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Canon Wireless Printer Setup

Canon Wireless Printer Setup Network Configuration

  1. First of all, you have to go through the hardware setup of your Canon printer. For this, unbox your printer and remove all the packaging material and tapes from it. Then, attach the power cord to the printer and power outlet. Also, insert papers in the paper tray along with the ink in your printer. 
  2.  Further, you have to turn on your printer by pressing its power button. 
  3. Then, press the “Menu” button from the control panel of your printer. 
  4. After that, you have to use the navigation keys and select the “Wireless LAN/WLAN Setup” for Canon wireless printer setup. 
  5. Next, you have to press the “Ok” button. 
  6. Thereafter, you will be asked to select the Wireless LAN Setup method. Select the “Standard Setup” option. For selecting, use the navigation keys and press “Ok”.
  7. Now, your printer will list the nearby wireless networks. 
  8. Using the navigation keys, select the preferred network with which you want to connect your printer and press “Ok”.
  9. Afterwards, you have to enter the password of the selected wireless network. Press “Ok” to begin with entering the password. Carefully enter the password for the Canon printer setup network configuration. 
  10. Then, press the “Ok” button to continue with the setup process. 
  11. This will begin the connecting process. 
  12. Once your printer gets successfully connected to the network, you will get the completion message on your screen. Here, press the “Ok” button to conclude the process.  

Download Printer Driver For Canon Wireless Printer Setup

  1. First and foremost, access a web browser on your device. You can access any of the web browsers. For instance, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer. 
  2. Further, visit the official website of the Canon printers. For this, you have to enter “”. You must enter the URL carefully and then press the “Enter” key. 
  3. In the next window, you have to enter your product model in the search field located on the top-right corner of the screen. After entering, you have to click the Go tab. 
  4. Then, select your Canon product from the list to proceed further with the process. 
  5. After that, scroll down the screen and click the “Drivers & Downloads” tab. 
  6. Thereafter, select the Operating System for which you want to download the software. 
  7. Once you are done with selecting, then the download links will appear as per the operating system and printer. Select the preferred driver and click the download link. 
  8. By doing so, the download process will begin. You have to wait for the completion of the process. 
  9. After the process gets completed, the file will get saved in the Downloads folder. 

* Installation

  1. First and foremost, you have to open the Downloads folder on your system.
  2. After that, locate and double-click the Canon wireless printer setup file of Canon that you have downloaded.  
  3. Now, you will get a User Account Control pop-up on your window asking you to permit the Canon wireless printer setup application to make the required changes on your system. For permitting, you have to hit the “Yes” option. 
  4. Then, you have to press the “Next” button from the welcome window in order to proceed further. In this window, you can also make the changes in the program’s language by clicking the “Language” tab. 
  5. Further, Mac users will be asked to enter their Mac administrator’s username and password. Carefully enter the credentials in their respective fields and then, click the “Install Helper” button. 
  6. Afterwards, you will be asked to select the connection method for your printer and system from Wired LAN Connection and USB Connection. For Canon wireless printer setup, you have to select Wired LAN Connection. This method requires you to connect your system and the printer both with the same wireless network.  
  7. Once you are done with selecting the method, you have to ensure that your printer is turned on. Consequently, the application will start searching for your printer. 
  8. In the next window, you have to select your printer and then, press the “Next” tab. 
  9. After the successful establishment of the connection, you will get a window to select the country or the region you are living in. Select and tap “Next”. 
  10. Thereafter, the Software Selection window will appear on your window asking you to select the software you want to install on your device. Make the preferred selection and press the “Next” option.  
  11. Then, read the License Agreement appearing on your screen. You must read the whole document carefully to know the terms and conditions you are going to bind with. After reading, you have to accept the document. For this, tap the “Yes” option.
  12. In the next window, Canon wants you to allow the installation wizard processes by selecting the “Next” tab. 
  13. This will initiate the software installation process. The installation will take a few minutes to get completed. Hence, wait patiently.  
  14. After the successful completion of the software installation, Canon will detect your printer. Make sure your printer and computer are well connected. 
  15. In the next window, you will get an option to execute the Print Head Alignment. In order to do so, you have to tap the “Execute” button. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process successfully. 
  16. Further, press the “Next” tab. 
  17. Then, you will get a setup completion message on your screen. To proceed further, click the “Next” tab. 
  18. Afterwards, you will be asked to register your printer by pressing the “Next” tab. However, you can also conclude the Canon Wireless Printer Setup process by clicking the “Cancel” tab. 
  19. In case you have opted for the product registration, then, after registration, you will get the Extended Survey Program on your screen. Read the whole document and click “Agree” to participate in it. You can also click the “Do Not Agree” tab to proceed further. 
  20. Thereafter, you can perform the “Print Test”. For this, you have to hit the “Execute” tab and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the print test process. 
  21. Once completed, come back to the Canon Printer Setup wizard and hit “Next”. 
  22. By doing so, the setup procedure will get completed. After the completion of the process, you will get the completion message window. Here, you have to hit the “Exit” tab to come out of the wizard.