Google Cloud Printing

There are different ways to get connected to your printer.

  1. Direct Cable
  2. Network (Either Ethernet/Cable or Wifi)
  3. Cloud

Many of us don’t know that Google Offers Cloud Printing services whereby, you can easily connect your printer to the cloud and then you may select the printer while you are 1 foot from the printer or 1000 miles away from your home or office and just click on cloud print and pops you get a printout.

Lets see how you can setup and get the print. Here are the steps.

Print from Chrome

You can print from Chrome using your computer or mobile device. With Google Cloud Print, you can make your printers available to you and anyone you choose.

Learn more about how Google Cloud Print works.

Set up Google Cloud Print

If your wireless printer says that it’s Cloud ready, follow your printer manufacturer’s instructions or see setup information for Cloud-ready printers.

If your printer doesn’t say it’s Cloud ready, follow the steps below.

  1. Turn on your printer.
  2. On your Windows or Mac computer, open Chrome.
  3. At the top right, click More   Settings.
  4. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  5. Under “Printing,” click Google Cloud Print.
  6. Click Manage Cloud Print devices.
  7. If prompted, sign in with your Google Account.
  8. Select the printers you want to connect, and then click Add printer(s).

The printer is now associated with your Google Account and connected to Google Cloud Print. You can print to this printer from any device where you’re signed in to your Google Account.ComputerAndroidiPhone & iPad

Print using Google Cloud Print

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Open the page, image, or file you want to print.
  3. Click File  Print. Or, use a keyboard shortcut:
    • Windows & Linux: Ctrl + p
    • Mac: ⌘ + p
  4. Optional: To choose a printer, click Change.
  5. Change any print settings you want.
  6. When ready, click Print.

If you’re using your Chromebook at work or school, your network administrator might connect one or more printers for you. The printer will be available when you’re signed in to your work or school account. Learn about using a Chromebook through work or school.

Print from a standard printer

To set up your printer, follow your printer manufacturer’s instructions.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Open the page, image, or file you want to print.
  3. Click File  Print. Or, use a keyboard shortcut:
    • Windows & Linux: Ctrl + p
    • Mac: ⌘ + p
  4. In the window that appears, select the destination and change any print settings you want.
  5. When ready, click Print.

So, its so easy to get connected and get started.

Here is the Google Cloud Home to get started : https://www.google.com/cloudprint/

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