How to use Makerbot for 3D printing?


Makerbot  is an application that D&T students need in order to 3D Print. This FAQ explains how to use it.

If you already have the app, skip to Step 3.

Note: You NEED Teacher Permission to use the 3D Printer.

  1. Search for the Makerbot Print  in the top left corner of Self Service .

  2. Find the Makerbot Print  app and Install it.

  3. Once you have the app installed, open it and Log In.

  4. Go down to the + in the bottom right corner, that will open up a menu, shown below. Enter the IP Address of the printer (

  5. If successful, the window below will appear. Lastly, confirm on the 3D printer that you are connected by Pressing the Dial.