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my browser automatically goes to google cloud print when I print from Firefox. How can I change that so it defaults to my actual printer?

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Hi

Printing is currently unavailable in Firefox for Android. What are the steps you are going through to print at present?

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Hi, is this problem on Android (your post is under Android) or on Windows 10?

I don't think Firefox for Android has printing on the menu, so perhaps there is a feature in the page to print and that is generating a PDF on the website? Maybe you can spell it out in a little more detail.

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I was trying to print a coupon. I was asked if I had a printer and when I sent it to the printer it defaulted to google cloudprinter.com instead of the actual printer. I found a work around but would rather not have to use that if possible. It may not work for anything else except that one site.

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And yes, this is on an Android phone - a Samsung S10e to be exact

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When I print in general from my phone it goes to my printer of choice.

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Hi

Is the Print button in the web page next to the coupon?

Are you able to share a link to the page so that I can recreate what you are doing here?

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I did not see a printer icon on the web page on my phone browser and I will see if I can add a link to that page later today as it is 2:35 am right now

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I am unable to copy the url from my phone to post it as a link here. For whatever reason both Firefox and Chrome default to Google cloudprint.com when I try to print from the browser on my Android phone.

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I checked and my printer is set as the default printer for my phone.

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Are you selecting Print on a web page or in a menu of Firefox for Android?

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I am choosing the print option on the web page - I have no other option option in the web browser for this site.

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I can only suggest that you might download the coupons.com app to see if you can replicate the problem. That is if you have an Android phone.

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Hi

If in the Android Settings app you search for Printing services, do you see your printer listed?

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Yes it is there. I finally downloaded the Edge browser and that did direct me to the printer but all I got was a blank page. This is getting to be very frustrating and has me running around biting myself in the back.

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Can you set your printer as the default in the Android printer settings?

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I tried that and it didn't work - when I chose the default printer option and had is look for a printer it just sat there and churned. What I really want to know is why it defaulted to the Google cloud print option in the first place since that was disco'd last year.

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This forum needs someone from Mozilla that can answer that question

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