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Show Someone How to Print From Their iPhone

Printing from an iPhone is simple and easy with the wireless printing feature built into iOS. Get your documents printed in no time following our comprehensive step-by-step guide!

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Published Jan 6, 2023

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 minutes

What you'll need: iPhone

  • Printing from an iPhone can be a tricky process, so learning how to do it is key.
  • Learning how to print from an iPhone can be beneficial for quickly and easily printing documents on the go.
  • "In this article, you'll learn how to easily print documents and photos from your iPhone."

An iPhone is a great device for browsing the internet, sending emails, and using social media. But it also allows you to print documents directly from your phone. In this guide, we’ll show you how to print from an iPhone in just a few easy steps. We’ll explain the different ways you can print wirelessly or with a cable connection and share tips on the best printing apps available. So whether you need to print an important document or email during work hours or homework assignments while away from home, you’ll be able to do it quickly and easily!

how to print from iphone

In order to print from an iPhone, you will need an AirPrint-enabled printer or a third-party printing app installed on your device. You can easily print documents, photos and webpages from any application that has a Print option.

  1. Connect the iPhone to a Printer
  2. Open the Document or Image File to Print
  3. Tap Share Button in the Center of the Screen
  4. Tap Print Icon on theShare Screen
  5. Select Printer and Adjust Settings as Needed
  6. Tap Print Button at Top Right Corner of Screen
Our takeaway

Printing from your iPhone doesn't have to be hard. With the right tutorials and instructions, you can easily print documents, photos and more with just a few touches on your phone. Now that you know how to print from your iPhone, why not show off? Invite a friend or family member over for lunch and surprise them by printing out a photo of everyone gathered around the table! There's no doubt that you'll leave them impressed when they see the quality of the print directly from their iPhone. You'll also save yourself time by not having to transfer any files to other devices or worry about finding a printer while out of town. Your friends will be amazed at how quickly and efficiently you printed their favorite memories onto paper - all straight from your phone! So muster up some courage and lead the charge in showing others how easy it is to print from an iPhone - then bask in their admiration!


1. What type of printer is compatible with an iPhone?

AirPrint-enabled printers are typically the most compatible with iPhones. However, many models from HP, Canon, Brother and Epson offer apps or software that allow you to print from your iPhone.

Is it possible to print from an iPhone without using Wi-Fi?

Yes, it is possible to print from an iPhone without using Wi-Fi. Most newer model printers have AirPrint capabilities which allow you to wirelessly connect your iPhone and printer. This enables you to print directly from your phone's browser, email, or other applications.

How can I check my printer is connected successfully to my iPhone?

To check if your printer is connected successfully to your iPhone, open the Settings app and tap "Printer & Scanners." If a connection has been established between your phone and printer, it should appear in the list under My Printers. Additionally, you can tap “Print” from within an app that supports printing, select your printer and attempt to print something. If everything works as expected then you have confirmed a successful connection.

How can I customize the settings of a print job on an iPhone?

You can customize settings such as page size, media type, quantity, and double-sided printing for your print jobs using theApple AirPrint feature. To customize these settings: 1. Select the document you wish to print and tap the Share icon. 2. Tap Print from the share options menu that appears. 3. On the Printer Options screen, configure any settings you wish to change from their default values before tapping Print in the upper right corner of the screen.

Is it possible to preview a document before printing it from my iPhone?

Yes, most printers that are compatible with iPhones will give you the option to preview the document before printing it. You can also adjust settings like paper size, number of copies, and orientation.

This article was originally published on 6 Jan 2023 but has been regularly updated to keep the information current.
Kyle Crisp
Kyle has been using Apple products for over 25 years. He loves helping people learn how to use their Apple devices.
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