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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, and Mac 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

  • Requirement

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

Adding Printer as AirPrint Printer to Your Mac

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

  2. Select + to display the printer list.

  3. Select the printer'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 printer is turned on.


    • If the printer's Auto Power On function is enabled, the printer 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 printer prints according to the specified settings.


  • For wireless LAN connection:

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

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

  • For other AirPrint troubleshooting, see below.

Checking Print Status

Deleting Print Job

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