On this page, we shall discuss the procedure to set the default printer on your Windows 8 computer.Using some simple steps, you can set the printer you are using as the default one on your Windows computer. The only limitation of this procedure is that you have to set your default printer every time you log in. So, if you set your printer as the default one in the morning, it will remain so unless you log out or restart your computer. After shutting down your Windows computer at the end of the day and you log back in the next morning, you need to set the default printer once again.
On your desktop, double-click on the Devices and Printers icon. If you cannot find it on the desktop, follow these steps to access the icon:
You have now successfully set your printer as the default one on Windows 8.
To make the above method simpler, you can easily create a shortcut for your printer on the desktop.