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Hello,

 

I am new to the forum, so perhaps my problems has already been discussed.

 

I have my HP Color Laserjet MFP M281 connect via Ethernet to my Mac.  Printer at home works fine, also when I want to print from e.g. my iPhone.

But, when I am not on the same network, e.g. on another location, then it is impossible to print from my phone. Of course the printer is in standby mode.  Could this be due to that I have Wifi printing 'off'?  Is Ethernet connection to my Mac and Wifi printing possible, or will the printer choose one of both?

 

Lots of questions... but no printing outdoors 😒

Thanks for your feedback!

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@dolfin1 

 

Welcome to the HP Community Forum.

 

Start here:

Mobile Printing – Options for Printers

Start here

Print from your Android, iOS, or Amazon Fire device with the HP Mobile printing app.

Open the section for your printer series  >  Find your printer and supported applications.

HP Printers - Mobile Printing Solutions Compatible with HP Printers

 

Remote Printing - Options

  • Print Anywhere with the HP Smart App  (selected newer Printers)
  • HP ePrint

 

Color LaserJet Pro M280-M281 series:

Color LaserJet Pro MFP M280nw

Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281cdw, M281fdn, M281fdw

HP Smart app (recommended)

HP Print Service Plugin

Apple AirPrint

Wi-Fi Direct

HP ePrint

Samsung Print Service Plugin

Mopria Print Service

 

 

Open

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M278-M281 - User Guide

Read about ePrint - starting on Page 41

 

Additional Help here:

Open Category How-to

Select Topic Print

Select Subtopic:  Print Apps, ePrint or Mobile Printing

 

HP Printer Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

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HP Color LaserJet Pro M280-M281 Multifunction Printer series 

 

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