Installing a printer on Chromebook is still a bit difficult for most Chromebook users because there are no drivers to install it. You can do it easily, even without downloading the drivers. Here, we’ll provide step-by-step instructions on how to install a printer on a Chromebook. We are going to share the easiest and most accurate method to do it.


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Prepare the following things to install your printer:

  • Your Chromebook should be up-to-date with the latest version of Chrome OS.
  • The Printer should be powered on and ready with ink cartridges installed and paper loaded.
  • Know the password for your printer, if any.
  • Know the password for your WiFi Network.

How to install Printer on Chromebook

Let’s start installing the printer by following the below given step-by-step instructions.

Step 1: Change printer settings.

1) Steps for LCD control panel printers:

  1. First, turn on the printer and click on the Setup/Network/wireless menu on the printer screen.
  2. Now click Settings.
  3. Now click on Wireless Setup Wizard.
  4. Now select your network and type the password.
  5. Now just select connect and ok. Your printer is connected now.

2) Steps for printers that don’t have an LCD display:

  1. 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 wireless button flashes.
  2. In the case of Tango printers, you will find the wireless button on the back, press it and hold it for 5 seconds.
  3. You should see the light in front flashes:
  4. Now, within 2 hours time, Press the WPS or wifi protected setup button and hold the button for some time to initiate the process of connection.
  5. When the connection is established, wireless light will stop blinking on the printer.

Step 2: Start installing printer

  1. Now go to your Chromebook and click on the Clock in the bottom-right corner and click on the Settings icon.
  2. Now scroll down and click on Advanced at the bottom.
  3. Now scroll down and click on Printers.
  4. Now click on Add Printer.
  5. Now you will see this screen, click on your printer name and just click on Add.

Your printer is now installed and you can start printing using the Chromebook. If you need more help regarding the Chromebook printer installation then you’ll be more helped from here.

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