Connect the printer to the laptop using an Ethernet cable.
Note: If it was previously connected to a wired network, perform a power-on-reset (POR) on the printer.
Perform any of the following procedures to acquire the IP address and Subnet mask.
- Print the printer’s Network Setup Page report.
- View the IP address and subnet mask from the printers Network Setup Menu.
- Ask the user for the IP address and Subnet mask.
If the IP address cannot be known, change the IP address through the Network Setup Menu to 169.254.1.89 with a Subnet mask of 255.255.0.0.
Note: Perform a power-on-reset (POR) on the printer if it was previously connected to a wired network.
Customer Printer IP Address:__ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __
Subnet Mask: __ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __
On the user's personal computer (PC), click Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings
Right-click on Local Area Connection, and select Properties.
Double-click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
Select Use the following IP address, and enter an IP address identical to the one from the printer except increase the last set of digits by 1 (i.e., 169.254.1.89 increased by 1 = 169.254.1.90), and same Subnet Mask as the device (i.e., 255.255.0.0), then leave the Default Gateway blank.
Type the user printer IP address into the address bar of your browser to access the printer’s embedded web server (EWS).
Note: Use the printer's actual IP address and not the IP address that was increased by 1.