If you’ve ever used a printer in Windows 10, you know that it can be a little tricky to add one. In this article, we’re going to show you how to add a printer in Windows 10 using the Settings app.
Do you need to add a printer to your Windows 10 computer? If so, this guide will show you how to go about it. First, you’ll need to open the Settings app on your computer. From here, click on System and then Printers. You’ll see an overview of your printers and other print devices. Click on Add a printer. You’ll see a list of all your printers.
Select the one you want to add, and then click on OK. Next, you’ll need to tell Windows 10 where the printer is located. On the left side of the window, under “Current location”, type in the path to the printer’s physical location on your computer. For example, if the printer is located at C: PrintersHP LaserJet Pro MFP M277nw, type C: PrintersHP LaserJet Pro MFP M277nw in this field.
Next, click on Add local printer. Windows 10 will now try to find and install the driver for the printer on your computer. If it can’t find the driver, it will offer to install it from a list of available drivers that Microsoft provides.
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What are the different types of printers?
There are different types of printers out there, and each one has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Here are the different types of printers and what they do:
Regular printer: This is the most common type of printer and is used to print regular text or images. It is usually found in homes and offices.
Laser printer: A laser printer uses a beam of light to print documents. This type of printer is more expensive than a regular printer, but it is faster and produces higher-quality prints.
photocopier: A photocopier copies printed material from one source to another. It is used in businesses to make copies of important papers.
How to add a printer to Windows 10
If you need to add a printer to your computer, you can do so by following these steps:
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Under the “Printers and Scanners” section, click the “Add a printer” link.
3. In the “Add a printer” window, click the “Windows 10 (Desktop)” button.
4. In the “Select a printer” window, select the printer that you want to add from the list of devices.
5. Click the “Next” button.
6. In the “Driver settings” window, click the “Install driver software” link.
7. Click the “Browse for driver software” button and select the appropriate driver file from the list of drivers that are displayed.
8. Click the “Next” button to continue.
9. In the “Ready to install the driver?” window, click the “Yes” button to install the driver.
10. When the installation is complete, click the “Close” button to exitthe “Add a printer” window.
How to change the default printer in Windows 10
Windows 10 includes a built-in printer driver so you don’t have to install a separate printer driver. However, if you want to use a different printer or you need to share your printer with other users, you will need to change the default printer in Windows 10.
To change the default printer in Windows 10, follow these steps:
1. Open the Settings app on your computer.
2. Under “PC settings,” click “Printers & Scanning.”
3. Under “Default Printer,” select the appropriate printer from the list.
4. If you want to use a shared printer, enter the shared username and password into the “Share this printer” box.
How to add a printer using the Control Panel?
If you want to add a printer to your Windows computer, you can do so using the Control Panel. This is a simple process that will require only a few minutes of your time.
To access the Control Panel, open the Start menu and click on Control Panel. In the Control Panel window, click on Printers and Other Hardware. On the Printers and Other Hardware window, click on Add a printer.
In the Add, a printer window, select the type of printer you want to add and provide some information about the printer. The most important information you need to provide is the printer’s location. You can also choose whether you want to share this printer with other users on your computer. Click on Add to add the printer to your computer.
If you want to add a new printer to your Windows computer, you can do so using the Settings app. To do this, open the Settings app and click on “Printers”.
On the next screen, you will see a list of all the printers currently installed on your computer. To add a new printer, select it from the list and click on “Add a printer”.
You will be asked to provide some additional information about the new printer, such as its name and description. Once you have completed this step, the new printer will be added to your computer and ready to use.
How to print remotely using Windows 10?
If you need to print something from your computer but you don’t have a printer connected to it, you can use Windows 10 to print the document remotely.
To do this, ensure your printer is turned on and connected to your computer. Next, open the Start menu and click Settings. In the Settings window, click Printers.
Next, click Add a printer. In the Add Printer window, type the name of your printer in the Name field and click OK.
Now, you’ll need to find the document you want to print and select it. Click File and then click Print. In the Print window, select File sharing (direct printing) as your printing method and click OK.
Now, a small bar will appear in the bottom right corner of your screen indicating that the printer is working. Click Print again to finish printing the document.