Uninstalling a printer from a MacBook doesn't have to be a difficult task! This article will provide easy-to-follow instructions on how to remove a printer from your Mac.
If you have a printer connected to your MacBook and no longer need it, you may wish to uninstall it. Uninstalling a printer from a MacBook is a straightforward process and can be done in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Disconnect the Printer
The first step in uninstalling a printer from your MacBook is to disconnect it. Make sure your printer is turned off, then unplug the USB or other cable that is connecting your printer to your MacBook. If you are using a wireless printer, make sure you have turned off the power to the printer.
Step 2: Open System Preferences
Once you have disconnected the printer, open your System Preferences. You can do this by clicking the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen, then selecting System Preferences from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Select Printers and Scanners
Once you have opened System Preferences, select the Printers and Scanners option. This will open a window that shows all of the printers and scanners currently connected to your MacBook.
Step 4: Select the Printer You Wish to Uninstall
From the list of printers and scanners, select the printer that you wish to uninstall. If the printer is still connected to your MacBook, it will be highlighted in blue.
Step 5: Click the – Button
Once you have selected the printer that you wish to uninstall, click the – button at the bottom of the window. This will remove the printer from your list of connected printers and scanners.
Step 6: Confirm the Uninstall
The last step in uninstalling a printer from your MacBook is to confirm the uninstall. Click the ‘OK’ button in the confirmation window that appears after you have clicked the – button. This will complete the uninstall process and your printer will no longer be connected to your MacBook.
Uninstalling a printer from your MacBook is a simple process. All you need to do is disconnect the printer, open System Preferences, select the printer from the Printers and Scanners window, click the – button, and confirm the uninstall. Once you have completed these steps, your printer will no longer be connected to your MacBook.