Attaching the Bluetooth adapter to the MG8220

Article ID: ART111939 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Procedure for attaching the Bluetooth (BU-30) adapter to the printer.


Attaching the Bluetooth Adapter to the Printer

Attach the Bluetooth adapter to the direct print port of the printer.

  1. Ensure that the printer is powered on.

  2. Load paper.

  3. Insert the Bluetooth adapter to the direct print port of the printer.

    Detach the cap from the Bluetooth unit. Store the cap in a safe location

    The external appearance may differ depending on the printer you are using

  4. Select Special print on the HOME screen.

  5. Select Print from mobile phone, then touch the OK button.
    The print standby screen is displayed.

    • You can change the print settings by touching the right Function button.

  6. Start printing from a mobile phone.
  7. For the device name, select the default value "Canon XXX-1" (where "XXX" is your machine's name).
  8. If you are required to input a passkey, input the default value "0000".
    You can change the device name of the machine, passkey, and so on from the Bluetooth settings screen.

    • Communication is possible in a range of up to about 33 ft. / 10 m depending on the conditions below. Printing speed may vary depending on the following conditions:
      Presence of obstacles between the communication equipment, and radio conditions.
      Presence of magnetic fields, static electricity, or electromagnetic interference.
      Receiver sensitivity and antenna performance of the communication equipment.
    • Video files cannot be printed.
    • Depending on your mobile phone data saved on a memory card may not be printed.
    • About transmittable data
      • Due to security settings on the mobile phone, downloaded content or photos downloaded from a URL attached to an E-mail cannot be printed.
      • Depending on the size of a photo, it may take a while for this machine to start printing after starting wireless communication.
      • Printed quality and orientation (portrait or landscape) are determined automatically according to the shot photo size.
      • Depending on the photo size shot on the mobile phone, the edges of the image may be cut off when performing borderless printing; the margin size may change when printing with borders.
      • If the photo file is over 1.8 MB in size, it may not be possible to send the file.

Removing the Bluetooth Adapter from the Printer

  1. Ensure the Bluetooth adapter lamp is neither lit nor flashing.

  2. Remove the Bluetooth adapter from the direct print port of the printer.



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