How to find printer model and serial number on Windows 11

Do you need your printer details like serial number, model, and manufacturer? Here's how to quickly find this info on Windows 11.

Windows 11 check printer serial and model number
Windows 11 check printer serial and model number

On Windows 11, you may sometimes need to find your printer’s manufacturer, model, and serial number for various reasons, including getting the proper ink cartridges or toner, replacing parts, or troubleshooting problems.

Whatever the case might be, Windows 11 (version 22H2 and higher) can show the manufacturer, printer model, serial number, and other details from the printer’s settings page in the Settings app.

This guide will teach you the steps to quickly find the printer information on Windows 11, so you don’t have to walk to the printer to check that information in the stickers, the device’s complicated menu, or using commands.

Check printer serial number on Windows 11

To determine the printer’s model and serial number on Windows 11, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings on Windows 11.

  2. Click on Bluetooth & devices.

  3. Click the Printers & scanners tab.

  4. Click on your printer to open the properties page.

    Open Printer settings

  5. Under the “More information” section, click the Device information setting.

  6. Confirm the printer model number.

  7. Confirm the printer serial number.

    Printer serial number, model, maker

  8. Confirm the printer manufacturer.

Once you complete the steps, the settings page will inform you of the serial and model number as well as other details, such as IP and MAC addresses, printer driver type (for example, Microsoft IPP Class Driver), and others.

This information is available starting on version 22H2. You can use these instructions to determine the version of Windows 11 installed on your computer.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].