Can’t Add a printer in High Sierra on Mac – Fixed

After installing High Sierra, I can’t add my printer on my Mac. when I was selecting the printer and tap “Add” button, the window closed. Somehow, I found some solution to get rid of this problem. In this article, I am going to tell you that solution.
Reset the Printing System:

  • Tap on the “Apple” icon on the left top screen.
  •  Tap on the “System Preferences”.
  •  Find and tap “Printers and Scanners”.
  •  At the left side of the screen, right or control-click in the “list of your connected device’s name”.
  •  Next, tap on “Reset Printing System”.
  •  A pop-up box appears on your screen that confirms that you want to “Reset”. Then tap “Reset”. And enter your password it asked. Then tap “OK”.
  •  After completing this process, the list of printers and scanners name will be deleted.
  •  If you want to add your printer, you have to click “Add (+)” button.
  •  The available printers will be appeared in the list and select one that you want to add.

Change the Printer Name:

  •  Select “Apple” icon at the left top of your screen.
  •  Tap on the “System Preferences” and tap on the  “Printers & Scanners”.
  • Choose the “Printer” in the list which you want to change the name.
  •  Tap on the “Options & Supplies” and then tap on “General”.
  • Then you can see the name and location. Next, enter the name of printer and location of the printer.


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