How do I make my network printer discoverable?

Select Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change advanced sharing settings. In the Advanced sharing settings dialog box, expand the Private section. Next, under Network discovery, select Turn on network discovery. Under File and printer sharing, select Turn on file and printer sharing.

Why can’t Windows 10 find my network printer?

Both Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 feature a built-in troubleshooter that can you fix general bugs affecting your printer. To launch it, simply go to Settings > Update & Security > select Troubleshoot in the left-hand pane > locate the printer troubleshooter, as well as the Hardware troubleshooter and run both.

How do I get Windows 10 to recognize my printer?

Simply plug the USB cable from your printer into an available USB port on your PC, and turn the printer on. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners. Select Add a printer or scanner. Wait for it to find nearby printers, then choose the one you want to use, and select Add device.

How do I manually add a network printer in Windows 10?

Follow the steps below to add a network printer in Windows 10.

  1. Open the Windows Start menu.
  2. Then click to Settings.
  3. Then click on Devices.
  4. Next, select Printers & Scanners.
  5. Then click Add a Printer.
  6. Click “The printer that I want isn’t listed.” Once you select this, the “Add Printer” screen will pop up.

How do I setup a printer on a network?

How to Set Up a Printer for a Network

How do I connect my printer via WIFI?

Use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button on your router to connect the printer to your Wi-Fi network.

  1. Place the printer near the Wi-Fi router.
  2. Put the printer in WPS connection mode.
  3. Within two minutes, press and hold the WPS button on the router until the connection process begins.

How do I setup a network printer with an IP address?

How do I setup a network printer with an IP address?

  1. Use windows search and type in printers.
  2. Click on the option for Devices and Printers.
  3. Select ‘Add a local printer’
  4. Click Create a new port, and in the dropdown menu, select Standard TCP/IP Port.
  5. Type the IP address into the box labeled Hostname or IP address, and click next.