Installing the Driver/Software Via USB for Macintosh

Article ID: ART100384 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


Installing the Driver/Software Via USB for Macintosh


Install the MF Drivers from the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM that is supplied with the machine. For more information about how to connect the machine and a computer, see "Getting Started" before starting.
If you are connecting the machine and a computer via a USB cable, install the software before connecting the USB cable. A USB cable is not included with the machine. Prepare one separately.
  • The options to be displayed differ depending on your model.
  • The installation screen differs depending on the version of Mac OS X.
  • Be sure to close all applications that are running.

1. Insert the User Software and Manuals CD-ROM/DVD-ROM into the drive on the computer.

2. Turn OFF the machine.

3. Double-click the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM icon, and double-click the [Canon_Driver.pkg] icon.


4. Click [Continue].


5. Read the License Agreement, and click [Continue].


6. Click [Agree].


7. Click [Install].
  • [Change Install Location] may appear, but you cannot change the installation location.


8. Enter your [Name] and [Password], and click [OK].
  • If you are using Mac OS X 10.7.x or later, click [Install Software].


9. When the following screen appears, click [Close].


10. Connect the USB cable.
  • Connect the flat end ( ) to the USB port on the computer.
  • Connect the square end ( ) to the USB port on the machine.


11. Turn ON the machine.

12. Open [System Preferences], and click [Print & Fax], [Print & Scan], or [Printers & Scanners].

13. Check that the machine is added to the dialog box.
  • If the machine is added to the dialog box, installation is complete.
  • If the machine is not added to the dialog box, proceed to step 14.


14. Click the [+] icon.
  • If another dialog box does not appear, click [Add Other Printer or Scanner] or [Add Printer or Scanner] after clicking the [+] icon.


15. Register the printer and fax.

15-1. Click [Default], and select a printer name for which [USB] is displayed in the [Kind] column.


15-2. Select either one of the following options from [Print Using] or [Use]: [Select a driver to use], [Select Printer Software], or [Select Software].

15-3. Select a driver that is capable for this machine from the driver list, and click [OK].
  • If you are using Mac OS X 10.5.x, clicking [OK] is not required.

15-4. Click [Add].

16. Check that this machine is added to the [Print & Fax], [Print & Scan], or [Printers & Scanners] dialog box.


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