Using AirPrint to Print from a Mac Computer - MG5720

Article ID: ART161595 | Date published: 09/01/2015 | Date last updated: 04/19/2019


Printing from a Mac Computer to an AirPrint-enabled Printer


Printing from an AirPrint-enabled Printer with Mac

Using AirPrint to print from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

AirPrint enables you to print photos, email, Web pages and documents from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, andMac without the need to install drivers, or download apps or software.


Checking Your Environment

First, check your environment.

  • AirPrint Operation Environment

    • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running the latest version of iOS

    • Mac running the latest version of Mac OS

  • Connection method

    The iOS device or Mac and the machine must be connected to the same network over a LAN or connected directly without wireless router.

Adding Machine as AirPrint Printer to Your Mac

  1. Open System Preferences, and select Printers & Scanners (Print & Scan) on yourMac.

  2. Select + to display the printer list.

  3. Select the machine's name listed as Bonjour Multifunction.

  4. Select Secure AirPrint or AirPrint from Use.

  5. Select Add.

Printing with AirPrint from Mac

  1. Make sure machine is turned on.


    • If the machine's Auto Power On function is enabled, the machine is turned on automatically when it receives the print data.
  2. Load paper.

  3. Perform printing on your application software.

    Print dialog appears.

  4. Select your model name added as AirPrint printer from the Printer list in the Print Dialog.

  5. Set the paper size, media type, and other settings as needed.

  6. Select Print.

    When you execute printing, the machine prints according to the specified settings.


  • For wireless LAN connection:

    • After you turn on the machine, it may take few minutes before the machine can communicate through a wireless LAN connection. Make sure the machine is connected to the wireless LAN and try printing.

    • If Bonjour on the machine is disabled, AirPrint cannot be used. Check the LAN settings on themachine, and enable Bonjour.

  • For other AirPrint troubleshooting, see below.

    Cannot Print Using AirPrint

Checking Print Status

Deleting Print Job

To delete a print job with AirPrint, use one of the following two methods:

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