How to Delete a Printer from a Macintosh Computer

Tired of your old printer? Found the new ink- or toner-filled love of your life? This article will explain how to delete your old printer from your Apple Macintosh computer before or after installing the software for the new one.

Steps

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    Open your system preferences. They should be located in your dock at the bottom of the screen or from the apple menu.
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    In the 'Hardware' section, click 'Print & Scan'.
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    Select your old printer from the list of printers, scanners and any other devices.
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    At the bottom of the list should be a plus(+) and a minus(-) sign. Click on the minus (-) button.
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    Your old printer should now disappear from the list. You're done!

Tips

  • This screen can also be used to edit printer settings.
  • To add new printers to your computer, the plus button can be used.

Warnings

  • Be careful on what icons you click. If in doubt, Cancel and start again.

Article Info

Categories: Mac