Printing from your iPhone can be a convenient and easy way to get a hard copy of your documents, photos, or other files. Whether you want to print large documents or a single page, you can do it with just a few taps on your iPhone. Hence, to print from your iPhone, this guide will help you.
iPhone: How to Print any File
You can either use the AirPrint or third-party printing apps to print using your iPhone and here’s how you can do it:
AirPrint is Apple’s built-in wireless printing feature that lets you print from your iPhone to any compatible printer. You need an AirPrint-enabled printer running on the same Wi-Fi network to use AirPrint. Hence, to print from your iPhone using AirPrint, follow these steps:
- Firstly, open the file you want to print and tap the share icon.
- Now look for the print option from the list and tap on it.
- Tap the ‘Printer’ icon.
- Then select your printer from the list.
- Adjust the print settings if needed, such as the number of copies, the paper size, the orientation, and the color mode.
- Finally, tap the ‘Print’ button to start printing.
2. Printer Apps
If your printer does not support AirPrint, you may still be able to print using a printer app. Many printer manufacturers offer free apps that allow you to print from your iPhone to their printers over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Some examples of printer apps available on the Apple App Store are:
To print from your iPhone using a printer app, follow these steps:
- Download and install the appropriate app for your printer model from the Apple App Store.
- Open the app and follow the instructions to connect your iPhone to your printer. You may need to enter a password or scan a QR code to pair your devices.
- Select the file that you want to print from the app’s menu. You can choose from files stored on your iPhone, iCloud Drive, or other cloud services.
- Then adjust the print settings if needed, such as the number of copies, the paper size, the orientation, and the color mode.
- Finally, tap the ‘Print’ button and your file will be sent to the printer to start the printer process.