Add a printer or scanner

Applies to: Windows 10

If your printer connects by a wire, plug it into your device. It'll connect automatically, your PC will download the right drivers, and you can use it right away. To connect a wireless printer, follow these steps:

  • Select the Start  button, then select Settings Devices Printers & scanners > Add a printer or scanner.
    Add a printer or scanner
  • Wait for it to find nearby printers, then choose the one you want to use, and select Add device. If you want to remove the printer later, just highlight it, and select Remove.
  • If you don't see your printer, try to fix the problem by using the steps in Fix printer problems in Windows 10