How To Connect Canon Printer To iPhone

how to connect canon printer to iphone

Advanced technology trends made it easy to control canon printers from your iPhone. You can pair your iPhone with a smart canon printer without needing a PC. Connecting iPhone to a canon printer makes things easier and more accessible. 

In this article, we have discussed how to connect Canon Printer to iPhone, we have discussed two methods: Wirelessly and with a USB cable. 

Wirelessly Connect Canon Printer to iPhone

Wireless Connectivity is one of the most reliable features of the advanced and new canon printers. There are three ways to connect a canon printer to iPhone wirelessly.

1- Connect Cannon Printer Wirelessly With WPS

The first method of connecting the canon printer to the iPhone is WPS (WIFI Protected Setup). Here is how to do this:

  • Turn on Canon Printer and make sure it’s near the wifi router.
  • Press and hold the wifi button on the printer until its light is On. 
  • After two minutes, Press the WPS button on the router
  • A blue light on your printer will turn ON, indicating that it is searching for a wireless network. 
  • After some time, the blinking of the printer’s WiFi router stops, indicating a successful and stable connection. 
  • Now on your phone, select the file or document you want to print and tap on the “Print” option. 
  • Select canon printer from the connected devices and tap “Print” to begin printing. 

2- Connect Cannon Printer Wirelessly Without WPS

You can also connect your canon printer wirelessly without WPS by installing wifi connection assistant or canon network device setup utilities for PCs.  

  • Install WiFi connection Assistant on your Mac or Canon network device setup utilities. 
  • Launch its function.
  • Turn On your Canon Printer and connect it to the USB.
  • Continue the connection setup with the Wizard Found option in the installed connection assistant. 
  • Set the connection option to IPV4.
  • Type in Printer’s password, which is its serial number.
  • Choose the wifi network and enter sits passwords. 
  • Remove the USB Cable after the connection is completed. 
  • Add the Canon Printer using your phone’s “Add a Device” option. 
  • Now you can use the printer wirelessly. 

3- Connect Canon Printer Wirelessly via AirPrint

  • Your iPhone and canon Printer must be connected to the same wifi network
  • From your iPhone, open the document you want to print. 
  • Locate and tap the share icon to open the list of options. 
  • Select your Canon printer and Tap “Print” to start printing.

2- Connect Canon Printer to iPhone With a USB Cable 

You can connect a canon printer to your iPhone using a USB-C-to-Lightning cord. Follow the below steps to perform this function.

  • Turn on your Canon Printer.
  • Insert the USB end of the cable to your canon printer and the Lightning port side to your phone.
  • Add canon printer to iPhone. Your phone will have a pop-up notification to ask for confirmation.
  • Tap on “Ok” on the notification to continue the further process.
  • Next, Find the documents you want to print from your iPhone. 
  • Tap the share icon to find multiple sharing options, including the Print option. 
  • Select “Print,” and it will display the printer machine connected. 
  • Select canon Printer from the list and tap “Print” at the upper right corner of your iPhone screen to start the document printing process. 

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