Printing with AirPrint

You can print from an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Mac without using a printer driver.
System Requirements
One of the following Apple devices is required to print with AirPrint.
iPad (all models)
iPhone (3GS or later)
iPod touch (3rd generation or later)
Mac (Mac OS X 10.7 or later)*1*2
 
*1OS X 10.9 or later when using a USB connection
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*2AirPrint printers cannot be searched for using Bluetooth.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Network Environment
One of the following environments is required.
An environment where an Apple device and the machine are connected to the same LAN*
An environment where an Apple device and the machine are connected directly
An environment where a Mac is connected to the machine via USB
 
*When searching for a printer using Bluetooth from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, the Apple device and the machine do not need to be connected to the same LAN as long as the IP can be reached.

Searching for a Printer Using Bluetooth

You can use Bluetooth to search for printers that support AirPrint. Even if the printer that supports AirPrint is not connected to the same LAN, it can be detected as long as its IP can be reached.

Follow the procedure below to specify the printer settings from the Remote UI or touch panel display, then search for the printer on the iOS device.
[AirPrint Settings] must be specified in advance.(Using AirPrint)
Only iOS devices can detect printers using Bluetooth, while Mac devices cannot.

Configuring the Printer Using the Remote UI

1
Start the Remote UI and log in as an administrator. Starting the Remote UI
2
Click [Settings/Registration].
3
Click [Network Settings] [Bluetooth Settings].
4
Enter the required information, and click [OK].
 [Use Bluetooth]
Select the check box.
 [Beacon Settings]
Select the check box for [Use Beacon for AirPrint].
 [Set Device Name/PIN Code]
This setting is not required when searching for the printer using Bluetooth.
 [Connection Timeout]
This setting is not required when searching for the printer using Bluetooth.

Configuring the Printer Using the Touch Panel

1
Press   <Preferences>  <Network>  <Bluetooth Settings> set <Use Bluetooth> to <On>.
2
Press   <Preferences>  <Network>  <Bluetooth Settings>  <Beacon Settings>  set <Use Beacon for AirPrint> to <On>.

Printing from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch

1
Make sure that the machine is turned ON and connected to the Apple device.
For how to make sure of this, see Setting up the Network Environment.
For information on the Direct Connection, see Connecting Directly.
2
From the application on your Apple device, tap  to display the menu options.
3
Tap [Print].
4
Select this machine from [Printer].
The printers connected to the network are displayed here. Select this machine in this step.
The screen for selecting the machine in [Printer] is not displayed for applications that do not support AirPrint. In this case, printing cannot be performed.
5
Specify the print settings as necessary.
The available settings and paper sizes differ depending on the application you are using.
6
Tap [Print].
Printing starts.
Checking the print status
During printing, press the Home button of the Apple device twice tap [Print].

Printing from a Mac

1
Make sure that the machine is turned ON and connected to the Mac.
For how to make sure of this, see Setting up the Network Environment.
2
From your Mac, add the machine in [System Preferences] [Printers & Scanners].
If the machine has already been added for scanning or sending faxes, this operation is not required.
3
Open a document in an application and display the print dialog box.
How to display the print dialog box differs for each application. For more information, see the instruction manual for the application you are using.
4
Select the machine in the print dialog box.
The printers added to the Mac are displayed. Select the machine in this step.
5
Specify the print settings as necessary.
The available settings and paper sizes differ depending on the application you are using.
6
Click [Print].
Printing starts.
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