Print Files Directly from Android

Nowadays many Apps available for Android phones to perform your Office / Documents works like Creating , Editing , Mailing any document from your phone itself. But now Google has taken  the utilities of Android to the next level with a new service called Google Cloud Print. This will allow the Android users to print the documents stored in their phones directly without need to transfer it to computers before printing. It will definitely save Time , Efforts and resources. It is just like sending command to printer from your Android device.

First of all Turn on your computer and open Google Chrome to configure the setup of cloud printing.

Go to Gmail and login to your e-mail account.

Click on the Menu button present on the top right corner in chrome ,click on setting, now scroll down on this page and click on Show Advanced Settings , At the bottom of this you will see an option Add Printers , click on it.

Make sure that some printer is connected to your computer. It may be any real or virtual printer. 

Click on Add printer(s) to proceed further. 
When this has been done , click on Manage printers to make sure that your added printer is successfully configured.

Up to this step you are all done with setting up of cloud printer at your computer.

Now Download and install Cloud Print app to your Android phone or Tablet.
You may download Cloud Print from Google Play Store for free from link given below :

After installing , run the app and select the same Google account in app settings that you have used while setting up the printer. Grant access to the app to access your Google account.

Once you reach the screen of Select Printer to use , list of all attached printers will be displayed . Select the appropriate printer from which you want to take printout. 

You will get a few more options here that whether  you want to make this printer as your default printer for future printing and also if you want to change your printer other than that you earlier selected.
So now you are all set to print from your Android device.

To take printout from your Android device there are two possible ways.

1. Launch Cloud Print on your device , go to the Local tab from given tabs in the app. You will see many different categories of files here. Browse and select the type of file you want to print and take printout.

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2. If you don't like above method then simply go to the document which you want to print and tap on Share option and then choose Cloud Print from the subsequent menu.

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