Turning Off Wireless on Personal Printers


Wireless printing is a common feature on newer printers; however, these personal printers broadcast wireless networks that interfere with NCU's wireless network. If your floormates have wireless printers that are broadcasting a signal, you may experience intermittent Wi-Fi connectivity issues, slowness, and disconnects. Talk to your neighbors if you see that they have such printer and encourage them to turn its wireless functions off.

Turning off Wireless Printing

Due to the wide variety of consumer printers available for purchase, listing individual model instructions is impossible. The following are common guidelines applicable to many models:


  1. Press  Settings >> All Settings >> Network.
  2. Press or key to choose WLAN.
  3. Press WLAN.
  4. Press or arrow key to choose WLAN Enable.
  5. Press WLAN Enable.
  6. Press Off.
  7. Press .


Press and hold the RESUME/CANCEL button then release the button when the POWER lamp flashes 12 times.  On some models, go to Device Setup >> LAN Settings >> Disable LAN


Use the menu to navigate to Setup >> Network >> Wireless Radio (on some models, this is located towards the bottom of the scrollable menu). Turn the Wireless Radio OFF.  This may also be located in the control panel under Wireless >> Settings.


North Central University offers wireless/remote printing to employees and students. Find out more about mobile printing (Login Required).

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