How to Set HP Printer as Default Printer?

20 Feb

To choose a default printer on the computer is pretty easy, and you will also be able to do that using these steps. HP printers are commonly used, and you can setup HP printer as the default in your computer using the steps listed below. 

Steps to set the HP printer as a default printer.

  • Click on the Start button and then Settings, after that, you have to click on the Devices and then Printers and Scanners. 

  • Now, you will see all the printers listed there which you have used on your computer. To set it as a default you need to select the printer you are most likely to use. 

  • Once the printer is selected, click on the Manage button and then select the Set as Default from the menu.

  • If you have ‘Let Windows manage my Default Printer’ checkbox selected, deselect it before you can choose the default printer on your own. 

You can also use the option of default as the last printer used on the computer. This option will be in there and you have to click on the checkbox. So, that is how you choose the default printer on your windows based computer. 

After you have set your printer as default, you need to get the right HP printer driver installed for it for the best performance. 

Read this also: How to Add an HP Printer?

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