How to Set a Default Printer on the Mac OS

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Step 1

Click on the apple logo in the top right hand corner.

Click on System Preferences.

Step 2

A new window will pop up, and navigate to finding printers & scanners. Double Click on Printers & Scanners.

Picture below.

Step 3

A window will all of your printers and scanners will popup, here right click (with two fingers on the bottom right hand order of the trackpad) and click on default printer.

In the example below. I used my brother printer as the default.

Step 4

Confirm the status.

When set default printer is clicked, you are able to confirm that it set as default when it says the printer status and then Default right beside it like the picture below.

Note: One printer can be set as the default at any given time.

Here is a video on how to do it step-by-step if needed.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial


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