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TCP/IP Printing (Mac)
This article describes how to set up a network printer in Mac OS X.
TCP/IP Printing on Mac OS 10.4 or Higher
Printing in the Residence Halls
If you are trying to print in one of the residence halls, please see
the Residential Computing how-to section on setting up your computer to print to
the dorm printer.
Adding a Network Printer:
Before you can send documents to a printer for the first time, you
may need to add it to your list of printers.
This document assumes that you already know the IP address of the
printer you would like to add. If you need to find or set the IP address
of the printer, please consult the manual for your printer.
Go to Applications→ Utilities→ Printer
- Printer Setup Utility: If this is the first time
you have added a printer, you will see a pop-up message asking you
if you want to add a printer to your list. Click Add.
- Printer Browser: In the top menu bar, click IP
Printer and fill in the remaining information as follows:
- Next to Protocol select Internet Printing
Protocol - IPP.
- Next to Address type in the IP address of the
- Next to Print Using select the manufacturer of your
printer. Then select the Model and click Add.Note:
All other fields may be left blank.
- Installable Options: You will only see this window
if your printer has installable options. Select the options you would
like to include and click Continue.
- Printer List:Your newly added printer will now
appear in your printer list.
Note: To set a printer as your default
printer, simply select the printer, and click Make Default
in the top menu bar of the Printer List.