Exercise 5: Enter Data for a Stored File with a Smart Device and Print a Label
Exercise 5: Enter Data for a Stored File with a Smart Device and Print a Label

Exercise 5: Enter Data for a Stored File with a Smart Device and Print a Label

The steps in this exercise may vary somewhat based on:
  • your smart device
  • your service provider
  • whether you already have the free Zebra Utilities app installed on your smart device.
Refer to the Zebra Bluetooth User Guide for specific instructions for configuring your printer to use a Bluetooth interface. A copy of this manual is available at zebra.com/manuals.
  1. If you do not have the Zebra Utilities app installed on your device, go to the app store for your device, search for the Zebra Utilities app, and install it.
  2. Pair your smart device with the printer by holding the smart device next to the NFC icon on the printer.
    1. If necessary, access the Bluetooth information about your printer using your smart device. For instructions, refer to the manufacturer’s documentation for your device.
    2. If necessary, select the Zebra printer’s serial number to pair it with the device.
    3. After your smart device has been detected by the printer, the printer may prompt you to accept or reject the pairing. If necessary, tap
      ACCEPT
      . Some smart devices will pair with the printer without this prompt.
      The printer and your device are paired.
  3. Start the Zebra Utilities app on your device.
    The Zebra Utilities main menu displays.
  4. Perform these steps if you have an Apple device:
    1. Tap the
      Settings
      icon in the lower-right corner.
    2. Change the setting for
      Get Labels From Printer
      to
      ON
      .
    3. Tap
      Done
      .
  5. Tap
    Files
    .
    The smart device gets data from the printer and displays it.
    This retrieval process may take a minute or more to complete.
  6. Scroll through the formats shown and select
    E:SMARTDEVINPUT.ZPL
    .
    Based on the
    ^FN
    field in the label format, the smart device prompts you for your name.
  7. Enter your name at the prompt.
  8. Change the quantity of labels to print, if desired.
  9. Tap
    PRINT
    to print the label.