A computer network provides you an amazing feature that enables you to take printouts as long as it is connected to the internet connection. Whether you are using a wired or wireless network the printer must be connected to the network.
If you are having any trouble while trying to connect to the network then you can follow the troubleshooting solutions. One of the main reasons why your printer may not be connecting to the network is because of a poor wi-fi connection. However, there are multiple reasons why you may come across the error. If you are wondering how to resolve the networking issue then here are some of the basic troubleshooting solutions that you can follow.
But if you need an immediate response then get in touch with the technical support team for help and assistance.
If you are facing a networking problem while using the printer in Windows then you need to resolve the problem by following the basic troubleshooting solutions mentioned below.
Check the Network Connection
Make sure that the cable connections are connected to the right ports properly from the computer to the router. If the connections are properly connected then check the settings of the router. If the settings are also correct then take out the plug of the power cord, wait for a few seconds and then plugin to check if the problem is fixed or not. If you are still having a problem then a quick reset of the router can help in resolving the problem.
Check the Network Connection Settings in Windows
If you have the updated version of Windows, then there are chances that the settings of your network connection may be changed. You can check the settings very easily just follow the steps mentioned below.
- Click on the start button and then search for Network and Sharing Center.
- From the new window click on the management network connection.
- Right-click on your network connection and then select the properties. When prompted enter the admin credentials properly.
Connect the System to the Wireless Network
If you are unable to connect to the wireless network then do not worry. You can resolve the issue by following the steps mentioned below.
- Make sure the modem and the router are turned on and are connected to the network.
- Check if the computer and make sure the wi-fi option is enabled.
- Click on the wi-fi icon to diagnose the problem. Click on the option for diagnose and repair if you see any notification.
Check the network adapter and make sure it is working properly. Reboot the system and then complete the sign in as the administrator.
- Click on the start button and then go to the Device and Manger. Then select the option for the network adapter and then double-click on the properties. In the general tab, section selects the device and status and check if the adapter is functioning properly or not. If there is an issue then try updating the driver of the network adapter.
Try Fixing the Issue with the Internet Connection
If you are having a network connecting issue while trying to print using Windows. If the network connection keeps disconnecting then the adapter may be set to power-saving mode. You can follow the steps mentioned below to disable the mode.
- Go to the adapter’s properties and then under networking click on the configure option.
- Then change to the power management tab and untick the option that says allow the computer to turn to power-saving mode.
- Confirm the changes by clicking on ok or apply.
These are some of the solutions that you can follow to resolve the networking issue in the printer while using Windows. However, if the problem persists then get in touch with the technical support team for help and assistance.