Unboxing and Connecting your Canon Printer

This guide will teach you to perform the Start Cannon set up successfully. All procedural steps are clearly specified. You must follow the process attentively to minimize the error and to complete the process.

Step 1: First-time Setup of your Canon Printer

  • Begin with the unboxing of your Printer. Remove all the wrapping material including tapes, plastics, etc.
  • Then, take the printer out of the box. Uncover it by removing the plastic wrapped around it and place it in a preferred location.
  • Now, take out all the accessories that have been received. Using the user manual, attach all the cables and other materials to complete the primary setup.
  • Once the power cord is attached, turn your printer on. To turn it on, press the power button which you can easily locate on the control panel.
  • Next, you need to fill in the ink cartridge in your printer. The ink must be installed very carefully to avoid wastage. You are recommended to take the help of the instructions printed in the user manual for the ink installation.
  • The final step is to load the papers. The papers you load in your printer should be in the portrait orientation. Loading them in landscape orientation might result in paper jam issues.

Step 2: How to Connect Power Cable & Display Settings

  • To connect the new Canon printer to the power supply, use the original power cable that comes in the pack.
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  • Now, establish a secure connection between the canon printer and the wall outlet.
  • Then, turn on your printer and wait for the LCD to power up.
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  • Here, you can change the basic preferences for your canon printer.
  • These changes include your location, date, time, and language.
  • If your brother printer does not have a display or touch screen, you can change these settings during the driver installation.

Step 3: How to Download & Install the Canon Printer?

For installing the Canon printer driver and software, you can use either the driver installation CD/DVD from the pack or the website.

We strongly recommend the website for installing the Canon printer driver and software, as it is the latest version. For CD installation or Website installation, follow the steps below:

  • Initially, download the Canon Printer setup driver from the website or run the installation CD.
  • Then, follow the instructions on the driver installation screen and proceed with the process.
  • Now, connect the computer to the printer when the wizard prompts
  • Here, you can use either the USB cable connection or the wireless connection.
  • After that, install the additional software on the list of available software if necessary.
  • Finally, complete the Canon Printer Driver installation process and print a test file.

Step 4: How to Check the IP Address of the Canon printer?

For making the changes in the printer settings via a web browser, you might need your printer’s IP address. There are several other uses too. In case, you want to check your printer’s IP address, you have to:

  • Press the “WiFi” button from the printer’s control panel. Hold the button until the WiFi lamp lights up.
  • Now, press the “Color” button followed by pressing the “WiFi” button two times consecutively.
  • Next, you are required to print the printer settings. For this, press the “Color” button one more time.
  • When your print is out, take a look at the information. You will find your IP address printed right there.

Step 5: How to Load Paper on a Tray?

Once completing the cartridge installation, the next step is to load papers into the paper trays. For this, you can use any supported media. However, for the first-time setup, we strongly recommend the US letter-sized papers.

  • To begin with loading papers into the paper tray, open the paper tray.
  • Here check for any tapes or packing material. If any, get rid of them.
  • Then, take a bunch of U.S Letter-sized papers and place them on the tray.
  • Here, ensure that the papers are not wrinkled, torn, or dirty.
  • Then, align the edges of the papers according to the lines along with the tray.
  • Finally, close the paper tray and wait for the machine to load them automatically.

You can now perform the print test by following the instructions and completing the start cannon driver installation.