How do I install Printer on Chromebook?

In this article, we are going to explain how to install a Printer on Chromebook. You can install it through a wireless or a USB connection.

Prepare the following things to install your printer:

  • A Chromebook updated to the latest version of Chrome OS.
  • A printer with ink cartridges installed and paper loaded.
  • A USB cable is connected to the computer and printer or your wireless network password if you are using a wireless connection.

Steps to install Printer in Chromebook

Let’s discuss the step-by-step instructions. Please follow the following steps.

Step 1: Change printer settings.

Printers which having touchscreen or LCD control panel:
  • Firstly, Turn on the printer and click on the Setup/Network/wireless menu on the printer screen.
  • Now click Settings.
  • Then, click on Wireless Setup Wizard.
Wireless setup wizard. | Wireless networking, Wifi password, Hp officejet
  • Select your network and type the password.
  • Now just select connect and ok. Your printer is connected now.
The printer which doesn’t have a touchscreen display:
  • First of all, press the cancel and wireless button simultaneously until you see the power button light flashes and wait until the light in front of the wireless button flashes.
  • Find the wireless button on the back, press it and hold for 5 seconds.
Restore Wi-Fi setup mode on your HP printer | HP® Customer Support
  • You should see the light in front flashes:
  • Press the WPS or wifi protected setup button and hold the button for some time to initiate the process of connection.
Linksys Official Support - Using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) on  Linksys range extenders
  • When the connection is established, wireless light will stop blinking on the printer.

Step 2: Install printer in Chromebook.

  • Now go to the Chromebook click on the Clock in the right bottom corner and click on the Settings icon.
  • Now scroll and click on Advanced in the bottom.
  • Scroll and click on Printers.
  • Click on Add Printer.
  • Now you will see this screen, click on your printer name and just click on Add.
  • Now your printer is installed you can start printing using the Chromebook.

Hope this article is helpful to you!