This guide explains how to use Wi-Fi to print from the Samsung Galaxy Note 5
. This configuration will allow your smartphone to work with a regular printer (HP, Brother, Lexmark, Canon...) connected to the same wireless network, without the need for you to use Google Cloud Print
, or install third party app and drivers.
How To Print from a Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Go to Settings
> More Connections Settings
. Once the Printing Options
menu opens, tap on + Download plug-in
, and choose the plug-in(s) you want to install from the list (all the main manufacturers are present). If you have a Samsung printer, you will want to download the official Samsung Print Service Plug-In
. The same principle applies for all other brands.
Once the plug-in is installed, go back to the Printing Options
and select Samsung Print Service Plug-In
. Toggle the option On
. Your smartphone will then search for compatible Samsung printers that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
The Samsung Print Service Plug-In
is installed by default on most Samsung smartphones, but the the app is also compatible with other Android devices (as from v 4.4). You can download the Samsung Print Service Plug-In
on the Google Play Store
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