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How to Set the Default Printer in Windows 11 and Windows 10

Summary: The default printer may be set in Windows 11 and Windows 10 by following these instructions.

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This article provides information about how to set the default printer in Windows 11 and Windows 10.


To set the default printer:


  1. Touch or click Start.
  2. Touch or click Control Panel.
  3. Touch or click Devices and Printers.
  4. Touch and hold or right-click the printer.
  5. Touch or click Set as default printer.

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04 Oct 2021



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