iOS Hack: Use AirPlay with any Printer – Mac and PC

By Alan Ng - Nov 30, 2010

We have some good news for those of you who are becoming increasingly frustrated over the fact that the new AirPrint features on iOS 4.2 only work with selected printers. We have found a few tricks which will let you use AirPrint with any printer.

As reported from BGR, iOS hackers have once again worked their magic, and we can now confirm that there are solutions to get AirPrint working on any printer, for both Mac and Windows users.

BGR has provided the steps needed to get the AirPrint hack working on a Mac computer, as users will need to download some software appropriately named ‘AirPrint Hacktivator’. They have also updated their article which provides details on how Windows users can join in on the fun as well.

Head to BGR for full instructions for Mac and Windows. There is also a video guide if you get stuck too. Let us know if it works for you.

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  • Mikey

    I am currently using AirPrint Hacktivator with Windows 7 operating system successfully.
    However there are two problems I am experiencing:
    1) If the original document I am printing is larger than A4, then i cannot print the whole page width. i.e. i do not get the full line.
    2) If the original document is longer than A4 then I only get one page printed, it does not carry over on to two pages.