Samsung Printer Setup

Samsung Printer M2020W Setup: Know The Most Effective Ways

Samsung M2020W is a single-function monochrome laser printer which offers superior print quality. It comes with NFC and WiFi connectivity and also, this printer offers the fastest printing technology. Apart from this, you can print from your smartphone with the Google print app or Samsung mobile print app. In this article, we are going to explain Samsung printer M2020W setup process in details for Windows and Mac. From our research, we have simplified all the steps, so that, you can set up this printer easily.

Samsung Printer M2020W Setup: Complete Guide

Let’s check out the most useful ways. Basically, Samsung printer M2020W setup is not a difficult task. So, you just read and follow the method carefully. Hope, you can easily understand them all.

Method 1: With USB Cable for Windows

In this method, you can set up your printer with the USB cable and then, look below:

Items to prepare

To perform this task, you need an access point, a network-connected computer, software CD that was provided with your machine, a machine installed with a wireless network interface, and a USB cable

Creating the infrastructural network

In this step, at first, you have to check the USB cable is connected properly to the machine or not. After that, turn your computer on, machine and access point and then, you need to insert the supplied software CD into your CD-ROM drive. If the installation window does not open to you, then you have to select the Start button and go to All programs.

  1. After that, select the Accessories option and then click on Run.
  2. Now, type X:\Setup.exe. “X” represents the CD-ROM drive and press the OK.
For Windows 8

If you are a Windows 8 user then you have to select the Search option and then, go to the Apps option.

  1. After that, open the Run box and type in X:\Setup.exe. Here “X” represents your CD-ROM drive and press OK to continue.
  2. Now, if “Tap to choose what happens with this disc.” pop-up window will open to you and then you have to select Run Setup.exe.
  3. Once done, in the installation window, you can see the review and accept the installation agreements and then click Next.
  4. Now, you have to select Wireless network connection on the Printer Connection Type screen and then click Next.
  5. After that, on the “Are you setting up your printer for the first time?” screen, you have to select the “Yes, I will set up my printer’s wireless network” option and then click Next.
  6. If your printer is connected on the network then select the “No, my printer is already connected to my network” option.
  7. Now, choose the “Using a USB cable” option on the Select the Wireless Setup Method screen and then click Next.
  8. After searching, the window shows the wireless network devices and then, you have to select the name (SSID) of the access point that you would like to use and click Next.

If your printer supports Wi-Fi Direct then a new screen appears. In the new screen, click Next and when the wireless network setup is done, disconnect the USB cable. After that, click Next and then, you have to select the components to be installed. Once you are done with the process, follow the instructions in the installation window to complete the process.

Method 2: Without USB cable for Windows

In this section, we will discuss the same process without the USB cable. So, you need to follow the steps below:

Items to prepare

  • To perform this task, you need a WiFi-enabled PC running Windows 7 or higher and an access point (router)
  • Also, need a Software CD which is provided with your printer.
  • Moreover, a machine installed with a wireless network interface

Creating the infrastructure network

In this step, firstly, you have to turn on your computer, machine and access point. After that, insert the supplied software CD into the CD-ROM drive like previous. Now, if the installation window does not open then you have to select Start and go to the All programs option. Then choose Accessories and open the Run box.

  1. Here, you have to type X:\Setup.exe and click OK to continue the process. For Windows 8, If the installation window does not appear, select Search and go to Apps. after that, search for Run and then you have to type in X:\Setup.exe and click OK. If “Tap to choose what happens with this disc.” pop-up window will open to you, click the window and choose Run Setup.exe.
  2. Now, you can check Review and accept the installation agreements in the installation window like previous and then, click Next.
  3. After that, you have to select Wireless network connection on the Printer Connection Type screen and click Next.
  4. Similarly, on the “Are you setting up your printer for the first time?” screen, choose the “Yes, I will set up my printer’s wireless network” and click Next.
  5. If your printer is already connected on the network then choose the No, “my printer is already connected to my network” option.

Now, you need to select the “Using a direct wireless connection” on the Select the Wireless Setup Method screen and then click Next. After doing all the above steps, the wireless network setup is finished and then click Next. Finally, you have to follow the instructions in the installation window to complete the process.

Method 3: With USB cable for Mac

If you are a Mac user then this method is only for you.

Items to prepare

  • To do this task, you need an Access point and a Network-connected printer.
  • Also, you need a Software CD which is generally provided with your machine
  • Apart from this, a machine installed with a wireless network interface and a USB cable

Creating the infrastructure network

In this step, you have to make sure that the machine is properly connected to the computer and turn it on. After that, insert the software CD into the CD-ROM drive. Now, double-click the CD-ROM icon which appears on the Mac desktop. If you use Mac OS X 10.8 then, double-click the CD-ROM that comes on Finder.

  1. Once done, double-click the MAC_Installer folder and select the Installer OS X icon.
  2. Now, click Continue and then you have to read the license agreement and click Continue.
  3. After that, select the Agree option to agree to the license agreement and click Install. Then all the essential components for machine operations will be installed.
  4. Now, if you click Customize then you can select individual components to install.
  5. Once done, you have to enter the password and click OK.
  6. After that, select the Configuration of Wireless network option on the Printer Connection Type window and then click Continue.

If Wireless Settings screen will open, then you have to select Using a USB cable and click Next. When the searching is done, the window will show the wireless network devices. Now, you have to select the name (SSID) of the access point that you would like to use and click Next. Once you are done with the process, you have to check the settings option and click Next. After that, the Wireless Network Setting Complete window will open to you and click Next. When the wireless network settings are done then you have to disconnect the USB cable between the computer and printer and click Next.

Method 4: Without USB for Mac

We are going to explain the method without a USB cable.

Items to prepare

  • At first, you need a WiFi-enabled Mac running Mac OS 10.7 or higher and an access point (router)
  • Also, need a software CD which is provided with your printer.
  • Moreover, you need a machine installed with a wireless network interface

Creating the infrastructure network

In this step, firstly, you need to make sure that the machine is connected to your computer and turn it on like previous.

  1. After that, you should insert the supplied software CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Now, double-click the CD-ROM icon which appears on the Mac desktop.
  3. If you use Mac OS X 10.8 then double-click the CD-ROM that appears on Finder.
  4. After that, double-click the MAC_Installer folder and select the Installer OS X icon.
  5. Once done, click Continue and then you have to read the license agreement. Now, click Continue and then you have to select Agree to the license agreement.
  6. Then, click Install and all components for machine operations must be installed.
  7. Now, if you click Customize then you can select individual components to install.
  8. After that, you have to enter the password and click OK.
  9. Now, select the Configuration of Wireless network option on the Printer Connection Type and click Continue.

If Wireless Settings screen appears, choose the Using a direct wireless connection option and click Next. After doing all the above steps, the wireless network set up process is successfully completed and click Next. Finally, you have to select the Close option.

So, these are the most effective ways to set the Samsung M2020W printer. Hope, this article covers all the effective fixes pertaining to the Samsung printer M2020W setup. Still, if you have any doubts, then you should opt for an expert for better assistance.

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