Frequently Asked Questions


I want to be notified when my print is completed

The Printoid Plugin is your friend! Be notified in real time when events occur on your server.

Posted on 05/02/2020


Looking for an iOS application for OctoPrint?

Printoid is not available for Apple users, but OctoPod is!

Posted on 04/13/2020


Google Play says “Printoid PREMIUM is not available in your country”

Printoid PREMIUM is no more published on Google Play in many countries for tax & VAT problems in France. Here is the list of countries impacted.

Posted on 02/09/2020


Migration from Printoid PRO to Printoid PREMIUM

Printoid PRO has been unpublished. If you had the PRO version, here are the solutions for you!

Posted on 07/15/2019


Why Printoid PRO is no more available on Google Play?

Printoid PRO has been unpublished. I explain why in this article.

Posted on 07/15/2019


Keep supporting STL & Cura Engine in OctoPrint v1.3.11

CuraEngine is no more bundled with OctoPrint. You need to install the CuraEngine Legacy plugin to support STL files again in both OctoPrint web interface & Printoid app.

Posted on 05/24/2019


What is the Filament Spool Manager module?

Printoid is able to communicate with Filament Spool Manager, a third-party application to manage your stock of filament.

Posted on 06/22/2018


How does Printoid connect to your OctoPrint server?

To ensure Printoid is able to communicate with your OctoPrint server, the application is performing some important actions with your server when you open it.

Posted on 02/17/2018


How to control the TP Link Smartplug plugin?

You wanna toggle ON/OFF your TP Link Smartplug from Printoid? That’s possible!

Posted on 02/15/2018


Why Printoid does not update the fan value?

What a shame, Printoid does not apply the current fan value on the dedicated slicer! What’s happening! I think it is a terrible bug!

Posted on 01/23/2018


Is there an iOS version of Printoid?

A lot of you are requesting me the iOS version, here are my answers!

Posted on 01/05/2018


How to control the PSU plugin?

You wanna toggle ON/OFF your PSU from Printoid? That’s possible!

Posted on 12/20/2017


How can I migrate from Printoid PRO to Printoid PREMIUM ?

If you have purchased the PRO version, you probably want to migrate to Printoid PREMIUM now!

Posted on 10/30/2017


My Raspberry Pi becomes unreachable (wireless connection lost), what can I do?

When using Printoid, your OctoPrint server becomes unreachable, even from a web browser…

Posted on 09/27/2017


How to send my own HTTP commands with Printoid (cURL-like)?

You are using cURL to send some commands to your Raspberry Pi? Printoid can do it too!

Posted on 08/01/2017


How to report a crash of the app to the developer?

When a crash occurs, it’s important to send a report to the developer in order to quickly fix the issue.

Posted on 07/31/2017


How to easily switch between my different OctoPrint profiles?

You can handle as many OctoPrint server as you want with Printoid Pro & Premium, and you can easily switch between them.

Posted on 07/24/2017


How to use the streaming floating icon?

The floating icon is useful to see your streaming(s) when you want, where you want, on your phone!

Posted on 05/30/2017


How to type my own fan/temperature/parameter values?

The sliders are useful to quickly adjust the values, but if you need to be precise, you can type the value with your keyboard too.

Posted on 05/30/2017


How to send the connection logs to the developer?

When Printoid can’t connect to your OctoPrint server, you can send the report to the developer. But without a message to explain your situation, that’s pretty hard to resolve your issues…

Posted on 05/22/2017


The app says “invalid license” but I’ve purchased the app, what can I do?

You’ve already purchased the app, but you have some license issues. You don’t need to buy the app again, don’t worry!

Posted on 05/17/2017


Does Printoid fully support SSL/TLS? (secured connections with HTTPS)

Yes it does, but you can encounter some issues. Here is the tutorial to explain you that in details.

Posted on 12/01/2016


How to support two cameras in Printoid Pro or Premium?

Printoid Pro and Premium can support up to 2 video streamings at the same time for each your OctoPrint servers!

Posted on 04/29/2017


How to enable the Android Quick Setting (notification tile) to have a quick access to my streamings?

You don’t want to use the floating icon: don’t worry, the notification tiles are made for you.

Posted on 04/25/2017


How to  the access to Printoid with a password or my fingerprint?

You don’t want to let anybody accessing to Printoid on your phone: protect the interface!

Posted on 02/07/2017


How can I reorder my custom commands?

You have created a lot of custom commands, and you wanna reorder them.

Posted on 02/07/2017


How to create commands to start the webcam in low & high quality?

Starting the video in a lower quality improve the needed bandwidth.

Posted on 01/12/2017


How to send custom GCODE commands?

Yes, Printoid can send any GCODE commands from its interface, if you have Printoid Pro or Premium.

Posted on 01/12/2017


How to control a relay or send Linux commands with Printoid?

You can send SSH commands to your Raspberry Pi if you wanna control something more than your 3D printer with it!

Posted on 01/12/2017


How to backup & restore your app?

You are upgrading to Printoid Pro or Premium, changing your smartphone, or installing the app on another device? No problem!

Posted on 01/09/2017


How the 3D visualizer works?

The 3D visualizer helps you to show your models & GCODE before starting your printing job.

Posted on 11/17/2016


How to reorder the cards of the main screen in portrait mode?

The main screen cards can be reordered if you want.

Posted on 11/10/2016


How to create a new slicer profile?

Printoid can control the OctoPrint’s embedded slicer and manage its different profiles.

Posted on 11/08/2016


How to expand the panels of the main screen?

The main screen is a “all in one” interface, but may you want to expand a specific card?

Posted on 11/02/2016