How to print from a mobile phone (GUIDE)

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Nowadays, phones can do pretty much anything, and printing from a phone has become a common thing. It is an excellent advantage as it allows you to print photos and documents you have saved and captured on your phone. In the following lines, we will describe how to print from your mobile phone and explain all the possibilities that come with it.

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How to print from your phone - CONTENTS

  1. Print wirelessly, but also via a USB cable
  2. How to print from a mobile phone via a USB cable
  3. How to print from a mobile phone via WiFi/Bluetooth
  4. Print photos from your mobile phone on the go with a pocket printer

Print wirelessly, but also via a USB cable

There are two options for connecting your phone to the printer. Wirelessly (Bluetooth, WiFi) and via a USB cable. The newest printers can wirelessly connect via WiFi or Bluetooth, and you will not need a USB cable in this case. However, older printers do not support such options, and therefore a USB cable will be necessary.

How to print from a mobile phone via a USB cable

This method is only worth using for printers that do not support wireless connectivity. To connect your phone to the printer, you will need a cable with a connector that fits your device. Then plug it into your mobile phone and connect it to the printer.

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The printer can connect to a mobile phone by a USB cable terminating in the correct connector.

The printer should then connect to your phone automatically. The phone and printer will record a successful connection on screens or use an audible signal. After that, it depends on the type and age of your printer. 

If your printer does not have a USB port, it is possible to purchase an appropriate reduction.

Before printing, you will have to download an appropriate app to enable successful printing from a mobile phone. Samsung and other brands of Android phones can download several different apps from the Google Play Store. From iPhones and other Apple devices, you can only print wirelessly. Here is a list of the best apps for Android:

    After connecting the printer to your phone, launch the appropriate app to allow you to print photos and documents from the phone. Select the files you want to print. The printer will then receive a signal from your mobile phone, add the documents to the queue, and print them automatically.

    How to print from a mobile phone via WiFi/Bluetooth

    Printing via WiFi or Bluetooth is a relatively simpler process. Most newer printers have wireless connectivity. To print from your mobile via WiFi, connect the printer to the same network as your phone.

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    In the case of a Bluetooth connection, you need to enable pairing on the printer. Then search for new Bluetooth devices on your phone. The printer connects to the mobile phone after a successful pairing. This way, you only need to connect once. After that, the two devices remember each other and will pair automatically in the future.

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    These images are from the HP Smart app. You can choose from several methods of printing. After selecting the appropriate printing method, a menu of available documents will pop up. That will allow you to change the paper size, the number of copies, font colour, or print quality. Then just print the document. 

    However, you also need to download a suitable application in this case. There are several different types to choose from, depending on the type of your printer. For example, you can even use native applications, for instance, Mobility Print for Android or AirPrint for Apple. Other applications from manufacturers:

    Print photos from your mobile phone on the go with a pocket printer

    Recently, pocket printers have become very popular. They offer a great way to print photos from your phone easily and anywhere. Pocket printers are particularly sought after by people who are busy at work or spend most of their time travelling away from home. You could say that it is a portable printer for mobile printing that saves time and energy.

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    The biggest advantage of a pocket printer is its size. It fits almost everywhere and can be taken with you on the go.

    Pocket printers are small and battery-powered, so there is no need to find a power connection. They can print up to several dozen photos on a single charge. In most cases, they work via Bluetooth technology, which makes connecting them to your phone fast and straightforward.

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