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I have a samsung T315T tablet and I would like to connect

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I have a samsung T315T tablet and I would like to connect via wireless to my brother MFC-685CW printer so I can print out documents from my emails that I can access on my tablet is this possible?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Android Devices
Expert:  GeekGal replied 11 months ago.

Hi there, My name is***** is definitely possible. In fact there are a number of different ways to accomplish this. Please click the link below and select Android to see all the possibilities

Google Cloud Print will be the method that is most likely to work for you. If your brother has set his printer up as a google cloud printer, you're all set. If he has not, here's how he can do it.

It doesn't appear that this printer model supports Wifi direct, but you can definitely use Google Cloud Print.

Expert:  GeekGal replied 11 months ago.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hi Alison. Thank you so much for your response to my question. I have investigated the information provided but it would seem my printer is not compatible. Not sure where to from here, any suggestions. I was hoping I wouldn't have to upgrade my printer to a newer model.
Expert:  GeekGal replied 11 months ago.

I'm sorry to hear that. Please give me just a moment to look into alternatives. Please forgive my silliness earlier. I know that the brand is BROTHER, but I misread it and thought that it was your brother's Brother printer lol!

Expert:  GeekGal replied 11 months ago.

The basic premise of Google Cloud Print is that you can print to anywhere to ANY printer once you have set that printer up with Google CloudPrint. Your Brother MFC-685CW is not "Cloud Ready" but you can set it up as a Cloud Printer by clicking this link and selecting ADD YOUR CLASSIC PRINTER. Please give this a try and let me know if it works for you.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hi Alison, Thank you for your help and assistance. We decided to buy another printer a more up to date one. And have had it installed and connected, not only to my tablet but also our mobiles and computer via wireless. All are working. We were not able to install it via the information you provided sorry were not technically mindedat all. Thabk you so much for your time. And I apologise for inconveniencing you. Will we be charged for the cost?
Expert:  GeekGal replied 11 months ago.

I apologize, but I don't have access to billing information. I am independent contractor and I am not compensated in any way without a positive rating. You can contact Customer Service about billing matters via email at***@******.***, or you can view options for contacting them by chat or phone at Have a great day!