WiFi Printing: Print from an iOS Device to a WiFi Print Location on Campus

The Pharos Print app enables you to send a document from your mobile device to a U of M print server. You can then go to any of the WiFi Printing locations on campus and print out your document. 

Install and setup Pharos Print app

  1. Open the App Store and search for Pharos Print.
    The Apps Store with the Pharos Print app highlighted.
  2. Click on Pharos Print in the search results. A pop-up window will open.
  3. Click the Download icon and install the app on your device.
    The Pharos Print app in the App Store with the Download icon highlighted.
  4. Launch Pharos Print app and click OK to allow app to send you notifications.
    Pharos Print notification pop-up. Your options are either "Don't Allow" and "OK."
  5. In the Server Address field, enter: mobileprint.ad.umn.edu
  6. In the Server Port field, enter: 443
  7. Click Connect.
  8. Enter your University of Minnesota Internet ID and Password and click Log On.
    The Pharos Print app with the Username and Password fields highlighted.
  9. Use any app on your IOS device that allows the "Open With" or "Copy to" feature, and select Pharos Print.
    An IOS device with the "Open with..." option highlighted.
  10. Open the Pharos Print app on your device.
  11. Tap on the document you wish to print.
  12. Make any changes desired to the printing options and click Apply Changes. Your print job is ready to be printed.
    sided," "black and white or color," "portrait or landscape," and number of copies.
  13. Notice your Gopher Gold (U-Card) balance and the cost to print; add more money as needed.
  14. Visit any OIT print location to print your document.

Additional information

  • You will not be charged until you swipe and release your print documents at an OIT location.
  • To add more funds to your Gopher Gold (U-Card) account, please use any cash to card Gopher Gold machine on campus, or go to U-Card Office Website and add money to your account: https://ucard.umn.edu/umtc/deposit. Please be aware, there is a $2 transaction fee for this site.
  • The default print option is Black & White. If you select Color, please make sure your location has a color printer (see locations: https://it.umn.edu/service-details/wifi-printing).
  • Page Selections cannot currently be made using IOS or Android Apps; you must print the entire document.
  • If you wish to delete your document from the print queue, swipe on your document to the left.


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