Print Your Real Estate Documents From Your Smartphone With Google Cloud Print

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by Bryan McDonald on January 25, 2011

Google Cloud Print is now available for Android and iPhones.

Google Cloud Print is a service that allows you to print from any app on any device, OS or browser without the need to install drivers.

Let’s say you are out of the office but need to print a real estate document.  No problem, you can print it from your smartphone and have it waiting for you when you get back to your office.

Until now, it has only been available for Chrome Operating System users.  Not anymore.  Now iPhone and Android users can print their Gmail and attachments from their mobile device!

Hands on with Google Cloud Print on the iPhone

Click HERE if you not see the video above.

Setting up Cloud Print only takes a few minutes.  Read our Guide To Google Cloud Print for instructions on how to enable cloud print.  You will be able to print from your Android or iPhone once you have it set up.

To print from your smartphone, open your Gmail in a browser.  Click on an email and select “Print” from the dropdown menu.

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Select a printer from the list of printers and press “Print”.

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A new print job will be created and your document will print out.

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I tested Cloud Print with a Wi-Fi and 3G connection and both worked!  This means you can print to any of your printers from your smartphone without the need to be connected to your home or office network.

Why do I need Google Cloud Print?

Google Cloud Print takes the printers that you have installed on your computer and shares them with your Google Account.  Now you can print to your printer no matter where you are or what computer you are using as long as you are signed into your Google Account.

Our goal is to build a printing experience that enables any app (web, desktop, or mobile) on any device to print to any printer anywhere in the world. via Google

Google Cloud Print works on Android and iPhones and you can be they will be expanding this to other platforms in the near future.

Be sure to read our Guide To Google Cloud Print if you need help setting it up. You can also check out http://google.com/cloudprint for more information.

Will you be using Google Cloud Print?

{ 2 comments }

Ryan Lundquist January 26, 2011 at 10:25 am

Very useful. I’m installing it right now. Thanks, Bryan.

Avatar of Bryan McDonald Bryan McDonald January 26, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Cool, let me know how it works on the Android. It works great on the iPhone.

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