How to convert any usb Printer to WiFi Printer ?

wifi printer

Hey Everyone, Is there a printer in your house or office? Have you ever imagined what it would be like if your wired usb printer became a WiFi Printer? Then you might also imagine that this is possible but will cost a lot of money to make it wireless. If you imagined this, you probably also thought it was possible, but it would cost a lot of money to make it wireless. Using the print server method, we can make our wired printer a WiFi Printer. 

WiFi Printer
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What is a Print Server?

To make our print server, we configure our printer with our router. With just a WiFi router, we can set up a print server at no extra charge. Additionally, the task can be done by yourself without the need for a professional.

How to Make a Print Server?

To make a WiFi Printer, All you have to do, just follow the steps below-

  • Connect your router to your printer via a USB port.

Note– Both the router and printer must have USB ports. It is also okay if the router does not have internet access. If you have a spare router, you can use it.

  • Connect your computer to the router.
  • Navigate to the router’s configuration page.
  • Log in to the configuration page.
configuration page
  • Go to the home-sharing settings.
home sharing
  • Enable home-sharing. 
enable WiFi Printer
  • The name of the printer must appear after you enable this.
printer name
  • Now open Windows features if you are using Windows 10.
windows features
  • Enable support for SMB file sharing.
  • Click OK.
  • Now, this window will appear.
windows features
  • Upon restarting the computer, it is highly recommended that you do not wait or not to postpone the restart.
  • After restarting it, go to “networks” and see if a WAP option is available.
  • If there is, click on it.
select printer

If you can see your printer there, you’ve done everything correctly. Otherwise, repeat the entire process.

  • Install your printer drivers as usual after your printer is listed.
printer driver

With this, you can print from any device connected to your network.

Follow these steps to print from your Phone

  • Connect to the same WiFi.
  • Visit the Playstore.
play store
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  • Open it. 
download printshare to enable WiFi printer
  • Select the page you want to print.
select document to print
  • Click on the print button.
  • The program will ask you to select a printer. 
  • Select a nearby WiFi network. 
Nearby WiFi Printer
  • Choose WAP from the menu.
  • Choose your printer. 
Select printer
  • Click on Manually select a driver when asked for a driver.
Select Manually
  • Choose the manufacturer of your printer.
select printer brand
  • Choose your printer.
select printer
  • Download the drivers when it asks for them.
download drivers
  • Click on print.

That’s all for today’s blog. I hope you have been able to turn your wired printer into a WiFi router. Visit our website to read more interesting blogs like this, and subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

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