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Can’t Print from your iPhone to a printer? Or you haven’t found where to print photos, messages, and other documents from the iPhone? Although we mostly use digital documents and files more than before, the printer still plays an important role in our life. In this article, we will give detailed directions on how to print from an iPhone or iPad to an HP printer in five solutions.
Quick Overview for How to print from an iPhone or iPad to an HP printer with or without AirPrint.
Part 1. Print from an iPhone / iPad to HP Printer using AirPrint?
Part 2. Print from iPhone / iPad to an HP Printer using an iPhone Data Recovery software.
Part 3. Print from iPhone / iPad to HP Printer using Email?
Part 4. Print from an iPhone / iPad to the HP Printer without a Wireless Network?
Part 5. Print from iPhone/ iPad using HP Smart App?
Part 1. How to Print from an iPhone / iPad to HP Printer using AirPrint?
There are several options for us to print from iPhone / iPad to an HP Printer. The easiest way is to use Apple AirPrint. AirPrint enables you to create full-quality photos and documents printed output without any chores to install additional drivers or software. It helps you print from your iOS devices wirelessly. Most types of printer models including HP, Canon，Brother，Epson, Samsung and a number of other printer manufacturers support Apple AirPrint, if you are not sure, please check here and press “Ctrl+F” to search on this comprehensive Apple AirPrint Devices list.
The requirements of AirPrint:
You need an iPhone 3GS or newer, 3rd generation iPod touch or newer, any model iPad, iOS 4.2(or newer) running on your iDevice, access to a Wi-Fi network, as well as an AirPrint compatible printer.
In this guide, we will take HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3700 All-in-One Printer series for example.
Step 1: Connect to Wi-Fi.
To use AirPrint, you need to connect your iPhone and this HP printer to the same Wi-Fi. Make sure both the iPhone and the HP Printer are successfully connected. On the screen of the printer, the Wi-Fi button is on when connected.
Step 2: Open the photo, email, or document, and other files that you want to print.
Step 3: Tap the Share button, and then select Print.
Step 4: Set the Print options.
In the printer screen tap select Printer. Afterward, select the scanned HP printer like “HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3700 All-in-One Printer series”.
Choose the number of copies by tapping the addition and subtraction arrows to the right of Copy. Tap Options to set Black & White or toggle it to set color print.
Step 5: Print. Tap the Print in the top right corner of the screen. Then you will get your print job done. If you want to cancel the print task, just double-tap the Home button, hit Cancel Printing from the Print order screen while in the App Switcher.
You can also check the Video for AirPrint from iOS.
Part 2. How to Print from iPhone / iPad to an HP Printer using SD iPhone Data Recovery software
AirPrint function is capable of handling some iPhone file printing(While the share and print options exist), but not all of them. Luckily, the iPhone data recovery third-party software is efficient if you intend to print Messages, messages of WhatsApp, Messenger, Viber and Kik, App photos, App documents, even safari bookmarks, and more. By batch exporting the data to your computer for your later printing task, It will solve these problems of no AirPrint options file printing task perfectly.
Free download SD iPhone Data Recovery and install it on your computer.
Step 1：Install and launch the SD iPhone Data Recovery software. Select Recover from iOS Device.
Step 2: Connect the iPhone to the PC via a USB cable.
Step 3: Start to scan the iPhone.
Step 4: Select files. Click “Recover“.
This data recovery will outline all your files in the left pane. Choose from the document tree that you’d like to recover to your computer. Select the ones that you’d like to print on your computer. And later print them on your HP printer using your PC.
Part 3. How to Print from iPhone to HP Printer using Email?
People are not the only ones that have email addresses. With the HP Smart application HP ePrint, you can print documents up to 10Mb total by sending email attachments to the ePrint email address. This is a secure cloud-based service that lets you print from anywhere with an active Internet connection.
Supported file types of HP email Print: Ms Word/PowerPoint presentation/Outlook, image file (JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIFF), Adobe Acrobat files (PDF), Text file and HTML file.
Step 1: Enable Web Services on your printer and link your printer to HP Smart App to get your printer’s email address.
Step 2: Enter your ePrint address in the To: field.
Step 3: Add files as attachments that you would like to print.
Step 4: Send the email.
Print via email with HP ePrint is as easy as forwarding your message to your printer’s email address. No special software is needed. You can also make your personalized memorable printer address by logging in to your HP Smart account.
Part 4. How to Print from an iPhone / iPad to the HP Printer without a Wireless Network?
With Wi-Fi Direct, you can print from the iPhone directly to the HP printer without connecting to a wireless network.
Wi-Fi Direct is one of the functions of HP Smart App settings. With the Wi-Fi Direct turned on, you will have a Wi-Fi name of your HP printer with a default password (12345678) or you can set the password from connection method-> advanced setting
Step 1: Enable Wi-Fi Direct from HP Smart Software on PC.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone with the printer’s Wi-Fi from settings->WLAN
Step 3: Select photos, or documents on your iPhone, Tap Share->Print
That’s it! Your email will be printed on your chosen HP Printer.
Part 5. How to Print from iPhone using HP Smart App?
HP Smart is HP’s free proprietary app for their HP printer models. Go to the manufacturer’s website to download and install it either on the iPhone or your PC. Here we use the HP Smart App for iPhone
Step 1: Download and install the HP Smart app, and launch it.
Step 2: Select files to print. Tap Print Photos or Print Documents.
Step 3: Tap Print.
Here we show five methods to print from an iPhone/iPad to an HP printer. Besides some of the HP printers have touchscreens and you can also easily set the printer. From the below picture, the screen shows this HP printer is connected to the wireless network, Wi-Fi Direct is on, and Web Service of email Print is also turned on. To print the printer status report, press and hold the Cancel button for 3 seconds.
The article is helpful for the following HP Models of AirPrint-enabled list: HP AMP series, HP CLX- series, HP Color Laser/ LaserJet / LaserJet Pro series, HP Designjet series, HP DeskJet All-in-One Printer series, HP DeskJet Ink Advantage All-in-One Printer series, HP Enterprise MFP flow M830z, HP ENVY / ENVY Photo All-in-One Printer, HP Ink Tank wireless Printer series, HP Laser Printer series, HP LaserJet Enterprise / Managed Printer series, HP LaserJet Pro Printer series, HP ML- series, HP Neverstop Laser series, HP Officejet Printer series, HP OfficeJet All-in-One Printer series, HP Officejet 6220 ePrinter, HP OfficeJet Pro All-in-One Printer series, HP PageWide Color Managed / Enterprise / Managed Color / Pro Printer series, HP Photosmart Printer series, HP- SCX Printer series, HP Smart Tank / Smart Tank Plus / Smart Tank Plus Wireless, HP Tango / Tango Terra/ Tango X, HP Xpress Printer series.
This article is compatible for iPhone 12(mini)/12 Pro(Max), iPhone 11/11 Pro / Pro Max, iPhone XR / XS / XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, iPhone 6 / 6s / 6s Plus etc.and iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad.