Lightroom: Colors of photos printed don't look right

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I use a laptop for post-processing (using Lightroom) and the photos I've adjusted looks okay on my laptop screen, PSP and phone. I tried printing some today using a glossy photo paper and the colors of the photos that came out looked really terrible. For example, a photo of my two sisters looked really funny because their faces were dark orange. Can someone tell me what I did wrong and/or what I should do? Thanks a lot!
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There are only about 1 billion ways to make this happen.

I suppose the most likely are that your printer has plugged-up ink-jet ports, or that your monitor is horribly out of calibration.
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Or that he specified the wrong profile for his printer/paper combination.
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Here's the photo of my sisters,

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...

If their faces look dark orange on your screens then this needs adjustment/repair/replacement I guess. :-D Our printer was purchased a couple of weeks ago and prints well so I don't think the problem is coming from there.

Here's the printer settings I used:
Settings - Photo Printing
Media Type - Glossy Photo Paper
Quality - High
Paper Size - A4
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They're a bit dark, but not super-orange.

Did you have Lightroom convert to the correct printer profile for that printer and paper type?
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Good question! Not sure if I did. Can you please tell me how? :-D