Ricoh printer is multifunctional, high quality printer which has printers, scanners and copiers. Basically it is network printer so you can connect your printer with your wireless network.
Suppose you are working in an organization, and you have Richo printer and you need to setup this printer so that everyone can access this printer by his own seat. The best feature of Ricoh network printer is this printer can be accessible by more than one member on different location, if it is properly configured.
One important thing is that suppose if you connect your printer with network directly, the security will be weaker and connection procedure get more complicated. So it is advised you to connect your printer with access point with access point like wireless LAN router.
First you need to download the necessary printer driver, and install it on your computer, when you are going to use your printer via wireless network.
Step 1 : Before installing the driver, first you need to ensure the availability of CD ROM, if you are going to install driver by using CD, But if you have downloaded the software, in that case USB drive should be there
Step 2 : Now you need to press the power button on the printer to turn on this.
Step 3 : Now you need to connect your computer with Wi-Fi network.
Step 4 : Again press the power key on the printer for one or two seconds. If power LED turn blue color and Wi-Fi is enabled on the printer.
Step 5 : Now you need to insert CD in CD Rom then you will get installation menu page appear on the screen.
Step 6 : Now you need to choose Wi-Fi Configuration and installation option.
Step 7 : Now you need to connect your computer with printer by using USB Cable.
Step 8 : Select Wi-Fi Configuration and installation menu option from the installation menu.
Step 9 : Now you need to accept license agreement which appears in front of you.
Step 10 : Now you get the access point list.
Step 11 : You need to select access point and click next.
Step 12 : Now you need to enter password to connect the selected access point and click next.
Step 13 : Now you need to select Printer from the list and click on next.
Step 14 : Now the installation starts, and you will get setup completion message.
Step 15 : Now you have successfully installed the printer driver on your computer and Ricoh printer icon appears on your desktop.
Connect Your Computer with Ricoh Printer with Soft AP Function-
Step 1 : Ricoh printer support the soft AP function, which enables the printer to act as access point or virtual router. You are able to connect your computer with printer using soft AP function.
Step 2 : Select search WiFi in Wi-Fi setup.
Step 3 : Now you need to select manual setup access point manually like setting up SSID, encryption method and password, After assigning these settings, click apply button to establish connection.
Step 4 : You need to select access point from the drop down list.
Step 5 : Now you need to enter password to connect access point.
Step 6 : Now you can use your printer wirelessly.
Step 7 : Now you need to click on Ricoh printer icon which is located on your desktop.
Step 8 : Now you need to click on settings button.
Step 9 : Now click on Wi-Fi.
Step 10 : If you Wi-Fi settings is disabled, you need to switch on your Wi-Fi button to enable this function.
Step 11 : Now you will get available access point list, where you need to select access point from the list.
Step 12 : Now you need to click on access point which you want to use, select it and connect it.