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Printing from your iPhone can save you a lot of time. Instead of having to manually copy files from your iPhone to your computer and then print them, printing from your phone makes everything a whole lot easier and quicker. Of course, in order for this to happen, you need a Wi-Fi enabled printer – or do you?
With the app called Printer Pro [No Longer Available] you can print to any printer, not just one that is connected to Wi-Fi. It coms with a handy desktop helper app that can print to any printer hooked up to a desktop without having to copy any files to your computer. It can save you a lot of time and effort while making your life so much easier. Not only that, it is incredibly easy to use. If you are looking for a simple way to print almost anything from your iPhone, this is the app for you.
This app is free, but only for today (November 12th). Do not wait on this one, or you will miss out. Normally, it sells for $4.99, so this is a deal that you will want to jump on.
Obviously, this app is designed to allow you to print from your iPhone. It can connect to most Wi-Fi printers with ease. It comes with a handy tutorial that will help you set up your printer for the first time. It will take you step by step, so you can get your printer up and running in just a couple of seconds. Printing to a Wi-Fi printer is cool, but for me, that’s only the beginning of what it can do.
Using a printer hooked up to your desktop is very easy, and it is, in my opinion, what makes this app really special. You simply need to go to their website and install the free desktop companion and you will be ready to go. The app will explain how to install the desktop app, and it’s incredibly easy. The desktop app supports Mac and PC.
Once installed, you will see a list of computers on your network running the app. Click the computer running the desktop app, and it will have you print a test page. As long as that works, you will be ready to start printing anything you want from your iPhone. If for some reason the app cannot find your computer or printer, or you happen to be away from your Wi-Fi network, it will give you the option to set up cloud printing. Using this, you can print to the cloud from anywhere. Once you’ve sent it to the cloud, it will be available to print when you come home later.
The app offers specific instructions on how to handle each kind of thing it can print. For example, if you want to print a website, simply add a “p” before the “http.” So, if you wanted to print MakeUseOf.com, you would type “p//www.makeuseof.com” in Safari’s address bar. Many of the things you would want to print will be available in the “Open In” menu, such as an attachment in email. It can even print photos from the camera roll!
The app also supports password protection, so you can prevent people from printing if they are borrowing your phone. Ink is expensive and the last thing you want is someone printing without your permission.
This app is fantastic. It has a slick user interface, a nice desktop companion, and it is incredibly easy to use. If you are looking for a way to print from your iPhone with almost any printer on the market, this is the app for you. Best of all, you can grab the app that normally costs $4.99 for free today only.