How to print from a smartphone or tablet

Now a day’s smartphones or tablets are very common gadget. Everyone using these devices for taking photos, checking emails or for using social media. Some art lover using tablet for animation or drawing. But the issue is there we need a computer or laptop to print something. Desktop Computers or Laptops are commonly used for printing but in this article, I will guide you about How to print from a smartphone or tablet. Yes, there are many ways that you can use to print from a tablet or smartphone.

How to add your printer to Google Cloud Print?

  • Open Google Chrome on your computer.
  • Click on the menu button in the top right corner. It looks like three horizontal dots.
  • Click Settings.


  • Click Advanced in the sidebar.
  • Scroll down and click Printing.Manage Cloud Printing
  • Under Printing, click Google Cloud Print.
  • Click Manage Cloud Print devices at the bottom.
  • Click Manage Cloud Print devices at the bottom.

Manage Cloud Printing

  • Click the Register next to the printer you want to be added to Google Cloud Print.


  • Click Confirm.

confirm Registration

  • If you happen to have a “Classic” printer that is still capable of taking advantage of Google Cloud Print, here’s where you need to go from the Cloud Print menu.
  • From the Google Cloud Print page, click Manage Cloud Print devices.
  • Under Classic printers, select Add printers.
  • Make sure your printer appears, and tap the Add printer(s) button.

Once the registration has completed, a new screen will appear showing that the process was successful. This makes it possible for you to manage the “classic printer” from the same Google Cloud Print menu in Chrome.

Add Google Cloud Print app to your Android phone or tablet?

  • Open Play Store from your Home Screen or app drawer.
  • Type cloud print in search bar
  • Tap the Search button
  • Tap Install.


As long as the Google account you have activated on your computer is the same Google account activated on your phone or tablet, you’ll be able to see your printer.

How to print from your tablet or smart Phone?

  • Open the file you’d like to print.
  • You can open files stored in your phone, Drawing Tablet, Google Drive and Dropbox.
  • Tap the menu button in the top right of your screen. It looks like three stacked dots.
  • Tap Print.
  • Tap the dropdown arrow. It’s located near the top of your screen.
  • Tap the Printer you’d like to print from.
  • Tap the Print button. It looks like a printer.

tap print Button

Hopefully, you understand the complete process to print from your Smartphone or Tablet

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