Ethernet connected computer can’t find printer on the wireless network
rpalser last edited by
My iMac is connected via an Ethernet cable. My printer is connected to the 2.4ghz wireless network. When I try to print the printer cannot be found. I have to turn on wifi on the computer in order to print. Why do I have to do that?
jsrnephdoc last edited by
@rpalser I'm not sure if this is the issue, but some WiFi devices that only "speak" 2.4 GHz seem to demand their own network; i.e., they won't connect to an SSID that dispenses either 2.4 or 5 GHz connections. I just returned some LED dimmable and programmable light bulbs that would have required me to change my iPhone's SSID every time I wanted to turn one light bulb up or down (awful).
Are you sure the 2.4 GHz network being dispensed by your router is on the same subnet as your computer?