Canon printers are known for their ease of use and the cakewalk that is their setup. Setting up a Canon printer doesn’t take more than 15 minutes, while people spend a whole afternoon trying to get their competitor’s printers working. It also doesn’t hurt that Canon printers are usually very affordable, and are compatible with third-party cartridges and ink, unlike other printers. In this piece, we’ll take you through the setup process of a Canon printer, and if you have any questions, please call us on our Canon printer support phone number and we’ll walk you through the setup.
Here are the steps involved.
- Unboxing the Canon printer.
- Connect the printer to the internet.
- Download and install the device driver on your computer.
- During the installation, connecting the printer to your computer.
That’s it! That’s all the installation process is!
Unboxing the Canon Printer
Canon printers usually come equipped with the accessories that one might need to print. Ideally, irrespective of the printer model, your Canon printer packaging must include the printer, the USB cable that you can connect your printer to the computer with a few cartridges to use and the CD for installing the device driver.
If you do not have the disk for installation, that shouldn’t be a problem. This is because all of the drivers are already available on the internet. But, which one is preferrable? Installing the device driver from the internet?
If the CD is too outdated, this driver might not even work properly and result in a malfunctioning printer. However, you have to be careful about where to download the device drivers from. A few websites can easily trick you into downloading a virus! If you need help figuring out where to download the device drivers from, please call us on our Canon printer support phone number and we’ll guide you through it.
Set the printer up
After you unbox the printer, please connect the printer to power. Insert a few papers to the input tray, and leave it there. The next thing to do is to open the cartridge lid and load the cartridges that came with the printer. After this, you should see your printer trying to adjust the printer’s print head according to where the paper is, and will start printing a sample sheet.
Please take a look at the sample printer. If there are issues with the color, or indentation or if there is a mild decoloration in the paper, please contact us via our Canon printer support phone number and we’ll have a closer look. That shouldn’t be an issue, so meanwhile, continue the installation process.
Downloading the device driver in the computer
For this, in your computer’s browser, please surf and find the Canon’s website or some other trustworthy site that you can download the printer’s device drivers from. After you reach the page, you will be asked two things. One the printer’s model number. Two, the operating system in which your computer runs on. If you need help finding your printer’s device driver, please let us know via our Canon printer support phone number.
Installing the driver and connecting the printer to the computer
After you download the device driver, you will have to install it with an administrator’s permission. During the installation, the Canon installation wizard will take care of the on-screen instructions. You will just have to follow these on-screen instructions and complete the setup process. Also, you will have to connect the printer to the computer during the installation process, when the installer asks for the device. Please connect the printer to the computer using the USB cable that came with the packaging, and please do not use any hubs or adaptors.
After the installation process is complete you can test print a sheet from your computer. If you need to connect to the WiFi, please switch on the WiFi in your printer, and use the LCD to select the network to connect your printer to. If the network is password protected then you will have enter it to connect the printer to the internet. After you do that, your printer will be online!
If you have any questions regarding any of the steps involved in the printer setup, please call us on our Canon printer support phone number +1-844-898-6210 and we will help you it!