How To: Open Printer Queue in Windows 10

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Windows 10 brings plenty of UI changes to confuse beginners and give them a hard time finding old features and settings. Speaking of, with both Control Panel and Settings sharing many options, there are more ways than one to access Windows 10’s features, which only adds to the confusion. One of the problems I’ve been hearing about quite often is how to open Printer Queue in Windows 10.

For now, you can open Printer Queue in Windows 10 from the Control Panel and the Settings app. Nevertheless, at some point, the Settings app will completely replace Control Panel, so it’s a good idea to learn both methods.

How to open Printer Queue in Windows 10 from Control Panel

There are multiple ways to open Control Panel, but to keep things simple you can right-click on the Start button and select Control Panel from the menu.

open Printer Queue in Windows 10

In Category view, navigate to Hardware and Sound -> View devices and printers.

open Printer Queue in Windows 10

There, you will see all your printers, including virtual ones. Simply double-click on the installed printer to view the document queue.

Open Printer Queue in Windows 10 from Settings app

As I already mentioned, you can also open Printer Queue in Windows 10 from Settings app. To access Settings, open the Start Menu and click on the gear icon.

There, navigate to Devices -> Printers & Scanners.

Open Printer Queue in Windows 10 from Settings app

Now, all you need to do is select a printer in the right-hand pane, then click on the ‘Open queue’ option.

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