Mac OS X - How to add a new printer

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Mac OS X - How to add a new printer


In this article you will learn how to easily add a printer to the printer list of Mac OS X. The procedure is as follows:
  • First make sure Mac OS X is up to date.
  • Connect your printer and turn it on.
  • Go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners.
  • If the printer is not listed in the printer list:
    • Click on the + button.
    • Add printer or scanner
    • Mac OS X will scan for connected devices.
    • Select the printer and click on Add.
  • Click on the Default printer menu and select your new printer.

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Published by deri58. Latest update on September 30, 2014 at 07:22 AM by deri58.
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