After you receive the Canon printer, the first thing you have to do is to is the Unboxing procedure.
To unbox the sealed carton, take a sharp knife or scissors to cut the sealed tape on the top of the carton.
Take out the Canon Pixma iX6770 printer and its accessories such as a printer cord, ink tanks, Ethernet cable, installation CD, and the quick setup guide from the carton.
After taking out all the accessories, remove the protective materials from the printer.
Open the top door of the printer and then remove the plastic material within the ink cartridge area.
Clear the unnecessary safety materials if they are inside or outside the printer.
Setting Up A Power Connection:
Remove the printer cord from the plastic cover in which it is packed.
Connect the cord to the appropriate slot at the rear of the printer.
Link the other end to the power source.
It is better to use a surge suppressor while you are connecting your printer to an alternating current (AC) which prevents damage to the printer from voltage transients.
Turn on the main power switch to provide power supply to the printer.
Press the On/Off button in the front panel of the printer to switch it to Operative mode.
Now the white LED light near the On/Off button starts blinking. This indicates that the printer is active
How To Load Paper On Canon Pixma IX6770 Printer?
After setting up the power connection, you have to load paper in the printer tray to print a test report.
Align the sheets of paper that you are going to place into the input tray.
Improper alignment of paper may cause the paper jam issue. If the edges of the paper remain curled, gently roll or bend them in the opposite direction to make them flat and then place it on the tray.
Open the input paper holder. Now pull the extender and lower the front lid of the tray, and then pull the output container.
Locate the paper guides at the end of the input paper holder and slide them to their farthest position.
Place the sheets of plain white paper at the center of the tray. Slide the paper guides towards the edges of the paper so that they rest against the paper edges.
Do not place paper sheets more than the limit mark on the input tray. Always, place the paper in a portrait orientation. If you are loading in landscape orientation, it may cause paper jam issues.
Installing Ink Tanks On Canon Pixma IX6770 Printer:
Link the printer to the power socket properly.
Ascertain that the device is in working condition.
Open the printer’s front lid slowly.
After lowering the front cover, raise the top lid of the printer until it stops at a place.
Now the printhead holder slides on the carriage spindle and stops at the center of the printer. This makes it easier to install the ink tanks.
Install the ink tanks one by one. Remove one of the new ink tanks from its protective cover. Unfasten the orange plastic tape on top of the ink tank.
Keep holding the ink tank with the orange protective cap pointing up. Make sure no object is blocking the Y-shaped air hole on the top of the ink tank.
Pull the orange safety tab upward and remove it from the ink tank gently.
Place the new ink tank into the respective slot at a slant angle.
The color label on the slot must match with the one on the ink tank while placing it into the slot.
After placing the ink tank into the slot on the right, press the ink cartridge to fix it firmly into the slot.
Lower the top cover of the printer.
How To Align The Printhead On Canon Pixma IX6770?
When you find that the printhead is aligned improperly, then align it by using the Automated option.
Ensure that your printer is firmly connected to the power source through a surge protector and it is powered up.
Before starting the alignment process, make sure that you have loaded some white paper at the rear paper tray to print the alignment report.
Unlock the front lid of the printer cover and then pull the output tray of the printer.
Keep pressing the RESUME/CANCEL button until the LED light near the POWER lamp flashes four times.
After the POWER LED light flashes four times, release it immediately.
Now the printhead positions were adjusted automatically and the printer prints the alignment page.
Do not interrupt the printer actions while the printer aligns the printhead and prints the alignment report. The Alignment process will take about 2 to 3 minutes.
How To Download Printer Driver On Canon IX6770 Printer?
Press the On/Off button to switch your Canon iX6770 printer and get it to Sleep mode.
Link your computer to the wireless router.
Open a web browser and navigate to the manufacturer’s site. Choose the country or continent from where you bought the printer and going to use it.
Type Canon Pixma iX6770 in the search box and click the Go button to start searching.
Click on the Drivers & Downloads tab to view the list of updated drivers.
Select the full feature driver package which you need to download and install on your computer.
In the next page, click the Download tab to start downloading the driver on your computer.
After the driver file is downloaded to your computer, open the Downloads folder to find the downloaded file.
Locate the compressed driver file from the list of available files in the Downloads folder.
Extract the file and find the Setup.exe file in the unzipped folder.
How To Remove The Outdated Printer Driver From Your Computer?
Before installing the updated printer driver, remove the outdated driver previously installed on your computer.
To uninstall the updated driver and delete all the files, exit all the tasks that are currently active on your computer.
Run the Uninstaller file.
Click Execute when the uninstaller prompts you to start the deletion process.
Choose Yes and then complete once all the files are deleted from the computer.
How To Print On Canon IX6770 Printer?
The printer must be powered on.
Pair your computer with the network that has high-speed internet access and connect it to the printer by using a USB cable
Place a sufficient amount of paper into the input paper container. Ensure that you have loaded the ink tanks properly.
Open the file with a supported file extension on a document viewer application that you need to print.
Click CTRL + P to open the Printing Preferences or Printer Driver Setup Window.
To access the Printer Driver Setup Window, select the Print option from the file menu.
Choose the printer with which you need to print from the list of printers available.
Select the print quality, paper size, paper source, and other paper settings as per the required print preferences.
Click Apply to make changes and then click OK.
Select Print to start printing the file on your Canon Pixma iX6770.
Canon Pixma IP7220 Print Functions
How To Setup Network Connection And Install Printer Driver Using A CD For Canon Pixma IX6770 Printer?
Before commencing the installation process, ensure that your computer is connected to the internet.
Connect your computer to the Canon Pixma iX6770 Printer by using a USB cable.
Load the installation CD on your computer’s CD drive.
Double-click the driver file to begin the printer driver installation process.
Read the prompts given on the screen and take proper action as per your preference.
Agree to the software usage terms installation conditions.
Click Next to proceed further.
If the installation process is complete, run the Install Helper, enter the password and click Install Helper.
Select Next and then choose Network Connection.
Click the Wired Connection tab in the Connected Method Selection Screen.
Confirm that your printer is turned on and the white LED glows. Once you confirm it, click Next.
When it prompts you to open the Canon IJ Setup Guide, select Open.
Click Connect in the Network tab.
When the installation process prompts you to select the type of Wired connection and click USB connection Setup.
Follow the setup messages shown on the installation screen to set up your printer.
If the Network Connection is temporarily disabled message appears on the screen, click Next.
Click Allow and then select the region where you are using your printer. Choose Next.
From the list of countries that appear on the screen, choose your residence and click Next.
When it prompts you to select the software that is to be installed, select all the options and click Next.
When the License Agreement dialog box appears on the screen, click Yes.
All the software will start downloading to your computer.
When it instructs you to add a printer, click the Add Printer tab. Select the Canon IJ Network with the version of your printer and then click Add.
Wait until the computer adds the printer. Proceed with the instructions that appear on the screen.
Finally, click Complete to conclude the installation process.
If the installer instructs you to restart the computer, make the changes and restart the computer.
When the computer restarts, installation completes successfully.
How To Register And Setup Print Using Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY On Android Phone?
Confirm that your printer is turned on.
Make sure your Android or iOS smartphone is paired with an internet connection.
Connect your printer with the mobile through a USB cable.
Download the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app from the Google Play Store on Android OS or App Store on iOS.
Install and launch the PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app on your smartphone.
Read the initial startup message shown on the app screen and accept the License agreement that appears on the screen.
Allow the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app to access your storage.
When the app shows the message No Printer has been added. Perform Printer Setup?, click Yes.
Tap the Register Printer icon at the top left screen.
Now the application starts detecting the printer connected to your computer.
If adding the printer function fails, tap If Printer Cannot be Found tab to start searching for the printer.
When the printer name appears on the app screen, select it.
Now the Canon printer icon and name on top of the screen indicates that the printer is connected.
How To Print Using Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY App?
Make sure that you have placed a sufficient number of sheets in the input tray.
Ascertain that the ink levels on the ink tanks are full.
Launch the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app on your smartphone.
Touch the Select Images option. If the Select Images option does not appear, then select the Photo Print option.
Choose the picture that you need to print and then press the Next option.
Tap Canon Pixma iX6770 printer in the printer name.
Select the Paper Size (A3, A4, etc.) based on the paper size you have loaded in the input tray.
Save all the changes and click Print.
How To Replace Ink Tanks On Canon Pixma IX6770?
If the print quality is reduced or the print is too light, then check the ink level in the tanks.
Open printer’s top lid to reach the area where ink tanks are installed.
Check if the lamp on the ink cartridges blinks at an interval of 3-seconds. This indicates that the ink level is low.
Remove the ink tank from the slot where it is placed.
Replace the ink tanks one by one.
Do not remove or replace multiple ink tanks at the same time.
Unpack the new ink tanks from its protective plastic package.
Take out the orange tape which is stuck on the top of the tank.
Keep the ink tank in a way such that the protective cap faces up.
Remove the orange protective cap carefully such that it does not block the Y-Shaped air hole.
Gently place the ink cartridge into the slot at a slant angle, ensure that the color label on the ink tank matches the label on the slot.
Push the ink tank on top until it fixes firmly into the slot.
Close the top lid of the printer.
Canon Pixma IX6820 Troubleshooting
Common issues that a printer encounters during printing can be resolved without the need for the intervention of a technician. Some of the printer issues and the instructions for fixing them are provided below.
Enough sheets of paper need to be loaded into the input paper holder.
Do not exceed the paper limit while loading paper into the input paper holder.
Do not load too thick or curled paper into the input tray.
Ascertain that you have loaded paper in portrait orientation. In case the A3 or A4 paper, envelopes, and photo papers are loaded in the landscape orientation. This results in the paper not feeding properly.
Change all the printer settings properly.
Choose the appropriate size of paper (A3, A4, envelopes, etc.) based on what you are loading in the input paper holder.
Make sure there are no foreign objects found inside the rear input tray.
Check whether the paper feed roller functions properly. If any foreign objects found in the paper feed roller or path of printhead holder, then clean it with a lint free cloth.
Inspect the area for paper jams that have occurred on your printer. Remove them properly without causing any damage to the printer parts.
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