Print from a Mac via USB - CP1500

Article ID: ART180913 | Date published: 09/21/2022 | Date last updated: 10/04/2022


This article provides information on printing with the SELPHY CP1500 from a Mac with a USB connection.


Printing from macOS

You can print from a computer using AirPrint.

  1. Turn on the printer and the computer.

  2. Use the USB cable to connect the printer to the computer.

    Figure: Connect the printer to the computer via USB

Steps on the computer

  1. From [System Preferences], open [Printers & Scanners] or [Print & Scan].

  2. Click [+] below the list.

  3. Choose [Canon SELPHY CP1500].

  4. Click [Add].

  5. Access the printing dialog box.

    • Start the photo software, select images to print, and access the printing dialog box.

    • As the destination printer, choose [Canon SELPHY CP1500].

  6. Choose printing options.

    Paper Size Description Paper Size
    L Size 89×119 mm
    P Size Postcard
    C Size 54×86 mm
    • Specify the paper size, orientation, and number of copies.

    • Choose one of these paper sizes.

  7. Print.

    • Click [Print] to print.

    • To print other images, repeat steps 7–9.

 Avoid sleep or standby mode on your computer while the printer is connected via USB. If the computer enters sleep mode with the printer connected via USB, wake the computer without disconnecting the USB cable. If recovery fails, restart the computer.

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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