How to Install the Tap Card Printers on your Mac

Sean McMahon Updated by Sean McMahon

 Step 1: Install the printer

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Click the Printers & Scanners category
  3. Click + to add a printer and choose the IP tab.

Black and White



Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD

Queue: FollowYouBW

Name: FollowYouBW

Use: Ricoh Aficio MP 7502 PS*


Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD

Queue: FollowYouColor

Name: FollowYouColor

Use: Ricoh Aficio MP C6501 PS*

  1. Delete any old printers by selecting them and clicking the - button. Optionally, set one of the FollowYou printers as your default.
  2. When prompted for your password, enter your BPS ID and password and check the box to save to your keychain.

Step 2: Setup your tap card on the Ricoh machines

  1. Go to any printer in the building with your BPS ID card
  2. On the home screen of the printer, tap the PCC icon .
  3. You will see a login screen; tap your BPS ID card on the card reader.
  4. The printer will ask you to login the first time; tap the ID field and password fields to enter your BPS ID. (note: the save button is on the upper right of the screen as you enter your ID)
  5. Tap the “FollowYou” or “Release All” button to print your jobs.

Step 3: How do I print or scan?

  1. Choose the FollowYouBW or FollowYouColor printer from your computer any time you need to print. It doesn’t matter which printer you’re going to; all of the printers in the building will work using the FollowYou printing.
  2. Walk up to any printer in the building and select the PCC icon.
  3. Select Release All to print everything or FollowYou to select individual jobs.
  4. To scan, push the “Scan to Me” button, place your document on the tray, and push “Scan” on the screen. The document will be scanned and emailed to you immediately.

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