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Introducing Samsung PrinTap Beta

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:04 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens would like to introduce the beta version of Samsung PrinTap as our latest QuickPrints integration!

Now you can easily order prints of your favorite photos directly from your Samsung Galaxy™ device and pick them up at your favorite Walgreens in as little as one hour.  Features include:

* Order prints directly from within the photo gallery

* Samsung PrinTap will instantly show you the nearest Walgreens (and other retailer) locations

* Photos ordered upload in the background so you can still use your all the great new features on your Samsung Galaxy device

* Samsung PrinTap ensure quality prints with safe detection of low resolution images and

* Samsung PrinTap remembers your last order and favorite retail location for easy re-ordering


Visit Google Play to download Samsung PrinTap for your Samsung Galaxy™ device today!


Samsung PrinTap

Introducing PhotoWeaver for Windows 8

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 12:48 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens would like to introduce PhotoWeaver as our latest integration with the QuickPrints Windows 8 SDK.  PhotoWeaver ( revolutionizes how pictures from across social networks and cloud locations can be presented into one single photo stream.  The platform allows upload and download photos from Facebook, Google Plus, SkyDrive, and local drive all through one application and at instantaneous speeds. Users weave their memories and relive their moments. The delight is in streaming pictures from the app to the TV.  

According to PhotoWeaver Co-Founder & CEO, Mahesh Mohan Thakur, "Walgreens with its over 8,000 outlets is the single best choice for consumers to pick up their prints within minutes of ordering. Consumers can seamlessly order from a variety of photo products within PhotoWeaver and make the payment conveniently at the Walgreens store. Walgreens has been an amazing partner at every step of the relationship. Our mobile offering and our teams will open new doors to simplicity, convenience, and to innovation.   Whether you store pictures on the disk, or pull them from flickr, Facebook or even Microsoft SkyDrive, this offering will enable you to bring memories together and create awesome photo gifts for your near and dear ones."

Download PhotoWeaver today on the Windows App Store!



Introducing Adobe GroupPix for iOS & Android

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 15:51 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is proud to introduce a second QuickPrints integration with Adobe with the brand new version of the GroupPix application for both iPhone and Android (just launched today).

GroupPix ( is a member of the Adobe Revel family of products. It is the app to ensure that you never miss another great photo! GroupPix gathers the photos you and your friends take and puts them all into one shared event.

After collecting your group’s photos to one place, GroupPix lets you add comments, ‘like’ favorites, share, and print them via Walgreens. You can also add more pictures to the event after the party’s over, and view them on your iPhone, Android phone, or online. 

According to Mark Dahm, Principal Product Manager for the Adobe Consumer Group, "GroupPix customers will enjoy being able to print the priceless memories collected and shared with the GroupPix app and online at GroupPix is often used to digitally share, in realtime, with friends and family when physically attending is impossible due to time or location. Now with integrated Walgreens printing, having a way to order prints of special events that can be held in the hands, and shared across the miles is incredibly powerful and meaningful."


Download the Adobe GroupPix for iPhone and Android today!


Adobe GroupPix

QuickPrints API 2.0 Now Available

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 23:02 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens Developer Program team is happy to announce the availability of version 2.0 of our QuickPrints API.  This updated API applies only to those integraitons that have been completed with our direct API and not one of our SDK variations.  

 Highlights of the QuickPrints API 2.0 include:

  ·        Support for Web Channel based photo print checkout

  ·        Support for Mobile Browser based photo print checkout 

  ·        Supports navigation to originating site after checkout completion

  ·        Ability to upload images to Walgreens Storage via REST approach 

  ·        Overall more seamless and simpler API integration than past versions 


To learn more about the QuickPrints API 2.0, check out our updated API Documentation.

Introducing Moments for iPad

Mon, 12/02/2013 - 22:43 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is excited to welcome Moments for iPad as one of our first third party developer apps to integrate our Photo Book product offering and also one of two winners of our Fall 2013 QuickPrints Developer Contest!

Moments ( lets you highlight life’s best moments with easy-to-make photo books that create a lasting memory just by swiping and tapping, using the photos in your Facebook, Dropbox or iPad. The application, available for iPad, lets you print your photo book with same day pickup to over 4,000 Walgreens locations.

“The QuickPrints API by Walgreens is great for Moments since we only had to focus on creating a great app: they take care of the bricks and mortar part of photo book printing, including payments and customer service” said Amit Sherman, CEO and Founder of Moments. “This is why we could focus on creating a simple application, built for mobile, for the creation of striking photo books that are real simple to make”.


Create your first photo book gift this holiday season by downloading the Moments iPad app today!


Announcing the QuickPrints Developer Contest Winners!

Mon, 12/02/2013 - 22:25 - Drew Schweinfurth

Back in July of this year, we launched a developer contest geared around promoting integrations of our newest creative photo products with the QuickPrints API.  The contest was scheduled to run over a period of months in order to give developers ample time to work on not only the integration of our API, but also the overall user experience which would optimize the ability to put together a creative photo product on a mobile device.

The Walgreens API team was very impressed with all of the applications that were developed during the course of the contest and hope that many of those applications continue to be worked on and eventually join our family of live QuickPrints integrations.  That being said, we did decide on the winners of our contest and are excited to let everyone check them out today.

The winners of our Fall 2013 QuickPrints Developer Contest are Moments and tapsBook!  Each team will earn the $2,000 prize which assocaited with our contest.  Moments and tapsBook are both free applications for the iPad which are currently available Apple App Store.  Both apps allow for the creation of custom photo books to be printed with same day pickup to over 4,000 Walgreens locations across the US.

You can read more about both applications on our Integration Showcase blog and download them directly at the App Store links below.  Please help me in congratulating the teams from both Moments and tapsBook on their contest win and check out their apps today!

Moments ( is available for download for the iPad at

Tapsbook ( is avaiable for download for the iPad at

Introducing Adobe Revel

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 15:30 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is proud to introduce a new QuickPrints integration with Adobe Revel on the website.

Bring your family closer together with Revel, the private place to view and share your everyday photos. Encourage family members to add their photos, and together you'll create a library rich in family memories.

According to Mark Dahm, Principal Product Manager for the Adobe Consumer Group, "We’re excited to introduce Walgreens printing service on our site in time for the holidays. The technical team at Walgreens couldn’t have been more responsive and helpful as we integrated the service, and we released ahead of schedule, thanks to that great partnership. We look forward to expanding Walgreen printing across the consumer app family in the weeks to come."


Check out Adobe Revel and print your favorite photos today at!

Adobe Revel

Introducing tapsBook for iPad

Mon, 11/25/2013 - 20:49 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is proud to introduce tapsBook for iPad as one of our first third party developer apps to integrate our Photo Book product offering and also one of two winners of our Fall 2013 QuickPrints Developer Contest!

The tapsBook ( app is the market’s first 2-in-1 iPad app that allows you to manage photos and create story books through its seamless integrated workflow. The tapsBook app let users quickly sort through their online/offline photos, and automatically organize your photos into story books based photo's metadata using advanced machine intelligence.  


According to tapsBook's founder Sherwood Yao, "tapsBook is all about making virtual photo books as convenient as possible for our users. Our customers asked the option to quickly print their beautiful photo books as gifts. Walgreens, with a scale of 4000+ retail store nation wide offering photo book printing service,  is the only print partner out there that can provide the same day printing option for our US customers. We are pleased that customer can create a book in under a minute and pick up that book within the same day."


Create your first photo book gift today by downloading the tapsBook iPad app!