You can install multiple printers on a Windows computer. Now, when you have multiple printers installed, you can list all installed printers. Today, we will show you how to perform this task using different tools. methods.
List all printers installed on Windows 10
You can use the following four methods to list all the printers installed on Windows 10:
- Using the control panel.
- Via the Windows 10 Settings application.
- Using Windows PowerShell.
- Using the command prompt.
Let's see these methods in detail.
1] Using the control panel
Open the control panel. To select Devices and printers.
Under the section of Printers, you will find all the printers installed on your computer.
2] Using Windows 10 Settings App
Open the Windows 10 Settings application. To select Devices.
Then click Printers and scanners.
Under the section of Printers and scanners, you will find all the printers installed on your computer.
3] Using Windows PowerShell
Run Windows PowerShell and run this command to list the names of the installed printers:
Get-Printer | Format-List Name
Run this command to list all the details of the installed printers:
Get-Printer | Format-List
Run this command to save all the details of installed printers in a text file on the desktop:
Get-Printer | Format-List | Out-File "$env:userprofileDesktopInstalledPrinters.txt"
4] Using the Windows Command Prompt
Open the Windows command prompt.
To list the installed printers, run this command:
wmic printer list brief
To save the list of installed printers, run this command:
wmic printer list brief > "%userprofile%DesktopPrinters.txt"
I hope you find this guide useful.
Now read: How to list printers using the same printer driver, separately in Windows 10.