Advanced Print setup for MacOS Devices

Please Note:
If you have installed the advanced print option prior to your account name change you will need to remove the old queue first:


-Go to your System Preferences and select "Printers & Scanners"

-From here you should see a list of installed printers, if "Advanced Print" is one of them, click on it and then clock on the minus icon (-) at the bottom of the list


Advanced Print allows you to utilise all functionalities of the Sharp copiers at SMC, to install the Advanced Print option on MacOS devices, follow these steps:


Click on this link to download a driver that will be needed before installing the Advanced Print queue

This will appear in your downloads, which can be found in the bottom right corner of your dock,




or through Finder


Double click the Advanced Print.dmg, then double click on MX-C55


Follow the prompts, until the install is complete.


You will now need to System Preferences, then Printers and Scanners




First, click on the plus icon in the bottom right corner




Now right click \ control+click on the empty space at the top to get the menu below - choose Customise Toolbar




Drag the Advanced option to the empty space, as shown below.




Click on the newly added Advanced option, and fill out as shown below

When selecting the Use: option, pick Select Software then choose SHARP MX-6071 PPD from the list


After selecting Add, fill out the options as shown below:


The Advanced Print queue will now be available - please keep in mind that the first time your print you will need to enter your SMC Username and Password


When in the print Menu - you can go to your extra features by clicking on Copies & Pages and then choosing the relevant option, such as Layout / Finishmceclip1.png

After sending a job to Advanced Print, you can release the job by signing into any supported photocopier.

Note that you will need to sign into a copier that has the features you chose.


For assistance with any of these steps, please see the IT Dept.

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