Canon Pixma printer setup

To do the Canon Pixma printer setup for the first time, you need to unpack the printer and its accessories from the package. Install the setup ink cartridge into the respective slots and the printer starts to print an alignment page. If you want to print files from your computer, install the required printer driver on it.

Canon pixma printer setup

Canon Pixma unboxing setup & installation Guidelines

  • Remove the contents from the printer’s package and keep them aside for the Canon Pixma printer setup process.
  • You will get an installation CD, power cord, setup cartridges, and a get started guide in the printer’s package.
  • Before you start the setup and installation of the printer, go through the user manual.
  • Start the process by connecting the printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied Power cord.
  • Press the Power button and turn it on for the Canon setup process.
  • If the printer prompts to set the preferences on the control panel, do it and proceed with the steps that follow.
  • Now, unpack the setup ink cartridges from the box and remove the protective materials from it.
  • Install them into the respective slots one by one.
  • As soon as you install the cartridges, the Canon Pixma printer starts to print an alignment page.
  • Load paper into the input tray and proceed to install the printer driver for the Canon Pixma printer setup process.
  • Go to the manufacturer’s site and choose the Pixma printers section.
  • Select the printer model and navigate to the Driver & Downloads section.
  • Choose your computer’s OS version and click the Download button.
  • After you download the driver, install it on your computer.
  • During the Canon printer software installation, choose an appropriate Connection Type.
  • Select either the USB cable or Wireless connection option based on your requirement.
  • If you are going with the USB cable connection, connect it into the respective ports.
  • If you have chosen Wireless Connection, position the printer closer to the router or access point.
  • Now, do a test print from your computer to check if you have installed the driver properly and the Canon Pixma printer setup is done.

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