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Add Samsung Printer To Wireless Network

Check if your Samsung printer supports a wireless network connection. Some of the Samsung printers do not have the wireless printing feature.Refer to any one of the how to add Samsung printer to wireless network procedures mentioned below to configure the Samsung printer to a wireless network.

Procedure 1 - Push Button Configuration

  • Go to the control panel of the Samsung printer and then select the options that are listed here in order.
  • Menu
  • Network
  • Wireless
  • WPS Setting
  • PBC
  • Instead of selecting these options, you can just hold the WPS button on the Samsung printer’s control panel for two seconds approximately, depending on your printer model and proceed with how to add Samsung printer to wireless network guide.
  • Within two minutes, hold the WPS button on your wireless router.
  • The Connecting message will display on the LCD panel of the Samsung printer. This indicates that the Samsung printer is trying to connect to the wireless network.
  • Once connected, the Connected message will have appeared on the Samsung printer’s display panel.
  • At the same, the WPS LED will stay lit on the control panel of the Samsung printer.
  • After you complete the wireless network configuration, the AP’s SSID detail appears on the display panel of the Samsung printer.
how to add samsung printer to wireless network
  • Place a software CD in the CD-ROM drive of your computer and proceed with how to add Samsung printer to wireless network steps that prompts that display on the screen to set up the wireless network.

Procedure 2 - Personal Identification Number (PIN) Method

  • On the control panel of the Samsung printer, select the Menu icon and choose the following options.
  • Network
  • Wireless
  • WPS Setting
  • PIN
  • Alternatively, press and hold the WPS button on the Samsung printer’s control panel and move on with how to add Samsung printer to wireless network guide.
  • Note: Make sure to hold this WPS button for more than two seconds.
  • Check if an eight-digit PIN is displayed on the display panel of the Samsung printer.
  • Type the displayed eight-digit PIN on your computer within two minutes.
  • The computer needs to be connected to the same wireless network.
  • The display panel of the Samsung printer will show the Connected message followed by the Connected message.
  • If the wireless network configuration on the Samsung printer is established successfully, the WPS LED on the printer’s control panel will stay lit.
  • Once done, the SSID type will be displayed on the LCD panel of the Samsung printer.
  • Make sure to install the Samsung printer software using an installation CD on the computer.

Procedure 3 - Menu button

  • After you select the Menu icon on the control panel of the Samsung printer, choose the following options.
  • Network
  • Wireless
  • WLAN Settings
  • Now, you have to press the OK option on the Samsung printer’s control panel.
  • The Automatic and Custom options will appear on the printer’s display panel.
  • The manufacturer recommends selecting the Automatic option to add Samsung printer to wireless.
  • The Samsung printer will show the available wireless networks on the display panel.
  • Choose your wireless network name (SSID) from the displayed Network Name lists.
  • When prompted while using how to add Samsung printer to wireless network steps, you have to enter the wireless network key (password) on the control panel.
  • This will connect the Samsung printer to the wireless network.

Procedure 4 - using a computer

Windows:

  • Turn on the Samsung printer, wireless router, and Windows computer and start follow how to add Samsung printer to wireless network instructions.
  • Insert a software CD into the computer’s CD-ROM drive.
  • The installation wizard will begin automatically. If not, select Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Run on the Windows computer.
  • Click the executable setup file of the Samsung printer and select the OK option.
  • Read and agree with the installation agreements of the Samsung printer software. Once you click the Next option, the Printer Connection Type window will appear.
  • Select the radio button beside the Wireless Network Connection option and click Next.
  • Now, select Yes, I will set up my printer’s wireless network -> Next -> Using a direct wireless connection -> Next.
  • Now, go to the control panel of the Samsung printer and hold the WPS button within two minutes.
  • Go back to the Windows computer, click the Next option, and continue with the rest of the on-screen guidelines.
  • Now, the Samsung printer is connected to the wireless network.

Mac:

  • Turn on both your Mac computer, router, and the Samsung printer.
  • Use a software CD to install the setup file of the Samsung printer on the Mac computer. Alternatively, download the Samsung printer’s setup file from the manufacturer website.
  • Search for the MAC_Installer folder and double-click it.
  • Click the Installer OS X icon and select the Continue option.
  • After you review the license agreement of the Samsung printer software, select the Continue option.
  • Click the Agree button followed by the Install button.
  • This will install all the components of the Samsung printer. To install any specific components, click the Customize button and select the components that you want to install.
  • After you type the password, click OK. When the Printer Connection Type window opens, select the radio button beside the Configuration of Wireless Network option and click Continue.
  • Select Using a direct wireless connection -> Next and then press the WPS button on the Samsung printer’s control panel.
  • Select the Next option on the computer screen and continue with the rest of the instructions.
  • Once done on using how to add Samsung printer to wireless network guide, close the installation wizard. This will connect the Samsung printer to the wireless network.