“Is the shared printer not working on your Windows 10 computer?” If yes, continue reading this page to know how to resolve it. Before you perform the advanced troubleshooting methods to fix this issue, check whether you have shared your printer correctly on the Windows 10 computer. If not, configure it correctly. To check and share the printer correctly on your computer, follow the instructions given below.
If the shared printer is not working even after it is configured correctly, try the simple troubleshooting instructions given below.
Now, check if the shared printer is working on your Windows 10 computer. If not, try some advanced troubleshooting methods given below.
Method 1: Restart your Windows 10 computer
Restarting the computer is the right choice to resolve these kinds of issues. To do the same, carry out the steps given below.
Method 2: Enabling “Printer Sharing”
Now, check if the shared printer is working. If not, try the next method.
Method 3: Allow “Printer Sharing” in Firewall settings
If you’re using a firewall on your computer, configure its settings to allow “printer sharing.” To achieve this task, follow the instructions given here.
Method 4: Providing the necessary permissions
If you haven’t provided the permission to manage your printer, there is a chance for you to encounter these kinds of issues. To check and allow the permissions, follow the instructions below.
*Note: Make sure that your Windows 10 computer’s network settings are also configured correctly.
Method 5: Running the built-in printer troubleshooter
Method 6: Using the Run app
Now, check if the shared printer is working on your Windows 10 computer.
If none of the methods resolve the “printer sharing not working issue on Windows 10,” contact our trained technical experts by clicking the Call Us or Call button provided on this page to fix the issue.