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Universal Print by Microsoft

Device Management

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Why Universal Print?

100% CLOUD
Create a completely serverless environment and reduce costs.

Ease the burden on IT and infrastructure management with a simplified registration process and single generic driver.

User experience remains the same with no additional training required.

Extended functionality with uniFLOW for security, authentication and accounting.

Supported Printers can connect natively to Universal Print as long as you have a valid Microsfot 365 subscription. No local Windows or manufacturer driver or additional user software is required.
For devices that are unable to connect natively, Microsoft offer a Universal Print Connector providing a Windows application that connects legacy devices to Universal Print.
Connect with any Canon device via uniFLOW Online and enhance features and functionality including Secure Print, full accounting and support for client operating systems such as MAC and Chrome OS.

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uniFLOW Online Express
With free, device native uniFLOW Online Express, users can extend the capabilities and add functionality of Universal Print with:

  • Device Authentication (PIN, Image, ID Card)
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Print/Copy/Fax/Scan Reporting
  • Secure Print can be accomplished when combined with Forced Hold*
*Forced Hold native on imageRUNNER ADVANCE models

uniFLOW Online
Extend the capabilities of Universal Print even more with uniFLOW Online by adding:

  • Secure Printing to any device
  • Full Accounting and Reporting
  • Support for other client operating systems such as Mac and Chrome OS
  • Advanced Scanning to multiple cloud destinations
  • One button connection to Universal Print


Universal Print by Microsoft

Universal Print by Microsoft + uniFLOW Online Express

Universal Print by Microsoft + uniFLOW Online

No local servers required    100% Cloud based 100% Cloud based 100% Cloud based
Windows 10 support Native (no s/w) Native (no s/w) Native (no s/w)
Device Authentication  No Yes (PIN, Card, Image) Yes (PIN, Card, Image)
Accounting Very basic (3 data points) Advanced (60+ data points) Advanced (60+ data points)
Print/Copy/Fax/Scan reporting No Yes Yes
Bulk device connection No – individual registration No – individual registration* Yes – bulk registration
Mac, Chrome, Email, Web No No Yes
Secure Printing No No Yes
Printing policy control  No No Yes
Works with any printer No – new firmware required No Yes – Any PCL printer
*Universal Print by Microsoft requires individual device registration while devices can be activated in bulk to uniFLOW Online Express


M365 Enterprise
F3, E3, or E5

Windows 10 Enterprise
E3 or E5

M365 Education
A3 or A5

Windows 10 Education
A3 or A5

M365 Business Premium

Windows 10, version 1903 or later

Azure Active Directory tenant (any edition)

Windows Server is not required

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*Native support for imageRUNNER ADVANCE and third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE from UFP v3.11.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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