This Ricoh Printer Driver Tutorial will guide you step by step through the best way to add a Ricoh Printer driver onto an Apple Mac computer.

You will need to have already downloaded the Ricoh printer driver from the website. Downloading the latest Ricoh printer driver for your Ricoh Printer / Ricoh Multifunctional Printer will ensure the most reliable printing results.You can download the latest Ricoh printer drivers using the links in our Driver Download tutorial.

In this guide, we will be using the Ricoh MPC3504 as the example, please follow this guide using your own Ricoh printer model in place of the example at Step 3.

 

STEP 1 – Download The Ricoh Printer Driver

To follow our step by step driver download guide,please visit our Driver Download tutorial.

 

STEP 2 – System Preferences

Open system preferences from the dock and choose ‘Printers & Scanners’

STEP 3 – Launch the wizard

Click on “+” icon start the add printer wizard for adding your Ricoh Printer

open-printers-scanners

 

STEP 4 – Enter Printer Details

Regardless what printers are listed, click on the ‘IP’ tab at the top. Enter the printers IP address in the ‘Address field’ (in our case 172.13.66.249 – but this will be unique to your installation).

Ensure that Protocol is set to ‘Line Printer Daemon – LPD’

You can enter a memorable name that you wish to call the printer.

The ‘Use:’ box should self populate if you have downloaded and installed the driver, if you have downloaded the driver and this does not self populate, check your IP Address is correct.

Click ‘Add’

enter-printer-details

 

STEP 5 – Customise the Printer

You may see a window that asks you to customise your printer, if this appears you may need to manually add things such as the lower paper trays and any staple finisher. This can also be checked / adjusted in the ‘Options and Supplies’ menu following installation.

 

With the printer installed you may now want to set your Ricoh printer’s default settings, a guide for how to set your Ricoh printer default settings can be found here.