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This section details the PrintConnect screens. Additional items include Settings, About, and File Storage.
The Settings menu sets up where your templates will be stored: PrintConnect embedded templates, your device local templates, or cloud templates
Printer Discovery Methods
PrintConnect requires that you set up a connection to a printer.
Unpair a Printer
There are several reasons you may need to unpair a printer; as part of troubleshooting would be one example.
Discovery Notifications and Error Messages
All notifications appear in the notification tray, the pull-down tray at the top of your device screen. Error messages will pop up over the app similar to a dialog box.
This screen allows you to sync your local files with your selected cloud account or remove the cloud account.
Available Files Screens
All available templates are stored in the cloud, the device’s internal storage, or the device’s SD card.
Printer Ready State
The ready state of the printers are checked at specific times. A pop-up box displays a warning if any of the printers are offline or not ready to print.
About This App
The About screen provides the version number for PrintConnect.
Notifications and Error Messages
PrintConnect provides notifications (informative messages) to you to let you know what is happening within the app.
Introduction to Android Intents
According to the Android Developer Guide, “An Intent is a messaging object you can use to request an action from another app component.”
General Intent Information
Each intent is called using PrintConnect's package name and the Service's fully-qualified name. The intent is passed pieces of information, known as extras
Template Print Intent
The template printing process is initiated by sending an intent to PrintConnect with the fully-qualified name 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.TemplatePrintService'.
Template Print with Content Intent
The template printing process is initiated by sending an intent to PrintConnect with the fully-qualified name 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.TemplatePrintWithContentService'
Line Print Passthrough Intent
The line print passthrough process is initiated by sending an intent to PrintConnect with the fully-qualified name 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.LinePrintPassthroughService'.
The passthrough process is initiated by sending an intent to PrintConnect with the fully-qualified name 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.PassthroughService'.
Graphic Print Intent
Graphic printing is initiated by the 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.GraphicPrintService' intent.
Get Printer Status Intent
The printer status retrival process is initiated by the 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.GetPrinterStatusService' intent.
Unselect Printer Intent
The printer deselection process is initiated by the 'com.zebra.printconnect.print.UnselectPrinterService' intent.
Once TestConnect is downloaded, the app opens to the Dashboard screen...
At times, you may receive an error message while attempting to print..
Customizing Your Templates
This section describes how to use ZebraDesigner, our label design application to modify the Shelf Label sample template, transfer the modified template to your device, and use TestConnect to print it.
Create Your Own Solution
Learn how to create your own custom solution using PrintConnect
Setting Up Cloud Storage
This procedure describes how to configure your Cloud storage account in PrintConnect.
Tips and Tricks for Cloud Storage
Best practices and things to know when setting up Cloud storage with Print Connect
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