First tip: Use Google Chrome!

We only recommend Chrome because it has the best PDF support out of any browser, so that you can print right from the label preview.

Here's how to setup a Rollo Printer on Windows + Chrome:

Quick summary:

  1. Download and install the Rollo printer drivers from RolloPrinter.com
  2. Add the Rollo to your Printers & Scanners System Preferences
  3. Configure the default printer settings

Step 1: Download and Install the Rollo Printer Driver

  1. Download the Rollo driver from RolloPrinter.com. The driver software titled "Rollo-Windows-Latest" will download.
Screenshot showing download that appears on the bottom left corner of the internet browser. If you click this, it will automatically open the zip file.

2. Extract the files.

Screenshot showing a system message that appears when you click the zip file. The screenshot says 'This application may depend on other compressed files in this folder. For the application to run properly, it is recommended that you first extract all file.' Under that message, you will need to click the option that says 'Extract all.'

3. Follow the Installer steps

A screenshot showing the installation wizard for installing the Rollo Printer Drivers.

4. Plug your Rollo printer into a power source and connect to your computer via USB,

 

Step 2: Add the printer to your Devices and Printers Control Panel

1. Go to the View Devices and Printers section of your computer's Control Panel. Check out this article on the Microsoft help site if you have trouble locating your Control Panel.

2. Click Add a Printer and select your Rollo printer from the list of connected printers that appears.

 

Step 3: Configure the default printer settings

1. Go to Control Panel > Devices and Printers. The Rollo should show up in the Devices & Printers section.

2. Right-click it and choose Printing Preferences.

A screenshot showing the ROLLO printer as it appears in the 'Devices and Printers' section of Control Panel. If you right click the icon, a drop down menu appears. You will need to click the option that says 'Printing preferences.'

TIP: If the printer shows up as USB Printing Support under Unspecified, and the driver won't install, try restarting your computer to make it show up as Rollo Printer.

3. Click Advanced... on the lower right-hand side of the Printing Preferences pop-up page.

A screenshot showing the Printing Preferences pop up. In the bottom right corner of this pop up window, you will need to click a button that says 'Advanced...'

 

4. Select 100mm x 150mm on the Paper Size section.

5. Click OK and your labels are ready to go!

A screenshot showing the ROLLO printer advanced options. There's a section under 'Paper/Output' that says 'Paper Size,' and there's a drop down menu to the right of this. You will need to click on this drop down menu and select the option, '100mm x 150mm.'

That's it, you should be ready to print!

Follow these same steps for other brands

There are several other brands that make 4x6" label printers similar to the Rollo. Following these same steps will work to set these printers up with your Windows operating system. If you have a question about a specific printer other than Rollo, chat in our with Support Crew and we'll help you get sailing 😃

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