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Canon Printer Setup

* Establishing Connection Between The Printer And The Network For Canon Printer Setup

  • First and foremost, ensure that your Canon printer is securely plugged into a stable “Power Source” and tuned “On”. For this, you have to check its power lamp. It must be properly lit and stable. 
  • Along with that, make sure that the “Network Access Points” or “Router” is turned ON and available for connection for Canon Printer Setup. 
  • Now, look at the printer’s Operational Panel. You will find it at the top of the printer. Here, you should search for the Wireless button. It is an easily identifiable push button with the wireless icon. 
  • Thereafter, “Press and Hold” this Wireless button until you get the signal from the indicator light which is located next to the button. It must blink once. After that, “Release” the button. 
  • Consequently, the “Indicator Light” will turn blue in color. 
  • When you get the blue “Indicator Light”. Then, “Press and Hold” the “WPS” button on your router within two minutes.
  • As a result, your printer’s “Indicator Lamp” blinks continuously. This indicates that the printer is trying to locate an available network within range.  
  • Simultaneously, the “Power Lamp” will also start blinking. 
  • Now, wait until both the lamps stop blinking, but remains lit up. During this process, the printer locates and connects to the network.
  • This connects your Canon printer securely to your “Home Network” or the “Router”.
  • However, before proceeding for installing the driver, you must run the print test to ensure it is connected to the right network.
  • As such, load your printer properly with A4 size plain paper.
  • Then, ensure that your printer is on.
  • Now, locate the “Resume/Cancel” button on your printer. Thereafter, “Press and Hold” this “Resume/Cancel” button.
  • You are required to “Hold” the “Resume/Cancel” button. Hold the button till the “Indicator Lamp” beside it blinks 15 times.
  • You must keep track of the indicator lamp’s signals. Count it accurately. Release the Resume button after fifteen blinks of the indicator lamp.
  • Consequently, your Canon printer will print a “Test Sheet” indicating the network information.
  • Hence, carefully cross-check the information on this printout. It should display the status as “Active”. Besides that, the “SSID” on this sheet must be the same as your “Network’s Name”.
  • This confirms that your Canon printer configuration process for Canon Printer Setup. 

Download Printer Driver 

  • First of all, open a preferred web browser.
  • After that, visit the Canon Printer Setup website. For this, type in canon.com/ijsetupin the address bar. 
  • Then, press the enter key on your keyboard. 
  • This will redirect you to the Canon Printer Driver Setup page.
  • Now, click the “Setup” option in order to continue with the procedure. 
  • Subsequently, a Product Selection window will display on your screen. In this window, enter your product model number in the empty field. 
  • After providing the model, hit the “Go” tab.
  • Consequently, this will open the driver downloading window. Here, you can select your Operating System for getting the desired download link.

You will get this option on the upper-right corner of the screen. Click the inverted triangle and select your desired OS from the list. 

  • Now, you can begin the downloading process by clicking the “Download” tab.
  • In the middle of the downloading process, you might get popups for saving the file, choosing the downloading location, etc. Follow-on screen instructions for successful completion of the download process. 

Installation of Printer Driver For Canon Printer Setup  

  • Before you begin with installation, you have to connect your system with the same wireless network with which your printer is connected. 
  • Now, open the Downloads folder on your system to get the downloaded setup file.
  • Then, double-click the downloaded setup file of the printer driver. 
  • After that, you will get is the User Account Control window seeking your permission for the installation. Click on the “Yes” tab to permit. 
  • Consequently, it will open the Canon Printer Installation Wizard.  
  • The Canon Printer Setup window will provide you with the option to set your preferred language. For this, click on the Language and select the language of your choice. 
  • Then, click on “Next”. 
  • The following window will prompt to confirm your “Connection Method”. Hence, select between the “Wireless LAN Connection” and the “USB Connection” method.
  • Make sure that your printer is turned on. Here you must make sure that the printer’s Power Lamp is properly lit and stable. 
  • Thereafter, click “Ok”
  • Consequently, it will search for your Canon printer on the network. Once the printer is detected. Then, it will proceed with the installation process. As such, you should follow on-screen instructions to complete the process. 
  • In case, if you have already connected your printer to your network, select it from the list within the “Printers on the network list” window. After that, click on the “Next” to start the software installation. 
  • Subsequently, enter the serial number of your printer in the respected field. After that, click on the “Next” button.
  • After that, the installation process of your Canon printer begins. The following window will keep you updated about the installation status with a “Progress Bar”. Hence, wait for the process to complete.
  • Thereafter, you will get the “License Agreement” window. Hence, read the details carefully. Then, click on “Yes” to consent for the same.
  • After this, it will take you to the Firewall Settings window. Hence, ensure that “Deactivate the Block” is selected. Thereafter, click “Next”.
  • In the “Allow All Install Wizard Processes” window, click on the “Next” tab.
  • As a result, the software will start installing in your device. Wait for the process to complete. 
  • After that, the “Print Test” window will appear. Run the test by clicking the “Execute” button and follow the on-screen instructions. For the test run, make sure your printer is loaded with papers.
  • Now, the “Setup Complete” window will appear. Here, you have to click on the Next tab. 
  • In case, if you want to register your product, click on the Next tab. 
  •   Subsequently, it will take you to the Extended Survey Program. Here, you will get two options. You may either Agree or Disagree with it. As such, select appropriately.
  • In the end, click on the “Exit” tab in order to complete the installation process