Install PIXMA drivers using the prepackaged CD (Mac OS X) iP3600 / iP4600

Article ID: ART104297 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


Install PIXMA drivers using the prepackaged CD (Mac OS X) iP4600


Install PIXMA Drivers

Install the printer driver with the CD-ROM prepackaged with the printer.


  • When Mac OS X is shared by multiple users (accounts), login as an Administrator.
  • Close any antivirus software that may be running prior to installing the drivers.
  1. Connect a USB cable to the printer and computer.

  2. Power on the printer.

  3. Turn on the computer to start Mac OS X.

  4. Insert the setup CD-ROM into the CD drive.
    If the folder in the CD-ROM does not open automatically, double-click the 'CANON IJ' icon on the desktop.

  5. Double-click the 'Setup' icon.

  6. When prompted, enter the administrator name and the password, then click 'OK'.

    When you do not know the administrator name and the password, click the '?' (represented by A) icon.

  7. The printer drivers can be installed using Easy Install or Custom Install.
    Click either of these methods.

    - Easy Install enables the automatic installation of the printer drivers, application software, and on-screen manual.

    - To install only specific components, select 'Custom Install'.

  8. Click 'Install'.

    If Easy Install is selected:

    If Custom Install is Selected:

    *Display may vary depending on the printer.

  9. Read the License Agreement carefully and if you agree, click 'Yes'.

  10. The installation starts.

  11. When the Start Setup window is displayed, click 'Execute' to setup the printer, or click 'Next' if the printer has already been setup.

    Note: If 'Next is selected, skip to Step 14.

  12. Make sure the printer is connected to the computer and the printer power is turned on, and then click 'Restart'. The computer will restart and the installation will continue automatically.

  13. Once the installation restarts, click 'Execute' to align the print head, or click 'Next' if you do not want to align the print head.

  14. Load paper into the printer as instructed and click 'Next' to continue.

  15. Setting up the printer is complete. Click 'Next' to continue.

  16. When the User Registration screen appears, click 'Next' to register your printer online, or click 'Cancel' if you do not wish to register the printer.

  17. Depending on your choice in Step 11, one of two screens will be displayed. Click 'Exit' or click 'Restart' to complete the installation.

    Installing the printer drivers using the prepackaged CD-ROM is completed.

    Memo: When failing to install halfway, install the printer drivers again.



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