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What Are the Differences Among Mobile Printing Solutions Supported by HP?
This document explains the different apps and services available for HP printers that support mobile printing.
Overview of HP-supported mobile printing solutions
Review the following table for an overview of HP-supported mobile printing solutions.
HP ePrint
Print to any HP ePrint-enabled printer from anywhere in the world. 1
HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app
Print and scan wirelessly both to and from any supported HP web-enabled printer that is on the same local wireless network as your Apple or Android mobile device. 2
Print to any HP ePrint-enabled printer from anywhere in the world. 1,3
Free downloadable software.
HP ePrint mobile app
Print wirelessly to any supported HP printer that is on the same local wireless network as your Apple or Android mobile device.
Print to any HP e-Print-enabled printer from anywhere in the world. 1
Print to thousands of Public Print Locations that support HP ePrint.
Go to HP ePrint Mobile Apps FAQs for more details.
Print solution for Android and Kindle devices
Print wirelessly to any supported HP printer on the same local wireless network as your Android and Kindle devices.
No special app or software is required for Android 4.3. 4
Apple AirPrint
Print to any AirPrint-supported HP printer that is on the same local wireless network as your Apple mobile device.
No special app or download required. 4
Go to How to use Apple's AirPrint for more details.
1 This feature requires HP ePrint activation. Go to HP ePrint Mobile Apps FAQs for more details.
2 The Android version of the HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app does not support in-app printing.
3 This feature applies to Apple devices only.
4 Some printers require a firmware update.
Which mobile devices can I print from?
Review the following table for which mobile devices you can print from.
HP ePrint
Print from any email-capable device.
HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app
Apple : Print and scan from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch (iOS 4.3 or later).
Android : Print from or scan to a smartphone or tablet (OS 2.3.8 or later).
HP ePrint mobile app
Apple : Print from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch (iOS 4.2 or later).
Android : Print from a smartphone or tablet (OS 2.3.8 or later).
Print solution for Android and Kindle devices
Android 4.3 and Kindle : Print from Android (Jelly Bean) mobile devices such as the HP Slate 7 tablet and the Samsung Galaxy S4, and from Fire OS 3.0 (Mojito) devices such as the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets.
Android 4.4 : You can print to HP printers that are on a wireless network by downloading the HP Print Service plugin app from the Google Play store. The HP Print Service plugin app comes pre-installed on many Android 4.4 or later devices, such as the Nexus 5.
Apple AirPrint
Print and scan from an Apple iPad (all models), iPhone (3GS or later), and iPod touch (third generation or later) each running iOS 4.2 or later.
How do I print from my mobile device?
Review the following table for more information about how to print from your mobile device.
HP ePrint
Attach photos or documents to an email message and send them to the HP ePrint-enabled printer's email address.
HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app
Apple : Select Print from within the application on your mobile device, and then send to any supported HP printer on the same local wireless network as your mobile device.
Android : Select Print from within the application on your mobile device. The app opens the HP ePrint mobile app, if available.
HP ePrint mobile app
Select Print from within the application on your mobile device, and then send to any supported HP printer on the same local wireless network as your mobile device.
Print solution for Android and Kindle devices
Select Print from within the application on your mobile device, and then send to any supported HP printer on the same local wireless network.
Apple AirPrint
Select Print from within the AirPrint-enabled application on your Apple mobile device and send to any AirPrint-supported HP printer within wireless range.
What file formats can I print?
Review the following table for more information about which file formats are supported with mobile printing.
HP ePrint
Print photos, Microsoft Office documents, HTML, PDFs, and email.
HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app
Apple : Print photos, PDFs, text (TXT) files, and Microsoft Office documents, including those received as email attachments and webpages. 5
Android : Print photos or PDFs. Save scanned images or documents as JPGs or PDFs and upload to popular Cloud Storage services like Dropbox.
HP ePrint mobile app
Print photos, PDFs, text (TXT) files, and Microsoft Office documents, including those received as email attachments and webpages.
Print solution for Android and Kindle devices
Android : Print photos, email, webpages, text (TXT) files, and PDFs.
Kindle : Print documents, spreadsheets, presentations, photos, and emails.
Apple AirPrint
Print photos, PDFs, email, and webpages.
5 To print Microsoft Office documents and webpages, users must register with the HP ePrint service, and the mobile device might require Internet access. If you skipped the registration step when opening the app for the first time, open the app, tap Settings , tap Register With HP ePrint , and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Which printers support mobile printing?
For a complete list of compatible printers, go to HP Printers and Supported Mobile Device Printing Solutions .
HP ePrint
Any supported HP printer on your local wireless network.
HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app
Any supported HP printer on your local wireless network.
HP ePrint mobile app
Any supported HP printer on your local wireless network.
Print solution for Android and Kindle devices
Any supported HP printer on your local wireless network. 6
Apple AirPrint
Any AirPrint-supported HP printer. 6
6 Some printers require a firmware update.