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How do I download Canon scanner drivers?

How do I download Canon scanner drivers?

Method 1: Download Canon scanner driver manually

  1. Go to Canon Support center.
  2. Search for your scanner model from the search bar.
  3. On your scanner result page, find the Drivers & Downloads section, and click Download to download the driver into your computer.
  4. Install the driver in your computer.

What software do I need to scan on my Canon printer?

PIXMA Printer Software

  1. MP Navigator EX. This application software allows you to scan, save and print photos and documents.
  2. Quick Menu.
  3. My Printer.
  4. IJ Scan Utility.
  5. PosterArtist Lite.
  6. Canon IJ Network Tool.
  7. Creative Park.
  8. Easy PhotoPrint EX.

How do I update my scanner?

  1. Download the firmware update for your model from, Select the appropriate.
  2. Save this firmware file to your computer, click the link for your model scanner [pictured]
  3. (PC users) SAVE the file to your DESKTOP.
  4. (MAC users) it will automatically go to your Downloads folder.

How do I scan from my Canon printer wirelessly?

Change the printer setting to use wireless direct.

  1. Turn the printer on.
  2. Press the Setup button.
  3. Select Device settings and then press the OK button.
  4. Select LAN settings and then press the OK button.
  5. Select Wireless Direct and then press the OK button.
  6. Select Switch WL Direct and then press the OK button.

How do I connect my Canon printer scanner to my computer?

How to Scan to Computer on Canon Printer

  1. Power ON your Canon printer and computer.
  2. Open the scanner unit and place a document on the platen.
  3. Start the IJ Scan Utility on your computer and click Auto.
  4. Modify the scan settings in the printer.
  5. Select the type of media loaded on the platen glass.

How can I get my Canon printer to scan?

Scanning Documents

  1. Place the item on the platen. Positioning Originals (Scanning from Computer)
  2. Start IJ Scan Utility.
  3. Click Settings…, then set the paper size, resolution, etc. in the Settings (Document Scan)dialog as required. When setting is completed, click OK.
  4. Click Photo. Scanning starts.

How do I connect my scanner to my computer?

Install or add a local scanner

  1. Select Start > Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners or use the following button. Open the Printers & scanners settings.
  2. Select Add a printer or scanner. Wait for it to find nearby scanners, then choose the one you want to use and select Add device.