One of the essential MyQ functions is to identify the owner of a sent print job. You can select from a number of identification options. The most common way is to identify the user as the OS account where the job was sent from (Job sender). If there are many users who send their jobs from one account, you can use one of the three authentication options: prompt for a PIN/card, prompt for a username and password or prompt the user to select from a list.

Apart from the above-mentioned options, MyQ offers several advanced identification options that can be used in special cases, such as if you want to use a DNS server to identify the user's computer or detect the user from the job name.

The available user detection methods are: