How to Add Wireless Printer to MacBook?

I have connected my Brother printer 490CW to home LAN. I can easily connect my wireless printer on other PCs that are available on my network but when it comes to Macbook, I get a negative response i.e., my printer does not connect to Macbook at all. After connecting my printer to Macbook, it says “Printer is ready to print” but when I print, I see “printer is unable to connect ” message on the screen. Any ideas to connect wireless printer to Mac-book?

Follow these steps to add wireless printers to Macbook -

  1. Firstly you have to insert Brother printer’s installation disk into your Macbook. Now you have to connect the square end of USB cable into Brother printer’s USB port. After this, you have to connect the square end of USB cable into Brother printer’s USB port.
  2. Go to main toolbar menu on Macbook and then tap on Apple icon.
  3. After this, click on System Preferences> Print & Fax.
  4. Next, you have to click on “+” icon that is located under the Printers box.
  5. Then click the printer that is attached to MacBook and then add your Brother printer by clicking on Add button.


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How to Add Wireless Printer to MacBook?

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