Wireless Setup (WPS) for the imageCLASS MF8580Cdw and imageCLASS MF8280Cw (Contains Video)

Article ID: ART168400 | Date published: 08/23/2017 | Date last updated: 09/07/2017


This article provides instructions on how to setup your imageCLASS MF8280Cw and imageCLASS MF8580Cdw printers to do wireless printing, scanning, and faxing depending on your specific model.  It is broken down into two parts.  Part 1 is a video that provides instructions on how to configure the settings on your printer.  Part 2 provides instructions on how to download and setup the software on your computer.


Part 1:  Setting Up The Printer

Please click on the following link to view a video explaining how to setup you printer for wireless printing.


Part 2:  Downloading and Installing the Computer Software

Once your printer has been setup follow the instructions below for downloading and installing your printer, scanner, and fax driver depending on which model you have.  In the example below we will be using the imageCLASS MF729Cdw and Windows 7 64 bit for illustration. The screens may vary somewhat based on your selections and the browser you use.  Please insert your model name in place of the
imageCLASS MF729Cdw.

To download drivers and software for your device, please follow the instructions below:

1. Visit http://consumer.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer

2. Type your model name into the search box and select it from the list that appears. 

3. Click the 'GO' button to get to the Drivers & Downloads page for your model.

4. From the Drivers & Downloads Tab, Select your Operating System and Version from the provided drop-down menu.

5. The most common driver to use will be listed in the Recommended Section.  Click [SELECT] next to the driver you need as shown in the illustration above and then click [DOWNLOAD].

6. Click [Run] to begin downloading and installing the driver software.

7.  Click [RUN] to install the software.

8.  Click [Next] on the Welcome to the Setup Wizard for the MF Drivers.

9.  Click [Yes] on the License Agreement.

10.  Select Network Connection (for Network Models.

11.  Click [Yes] to remove the firewall blocks set against this program.

12.  Select your Device from the Device List and click [Next].

13.  Select the Drivers to install and click [Next].

14.  Select the printer driver you want to install and click [Next].  The default is UFR II Printer Driver.

15.  Confirm the printer name and click [Next].

16.  Confirm the fax name and click [Next].

17.   Click [Start].

Congratulations, your drivers are installed and you should be able to print, fax, and scan wirelessly now depending on your model.

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