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Canon Printer setup & installation: canon.com/ijsetup

All-in-one Canon Inkjet printers are suitable for home, business, school, and others to improve productivity. Depending on your requirement, it offers a type printer including PIXMA, SELPHY, MAXIFY, etc. Some factors need to be in mind while choosing an inkjet printer for you. Later, you can easily set up your Canon printer through drivers from canon.com/ijsetup, wireless connection, USB, and a few components.

What can you do with Canon inkjet printers?   

Print, scan, and copy are the three main features of inkjet models. But for supported printers, you can use duplex printing and fax when required. Canon Inkjet printers are compatible with multiple devices, including Windows, Mac, Smartphones, Tablets, Linux (a few models), and Chromebook. Once you set up the Canon model, you can easily go for mobile printing, laptop printing, Chromebook printing, and more. To start the setup process, follow the guidelines shown here.

A Quick Guide to Canon Printer Setup

Canon printer setup

Make sure your printer hardware is configured.

On your PC browser, go to canon.com/ijsetup.

Click Set Up.

Using your Canon IJ printer model, the download printer software.

Double click to install it.

Connect a network to your printer and PC.

Finish the Canon IJ printer setup.

How to Setup Canon Printer Wirelessly




Two main points are important in setting up Canon models and one is – Canon printer driver downloads, and the other is hardware setup. You can swap both first and last. We’ll install the software first, then hardware setup.

Step 1 – Prepare Your Canon Printer

Ensure you already have set up your canon printer hardware with a power connection. Next, configure the hardware screen and prepare your printer.

Step 2 – Go to Canon Official Webpage

Open a web browser on your PC or laptop, enter canon.com/ijsetup URL on the web search address tab, and click “Set Up (Start Here)” to jump next.

Step 3 – Enter Your Canon Printer Model

See your printer’s front or top to find the model name, then enter it on the canon official site when the model name box appears. You also can scroll down the page and select your Canon printer.

Step 4 – Click Download To Start Software Download

You are on the Download page, hence check or select the current OS from the right top. Then, click on the “Download” tab and select an option like Save, Save As prompts.

Step 5 – Tap WiFi or Select “Wireless LAN” on Your Printer

This step is dependable on your Printer type. If the printer has a direct button, then Press “Direct,” otherwise, press the “WiFi” or WPS button or select “Wireless LAN” from the display.

Step 6 – Press the WPS button on Your Wireless Router

Make sure your router is turned on, then push the WPS button. The lights will blink to connect the WiFi/wireless network with your inkjet printer.

Step 7 – WiFi Is Connected To Your Printer

If you see stable WiFi lights on your printer or a “Connected” status, the canon model is connected to WiFi or a wireless network.

Step 8 – Run The Installer File On Your PC, Laptop

Now, find the file location that you downloaded from ij.start.canon and double-click to start the installation on your PC. Make sure you accept software license terms.

Step 9 – Select Installation Connection Method

The installation screen shows a few connection methods, hence you have to select WPS or wireless connection method option and follow on-screen instructions.

Step 10 – Finish the Canon Printer Wireless Setup

If the printer list appears, select your Printer model name and add it to your system. You can otherwise add the printer manually from the start menu. You are done with Canon Inkjet Wireless Printer Setup.

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