How do I get my computer 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.
Why is my computer not finding my wireless printer? Sometimes the printer may not be connected to the network, or your computer’s firewall might be blocking the printer. Also, if the printer is shared through another computer on the network, the settings on that computer may need to be modified.
How do I get my wireless printer to connect?
How do I reconnect my wireless printer?
- Place the printer near the Wi-Fi router.
- Put the printer in WPS connection mode.
- Within two minutes, press and hold the WPS button on the router until the connection process begins.