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How Can I Print the Receipt to a Receipt Printer? 

When you select to print, the output is actually saved as a PDF on your device, that is if the app is permitted access to the device. The ability to print the PDF and how to do it depends on the type of devices and network conditions.

The scenarios below describe how to set up your printer with various devices:

 

 

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All of the scenarios below use Google Cloud Print, https://www.google.com/cloudprint and an Epson TM-T70II printer.

 

Setting up the printer

  1. Connect your Epson TM-T70II receipt printer to the local area network. You can also connect the printer directly to a local computer.
  2. Simply install the drivers that came with the printer, or download the drivers directly from the manufacturer.

 

Google Cloud Print

  • After setting up the printer, you can add it as a classic printer to the Cloud Print application via the Google Chrome browser. For more information see https://www.google.com/cloudprint .

 

iOS devices

  1. On the iPad, buy the PrinterShare Premium app from the Appstore and connected it to your Google Cloud Print account.
  2. Select your Epson printer as the default printer.
  3. Once you finish the sale in the app and select to print the receipt, the iPad asks where to share it to.
  4. Select to import the receipt with PrinterShare:

 

  1. The receipt opens in the PrinterShare app where you simply choose to print it.

 

  1. Once the receipt prints, go back to the app and the POS is ready for another sale.

 

This was tested on iPad and iPhone - the process is the same on either device.

 

Android devices

  1. On the Android device, buy the PrinterShare Premium app from the Play Store, and connected it to your Google Cloud Print account.
  2. Select your Epson printer as the default printer.
  3. Once you finish the sale in the app and select to print, the receipt opens automatically in the PrinterShare app, as you configured it to do by default:

 

  1. When the receipt is printed, go back to the app and the POS is ready for another sale.

 

This was tested on an Android tablet and an Android phone - the process was the same on either device.

 

Windows devices

On a Microsoft Surface tablet just set up the printer as a regular Windows printer and print the PDF directly.

 

On the Microsoft phone, however, you must download an app, WinPhonePrint, from the Store and connect it to your Google Cloud Print account.

Once you finish the sale and select to print the receipt, you select to send it to the WinPhonePrint app:

 

 

The receipt opens in the WinPhonePrint app, where you select to print it:

 

 

When the receipt prints, go back to the app and the POS is ready for another sale.