How To Activate AirPrint on Mac OS X 10.6.5 for iOS Devices

Many of you would love to use the AirPrint feature that was recently released in iOS 4.2.1; this feature allows you to print photos, emails, web pages, documents plus more over a Wi-Fi connection.

The above can be done via the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch; many of you have had problems with this feature like us trying to use AirPrint from iPhone 4 to the HP Deskjet printer.

Well we visited Jaxov who we used before and told you about enabling AirPrint service on Windows, well now we have the ‘How To” on Mac OS X 10.6.5 for iOS devices.

Follow the guide below and if you do use this guide please let us know how you got on, here it is: How to activate/enable AirPrint Feature on OS X 10.6.5 –

1. Make sure that your system is updated to latest Mac OS X 10.6.5
2. Download the AirPrint Activation files and copy them into following three specific system locations:

* Copy file urftopdf to location /usr/libexec/cups/filter/
* Copy file apple.convs to location /usr/share/cups/mime/
* Copy file apple.types to location /usr/share/cups/mime/
* Overwrite any existing files if prompted.

3. Go to system preferences and delete your saved printer.
4. Restart your Mac.
5. Re-add any printers you want to share.

Source – lifehacker

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