You never know when you might need to print from your iPhone and iPad to get a hard copy of something, whether it’s a photo, document, email, etc. Thankfully, it’s super easy with modernized printers that don’t need cables or a computer to work. You can just grab a compatible app, select what you need to print, customize your settings, and have your hard copies within minutes. It’s handy for both personal and professional use. So, take advantage of this technology with the best printing apps for the iPhone and iPad.
- HP Smart
- Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY
- Epson iPrint
- Print n Share
- PrintCentral Pro
- PrintDirect for iPhone
- Print to ALL Printers
- Prime Print
1. HP Smart
HP Printers are among the most popular across the world, and this companion app is an excellent way to make the most of them. You can set up and manage your printer directly from the app and print from your iPhone or iPad on-the-go.
You can also copy, scan, and share files from your mobile device to the cloud or people around you. Take things a step further by editing and enhancing items before printing. You can adjust saturation, contrast, and brightness on documents and filters and text to photos.
2. Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY
This is the go-to app for those who own Canon printers. It’s especially good at printing photographs and artworks. Setting it up is a breeze, and it connects to your printer quickly and securely.
It offers photo trimming, and you can print up to 20 different images at a time. Additionally, it also functions as a scanner app to capture and save your documents and photos in PDF or JPEG formats.
3. Epson iPrint
If you have an Epson printer, this app is a must-have to conveniently send jobs from your iPhone, no matter where you are. It also boasts a remote print function that lets you print from anywhere in the world using email.
You can even print directly from cloud services such as Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive. There are tons of advanced features for adjusting the quality and look of your prints. Further, the app makes it easy to know your printer’s ink levels and status.
This app supports a wide range of printers and lets you get hard copies of photos, contacts, and web pages. You can even copy content from apps like Mail, Safari, and Notes and paste into PrinterShare for print.
It supports AirPrint, wifi printing, and Google Cloud Printing. To unlock the full functionality, you need to upgrade to the Premium version through an in-app purchase. You can print from anywhere in the world using the internet and the compatible Console software installed on the computer at the receiving end.
Price: Free (PrinterShare Mobile Premium Key – $4.99)
Here’s another app to enjoy exceptionally convenient printing for business or personal use. It’s super easy to select the files you want to print, whether they’re photos or documents. You can even drag and drop files from other apps and webpage addresses from Safari for viewing and printing on the iPad.
You can also print via your computer to any USB or Bluetooth printers. Further, it also works with AirPrint printers. It’s fully integrated with Evernote for more convenience and allows you to access many cloud services, including Google Drive, iCloud, and Dropbox.
6. PrintCentral Pro
Here’s an ultimate solution to all your file management, document transfer, and printing needs. You can print to any wifi printer and conveniently adjust factors such as duplex, grayscale, page range, image size, paper size, etc.
It’s an established app that has garnered much appreciation. For instance, it featured in Apple’s “What’s Hot” on the App Store. One of the notable features is the option to merge different cloud storage boxes to transfer files between them and other devices.
7. PrintDirect for iPhone
Printing from your iPhone is a breeze with this handy app that can work with most wifi printers. From emails and attachments to contacts, calendars, web pages, documents, photos, and cloud server files, it can handle anything you throw at it.
Moreover, if you run into any problems, there’s an excellent support team to help you out. The app is versatile and useful for a range of other functions such as zipping and unzipping files, managing email, etc.
Price: Free (Full Document Viewing & Printing App Upgrade – $4.99)
8. Print to ALL Printers
This app is an absolute necessity if you ever need to print things from your iPhone. It’s efficient, has real use options, and allows you to maximize your time and workflow. It works with the broadest range of network or wifi printers and lets you print via your computer to USB or Bluetooth printers.
Easily print out documents, webpages, photos, contacts, email, phone numbers, etc., and convert to PDFs with a button tap. Further, it’s an excellent choice for small businesses, too, as you can print shipping or other labels using Dymo 400 & 450 LabelWriters.
9. Prime Print
If you’re frustrated with your printer manufacturers’ first-party app, here’s a viable alternative. It makes it easy to print out a variety of documents directly from your iPhone or iPad.
At the same time, it gives you plenty of control over the print format and layout. It’s simple to understand and convenient to use in an instant. It’s compatible with many wifi-enabled inkjet, page, and multifunction printers.
Which of these printing apps do you have on your iPhone and iPad? Let us know your preferences in the comments below. Also, don’t miss out on other great business apps that can help you out.
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Which of these allow you to print text messages? I have access to both HP and Epson printers. Thanks.
Hi, these are all general apps for all your printing needs. You can use them to print text messages by copying messages into a document or taking screenshots and printing those. I’ll look into writing an article specifically for printing text messages, thanks for your comment.