Most of the current printers have wireless printing ability, which enables you to print from your computer through a wireless network. You can also connect mobile devices to the wireless router network, and operate the printer from the mobile phone. Use the procedure given below to connect desktop to wireless printer through router.
- STEP : 1
Turn on the Wi-Fi router network and connect the computer to the network.
STEP : 2
Write down the router Wi-Fi network name and password for the connection.
STEP : 3
Make sure that the printer is within the range of the Wi-Fi network.
STEP : 4
Switch on the printer.
STEP : 5
Now to connect desktop to wireless printer through router, download the printer driver from the official manufacturer website on the computer.
STEP : 6
Open the driver installer file and run the installation.
STEP : 7
Most printer software havea license agreement, read and then accept it.
STEP : 8
Select the wireless network connection as the connection type and continue with the process.
STEP : 9
Following that, the software detects the available wireless network.If the network name appears in the window, select it and enter the password.
STEP : 10
In case the printer software could not detect the network, then type the network name and the password manually.
STEP : 11
Follow the guided instructionson the screen to complete the wireless setup of the printer.
STEP : 12
Another easy way is to use the WPS method; for this, the printer should support WPS and the router needsto have the WPS push button.
STEP : 13
For the WPS push button method, there is no need to enter the network name and password.
STEP : 14
Press the WPS button on the printer, immediately press the WPS button on the router.
STEP : 15
After that, the printer and the router will connect automatically.
STEP : 16
Next to connect desktop to wireless printer through router, connect your computer to the wireless network of the router, and then establish the printer-computer connectionthrough the printer driver.