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Adding Printers (Mac)

SHSU Technology Tutorials | Adding Printers


This Technology Tutorial demonstrates how to add printers to on campus University computers (Mac)

You will need to call the Service Desk as an admin password is required to install printers.

First, you will need to open up your System Preferences. Go to the Apple Logo at the top left hand corner of your screen and click to find System Preferences.

System Preferences


Select Print & Fax

Print and Fax Option


On the next screen, click the lock on the bottom left hand corner if it is not already unlocked

Click the + sign to add a printer

You will need to contact the Service Desk at this point since you will need an administrator's password

When this screen pops up select the IP tab on the top of the screen

Enter the printer name in the Address section

Enter IP

The bottom section should auto fill. You can change the Name section to whatever you want so that it is easily identifiable.

Click Add


When the next page loads, click Continue

IP Address


You have now successfully added a printer to your Mac!

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