Mac OS X Instructions
You will need to use the IP Address of the printer to connect to any network Printers.
- Click the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen, then click System Preferences
- Click Printers & Scanners
- Click the "+" icon to add a printer, then select IP
- Next, you will need the IP Address and Make & Model, For List of IP Addresses, Click Here
- Once you have the IP Address, perform the following:
- In the Address field, enter the IP Address.
- In the Protocol Drop Down, select Line Printer Daemon - LPD (Default for Yosemite or below. Must be changed manually in El Capitan)
- In the Queue field, leave Blank unless this is a Canon Multi-Function Printer, then enter "ip" without quotations and must be lowercase.
- In the Name field, change it from the IP Address to the Make & Model of the Printer.
- In the Location field, enter the location of the printer.
- For the Use Dropdown, there are two options depending on the printer:
- For Canon Multi-Function Printers, select from the Dropdown, Select Software, then look for the Make & Model #. For example, Canon iR-ADV 4025, then Press OK
- For all other network printers, be sure Auto-Select is selected.
- Once you have done this, click Add. If prompted for a communication method, select Unidirectional.
- If you have successfully added the printer to your computer, it will be displayed in your list of printers with a Green indicator.
You have successfully added a network printer to your University computer.
After that is done please follow this post-installation instructions:
Go into the Printers & Scanners Preference Pane (You may already be there from adding the printer)
Highlight the printer and click the Options & Supplies button.
Click the Options tab
Set the following options:
Cassette Feeding Unit
On (may not be present on all printers, if it’s not there don’t worry about it).