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How to add a printer to a Mac?

It’s not as tough as it may seem. Follow these six straightforward steps:

  1. Press the Apple logo in the upper left corner of your screen.
  2. Click ‘system preferences.
  3. In ‘system preferences’, click ‘printers and scanners’ which is near the middle of the window.
  4. In the white rectangle on the right side of the window, press the plus sign in the corner.
  5. Once clicked, under the default tab, nearby printers online will automatically appear.
  6. Press the printer you want to add to your Mac. If desired, enter the name, location, and use of your new printer at the bottom of this window.

About Jackie Elward

Jackie Elward is a Research Analyst covering the printer industry with a focus on diagnosing and solving common printer issues. Her expertise centers around mobile printing and advising consumers on the use of bluetooth, configuring Android and iOS devices to print remotely, and more. She's currently pursing a degree at Babson College.