How Do I Connect My Cricut to My Computer?

Connecting your Cricut to your computer can be a great way to enhance your crafting experience. There are several ways to connect the two devices, from using a USB cable to connecting wirelessly. Regardless of the method you choose, connecting your Cricut to your computer will give you access to more features and allow you to create even more amazing projects.

Connecting with a USB Cable

The simplest way to connect your Cricut machine and computer is by using a USB cable. To do this, simply plug one end of the USB cable into the port on your Cricut machine and then plug the other end into an available USB port on your computer. Once done, turn on your Cricut machine and open up Cricut Design Space on your computer.

You should see a message confirming that the two devices are now connected.

Connecting Wirelessly

You can also connect your Cricut and computer wirelessly, which is great for those who don’t have easy access to a USB port. To do this, first make sure both devices are powered on and within range of each other. Then open up Cricut Design Space on your computer and select “Connect Machine” from the main menu. You should then see an option for “Wireless Connection” – select this option and follow the instructions given.


Connecting your Cricut machine to your computer is a great way to get the most out of both devices. Whether you choose to use a physical USB connection or opt for wireless connectivity, both methods allow you access to more features in Cricut Design Space – giving you even more creative possibilities when crafting!