Whether you are on another continent or just a few miles away, you can print files or documents from another device with the help of your local printer.
I will show you how to configure and use remote printing in Windows 10. You will also learn how to troubleshoot local and remote printing issues on TeamViewer.
How to set up remote printing on TeamViewer
Remote printing allows you to access files stored on remote devices and print them with the help of local printers. Accessing local printers on your remote devices eliminates the need to transfer files to your local computer before printing them.
To set up remote printing, launch the TeamViewer application. Then install the TeamViewer printer driver. Let's explore how you can go step by step.
How to install the printer driver during TeamViewer installation
Follow these steps to install:
Step 1: Click on the installation file to start the installation.
2nd step: Check the "Show advanced settings" box and click on the "Accept – Next" option.
Step 3: Check the box next to "Install TeamViewer Printer Driver" and click Finish to complete the installation.
To restart the printer spooler, follow these steps:
Click the Windows Start button and type Services in the search bar and click Services.
Now scroll down to Printer Spooler and right-click to restart.
Step 5: Run the job print again.
While printing, you may need to check the status of printing on local and remote devices to make sure the file is sent completely to the local printer.
Get TeamViewer Remote Printing to work
As you can see, there is no need to transfer files to your local device before printing. If you are in a meeting or if you have a presentation and you need to print files from your computer at home or in the office, you do not have to worry. The remote printing feature is convenient as it offers transparent remote printing capabilities.
If you have problems printing, follow the troubleshooting guide to resolve them. You can also contact TeamViewer Customer Support. Now that you know how to use remote printing on TeamViewer, you can explore its features.
Next up: What if you have problems with your printer's Internet connection? Well, you want to use the next message to help you sort things out smoothly.