Let's Start with the Printer installation and Connection

With ij.start-canon.com we will guide you through the process and help you find the drivers and softwares to run and print with Canon Printer.

Are you struggling with the Printer Connection and Setup, we are here to help you guide you through the printing technologies and connections.

Let's Start with the Printer installation and Connection
Connect your Printer

Your Printer, Connected.

  1. First, Setup your printer by attaching all your connection cables to your printer and device. If the printer is connected via cable, plug your power cord and your USB connectivity cable.
  2. Open any browser and go to ij.start.canon to start the Canon printer setup. This is the Official Canon Printer setup website.
  3. On the main ij.start.canon page, click on Set Up. This is a button with White Icon on red Background.
  4. Now you will be on a page where you need to type in your Printer Model. You can also directly select the printer under the search bar, and click Go.
  5. Once you click on the go button or select a product of your choice. You will be on the initial page of the Canon printer manual page. Click Start and the instructions will begin.
  6. If you are using the printer for the first time you will need to remove the yellow protective tape holding the printer ink cartridges and connect all the cables. Click “connection to a smartphone computer”.
  7. Click the yellow download button that will be on your display, and the driver will begin to download. Save and run the driver.
  8. Once the driver installation will start, click next and go through the on-screen instructions.
  9. This takes a while to load and recognize the printer and the drivers to run it properly. Be patient and wait for it to finish.
  10. Once the device installation is complete, the device will be automatically added to your printer list. Make sure your device is connected and powered on while the configuration process is on.

Connect Wireless Printers and Print from anywhere

You can connect your Canon Wireless printers with a wifi connection via your Smartphone or tablet and directly print from your Smartphone or Tablets. Making printing easier and effortless.

All you need to do is install the Canon PRINT Inkject/SELPHY app and get started with the connection process with the on screen guide.

Connect Wireless Printers and Print from anywhere

Wired or Wireless

Depending on the printer you have, you can follow the step by step guide to install the Canon Printer.

  1. Make sure the printer is plugged in and turned on. A green light will be lit once your printer is turned on.
  2. Once your printer is on, the green light will start flashing/blinking.
  3. Press the stop button.
  4. Now press and hold the direct button until you see an icon flashing on the printer display.
  5. Your printer is now in easy wireless connect mode.
  6. Now, Go to ij.start.canon from your favorite browser.
  7. Type in your printer and hit search.
  8. Now download the driver for the printer.
  9. Setup and Install the product driver on your computer.
  10. While the setup and installation process it will show a screen where it will ask you to connect to the printer.
  11. Click yes and move to next step.
  12. Now choose the wireless router/ssid you want to connect your printer to.
  13. Once the router and the printer are connected, you will get a message.
  14. Move to the next step and the printer driver and software will be installed.
  15. You will now be able to print the alignment page and start using the printer.

What you must know?

You must know if you want want to run your printer smoothly, after the initial setup, you will need to click and press the align printer button. This will align the cartridges. This will rule out any possibility of errors that might be caused after this, making sure that the printer is good for further printing.

Canon Printers on Windows

  1. Open Browser, enter URL ij.start.cannon.
    Using any browser, enter URL ij.start.cannon or ij.start.canon. You can also search ij.start.canon or ij.start.cannon and select the first result.
  2. On the main ij.start.canon website, click Set Up here.
    Once you have visited the ij.start.canon page, you will see a lot of options, just click on the Set Up here button with white icon. It is a grey button.
  3. Now find, type your printer.
    Now you can select your printer, if you are not able to find it. You can type it in the search bar. The model of the printer is written on the printer box and the printer itself.
  4. Click Download button.
    Once your driver is located for your printer. Click Download, It is a Grey button. 
  5. Save and Run installation.
    Depending on your Browser, click save and then run the downloaded file, once the download is complete.
  6. Accept the User Access Prompts.
    Running the Installation will open a prompt,, click allow to accept the user access prompt. And the Installation wizard will begin.
  7. Follow installation wizard.
    Now click next, and then click next again. The installation will begin and you will see the progress of installation beginning. You might need to select the method of connection.
  8. Wait for the installation to finish.
    Once the installation is finished, your driver will be installed and will detect the printer that is connected to the windows computer. Make sure to keep the connection of the printer with your computer live while the installation process.
  9. Your Canon device printer installation has installed successfully.
    Your device is connected to your windows computer and is working right. Try to print a sample sheet to make sure that everything is right.

Install and Print with Mac

  1. Go to ij.start.canon or ij.start.cannon.
    Open Browser and go to ij.start.canon website. It is the official website for canon device printer setup.
  2. Click on the Set Up here button.
    On the main page, click on the Set Up here button. 
  3. Now select your Printer.
    Clicking on the Set Up here button will take you to the Canon Printer catalogue. You will need to find your Printer model and click on it.
  4. Now on the Setup – macOS – page, Click Download button.
    Click on the grey Download button. This will save the download. You can see the downloaded file on the bottom of browser. 
  5. Open and Run the Dmg file downloaded.
    Once the download is complete open the downloaded file from your Download folder in the finder or simply open it directly from your browser.
  6. Double Click the setup file.
    Once you open the file, double click on the setup icon and click Open.
  7. The installation will begin.
    A new installation window will open. Click Next, and enter your mac Password to allow installation. 
  8. Once the installation begins, click Start Setup.
    Click on the Start Setup button and then click Next on the bottom right of the window. Then click yes to accept the agreement and then click Agree to continue with the installation.
  9. Wait for installation to finish.
    Wait for the installation to download and finish. This might take some time. Depending on the internet and device speed. 
  10. Installation is complete.
    Make sure you keep your printer connected while the installation is in process. Your installation is complete. Print a sample sheet to make sure everything is working fine.

Canon Printers are easy to use

Not just easy to use, but Canon printers can easily be used for all the printing work, for photos, documents, and much more.

How much does Canon Printers Cost

This is essential for many people, but the cost of ink or toner should also be considered in your purchase. Plus, a subscription to ink or toner can help cut those costs down.

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