Quota Controlled Fast Print Queue - free service (Guideline for iOS Device Users)

(For more information, please refer to Frequently Asked Questions / Practice / Policies for this service)

Quota Controlled Fast Print Queue service is provided in Computing Services Centre to enhance the existing quota-based printing service with the following advantages:

  • A unique print queue for multiple printers
  • Release of print jobs at the most convenient time and location
  • Deduction of print quota at printing instead of job submission
  • Provision of papers for printing

High performance printers can be found at the following locations:

  • AC2 4/F near CSC Service Counter (2 Konica Minolta printers)
  • AC2 4/F Corridor (2 Konica Minolta printers)
  • AC2 5/F Main Entrance (1 Konica Minolta printer)
  • AC2 5/F near Room 5503 (1 Konica Minolta printer)
  • AC2 G/F Room G600 (2 Konica Minolta printers)
  • CMC 4/F (2 Konica Minolta printers)

Users can also release their print jobs inside CityU Library at the following locations:

  • Inside Information Space (2 Konica Minolta printers)
  • Inside Printing Rooms of Oval Area (3 Konica Minolta printers)

(These printers are maintained by the Library.)

To increase user convenience, we have added this printing service to iOS devices. Users can submit their print jobs through iOS devices. However, print features are limited (only single-sided printing is supported) and the files can be printed to the central print queue are limited by the apps installed on the iOS device.

  • as long as they are connected directly to the WLAN within campus

They can then release the print job and pick them up at the release station by using their CityU ID Card. The print quota will be deducted when user release the print job.

In order to speed up the central printing system so as to cope with heavy printing demand at the beginning of Semester, students are strongly recommended not to submit their print jobs until they are ready to be released at the printing station as the performance of central printing system will be seriously affected if too many print jobs are submitted without being released.

ALL submitted print jobs must be released within 1 hour or else they will be deleted automatically and students will have to re-submit their print jobs.


Steps for printing:

  1. Install App on the iOS device (If you have installed the App, please go to step 2)
    1. Connect to http://ccstung1.ad.cityu.edu.hk:9191/ios/install in the browser of the device
      Connect to Server for installing App
    2. Click “Install” to install the App
      Install the App
  2. Connect to the Print Quota System
    1. Run the App “Printing
      Running the App
    2. Login the App by entering your EID and Password
      Login the App
  3. Print to the central print queue in your app (e.g. browser)
    (Choose "quota_fastpq_km01" or "quota_fastpq_km02" for Konica Minolta printer)
    Print to the central print queue

  4. Return to the “Printing” App (Print Quota System) to check the print jobs are held in the central print queue
    Return to the App

  5. Go to the Release Station, place your CityU ID Card on the smart card reader
    Release station login screen

  6. Click "Print" on the job you want to release
    Click Print to release job

  7. Click "Done" to exit
    Click Done to exit
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