Printing from a Computer or Smartphone with Google Cloud Print - G5020

Article ID: ART174758 | Date published: 06/18/2019 | Date last updated: 06/18/2019
 

Description

Use Google Cloud Print to print from anywhere

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:

    • Depending on the selected media type or paper size, printing may be on one side only even when duplex printing is selected.

    • Depending on the selected media type or paper size, a border may be printed even when Borderless Printing is selected.

    • 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

  • Internet connection with the printer is required to send print data via internet. Internet connection fees apply.

  1. Check that 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 either your name or  (user icon) in top right of screen.

  4. Log in to your Google account.

  5. Select Print... from  (Customize and control Google Chrome menu).

  6. Select Change... next Destination.

  7. Select your model name from among the printers registered 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. Check that printer is turned on.

  2. Press the Setup button.

    The Setup menu screen is displayed.

  3. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to select Web service inquiry, then press the OK button.

    Note

    • If Web service inquiry is not displayed on the Setup menu screen, the printermay be not registered to Google Cloud Print.

      Make sure that the printer is registered to Google Cloud Print.

  4. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to 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 not the 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.

  1. Check that 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 either your name or  (user icon) in top right of screen.

  4. Log in to your Google account.

  5. Select Print... from  (Customize and control Google 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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