Academics


Printing (via WebPrint) using an iPad

Note: This guide assumes that you have already configured your iPad to use the WebPrint application from the instructions at https://update.thomas.edu/.

There are four different ways of printing using WebPrint:

1. Printable Files (if you have any files saved as attachments in your email, you can open them, using web print, and print them out)

  • Open the WebPrint App and 'Log in' using your Thomas username and password
  • Open your email App
  • Find the email with the attachment you wish to print
  • Verify that the file you are trying to print is in a supported format (these are listed under 'What Can I Print?' in the iPad WebPrinting document that comes with the WebPrint App)
  • When you go to open the attachment (by holding down on the document for a few seconds), be sure to select 'Open in WebPrint'
  • In WebPrint, click 'Upload & Print' and click 'Print Now in Browser' when upload is finished
  • Log in to the WebAdvantage page using your Thomas account password
  • Fill in printing information requested (Choose a Printer and Printing Options), then click 'Next'
  • Wait for the job to process, then click 'Print Now'

2. Photo Print (Print pictures that you have taken using the 'Camera' App)

  • Open the WebPrint App and 'Log in' using your Thomas username and password
  • Under 'Other Document Sources', select 'Photo Print', 'Camera Roll, and select the picture you wish to print
  • Now click 'Upload & Print' and click 'Print Now in Browser' when upload is finished
  • Log in to the WebAdvantage page using your Thomas account password
  • Fill in printing information requested (Choose a Printer and Printing Options), then click 'Next'
  • Wait for the job to process, then click 'Print Now'

3. Quick Print (Quickly type up some notes and print it out)

  • Open the WebPrint App and 'Log in' using your Thomas username and password
  • Under 'Other Document Sources', select 'Quick Print'
  • Type, or paste, in the text you wish to print and click 'Save'
  • Now click 'Upload & Print' and click 'Print Now in Browser' when upload is finished
  • Log in to the WebAdvantage page using your Thomas account password
  • Fill in printing information requested (Choose a Printer and Printing Options), then click 'Next'
  • Wait for the job to process, then click 'Print Now'

4. Website Print (Print the website you currently have open in Safari)

  • Open 'Safari' and browse to the website you wish to print
  • Now open the WebPrint App and 'Log in' using your Thomas username and password
  • Under 'Other Document Sources', select 'Website Print'
  • Choose if you'd like to 'Print Current View', 'Print Entire Page', or view 'Page Formatting'
  • Now click 'Upload & Print' and click 'Print Now in Browser' when upload is finished
  • Log in to the WebAdvantage page using your Thomas account password
  • Fill in printing information requested (Choose a Printer and Printing Options), then click 'Next'
  • Wait for the job to process, then click 'Print Now'

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