Canon ImageClass LBP215dw is a monochrome (black and white) laser printer intended for small workgroups and can efficiently print at a speed of 40 pages per minute. It has a 5-inch touchscreen display with smartphone functionalities. The Application library provides you with a customized device experience, performing three key functions in a single touch. It has mobile printing capability, supporting the services such as AirPrint, Cloud Print, Mopria Print service, and Canon PRINT Business.
Place your Canon laser printer on a flat surface for accessing it easily.
Pull the drawer out and remove it from the printer.
Move the paper width guides apart and place an aligned stack of paper.
Reinsert the drawer into the printer.
The toner comes preinstalled in the printer.
Optionally, install the cassette feeding module. Place the printer over the module.
Plug the printer to a power source, and power it on.
Select the language, country, and region on the operation panel. Set the time and date as well.
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer Setup
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer
To set up the printer for a Wireless connection:
Specify the wireless connection method on the operation panel.
Make sure the computer is connected to your router.
Check the network settings on your computer.
Get your network’s SSID and password, which are available on the router label or manual.
Return to your printer. When the screen shows a message to refer to the manual, select the OK option, and choose SSID Settings.
Touch the access point (SSID) option, and tap Apply.
Select the Yes option. Once the printer connects to your network, select Close. The printer will automatically configure the IP address.
Now proceed with the driver installation.
Manual Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw
To set up the printer for a Wired LAN:
Plug the LAN cable into the printer and the other end into your router.
Wait while the IP address sets automatically. Install the driver for the printer.
To set up the printer for a USB connection:
Make sure the printer is not connected to your computer. Plug out any USB or Ethernet cable.
Install the driver and software.
When prompted, select the USB connection type and connect the printer to your computer using a USB cable.
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer Driver
There are several drivers and software packages for accessing the printer driver. Select a full feature package compatible with your operating system. To get the user guide in the PDF format, click the Driver Download button.3
Install The Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer Driver
Download the installer from the manufacturer’s site.
Find the downloaded file in your local storage folder and double-click it to begin the installer.
If the installer doesn’t start, find the setup.exe file and double-click it.
If you are using the CD-ROM, insert it into the respective driver of your computer.
Click the installation option on the CD-ROM menu.
Select a language, agree to the terms of the installer, and click Yes.
For wireless connection
On the Printer Driver screen that opens, select the Standard method.
Click the Next option and select the required tools and software for installation.
Select the printer name from the Printers list and set it as the default printing source.
When prompted, restart your computer.
For USB Connection:
Select the USB Connection option on the Printer Driver window and click Next.
When the USB Connection screen appears, connect the printer and computer using a USB cable.
Restart your computer when prompted to ensure proper installation.
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printing
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer Loading Paper
Pull the paper drawer out from the printer and remove it.,
Press the lock release lever and move the paper guide to the extreme edge of the tray.,
Place a stack of aligned sheets in the drawer and then adjust the guides to fit the size of the pages.,
Insert the drawer back into the printer.,
To load paper into the multipurpose input tray, Open the front cover of the printer and pull out the paper tray and its extension.,
Take the paper guides apart and load some paper into it. Push the paper into the tray until it moves no longer.,
Press the release lever to align the paper guide.,
Push the tray back into the printer.,
Printing From The Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer
Ensure that the Canon printer is switched on and is in the ready state.
Ensure that the connection between your computer and printer is proper.
Using a suitable application, open the document that you want to print.
Click the File menu and select the Printing preferences or a similar option to open the Print Dialog box.
Check the print settings and modify them according to your print job.
Finally, click Print or OK. The printer will start printing your document.
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Wireless Setup
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printing From A USB Memory Device
Power on the printer and plug your USB memory device into it.
Select the Memory Media Print option on the Home screen.
All the files stored in the memory device will be displayed on the screen.
Select the file(s) that you want to print. Tap Select All option and specify the file type.
Tap the Apply option and specify the print settings as required.
Specify the number of copies you require, and set the brightness, and paper type/size, etc.
Once you are done setting up your printing preferences, tap the Start option.
The printer will make the specified number of copies of your document.
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Printer AirPrint Setup
Printing from iPad, iPod, iPhone:
Make sure the Canon printer is powered on and is in the ready state.
Ensure that your iOS device and the printer are connected to the same network.
Select an item and tap the Share icon to display the menu options.
Tap the Print option and select the printer’s name.
Modify the print settings as required and tap the Print option.
Printing from the Mac:
Add the printer to your Mac. Open the System Preferences window and select the Printers & Scanners option.
Open your local storage location and open the document or photo that you want to print.
Click the File menu and open the Print Dialog box.
Look for your printer name and select your Canon printer.
Specify the print settings as required and select the Print option.
Canon Imageclass LBP215dw Print Function
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Replacing The Toner Cartridge
The printer displays a message when the amount of toner becomes low in your cartridge. Replacing the toner cartridge is also a solution for rectifying poor print quality.
To check the amount of toner, select the Status Monitor option on the operation panel.
Choose the Device information and then tap the Cartridge Information option.
Touch the Checking the amount remaining in the toner cartridge option. The printer will display an estimated amount of toner level.
Press the button provided on the side of the printer to remove the front cover.
Take the toner cartridge out from the inside of the printer.
Unwrap the new toner cartridge, and rock it several times to evenly distribute the toner in it.
Fix the toner into the printer and close the front cover.
Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw Update Firmware
The firmware for the Canon ImageCLASS LBP215dw printer can be updated from the printer.
Select the Update firmware option from the Home Screen option.
Accept the conditions of the license agreement and select OK. Once the update is complete, the printer restarts.
To update the firmware from the computer, download the most recent version of the firmware from the manufacturer’s site.
The firmware includes a User Support Tool utility. Use the utility to update the firmware.
Switch the firmware to the Update Waiting state. Select the Management Settings option and select the License option.
Choose the Update Firmware option and select via PC option. Select Yes.
When there is a paper jam in the printer, an alert message will be displayed on the operation panel. The printer also displays simple solutions to the clear the jam. Just tap the Next button below the alert message and do according to the instructions displayed on it.
To clear the paper jam from a multipurpose tray, draw the multipurpose tray out, and gently pull out any paper in it.
Confirm that the paper jam is cleared in the tray.
Now pull out the paper drawer, and using both your hands, pull the paper out.
Open the toner cover and take out the toner cartridge.
Power off the printer and turn it on again. Remove the USB cable from your computer.
Click the Start menu on your Windows and select Control panel.
Select the Hardware and Sound section and click View devices and printers.
Right-click the Canon driver in the Printers & Faxes option and remove it.
After the driver uninstalls, restart your computer. Reinstall the most recent version of the driver from the manufacturer’s site.
You can also set the Windows update to install the printer driver.
If the issue persists, run the Printer troubleshooter.
Click the Start menu and select the troubleshooting option.
Go to the Settings menu and select View all option.
Run the Print Troubleshooter.
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