The Google Chrome browser app on the iPhone 5 has been updated to incorporate the Google Cloud Print feature. This means that if you are signed into the Google Chrome browser on a computer and are using the same Google account on your iPhone 5, you can print from your iPhone 5 to a printer connected to your computer. It’s a great feature and alternative to Apple’s AirPrint, and it is very easy to use from the Google Chrome browser app on the iPhone 5.
Using Google Cloud Print on the iPhone 5
This tutorial is going to require that you have the most recent version of the Chrome app installed on your iPhone 5, and that you are signed into it with the same Google Account that you are using on a computer that has enabled Cloud Print. If you haven’t already done so, you can follow the steps in this article to learn how to set up Google Cloud Print on your computer. So once you have updated Chrome on your iPhone and set up Cloud Print on a computer, you are ready to go.
Step 1: Launch the Chrome app, then navigate to the Web page that you want to print.
Step 2: Tap the icon with the three horizontal bars at the top of the screen.
Step 3: Select the Print option near the bottom of the menu.
Step 4: Select the Google Cloud Print option.
Step 5: Select the printer to which you want to send the current Web page.
Step 6: Tap the blue Print button at the top of the screen.
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