How to reinstall print driver software on mac

Have you ever reinstalled your Mac computer before? Well, it’s now time to learn how to reinstall print driver software on mac. The process should take only a few minutes. You will find out how to uninstall and then reinstall the print drive software on your mac computer.

When it comes to your regular everyday computer, there’s always going to be that annoying bug: one day you try printing something, and all of a sudden, the computer just can’t connect to your printer. That’s the moment when you realize you’ve encountered a problem with your driver software, and this is where it becomes quite frustrating…especially for beginners. I know it may seem daunting when you’re trying to reinstall print driver software on mac, but take some time to read this thoroughly so you can learn from my experience.

How to reinstall print driver software on Mac

Step 1: Open the Mac printer installer app and click the “Install” button.

Step 2: Select the location where you want to install your printer driver software. The default location is /Library/Printers/.

Step 3: Click “Next” and then enter your password when prompted. The installer will now install the printer driver software on your Mac

The print driver is the software that allows you to print documents to your printer. If you have issues with printing, you may need to reinstall the print driver software on your Mac.

To reinstall print driver software on your Mac:

  1. Open System Preferences from the Apple menu in the top-left corner of your screen.
  2. Click Print & Scan, then click Print Settings.
  3. Select your printer from the list of available printers and click Install Driver Software…
  4. Click Continue when prompted for an administrator password or confirmation number, then click Install

Follow these steps to install the beta Mac driver for your printer:

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
     
  2. Click Print & Fax.

    Print and Fax Window

     
  3. Highlight any Epson printers and click the  button to remove them from the Printers list, then click OK.
     
  4. Open the Hard Drive.
     
  5. Select Library > Printers.
     
  6. Select the folder labeled EPSON and drag it to the trash.

    Note: This will remove all installed Epson printer drivers. You’ll need to reinstall any printer drivers that you still need.
     
  7. Empty the trash.
     
  8. Restart the computer.
     
  9. Go to the appropriate Support Printer model page and download the necessary driver for your printer.
     
  10. Open the file you downloaded, and follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver software.
     
  11. Click Quit when done.
     
  12. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences, then click Print & Fax.

    Note: If you’re using a USB connection, the printer should automatically appear in the Printers list, indicating that it has been installed. You can skip the remaining steps.
     
  13. If you’re using a network connection, click the  button to add your printer.
     
  14. Click More Printers, select Epson TCP/IP, then select your printer. (The Epson Stylus Pro 11880 appears in the example below, but you’ll see your printer name instead).

    More Printers Window

    Epson TCP/IP Window

    Note: If your printer is not displayed, input your printer’s IP address in the Internet address or DNS name field, then click Verify. Your printer should appear on the list. Select your printer, then click Add.

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