Whenever you face Printer’s connection problem, set it to a static IP address and it will help you in this case.  Some of the printers use a dynamic IP address that changes from time to time.  And it becomes difficult to connect to your printer whenever you make changes to your network. So assigning a printer to a static IP address can help you organize your network. And it will be helpful for you when you have lots of devices connected to the same network.

So we will tell you how to change your printer’s IP address on a Mac and a Windows 10 PC.


How to Change Your Printer’s IP Address on a Windows 10 PC

Into the address bar of a web browser, type its current IP address in a web browser. Now go to the setting or network page then change your printer’s network to a static/manual IP address. 

Now type a new IP address.

  • Type your printer’s IP address into the address bar of any web browser. 
  • On the printer’s display, you can find your printer’s current IP address.



Make sure your printer is connected to the same network as your computer.

  • Enter your printer’s username and password if prompted
  • If you are not able to set the printer’s password. Then try to use “admin” as the Username box and leave the Password box blank.
  • Go to your printer’s Settings/Network page.
  • Select IP Address Configuration. 
  • Change your network from Automatic/Dynamic to Static/Manual IP.
  • Type in the IP address you want to use for your printer.
  • Save your current settings and close the browser.


How to Change Your Printer’s IP Address on Mac

If you want to change your IP address on Mac. So go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners

And then click option & supplies then 

type in a new IP address in the box next to Location.

  • Click the Apple icon in the top-left corner of your screen.
  • Then select System Preferences.
  • Next, click Printers & Scanners.
  • Then click Options & Supplies.
  • Now, change your printer’s IP address in the box next to Location and click OK.



This is ‘How you can Change Your Printer’s IP Address. Hope this information will help you. If your printer is still giving you problems, Ask us.