Print in another app

If you’d prefer to print with a different printing app, you can do that in Office for iPad using the “Open in Another App” feature.

To print your document in another app

Follow these steps

  1. Choose File.

    The file button on Word for iOS lets you print, save, send feedback and more.
  2. Choose Print.

    The print dialog in Word for iOS lets you print your document or open it in another app.
  3. Choose Open in Another App. If you're using Word or PowerPoint you can skip to step 4. If you're using Excel you'll see a Layout Options dialog box. Make any changes you'd like to how the document will print, then tap Next.

    The print settings dialog in Excel for iOS lets you configure how your worksheet will print.

  4. In the middle panel, choose the app you wish to print your document with. Office for iPad will send your document to that app where it can be printed.

    The Open in Another App dialog lets you send your document to another app to mail, print or share.


  • If your list of apps is wider than the window you may have to scroll right to find it. If you use that app a lot you can move it higher up the list by scrolling all the way to the right, tapping More, finding the app on the list and then dragging the handle (reorder control) up to where you’d like it to appear on the list.

  • If you'd like to change the order in which apps appear, drag them up or down the list.

Have questions about Office for iPad that we haven't answered here?

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See Also

Video: How to print in Excel for iPad

Video: How to print in Word for iPad

Video: How to print in PowerPoint for iPad

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