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How to print from a mobile phone?

Old Dec 15, 10, 5:02 pm
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Is there any phone that has the capacity to print? Even to a printer that is Wi-Fi compatible?
I find myself needing to print a email or print a boarding pass with out my laptop, but have my phone with internet access!
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Old Dec 15, 10, 5:34 pm
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Yes, multiple mobile OS allow printing.
Apple iOS devices have a couple ways.
Printershare mobile is one
Windows Mobile has a few
For the geeky: Print with DropBox
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Old Dec 15, 10, 5:43 pm
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Wow thanks! Great link!

I'm with Sprint so Apple is out! I'm looking at a few of the Android Phones. Any idea about them?
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Old Dec 15, 10, 5:52 pm
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Update. I just read the page explaining how dropbox works. Looks real powerful!
I'm wondering if anything would work even if I don't have a computer, just a wi-fi printer?
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Old Dec 16, 10, 12:20 pm
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Various Nokia smartphones I have owned over the years have had the ability to print directly to HP printers (in particular). My Nokia 7610 from 2004 did this via Bluetooth, and my Nokia E51 does it perfectly over wifi.

Just set up the printer driver on the phone as you would for windows, make sure you're on the right wifi point, and from the application choose "print". Very handy for printing PDFs, emails, etc. without booting up my laptop. That said, my office and home both feature HP printers - I've not tried it with other brands, which are less supported.

A guide to printing from Nokia smartphones is here, so you can see what they can do:
http://europe.nokia.com/tutorials/su...guide/5_0.html
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Old Dec 16, 10, 3:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Flahusky View Post
Printershare mobile is one
Doesn't appear to work with printers on a local wifi networked that are connected to the network via a print server, rather than connected either directly by cable to a computer or directly via wifi.
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