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Printing in the Learning Commons: Mobile Printing

Mobile Printing

MobilePrint is a mobile print service supplementing SmartPrint with the following features:

  • submit print jobs from mobile devices (smartphones, iPad, tablets, laptops)  via email
  • submit print jobs without installing any print drivers
  • release mobile print jobs at any SmartPrint printer
If your mobile device (or computer) can send email, you can send print jobs to SmartPrint!
 
Note: Print jobs remain in the Print Pools for 2 hours. If they are not released within that timeframe, they will be removed from the Print Pool.
 
Compatible Files Types
MobilePrint will accept the following compatible file types:
  • PDF file
  • Microsoft Word file (.doc, .docx, .dot)
  • Microsoft Excel file (.xls, .xlt, .xlsx, .xltx, .xlsm, .xltm)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint file (.ppt, .pptx, .pptm, .pot, .pps, .potx, .ppsx)
  • Microsoft Visio file (.vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, .vtx, .vdw)
  • Microsoft Outlook file (.msg, .eml)
  • Open Office document (.odt, .ods, .ott, .odp, .odg, .odf)  *tested with OpenOffice 4.0 only
  • image file (.bmp, .jpg, .gif, .tif, .png)
  • Rich Text File (.rtf)
  • Plain Text file (.txt, .csv, .ini, .cfg)

Send EMail to MobilePrint

To submit a print job through MobilePrint, simply compose an email to the address: mobileprint@scu.edu attach files of compatible type to the email,  send the email, and wait for an email response from MobilePrint.  If your email has a message body, the message body will be submitted as a separate print job.  If you just want to print an email message, forward the email message to mobileprint@scu.edu