Follow these steps and within 5 minutes or so you will have completed the setup.

  1. Sign up
    • You should be connected to the network you want to use Printix on, for example the network at the office.
    • You need to install the Printix Client software on a Windows or Mac computer.
    • Your computer must have access to at least one printer on the network and with at least one print queue installed, to experience the various printing features.
    • If you intend to install on a fresh virtual machine you should add a printer first, so it can become managed by Printix.
    • You may want to read our: Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Data Processing Agreement, and Service Level Agreement.
  2. Install
    • Printix Client will attempt to discover your printers and securely transfer necessary information to Printix Cloud.
    • The Printix Anywhere printer is installed.
    • Print queues are converted and their name is enhanced with a three-letter printer ID to make it easy to search for and identify printers.
  3. Next steps
    • Learn how to best deploy Printix in your organization.
    • Experience how you print with Printix and release documents from your smartphone.

Sign up

Sign up with your G Suite account

  1. Visit printix.net and click Get started.
  2. Click Sign in with G Suite.
  3. You will be asked to Sign in with your G Suite account (not @gmail.com).
  4. Complete the install (step 7).

Sign up via Microsoft AppSource

  1. Visit and Sign in to appsource.microsoft.com.
  2. In the search box, enter Printix.
  3. In the results pane select Printix and click Free trial.
  4. If you agree to the terms click Continue and you will be taken to Printix to complete the setup.
  5. You will be asked to Sign in with your work account. Accounts like (yourname)@(company).microsoftonline.com, should only be used if this is also an email account.
    If asked, click Accept to grant Printix permission to:
    • View your basic profile.
    • Sign in as you.
    • Sign you in and read your profile.
  6. Complete the install (step 7).

Sign up with your Microsoft account

  1. Visit printix.net and click Get started.
  2. Click Sign in with Microsoft.
  3. You will be asked to Sign in with your work account. Accounts like (yourname)@(company).microsoftonline.com, should only be used if this is also an email account.
    If asked, click Accept to grant Printix permission to:
    • View your basic profile.
    • Sign in as you.
    • Sign you in and read your profile.
  4. Complete the install (step 7).

Sign up with email

You will be asked to enter your Email address (step 2), pick a Password (step 5), and subsequently use your email and password to Sign in to first Printix Administrator (step 6) and then Printix Client (step 9) on your computer.

  1. Visit printix.net and click Get started.
  2. Enter your Work email.
  3. Click Get started.
    An email is sent to you.
  4. Read the email: “Welcome to Printix” and click Get started.
    If you do not see the email within a few minutes then check your spam/junk mail folder. The link in the email can only be used once for activation and this must happen within 72 hours.
  5. On the Activate your Printix account page:
    • Enter your Full name and Password. If you have signed up before, you are not asked to enter these again.
    • Enter Company.
    • Your Printix Home uses the first word you entered in Company. Because the text is used in your Printix web address, you can use only: A-z,0-9,_,-
    • Read the Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Data Processing Agreement.
    • Click Activate.
  1. On the Sign in page:
    • Enter your Email and Password.

Install

You will be guided to complete the install. If you need to resume the install, then please use the links in the email: “Get started with Printix …”

  1. Welcome
    Watch the optional introduction video (1:33) to learn how to install and get started. Click Next.
    • Optionally click X to Cancel the Setup Assistant and go straight to the Dashboard.
  1. Download Printix Client
    Printix Client will attempt to discover your printers and securely transfer necessary information to Printix Cloud.
    • Click Download Printix Client.
  2. Waiting for you to install and sign in to Printix Client
    Install on your computer in a couple of minutes.
    • Open and run the downloaded file and complete the Printix Client installation on your computer.
      See detailed steps for Windows or Mac
    • If you see Sign in with Microsoft, click this and sign in with your work account. Sign in to Printix Client is automatic if your computer is Azure AD domain joined.
    • If you see Sign in with Google, click this and sign in with your G Suite account (not @gmail.com).
    • Otherwise enter your Email and Password to Sign in to Printix Client.
    • If you were not asked to sign in, then sign in via the Printix Client menu.
    • If you have issues with Sign in to Printix Client, then please read: Sign in issues
  3. Discover
    Please wait a couple of minutes while Printix Client discovers your printers.
    • If we did not find any printers you must enter the IP address (Example: 192.168.2.10) or hostname of one printer and click Add printer.
    • If the printer fails to register it will appear on the Unregistered printers page.
  1. Finish
    Congrats! Your Printix Home is ready.
    • Click Open your Dashboard.
  • Did we find your printers?
    If not all of your printers are listed on the Printers page, even after you click Refresh , it could be because your printers are on a different subnet than your computer. Please add a printer from that subnet manually and then do a discovery to find additional printers on that subnet.

Printix Home already exists

If someone (you) in your organization has already signed up you can:

  • Click Open acme.printix.net to Sign in to Printix Administrator of your existing Printix home.
    If your role do not allow this you will see the message: Permission denied.
  • Click Create a new Printix Home.
    Click this to create a new Printix home and install. Example: acme0.printix.net, acme1.printix.net, …
    • Creating multiple Printix homes for the same organization is relevant if you want two or more teams to evaluate Printix independently.
    • The Printix Client you download will not work with your existing Printix home as they are totally separate.
    • On the Printix Client menu you can open Diagnostics to see what the Printix home is.

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