Here we are going to explain all you need to know about how your document can be printed from your smartphone.
Before knowing how to print a document from your smartphone you need to at least know what is a “document”, a “smartphone”, and a “Printer”.
What is a document?
A document is a written, drawn, presented, or memorialized representation of thought,
often the manifestation of non-fictional, as well as fictional content. A document can come in many form
such as paper, pictures and even as a mail.
What is a Smartphone?
A smartphone on other hand is a cell phone or handheld computer that allows you
to do more than make phone calls and send text messages. however smartphones can browse on the Internet
and run software programs like a computer. Smartphones use a touch screen to allow users to interact with them.
Your smartphone has the many attributes which includes; The ability to sync more than one email account to a device,
hardware or software-based QWERTY keyboard, internet connectivity, Embedded memory,
It can also be connected wirelessly with your devices such as your printer, Laptop, and computer.
What is a Printer?
A printer is a device that accepts text and graphic output from a computer and transfers the information
to hardcopy (paper), usually to standard size sheets of paper. Printers vary in size, speed, sophistication, and cost.
Our printer can be distinguished into the Impact and Non-impact printer.
The Impact printer works directly with the contact with the ink and paper like that of a typewriter.
The Non-Impact printer does not require striking of ribbon against any paper
and example is the laser and ink-jet printers. The ink- jet for instance sprays ink from an ink cartridge at very close range
to the paper as it rolls by, while the laser printer uses a laser beam reflected from a mirror to attract the toner (that is the ink). A Printer has four main qualities which will be listed below,
Color: Colour plays an essential role during printing, to print a page or documents where color is needed colored printer is advised to use because it makes the work attractive, though colored printing is termes costly because you need to frequently change your which will also cost you.
Resolution: Resolution in printing means the sharpness of image and text on the paper, it is advised to go for printers with better resolution for better work.
Speed: Speed is very important when you print more documents. Less expensive printer prints up to 7 to 8 sheets per minute while the coloured printer is very slow in printing.
Memory: Having more than the minimum amount of memory is helpful and faster when printing out pages with large images. Most of the printers come with small memory which could also slow the printing speed. Note the memory can be expanded.
Some types of printer will be listed below;..
Home Inkjet Printers
Business Inkjet Printers.
Solid Ink Printers.
Dot Matrix Printers.
How to print a local Document from your Android phone
Many persons find it very difficult to print from their smartphone, hence you are going to see the laid down
the process to take when you want to print your document from your smartphone.
These are steps to follow if you want to print a document from your smartphone…
Step 1: Open the file you’d like to print in your smartphone.
Step 2: Tap the menu button. However it looks like three stacked dots.
Step 3: Then tap “Print”: when you click on the print below, it will display the document that you want to print in your phone.
Step 4: Tap the drop-down arrow. It’s located near the top of your screen: when you tap on the arrow at the top right corner of your phone it displays all the printers in your smart phone
Step 5: Thereafter you tap the printer you’d like to print from: As you can see, all the printer that is in your phone has been displayed.
Step 6: Then you tap the print button.
however you can also print your document using pc (Personal computer)
How do I print a PDF from my phone?
Like we earlier said it is easy to print from your mobile phones. Below are the laid down rules that you are to take when
printing a PDF (Portable Document Format) from your smart phone.
You Open the document that you want to print to PDF (including document and images saved in Google drive).
Choose the menu option (the icon with three dots located on the right-hand corner of your Android device).
Click “Save as PDF”. Select the printer that you want to use for printing.
Then print it (the PDF file) out.
Can i Print a file from my phone without WIFI?
The answer is “Yes“, below is the listed procedure to follow to achieve your aim of printing a file from your phone.
Connect your Android smartphone to a wireless printer.
You switch on WiFi on your android device. You need to connect to a wireless network.
Then tap the “Wi-Fi Direct” After that you will see options on your wireless printer to enable data exchange.
After that, click on your printer model and then type in a password (if any) to connect.
How do i hook my phone to a printer?.
Another question that people ask is how to hook there phone to a printer. its very easy when you pay attention to the laid down process below.
Make sure your phone and your printer are on the same Wi-Fi network.
Therefore, open the app you want to print from And find the print option,
which may be under Share, Print or Other Options.
After that Tap Print on the printer icon
and select Choose an Air Print-Enabled printer
How do I print a Document using Wifi?
Most Android phones have printing capabilities built in, but if your device isn’t giving you an option to connect,
you’ll have to download the Google Cloud Print app. however, these are steps to print a document using wifi
First, open Cortana and type in Printer. …
Then Select Add a Printer or Scanner. …
After that, you should be able to print with ease.
If you get more confused on our write ups, check the video