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Print from Your Own Device (PYOD)

This guide provides the link to the website allowing you to print from your own device, as well as provides you with step-by-step instructions for doing so.

PYOD Step by Step Guide to Printing a Saved Document

  1.  Go to the website at and enter your K-number and password for Username and Password.
  2. Click the "Browse button and search for the file in the location you saved it to on your device.
  3. After you have selected the document to be printed, you will see the name and extension appear next to the "Browse..." button. If that is the correct document, click the Green "Next>>" button.
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  4. Once you have clicked the "Next>>" button from step 3 above, a table will open with the date/time, and file name. Under the "Status" column, the system will state "Awaiting processing." This is normal and can take several seconds depending on the size of your document.
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  5. Next, you will need to "release" your document to the indicated printer. The Status will change to Awaiting release and a button with the printer name will appear below. If you want your document printed on the front of each page only, click the button. If you want to modify how the document will be printed, click the "Advanced" box and follow step 5a below.
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    5a. After clicking the "Advanced" box, you can indicate how many copies you would like to print, a specific page range and whether you want your printed document to be double-sided. Once you have selected all the features you need, click the printer name button as described in step 5 above.
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