Dymo printers only work on Windows and MacOS computers. If you would like to print to a Dymo printer from an iOS/Android station, use the "Print To Station" feature.
Tip: Do not plug in the printer until after the drivers have been installed to avoid issues.
Dymo has multiple printer products. Make sure you install the correct from the list below. If you have the wrong one installed, uninstall all Dymo products before continuing.
Computer restart may be needed after installing the drivers.
Using Dymo LabelWriter 550 and are using
OR are on MacOS Mojave and later.
Using Dymo LabelWriter 450 and are using
OR MacOS Sierra and earlier.
Once installed, you'll see a widget in your toolbar as seen below. On Mac, you will see a Dymo logo at the top of your computer. On a Windows device, you will see it on the bottom right in the system tray. See screenshots below (PC, then Mac).
Note: Dymo Label Software icon looks different and is a blue and green D.
If for some reason you don't see the icon, try restarting your computer.
Validating Everything Works
Plug your label printer in and click on the Dymo icon in the system tray (see previous screenshots). Click on Diagnose and confirm the web service is running. You can also open the installed Dymo product and print a label through there as a test.
Important: when connecting your printer to the computer in the future, always use the same USB port you used when you installed to avoid potential issues. If you do experience issues, this article provides troubleshooting tips.