You can connect your printer to the laptop over a wired or wireless network. Based on the printer model, the how to add printer to laptop steps may vary, but the overall setup process is the same.
Connecting your printer to a laptop over a wireless network
This method contains three stages as discussed below.
Connecting the printer to a wireless network
Adding your printer to a laptop (Windows 10)
Updating the printer driver on your laptop
Connecting your printer to the laptop over a wired network
Identify and get the right cable to perform the wired connection setup
Connecting the printer and your laptop using the cable
Updating the printer driver