Registering an MF Scan Utility Compatible Scanner (Mac)
Article ID: ART169782 | Date published: 03/28/2018 | Date last updated: 01/15/2020
 

Description

You can register a scanner to the operating system using the MF Scan Utility.
Here, the procedures for network connection and USB connection will be explained.

Solution


Prerequisites
  • Installing the Driver
  • Confirmation of the specified IP address (when connected by TCP/IP)
    If you do not know the IP address, check with the network administrator.
  • Confirmation of the corresponding utility software
    For the utility software corresponding to the device, refer to the Readme file.

Procedures
When registering a scanner connected over a network

1. Display [Applications] in the operating system → select [Canon MF Scan Utility] in the [Canon MF Utilities] folder.
MF Scan Utility starts.
When you start MF Scan Utility for the first time or if no scanners are registered, a message indicating that no scanners are registered is displayed. Close the message and proceed to step 3..

2. Select [Network Scanner Settings] from [Canon MF Scan Utility] in the menu bar.

3. Click [+] at the bottom of the [Canon MF Scan Utility - Network Scanner] dialog box.


4. Register the scanner.
For a Bonjour connection
Display the [Bonjour] tab → select the scanner name → click [Add].


For a TCP/IP connection
Display the [IP] tab → select the IP address of the scanner → click [Add].

5. Start the MF Scan Utility.

6. Check that the registered scanner name is displayed in the main dialog box of [Canon MF Scan Utility].
If the scanner name is not displayed, reinstall the driver.

When registering a scanner connected by USB

1. Turn the scanner on → connect the scanner and the computer by USB cable.

2. Display [Applications] in the operating system → select [Canon MF Scan Utility] in the [Canon MF Utilities] folder.
MF Scan Utility starts.

3. Check that the registered scanner name is displayed in the main dialog box of [Canon MF Scan Utility].
If the scanner name is not displayed, restart the USB after reconnecting the MF Scan Utility cable. If the scanner name is still not displayed, reinstall the driver.