Canon Mf642cdw Printer

The Canon MF642CDW is a multi-functioning printer that can print, copy, scan, send, and the print speed is up to 22 ppm. The compatible operating system can be Windows and Mac. The monthly recommended page volume can be 150 to 2,500 pages. This printer has mobile printing capacity like Apple AirPrint, Canon Print Business, Morpia Print Service, Google Cloud Print.

In this blog, we are about to explain the Canon printer setup, Canon MF642cdw wireless setup, Canon mf642cdw scan to email, and Canon mf642cdw troubleshooting solutions.

First Time Setup of my Canon MF642cdw Printer

Proceed with the guidelines below to set up your Canon MF642dw printer:

  • At first, peel off the tape that is stuck on the printer package by making use of a knife or scissors.
  • Flip its flaps back and smoothly take out the printer from the Canon package.
  • And place the Canon MF642dw printer on a flat
  • After that, you must verify for the significant contents like ink cartridges, power cables, reference guide, setup poster, CD ROM for installation.
  • Now, clear off the packing materials like the styrofoams, over protective covers from the Canon MF642dw
  • And ensure that you send them to be recycled.
  • Secondly, you have to power up the Canon MF642dwprinter, to begin with, the Canon MF642cdw wireless setup
  • Fix one end of the power cable to the back of the Canon MF64dw printer and the other end to the electrical
  • Now, turn on your Canon printer by pressing the power button on the printer front.
  • Then proceed with installing the ink cartridges and loading the papers into the tray.
  • You must load the ink cartridges in to their respective position.
  • And for that, firstly, unpack the ink cartridge that came along with the printer package.
  • Further, ensure to clear off the tapes that are stuck on it.
  • And then, take the ink cartridges and steadily input them one by one in to the position and wait to hear its locking sound.
  • Secondly, you should dust a pile of paper.
  • Pull out the input paper tray of the Canon MF642dw printer and place the paper in to them.
  • On the other hand, adjust its width guides and check to extend the output tray.
  • Lastly, the Canon MF642dw printer will look at these actions and will print the alignment page.
  • Check for the alignment, and start with the Canon mf642cdw wireless setup. 

How to connect My Canon MF642dw printer to my wireless network?

Canon MF642cdw wireless setup
Canon MF642cdw wireless setup

The following guidelines can help you to connect the Canon MF642dw printer to WiFi:

  • At first, you must choose Menu in the home screen of the Canon printer control panel to start with the Canon mf642cdw wireless setup.
  • After that, select Preferences and then choose the Network option.
  • If the sign in screen pops up, input the right ID and PIN.
  • Secondly, choose the Wireless LAN Settings option.
  • If you see the ‘Do you want to enable the wireless LAN’ message, you must choose Yes.
  • Moreover, view the message that is shown, and then choose OK.
  • Next, you must select the SSID Settings.
  • Now, choose Select Access Point.
  • The Canon MF642dw printer will start searching for available wireless networks.
  • Likewise, pick the wireless LAN.
  • And then, select the router and choose Next.
  • Thirdly, key in the network key and select Apply and then choose Yes.
  • Further, you must wait until the message Connected is shown on the Canon printer’s control panel.
  • Now, select Close and wait till the IP ID and other things are set.
  • And this shall complete the Canon mf642cdw wireless setup.

Downloading and Installing the Canon MF642dw printer driver

The following steps can enable you to download and install the Canon MF642dw printer driver:

  • At first, you must visit the Canon support site to get the Canon mf642cdw driver.
  • Now, input the model number into the find bar and select it from the list that shows up.
  • After that, tap the GO option to move to the Drivers & Downloads section of your model.
  • Secondly, choose your Operating System from the pull -down list on the Drivers & Downloads section.
  • Moreover, tap choose near the printer driver and then tap Download.
  • And then, the driver file will begin with the downloading process.
  • Once after the downloading process, access to the downloads location and double click the driver file to start with the installation.
  • On the first window of the Canon MF Printer Driver Installer, Opt to Continue.
  • And then, Click on the Agree option to accept the license and proceed with the installation.
  • Next, tap install, to begin with, the installation process.
  • Provide the User name and password if prompted and then click Install software.
  • Finally, once after the successful installation of the software, click Close.
  • This completes the downloading process of the Canon MF642 printer driver and installation of the same on your operating system.

Adding My Canon Printer driver

The following guidelines can help you to add the Canon printer to your computer device:

  • At first, access the System Preferences folder and click the Printers and Scanners icon.
  • Tap on the + symbol in the to add a printer.
  • After that, click on the Add Printer or Scanner option.
  • Moreover, now you must choose your printer.
  • After selecting the Canon printer, the user name and use lines down will automatically get filled in.
  • And Finally, click the Add option to begin the process.
  • Next, You can see your Canon MF642dw printer in the Printers & Scanners window.

How to start with Canon MF642cdw Scan to Email?

The following guidelines can help you with Canon mf642cdw scan to email:

Scan to email from MFP 

  • At first, on the MFP, choose Additional functions option to start with Canon mf642cdw scan to email. 
  • Next, under that, you must choose System Settings.
  • Secondly, you should select the Network Settings option.
  • After that, in the Network settings, scroll and choose Email/ Fax.
  • Thirdly, in the Email/ Fax, add the address to the email server from the SMTP server settings.
  • Moreover, add the email address you will make use to send an email from the copier.
  • Now, make sure to leave the pop settings blank, as you will not require these to send the copier’s email.
  • If the email account that you are using wants authorization, then select authent/encryption.
  • Further, scroll down Use SMTP Authentication, and add the details for the
  • The email account that you are going to make use of
  • Finally, Once after filling in the details correctly, you must be able to set send documents via email from the MFP

Canon MF642 Printer Troubleshooting

Here is a list of problems and fixes for the Canon MF642 Printer:

Devices linked using a USB do not recognize automatically.

  • At first, you must power off the Canon printer and proceed with the Canon mf642cdw troubleshooting. 
  • Next, when the USB connection screen appears, power on the Canon printer.
  • After that, right click Windows option and choose Device Manager from the list.
  • Now, right click the name of the device and choose to uninstall the device from the menu that pops up.
  • Once when you see the prompt box confirming the uninstallation process, click OK.
  • Secondly, disconnect the USB cable from the computer and restart the computer.
  • Finally, you must uninstall the Canon printer driver and reinstall it after some time.

Cannot install Canon driver 

  • This can happen if the Canon printer driver is not installed as per the guidelines.
  • First of all, right click the Windows icon and choose Device Manager from the menu.
  • After that, choose the name of the device and opt for the Uninstall device.
  • And now, you will get the confirmation prompt box, where you will click OK.
  • Moreover, you must disconnect the USB power cable from the computer.
  • Then, make sure to restart the computer once after that.
  • Finally, you must uninstall the driver from your computer and ensure that you reinstall it.
  • And then check for the solution to this issue. 

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