January 31, 2014

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How Do I Print Wirelessly from My iPad?

How Do I Print Wirelessly from My iPad?

Creating beautiful printed documents has never been this easy before. You can print your mails, calendar, e-books, and do

cuments etc. effortlessly from your iPad. You can easily print wirelessly from your iPad without scouring the web for printer drivers or configuring a printer queue. Apple’s iOS built-in AirPrint technology makes it possible and eases the trouble for wireless printing.

To print via AirPrint, you will need your iPad (all iPad models running iOS 5 or later version support AirPrint), a Wi-Fi connection, and an AirPrint-enabled printer. The printer models which support the AirPrint technology include Dell, HP, Canon, Lenovo, Brother, Lexmark, RICOH, EPSON, Infotec, Savin, Gestetner, Lanier, NRG, and Samsung. Check this list to make sure that you can print wirelessly using AirPrint.

January 30, 2014

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How to Print from Android Tablet

Talking about printing generally means traditional form of printing through computer and a printer. One generally does not think printing through Android tablets. However, with the advance in technology you can effortlessly use your tablet not only for calls and text but also for printing. Printing through your Android tablet needs to have a Wi-Fi connection or a Bluetooth both on your Tablet and Printer and once you have a wireless connection set up you can print documents, files, contacts etc from anywhere and everywhere over a Wi-Fi network. To enable print from your Android Tablet, here are few steps you can check out.

January 29, 2014

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How to print wirelessly from your iPhone

iPhone has made printing lot more convenient than before through its in-built feature called “Air Print”. This feature is found in almost all Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad. You can print through your iPhone if you have the same wireless connection on both of your device.

Things required enabling your printer print wirelessly.

iPhone 3GS or later
AirPrint-enabled printer
Make sure that your printer is AirPrint enabled and you have the latest version of firmware installed in your printer. Your IOS device should also be running the latest version and software updates. Following is the list of the printers capable of printing wirelessly using AirPrint.

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January 28, 2014

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How to Connect HP Printer to Your Computer

Connecting your HP printer to your computer is not a daunting task if spoken in the wise and geek terms. However for many users it is as they cannot afford to practice geekery all the time and need some quick help which get them right on the track without much ado. So here are those magical step-by-step instructions for you to help connect your HP printer to your computer and start printing beautiful banners, presentations, photos, and lots more.

What You Do Need:

  • HP Printer
  • USB cable
  • Wi-Fi connection if Wi-Fi is desirable

Step 1: Connect the Printer

Unpack your HP printer and look up the USB cable supplied with it. While having your HP printer powered off, connect it directly to your computer using the USB cable. The USB cable should go in the USB port at the back of your HP printer and its other end should run into the USB port of the computer. If you are using a laptop, look for the USB port on it and plug the cable into it. Now that the cable is firmly connected, power on the HP printer. Your computer and HP printer should detect each other now.

Step 2: Locate and Start Using the Printer

Now that your printer is connected to your computer, it should be listed under “Devices and Printers” (Windows 7/Vista) or “Printers and Faxes” (Windows XP). Your HP printer should be listed there. If you want to change its properties, right click it and select “Properties”. If you don’t find the HP printer listed under there, then you can add it manually by clicking the “Add a printer” button. Follow rest of the on-screen prompts to add your HP printer and start printing.

January 27, 2014

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How to Fix “Printer Drivers Not Working”

Printer driver problems are common and you are likely to face them when trying to print, update driver software, or after you update it. Common printer driver problems and errors include, runtime error, failed to initialize, 0×00000002, 0x0000001e, operation could not be completed, Spoolsv.exe error 1, and unknown printer driver among others. Corrupt registry, virus infection, outdated device software, corrupt driver software are among other reasons which lead to printer driver problems. Understanding that it’s a pain to go through such errors and not able to print in turn, here are some workarounds which you would like to give a try to fix them.

Perform one step at a time to check whether the problem has been fixed or not. Provided that a step doesn’t solve your problem, then only move on to the next step.

January 24, 2014

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How to Fix HP Printer Driver Problems

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Though HP printers are a good hardware but their driver software sometimes may not offer a good quality work and may create issues when you try to install or update them. Since without driver software your HP printer cannot communicate to your computer and ultimately print or scan/copy, you must resolve the problems related to it (driver software). To help fix your HP printer driver problems, you can follow these easy steps given below. You may like to perform one step at a time to check whether the issue has resolved or not.

January 23, 2014

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How to Fix “Printer Offline” Error in Windows

Your printer might be a good hardware, but if it has begun to show “Printer Offline” error then you need to take care of it so as to fix it and get it working again. When your printer indicates this error, it might be running an outdated driver software, corrupt printer software, conflicting IP address, or something which is not letting it work. You can fix the “Printer Offline” error on your own by following any or all of the steps given in this post.

January 22, 2014

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How to Connect Your Printer to Wireless Network

Wireless printing is always helpful and easy. You need not be a computer geek to connect your printer to wireless network. Just make sure that your printer is network ready so that you can get rid of the tedious work to drag your laptop over to the printer to connect it directly, instead you can directly connect it to your home network and print from wherever you are sitting. To connect your printer to wireless network here are some simple steps which may hardly take 20 minutes or so. Here’s how we can proceed.

Things you require:

Make sure that your printer is network ready or has a wireless network adapter. Your printer and wireless router both should be connected to power source. Configure your printer to the wireless router. First enable the DHCP option on the computer to get the IP address automatically and then configure DHCP server of the wireless router and thereafter assign the IP address automatically.

January 20, 2014

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How to Share Your Printer in Windows 7

It may be a necessity and at the same time fun to share a single printer for all your printing needs. On your home group in Windows 7 or on it you can allow your family members or friends to share a single printer of yours to print beautiful banners, logos, or documents etc. Such an advantage it is that you or your family members can print from inside their rooms or from the hall or from anywhere the printer is accessible to them. To be able to get you started with printer sharing in your Windows 7 computer here is the set of instructions designed for you.

Step1: Enable File & Printer Sharing

To be able to share your printer you must first turn on the file and printer sharing feature in Windows 7. To do so click, the “Start” button and type “Network and Sharing Center” in the Start Search field. As you type it, you will see “Network and Sharing Center” in search results above. Right click “Network and Sharing Center” and then click “Run as administrator”. In the “Network and Sharing Center” window, click “Change advanced sharing settings” in the left hand pane. On the “Advanced sharing settings” screen, expand your home or work profile by clicking this chevron icon (). Under “File and printer sharing”, select the button beside “Turn on file and printer sharing” and then click the “Save Changes” button. Exit all the windows now.

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Step 2: Start Sharing Your Printer

Now that the file and printer sharing feature is enabled, you can begin to share your printer. To do so, click the “Start” button and point to “Devices and Printers”. You will now see the printers and other devices installed on your Windows 7 computer. Now right click the printer you want to share and then click “Properties”. In the “Printer Properties” window, click the “Sharing” tab and then check the box beside “Share this printer”. In the “Share name” box, make sure that the name of your printer appears. Now click the “Apply” button and then “OK” to save changes and exit the properties window of your printer.

P.S. To be able to access the shared printer from the other computer, make sure that you connect to your home network on it (the computer), check the “Printers” box, and then click “Install Printer”. Follow rest of the on-screen instructions and then install the printer to start printing.

Step 3: Install the Printer

If you haven’t added your printer to your Windows 7 computer to do printer sharing, then from the “Devices and Printers” window (Step 2), click the “Add a printer” button and then follow rest of the on-screen prompts. When the printer is successfully installed, follow the instructions given in Step 2. You can then begin to share and access printer on your computers as well connected to your home network.

Should you face any issues while sharing your printer or accessing the shared printer in Windows 7, E-mail us at contact@phonesupporthub.com and get an expert to help you.