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Print wirelessly from iPhone, iPad, or iPod TouchUse AirPrint to send documents and photos from your iOS device directly to your printer over Wi-Fi.
If you're still emailing yourself photos and documents just to print them out from your desktop you -- print. It's an IOS feature that lets you print directly from your device computer printer without any cables. See I can hit print on the iPad and once it connects to the printer what was previously on -- screen will be sent to my printer just like fat. It really is this easy but it does require some setup. Depending on your printer that's edible -- so the first step is to find out if your printer is natively -- compatible. Apple has the complete list of compatible printers on its support site so browse through ballots to find out. Okay if your printer is -- -- compatible like this apps and hear the senate is really simple circuit connecting your printer to your Wi-Fi network. That's almost always done on the printer itself so I'll choose my Wi-Fi network. And -- I'll enter my password. Hit done and the printer will do the -- I know -- connected because of this indicator light here and of the symbol on the screen here. A -- -- done now grab your IOS device in this case it's my iPod. And connected to the same a Wi-Fi network as your printer so I'll go to settings. Wi-Fi and select the same Wi-Fi network you might already be connected and networked by double -- just in decades. As far as the thought up that's all done to show you how does work so I'll open up one of my notes. In here. Tap the action button which is where you'll almost always find the print button. It prints and -- -- -- my iPad already found the printer but if it doesn't show live just tap that printer field and select your device from the last. -- -- to do is to hit print the tablet and a printer a look at act and my no print almost immediately. Now that was super easy because this printer is air print -- but what if yours isn't. The good news is that you don't have to buy a new -- all you need is a program called fingerprints and it works with Mac and windows. It is twenty dollars but that is still a lot cheaper than buying a new air print ready printer and it there's a free version and so you can see -- -- like it. Fingerprint basically makes it -- -- your IOS device configure printer as an air print device. Okay -- launched -- program and in this sidebar you'll see a list of installed printers. -- the -- -- -- use with your IOS devices. -- it now make sure your computer is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your phone and that your printer or is online. From here it works just the same as any other air print friendly printer so here's -- that I wanna print all the action button. Hit prince -- printer shows up in the print dialog. -- -- -- And here comes my notes. So now you can print wirelessly from your IOS device you no longer have to go to your desktop to print things out. -- it makes printing event tickets photos and notes that much easier. If you have any questions hit me up once -- and check out how to dot cnet.com for the full -- -- -- for CNET and sharing back. I.