Quick Guide on Connecting the Canon printer on Mac

In this article, we have explained the ways by which you can connect Canon printer to your Mac devices easily.

Steps to Connect Canon Printer To Wireless Network

  • Turn on your Canon printer.

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  • Now tap on the Wi-Fi button and hold it until the alarm lamp blinks once.

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  • Here a light in a wifi lamp must blink in blue color. As soon as it happens go to the router and click on the WPS button.

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Make sure to press the button for two minutes or else the connection will be disrupted.
  • If the Wi-Fi light blinks, it means that the printer is searching for the available networks.
  • Once the Wi-Fi connects to the wireless router, the power lamp and the Wi-Fi lamp will blink.
  • Now, wait patiently for the connection to be completed. Once connected, the power light and Wi-Fi lamp will stop blinking.
  • Now you will need to download Canon printer driver.
  • Thereafter install the driver setup by following the onscreen steps.
  • After completion of setup, you printer will be ready for use.

Setup a Wireless Canon Printer to Mac

  • Go to Apple Menu> System Preferences, the System Preferences window opens and you have to double-click on “Print & Scan.”

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  • As the “Print & Scan” window opens, click on the “Plus Sign” at the left side corner to add the printer.

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  • A fresh window will open where you have to click on the Default tab to select the printer automatically. If you don’t find the name there, you have to do it manually by clicking on the IP tab.

Now click on the IP button located at the top after the Default button for filling up the information about the printer you wish to add. There, a list of printers is provided from which you need to select the device. This applies only if the name of the printer does not appear automatically. In this case, it will be your Canon printer that you will select.

  • Finally, click on the “Add” button and the printer will appear on your list.

How to Add a Canon Printer to a Mac?

  • Update the software on your Mac so that the Mac has the most recent printer drivers available.
  • Load the printer with paper and ink or toner and connect it to the Mac. Then, power on the printer.
  • Connect the printer to the Mac using the USB cable that came with the printer.
  • Download any new software the printer requests and install it. You won’t receive this message if no new software is needed.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the software update. You may be instructed to restart the Mac.

Test that the printer is attached using the same method used to test AirPrint printers. Open a document and select File > Print. You should see the printer name in the field next to Printer. If not, select Add Printer and select the printer from the list of available printers.

What are you waiting for? Try it now and start printing from your Mac devices!