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How to print a document with your Android smartphone?

Learn how to make prints from your smartphone easily.

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You may need to print a file (photo, text, powerpoint presentation, Excel table, etc.) from your smartphone. For a long time, this simple manipulation was complicated but the Google teams in charge of Android have finally developed a simple solution.

To print from your Smartphone, you will need:

Once the applications are installed, you will need to make your printer available for your smartphone, so open Chrome and in the address bar, type: chrome: // devices.

You will then see this menu appear:

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Click on the button Add printers then select the printers you want to add before confirming:

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On your smartphone, open the Settings menu> Advanced Settings> Printing (on some smartphones, you can also launch the application directly from the list of applications).

Select Google Cloud Print, you should now see your printer in the printer list:

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You can now print from your Android smartphone directly to your printer. Be careful though: for everything to work properly, you will need to turn on your computer. The latter acting as a relay between your smartphone and your printer.

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