Firstly, in this process, you have to unbox your printer and all its components properly.
Using the power cable, connect your printer device to the power supply and turn your printer on.
Load the ink cartridge carefully in their apt places.
Place the pages and adjust the page tray accordingly.
Now, you have to save the initial settings of the printer. This means you have to set your preferences like language, date, location and time using the control panel.
Device Configuration for Canon Selphy Setup
The next step in this process is to configure your device to connect it to your router for network connectivity.
Turn on your printer device, and allow a few seconds for it to start. To verify that your device is on, check the power lamp.
Your printer device has a few buttons just below the screen. There is a specific button with the “Setup” icon. You have to press the “Setup” button on your printer device.
Using arrow keys navigate through the “Setup Menu” to select “Wireless Setup”.
Thereafter, you need to press the “OK” button.
In the menu for “Wireless LAN Setup” using arrow keys, navigate and select the “WPS (Push Button)”.
Later, press the “OK” button to confirm.
Now, reach out to your wireless router. On your wireless router, you have to locate the WPS Button. Press this button and hold for a few seconds. This will take a few seconds.
Within 2 mins you have to reach back to your printer device and then, press the “OK” button on your printer device.
Give your printer system a few seconds to connect to your router. As soon as it is done, the screen of your printer device will now show “Connected”. After that, you have to press the “OK” button.
Lastly, this completes the process of connecting your Wi-Fi to your printer device for Canon Selphy Setup is completed.
Downloading the driver for Canon Selphy Setup
Now you are required to Download the appropriate device software for your printer product.
For this, start your computer device, through which you wish to manage your print command on your printer. It can be any of your computer devices, like a laptop or a PC.
Here, launch a web browser. This has to be an updated version of any of the browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari or Internet Edge.
In the address bar of the web browser, you have to type “usa.canon.com” and then press enter. Locate the address bar at the top of your browser window.
You will now reach the home page of the official support site of Canon. Here look for the search bar in the top right corner of the page.
After that, in this search bar type the model number of your printer for which you want to complete the Canon Selphy Setup. After that tap the search icon.
You will now be directed to a list of various Canon Selphy products having different model numbers. From here, locate the model name of your product and then click on it.
This will take you to the detailed product information window for the product model you want to do the Canon Selphy Setup.
Here scroll down a bit and you will see a series of tabs having various choices related to your product. Click on the “Drivers and Downloads” option.
Eventually, you now see a new tabular presentation open, just below the series of tabs. Here you get detailed information about the software. This table also has space for you to enter your Operating System and language. However, the site will automatically detect the operating system of your device, but in case it doesn’t match you can enter it manually.
In this table, you are given various driver software options available as per your suitability. Click select on the “Recommended” one.
You will now see a “Download” option in this table. Click on it.
Just as you do so you will see that the driver software file starts to download on your device. Check the footer bar of your browser window to know the status of this download.
At last, this completes the process of downloading driver software for Canon Selphy Setup.
Installing the driver for Canon Selphy Setup
Just as the download completes double click on the file.
Thereafter, you will see the “User Control Wizard” will appear on your screen. Click the “Run” button here to allow the software to run on your screen.
Then, the “Welcome Window” of the software appears. Here click the “Next” button.
In the next window, you have to select the area you live in. Click on the checkbox in front of the apt place and press “Next”.
You will see the “Software License Agreement”, for accepting all terms mentioned over there, Click “Yes”.
Now, select the mode of connection that you want to opt for connecting with the printer. It is either a wireless or a USB connection. After selecting, click “Next”.
Now the software will search for the printer devices available.
Eventually, after searching it will bring a list of available printer devices. From this list, opt for the device for which you are doing the process of Canon Selphy Setup. Now, Click “Next”.
You are now prompted to enter the serial number of your printer device. This serial number is at the front panel of your device.
As a result, the installation will start. You can check the progress in the progress bar appearing on your screen.
When the progress bar completes 100%, the installation is complete and your device is now ready to take the print command.
Finally, this completes the process of Canon Selphy Setup.