Connect Shared Printer Windows 10

How to Connect to a Shared Printer Windows 10?

Your network can be shared by many devices, and you can easily connect with any one of the shared devices in the same network. Using the primary PC which is connected to the printer and the network, you can share the printer with other PCs on the same network. Read further for more detailed information from How to Connect to a Shared Printer Windows 10 System.

Share Printer to Primary PC

Method 1: Share using Settings. Navigate to the Settings and go to Printers & Scanners. Locate Manage –> Print Properties. Select ‘Share this printer’ under the Sharing tab.

Method 2: Navigate to the control panel. Choose view devices and printer under Hardware & Sound. Select the printer and right-click to choose Printer Properties from the menu. Choose Sharing tab —> Share this printer.

Connect the Shared Printer to the PC

Method 1: On the Windows PC, navigate to the Printers & Scanners option and select “Add a printer or scanner”. Pick your printer and select ‘Add Device’. You have to pick “Select a shared printer by name” option and install the driver when the screen prompts.

Method 2: Go to the control panel –> View Devices & Printers –> Add a printer —> Select a shared printer by name —> Click Next. Follow the above menu to connect the shared printer to the PC and How to Connect to a Shared Printer Windows 10 System.