There are many issues encountered by users while installing and using a printer on their computer. This page covers the topic-"why your printer is not connecting to the computer?" and how to fix it.
Basically, the computer you wish to connect to the printer should meet the system requirements of your printer. If your computer is not compatible with the printer, then you may not be able to connect the printer to your computer. So, initially, check to make sure that your computer meets the OS system requirements of the printer.
Next, check if your printer is turned on. If not, turn it on. Similarly, check whether the printer’s initial setup is done completely. If not, finish it first, and then connect the printer to your computer. Make sure that the paper type of your desire is loaded properly into the tray and the ink cartridges or tanks are installed correctly in their slots.
These are the basic causes and solutions to resolve the printer not connecting to the computer issue. If the above solutions don’t resolve this issue, then perform the advanced methods given below.
If your connectivity type is wireless, follow the instructions given below to fix the printer not connecting to the computer issue.
For USB or LAN
Sometimes, an outdated OS may also lead to this issue. Update your Windows OS by following the instructions given here.
If the issue remains unresolved, contact us.