- Install and Set up Your Canon Printer Model

How to Download, Setup and Install Canon Drivers and Software from

Canon drivers and software must be the latest to set up a Canon printer, hence follow the given steps and install the latest Canon drivers and software;

  • Step 1: Launch the web browser and visit the canon site -

  • Step 2: You will now see different options including Set up and manuals. Hence click the “Set Up” tab.

  • Step 3: Here, either choose the printer type from the given options or enter the direct model number of your model.

  • Step 4: You can also select the model name and find your product from the bottom.

  • Step 5: Press Enter or tap on Go and go to the next page.

  • Step 6: Choose the country/region here and hit Start.

  • Step 7: Look for the Canon drivers, software, and Firmware, and Choose the setup you need to download.

  • Step 8: Click Download, save the file, and run the installer by following prompts.

Easiest way for Canon Printer Drivers Installation

Canon IJ Printer Driver Installation

Follow the given step-by-step procedure to install the printer driver from

  • First of all, open the Downloads or your preferred folder on your Windows computer. In case you are a Mac user, open Finder and then click on the Downloads folder which is located at the left side corner of the screen.

  • Now, you need to search for the Canon setup file.

  • Once you locate the file, double-click the file and it will show you a pop-up box of Security Warning. Click on the Run button given in the pop-up box and it will start extracting the files.

  • Afterward, the pop-up box of User Account Control will appear on your screen asking you- Do you want to allow this app to make necessary changes to your computer? Click on the Yes button.

  • The main screen of the program will appear on your screen. Click on the Language tab and select your preferred language by clicking on the drop-down menu box.

  • To return back on the main screen, click on the Back button given there. Then, click on the Next button which is given at the bottom-right corner of the window.

  • If you are installing the software on Mac, it will show you a pop-up box asking you to enter your Mac credentials. Hence type your Mac Username and Password into their respective fields and then click on the OK button.

  • Then, the Connection Method Selection window will be shown on your screen. Select between the Wireless or USB connection method and then click on the Next button.

  • In the next window, select your Place of Residence by clicking on the drop-down menu box. Then click on the Next button.

  • By doing so, the Software Installation List will appear on your screen. Select the software that you want to install and then click on the Next button given at the bottom-right corner of the window.

  • Now the End User License Agreement window will be displayed on your screen. Review all the terms and conditions of the agreement carefully and if you accept the agreement, click the Yes button. But if you click No, the software installation will be canceled.

  • Sometimes a firewall or anti-virus software may show alert dialogs during the installation of Canon Products. To proceed with the installation process, select the allow option and then click on the Next button given there.

  • It will start installing the selected software. Once the installation is completed, click on the Next button which is given at the bottom-right corner of the window.

  • Next, the program will begin searching for your printer. Make sure that your printer is connected to the same network as your printer. Once your printer is detected, the next screen will display the model of your printer and the name of your wireless network.

  • Afterward, the recommended driver for your printer will start installing. As the installation process may take a few minutes so need to wait till the driver gets successfully installed.

  • Once the driver is installed, it will take you to the Add Printer window. Select your printer from the list and then click on the Add button.

  • Now, the Test Print window will be shown on your screen. To perform the test, you need to click on the Execute button given there. Then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process for printing a page. Also, your printer must be loaded with plain A-4 size paper. But if you do not want to run the test, click on the Next button given at the bottom-right corner of the window.

  • At last, “Setup Complete” window will appear on your screen. Click on the Finish button and this completes the Canon IJ printer setup from

How do I set up a canon USB printer?

Follow the below guidelines and setup the Canon USB Printer.

  • Assemble your Canon Printer by following manual instructions.

  • Use USB and connect the printer to the system.

  • The installation will start automatically.

  • For manual installation, you may need to download an inkjet setup from the site.

  • Double-click on the file and follow prompts.

  • Setup is completed, you can try printing now.

Canon Ij Setup Connection Guide

If you’ve just received your wireless canon product, how do you set up this Canon printer wirelessly? Check below the complete guidelines to follow for wireless setup.

  • Prepare your printer – Unpack your ij printer and configure it in a manner that can start or turn on your model.

  • Download Canon printer drivers – Go to Canon/ijsetup and download the most updated version of Canon drivers.

  • Connect printer to WiFi – On your printer, press the WiFi button and release it when a steady orange flashlight appears.

  • Push WPS button – After the orange light flashes, press the WPS button within 2 min on your wireless router.

  • Wait for steady blue and green flashlights – When these lights lits, release the WPS button, which means your printer is connected to the wireless network.

  • Canon ij setup installation – Open the file you downloaded from Cannon/ijsetup and double-click to begin the installation.

  • Select connection type – During canon ij setup, click “I Agree” when licensing terms prompts. Thereafter, choose Wireless Connection type.

  • Finish the setup process – Follow the remaining steps on your installation window. When Test Print appears, close the window.

For more information, contact canon printer support.