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SmartAlec Mobile Printing: Cell Phone or Tablet

Printing from your cell phone or tablet.

SmartAlec Mobile PrintingFor both types of devices you must first create a SmartAlec account using the SmartAlec website. See instructions here

IOS Devices | Android Devices

 

IOS Phone or Tablet

Video Instructions

Print Instructions
 

Step 1: Download the app and sign in.

1. Install the SmartAlec @ Your Library app from the App Store. Download the IOS App
Download the IOS App
2. Open the app and sign in with the SmartAlec account credentials you created in Step 1.  (You can use either your library card/account number or your email address to sign in.) Sign in to SmartAlec
3. Exit the app. The app does not need to be open in order to print.

 

STEP 2: Create a print job

1. Open the item you want to print. Click the "Share" icon.

 

Open the item you want to print and click the Share icon.
2. On the next page click the black and white print icon at the bottom of the page. Click the black and white print icon.
A Printer Options window will pop up. Use your thumb and forefinger to pinch and zoom the preview.  It will get larger and then open in a new window. Pinch and Zoom the Printer Options window
On the zoomed page click the Share icon. Click the Share icon on the zoomed page
From the Share options choose the SmartAlec Printing icon. Choose the SmartAlec Print icon
Your item will be uploaded.  When it is finished, a link to send will appear.  Click on "Send."  It will be sent to the SmartAlec print queue. Send the print job to the SmartAlec Print Queue
Optional: Open the SmartAlec app to view a list of your active print jobs. (You can print without opening this app.)

 

STEP 4: Print your document

1. Go to the Print Release Station at a Camden County Library branch. Click on "Print Your Document." Sam Printer
2. Log in using the SmartAlec account credentials you created in Step 1. You can use either your library card/account number or your email address to log in. Log into the SAM Printer
3. Click on the item you want to print and click on the "Continue" button.  
4. Select the Black and White or Color Printer.  Add money to the Pay Station next to the SAM Printer and click on the "Continue" button.  Your document will print.  Click on the Finished button when you have printed all your documents. Select Black and White or Color.


Android Phone or Tablet

Video Instructions

STEP 1: Install the app

1. Install the SmartAlec @ Your Library app from the Google Play Store.
Download the Android App

Download the Android App

2. Open the app and sign in with the SmartAlec account credentials you created previously  (See instructions here.) You can use either your library card/account number or your email address to sign in. Login Screen for Android
3. Exit the app. The app does not need to be open in order to print.

 

STEP 2: Create a print job

Different apps may have different commands to print. You may need to click on something different, depending on what app you are in.  The most common ways to print from an app are using the Share icon or the More options (3 dots) icon. 

The steps below show a demonstration of printing a photo using SmartAlec.

More Options (3 Dots)

Share

1. Open the item you want to print. Click on the More Options (3 dots) in the top right corner.

 

More (3 dots)
Click on the "Select a printer" dropdown menu. (You may need to scroll to see all options.) Select a printer
Choose the SmartAlec Printer.
You may get a popup message, asking if you want to use SmartAlec.  Click on the "OK" button.
Click the Printer icon to print. Printer icon
Optional: Open the SmartAlec app to view a list of your active print jobs. (You can print without SmartAlec Print Jobs

 

STEP 3: Print your document

1. Go to the Print Release Station at a Camden County Library branch. Click on "Print Your Document." Sam Printer
2. Log in using the SmartAlec account credentials you created in Step 1. You can use either your library card/account number or your email address to log in. Log into the SAM Printer
3. Click on the item you want to print and click on the "Continue" button. 
4. Select the Black and White or Color Printer.  Add money to the pay machine next to the SAM Printer and click on the "Continue" button.  Your document will print.  Click on the 'Finished' button when you have printed all your documents. Select Black and White or Color.

 

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