Can I connect a printer to AirPort Express?

Connecting a USB Printer to Airport Express Connect one end of your printer’s standard USB cable into the printer and connect the other end of USB cable to Apple’s AirPort Express. Turn on the power of your printer and Apple’s AirPort Express. Your printer is now connected to the Airport Express.

How do I set up AirPort printing?

Connect your printer: Plug in the printer to your AirPort Time Capsule or AirPort base station.

  1. If your printer has an Ethernet port, connect your printer to one of your base station’s Ethernet ports.
  2. Otherwise, connect your printer to the USB port on the AirPort Time Capsule or AirPort base station.

How do I setup my AirPort express?

On your device, go to Settings > Wi-Fi, then tap the name of your base station (for example, “AirPort Extreme 0affff”) listed under “Set up new AirPort base station.” Follow the onscreen instructions. The setup assistant automatically provides the best solution for your network.

How do I connect my wireless printer to Airport Extreme?

Connect a WPS-compatible printer to your network

  1. Open the AirPort Utility app on your Mac, located in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder.
  2. In the graphical overview, select your base station, then click Edit.
  3. Choose Base Station > Add WPS Printer.
  4. Select how you want to add the printer to the network:

How do I add a printer to airport utility?

Connect your printer

  1. If your printer has an Ethernet port, use an Ethernet cable to connect it to a spare Ethernet port on your AirPort.
  2. Open a document and choose File > Print.
  3. From the Printer drop-down menu, choose Add Printer.
  4. Choose the printer from the list.

How do I connect AirPort Express to my computer?


  1. Connect your AirPort Express with an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on your DSL or cable modem.
  2. Plug in your AirPort Express to a power outlet and power on any external disk drives or printers that you connected to the AirPort Express.
  3. Click the Start menu and then select “Programs” and “AirPort Utility.”

How do I connect my wireless printer to AirPort Extreme?

How do I set up Airport Express on my computer?

After you plug in AirPort Express, you use the AirPort Setup Assistant on a Macintosh computer to set it up to work with your Internet connection, stereo, USB printer, or existing network. If you are using a computer with Windows XP, use the AirPort Express Assistant to set up AirPort Express.

Can a printer be connected to the airport express?

Your printer is now connected to the Airport Express. Now, in order for the printer to show up on your network your Mac or PC must also be connected to Airport Express. What this will do is share your USB Printer over the Network.

What kind of cable do I need for Airport Express?

If you plan to use AirTunes to play music on your stereo from iTunes, connect a Toslink digital fiber optic cable or a mini-stereo-to-dual-RCA cable to the AirPort Express Line Out port (-) and to your stereo. If you plan to share a USB printer on your network, connect the printer to the AirPort Express USB port ( ).