Almost all of the wireless printers have assigned a static IP address via the DHCP interface, which automatically allocates the IP addresses to devices that connect to the Wi-Fi network. If you want to install your Kodak brand of the printer with the IP address, the wireless Kodak printer installation process is relatively easy with the Microsoft Windows 7. It comes with an inbuilt wizard that recognizes and installs the software and drivers for the Kodak wireless printer. To install a Kodak wireless printer with an IP Address, follow this guide.
Step 1 – First of all, make sure that your Kodak wireless printer is turned on and connected to the wireless network. If not, then check the printer’s manual to make the connection.
Step 2 – Click the Start menu, followed by the Control Panel, and then the Hardware and Sound section. Here, you will find and click the ‘Add a Printer’ link.
Step 3 – Choose the installation type by clicking the ‘Add a Network, Wireless or Bluetooth Printer’ option. Choose your Kodak printer from the list of recognized printers. If your printer doesn’t display, move further.
Step 4 – Click the ‘The Printer That I Want Isn’t Listed’ link and choose the ‘Add a Printer with the TCP/IP Address/ Host name’ option. Input the static IP address given to your printer, and then click the ‘Next’ button.
Step 5 – Remain the default name or create a new name for your Kodak printer. Click the ‘Next’ button, followed by the ‘Finish’ option to install your Kodak wireless printer on the PC.
Step 6 – Right-click your Kodak printer and choose the ‘Properties’ option from the context menu. Click on the ‘Ports’ tab, followed by the ‘Add Port’ button.
Step 7 – Choose the ‘Standard TCP/IP Port’ option from the list of available options. Click the ‘New Port’ button, and then the ‘Next’ button.
Step 8 – Type the static IP address related to your Kodak printer. Click the ‘Next,’ then the ‘Finish’ button, and then click the ‘OK’ button to confirm the new port configuration.
However, if Microsoft Windows 7 doesn’t recognize your Kodak printer after configuration your port, then click the ‘Custom’ option and ensure that the ‘Raw’ option is chosen. Click the ‘OK,’ followed by the ‘Next’ button. For the valuable answers and additional solutions, you can also consult the technicians. Dial the Kodak Printer support number to know the step-by-step directions to install your Kodak wireless printer.