Print from iPad / iPhone without AirPrint

iPad Help, Tips & Tricks

If your printer doesn’t support AirPrint, you may be able to print from your iPad or iPhone with the assistance of an iOS printer app. All of the major printer manufactures HP, Brother, Epson, have Free apps that let you print from your iOS device over a WiFi network with selected printers. This will not be as seamless as AirPrint but you may find it adequate, especially if you only occasionally print from your iOS 9.3 iPhone 6.
Before downloading the app, click or tap “+ Show Supported Printers” to verify your printer is supported.

If your printer is not supported you can find a complete list of printers that support AirPrint and some great deals here.

Printer Pro

Printer Pro is one of the best printer app if your printer doesn’t support Airprint. This app can print attachments, documents, web pages and more right from your iPhone and iPad with most Wi-Fi or USB printer. Printer Pro is pretty much an alternative to AirPrint. The free app allow you to test is your printer compatible with the app. After you need to paid for the pro version for it to allow printing. If you don’t want to paid check does your printer have a working app below.

HP ePrint Home & Biz

Print without AirPrintThe HP ePrint app enables you to print Word, Excel, Powerpoint, web pages, photos, PDF and text files from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. The app has a lot of printing options and supports many HP printer models even though your printer may not support AirPlay.

Brother iPrint & Scan

Brother AirPrint PrintersThe Brother iPrint & Scan app enables you to print photos, web pages, PDFs and print from the clipboard. You can also save scanned images to your photo album, to iCloud, or send them in an E-mail on you iDevice. This can all be done using a local wireless network without a computer being on.



Epson iPrint

Epson iPrint allows iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users to print wirelessly to Epson printers. This includes photos, webpages and files including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF documents.




Get the Epson iPrint app Free at the App Store.

Canon Easy-PhotoPrint

Canon Without AirPrint The Canon Easy-PhotoPrint app provides an easy way to print over your Wi-Fi network from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to select Canon printers. In addition to printing photos, you can also print PDFs and scan documents to be sent to your iDevice.



Get the Canon Easy-Photo Print app Free at the App Store.

Lexmark Mobile Printing

Lexmark iPad PrintingWith the Lexmark Mobile Printing app, you can send documents and images to a Lexmark printer over your home or business wireless network without the need of a computer. The app supports printing PDFs, JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG and TIFF images.



Get the Lexmark Mobile Printing app Free at the App Store.

Some of iOS app will work if not, you can try and setup Handyprint which is an alternative to Airprint.

4 thoughts on “Print from iPad / iPhone without AirPrint

  1. JOHN FIELD says:

    These instructions are about as much use as an ashtray on a motorbike. Followed loads of them But we never see the choices on my printer which is an HP ENVOY

  2. Eric says:

    After much frustration and downloading many other apps that failed to work. The App O’print works allow my iPad Air to Print!

  3. Andy says:

    I just install Windows 10 and my Airprint stop working. Anyone know a fix to this problem? Please help me!

  4. Krisia Szalkowski says:

    Hi, I have a Canon MG2965 which only has firmware V1 and hence doesnt support wifi, so I have downloaded the relevant app to be able to print from my iphone and ipad, which works fine for photos and documents, however please does anyone know how to print an email direct to the printer? the only option when you click print is airprint, and the app only has photos or documents to choose? Appreciate any assistance. Many thanks in advance. Kind regards, Krisia

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