Frequently Asked Question

Printer Not Found On Server, Unable to Connect. Adding Network Printer Instructions
Last Updated 8 months ago

Symptom:

Open the Printers and Scanners system settings pane.

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Printers have a status of "Printer not found on server, unable to connect".

Resolution:

Click on the printers that are not connecting. Select "Remove Device". 
*Removing printers may require administrative credentials.

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Select "Add printer or scanner" via the Printers & Scanners settings pane.

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Scroll thru the list of printers to find the desired printer. Click on the printer and select "Add Device".

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To set a printer as your default, select the printer, select open queue.
* You will need to scroll to the bottom if the add printers selection is still showing. You may also close the settings window and reopen it.

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In the print queue window, select the Printer menu and select "Set As Default Printer".

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