Network Scan Settings (Windows) - TR4720
Article ID: ART180466 | Date published: 10/12/2021 | Date last updated: 10/12/2021
 

Description

Learn about the network scan settings that can be adjusted when scanning with the PIXMA TR4720 on a Windows PC connected to a network.

Solution

Network Scan Settings

You can connect your scanner or printer to a network to share it among multiple computers or scan images into a specified computer.

 Multiple users cannot scan at the same time.

 With network connection, scanning takes longer than USB connection.

Complete the following settings to enable scanning over a network.
 

Specifying Your Scanner or Printer

Use IJ Network Scanner Selector EX to specify the scanner you want to use. By specifying the scanner, you can scan over a network from your computer or the operation panel.

 If the product you want to use is changed with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX, the product used for scanning with IJ Scan Utility changes as well. The product for scanning from the operation panel also changes. If your scanner or printer is not selected in IJ Scan Utility, check that it is selected with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX.

 To scan from the operation panel, specify your printer with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX.

  1. Check that IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is running.

    If IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is running,  (IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2) appears in the notification area on the desktop. Click Up arrow to check the hidden icons as well.

     If the icon is not displayed in the notification area on the desktop, follow the procedure below to start.

    • Windows 11 or Windows 10:

      From the Start menu, click (All apps >) Canon Utilities > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2.

    • Windows 8.1:

      Click IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2 on the Start screen.

      If IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2 is not displayed on the Start screen, select the Search charm, then search for "IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2".

    • Windows 7:

      From the Start menu, click All Programs > Canon Utilities > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2 > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2.‚Äč

The icon appears in the notification area on the desktop, and the Scan-from-PC Settings screen appears. In that case, skip ahead to Step 3.

  1. In the notification area on the desktop, right-click  (IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2), then select Settings....

    The Scan-from-PC Settings screen appears.

  2. Select your printer from Scanners.

    Normally, the MAC address of your scanner or printer is already selected after the network setup. In that case, you do not need to select it again.

     If multiple scanners exist on the network, multiple model names appear. In that case, you can select one scanner per model.

  3. Click OK.

 The scanner selected in the Scan-from-PC Settings screen will be automatically selected in the Scan-from-Operation-Panel Settings screen as well.


 

Setting for Scanning with IJ Scan Utility

To scan from IJ Scan Utility using a scanner or printer connected to a network, specify your scanner or printer with IJ Network Scanner Selector EX, then follow the steps below to change the connection status between it and the computer.

  1. Start IJ Scan Utility.

  2. Select "Canon XXX series Network" (where "XXX" is the model name) for Product Name.

  3. Click Settings... to use another scanner connected to a network.

  4. Click  (General Settings), then click Select in Product Name.

    The Scan-from-PC Settings screen of IJ Network Scanner Selector EX appears.

    Select the scanner you want to use and click OK.

  5. In the Settings (General Settings) dialog box, click OK.

    The IJ Scan Utility main screen reappears. You can scan via a network connection.

 

Setting for Scanning from the Operation Panel

You can make the setting for scanning from the operation panel.

 Set IJ Scan Utility to use your printer via a network connection.

  1. Check that IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is running.

    If IJ Network Scanner Selector EX is running,  (IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2) appears in the notification area on the desktop. Click Up arrow to check the hidden icons as well.

     If the icon is not displayed in the notification area on the desktop, follow the procedure below to start.

    • Windows 11 or Windows 10:

      From the Start menu, click (All apps >) Canon Utilities > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2.

    • Windows 8.1:

      Click IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2 on the Start screen.

      If IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2 is not displayed on the Start screen, select the Search charm, then search for "IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2".

    • Windows 7:

      From the Start menu, click All Programs > Canon Utilities > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2 > IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2.

The icon appears in the notification area on the desktop, and the Scan-from-PC Settings screen appears. In that case, skip ahead to Step 3.

  1. In the notification area on the desktop, right-click  (IJ Network Scanner Selector EX2), then select Settings....

    The Scan-from-PC Settings screen appears.

  2. Click Scan-from-Operation-Panel Settings.

    The Scan-from-Operation-Panel Settings screen appears.

  3. Select your scanner or printer from Scanners and click OK.

    Select the MAC address of your scanner or printer.

     When multiple scanners are connected via a network, you can select up to three scanners.

  4. In the Scan-from-PC Settings screen, click OK.

 If your printer does not appear, check the following, click OK to close the screen, then reopen it and try selecting again.

  • MP Drivers is installed

  • Network settings of your scanner or printer is completed after installing the MP Drivers

  • Network communication between your scanner or printer and computer is enabled

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.