Basic Printing from a Mac - TR150

Article ID: ART176637 | Date published: 03/25/2020 | Date last updated: 03/26/2020


Learn how to perform a basic print with the PIXMA TR150 on a Mac.



This printer is compatible with the macOS standard printing system (AirPrint).
You can start printing right away after connecting this printer to your Mac without installing any special software.

AirPrint logo

Checking Your Environment

First, check your environment.

  • Mac running the latest version of OS

  • The Mac and the printer must be connected by one of the following methods:

    • Connected to the same network over a LAN

    • Connected directly without wireless router (Direct Connection)

    • Connected by USB

Print from a Mac

  1. Make sure that the printer is powered on.

     If Auto power on is enabled, printer automatically turns itself on when receiving a print job.

  2. Load paper into the printer.

  3. Register the set paper size and paper type on the printer operation panel.

  4. Open the Print dialog from the application you want to print from (usually done by selecting File --> Print).

  5. Select your model from the Printer list in the Print dialog.

    Figure: Printer in the Print dialog

     Click Show Details to switch the setup window to the detailed display.

  6. Set items such as Paper Size to the appropriate size, as well as Media Type from Media & Quality of the pop-up menu.

    Figure: Print dialog

     An error may occur if the paper size set in the print dialog is different from the paper size set on the printer. Select the correct items on the print dialog and the printer that correspond to the paper being printed.

     Use the Print dialog to set general print settings such as the layout and the print sequence.

     For information about print settings, refer to macOS help.
  7. Select Print.
    The printer prints according to the specified settings.

 It can take the Wi-Fi connection a few minutes to get re-established after the printer turns on. Print after checking that the printer is connected to the network.

 You won't be able print if Bonjour settings of printer are disabled. Check the LAN settings of the printer and enable Bonjour settings.

 The display of the settings screen may differ depending on the application you're using.

Printing of Envelopes

For printing on the envelope from Mac, refer to the following.

Print result image Orientation of print data Orientation of loading envelope

Figure: Envelope print result

Figure: Orientation of print data

The print data is rotated by 180 degrees against the print result image.

Figure: Orientation of loading envelope

Load the envelope in vertically with the address side facing up so that the folded flap of the envelope will be faced down on the right side.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

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