Print Wirelessly From Various Devices - SELPHY CP1200
Article ID: ART164521 | Date published: 01/28/2016 | Date last updated: 03/03/2020
 

Description

Find out how print on your SELPHY CP1200 wirelessly from a camera, mobile device, computer or app.

Solution

With your Wi-Fi® connected SELPHY CP1200, you can easily print from a variety of devices or the compatible app.



Refer to the sections below to learn how to print from each location.


Print from a mobile device

  1. Download the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app from the App Store (for iOS®) or the Google Play Store (for Android).

  2. Press the MENU Menu icon button on your printer panel.

  3. Press the up / down arrow UP buttons to select Wi-Fi Settings, then press OK.

  4. Press the up / down arrow UP buttons to select Connection Settings, then press OK.

    Wi-Fi Settings screed: Connection Settings selected.
  5. Press the up / down arrow UP buttons to select Direct Connection, then press OK.

    Connection Method screen: Direct Connection selected.

    The screen below displays.

    Screen: Connect target device to the displayed access point and print.
  6. In your mobile device Wi-Fi settings, select the SSID (network name), then enter the password that displays on the printer.

  7. You are ready to start a print task. 
    Caution Don't disconnect the device or close the app while this screen displays. Images may not print correctly or completely.‚Äč
     


Print via AirPrint

Follow these steps to print from an iOS device using AirPrint.

  1. Choose the images, etc. you want to print from your iOS device, then tap Share, and in the menu options, tap Print.

  2. In Printer, select Canon SELPHY CP1200.

  3. Specify the number of copies, then tap Print.
    Note While printing, you can press the Home button twice check the status or cancel printing.


Troubleshooting
If you can't print, check the following:

  • Confirm that SELPHY is ON. If SELPHY is on, restart it to see if the problem is resolves.

  • Confirm that SELPHY is connected via Wi-Fi to the same router as the Apple device.

  • Confirm that the paper and ink cassettes are loaded correctly.

  • Remove any inserted memory cards, USB flash drives, or USB cables.

  • Confirm that no error messages display on SELPHY.

  • Reset the Wi-Fi settings and try to connect again.

Note It may take a few minutes after you turn on SELPHY before Wi-Fi communication is possible. Confirm that SELPHY is connected to the router before you attempt to print.
 


 

Print from a Camera

You can print directly from a camera as long as the camera is compatible with DPS over IP (the PictBridge standard for Wi-Fi).

  1. Press the MENU  button on the printer.

  2. Press the up / down arrow UP buttons to select Wi-Fi Settings, then press OK.

  3. Press the up / down arrow UP buttons to select Connection Settings, then press OK.

    Wi-Fi Settings screen: Connection Settings selected.
  4. Check the displayed printer name and press OK. Press the EDIT button to change the printer name.

    Set Printer Name: Canon SELPHY CP1200 selected.

  5. Press the buttons to select Direct Connection, then press OK.

    Connection Method screen: Direct Connection selected.

    The screen below displays.

    Screen: Connect target device to the displayed access point and print.

  6. In the camera’s Wi-Fi settings, select the SSID (network name), then enter the password that displays on the printer.

  7. Use the camera to select images and print

    Caution Don't disconnect the devices while this screen is displays. Images may not be printed correctly or completely


 

Print from a computer

Follow one of these links to learn how to print from Windows or print from a Mac®.

 


Good to know

  • The printer doesn't enable communication between the devices connected to it.

  • You can also connect the printer to a camera via an existing  wireless router as long as the printer and camera are connected to the same router.

  • You can't cancel a print task from SELPHY using the back button. Use the camera to stop printing.