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How to enable local Printers in Remote Desktop?

In this article, you will learn about, How to enable Local Printers in Remote Desktop? This is a quick article, in which we have covered Windows, macOS, Android, and IOS platforms.


How to enable a local Printer for Remote Desktop in Windows?

If you are having a Windows Operating system (7,10, etc), you already have a Remote Desktop Connection application installed on the system.

1. Get started by searching “Remote Desktop Connection” or “mstsc” in the search box.

open remote desktop connection application windows

2. Click on “Show Options” → “Local Resources“.

How to enable Copy and Paste for Remote Desktop in Windows

3. Check the option “Clipboard” within “Local devices and resources“.

How to enable a local Printer for Remote Desktop in Windows?


How to enable local Printers for Remote Desktop in macOS?

1. Download the “Microsoft Remote Desktop” client from the Mac App Store.

install remote desktop for macos

2. Now open the “Microsoft Remote Desktop” application and click on “PCs“, next click on “+” → Add PC.

open microsoft remoteconnection in macos

3. Navigate to the “Devices & Audio” option.

navigate to devices and audio macos

4. Check the “Clipboard” option.

check clipboard option in macos

5. Click on “Add/Save” to keep the changes.

How to enable local Printers for Remote Desktop in macOS

Updated on October 9, 2021

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