a lot of people struggle with the issue of connecting Chromebooks with their printer. in this post, we have given you detailed information on How to Proceed & connect the canon printer with Chromebook and Print with it. in our previous post, we explained how to connect a canon printer to mac computer using default methods.
Connect your printer
Ensure that printer is turned on:
If you want to connect your printer to your Chromebook, then it is necessary to plug in the printer into the socket and turn it on. Skip this step to the cloud print step if you want to print any document from Google account.
Search and connect your printer to the Wi-Fi if necessary
If you are not already connected to the Wi-Fi, then open the printer menu in your printer and select the option of Wi-Fi network. Later on, search for the Wi-Fi that you require to connect and enter the proper network’s password and connect it. All printers have a difference in connecting Wi-Fi, so you have to check the printers manually. If your printer failed to connect the Wi-Fi network, then directly move on to the last step of this part.
Connect Wi-Fi network on your Chromebook
Later on, head to the Chromebook and go to profile on the lower right side, you will find the Wi-Fi logo over there, just click
on it so that it will open the Wi-Fi menu.
Select the network in which the printer connected
You have to select the same network in which your printer is connected. To use your printer from Chromebook you
must make sure that Chromebook and printer it is connected on the same network, otherwise it will not work.
Type the password and connect it
After clicking on the same network type the password when it gets prompted and connect it. After getting connected you are ready to add a printer to your Chromebook.
If your printer doesn’t connect your Chromebook wireless, then take a USB cable and connect one side of your Chromebook and another side to the printer. Some printer works on USB to USB cable and some works on USB to printer cable to connect.
Add printer to Chromebook
Click on account icon:
First of all, you have to click on your account icon which is on the bottom right corner, then the menu will appear.
Tap on settings
You will get the setting option in your account icon, click on it.
Click on Advanced
Later on, click on the Advanced option that you will get to see on the bottom of the Setting option.
On the printing section click on the printers option.
Click on the Add Printer, you will see the list of the printers which is currently available.
Select your printer
Now look for your printer and select whichever you want to use.
Click on Add:
After selecting the printer’s name, you will find the Add button below that section. Just click on it to proceed to print any document from your Chromebook. if any issues happen while changing settings Please reset the canon printer to default settings and try again.
Add the printer to Google Cloud print
Connect your printers to Mac or Windows:
If you want to enable cloud printing then you should use the non-Chromebook computers. Connect your computer to your printer via Wi-Fi. Or else if you can’t connect through the Wi-Fi network, then use a USB cable attaching to both computers and printers.
Click on Google Chrome:
Double click opens Google Chrome software. It will get opened.
On the top right corner, you will see the three-dot button which indicates the option. Click on it so that dropdown will get appeared.
Tap on Settings:
click on the settings, and it will take you to the settings page.
Click on Advanced:
When you scroll down you will find the Advanced option. Click on it.
Click on Google cloud print:
on the printing section, go to Google cloud print.
Click on Manage Cloud print devices:
on the bottom, click on Manage Cloud Print Devices. If it says to login to your account, then log in to your Google account to proceed ahead.
Select your printer and add it:
Click on your printer which you want to use to print your document. Letter all click on the Add option below that section so that you can print.
Print from Chromebook
Head 2 document which you want to print:
Once your computer gets connected to the printer then you can print any of the items on your screen. If your printer is connected to your Google cloud print, then you need to use Google Chrome.
Click on the print option
Go to the menu option, and there you can find the print option. If you are in the Google sheet then you can find the file option and click on print at the bottom. In a simple way, you can easily do this by pressing the Ctrl+P button to print your document.
Find and select your printer, you can set a default printer to print documents.
Change the settings
You will get options while you print like pages, the number of copies, layout, and colors. if you want to change the settings then you can or else go with the default.
Click on Print
After all, click on the Print option on the bottom and you will get your document printed through your printer. here is a similar post that may help you add printer with Chromebook
So these are the simple and various steps to connect your Chromebook to your printer. We hope this article of different methods to connect your printer to print any document helped you. if it works Please share the post to help Others or if the Canon printer is offline Please do contact us & get help.