Manual to Canon IJ Setup

Canon IJ Setup is the software helping you in the installation of your Canon Printer on any device. You name a device whether Windows, Mac, or smartphone, with, you can complete the installation for the Canon printer, and then take the printouts. For the new users, the Canon IJ Setup has everything as a guide to the installation of the printer driver. And, for the existing users, it acts as the source for downloading the updates for their printer. So, it acts as the single solution for your problems related to the Canon Printer. Let’s get started with the steps to set up the Canon Printer with Canon IJ Setup.

Wireless Setup for Canon Printer on Windows with Canon IJ Setup

As most of the Canon Printers got the feature of wireless, therefore, the wireless setup has been chosen first for discussion.

  • Step 1: First, download the required printer driver from
  • Step 2: F Then, plug in the Canon printer in the power source, and then turn it on.
  • Step 3: FNow, open the downloaded file in your system for your Canon Printer.
  • Step 4: FGo with the on-screen instructions and keep clicking on Next till you have been asked to choose the option.
  • Step 5: F Select the Wireless Setup option.
  • Step 6: FNow, go to the control panel of your Canon Printer.
  • Step 7: FPress the WiFi setup button on your Canon Printer.
  • Step 8: FIn the setup menu on the printer’s display, select the option of Device settings, and press OK.
  • Step 9: FNow, select the option of LAN settings on the display, and press OK.
  • Step 10: F Then select Wireless LAN setup, and again press the OK button.
  • Step 11: FNow, confirm WiFi is in On state.
  • Step 12: FIf WiFi is On, then the WiFi LED of Canon Printer will start blinking.
  • Step 13: F The list of the available networks will appear on the display of the printer.
  • Step 14: F Select the name of the WiFi network, and enter the password if asked.
  • Step 15: F It will take a few minutes for the printer to get connected to your WiFi network.
  • Step 16: F Now, in your system, go to the Control Panel.
  • Step 17: FThen, select the option of Devices and Printers in the Control Panel.
  • Step 18: FCheck whether the name of your printer is being shown in the list otherwise, add it manually.
  • Step 19: F Select the name of your printer once added.
  • Step 20: FNow, take the required printouts, and you are done.

Therefore, with these steps, the Canon Printer Wireless Setup is complete with Now, if you want to set up the Canon Printer with the wired method, then proceed to the next section. 

Wired Setup for Canon Printer on Windows with Canon IJ Setup

Wired Setup is usually done with the help of a USB cable. Get to know more about it in the steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1: First, download and install the required canon Printer Driver from
  • Step 2: FThen connect the printer with your system using the USB cable.
  • Step 3: F Now, go to the Control Panel in your system, and then select the Devices and Printers option.
  • Step 4: FSelect your printer from the list of the printers connected.
  • Step 5: FIf it is not in the list, then add it manually and then select it.
  • Step 6: F Once, the printer is added, you are all set to use your Canon Printer to take the printouts.

Ready to Use!

Once the installation is complete with the Canon IJ Setup, you will get the message “Your Canon Printer is Ready to Use”. Therefore, whether you are using the wired method or the wireless, is going to help you out. Moreover, you can install the updates for it later on. So, make your printer ready to use and take the printouts.

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