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Technology: Laptop Printing Software

Laptop Printing Software

Students, faculty and staff  can print from a wireless enabled laptop computer to one of the library managed public printers in Levy Library, Annenberg 13th floor student lounge, and Aron Residence Hall student lounge printer.

PLEASE NOTE: Users who do not have privileges to connect to a secured Mount Sinai network, will not be able to use wireless printing services. Users must also have administrative privileges on their laptop in order to install these printers. 

 Mac Laptops (Updated December 17, 2019)

READ FIRST: For all Mac laptops you must download and run the installer before adding a printer to your laptop: 

  1. Download the installer file, Mac Wireless Printer Installer (see link below)
  2. In your downloads folder, unzip the folder Mac OS X Popups 9.0.10 2   
  3. Double-click Popup.dmg to create a new disk image in Finder
  4. This disk contains the Popup installer, Popup.pkg. Double-click the installer to run it. You may be requested to authenticate yourself as an administrator
  5. Select a destination disk. You will only be able to select the startup disk                                              
  6. Click Install (or Upgrade). The installer automatically installs Popup and required support files
  7. Once the installation is complete, you will need to complete Part 2: Adding a Printer to your Laptop in the instructions guide below

Windows Laptops (Updated December 17, 2019)

READ FIRST: For all Windows laptops you must download and install the printer package in order to use wireless printing. 


For assistance with installing printer software on your laptop, please contact the Academic IT Support Center (ASCIT) at (212) 241-7091 (ext. 47091) or ASCIT@mssm.edu.

Print from the Pharos Mobile Print App

Print from the Mobile Print App

  1. Download the Pharos Print mobile app on your Apple or Google Play Store.
  2. Open the app
  3. To configure the app, enter the following information 
    • Server: print.mssm.edu
    • Port:443
  4. Enter your Mount Sinai credentials and select "Log On"
    • Once you have successfully logged on, your balance will be displayed on the top under "My Funds"
    • If you do not have any funds in your account or do not have enough funs to cover your printing costs, you will need to add money to your print acount at the Levy Library User Services Desk.

  5. On your phone, open the document you want to print

    • Apple: a preview app such as Google Drive or Dropbox, open the options to the document to get to the "open in" option. For Google Drive press the "..." or in other apps, the square icon with an up arrow), and then select "import with Pharos Print"

    • Android: From any explorer app you use, find the document on your phone that you want to print and open it the Pharos Print app

  6. On the Pharos Print app, make any changes to the print options such as the following:

    • single or doubled sided

    • black or white or color

    • full size for images or two on one page

    • number of copies

  7. Once you have selected your options, click the "Apply Changes."

  8. It should now show up in your My Prints where it will provide overview information such as cost, # of pages, and # of sheets

  9. Click on the document you want to print and it will load a thumbnail. Confirm that it is the correct document.

  10. If you need to delete a document in the app, with your finger on the document swipe from right to left to reveal the delete option.

  11. If you are waiting for funds or a document to load, swipe down in the app to refresh the app.

  12. When you are ready to print, go to any Levy Library-managed printer and  swipe your Print Card.

  13. Select "Print Release from the home screen.

  14. Select the file you want to print, verify your print settings, then Print.