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Steps to Add a Printer Using IP Address for Mac

August 17, 2022

Adding a printer using the IP address on your Mac is just as straightforward. Here’s how it’s done:

1. Navigate to the apple icon in the upper-left corner of your screen.

2. Choose “System Preferences…” on the drop-down menu.

3. Find “Printers & Scanners” on the list of options and click on it.

4. Select “+” in the bottom-left corner of the new window.

  1. Note: Some older Mac versions require you to click on “Add printer” before proceeding to the next step.

5. Go to the IP icon on the upper-left part of the new window.

6. Type in the IP address of your printer.

Available IP Addresses: and

7. Fill out the rest of the information, like the printer’s name and use.

8. When you’re done, click on “Add” in the bottom-right corner of the tab.

You’ve successfully managed to connect your printer to your Mac using its IP address. Now you can start using it normally.