Adding a Network Printer to Mac


  • How do I add a Network Printer to my University Mac with an IP Address?


  1. First and foremost, before beginning you must obtain the IP Address from the Network printer. This can be done in Print Management by Right-Clicking the printer, selecting "Properties" and then the "Ports" tab. 
    1. Instructions on using and connecting to Print Management can be found here.
  2. Go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners
  3. Click the Add (+) Button at the bottom of the printer list.
    1. Click on the IP button (Globe Icon in the Middle)
    2. Input the IP on the Address line
    3. Protocol should auto fill after, however if not select "LPD - Line Printer Daemon
    4. You can fill in the Name with the Network Name of the printer and the Location 
      • For Example: HEC-TS3130 and HEC-1032
    5. Then click the Add button. 
  4. The printer has now been added to your list of printers, you can now test it by sending a test print job.

Additional Information

  • This article is internal as the Macs may be Admin locked when adding a network printer.


Article ID: 132552
Wed 5/19/21 8:23 AM
Tue 8/2/22 3:12 PM