Help Setting Up My Canon Printer Wireless?

Hello, folks, recently I bought a Canon Pixma E-560 for my home printing needs. It is a wireless printer and something was wrong or I might have put it wrong but I cannot set it up without any help. I called the Canon printer guys and they said it will take them more than a week to come to my place. I need to set this printer immediately as I have lot of pending works. Does anyone out here knows how to setup Canon wireless printers then please help.

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Let’s the see the process of installing Canon Pixma E-560 printer -

Prepare to install –

  1. First of all, verify that your Canon printer is plugged in and turned on. If your printer needs ethernet connection to access the internet then take a Cat5 ethernet cable and plug into your printer and PC.
  2. If your Canon printer came with installation CD then insert that CD into your system and run the installation program before setting up Canon printer. After inserting installation CD into your system, just follow on-screen prompts.
  3. For connecting your printer, you can check the manual that came along with your Canon Printer.
  4. Confirm that your PC is on the same network as your Canon Printer.

On Windows -

Follow these steps to install Canon printer on Windows -

  1. Click on Windows logo (at the bottom left corner).
  2. Move to the lower-left side of the window and open Settings.
  3. Tap on Devices that is located at the top of the Settings window.
  4. After this, move to the left side and click on “Devices and Printers” option.
  5. Next, click on “Add a printer” option. By doing this, a pop-up window will open if you see your Canon printer name in “Printers and Scanner” section then you should understand your printer is properly connected to your PC.
  6. Click on your Canon printer name and once the connection process gets complete, you can print documents from your printer.

After following above steps, your Canon printer is successfully installed on Windows operating system.

On Mac -

  1. Click on Apple logo that is located at the top-left corner of the screen. By doing this, a drop-down menu will open.
  2. .In that drop-down menu, just click on System Preferences.
  3. After this, click on “Printers and Scanners” option.
  4. Next, click on “+” icon that is located near the bottom left side of the screen. If your Canon printer is connected then you can see its name on the left side.
  5. After this, click on your printer’s name. By doing this, the printer’s set up process will start. Once the process gets finished, Canon printer name will display in the left pane.

Now, you should understand your Canon Printer is successfully installed on Mac OS X.

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