How to Connect Ricoh Wireless Printer to the Computer

A simple way to connect Ricoh Printer to system, please connect the printer to your computer with a power chord after that please connect a Lan card in the printer to connect the same to the wifi network. 

The Ricoh printer comes with 2 modes, an infrastructure mode, and the other mode is called the adhoc mode. The Adhoc mode establishes a direct connection with the printer. The Lan capable device such as a laptop or a computer. 

Please load the Ricoh download page in your internet browser. Please type the name of your printer in your search bar; please select your menu from the drop down menu. Please click the printer name in the driver section, please download the setup file, and please launch the installation file. Once this file is launched your Ricoh printer is ready for printing through the wireless network. 

Ricoh printer is a multifunctional printer, it also has a range of scanners and copier also. This brand of printer comes with a network printer so it can be connected to the wireless network. 

This printer comes with a special feature it is specifically designed for an organization. This printer is accessible by more than one person. A person sitting in a different location can also access this printer the only thing to be kept in mind is that the printer should be correctly configured. 

Comprehensive Guide To Setup Ricoh Printer With Computer


Please note and remember that please connect the printer to a wifi network because if you try and establish a direct connection it may fail. The first step involves downloading the printer driver. This will enable you to effectively use the same with the wireless network when required. 

Please press the power button please turn on the printer, please connect the printer to the wifi. Please press power key on the printer for around two to three seconds, If the Led light on printer turns blue, it means the wifi is enabled for us to use the printer. 

Now either install the driver through the CD or install the same printer driver by downloading it. Please use the wifi installation option. Now you need to connect the printer by wifi once the configuration of the printer is complete.  You can also connect the printer using the USB cable. Please select the wifi option and installation option available in the menu. 

Please accept the terms and conditions for the menu now please select the access point list  now click and enter then enter the network key or the password in the dialogue box that appears.  Please select the appropriate printer and click on next button.  

Once the printer is installed the Ricoh printer driver icon appear on your desktop. The wifi router is the access point. This is the wifi network this enables the network printer of Ricoh to function smoothly and efficiently. 

Wireless printing technology has enabled users to print from remote locations now no longer the user is bound by the USB cables while printing important documents. As long as the smart devices are connect to an internet and a printer you can print from any location.  It is interesting to note that notebooks, laptops smart phones etc all come with Bluetooth and wifi enabled technology. 

Having a wifi enabled print allows you to print remotely any kind of document from your smart phone or any other device you just need to be in the range of the printer but you need not connect the printer physically with the help of a USB cable. Now you can print directly from the phone without having to take the pains of transferring material to the PC before it is printed. 

Wifi printers can be connected to more than one printer at a given time. Wifi printing is hugely convenient because it makes it simple for you to share your printer, Documents can be sent to the printer for printing in an effortless manner. 

Please remove the packing of ink cartridge, each cartridge is packed and wrapped at an individual level. Please open the printer cover in front towards you. Please remove all ink cartridges by pulling the cartridge towards you.  They will slide out now either discard them or recycle them. Please remove the packaging tape and slide in the new cartridge inside the printer. Once the cartridges are placed they will click securely. Please install the cartridge in the correct slot. The ink is install from left to right. Please close the front panel. Reset the ink CPU.

Please press the system menu button, this button is on the top right hand side corner. Please press enter this will reset the printer ink for you. Please press return now return back to the operating mode. This will help you to print the documents effectively.

Additional Steps to Connect Ricoh Printer:

Please launch the control panel, please click devices and printers, please select Add printer please choose your printer from the available list, please press next now install the driver, this creates a link between your PC and Printer, If you add a windows printer to Mac to the shared network you will need to match the IP address of printer and pc to complete this functionality.

How do I connect my Ricoh Printer to Ethernet?


Please plug in the Ethernet Cable, into the Ethernet port, this is available on the rare of the printer, Please connect the other end of the printer’s network, Such as to a hub, the machine is properly connected to the network. 

Please connect the Ricoh printer with the wifi router, Install the printer, driver and Ricoh Printer, Wireless Network, and please update the printing software on your computer. Please turn on the power key to turn on the printer, This button enables the wifi network on the printer, download the installation drive from the website of the printer. All terms and conditions must be agreed upon to continue the printing from the Ricoh Printer. 

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