Using Remote UI - MX490 - MX492
Article ID: ART169142 | Date published: 12/06/2017 | Date last updated: 04/15/2019



Using Remote UI

This service allows you to check printer information and execute utility functions from your computer or smartphone.

You can also use the convenient web services presented by Canon.

Checking the printer IP address

To use this service, first check the IP address of this machine from the operation panel of the machine.


  • Before you check the IP address of this machine or use the Remote UI, make sure that themachine is connected to the LAN and the LAN environment is connected to the Internet. Note that the customer is responsible for paying all Internet connection fees.
  1. Check that the machine has been turned on

If your printer has a LCD monitor

  1. From the home window, select  Setup ->  Device settings -> LAN settings -> Confirm LAN settings -> WLAN setting list or LAN setting list. Then from the displayed window, check the IP address.


    • To print the IP address, load one sheet of A4 size or Letter size plain paper. Then from the home window, select  Setup ->  Device settings -> LAN settings -> Confirm LAN settings -> Print LAN details, in sequence.

If your printer does not have a LCD monitor

  1. Load one sheet of A4 size or Letter size plain paper

  2. Hold down the Stop button until the Alarm lamp flashes 15 times

  3. Release the button

    Printing of the network setup information starts.

Remote UI startup

In the Web browser, directly enter the IPv4 address that you checked from the LCD monitor of themachine. The Remote UI starts.

  1. From your computer, smartphone, or tablet device, open the Web browser, and enter the following URL:

    http:// <Printer IP address>

    For "<Printer IP address>" enter the IP address that you checked in "Checking the printer IP address."

  2. Entering Username and Administrator's Password

    From the authentication screen, enter the Username and Password.

    Username: ADMIN
    Password: See "About the Administrator Password."


    • The Username display may differ depending on your browser.
  3. Remote UI startup

    The Remote UI starts and the top window is displayed.

    Printer status
    This function displays printer information such as the remaining ink amount, the status, and detailed error information.
    You can also connect to the ink purchase site or support page, and use Web Services.
    This function allows you to set and execute the machine utility functions such as cleaning.
    AirPrint settings
    This function allows you to specify the Apple AirPrint settings, such as position information.
    Google Cloud Print setup
    This function allows you to register this machine to Google Cloud Print or delete the machine.
    Firmware update
    This function allows you to update the firmware and check version information.
    Manual (Online)
    This function displays the Online Manual.
    Network Configuration
    This function displays the network settings.

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