How to print from an iPhone and an Android?

You are at a friend’s or a customer’s home, and need to print an email or article saved on your smartphone? Whatever your device, be aware that you can print any document remotely.

Print with AirPrint from your iPhone / iPad

To print from your iOS device, the printer you use must be compatible with AirPrint technology.

  1. Make sure your smartphone and printer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the document you want to print.
  3. Tap the icon with an arrow at the bottom left.
  4. At the bottom of your screen, drag the drop-down menu to the left and select Print.
  5. Press Select, and select your printer.
  6. Start printing.

Print without AirPrint from your iPhone / iPad

If your printer is incompatible with AirPrint, you can use the third-party PrintCentral Pro application  (€ 8.99).

It will allow you to remotely print all types of documents (web pages, Keynote, SMS) to any printer.

The other alternative would be to download the free application dedicated to the printer model you want to use ( HP ePrint, Xerox Print Portal, Epson iPrint …).

Print from your Android with a plugin

Android smartphone and tablet users need to go through a plugin. This must match the printer.

  1. Go to Settings (or Settings according to your Android)  → Connect the device, scroll down and press Print. 
  2. Tap Add a service, select and download your plugin, here HP.
  3. Choose your document, in our example, it is a Google drive document.
  4. Press the three horizontal dots, to the right, then click Share and export.
  5. Select Print.
  6. Finally, tap the printer icon.

Print from your Android with Google Cloud Print

Want to print a webpage from Chrome? Google Cloud Print is the application for you!

On your Android:

  1. Go to Settings (or Settings) → Device Connection → Printing.

  2. Select Cloud Print in the Google Store.
  3. Tap Setup.

Choose the document (Web page, ..) that you would like to print. In our example, this is our article on  Black Friday.

  1. Tap the Three Points, top right.
  2. Then, on Share

  3. Select Print.
  4. Check that you have chosen the correct printer.
  5. Finally, tap the printer icon.

Print from your Android with Google Cloud Print

Want to print a webpage from Chrome? Google Cloud Print is the application for you!

On your Android:

  1. Go to Settings (or Settings) → Device Connection → Printing.

  2. Select Cloud Print in the Google Store.
  3. Tap Setup.

Choose the document (Web page) that you would like to print. In our example, this is our article on  Black Friday.

  1. Tap the Three Points, top right.
  2. Then, on Share 

  3. Select Print.
  4. Check that you have chosen the correct printer.
  5. Finally, tap the printer icon.