Zebra network printer configuration on Mac

See how you can install and configure a Zebra network printer on Mac to use with Shipmondo.

Tea Krestine Johansen avatar
Written by Tea Krestine Johansen
Updated over a week ago

Here's a guide on how to instal and set up your network printer on Mac to use with Shipmondo.

Note! Tested with the following versions:

  • Zebra GK420d

  • Zebra ZD220d

  • Zebra ZD230d

  • Zebra ZD420d

Give your printer a static IP address

Make sure you give your printer a static IP address before setting it up on your Mac. Instruction for this can be found in the printer instruction manual or in other way supplied by the manufacturer.

When the printer is connected to the same network as your computer and you've given your printer a static IP address, you are ready to connect the printer to your Mac.

Note! Shipmondo does not offer support with the initial printer setup e.g. network connection og the setup of the static IP address. Please refer to the store you've purchased your printer from or the manufacturer.

Set up your label printer

Add printer

Open the Printers & Scanners setup on your Mac.
Click on the Plus-button (+) in the bottom left corner to add your printer. Then go to the IP tab.

Enter IP Address

Enter your printer's IP address in Address.

Name your printer in Name, e.g. "Zebra".

Click on the dropdown by Use and click on Select Software.
Select Zebra ZPL Label Printer from the list.

Click on Add.

A couple of seconds and your label printer is ready for use.

Customize paper size and print your shipping label

Once the printer is set up, select the correct paper size in the print dialog.

A shipping label can be printed directly from your browser.

In the print dialog, create/select the appropriate paper size 10×19 cm (actual size 100x190 mm).

Click on Print and your shipping label is now printed and ready for use.

You can download a PostNord, GLS, Bring, Bring Norway (Pakke i postkassen) dao, DHL Express, DHL Freight or Danske Fragtmænd test label and test your new printer setup.

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