How To Set A Default Printer In Windows 10 And Mac?
While you are using a printer, Windows keeps a record of the printing devices that have been connected to your computer once or twice. So, if you move your device somewhere else, your system will open your printer automatically as the last device you have used at the last location.
So, you have to reconnect with your home printer again and again to keep printing. To avoid this, you can change the settings of your computer so that you don’t have to connect to the same printer again and again. This, ladies and gentlemen, is how you set a default printer in Windows 10 and Mac:
Setting A Default Printer In Windows 10
Setting A Default Printer In Mac
You are in a workplace and you have options of multiple printer access, then you must know which one would you want to connect from the printer pop-up menu.
Mac has made it possible to switch the printers to your computer automatically, so you don't have to switch the printers manually.
Mac also allows you to choose a default printer. It helps make your work easier if you have to switch printers between work. When you have chosen the default printer, it will remain the same, whereas you can switch other printers on demand.
Following are the steps that will help you select your default printer using Mac.
Now save the settings. This will allow you to change printers and connect with them while keeping the default printer the same.
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And you’re done! Final tip: you may encounter spooling printer status issue here. Check out the linked guide for the remedy.