Connecting to MFD printers on a Mac

Connecting to HWS Printers on a Mac

Please follow these instructions to configure HWS printers on the HWS computer please follow these instructions.

Note: These instructions are for Faculty and Staff HWS computers only. 

 

Use the contents below to get started:

To add a printer on a Mac

Choose a Driver for MFD Xerox Printer

Choose a Driver for Non-Xerox Printer (HP LaserJet)

 

To add a printer on a Mac

To configure the printer on the HWS machine please follow these steps:

 

  1. At the top left part of your screen, click on the Apple icon /Users/cmeyers/Desktop/Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 9.49.35 AM.png/Users/cmeyers/Desktop/Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 9.49.47 AM.png

  2. In the dropdown menu, click System Preferences /Users/cmeyers/Desktop/Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 9.49.59 AM.png

  3. Click on the Printers and Scanners icon
     

  4. In the bottom left corner of the of open window click the plus button A list of network printers will pop up.image

  5. Click on the appropriate printer from the list

     

    As a Mac user, you will want to select the printer with PS at the end of the name when applicable.

     

    You can find the printer name in two locations:

     

    • There is a sticker on the physical MFD that reads “HWS -” with the assigned number

    • Or you can follow this link to see the project page with a list of each MFD’s name, number, and location./Users/cmeyers/Desktop/Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 10.03.37 AM.png















       

  6. Once the printer name and location have loaded, please refer to next step to Choose a Drive

    1. Choose a Driver for MFD Xerox Printer

    2. Choose a Driver for Non-Xerox Printer (HP LaserJet)

 

Choose a Driver for MFD Xerox Printer

Please follow specific settings 

  1. click the Choose a Driver drop down
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  2. Click Select Software…

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    A pop up window with a list of drivers will appear.

  3. Choose the appropriate software by clicking on the item in the list that has a matching letter and number combination to the printer you are installing

     

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    An example would be if you are installing PCUTSRV-HWS-8_B8055PS_BW you will want to select the Xerox AltaLink B8055, 3.123.0.

     

  4. Click OK

     

  5. On the Add Printer page, click Add

 

Choose a Driver for Non-Xerox Printer (HP LaserJet)

Please follow specific settings 

  1. Click the Choose a Driver dropdown
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  2. Click Select Software…

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    A pop-up window with a list of drivers will appear.

  3. Choose the Generic PostScript Printer driver

  4. Click OK

  5. On the Add Printer page, click Add

 

Need additional help? Contact the HWS IT Services Help Desk.

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Article ID: 68375
Created
Thu 12/6/18 11:20 AM
Modified
Mon 3/8/21 9:21 AM