Before installing the driver using the Add Printer wizard on Windows Server
of the following:
Establish the Internet connection so that Windows Update can scan your computer.
Add the printer driver to your computer.
5 If prompted, install the printer driver on your computer. If you are prompted for an administrator password or
confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
6 Complete the additional steps in the wizard, and then click Finish.
7 Print a test page to verify installation.
Click Start Devices and Printers (Start Control Panel Hardware and Sound Printers for Windows
and Windows Server
On the Desktop screen, right-click the bottom left corner of the screen, and then click Control Panel
Hardware and Sound (Hardware for Windows Server
Right-click the printer you just created, and then click Printer properties (Properties for Windows Vista
On the General tab, click Print Test Page. When a test page prints successfully, installation is complete.
Printing With Wi-Fi Direct
This section provides information for Wi-Fi Direct printing. Wi-Fi Direct allows your Wi-Fi mobile devices such as
computers, smart phone, and tablets, to connect to the printer directly via a Wi-Fi network. With Wi-Fi Direct, you
can print documents, photos, or e-mail on your Wi-Fi mobile devices directly without a wireless access point.
Wi-Fi Direct is available when the optional wireless adapter is installed.
Only printing function is available via the Wi-Fi Direct network.
The maximum number of devices that can be connected via the Wi-Fi Direct network is 3.
You cannot connect your mobile device to the Internet via the printer's Wi-Fi Direct network.
Depending on the device, the channel used to connect the device to the printer via Wi-Fi Direct may differ from the
channel used by the printer to connect to a network via Wi-Fi infrastructure mode. In such a case, simultaneous connection with
Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi infrastructure mode may not work properly.
The printer connected with Wi-Fi Direct supports the following protocols; LPD, Port9100, Web Services on Devices
(WSD) (print), Bonjour (mDNS), SNMPv1/v2c, Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.
Setting Up Wi-Fi Direct
To use Wi-Fi Direct, you need to first set up the Wi-Fi Direct settings from the operator panel of the printer. To
connect the mobile device to the printer via Wi-Fi Direct, select the SSID of the printer from the list of wireless
networks on the mobile device and enter the passphrase necessary for connection.
Setting Up the Printer
1 Press the
2 Press the
button until Admin Settings is highlighted, and then press the
3 Press the
button until Network is highlighted, and then press the
4 Press the
button until Wi-Fi Direct is highlighted, and then press the
5 Ensure that Wi-Fi Direct is highlighted, and then press the
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2008 R2 or Windows
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