How do I add a scanner to my computer?
- Select Start > Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners or use the following button. Open the Printers & scanners settings.
- Select Add a printer or scanner. Wait for it to find nearby scanners, then choose the one you want to use, and select Add device.
Why is my scanner not connecting to my computer? Check the cable between the scanner and your computer is firmly plugged in at both ends. If possible, switch to a different cable to test for problems with the existing one. You can also switch to a different USB port on your computer to check if a faulty port is to blame.
How do I connect my scanner to my USB?
- Press the power button briefly to enter USB mode. The USB icon is displayed on the scanner screen, and the scanner is now recognized as removable disk.
- Browse to Computer > Removable disk > DCIM100Media to view, import, copy, move or delete scans.
Does a scanner need to be connected to a computer? Currently, scanners can be found in many products, be it a product on its own or in multifunction printers. One of the most attractive features of the latest scanners on the market is the ability to scan documents without the need to connect them to a PC or laptop.