Install Universal Print connector on Windows

Prerequisites

  • Universal Print is enabled in your Azure tenant

  • Your user account has the role Printer Administrator or Global Administrator

  • Your user account is assigned a Universal Print license

  • Windows 10 64-bit, Pro or Enterprise, version 1809 or later

    or

    Windows Server 2016 64-bit or later (Windows Server 2019 64-bit or later is recommended)

  • .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later

  • A host PC that meets the following requirements

    • Running 24x7 (e.g. sleep/Hibernate are disabled).
    • Always has a connection to the internet.
    • Has access to the following internet endpoint
      • *.print.microsoft.com
      • *.microsoftonline.com
      • *.azure.com
      • *.msftauth.net
      • go.microsoft.com
      • aka.ms
  • The Universal Print connector installer

Important

If you use a proxy server to access the internet, you must set the proxy configuration for the localsystem account using the bitsadmin command.

Note

If you are trying to upgrade your connector, you only need to download and run the Universal Print connector installer from https://aka.ms/UPConnector.

Install the connector software

Run the Universal Print connector installer and follow the steps to install and launch the Universal Print connector application.

Register your connector

If the connector application doesn't start immediately after the installer is finished, you can start it by using the shortcut on the desktop.

  1. On the start screen, click the Login button and sign in using your tenant's credentials. Connector app sign in

  2. In the Connector name box, enter the name you want, and then select the Register button. Register the connector

After the connector registration finishes, the app displays a list of available printers that are ready to be registered with Universal Print.

Next steps

At this point, you are ready to register printers with Universal Print.

If you are using the Microsoft print connector, you can find printer registration steps here.

See also