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Printing to a Kyocera from a Mac

Step 1: Download and install the Kyocera driver package

  • Download the driver package by clicking the image below. Once the download is finished run and complete the wizard.


Step 2: Add printer

  • In System Preferences select Printers & Scanners


  • Select the + sign in the window and then select Add printer

add printer

  • When you are presented with the screen below and Advanced icon is missing, hold the Ctrl key and select the Default icon - Customize Toolbar...

    add advanced
  • Drag the Advanced icon to the toolbar and click done

    button add
  • 1&2: Select the advanced icon and then use the dropdown box to select Windows printer via spools
  • 3: In the URL copy/paste smb://
  • 4: Give it a meaningful name, e.g. WBS Staff Printer
  • 5: Use the drop down and choose Select Software

    add printer
  • If step 1 was completed you will find a list of drivers for the Kyocera printers,
    use the Search box to filter on printer model 5551 and select Kyocera TASKalfa 5551ci (KPDL)driver selection
  • Select OK and then Add, you will then be presented with the following screen to add the correct Paper feeders and Document finisher
  • options
  • If you are prompted for a username when printing enter wbsdom\your wbs username [and tick Remember this password in my keychain]
  • You will now have a working printer. If you get stuck please help at wbs dot ac dot uk.