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Wireless Printing Instructions Overview

Windows Users Printer Instructions

Mac Users Printer Instructions

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Wireless Printing Instructions

Wireless printing at the libraries is not an automatic feature for laptops and other wireless devices, so you will need to manually set up your device to print to the libraries' printers.

Not all operating systems can connect to Wireless Printing.  The operating systems that will connect to the wireless printing are the following: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or earlier.  See instructions below for a specific operating system: 


Please make sure you are connected to the University of Manitoba's Wireless Internet before setting up your wireless printing connection. For more information on connecting to the university's wireless network, see here.

Windows Users - Wireless Printer Install Instructions

  1. Start -> In the search field type in: Credential Manager
  2. Open up Credential Manager and under Windows Credentials select Add a Windows credential
  3. Under Internet or Network Address, type in “”
  4. Under Username, type in “print”
  5. Under Password, type in “print” -> click Ok or Save.
  6. Start -> In the search field type in the printer you want to install
    The format is as follows: \\Print server IP address\Printer name

        Example for Dafoe B&W printer:  \\\black&white_hold_daf

    7. Please pick the printer you want to install from the list below:

          This will list public lib printers.
Agriculture library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_agric
Architecture library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_arch
Architecture library (colour printer)\colour_hold_arch
Dafoe library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_daf
Dafoe library (colour printer)\colour_hold_daf
Engineering library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_eng
Enginerring library (colour printer)\colour_hold_eng
Law library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_law
Management library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_mgmt
Management library (colour printer)\colour_hold_mgmt
Music library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_music
Neil John Maclean library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_NJM
Neil John Maclean library (colour printer)\colour_hold_NJM
Sciences library (black and white printer)\Black&White_Hold_SCI
Sciences library (colour printer)\Colour_Hold_SCI
St. John's library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_stj
St. John's library (colour printer)\colour_hold_stj
St.Paul's library (black and white printer)\black&white_hold_stp
St.Paul's library (colour printer)\colour_hold_stp
8. A list of any existing print jobs to the printer will appear.  You can close this window.  You are now ready to print to the printer wirelessly.

9. After you send your document(s)/file(s) to the printer, proceed to the Pay-for-Print station to complete your print job.  Type the word “print” when prompted for the Print ID.

Mac OS X - Wireless Printer Install Instructions

IMPORTANT NOTE: Any macOS versions released after High Sierra (macOS 10.13) will not be able to connect wirelessly to the printers.

  1. Download and Install Kyocera printer driver by clicking
  2. Click the “Apple” button (top left)
  3. Select “System Preference”
  4. Select “Printer & Scanner”
  5. Click the “+” button (to add printer or scanner), if greyed out click on the “lock” symbol, enter your password to unlock)
  6. Click on the 'Advanced' tab.  This may take up to 2 minutes for the fields to show.  If you do not see the advanced tab, follow these steps to add it:
    a) While pressing the CTRL key, click the toolbar.
    b) Select Customize Toolbar.
    c) Drag and drop the Advanced icon to the toolbar.
    d) Click Done.
  7. Select appropriate values for field:
Type: Windows printer via spoolss
Device: Another device
URL: “smb://Printer server IP Address/Printer name” (list of printer in step 8), example.  smb://
Name: Type any name to identify the printer installed, ex. For Black&white printer in Dafoe lib, and name could be “Dafoe B&W printer”
Use: "Select Software" & choose model (model of the physical printer by the pay-for-print station).  Click 'OK'.
**Note: Usually model name for Black&White is Kyocera FS-4020DN KX and for Colour is Kyocera FS-C5250DN KX, please confirm visually**

8. List of all public lib printer
Agriculture library (black and white printer):

Architecture library (black and white printer):

Architecture library (colour printer):       

Dafoe library (black and white printer):   

Dafoe library (colour printer):                

Engineering library (black and white printer):

Engineering library (colour printer):         
Law library (black and white printer):      

Management library (black and white printer):

Management library (colour printer):

Music library (black and white printer):     

Neil John Maclean library (black and white printer):

Neil John Maclean library (colour printer):      

Sciences library (black and white printer):

Sciences library (colour printer):             

St. John's library (black and white printer):

St. John's library (colour printer):

St.Paul's library (black and white printer):

St.Paul's library (colour printer):

9. Click “add”
10. Optional Feeder: MP tray
    Paper Feeders: not installed
    Optional Disk: RAM disk
    Click 'OK'.
11. Printer should now appear in your list of printers.  You are ready to print.
12. When prompted for a username and password for the printer, enter Username: print Password: print.
13. After you send your document(s) to the printer, proceed to the Pay-for-Print station to complete your print job.  Type the word “print” when prompted for the Print ID.

Can't Connect to University of Manitoba Wireless?

The wireless Internet across the University of Manitoba campuses is managed by the Information Services and Technology (IST) department.

If you are having problems getting onto the wireless Internet please contact IST directly:

IST Help & Solutions Centre
Fort Garry (Mon-Fri 8:00am to 8:00pm)*
123 Fletcher Argue (map)
 Bannatyne (Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm)*
231A Neil John Maclean Library