Installing Software and Drivers to the Computer

Install the related software and drivers to the computer that will use the functions of the machine, such as printing, remote scanning, and PC faxing.
Install any options to the machine before installing the software and drivers.
Installation Procedure
Check the operating environment via the Canon website for your country/region, and download and install the latest software and drivers.
* If the machine is supplied with a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM, you can also use this to install the software and drivers.
For details about the installation method, see the manual of the software or driver at the online manual site.
Precautions and Limitations
Operating Environment
Depending on the operating system, your computer may not support some software or drivers. For the latest information on the supported operating systems, see the Canon website.
Depending on the model and usage environment, some functions of the software or drivers may not be available.
When the Firewall Settings of the Machine Are Configured
The computer that will be used with the machine must be allowed to communicate with the machine. If the computer is not allowed to communicate with the machine, you will not be able to install the software and drivers or use the functions of the machine. Setting the Firewall
If the IP Address of the Machine Is Changed after Installing the Printer Driver
In Windows, the required action depends on the port you are using.
If you are using an MFNP port, the connection is maintained as long as the machine and computer belong to the same subnet, so no action is required on the computer.
If you are using a standard TCP/IP port, you must add a new port. Adding a Port
If you do not know which port is being used, see the following:
Viewing the Printer Port
In macOS, you must re-register the machine on the Mac. For details about registering the machine, see the manual of the driver at the online manual site.
* If you are using DHCP to automatically obtain the IP address of the machine, the IP address may be changed automatically.
Using the Functions of the Machine without Installing Software or Drivers (macOS)
You can use AirPrint standard equipped in macOS to print and scan data and send faxes from a computer without installing software or drivers. Using AirPrint Application to Print and Scan Data and Send Faxes