Wireless Setup for the imageCLASS X MF1238, MF1127C, LBP1238, and LBP1127C - (Contains Video) (Windows)

Article ID: ART177771 | Date published: 10/30/2020 | Date last updated: 10/30/2020


This article provides instructions on how to setup your imageCLASS X MF1238, MF1127C, LBP1238, and LBP1127C printers to do wireless printing, scanning, and faxing depending on your specific model.  It contains a Canon imageCLASS Wireless Help Video that provides complete instructions for setting up your printer and Windows Computer.  Additionally we have broken out the steps in two written parts as shown below. 

Part 1:  Provides written instructions on how to setup your printer. 
Part 2:  Provides written instructions on how to download and setup the software on your computer.



Canon imageCLASS Wireless Help Video for a Windows Computer. If you can't see the video please click HERE.

Part 1:  Setting Up The Printer

Setting Up Connection by Selecting a Wireless Router

You can search the wireless routers (or access points) available for connection and select one from the display of the machine. For the network key, enter a WEP key or PSK. Before selecting a wireless router, check and write down the required setup information, including the SSID and network key.

1.  Select <Menu> in the Home screen.

2.  Select <Preferences>  <Network> If the login screen appears, enter the correct ID and PIN. (Default ID and PIN 7654321)

3.  Select <Wireless LAN Settings>. If the <Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?> message is displayed, select <Yes>.

4.  Read the message that is displayed, and select <OK>.

5.  Select <SSID Settings>.

6.  Select <Select Access Point>. The machine starts searching for available wireless routers.

7.  Select a wireless LAN router.  Select the router whose SSID matches the one that you have written down, and select <Next>.

To view details of security settings:  Select the wireless LAN router, and select <Details>. To return to the original screen, select . If your wireless router is not found

Check whether the machine is properly installed and ready to connect to the network.

8.  Enter the network key that you have written down and select <Apply>.


9.  Select <Yes>.

If an error message is displayed during setup

Select <Close>, check whether the network key is correct, and return to step 5.

10.  Wait until message <Connected.> is displayed.

11.  Select <Close>.  Wait several minutes until the IP address and other items are set automatically.

Part 2:  Downloading and Installing the Computer Software

Once your printer has been setup follow the instructions below for downloading and installing your printer, scanner, and fax driver depending on which model you have.  In the illustrations below we used the imageCLASS MF729Cdw and Windows 7 64 bit. The screens may vary somewhat based on your selections and the browser you use.

To download drivers and software for your device, please follow the instructions below:

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 [Run] to begin downloading and installing the driver software.

7.  Click [RUN] to install the software.

8.  Click [Next] on the Welcome to the Setup Wizard for the MF Drivers.

9.  Click [Yes] on the License Agreement.

10.  Select Network Connection (for Network Models.

11.  Click [Yes] to remove the firewall blocks set against this program.

12.  Select your Device from the Device List and click [Next].

13.  Select the Drivers to install and click [Next].

14.  Select the printer driver you want to install and click [Next].  The default is UFR II Printer Driver.

15.  Confirm the printer name and click [Next].

16.  Confirm the fax name and click [Next].

17.   Click [Start].

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

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