Get default printer Action(Power Automate Desktop)

English version.

This action retrieves the printer name (string) that is currently set as the "default printer".

There are few uses for retrieving the printer name, but this is useful when the original "default printer" and the printer you want to use in the flow are different.

  1. Save the original "Default printer" with this action.
  2. Change the printer in the "Set default printer" action.
  3. Print the document using the "Print document" action.
  4. Restore the original printer with the "Set default printer" action.

How to use

Drag "Get default printer" from "Workstation" under "Actions".

There are no parameters to set for this action.

Variables produced


Get the name of the printer that is currently the "default printer" as text.

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