How to Install Canon Printer

How to Install Canon Printer

Step-1: Unbox

  • Take out the Canon printer from the box. The other printer components are provided with the printer, keep them safe for later use.
  • Clear all the packaging materials and remove the protective tapes & covers from the printer.
  • Check for the protective materials inside the printer and remove them.

Step-2: Power On

  • Connect the power cord to the printer then plug it to an electrical wall socket.
  • Press the power button on the operational panel to turn on the printer.

Step-3: Basic settings

  • Now, the printer’s screen turns up; select the language of your choice.
  • Go through the instructions and choose the appropriate options.
  • Set the date and time settings on the screen.

Step-4: Install the ink cartridge

  • Open the front cover of the printer to install the ink cartridges and wait till the print carriage stops at a position.
  • Unwrap the ink cartridge from the plastic packet.
  • Peel off the tape covering the metal contacts, but do not try to touch the contacts.
  • Insert the ink cartridge into the correct slots and press until the cartridge snaps in a position.
  • Repeat the same steps to install all the other cartridges in the printer.

Step-5: Feed paper

  • Pull out the paper input tray or cassette from the printer.
  • Shift the paper edge guide to the extent of the tray by sliding.
  • Then, neatly stack the paper in the paper tray with its printing face down.
  • Adjust paper guides to the paper edges such that the paper is held in a position, but see that the paper does not bend or fold.
  • Slowly push the paper tray back into the printer.
  • Extend the output paper support.
  • On the printer’s display, change the paper settings.

Step-6: Fax connection

  • Use the telephone line cable to connect to the wall jack and the LINE port on the printer.
  • Make the fax settings on the printer display screen and save it.

Step-7: Install Canon driver

  • The printer driver assists in controlling and managing the printer, so install the driver on the computer.
  • Insert the installation disc to the computer and run the installation process.
  • Another way is to download the driver from the official website of the printer and install the software.