Printing from a Computer or Smartphone with Google Cloud Print - TR4520

Article ID: ART171704 | Date published: 09/06/2018 | Date last updated: 09/06/2018
 

Description

Send Print Data

Solution

Printing from Computer or Smartphone with Google Cloud Print

When you send print data with Google Cloud Print, the printer receives the print data and prints it automatically.

When printing from a smartphone, tablet, computer, or other external device by using Google Cloud Print, load paper into the printer in advance.

You can print with Google Cloud Print with the following two methods.

Note

  • Depending on the communication status, it may take a while to print the print data or the printer may not receive the print data.
  • While printing with Google Cloud Print, the printing may be canceled depending on the printer's status, such as when the printer is being operated or an error has occurred. To resume printing, check the printer's status and print with Google Cloud Print again.
  • For print settings:

    • If you select the media type other than plain paper or if you select the paper size other than A4/Letter/B5/A5-size, the print data is printed in single-sided even when you select the duplex print setting.
    • If you select plain paper as media type or if you select B5/A5/Legal-size as paper size, the print data is printed with border even when you select the borderless print setting.
    • The print results may differ from the print image depending on the print data.
    • Depending on the device sending the print data, you may not select the print settings when sending the print data with Google Cloud Print.




Sending Print Data via Internet

This section describes the operation to send print data from Google Chrome browser on the computer. The operation differs depending on the device, applications, or services.

Important

  • LAN connection with the printer and internet connection are required to sending print data via internet. Internet connection fees apply.

  1. Make sure printer is turned on

    Note

    • If the printer's Auto Power On function is enabled, the printer is turned on automatically when it receives the print data.
  2. Start Google Chrome browser on your computer.

  3. Select Sign in to Chrome... from  (Chrome menu).

  4. Log in to your Google account.

  5. Select Print... from  (Chrome menu).

  6. Select Change... next Destination.

  7. Select your model name in Google Cloud Print.

  8. Select Print.

    When the preparation for printing with Google Cloud Print is complete, the printer receives the print data and prints it automatically.

When you want to print from Google Cloud Print immediately

When the printer cannot receive the print data, or you want to start printing immediately, you can check whether there is a print job on the Google Cloud Print and start printing manually.

Follow the steps below.

  1. Make sure printer is turned on, and display HOME screen.

    If the HOME screen is not displayed, press the HOME button.

  2. Press the Setup button.

    The setup menu screen will appear.

  3. Select  Web service inquiry then press the OK button

    Note: 
    If you have not registered the printer with Google Cloud PrintWeb service inquiry is not displayed.

  4. Select  GoogleCloudPrint , then press the OK button

     

  5.  When Connecting to server; printing starts if there is print data is displayed, press the OK button

    If there is the print data, the printer receives the print data and prints it.
    If there is no print data, No data appears on the LCD and the printer returns to the standby state.




Sending Print Data without Going through Internet

This section describes the operation to send print data from Google Chrome browser on the computer. The operation differs depending on the device, applications, or services.

Important

  • Local network connection with the printer or enabling printer's Wireless direct is required.

  • Enabling Bonjour on the printer is required.

  1. Make sure printer is turned on.

    Note

    • If the printer's Auto Power On function is enabled, the printer is turned on automatically when it receives the print data.
  2. Start Google Chrome browser on your computer.

  3. Select Sign in to Chrome... from  (Chrome menu).

  4. Log in to your Google account.

  5. Select Print... from  (Chrome menu).

  6. Select Change... next Destination.

  7. Select your model name in Local Destinations.

  8. Select Print.

    When the preparation for printing with Google Cloud Print is complete, the printer receives the print data and prints it automatically.


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