Printers need the latest printer driver installed so that the printer works well. 

If you have experienced a power outage, virus issue, or another kind of problem that means your driver might be damaged. If you download or install the latest printer driver it can resolve these problems.

To update your printer driver, there are some ways. Please follow the steps


Use window update

  • Go to Windows Update.
  • Then check for updates.
  • If there’s an update for your window then download it and install it then our printer will use it automatically.


Install Software That Came With Your Printer

If there’s a disk in your printer, there will be software that helps you install drivers for your printer or it might be able to help you to check for driver updates.

Download And Install The Driver From The Printer Manufacturer’s Website

Check the manufacturer’s support site of your printer. Search the internet for your printer’s manufacturer name and also the word “support,” like “HP support.” 

You can see driver updates in the driver section of a printer manufacturer’s website. Some support sites help you to search for your printer model number directly. Now you need to locate and download the latest printer driver for the model of your printer. And then follow the installation instructions on the manufacturer’s website.

Most of the drivers are self-installing. After downloading, double-click the file and start installing. Then follow these steps to remove and reinstall the printer.

  • Go to settings and click on Bluetooth & devices then select Printers & scanners.
  • Now select the printer and remove it.
  • After removing add it again by clicking Add device. now, wait for the device so it will find the nearby printers, choose the one you want, then select Add device.


What To Do If The Driver Doesn’t Install

Install Fax and Microsoft XPS Document Writer manually

The writer was installed automatically of 

the Settings app, Fax, and Microsoft XPS Document in previous versions. 

Check out the instructions to install Fax and XPS manually. 



Fax Doesn’t support ARM devices you should have a Windows client machine.


For Fax

  • First, Go to Settings then go to Apps.
  • Now, Select Optional features, then View Features.
  • Type “Windows Fax and Scan.” In the search box.
  • Then, click on the check box that is next to Windows Fax and Scan in the results then, select Next.
  • Click on Install.


For Microsoft XPS Document Writer 

  • First, you need to select the search icon that is on your taskbar, then type “Turn Windows features on or off”.
  • Then click on the control panel option with the name.
  • Now, find the Microsoft XPS Document writer folder and select the checkbox, and select Ok.
  • If it is (check box) already checked then clear it and click Ok.
  • Now again open the Windows Features window then recheck the box for reinstalling the XPS file printer. 
  • Now, click Restart Now to complete the install.


If you want to check the installation, you can print out a test page.


  • First, Go to Select Start> Settings> Bluetooth & devices > Printers & scanners.
  • Then click on Microsoft XPS Document Writer.
  • Then Select a Print test page. 
  • choose XPS Document (*.xps) and select Save, In the Save as type box.
  • The file will then print to the selected location.


Install Optional Drivers Manually

If the device driver didn’t install automatically there might be an optional driver available that your printer will use.

Check it out by following the steps below:

  • First, go to Start > Settings > Windows Update.
  • Then, click Check for updates at the top of the page.
  • After Completing the check, click Advanced options, and then select Optional updates.
  • Select Driver updates if available.
  • Next to a driver, select a checkbox that’s associated with the device you’re going to install.
  • Select Download & then install.



You need to install the driver from the printer manufacturer’s website If you didn’t find an optional driver that works for your printer.



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