Google runs a Cloud Print service that can make any printer, internet-enabled or not, accessible from over the web.
If there s a printer you need to get at from anywhere, whether on a computer, tablet or phone, here s how to get it set up.
A lot of modern printers come with Google Cloud Print built in now, and are able to take commands from you directly over the web via Google s servers .
Getting an older printer connected isn t difficult, though, if it can t access the web on its own, you need to leave a connected computer up and running at all times.
Before you do anything else, get the printer connected to your primary computer the one you re going to use to access it through in the future , consulting the instruction book or manufacturer s support site if necessary.
Once the printer can be seen by your computer operating system, it can be added to Cloud Print.