How to set up canon wireless printer
Printer set up should be done with at most care by following a set of instructions in a proper sequence. Depending on the model, the printer can be set up on a wired or wireless connection. The printer set up involves the printer’s hardware setup, driver installation and then establishing a connection between the printer and your computer and it fulfill the guide on how to set up canon wireless printer.
Setting up a wireless connection for Canon printer
- Unbox the printer and clear all the packaging material from it.
- Raise the scanning unit cover and fix it on the support.
- Remove any safety material and close the scanning unit.
- Raise the paper input tray and tilt it back until it fixes to a position, and remove any safety material in the tray. Load enough paper into the tray.
- Connect the Canon printer to a power supply using the power cord.
- Install ink cartridges into the printer.
- Install the recent printer driver on your computer.
- Select the Wireless connection type during installation. Complete the set up and try to print from your computer.
Descriptive instructions for setting up Canon wireless printer
Peel the sealing on the carton, opens up the flaps and pull the cover containing the printer from the box and prefer a flat surface for placing the printer. Make sure the box comprises all the printer accessories. Now remove all the packaging material from the printer by following the guide on how to set up canon wireless printer.
Open the scanner lid and remove any cover on the platen. Pull the paper input tray out and clear all the packaging material from it. Place enough paper in the tray. Now unwrap the power cord and plug one of it into the printer’s rear and the other end to the wall outlet.
Turn on the Canon printer and wait for the initialization process to complete. Select your language, region, date, and time on the printer’s control panel. Unpack the new ink cartridges and peel the protective tapes on it. Do not shake or drop the cartridges, and never attempt to touch the nozzles or contacts of the cartridges.
Lift the printer’s scanner unit and wait for the cartridge holder to move to the left. Insert the cartridge into the printer. Close the scanning unit. The hardware setup is now complete. The next step is to obtain a connection between the printer and your computer.
Install the printer driver on your computer. Unplug any USB or Ethernet cable from the printer and Insert the installation disc into the computer. If the driver on the CD is incompatible with the operating system of your computer, click the link below to download the most recent version of the printer driver.
Double-click the .exe file if your computer runs on Windows and double-click the .dmg file if you are using Mac. Follow the prompts on the installer and select the Wireless connection type when prompted.
Now click the ‘Connect to the network’ option and select the Cablesless setup in the next screen that appears. Press the Printer’s Wi-Fi button when the Connection via Cableless setup screen appears.
Click Next on the installer screen and agree to the terms of the installer when prompted. Finally, click Complete to end the setup process. Try to print a test page to verify the setup which resolves the query of how to set up canon wireless printer.