Samsung Printer not Working Wireless

Samsung Printer Not Connecting to WiFi

As the trend of mobile devices and slimmer laptops is extensively getting popular, wireless printing has become the rule mostly in the workplace. A strong WiFi connection is needed for printing through phone, tablet or PC. Although wireless printing is usually simple at various times users experience a tough situation when the printer does not work wirelessly.

A lot of things can go wrong such as router configurations, and automatic WiFi network connections. In this article, we have described a few tips to keep in mind when a Samsung printer does not work wirelessly.

How to Troubleshoot When Samsung Printer Not Connecting to WiFi?

Method 1 – Restart All Devices

The first thing whenever your Samsung printer does not work wirelessly is to turn off your computer and Samsung printer and then restart it after some time. You might be wondering why restarting is necessary but really a simple restart can resolve the Samsung printer not connecting to the Wi-Fi issue. If you have connected through a wireless router then disconnect it too and then establish the connection after some time.

Method 2 – Check Wireless Connectivity

The second thing is to confirm that your Samsung printer is connected to an appropriate wireless network. When you use a Samsung printer for a long time, then connectivity may be hampered.

If all of a sudden, your Samsung printer is not connecting then you should change your router’s password, SSID, security mode etc. When your Samsung printer disconnects from the wireless network then print a network configuration sheet from your printer.

It is extremely easy to print network configuration sheets. Actually, there is a menu option that lets you print the current network status of your Samsung printer. Through this network configuration sheet, you can easily detect whether your printer is connected to the wireless network or not. In that sheet, just check out the IP address if it looks like 169.254.x.x then you should understand your Samsung printer is properly connected to a WIFI network.

Method 3 - Disable Security Software

Have you recently installed any antivirus on your system? If yes then it might be responsible for your problem i.e., the Samsung printer not working wirelessly. At various times, Norton Internet Security and McAfee can block your connection from the computer to the Samsung printer.

Hence, no matter what kind of antivirus program you are using, just disable it and then check whether your Samsung printer is working wirelessly or not. In fact, if you have installed any virtualization program then uninstall them too.

Method 4 – Reconfigure the Samsung Printer

If you have recently changed your router’s settings then in order for wireless printing to work, you have to reconfigure your Samsung printer. For instance, if you have changed your router’s password/SSID or even enabled MAC address filtering then you have to change Samsung printer settings to match the router.

Method 5 – Change Samsung Printer’s IP Address

At various times, the printer IP address automatically changes itself and this can affect your wireless printing. To change the Samsung printer‘s IP address check these points -

  1. Navigate to Samsung's official website and download Setup Utility. Once this application downloading completes, press double-click on it. By doing so, the program will extract and then install it on your system.
  2. After installing, run the setup program and choose your Samsung printer.
  3. Next, tap on the Setup button and then configure the Setup program in this way -
    • In the upper section, there will be your Samsung printer name.
    • Next, move to the IP address section. This IP address is the current Samsung printer’s IP address. It will lie in the range of 192.168.0.x. to 192.168.1.x. So, you can easily change its value.
    • Check the Subnet mask field, just double-check its value with your router.
    • Now, move to the default gateway. Its value also lies in the range of to

After making the required changes, click on the Apply button.

Hope, this article will help to get back your Samsung printer to its normal working.


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lay  Last Update: Mar 20, 2024