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Printer for iPad mini?

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Shinamae Wed 24-Feb-21 12:52:37

Just that really, I want to fill out my power-of-attorney online but need a printer and don’t know if there is one for an iPad mini.I have looked on Amazon but nothing is very clear so if anybody can advise I would be most grateful...

Oopsadaisy1 Wed 24-Feb-21 13:00:25

My iPad links to our ordinary house printer, via wifi.

MiniMoon Wed 24-Feb-21 13:02:36

Do you own a printer? I would look for an app to install on your iPad.
I have a samsung tablet and a Canon printer. I have the Canon printer app on my tablet. I can print wirelessly, from anywhere in the house.

HERE is a link you might find useful.

Kittye Wed 24-Feb-21 13:12:11

Mine too links to house printer via Wi-fi

Megs36 Wed 24-Feb-21 13:17:25

MyEpson printer prints off iPad and laptop, then I found it prints off smart phone too,sadly I don’t know how, do you know anyone slightly techie brained.

Jaxjacky Wed 24-Feb-21 13:38:22

As others have said; printer needs to be wifi enabled and software loaded onto iPad usually, then the iPad will ‘find’ the printer. There’s probably a YouTube tutorial.

Mollygo Wed 24-Feb-21 13:46:52

Just what others have said really. I bought a wifi printer which means I can print from my pc, phone and iPad once I set up the connection. I use youtube videos for lots of ‘how to’ things.

Oopsadaisy1 Wed 24-Feb-21 13:51:54

I didn’t download Apps or anything for my iPad, find an email, go to print and it should find your available wifi enabled printer, see if it works.?

Shinamae Wed 24-Feb-21 14:03:36

Thank you all so much. 💐💐

SpringyChicken Wed 24-Feb-21 14:03:48

Megs, there's an Epson app you'll need to download on your phone first. I did it for mine but the recollection of how is hazy. It couldn't have been difficult if I managed it.

Shinamae Wed 24-Feb-21 15:36:47

Is there any particular brand you could recommend as I don’t want to spend too much money but I want it to be not too big and reliable. Have been on Amazon and differing reviews have put me off a bit so would like some personal recommendations if possible....

Megs36 Wed 24-Feb-21 16:56:59

Springychicken just like me😂

Casdon Wed 24-Feb-21 17:14:08

Thanks so much, I tried it and my I-pad mini has just printed, I didn’t know you could do this, as it says when you go to print that you need an ‘AirPrint’ printer, which I’d assumed was an Apple brand. It found my printer straight away, it was easy.
Shinamae if it helps mine is an HP Deskjet 3720, which from memory was about £30 a couple of years ago.

Spidergran3 Wed 24-Feb-21 18:29:49

Shinamae

Is there any particular brand you could recommend as I don’t want to spend too much money but I want it to be not too big and reliable. Have been on Amazon and differing reviews have put me off a bit so would like some personal recommendations if possible....

We’ve always used HP (Hewlett Packard) printers for work and home with no problems. You just need to be sure that it uses Bluetooth. Printing anything from your phone or tablet is very easy and you don’t need any apps to do it. If you go to somewhere like Curry’s/ PC World there will be staff there to advise you.