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Install printer on Mac

This guide explains how to connect to the printer system on your Mac. you must be connected to eduroam or a wired connection at Inland University of Applied Sciences for this to work.

The guide is 6 steps, all required.

Step 1

Go to "System Preferences" in the Apple menu to the top left.

Step 1-1

Then click the option for "Printers & Scanners".

Step 1-2

Step 2

Under the list of printers, click the "+" symbol to add a new printer.

Step 2-1


Step 3

Right click on an empty space on the toolbar (marked with an arrow on the image below) and click "Customize Toolbar...".

Step 3-1


Step 4

Right click on "Advanced" and click "Add "Advanced"". Then click "Done".

Step 4-1

If right clicking doesn't work, drag and drop "Advanced" to the toolbar.


Step 5

Click on the new "Advanced" icon and fill in the following:

  • Type: LPD/LPR Host or Printer
  • Device: Another Device
  • URL: lpd://
  • Name: Pullprint
  • Location should be empty
  • Use:  Generic PostScript Printer

It is important that you include your own student number in the URL to access your prints. Click "Add".

Step 5-1


Step 6

Check "Duplex Printing Unit".

Step 6-1

Then click "OK".

Step 6-2

The printer is now installed and ready for use.