How to Print Driving Directions directly from your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

This article will show you how to print driving directions directly from your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch. Many people still like to use paper products for directions, printing out certain emails, etc. There is an easy way to print driving directions that you pull up on your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch. It is a built-in feature of the stock Maps App and all you need is an Airprint compatible printer (for more on what printers are compatible with iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch see this article: Airprint Printers).

Here is how to print driving directions directly from your iOS Device to your Airprint enabled Printer:

1. Open the Maps App and enter your starting and ending destination by doing a search or by tapping on the “Directions” button in the upper left corner of the screen. Once you have entered the driving directions you will see the route charted on the map. Note: If there are multiple route options, be sure you tap on the route that you prefer before you go to the next step.

How to Print Driving Directions directly from your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch2. Next, tap on the info button at the bottom left of the maps screen (iOS 7) or the curled page corner in iOS 6. This will show you options like Standard/Hybrid/Satellite views, Drop a Pin, Report a Problem, Hide/Show Traffic, and Print Map. Tap on the Print Map button.

3. Select your wireless printer from the print dialogue box that pops up. Once you have selected your wireless printer, simply tap print and you will get a nice set of turn-by-turn directions printed for you along with color maps on the side.

How to Print Driving Directions directly from your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

Here is the driving directions map I printed directly from my iPad Mini.

One thought on “How to Print Driving Directions directly from your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

  1. The maps app that came installed on iPad does not provide directions; it requires me to choose another app to give directions. I selected Google maps, but can’t figure out how to print from there. It says to use the menu to put the map off-line, but I can’t find the menu!

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