Samsung Easy Printer Manager – Wi-Fi Direct Setup

Friday, September 29th 2017. | Setup

Samsung Wi-Fi Direct Setup

Samsung Wi-Fi Direct

Wi-Fi Direct is a method that allows you to configure between printers that feature Wi-Fi with mobile devices. The Wi-Fi Direct can be activated after initial setup and one of the following methods:

1. Through Easy Printer Manager software connected with USB cable.
2. Through the SyncThru Web Service when connected to a wired or Wi-Fi network.

Steps to setup using Easy Printer Manager software method and connect with USB cable ie:

1. Download and install Easy Printer Manager software on your device.
2. Open Easy Printer Manager and enable Advanced Mode.
3. Select your printer and click the Device Settings tab for device settings.
4. Click the Network Settings tab and Network settings connected to your device.
5. Enable Wi-Fi Direct On and Enter the following information:
– Enter the printer name to search for your printer on the wireless network.
– Enter the printer IP address. This IP address is used for Wi-Fi Direct and not for wired or wireless networks.
– Enable Group Owner to set the owner of Wi-Fi Direct Group printer.
– Set the Network Password word when using a printer with the Group Owner model, as it requires for other mobile devices to connect to your printer.
6. Click Save to save the changes.

Steps using the SyncThru Web Service method connected to the Network.

1. Enter the IP address of your printer into your web browser.
2. Login by clicking the Login option located at the top right of your web browser window.

“Default with user id / password = admin / sec00000”

3. Locate the settings tab and select Network settings and set Wi-Fi on the left side. Then enable Wi-Fi Direct.
4. Enter the following information to run the device:
– Enter the printer name to search for your printer on the wireless network.
– Enter the printer IP address. This IP address is used for Wi-Fi Direct and not for wired or wireless networks.
– Enable Group Owner to set the owner of Wi-Fi Direct Group printer.
– Set the Network Password word when using a printer with the Group Owner model, as it requires for other mobile devices to connect to your printer.
5. Click Apply to save all changes that have been made.

Once your Wi-Fi Direct device is turned on, apps like Samsung Mobile Print App can be used to print from your smartphone or other compatible mobile devices.

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