We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

Five of the best free Android apps for printing

Share and print pictures from your smartphone without a PC

Whether you've been taking plenty of digital snaps with the camera on your smartphone, or you're working on the go and have been sent an important PDF you need to print out, here's five free apps that'll let you print from your Android smartphone without the need to connect the device to your PC.

HP iPrint Photo

This app lets you print photos and PDF files stored on your phone as well as PDF attachments in your Gmail account from your handset to any HP printer, as long as your Android smartphone is also connected to the same WiFi network.

Canon Easy-PhotoPrint

The Canon Easy-PhotoPrint app not only lets you print photos stored on your Android smartphone, it also lets you scan documents from compatible Pixma multifunction printer and save them to your handset via a Wi-Fi network.

Epson iPrint

With this app you can print photos and web pages to an Epson all-in-one printer on your local Wi-Fi network. You can also scan images and documents to be saved on your handset, access and print files from online storage services including Box.net, Dropbox and Evernote and even configure your printer's settings remotely.

Brother iPrint&Scan

Brother printer owners don't need to despair. You too can print from and scan to your Android device with the help of this app and a local wireless network.

Kodak Pic Flick

Not to be left out, Kodak has also developed an app for its printers and digital photo frames so smartphone owners can print or share digital snaps direct from their smartphone.

IDG UK Sites

Best January sales 2015 UK tech deals LIVE: Best New Year bargains and savings on phones, tablets,...

IDG UK Sites

Chromebooks: ready for the prime time (but not for everybody)

IDG UK Sites

Best Photoshop Tutorials 2014: 10 inspiring step-by-step guides to creating amazing art,...

IDG UK Sites

Mac tips tricks & hacks: 10 things you didn't know your Mac could do