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Which computers need to have ConnectEasy installed?

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ConnectEasy allows you to directly integrate ShippingEasy with your printer. If you aren't already using ConnectEasy, learn more.

In order to relay print jobs to a printer, ConnectEasy needs to be installed on a computer that is connected to the printer that receives the jobs. Which computers need to have ConnectEasy installed will depend on your computer, printer, and network configuration.

One computer physically connected to one or more printers:

If you only ship from one computer and this computer is physically connected via USB to any printer you might print to, then ConnectEasy will need to be installed on this one computer.

Multiple computers, off network, where only one computer is connected to a printer:

If you use multiple computers that are not networked to each other, then only the computer connected to the printer will need to have ConnectEasy installed. ShippingEasy will be able to send print jobs from any computer to the printer.

Multiple computers, on network, where only one computer is connected to a printer:

If you use multiple computers that are networked to each other, either physically or wirelessly, then only one computer will need to have ConnectEasy installed.

Multiple computers physically connected to the same printer:

If you use multiple computers that are all physically connected via USB to the same printer, then only one of the computers needs to have ConnectEasy installed.

If you have multiple users that would like to print to multiple printers, learn more.


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