Pharos Mobile Print

Pharos Mobile Print is a new service that provides users the ability to submit print jobs from an email client or personal device for release from a Pharos print station.

*NOTE: You must have funds in your Express Account to use the service.

Email Print Jobs

*NOTE: You must send print jobs from your appstate.edu email address.

There are three email addresses associated with Pharos Mobile Print:

print@appstate.edu
Emails and email attachments sent to this address will be rendered in black and white and will print double-sided if released from a printer with that capability.

printbw@appstate.edu
Emails and email attachments sent to this address will be rendered in black and white and will print single-sided.

printcolor@appstate.edu
Emails and email attachments sent to this address will be rendered in color and will print single-sided

If your email submission includes an attachment, the attachment will be submitted as a print job. If your email has no attachment, the body of the email will be submitted as a print job.

Refer to Campus Printing Services for instructions on how to release your print job.

Pharos Print Mobile App

Pharos Print Mobile App provides users the ability to upload documents from a personal device for release from a Pharos print station. This Android and iOS app provides a convenient way print documents from a device via services such as Google Drive.

Download the App

You can download the app by opening the iOS App Store or Android Play Store and search for Pharos Print.

Supported Files

The following file formats are supported:

  • Microsoft Office® documents
  • Microsoft Outlook® files
  • PDF files
  • Images (JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP)
  • Text files (CSV, RTF & TXT)
  • OpenOffice documents

Configure the Pharos Print App

Step 1: Open the Pharos Print app and enter the following information:

  • Server Address: myprintcenter.appstate.edu
  • Server Port: 443

Step 2: Click Connect to continue.

Step 3: On the login screen, enter your ASU Username (e.g., doeja)  and Password and click Log On.

first enter the server address and portnext enter your appstate credentials to log in

iOS App

When you successfully login to the app, you will see any print jobs you currently have in your que. You can select a print job and adjust the settings for color, duplex, pages per side, or number of copies. To delete a print job from your queue, just swipe left on the job and hit Delete.

My Prints jobs listindividual job and costdeleting individual job from queue

Use the native iOS "Open in" command to submit your print job to the Pharos Print app from other iOS apps. The following example is using Google Drive.

Step 1: Open the Google Drive app and select the document you would like to print.

Step 2: Use the three vertical dots to the right of the document name to open menu options for the document and select "Send a copy" and then "Open in".

send a copy

Open In icon

Step 3: From the "Open in" options, select "Copy to Pharos Print" to send the document to the Pharos Print app.

Step 4: Before adding the document to the que, you can adjust settings for color, duplex, pages per side, or number of copies and the select "Apply Changes" to submit the job.

Copy to Pharson print iconuse Apply Changes button to submit job

Refer to Campus Printing Services for instructions on how to release your print job. 

Android App

When you successfully login to the app, you will see any print jobs you currently have in your queue. You can select a print job and select the Print options tab at the bottom of the screen to adjust printing options for the select job. You can also preview or delete the job selected. To view your recent printing activities, select the Activity tab at the top of the screen.

Android job queueAndroid selected jobs and payment methodjob activity history

 

To add a job to the print que from your device, select the Upload button.

*NOTE: Currently, uploading documents directly from Google Drive is not supported. You must download the document first to the device and then upload via the Pharos Print app. The following steps provide a workaround till this capability is added in future updates.

Step 1: Open the Google Drive app and select the document you would like to print.

Step 2: Use the three vertical dots to the right of the document name to open menu options for the document and select "Download".

Step 3: Once the document has been downloaded to the device, go back into the Pharos Print app and select the Upload button and then select "Documents".

Step 4: Select "Downloads" from the Open from menu and the document you downloaded from Google Drive should be at the top of the list. Once selected your job should show up in the list ready to be released.

download buttonselect file from Documents listOpen from: Downloads

Refer to Campus Printing Services for instructions on how to release your print job.