How to Reconnect the Printer to the Computer
The printer reconnects to the computer network by using the wired USB cable connection. You can also reconnect the printer by using a wireless (Wi-Fi) connection.
Reconnecting Printer to the Computer
- Place your printer near your computer.
- Locate the Power button on the printer and press it.
- Connect the printer to your computer by using a USB cable.
- Click Start that is at the bottom left corner of the screen.
- Choose Settings that is at the lower left side of the start window.
- Select Devices and choose Printers & Scanners.
- Select Add a Printer or Scanner.
- Choose the printer’s name and select Add Device, and the printer reconnects to the computer.
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Steps for Reconnecting the Printer to the Computer
To reconnect the printer to the computer, switch on the printer and make sure that the printer is plugged into the power source.
If the printer supports wireless networks, then you need to search for the wireless networks. Once you connect, you need to enter the password.
Use the printer’s screen to find the Wi-Fi setup page, and enter the network password. This will be the network to which the computer connects to it.
Select Start -> Settings ->Devices -> Printers & Scanners ->Add a Printer or Scanner.
To connect your computer with the printer, choose Connect after selecting your printer. This action shows the wireless connection status in Windows.
For wireless connection in Mac, place the computer near the router where you get the wireless signal.
Some printer needs to be connected directly to the Mac while others need to complete the wireless setup entirely on the printer.
Connect the printer by using the Wi-Fi password. Click the Apple menu that is present at the top left corner of the screen.
Choose System Preferences that is present at the top of the Apple drop-down menu.
Select Printers and Scanners icon and click + that is present at the bottom left corner of the screen. Select the printer’s name on the left side of the screen, and the printer gets successfully connected to the Mac.