How to set up Airprint

Airprint ipad printer

The trends of computing nowadays is shifting away from the traditional personal computers of desktop and laptop and moving towards the usage of smart gadgets and tablets. The consumers are now moving towards the use of smart and mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone, Samsung tablet and others.

With the heavy usage of these devices, people will also have the need to print from these devices. The use of these tablets to print is now gaining popularity and the wireless printing is now becoming a norm. With the iOS latest feature that includes Airprint, users can now print wirelessly from their iPad or iPhone by using the Airprint features.

First of all, you need to know whether your printer is Airprint compatible. Without a printer that is compatible, you will not be able to send data to the printer for it to print out the document you want. Most branded printer nowadays support Airprint capability. However, if you want to be sure whether your printer is compatible, you can check out the list of Airprint compatible printer in Apple support website.

If the printer is compatible, you then must make sure that it is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPad or iPhone. This is to ensure that your iPhone or iPad can detect the printer. Once, your printer is detected by your iPhone or iPad you are basically good to go. How to check that your iPhone or iPad is connected to the printer?

The easiest way to check this is to open a note in the Notes app. Open any notes that you have created. Tap at the middle bottom of the icon of your iPhone or iPad. A screen will show the ‘Print’ icon. Tap on the ‘Print’ icon and it will then show the Printer options. Choose the ‘Select Printer’.

If your iPhone or iPad have already detected the Airprint compatible printer, it will list down that printer in the Printer column. So, there you have it. You have set up the Airprint and you are good to go and print your document easily.