How To Install Portable Star Micronics Printers on Windows

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Introduction:

This application note shows how to install a portable printer on Windows via Bluetooth.

 

Supported Printers: SM-S230i, SM-T400i, SMT-300, SM-S220i, L200, L300

Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth

Supported OS: Windows 10 (x32bit/x64bit), Windows 8.1 (x32bit/x64bits), Windows 8 (x32bit/x64bit), Windows 7 (x32bit/x64bit)

 

Installation of Portable Printer software and Driver

Download StarPRNT software for portables: http://www.starmicronics.com/support/default.aspx

Right click the download zip folder and choose Extract All.

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Once the files are extracted, open the folder if it is not open already.

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Then, open the folder named Setup.

Right click the file named Setup and run as administrator (The file type is Application).

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Allow this program to make changes.

Click Next.

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Check the box to accept the terms; then, click Next.

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Click Typical.

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Make sure the box is checked to see the benefits and features of Star Cloud Web site; then, click Install.

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Click Finish.

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Installation of Portable Printer on Windows via Bluetooth

After the installation, make sure your printer is in the correct emulation. This does not apply to the L200 and L300

 

Click on Add a device.

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Select Star Micronics from the list.

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Enter the passcode 1234

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Wait for the printer to be successfully added to your computer.

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In Devices and Printers, right click on Star Micronics and select properties.

 

Open the services tab and take note of the COM number then click OK to close

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Open the Portable Printer Utility.

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Select your Printer

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Select Bluetooth and the correct COM port and then click Done.

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Click OK

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Click OK then select Windows Printer Queue Management.

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Install the driver

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Select Add

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Click OK.

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This should add the printer driver to Devices and Printers. There should now be two icons: the printer and the pair.

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Congratulation! Your printer is now installed.

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