Setting Up Your Home Printer

Chromebooks use what is known as “Google Cloud Print” to do their printing. Many modern printers come “Cloud Print Ready”, and for those printers the setup is pretty straightforward. For older or “non-Cloud Print Ready” printers, you will need a computer in addition to your Chromebook. To know if you have a “Cloud Print Ready” printer, see your printer manual or check on this page.

Please know that you will need to do these steps while logged into your West Des Moines Schools Google Account. Personal accounts (ones that end in are not allowed on our Chromebooks.

Connecting “Cloud Print Ready” printers:


Connecting older “classic” printers:

For more detailed, step by step instructions, visit the Google page for
Connecting Your Printers to Cloud Print: