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From Android To Printer with Samsung MobilePrint App

Want to print emails, web pages, maps, photos, Office and PDF files directly from your Android Device? Samsung has the solution for you: an app called Samsung MobilePrint that will interface with Samsung Printers to allow you to easily review and print documents directly from your Android Phone.

Oh yeah, two more things:

  • You can review and edit the documents before you print them
  • It’ll be available on Samsung Tablets as well, and built into the Samsung Galaxy Tab units later this quarter

It’s also available on iOS devices… if that’s your kind of thing.

Check out the full press release:

SAMSUNG INTRODUCES MOBILE PRINTING APP FOR FAST, EASY PRINTER CONNECTIVITY FROM SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS
January 5, 2011

One-click MobilePrint App Allows Users to Print Documents and Images Quickly in Office, Home and Remote Work Environments

January 5, 2011, LAS VEGAS, NV – Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, today announced the Samsung MobilePrint app, its first application for printing from Android and iOS mobile devices to Samsung wireless printers, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The MobilePrint app allows users to print emails, web pages, maps, photos, and Microsoft Office and PDF files faster when traveling for business, working remotely, or visiting with friends and family. The solution will be on display at CES in Central Hall booth #12006, January 6-9, 2011.

“Over the past year Samsung has built its leadership in the printer space with the introduction of innovative features like the one-touch print button and AnyWeb Print software for easier web page prints,” said Ken Colby, director of printer marketing at Samsung Electronics Enterprise Business Division. “We are kicking off 2011 by expanding the depth of our printer solutions with the Samsung MobilePrint app which offers a convenient solution for printing from a mobile device, a very real need for today’s smartphone-centric lifestyle.”

HASSLE-FREE, SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY
The Samsung MobilePrint app is available for Android smartphones, Android tablets and iOS based devices and can be downloaded from the relevant application store or marketplace. It will detect and connect directly to Samsung wireless printers in the area via WiFi or a network link. Samsung Mobile Print/Scan app users can then print directly from their devices with the click of a button, eliminating the hassle of driver installations and network configurations.

SIMPLE EDITING AND SCANNING
Samsung’s Mobile/Print Scan app also allows users to quickly review and edit documents that have been scanned into a local Samsung printer. Using this feature, mobile devices can detect documents scanned to a local multifunction printer (MFP) or, alternatively, be sent the scanned document by the MFP user. This is an ideal solution for editing document layouts, as it allows mobile edits to be made to the scan’s image quality and file type, and provides a choice between color or black and white scans.

FASTER PHOTO AND TRAVEL ITINERARY PRINTS
Samsung’s Mobile Print/Scan app brings a new dimension to mobile photography by providing users with a way to select and print multiple images simultaneously through their Samsung device’s photo gallery. It also saves time for frequent travelers who need to print e-tickets, flight confirmations or other itineraries at the last minute by using their mobile device’s SD card.

The Samsung Mobile Print/Scan app will be available for free this winter. It will be built-in to the Galaxy Tab beginning in 2011. The application will be compatible with all existing and new Samsung wireless and network printers.

Continue reading on the Samsung Galaxy Tab forums, see the specs, or find news and reviews.




  • Taha

    Eh…I just use printshare…its 5 bucks but you can print to any printer over wifi

  • Cueball evo

    Seems my Brother wireless all in one printer came with this function already and the app for it is free on the android market….seems samsung is late here too….just like froyo releasing too….

  • http://profiles.google.com/jimkools James DiLeo

    Sounds great but FileLinx, available on the Android Market, will do the same thing and better. FileLinx will send and fetch any file on your Android and send it to your PC from anywhere! It will also print to ANY printer connected to your PC and it prints most any file type. Over WiFi, 3G, or 4G it does not matter. No cloud server. No extra fees for printing like other apps. It also saves, prints, and send, copied text from the Browser Clipboard.

  • http://profiles.google.com/jimkools James DiLeo

    Sounds great but FileLinx, available on the Android Market, will do the same thing and better. FileLinx will send and fetch any file on your Android and send it to your PC from anywhere! It will also print to ANY printer connected to your PC and it prints most any file type. Over WiFi, 3G, or 4G it does not matter. No cloud server. No extra fees for printing like other apps. It also saves, prints, and send, copied text from the Browser Clipboard.