HOW TO ADD A PRINTER TO LENOVO LAPTOP

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HOW TO ADD A PRINTER TO LENOVO LAPTOP

You can add or install a wireless printer to your Lenovo laptop over a network easily. Adding the printer to your Lenovo (Windows 10) laptop takes place in four stages. They are as follows:

  1. 1. Preparing the printer and your system for the network connection.
  2. 2. Connecting your printer to the wireless network.
  3. 3. Installing your printer driver on your Lenovo (Windows 10) system.
  4. 4. Finally, adding the printer to your Lenovo laptop.
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Preparing the printer and your system for the network connection

  • First, identify your wireless network’s SSID and password.
  • Make sure that your wireless network is working properly.
  • Switch on your Lenovo laptop (Windows 10) and the router.
  • Connect your laptop to the wireless network that your printer is to be connected.
  • Make sure to keep your wireless printer and the computer within the range of the Wi-Fi router.

Connecting the printer to the Wi-Fi network

  • The wireless connectivity process for each printer will vary a little.
  • Switch on your wireless printer.
  • Tap theWi-Fi icon or button available on your printer’s control panel.
  • Connect your printer to the wireless network by referring to its user guide.
  • Once the printer is connected to the same network that your Lenovo laptop is connected to, proceed with the next step explained below.

Installing your printer driver on your Lenovo laptop

  • Insert the installation CD of your printer into your system’s CD tray.
  • Open your printer’s driver file.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to complete the driver installation process.
  • Make sure to select the connectivity type as wireless when prompted.
  • Finish the installation as per the instructions.

Adding your wireless printer to the Lenovo laptop

  • Navigate to theSettings section on your system.
  • Click theDevices option followed by Printers & Scanners.
  • Now, a list of printers available within your wireless router range will be displayed on the screen.
  • Locate your wireless printer and click thetoggle button beside it.
  • Click theAdd Printer 
  • Now, your wireless printer is added successfully to the Lenovo laptop.
  • Similarly, you can also connect the printer to your Lenovo laptop using an Ethernet or USB cable.
  • To know how, click theCall button available on this screen and get remote assistance from our technical experts.