How to Fix AirPrint Not Working on iPhone in iOS 12/11.3/11 with Steps

Are you unable to print using AirPrint on your iPhone and iPad in iOS 11/11.3/11.3.1? Here we have given some solutions to the AirPrint not working.

By iMobie | Posted on: May. 16, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 03, 2018
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AirPrint is a service in Apple iOS and MacOS that allows users to print their documents or photos wirelessly. You don’t need to install any drivers to print photos with AirPrint and print your iPhone photos over Wi-Fi directly. However, after iOS 12/11.3/11 update, some users have reported that they aren’t able to print anything using AirPrint even with an AirPrint enabled printer. In this post, we will give you possible solutions to AirPrint not working on iOS 12/11.3/11 error. Read to check further details.

How to Fix AirPrint Not Working on iPhone in iOS 12/11.3/11

It can be very disheartening to encounter AirPrint not working on iOS 12/11.3/11 as you won’t be able to use this amazing feature for printing your documents and photos. You can try the tips given below to fix AirPrint not working on iPhone.

Tip 1: Force restart your iPhone or iPad

Force restarting the iPhone or iPad may also fix AirPrint not working on iOS 12/11.3/11. By force restarting, you will refresh the iOS system and close any app or service that may be interfering with AirPrint service. You can force restart an iPhone or iPad by pressing and holding both the power and home button at the same time until you see the Apple logo appear. Then release the button and your device will be rebooted.

Tip 2: Make sure you have an AirPrint-supported printer

To use AirPrint for printing your photos and documents, you need an AirPrint enabled printer. Though most printer manufacturers have launched AirPrint compatible printer, still not every printer on the market is AirPrint enabled. So, if AirPrint not working, it is possible your printer is not AirPrint supported. To see if your printer is supported on not, visit the Apple AirPrint support page.

Tip 3: Check the Wi-Fi connection

For AirPrint to work, you need to connect both your iPhone and the printer to the same Wi-Fi network. If the printer is not connected to the same Wi-Fi as your iPhone, it will show AirPrint not working on iOS 12/11.3/11. If your Wi-Fi is not working, you can try resetting the network settings on your device. To reset the network settings, you need to go to your iPhone settings > General > Reset and tap on the Reset Network settings.

How to Fix AirPrint Not Working on iPhone in iOS 11/11.3

How to Fix AirPrint Not Working on iPhone in iOS 11/11.3

Tip 4: Make sure you’ve updated to the latest iOS

When there is an issue in any service of iOS, it may take some time, but the fix will surely be released in the next iOS update. So, if you are encountering AirPrint not working, you can update to the latest version of iOS to fix the issue.

How to Fix AirPrint Not Working on iPhone in iOS 11/11.3

How to Fix AirPrint Not Working on iPhone in iOS 11/11.3

Tip 5: Go to Apple Store to Get A Solution

If even after using the above solution didn’t solve your AirPrint not working on iPhone 20, you can visit the official Apple support to get an official solution. You can leave a query for the problem and the Apple support will reply you with a solution.

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The Bottom Line

When AirPrint suddenly stops working, it can be very troubling. You won’t be able to print your photos or document wirelessly from your iPhone or iPad until you solve the AirPrint not working. So, here, we have given some effective tips and solutions for solving the AirPrint not working on iOS 12/11.3/11. And to back up your iPhone or iPad to computer, don’t forget to get AnyTrans for iOS downloaded to have a try.


Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.

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