Your iOS or macOS device is not connected to the Internet, but you urgently need to print documents. How would you get over the line? No problem. You have the option AirPrint to the printer without being connected to a network.
So long as your printer is compatible with AirPrint, you can print documents from your iOS device or Mac even without Internet connection. For those unfamiliar, AirPrint is Apple’s technology that allows you to print high-quality photos and documents from your Mac and iOS devices without having to install additional software.
How to AirPrint to a Printer Without Being Connected to a Network
If you don’t have a printer that supports AirPrint, head over to this long list of laser printers for Mac and inkjet printers for Mac to buy a most suitable option as per your need. These printers let you connect to it via Wi-Fi hotspot.
How to Connect To Printer Hotspot on Mac
Step #1. First off, open System Preferences.
Step #2. Select Network in System Preferences.
Step #3. Now, you need to select your printer under Network Name.
Now, you have access to AirPrint to your printer from any app on your Mac.
As mentioned above, you can also use your iPhone or iPad to print even without connecting to a network. Read on.
How to Connect To Your Printer Hotspot with iPhone and iPad
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Now, you have to tap into Wi-Fi.
Step #2. Then, under Choose a Network, tap your printer name.
Now, your device will connect to the printer to let you print wirelessly.
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