How to Print from iPad to Wireless Printer


Do you want to print photos and documents from an iPad? This is one basic tutorial that you can follow to print from iPad to a wireless printer.

Jan. 25, 2016


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Wireless printer enables you to print from its supported device that in the same Wi-Fi network, which is more flexible than traditional ways – before wireless printing technique came into being, to print files from our mobile device, we have to save them as printable files from our device to computer and then print them by using the connected printer.

In this post, we talk about one iOS built-in wireless printing service – AirPrint, and give the step-by-step tutorial about how to use it to print from an iPad.

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Apple firstly added AirPrint to its iOS mobile device since it released iOS 4.2, which enables iPad users to print from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in a convenient way without transferring data from iPad to computer. To use Airprint, people should have one Airprint-enabled printer and have their iOS device and printer in the same Wi-Fi network.

After years of technique updating on printers, now thousands of wireless printers can be used to print photos and documents from iPad with AirPrint, no matter it is an iPad mini or an iPad Air/Pro. If you get one iPad compatible printer, such as Brother TD-2130N or Canon PRO-100, Apple gives you the below steps to easily print from your iPad to wireless printer.

Step 1. Open app, find the picture or document you want to print, and open it. (Not all apps support Airprint, such as Messages app on your iPad)

Step 2. Tap share icon or setting icon, which always in the bottom-left corner of your iPad screen.

Step 3. Tap Print button and go to Print Option page.

Step 4. Choose your AirPrint-enable printer and set the number of copies.

Step 5. Tap Print.

Note: Your iPad and printer should be in the same Wi-Fi network. And you should make sure that the printer and the files you want to print from iPad are AirPrint supported.

The Bottom Line

AirPrint does make it simpler to print from an iPad. However, it is also limited to some files and apps. And if you want to print some AirPrint un-supported data from your iPad, you still have to get them to your computer. Thanks for your viewing and welcome any comments here to share your ideas about how to print from an iPad to wireless printer.

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