Adding a Network Printer on Mac OS

How to map a WPI network printer on a Mac OS.
  1. Click on the Apple menu and select the "System Preferences" option
  2. Double click on the "Printers and Scanners" icon
  3. In the "Printers and Scanners" window, click the "+" symbol in the lower left corner
  4. Select IP in the top-left menu, and enter the following information:
    • Address: The internet address of the printer (ex:
    • Note:

      On macOS dashes must replace underscores in printer name

    • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
    • Queue: Leave blank
    • Location: The physical location of the printer (optional)
  5. Click "Add"





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