FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How do I connect the printer and my computer via Bluetooth®? (Mac OS X 10.8 - macOS 10.15)

Follow the recommendations of the manufacturer of your computer or Bluetooth adapter to install any necessary hardware and software.

> For Mac OS X 10.9 - macOS 10.15

> For Mac OS.X 10.8


For Mac OS X 10.9 - macOS 10.15


  1. From the Apple menu, open [System Preferences].
    Apple menu
  2. Click [Bluetooth].
  3. If [Bluetooth: Off] is displayed, click the [Turn Bluetooth On] button.
    Turn Bluetooth On
  4. Press and hold the Bluetooth (Bluetooth) button on your printer to turn the Bluetooth function on.
  5. After the printer name is displayed on your Mac screen, select the printer name and click the [Pair] button.
    After the Bluetooth connection is established, [Connected] is displayed under the printer name.

For Mac OS X 10.8


  1. Select [Set Up Bluetooth Device] from the Bluetooth (Bluetooth) menu in the menu bar. The [Bluetooth Setup Assistant] window is displayed.
  2. Press and hold the Bluetooth (Bluetooth) button on your printer to turn the Bluetooth function on.
  3. Select the appropriate printer from the list and then click [Continue].
    The [Print & Scan] window is displayed.
  4. Click the “+” button, and then select [Add Printer or Scanner].
    Print & Scan
    The [Add] window is displayed.
  5. Select the printer name, and then click [Add].
    Add window
    The printer is added in [Print & Scan].

A PIN may be required to pair the printer and the computer or Bluetooth adapter. The default PIN is the last four characters of the printer's serial number. Use the Printer Setting Tool (refer to the FAQ: "Using the Printer Setting Tool (for Mac)") to change the PIN if necessary. You can download and install it in the [Downloads] page.

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Related Models

PJ-762, PJ-763, PJ-763MFi

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