HP Print for Chrome

HP Print for Chrome

Easy printing on your HP printers

HP Print for Chrome
What is HP Print for Chrome?
HP Print for Chrome is an extension that enhances Chrome’s basic local printing by offering the ability to send print jobs to HP's cloud printing services like Print Anywhere or HP Roam for Business. It not only makes printing hassle-free for users but also gives administration a tool to manage printing policies efficiently, thereby reducing waste and costs.
Stats
By: HP Inc.
Users: 100,000+
Rating: 1.68 (34)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2021-02-24)
Creation date: 2021-02-24
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • cookies
  • identity
  • gcm
  • printerProvider
  • storage
  • notifications
  • printing
  • https://*/ipp/*
  • http://*/ipp/*
  • https://www.google-analytics.com/*
  • See more
Size: 6.20M
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Today more than ever, companies need to support cloud-based printing services to help workers stay productive wherever they are, protect document confidentiality, and reduce print waste and costs. Users need a more secure, flexible, and easy to set up printing solution. Introducing the HP Print for Chrome extension. While basic local printing is supported natively in Chrome OS. The HP Print for Chrome extension is adding the ability for users to easily send print jobs to one of two HP cloud printing destinations: Print Anywhere (a premium solution that allows users to remotely print to their own printer) or HP Roam for Business (a for fee business oriented solution that provide users with the capability to release print jobs at any HP Roam-enabled office printer). Documents sent to Print Anywhere or HP Roam for Business are securely printed after the user authenticates and chooses to print them from their mobile device. Using the HP Print for Chrome extension gives administrators a simple tool to manage printing policies for user groups and individual printers. Controlling printer usage can lower costs for ink or toner and paper. When effective printing policies are set, end users are automatically directed to print on the appropriate printer, using the right setting for their usage type. Many frustrating printing mistakes can be avoided, saving time and helping to reduce printing expenses. Individual home/SMB users can download and install the extension from the Chrome Web store. For users on managed accounts, an IT admin can push the extension to all users in their organization via the force-extension install feature found in the Google admin console.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • No problem setting up and worked great
  • Instructions for loading an older version that may work
Cons
  • Does not work for many users
  • Lost support for various HP printers
  • Inability to print in color from specific devices
  • Difficulties with connecting to Wi-Fi
  • Ineffective for troubleshooting
Most mentioned
  • Print extension not working
  • Problems since Google Cloud Print ended
  • Issues with printing from Chromebooks
  • Compatibility issues with HP LaserJet P1102w and other printers
  • Confusion about the need for a browser extension to print locally
Recent reviews
I had no problem setting up and it worked great.
by Fred Kemper Fred Kemper, 2024-02-17

WhyTF does one need a browser extension to print to a local printer?
by John R Schleigh IV John R Schleigh IV, 2023-07-03

The extension doesn't work. Why do we need an extension to print anyways?
by Allen Demling Allen Demling, 2023-06-08
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Safety
Risk impact

HP Print for Chrome is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install HP Print for Chrome if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

HP Print for Chrome has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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