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August 13, 2018, at 03:23 PM by Aaron Pouliot - fixed typo
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If your organization uses Presto on in tandem with PaperCut to enable printing from iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However if you've discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]]  and would like to start using it to enable printing from Chrome, Android, and Windows devices as well then keep reading.
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If your organization uses Presto in tandem with PaperCut to enable printing from iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However if you've discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]]  and would like to start using it to enable printing from Chrome, Android, and Windows devices as well then keep reading.
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If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to share printers with iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]]  and would like to move to start using it, keep reading.
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If your organization uses Presto on in tandem with PaperCut to enable printing from iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However if you've discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]]  and would like to start using it to enable printing from Chrome, Android, and Windows devices as well then keep reading.
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If you're ready to make the switch then here's what to do.

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!!Migration Steps
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If you're ready to make the switch then have a look at our steps for migration below.

!!Migration Steps
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Need help?
We've helped numerous customers plan a graceful transition to Mobility Print from other BYOD printing solutions. Let us know if you'd like a hand, and we'd be more than happy to walk you through the process.
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!!Need help?
We've helped numerous customers plan a graceful transition to Mobility Print from other BYOD printing solutions. Let us know if you'd like a hand, and we'd be more than happy to walk you through the process. Feel free to leave a comment below or visit our [[https://support.papercut.com|Support Portal]] for further assistance.
August 07, 2018, at 06:20 PM by Aaron Pouliot - Added details
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If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to publish to the iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]]  and would like to move to start using it, keep reading.

Thanks for continuing to read on!

!!!Here are
the steps to migrate:
-->1. Uninstall Presto from the Print Server
-->2. Delete
the records in DNS that are related to the Presto setup
-->3. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the
[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] and check out the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to share printers with iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]]  and would like to move to start using it, keep reading.

Presto and PaperCut Mobility Print both leverage the way that Apple devices natively discover services on the network using the mDNS or DNS-SD protocols.  If you're curious what these records look like or how they work, have a look at our  [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/MobilityPrintDNSRecordExamples|DNS-SD Record Examples]].

If you're ready to make the switch then here's what to do.

!!!Migration Steps
# Uninstall Presto from the Print Server (or make sure that the service is completely stopped during testing).
# Delete the B and LB pointer records in DNS that point to your Presto server.
# Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] and check out the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]

Need help?
We've helped numerous customers plan a graceful transition to Mobility Print from other BYOD printing solutions. Let us know if you'd like a hand, and we'd be more than happy to walk you through the process.
April 30, 2018, at 06:05 PM by Aaron Pouliot - Added Category MobilityPrint
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''Categories:'' [[Category.MobilityPrint|+]]
December 15, 2017, at 03:13 AM by Mel Zouzoulas - Updated a link
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If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to publish to the iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of Mobility Print and would like to move to start using it, keep reading.
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If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to publish to the iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/mobility-print/| Mobility Print]] and would like to move to start using it, keep reading.
May 07, 2017, at 02:50 AM by Mel Zouzoulas - Mentioned to delete the DNS records related to Presto
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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] and check out the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] and check out the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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Thanks for continuing to read on!
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!!!Here are the steps to migrate 
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!!!Here are the steps to migrate:
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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] or the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] and check out the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] or the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] or the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
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(:title How to Migrate from Presto to Mobility Print Title:)

If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to publish to iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of Mobility Print and would like to move to start using it, here are the steps to migrate.


!!Follow the steps below to migrate
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(:title How to Migrate from Presto to Mobility Print :)

If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to publish to the iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of Mobility Print and would like to move to start using it, keep reading.


!!!Here are the steps to migrate
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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the manual

 
[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] or [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]


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-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] or the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]
April 11, 2017, at 07:07 AM by Mel Zouzoulas - Added Presto KB
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(:title How to Migrate from Presto to Mobility Print Title:)

If your organization currently uses Presto on your Windows Print Server to publish to iOS devices, then you can continue to use it as is. However, if you have discovered the awesomeness of Mobility Print and would like to move to start using it, here are the steps to migrate.


!!Follow the steps below to migrate
-->1. Uninstall Presto from the Print Server
-->2. Setup Mobility Print by following the steps in the manual

 [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/applicationserver/topics/mobile-mobility-print.html|manual]] or  [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mobility-print/manual/|Mobility Print Help Center]]


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