Wireless Setup for the imageCLASS LBP253dw (Contains Video)
Article ID: ART168419 | Date published: 08/30/2017 | Date last updated: 09/07/2017


This article provides instructions on how to setup your imageCLASS LBP253dw printer to do wireless printing.  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.



NOTE:  In the video when it asks for the System Administrator Password please enter the default [7654321] for both the ID and PIN.  Next press the [ID] button on the operations panel to continue.  Resume with the video instructions.

Part 2:  Downloading and Installing the Computer Software

Once your printer hardware has been setup follow the instructions below for downloading and installing your printer driver.  In the example below we will be using the imageCLASS LBP253dw and Windows 7 64 bit. The screens may vary somewhat based on your selections and the browser you use:

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 [Save] to begin downloading the printer driver software. 

Downloaded files are saved in the specified folder, normally the Download Folder, in a self-extracting format (.exe format).

7.  Click [Open Folder].


8.  Double-click the files to decompress them.  A new folder will be created in the same folder. The new folder will have the same name as the compressed file.

9.  Open the folder and click the Setup.exe file to start installation.

10.  Click [Yes] to accept the Canon Software License Agreement.

11.  Select Standard and then click [Next] on the Printer Setup screen.

12.  Click [Next] on the Select Process screen.

13.  Select your printer and then click [Next].

14.  Click [Start] to begin the installation.

15.  Click [Restart] to complete the installation.

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