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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Student Mobile MavPRINT

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/its/technologyservices/student-mobile-mavprint.html

SELECT DEVICE FOR INSTRUCTIONS

* Printing from smartphones and tablets depends on the ability of an application to send a document as an e-mail message or attachment.

How do I print from my mobile device?

From Android or IOS

  • Set up your e-mail app to use MavMAIL.  (see instructions below)
  • Within an app where you have a file or document you wish to print, press the apps icon for sharing and select your e-mail app. Address the file or document to mavprintbw@mnsu.edu and send.

From a PC or Mac Laptop

Within a few seconds you'll receive a MobilePrint Notification through MavMAIL that your document is ready to print on any MavPRINT printer.

Find a MavPRINT printer at 50 locations across campus, login and release your print job.

Instructions

Students can print to MavPRINT more easily from their own laptops as well as from mobile devices like smart phones and tablets by following the instructions below.

MavPRINT From a Student Laptop or Notebook

  1. Using any web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, and others, click here and login with your campus username and password.
  2. The MavPRINT Mobile Student Printing website shows your current balance and any documents ready to print to a MavPRINT printer that you have printed or uploaded within the past four hours.

    To print a file, click "Upload a document"
    MavPRINT Moble Web Site
  3. Browse to the file you wish to print. Document types can be Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, PDF, Image files and text (CSV, RTF & TXT).
    Upload A Document
  4. Your files to print will now be visible and ready to print at any MavPRINT printer location across campus.

Other things you can do on the MavPRINT Mobile Student Printing site:

  • Check your printing balance
    Check Balance
  • Delete print jobs without printing (note that all print jobs are automatically deleted after 4 hours)
  • Preview a print job to see what it will look like BEFORE printing (to save you money)
    Preview
  • Register an e-mail address to print jobs via e-mail other than from your official campus e-mail address.

Printing from Android Smartphone or Tablet

Documents are sent from your Android smartphone or tablet as an e-mail message to MavPRINTBW@mnsu.edu or MavPRINTColor@mnsu.edu.

MavPRINT links the attached document to your MavPRINT account by looking at the "sent from" address from your e-mail app on Android.

To make this work, you first need to set up your e-mail app on Android to use your MavMAIL account (preferred) or add an e-mail address to your MavPRINT profile linking you to the other e-mail address.

  • Setup - Two things need to be done to set up mobile printing from Android devices.
    1. Set up your Android e-mail app to use MavMAIL
    2. If your e-mail account is different than MavMAIL (such as @yahoo.com) you can add your account to MavPRINT.
      (NOTE: If you use MavMAIL, SKIP THIS)
    • Go to the MavPRINT Mobile Website on your Android device and login.
      Login
    • Select Registered Emails
      Select Registered Emails
    • Enter e-mail addresses that your Android device sends as
      (NOTE: your MavMAIL address is automatically linked to you so you don't have to add it.)
      Enter Email Addresses
  • Printing from an Android device:
    1. Within an app where you have a file or document you wish to print, press the apps icon for sharing and select your e-mail app. Address the file or document to mavprintbw@mnsu.edu and send.
      Select Send
    2. Within a few seconds you'll receive a MobilePrint Notification through MavMAIL that your document is ready to print on any MavPRINT printer.
      MobliePrint Notification
    3. Find a MavPRINT printer at 50 locations across campus, login and release your print job.

Other Things You Can Do on MavPRINT Mobile Site from Android:

  • View your documents on MavPRINT waiting to be printed
  • View MavPRINT balance
  • Review printing cost
  • Preview
  • Delete

MavPRINT Mobile from Android

MavPRINT from Apple IOS devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Documents are sent from your Apple IOS smartphone or tablet as an e-mail message to MavPRINTBW@mnsu.edu or MavPRINTColor@mnsu.edu.

MavPRINT links the e-mail-attached document to your MavPRINT account by looking at the "sent from" address from your e-mail app on IOS.

To make this work, you first need to set up your e-mail app on IOS to use your MavMAIL account (preferred) or add an e-mail address to your MavPRINT profile linking you to the other e-mail address.

  • Setup - Two things need to be done to set up mobile printing from IOS devices.
    1. Set up your IOS e-mail app to use MavMAIL
    2. If your e-mail account is different than MavMAIL (such as @yahoo.com) you can add your account to MavPRINT.
      (NOTE: If you use MavMAIL, SKIP THIS)
  • Printing from an Apple IOS device:
    1. Select the "Share" icon
      Select the share icon
    2. Select Email
      Select Email
    3. Address to MavPRINTbw@mnsu.edu for black and white, or MavPRINTcolor@mnsu.edu for a color print.
      Address to mavprintbw@mnsu.edu
    4. Finally, press Send to e-mail your document to MavPRINT
      Press Send to print to MavPRINT
    5. Within a few seconds you'll receive a MobilePrint Notification through MavMAIL that your document is ready to print at any MavPRINT printer.
      MavPRINT Mobile Confirmation E-mail
    6. Find a MavPRINT printer at 50 locations across campus, login and release your print job.

MavPRINT from a Campus Desktop Computer

MavPRINT Printers are already to use from over 1500 campus computers for students to use throughout campus. From any of these computers, select File-Print and select MavPRINTBW or MavPRINTColor. Then find a MavPRINT printer at 50 locations across campus, login and release your print job.