Additional printer setup
Click the Configuration tab.
Do either of the following:
Click Update Now ‑ Ask Printer.
Under Configuration Options, manually add any installed hardware options.
For Macintosh users
From the Apple menu, navigate to either of the following:
System Preferences > Print & Scan > select your printer > Options & Supplies > Driver
System Preferences > Print & Fax > select your printer > Options & Supplies > Driver
Add any installed hardware options, and then click OK.
Purchase a wireless network adapter first before setting up the printer on a wireless network. To install the
wireless network adapter, see the instruction sheet that came with the adapter.
A Service Set Identifier (SSID) is a name assigned to a wireless network. Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), Wi-Fi
Protected Access (WPA), WPA2, and 802.1X - RADIUS are types of security used on a network.
Preparing to set up the printer on an Ethernet network
To configure your printer to connect to an Ethernet network, organize the following information before you begin:
Note: If your network automatically assigns IP addresses to computers and printers, continue on to installing the
A valid, unique IP address for the printer to use on the network
The network gateway
The network mask
A nickname for the printer (optional)
Note: A printer nickname can make it easier for you to identify your printer on the network. You can choose to
use the default printer nickname, or assign a name that is easier for you to remember.
You will need an Ethernet cable to connect the printer to the network and an available port where the printer can
physically connect to the network. Use a new network cable when possible to avoid potential problems caused by a
Installing the printer on an Ethernet network
For Windows users
Insert the Software and Documentation CD.