Dell C1760NW Setup Guidance

Dell C1760NW is a color laser printer that comes with built-in Wi-Fi and has a WPS button as well. It has a 100-sheet output bin, a 10-sheet bypass tray, a 150-sheet input tray, and an LCD control panel. Most surprisingly, it supports 2-sided printing as well as multiple pages printing through a wireless connection. If you want to do Dell C1760NW setup for the first time, follow these steps.

Dell C1760NW Setup
  1. First, unpack your printer and remove all the protective tapes and covers from it.
  2. Next, connect the printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied cable and press the Power switch to turn on the printer.
  3. Once the printer is turned on, choose your language on the LCD screen and press the Set button.
  4. Open the ink access door and install the ink cartridges after removing the protective films from them.
  5. Next, open the front cover by pulling the instruction sheet.
  1. Pull out the PSI (Priority Sheet Inserter) and take out the instruction sheet.
  2. Pull out the length guide and MPF (Multipurpose Feeder) extension.
  3. Fan a stack of legal plain paper and load it into the MPF. Adjust the paper by sliding the width guides and insert the PSI into the printer.
  4. Insert the Software and Documentation disc into your computer’s CD/DVD drive and start Dell C1760NW setup.
  5. Double-click the Dell C1760 Installer icon to run the driver installation wizard.
  6. Carry out the on-screen prompts and finish setting up your printer.


Driver For  Printer
  1. Before you install the Dell C1760NW printer driver on your Windows 10 computer, remove any previously installed Dell printer drivers.
  2. Do not connect your printer to the computer until prompted during the driver installation.
  3. Verify whether you have a standard Internet connection on your computer and open the default browser.
  4. Visit the official Dell site and enter your printer’s model number in the search field.
  5. From the search result, select your printer and click the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  6. Choose Windows 10 from the Operating System drop-down menu and scroll down the page to choose your required printer driver.
  7. Click the Download icon to start downloading the driver.
  8. After completing the download, navigate to the Downloads folder and double-click the installer file.
  9. Agree to the EULA and choose your connection type in the driver installation window.
  10. Finish the driver installation by following the on-screen prompts.
Dell C1760NW Driver Install


Driver for  Printer
  1. On your Mac, open the default browser after ensuring that you have a standard Internet connection. 
  2. Navigate to the official Dell site and type your printer’s model number in the search field.
  3. Click the Search icon and select the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  4. Choose the Apple Mac OS option from the Operating System drop-down menu and scroll down the page to choose the required printer driver.
  5. Click the Download icon next to the installer file to start downloading the driver.
  6. Next, open the Downloads folder and locate the downloaded installer file. Double-click on it to run the driver installation.
  7. Complete the printer setup by following the on-screen prompts.


Driver for  Printer

You cannot download and install the Dell C1769NW printer driver on a Chromebook. Also, attaching the Dell C1760NW setup using a USB cable will not work. However, you can print using any one of the methods given below with Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides.

  1. Saving a document as a PDF to a flash drive
  2. Printing to Google Cloud Print
  3. Saving pictures to a flash drive and printing directly from a printer


  • You can quickly check the ink levels on your Dell C1760NW setup using the Status Monitor Widget on a Mac computer.
  • To open the Status Monitor Widget on your Mac, click the Dashboard icon and select the Add icon to display the Widget bar.
  • Next, click the Status Monitor icon from the Widget bar to open the Printer Status window.
  • If prompted, choose your printer in Preferences.
  • Navigate to the Printer Status Image area to identify the toner levels of your printer.
  • The estimated toner level will be indicated for each color.


Using the WPS Push Button method:

  • Before starting, prepare your Wi-Fi router and printer.
  • Verify whether you have completed the basic Dell C1760NW setup settings.
  • Navigate to the printer’s control panel and press the WPS button for at least 2 seconds.
  • The Wi-Fi button will start to flash when you press the WPS button and the printer will display the Press WPS Button on router message.
  • Start the WPS operation on your router within 2 minutes to establish the wireless connection.
  • To verify the wireless connection, print a network configuration sheet.


  • The PPD files for printers are not provided by many manufacturers today. The PPD files are used to add printers to a Chromebook.
  • First, you have to connect your Dell C1760NW printer and the Chromebook over the same wireless network.
  • Next, click on the Clock on your Chromebook and select the Settings icon.
  • Navigate to Advanced  Printing  Printers.
  • Click the Setup button next to your printer’s name and download the PPD file from the Internet.
  • Click Browse in the Advanced printer configuration dialog box.
  • Select the downloaded PPD file and click Open.
  • Click the Add button to connect your Dell C1760NW setup to the Chromebook.


  • To set up your printer and a Mac computer over a wireless network, prepare your router and place your printer within the Wi-Fi range.
  • Connect your Mac to the same wireless network to which you are going to connect the printer.
  • Use the Software and Documentation disc to run the driver installation.
  • If it doesn’t support your Mac, download the printer driver and run the installation.
  • Select your language and read the EULA.
  • Click Continue after reading the EULA and select Agree.
  • Confirm the installation location and click Continue.
  • Click the Install button to run the standard installation.
  • If prompted, enter the Mac administrator password in the required field and click the Install Software button.
  • Click Close to finish the installation and add your Dell printer using its IP address or hostname.
  • Click the Apple menu available on the top left and select the System Preferences option.
  • Click the Print & Scan icon in the System Preferences window and select the Add icon from the left-side panel.
  • In the Add Printer window, click the IP tab and enter your printer’s IP address in the Address field.
  • Select the Line Printer Daemon option from the Protocol drop-down menu.
  • Choose your printer driver from the Use drop-down menu and click the Add button.
  • Now, you can access the Dell C1760NW setup wirelessly from your Mac.


  • Before you print from your iPhone to the Dell printer, connect them over a wireless network.
  • Previously, Dell introduced the Dell Mobile Print app, but it is no longer available in the App Store. It has been replaced with the Dell Document Hub app.
  • Download it from theApp Store and launch the app.
  • You have to create a free account using your email address. Complete the registration process by following the on-screen prompts.
  • Tap the Print File button and choose the connected printer.
  • Choose the document/photo you wish to print and tap the Print button at the bottom.
  • Now, your document will be printed remotely from your iPhone to the Dell C1760NW setup.


  • Before starting, load the plain card stock into the MPF (Multipurpose Feeder) instead of PSI (Priority Sheet Inserter).
  • Set the paper type on the printer’s control panel and connect your printer to the computer.
  • Open the print application and select the image you wish to print on cardstock.
  • Launch the Print dialog box and choose your printer’s name from the drop-down menu.
  • Set the correct paper settings in the printer driver and start printing the image by clicking the Print button.


  • Firstly, you have to connect your Android phone and the Dell C1760NW setup over a wireless network.
  • You can use the Dell Document Hub app.
  • Download it from the Google Play Store and launch the app.
  • You have to create a free account using your email address and password and complete the registration process by following the on-screen prompts.
  • Once you have completed the app setup, tap the Print File button on the app’s main page and choose your printer.
  • Select the document you wish to print and tap the Print button at the bottom.
  • Finally, your document will be printed remotely from your Android phone.


  • Use only high-quality envelopes designed for the Dell C1760NW printer.
  • Load the envelopes into the MPF or PSI and make sure to adjust them using the paper width guides. The print side must face up.
  • Next, connect your Dell C1760NW setup to the computer using a standard USB cable.
  • On your computer, open the print application and choose the image you wish to print on the envelope.
  • Click the File menu at the top-left and select Print.
  • Choose your printer’s name from the drop-down menu and click the Properties button to open the Printing Preferences window.
  • Click the Main tab and set the print media source to MPF or PSI.
  • Set the paper type as Envelope and choose the correct envelope size.
  • Once you have set the printing preferences for the envelope, clickOK and select Print to start printing envelopes.


  • To update your printer’s firmware, you need to download the firmware file from the official Dell site.
  • Make sure to turn on the Dell C1760NW setup and connect it to your computer using a standard USB cable.
  • Run the downloaded firmware file and click Continue in the Firmware Update Utility.
  • Click Agree after reviewing the EULA and choose your printer’s model number in the Printer column.
  • Click Continue to start updating your printer’s firmware.
  • Once the firmware update is completed, a confirmation message will be displayed on the screen.

Dell C1760NW Setup Troubleshooting

Is your Dell C1760NW printer malfunctioning frequently? Several factors may cause the printer to work inappropriately. Following some well-defined steps would troubleshoot and fix the printer issues. For remote assistance, contact our technical support team by clicking the Call button available on this page.


  • If your Dell printer goes offline, check if the printer has been set to sleep or power save mode.
  • Verify and ensure that you have installed a compatible printer driver on your computer.
  • Check your printer status in the Devices and Printers section of the Control Panel app.
  • Right-click on the Dell C1760NW setup icon and select the See what’s printing option.
  • Click the Printer tab and deselect the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Clear all the print jobs from the print queue and start printing your documents.


Using the Tool Box on a Windows computer:

  • You cannot reset the Network settings, Login error settings, Panel lock settings and password, and USB port settings.
  • To launch the Tool Box, click the Start menu and select All Programs à Dell Printers à Dell C1760NW Color Printer à Tool Box.
  • Click the Printer Maintenance tab in the ToolBox window.
  • Choose the Reset Defaults option from the left side of the page and click the Start button to reset the Dell C1760NW setup settings to factory defaults.


  • If your printer displays the Paper Jam error message on the screen, you have to restart the printer to check if the error was a false message.
  • If the error is not cleared after restarting your printer, turn off the printer, remove the paper from the PSI, and verify whether the papers are loaded properly into the MPF.
  • Use the print media that is not damp and fan the media before loading into the MPF.
  • Turn on the Dell C1760NW setup and check if the problem has been resolved.


  • If your Dell C1760NW printer fails to print any documents or images, check if the printer is turned on.
  • If it is turned off, verify whether you have properly connected the printer’s power cord and turn on the printer.
  • Wait until the Ready to Print message is displayed on the LCD screen before starting the print job from the connected computer.
  • Verify and ensure that you are using a compatible printer driver.
  • Make sure to choose your printer’s name in the Print dialog box before clicking the Print button.
  • Also, check if you have selected the correct print settings in the Printing Preferences window.
  • Make sure that you have loaded the printer-supported paper in the MPF.
  • Check if you can print your document.
  • If the problem persists, reinstall the printer driver on your computer.


  • The Paper Feed problem is common in Dell C1760NW setup and you can quickly resolve it.
  • When the printer displays the Paper Feed error, restart your printer and check whether you have selected the correct paper settings in the control panel.
  • Use only the printer-supported paper for printing.
  • You should fan the paper before loading them into the MPF to avoid feeding issues in the future.
  • Verify and ensure that the print media is not curled or wrinkled.
  • To check if the problem has been resolved, try printing a test page remotely from your computer to the printer.


Is your Dell printer not connecting to your computer? Several factors may cause a connection problem. To troubleshoot the connection issue, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Check whether you have placed the printer close to the computer and router (for a wireless connection).
  • If you have connected your printer to the computer using a USB cable, make sure it is a standard one and you have properly plugged the cable into the correct USB ports.
  • If necessary, restart your Dell C1760NW setup, computer, and router to check if you can connect the printer to the computer.
  • If the problem remains unsolved, contact our technical support team for remote assistance.
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