Connect your printers to Google Cloud Print

You can connect your "Cloud Ready" and "classic" printers to Google Cloud Print. Cloud Ready printers connect directly to the web. With Classic printers, you need a computer to set up the web connection.

Check if your printer is Cloud Ready. You can also check your printer's manual.

Connect a Cloud-Ready printer
To set up your Cloud Ready printer, search for your printer here and follow your manufacturer’s instructions. Then follow the steps below to connect your printer.

Computer

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. In a new tab, open chrome://devices
  3. You should find your printer listed under "My devices."

Android device

  1. Open Settings Settings.
  2. Under “System,” select Printing> Cloud Print.
  3. Click Options Options.
  4. Select Add Printer.
Connect your classic printer
Before connecting your classic printer, confirm if you have:

Then, follow the steps below to enable the Google Cloud Print connector:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. In a new tab, open chrome://devices 
  3. You’ll see a list of devices already registered with Google Cloud Print, and new devices available on the network.
  4. Under "Classic printers,” click Add printers.
  5. You'll see a confirmation that Google Cloud Print has been enabled. To learn more, click Manage your printers.

To connect classic printers in a business or school environment, use the Cloud Print Connector service on Windows or Linux.

 

Note: If you need to reconnect a classic printer, make sure you're signed in to Google Cloud Print from Chrome. For a Cloud Ready printer, follow the instructions above.

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