Wireless Printing: Sierra

Adding a printer for use on the wireless network:

  • Connect to SamNet and authenticate using a SHSU username and password
    • SamNet-Guest will not work for wireless printing
  • Go to https://ipp.shsu.edu/printers

Printer Website

Type in the first few letters of the printer and search.

Once the printer is located, click on the printer. 

Printer Search

Copy the website listed in the browser once the printer is selected.

Copy URL

Go to System Preferences.

System Preferences Icon

Select Printers & Scanners.

System Preferences

Select the + (plus sign) to add printer.

Plus Sign

Select Advanced and the following settings.

  • Type: Internet Printing Protocol (https)*
  • Device: Another Device
  • URL: Paste the copied URL for the driver
  • Print Using: Generic PCL Printer

Advanced Settings

Select Add.

On the following screen, select the check box(es) next to the options desired, then press OK.

Additional Printer Options

The printer should appear in the Printers & Scanners display.

Printer Added

If a job does not print or print correctly to the printer, you may need to download and install the manufacturer's drivers for the printer from the manufacturer's website as not all printers work with generic drivers.