Need to print from a Chromebook? These are the best options.

Best
Printers for Chromebook and Google Cloud
Android Central
2021

Contrary to what you might hear, you can print from a Chromebook, but it isn’t quite as easy as it might be with other computers. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you can’t ever print from your Chromebook. The following printers are among the best Google Cloud printers. Even though the Google Cloud Print feature is no longer supported, you can still connect these printers with a Chromebook for printing from the device without a complex setup.

Epson Ecotank Et2720 PrinterEpson Ecotank Et2720 Printer

Simple and cost effective:
Epson EcoTank ET-2720 Wireless All-in-One Inkjet Printer


Staff Pick

Not only can you print wirelessly, but the refillable ink reservoirs last up to two years so you can print without having to worry about getting more ink.

  • $200 at Best Buy
  • $250 at Target

Canon Office MaxifyCanon Office Maxify

Best for the office:
Canon Office MAXIFY IB4120 Printer

Designed specifically for the office with its 500-paper capacity, the Canon Office IB4120 printer works with multiple devices and is great at home, too.

Brother Hll2395dw Laser PrinterBrother Hll2395dw Laser Printer

Black and white benefits:
Brother HLL2395DW Compact Monochrome Laser Printer

The Brother HLL2395DW will allow you to print no matter where you are, and with the printer’s 36 pages per minute speed, you’ll have prints in a jiffy.

Canon Pixma Mg Series PrinterCanon Pixma Mg Series Printer

Great for photos:
Canon Pixma MG 3620 Series Wireless Printer

This printer is not only wireless, but it can print, scan, and make copies of documents and photos at up to 4,800 x 1,200 resolution, and print borderless photos up to 8.5 inches wide.

$180 at Walmart

HP Pfficejet 8210 wireless printerHP Pfficejet 8210 wireless printer

Works with multiple devices:
HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 Wireless Printer

The HP OfficeJet is a capable printer for your Chromebook that also connects to your phone or camera via its USB port.

Hp Envy Pro 6455 Wireless PrinterHp Envy Pro 6455 Wireless Printer

Environmentally-friendly:
HP Envy Pro 6455 Wireless AIO Printer

A best-seller and works with Alexa approved, this wireless all-in-one printer can also make scans and copies on plain or glossy paper, and it’s made from 20% recycled plastics, something you can feel good about.

What you need to print from a Chromebook

Having a Chromebook can be amazing, but it can also be stressful when some things weren’t made with your device in mind. Fortunately, these printers are compatible, not to mention speedy, secure, and use quality ink/toner. If we had to pick a favorite, we’d go for the Epson EcoTank ET-2720. I have been using an Epson EcoTank printer since they first came out and it’s so convenient not to be able to change ink cartridges every month or so. Plus, the wireless connectivity and ability to do copies and scans as well as a bonus. While it costs more upfront than the others, it will pay off in the long run when you only have to buy ink refills every few years versus every month or so.

The HP Envy Pro 6455 printer is also a great deal. It allows you to print from tons of different cloud services, including Google and more, and you can even automatically re-order ink using an HP Instant Ink subscription so you never run out.

Note that while Google Cloud Print was discontinued in December 2020, you can still print from a Chromebook wirelessly or using a USB connection where available.

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