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WiFi Printing

WiFi Printing With PaperCut in the Library

If you want to print an assignment from your own device (i.e., laptop or mobile phone), it is now possible with WiFi printing. You only have to set up your device once. Here are the instructions for a MacOS laptop. Make sure you are connected to a Bank Street WiFi network.

  • On your Mac laptop, navigate to System Preferences > Printers and Scanners.
  • Click the icon under the Printers List.

Mac OS dialog box for setting up WiFi printin

The “Add dialog” box is displayed. It displays a list of all of the discovered printers on the network.
  • Select byod virtual printer (bring your own device), and click Add Printer or Scanner

Mac OS for setting up WiFi printing

  • You should be ready to print – make sure you’ve selected the byod virtual printer.

Select the byod virtual printer

  • Print your document. When prompted, enter your PaperCut username and password, i.e., your full Bank Street email address and password.
  • Finally, walk over to the three copiers in the Library and either tap the copier of your choice or enter your credentials using the pullout keyboard.

Below are links for setting up laptops and mobile devices, e.g., Windows, MacOS, ChromeOS, Apple iOS and Android.

Instructions for Laptops

Instructions for Chromebooks

Instructions for Mobile Devices

If you are having issues setting up your device, ask the friendly folks at the IT HelpDesk. You can find them at the entrance of the Library.