Print by email using Android Devices

Printing from Google Drive

  1. Open your emailer (email or gmail) and start a new message.
  2. Add attachment - select “From Drive”
  3. Select from files and folders - note these are displayed in alphabetical order so if you have a lot of files make sure it’s easy to find.
  4. Tap file and then tap select.
  5. Drive converts file to pdf and attaches
  6. Type in the email address of the printer you wish to use eg student-black-and-white@sheffield.ac.uk for students or msp-mono@sheffield.ac.uk for staff 
  7. Tap the Send button
  8. Go to printer and collect.

Printing Photos 

  1. Open “Gallery”
  2. Display the photo you wish to print
  3. Tap the photo
  4. Tap the share button
  5. Tap the Email icon to Gmail icon, whichever you usually use. (not tested with the email app)
  6. Picture should appear as an attachment to the email.
  7. Type in the email address of the printer you wish to use eg student-colour@sheffield.ac.uk for students or msp-colour@sheffield.ac.uk for staff 
  8. Tap the Send button
  9. Go to the printer and collect