Print from Android (tablet, smartphone)

Such a simple and yet so complicated action on mobile devices. iOS or Android system, the “print” function is absolutely not intuitive and intended to be carried out by a beginner. As proof, this tutorial will be useful for many tablet and smartphone owners who are still trying to figure out how to get a sheet of paper out of an email or webpage. And again, don’t expect to print from the Facebook, Instagram or YouTube apps. Printing from a mobile or tablet is reserved for certain applications (Gmail, Chrome, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Photos, etc.).

This tutorial explains how print from an Android smartphone or tablet. Android 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 devices are compatible with this procedure. In other words, almost all devices that run on Google Android (Samsung, Sony, Huawei, Xiaomi, LG…).

Besides the telephone or the slate, it will be necessary to be equipped with a network printer, usually wireless network compatible Wireless, to use it from a mobile device. Today, most small inkjet multifunction printers are Wifi compatible (HP, Epson, Canon, Brother). This usually won’t be the case with a large business copier.

Print with an Android smartphone or tablet

1. In the Gmail, Word, Google Chrome… application, request the command for “ to print ” : usually menu, To print. With the Chrome browser, you will have to go through the menu, Share, Print (logical..!).

Android tutorial Share Print

2. A default “PDF printer” may be displayed: change it to add the network printer that equips your home or office.

Android PDF Printer tutorial

Android HP printer tutorial

3. Once the correct printer is displayed, click on the print button.

Android tutorial Print

4. A sheet will come out with the requested document or photo!