The activity of printer connected with Mac depends on the two most important thing. First, which kind of printer you are using, because if you are using the latest model. Then it would surely support the Air print application by default. But in case if you are using an older version, then you have to download the proper driver printer for the printer which has existed with Mac. You can easily find all of this updated version of the printer drivers on the google. Or either you can download it for free or can pay a nominal amount also, you can download a licensed version through the internet.
Usually, the printers come with feature wifi of enablement. You have to connect Mac wifi with the printer even you can use your password, login id and configure, as your Mac system required all these. Here we would like to tell you that, the printer utilizes a wifi protected setup only then you can check router manual to learn how to set up this.
Here, you have to note that printer can only be added to your Mac by clicking the setting device and select printer option, by this you will see the available printers around your network. Now, select your printer from the available network, after selecting the network click on the right side of the printer. It will help you to set up the printer with MAC as a default printer as per the requirement of yours.
Sometimes, there could be a situation where your printer is invisible on your Mac, and it will give you an error message of printer not found. Or maybe the other message pop that is software is not available for your device. Even printer connected with mac pirated software printer might create synchronization issues on your Mac. All of this is a list of possible error in the printer manual.
Mac and Air Print
As a user, you need to make sure that the printer should connect with the same wifi network as the MAC. Both the printer and wifi router can be restarted as they are sync with each other. As being an enabled air print, it is always better on the printer. From the range of the wifi router, the printer should be accessible, and the one should make sure that the latest wifi software is installed for both your MAC and the printer. And also you should have to make sure the setting of the printer is aptly set no firewall or antivirus is blocking the same.
Mac and USB Printer
In case, if you are using the older version of printer which securely USB enabled to connect the printer with Mac. To see the Printer connected with Mac securely or not, you can turn off the printer and after that turn the printer on again. The plus point of the Mac is that as per the requirement it download all of the software and need of the device. By which user can use all functions based on updated software.
After this, you have to wait until your printer gets start-up and restore its setting now, from the available menu of Mac select the printer and scanner option then add the relevant printer to it.
If the status of the printer shows idle, it simply means that your Mac can detect the printer but not used the printer. Now, you have to add the printer as a default printer from the Mac device setting. After when the setup is complete once, your printer connected with a mac you can easily use the printer as per your need and requirement.