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Printing, copying and scanning

Configuration printers

Follow the instructions to be able to print.

From your own laptop

  • First install the Canon printer on your laptop (Windows or Mac OS). Instructions can be found on uva.canon.nl under Print -> Drivers and instructions;
  • Click Print in the document you want to print;
  • Select the Canon Internet Printer and install the printer as default;
  • You can now collect your print job from a printer using your student ID card.

From a tablet or smartphone

  1. Send an email from your UvA student email address to print@uva.nl with the file that you want to print as an attachment. You can send files with the following extensions to print: pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, pps, xls, xlsx, rtf, txt, gif, jpg, jpeg, png.
  2. You can also use another email address, such as your Gmail or Hotmail account. Log onto the Canon Portal and add your alternative email addresses ('Account' tab -> Email addresses).
  3. You can now collect your print job from any 'Follow Me' printer using your student ID card.

Through the Canon Portal

  1. Log onto uva.canon.nl and upload the Office or PDF file that you want to print on the 'Print' tab under 'Upload files'.
  2. Click on [Print].
  3. You can now collect your print job from any 'Follow Me' printer using your student ID card.

From a study workstation

  1. Click on 'Print' in the document that you want to print.
  2. Select the 'Follow Me' printer from the list and set it as default.
  3. Change any print settings as desired.
  4. Select 'Print' to send your job to the printer.
  5. You can now collect your print job from any 'Follow Me' printer using your student ID card.