How To Setup Canon Color ImageClass LBP612CDW Printer?
Unpack the carton in which the printer is packed. Find the Getting Started guide inside the carton. It will be helpful to set up the printer for the first time. Also, see the important safety instructions before starting to set up the printer. Take the Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup out from the carton. Position the printer on a flat surface. Take out all the printer accessories shipped with the printer. Clear off all the packing materials and tapes from the printer. Do not remove the protective cover from the USB port until you plug the USB cable into the port.
Loading Paper Into The Paper Drawer
Drag out the input tray from the printer and adjust the paper guides to their farthest positions. Place a pile of paper on the input tray, and move the paper guides towards the paper until they rest on the sides of the pile. Check your printer specifications and load only the suggested number of paper into the input tray. Slowly move the input paper tray inside the printer.
Power Connection & Setting Up
Take the cord shipped along with the printer and connect it between the printer and the power outlet. Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the Canon machine. Choose the language, country or region, time zone, and date & time. After choosing all the preferences, tap Apply to apply all the preference changes.
How To Install Toner Cartridge In Canon imageClass LBP612cdw?
Remove the packing tab from the flat surface of the cartridge cover and open the cover. Pull the toner cartridge from the package. Shake the toner cartridge well to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Be attentive not to touch the bottom surface of the toner cartridge because it may affect the print quality. Open the cartridge access door and pull out the toner cart. Each cartridge has a separate slot in the toner cartridge cart. Each tray is indicated with a corresponding color label. Place the toner cartridge into the slot by matching the corresponding color label. The bottom surface of the cartridge is exposed; therefore, do not exert any force against the slot frame when placing the cartridge into the slot. Ensure the toner cartridge is appropriately placed. Install the other toner cartridges in the same way, propel the toner cartridge into the Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup, and then close the cartridge access door. Immediately after closing the cartridge door, the quick adjustment process starts.
Guide: Network Setup And Driver Installation
After setting up the printer hardware, connect your printer to a wired or wireless network. Once you configured the network settings on your Canon imageClass LBP612cdw setup, browse the Manufacturer’s site. Download the print driver, firmware, and other software that supports your printer model. Install the downloaded software and then try using your Canon product.
How To Setup Wired Connection On Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
Wired Network settings is a standard for transferring the data from a Local Area Network (LAN) to a device. In this wired network settings, you can use your Canon machine without changing any defaults. Also, you can change the network settings in a way that suits your network environment.
Turn on the Canon machine after connecting the printer power cord to a firm power source.
Connect the network router to a modem that provides broadband internet connection.
Turn on the computer or laptop to which you need to connect the Canon product.
Using an Ethernet cable, connect the Canon machine to the router firmly to the appropriate Ethernet port available on the devices.
Now your Canon printer sets up an IP address automatically and connects to the network.
Steps To Configure Ethernet Network Settings
Tap Menu on the Home screen.
Select the Preferences option.
Using the Correct ID and PIN, log in to the printer.
Select Ethernet Driver Settings.
Choose the Automatic or Manual option to configure the Ethernet settings.
Automatic Network configuration:
When you turn on Auto-detect, the Canon printer automatically detects the network and Ethernet communication mode is enabled.
Manual Network Configuration:
To configure the Ethernet network connection manually, turn off the Auto-Detect option.
Tap or choose the Communication mode option.
Two options display on the printer operator panel.
Half Duplex – Sends and receives the communication data alternatively. Select Half Duplex when the Canon machine is connected to the networking device.
Full Duplex – Sends and receives the communication data simultaneously. It is a preferable option for most network environments.
After setting up the communication mode, go back to the main menu and select Ethernet Type.
Tap the Apply option to set up the Ethernet network connection.
Return to the Home screen on your Canon machine.
Turn OFF the Canon machine. Wait for at least 10 to 15 seconds and then turn ON the machine.
How To Do Wireless Network Connection On Your Color imageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
In a Wireless Network Connection, your Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup and computer are in connection with a LAN network through radio waves. If your network router is equipped with the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) feature, configuring the wireless network connection is easy and automatic. If the WPS button is not available on your router, an automatic configuration may not support your device. In such instances, you have to specify the detailed encryption and authentication settings to set the network connection manually.
Setting Up Network Connection Using WPS Push Button Method
Turn on your Wireless network router and link it with a modem to provide fast internet connection.
Secure your internet connection using a network SSID and password.
Tap Menu on the Home screen.
Locate the Network option in the Preferences menu.
Log in to your Canon machine using the correct Username and PIN.
Select the Wireless LAN Settings option.
When the Canon printer operator panel prompts Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?, choose Yes.
Choose OK and then tap WPS Push Button Mode.
Select Yes to enable the WPS Push Button Mode.
Press the WPS key on your router within two minutes after enabling the WPS Push button mode on your printer.
Hold the WPS button for two to three seconds to connect your printer and router to the same network.
Wait until the printer operator panel displays the message as Connected.
Wait until the printer IP address and other items are set up on its own.
Tap the Close option when the connection is successfully made.
Setting Up Network Connection Using WPS PIN Code Method
If your network router does not support WPS Push button, then use the WPS PIN code method to connect the printer to the router’s network. Know the IP address of your router. The IP address is at the bottom or back of your router. If you do not know the IP address of your router, contact the Internet Service Provider (ISP).
Turn on your computer and connect it with a network connection.
Paste the router’s IP address on the address bar of an Internet browser and start searching.
Log in to your router account and show the screen for entering the WPS PIN code.
Turn on your Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup.
Press the Menu option on the Home Screen.
Select Preferences > Network.
When the log in screen displays on the printer operator panel, enter the appropriate username and PIN.
Select Wireless LAN settings and read the alert message shown on the screen. Select OK.
Select or tap WPS PIN Code Mode and tap Yes to confirm.
Now the WPS PIN displays on the printer operator panel.
Note down the PIN and enter the PIN code on the Setup screen displayed on your computer.
Notice that the PIN Code must be entered within 10 minutes once it is generated.
Go back to the Printer operation panel and wait until the Connected message appears.
Once the Connected message displayed, wait until the dynamic IP address sets up automatically.
Setting Up A Connection By Choosing A Wireless Router
If you have protected your wireless router network with an SSID and network key, then you can directly connect your Canon machine to the router network. To connect the Canon machine to the network, follow the simple procedure given below:
Turn on the Canon printer and a network router after connecting to a stable power source.
Provide a unique Network SSID and security key to your router’s wireless network.
Tap Menu in the Home screen.
Choose the Preferences menu and tap Network.
Enter the appropriate ID and PIN to log in to your Canon machine.
Select Wireless LAN settings and tap OK after reading the message.
Select SSID Settings and then select Select Access Point.
Now the Canon machine starts searching for the available wireless router networks.
Wait until the search process completes and the printer displays the search result.
Select your Network SSID and press OK or Next.
Enter the network security key, and then press Apply.
Click Yes to connect to the network and wait until the connected message appears.
Stay back for several minutes as the IP address, and other features set up automatically.
How To Download And Install Drivers For Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup?
Drivers are software that is essential to convert the data format of a file stored on your computer, laptop, or any smart devices to a format that the printer can understand and print the document. Follow the below steps to download the driver software and install it on your computer.
If you have bought a driver installation DVD-ROM, insert the DVD-ROM directly into disc player on your computer and start the installation.
If you do not have the installation CD, then you need to download and install the driver.
Set up the router network connection and connect your printer and computer to the network.
Open an Internet Browser on your computer.
Connect to the Manufacturer’s site and search by entering your printer model in the search box.
When your printer model is shown, click on the Driver and Downloads tab.
Under the Driver and Downloads header, choose your computer operating system and its version.
Find the printer drivers under Recommended Driver and Optional Driver.
Click Select when you find the latest version of the printer driver.
Click the Download tab to start downloading the driver on your computer.
Find the downloaded driver file from the browser download path.
Run the .exe file as Administrator and start the installation process.
Follow the Canon Installation instructions and complete the installation process.
How To Set Up System Manager ID And PIN In Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
Select Menu in the Home screen of the printer operation panel.
Choose Management Settings.
Tap User Management > System Manager Information Information Settings.
Select System Manager ID and PIN
Type the System Manager ID and PIN and then tap Apply.
How To Start Remote UI For Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
Link your computer and Canon machine to the router network.
Print a test page or Network Configuration page from your printer.
Locate the printer IP address in the printed report.
Open an Internet browser on your computer.
Type the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your printer in the address field and start searching.
When security alert appears, click OK or Continue to proceed.
Now the Remote UI page appears on the browser.
Enter the proper login credentials and click Log in.
All the printer features can be managed on the Remote UI screen.
How To Print A Document From A Computer Using Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
Turn on the Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup and establish a wired or wireless network connection.
Download the driver file that supports your printer model and then install the driver on your computer.
Load sufficient paper on the input tray to complete your print job.
Install the toner cartridges properly and check the toner levels before you start printing.
Open a file or photo in an application that you need to print.
Choose Print from the File menu to view the print dialog box.
Click Properties or Preferences.
Edit the printing settings as you need and click Save or OK.
After setting up all the print settings, click Print and now the printer starts to print.
How To Check Print Statuses And Logs In Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
When the printer is printing more number of documents, check the print status and logs by following the below procedure:
Tap Status Monitor.
Select Print Job.
Tap Print Job Status to view the job status.
Choose the specific document whose status you need to check and view the detailed information about the document.
Press Print Job Log to view the job log.
Select a document name and view the detailed job log.
How To Receive Internet Faxes For Printing On Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer?
Internet Fax (I-fax) is a function that attaches the file as a TIFF image to an email message and shares it. In the Canon imageCLASS LBP612Cdw setup, we can receive Internet faxes both automatically and manually. Find some simple steps below to configure the I-fax RX settings.
Connect to Remote UI and log in to System Manager Mode.
Click Settings/Registration on the main page.
Choose Network Settings.
Select E-mail/I-Fax settings.
Click the Edit option and mention the required settings.
Enter the POP Server ID, User Name, Password, and POP Interval time.
Select the checkboxes near POP RX, POP Authentication, and TLS for POP.
After completing all the settings, click OK.
Turn on the Canon machine and leave it idle for 10 to 15 seconds.
Switch on the Canon printer again.
Mention the Print settings and start printing the received faxes.
To receive the I-Fax manually, press the Status Monitor option. Select the RX Job option and then tap Check I-Fax RX. Now the printer connects to the POP3 server. It checks for any fax messages on the server and starts printing if any document is found on the server.
How To Link Color ImageCLASS LBP612Cdw Printer With Mobile Devices?
You can easily link your Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup to mobiles devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones and then perform printing or other operation. Various methods to connect the Canon machine with mobile devices are
Connecting with mobile devices
Connecting Directly by Access Point mode
Utilizing the printer through Applications
Using the AirPrint feature
Using the Google Cloud Print feature
Managing the printer by the Remote Control
How To Connect Canon Printer With Mobile Devices?
Using Wireless LAN router:
Set up a wireless network on a router and secure it with a unique Service Set Identifier (SSID) and a network password.
Turn on your Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup and the mobile device.
Connect them both to the same WLAN router network.
How To Connect Canon Printer To Android Phone Using The NFC?
Turn on the Android device and connect it with a network connection.
Open the Google Play Store application.
Search for Canon PRINT Business app.
Install and launch the Canon PRINT Business app on your mobile device.
Select Mobile portal on your printer Home screen.
Enable the NFC settings on your Android device.
Move the Android device closer to the NFC mark of the printer.
Now share the files and print on your printer.
When the print job is completed, then press Disconnect.
How To Print Using Google Cloud Print?
Google Cloud Print service allows the user to print from a smartphone, computer, or tablet. The essential things to use the Google Cloud Print service is to have a Google account and an active internet connection. Google Cloud Print does not need a print driver.
Connect your computer or any device from which you are going give the print input to a high-speed network connection.
Turn on your Canon machine and connect it to the same network to which the printer is connected.
Navigate to Remote UI page on your computer’s Internet browser.
Log in to Remote UI as an Administrator.
Click the Settings/Registration tab on the portal page.
Click Network Settings > Google Cloud Print Settings.
Click Edit and edit the Basic settings.
Mark the checkbox near the Use Google Cloud Print option and then click OK.
Locate Register from Registration Status.
Click URL for Registration.
Follow the instructions shown on the Remote UI screen to complete the device registration.
Open the web page or online document that you need to print and click Print.
Choose the Printer name and then edit the print settings.
After editing the necessary print settings, click Print.
How To Print On Canon Printer Using AirPrint?
To print using the AirPrint feature on your iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Mac, you need to configure the AirPrint settings first and then only you can print using AirPrint.
Open an Internet Browser and then the Remote UI for your Canon imageClass LBP612cdw Setup.
Log in to the System Manager mode.
Click the Settings/Registration tab on the portal page.
Select Network Settings.
Choose AirPrint Settings from the Network Settings menu.
Click the Edit option and then edit the required settings like Printer name, Location, Latitude, and Longitude.
Select the checkbox near Use AirPrint to enable AirPrint.
After editing all the required settings, click OK.
Make sure that the Canon machine is active and connected to the Apple device.
Open the file or photo on your device application and tap Share or Action button.
Now the print settings display on the device screen.
Set up the necessary changes and tap Print.
Choose the Canon printer name and tap Print.
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