Send Scanned Images via E-mail with MP Navigator EX (Mac) - MX870

Article ID: ART177444 | Date published: 09/08/2020 | Date last updated: 09/08/2020


This article explains how you can use MP Navigator EX on your Mac to attach scanned images to a new e-mail message. Please note that you will need to have an e-mail client, such as Mail, installed on your Mac.


Sending via E-mail

You can use MP Navigator EX to attached scanned images to a new e-mail message.

 MP Navigator EX is compatible with the following e-mail software programs:

  • Mail (Mac OS standard)


  • Microsoft Entourage

(If an e-mail software program does not operate properly, check that the program supports file attachments. For details, refer to the manual of the e-mail software program.)

  1. Scan documents or images into MP Navigator EX and save them, then open the View & Use window from the Navigation Mode screen and select images.

     Learn how to save scanned documents.

     Learn how to save scanned photos.

     Only PDF and JPEG files can be attached to e-mail.
  2. Click Send, then click Attach to E-mail on the list.

    figure: View & Use window

  3. Specify the destination folder and file name in the Send via E-mail dialog.

    figure: Send via E-mail dialog

     You can select a compression type when sending JPEG images via e-mail. Click Set... to open a dialog and select a compression type from High(Low Compression), Standard or Low(High Compression).

  4. Click OK.

    Files are saved according to the settings, and the e-mail software program starts.

  5. Specify the recipient, enter the subject and message, then send the e-mail.

    For details, refer to the manual of the e-mail software program.

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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