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Printing @ Cairn

Printing from Anywhere at Cairn University

Printing from Anywhere at Cairn University*

There are several methods to print remotely from any device anywhere:

  1. Via uploading a document through Uniflow Online portal by going to or
  2. Via email by sending an email to
  3. Via the Uniflow Smart Client print driver installed from
  4. Via the Uniflow Online Mobile App.

Instructions for printing via the methods above can be found in the tabs above or in the powerpoint here.

Questions? Contact Technology Services at

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*printing is available to current faculty, staff, and students of Cairn University

Uploading your Files via Uniflow Online

  1. Go to or
  2. Enter your Cairn username and password and click login
  3. Select the start printing tab.
  4. Drag and Drop the file you would like to print on to the upload icon.
  5. Go to any of the Canon MFPs and release the print job.

Questions? Contact Technology Services at

Send the Print Job as an Attachment from Any Device

Use this method to send an attachment from any computer, smartphone, tablet or any mobile device to any Canon Multi-Function Printer (MFP).

To print via email: send the documents as an attachment to and then using your Cairn University ID Card, you release the print job at any Canon MFP.

In order for this to work, all three of the following conditions below must be met.

  1. The file you want to print must be in the form of an attachment of common file formats such as Word, PDF, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.
  2. The attachment must be sent to
  3. The email must be sent from your account.

Detailed Directions

  1. Login to your Cairn email account (
  2. Send to: (subject can be left blank)
  3. Attach the document you want to print and press Send
  4. Go to one of the Canon MFPs and scan your Cairn University ID Card
  5. Select Secure Print
  6. Select documents you want to print
  7. Select print and keep

Questions? Contact Technology Services at

Using the Uniflow Smart Client at Cairn University

The Uniflow Smart Print Client allows current members of the Cairn community to print from any device from anywhere to the Cairn Canon MultiFunction Printers (MFPs). 

Here is the big picture:

  1. The user downloads the client software for the PC or Mac.
  2. The user presses print from any of the applications and prints the document as if one is printing to a personal printer.
  3. The user scans their Cairn University ID Card at any MFPs and releases the print job.

Step-by-Step Directions on Using Uniflow Online Cloud Printing

  1. Install the print driver on your PC and Mac
    1. Navigate to or
    2. Login with your Cairn account, include in the login username.
    3. Download and install the Uniflow Smart Client
    4. Login to the Uniflow Smart Client software with your Cairn account, include 
    5. Reboot the computer
    6. Print to the printer named Cairn-CloudPrintAnywhere.
  2. Releasing your Print Job
    1. Go to one of the Canon MFPs scan your Cairn University ID Card
    2. Tap Secure Print from the copier display and select the print job you had submitted earlier.

Questions? Contact Technology Services at

Printing from Your Mobile Devices

Set up the Mobile App:

  1. Select Manual Login
  2. Enter as the tenant name
  3. Continue through the login screens using your Cairn account
  4. Select the printing tab at the bottom of the mobile app

Questions? Contact Technology Services at

How to fix forced double sided printing

Use the following steps to fix the issue where the Multi-Functional Printer (MFP) only prints double-sided pages even when single-sided (simplex)is selected. Please contact a full-time library staff member before working through these steps:  

  1. Scan your ID

  1. Tap the gear icon that says Settings/registration” under the icon

  1. Go to:  Device Settings > Function settings > Printer >  Printer settings > Custom settings

  1. Select “2-sided printing”

  1. Turn off and hit “Ok”