The Canon Pixma mx490 setup can be done by following the guidelines below.
First, remove the Canon Pixma mx490 printer from the cardboard box.
Take the styrofoam tapes on either side of the Canon Pixma mx490 printer and also remove the plastic cover on it.
Next, check for all the necessary accessories that are attached with the box such as the installation CD, power cord, set up guide, reference manual, phone cable, phone plugs, ink cartridges.
Now, remove all the orange tapes from inside and outside the Canon Pixma mg490 printer.
Plug one end of the power cord to the rear of the Canon Pixma mg490 printer and the other end to the electrical socket.
Turn on the Canon Pixma mg490 printer by pressing the power button.
Next, choose a language and press, OK.
Now, the Canon Pixma mg460 setup printer will prompt you to install the ink cartridges.
Remove the ink cartridges from its packing and make sure to remove the tapes from them.
Access the ink cartridge door and wait for the carriage movement to stop.
Now, slide the ink cartridges into their correct slots and wait for it to lock into its position.
Next, close the ink cartridge door and press OK on the LCD screen.
Load the paper into the input tray by adjusting the paper width.
The alignment page will now be a printer and make sure to scan the alignment page.
Next, download the Canon Pixma mx490 printer driver from the manufacturer site depending on your operating system.
CANON PIXMA MX490 DRIVER
The Canon Pixma mx490 printer driver can be downloaded from the manufacturer site. Launch the manufacturer’s driver and software download page, and enter the model number (Pixma mx490) in the search box. Select the Drivers and Downloads option, choose the operating system family and its version, and download the file at the desired location on the computer.
CANON PIXMA MX490 DRIVER WINDOWS
To download and install Canon Pixma mx490 driver for Windows 10, proceed with the steps below.
Open a new web browser tab and go to the manufacturer site.
Enter the series number (mx490) in the search box, and click Go.
Now, choose Drivers and Downloads option.
Next, select the operating system and its version that you are using. Here it would be Window 10.
Tap the Download Option to begin the downloading process.
Choose the desired destination to save the file on the computer.
Next, double click the downloaded driver file and proceed with the on-screen prompts to install the driver.
CANON PIXMA MX490 DRIVER MAC
Perform the guidelines below to download and install the Canon Pixma mx490 printer driver for Mac.
First, launch a new web browser and go to the manufacturer’s website.
Type the model number mx490 in the search field, and click Go.
Next, select the Drivers and Downloads option.
Select the operating system that you are currently using.
Select the location where you need to save the file.
Click the Download option, to begin with, the process.
Now, the driver file will be downloaded to the selected destination.
Next, open the downloaded Canon Pixma mx490 driver and proceed with the on-screen prompts.
Wait for the Canon Pixma mx490 setup printer driver installation process to complete.
The ‘installed successful’ message will appear once the driver is installed.
CANON PIXMA MX490 CONNECT TO COMPUTER
Follow these guidelines to connect the Canon Pixma MX490 printer to computer.
Ensure that there is a stable internet connection. Make a note of the Wi-Fi information before proceeding with these Canon Pixma MX490 connect to computer steps.
Ensure that the laptop/desktop computer is connected to the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect the Canon Pixma mx490 setup printer.
Power on the Canon MX490 printer and wait until it initializes.
Navigate to the four button section on the device’s control panel and tap the Copy button. Then, when the Copy screen appears, tap the Setup button.
Tap OK when the Wireless LAN Setup screen appears. The Canon Pixma MX490 printer looks for the Wi-Fi networks in the vicinity. Press the Stop button when you see the scrolling text on the LCD to Canon Pixma MX490 connect to computer.
Press the 'left' or 'right' arrow keys to highlight the Other Setup option and then highlight the Cableless setup option. Tap OK. Scrolling text appears on the LCD asking you to see the instructions on the smartphone.
Insert the Pixma MX 490 driver CD into your computer and launch the Pixma driver installer. Click Next to Canon Pixma MX490 connect to computer.
Choose the Wireless LAN Connection radio button and then click Next. Select the Connect via wireless router option and then click Next. Click Next again. If the Pixma MX 490 printer does not appear on the Network list, click the small checkbox above the Update button. Click Next.
Choose the Pixma MX490 printer from the list and then click Next. The Pixma driver installer installs the software. Click NextNext. Click Cableless Setupclick Next for the three consecutive screens. The Connection completed screen appears. Click Next.
Ensure that the Pixma software to be installed are selected and then click Next. Read the Canon Pixma license agreement and then click Yes. Click Next. Wait until the Pixma software is installed and then click Complete Canon Pixma MX490 connect to computer.
Click Execute to begin the printhead alignment. Click Next when the 'setup complete' screen appears. Follow the rest of the Pixma MX490 printer installer guidelines to complete the cableless Canon Pixma mx490 setup.
HOW TO CONNECT CANON PIXMA MX490 TO MAC
Here are the steps to connect the Canon Pixma MX490 to a Mac computer.
Power on the Canon MX490 printer and wait until it initializes.
Ensure that the wireless router is set up correctly and check whether the Mac computer is connected to it.
Tap the Copy button on the Pixma MX490 control panel and then wait until the Copy 100% message appears on the screen. Press the Setup button. Use the right arrow button to highlight Wireless LAN setup and then press OK. Scrolling text about WPS appears on the LCD. Press the Stop button to connect Canon pixma mx490 to Mac.
The Wireless LAN setup Standard Setup message appears on the screen. Use the right arrow button to highlight Other Canon Pixma mx490 setup. Press OK. Select Cableless setup and press OK. At this point, scrolling text appears on the LCD again, which means you need to download and install the Canon MX490 printer driver on your Mac computer.
Launch the Canon MX490 printer driver installer and click Open if a security prompt appears. Click Next. Key in the Mac laptop computer’s username and passphrase. Click Install Helper followed by Next to connect Canon pixma mx490 to Mac.
Click the Wireless LAN Connection radio button and then click Next. By default, 'Connect via wireless router' is selected. Click Next.
The Canon Pixma mx490 driver installer prompts you to check whether the Canon machine is powered on. Click Next.
Click the small checkbox above the Update button if you do not see your Pixma device on the Network list. Click Next.
The Canon Pixma MX490 printer appears on the network list. Select it and then click Next. Click Open followed by Next on the two Printer Setup screens. Click Other Methods and then select Cableless Setup. Click Next on the three Cableless setup screens. Click Allow to connect Canon pixma mx490 to Mac.
The Connection completed screen appears. Click Next and choose the region of residence and click Next. Select the place of residence from the list and click Next. Choose the Canon software that needs to be installed. (IJ Scan Utility is very useful.) Click Select All to select all the Canon software packages. Click NextYesAgreeNext.
Wait until all the Canon software packages are installed and the Add Printer screen appears. Click the Add Printer button. Select the Canon Pixma MX490 printer with the Canon IJ Network mentioned in the Kind category from the Add list and then click Add. Click Next.
The Pixma MX490 driver installer prompts you to perform the steps required for printhead alignment. Make a note of them. Load paper into the Canon Pixma MX490 setup printer.
Click Execute. After the Pixma MX490 prints the alignment page, follow the guidelines mentioned before on the control panel to complete the printhead alignment. Click Next on the MX490 printer driver installer screen to connect Canon pixma mx490 to Mac.
Click Next on the User Registration screen if you want to register your Pixma MX490 printer. Click Agree/Do Not Agree if you do not want/want to enroll your Pixma MX490 printer in the Extended Survey Program.
Click the Test Print button to test the Pixma MX490 printer--Mac connection. Click NextExit.
CANON PIXMA MX490 WIRELESS SETUP
Follow these guidelines to perform wireless setup on the Canon Pixma MX 490 printer.
Power on the Canon Pixma MX490 printer and wait until the device initializes.
Go to the 4-button section on the Pixma device’s control panel and tap the Copy button. Now, tap the Setup button found below the Copy button to its right for Canon pixma mx490 wireless setup.
Tap the right arrow button to highlight the Cableless setup option and press OK. The Canon device’s control panel displays scrolling text. Now, you need to download the Canon Print app on your smartphone and install it.
Tap the Add printer option at the top of the Canon Print app and wait until the app searches for the list of available printers. Tap the Canon Pixma mx490 Setup option at the bottom of the screen. Tap the 'Select Conn. Method' option and then touch the recommended option for Canon pixma mx490 wireless setup.
Choose the router to which the Canon Pixma MX490 printer is connected and then key in the passphrase. Tap OKOK.
Tap the Pixma MX490 printer when it appears on the screen. Set a name for it and tap OK.
Now, the Pixma MX490 and smartphone are connected, and you can send print jobs from the smartphone.
CANON PIXMA MX490 WIFI SETUP
Follow these steps to perform the Canon Pixma MX490 WiFi setup with an iOS device.
Power on the Pixma MX490 printer and wait until it initializes.
Tap the Copy button to wake the Pixma machine and then touch the Setup button. Press the OK button when Wireless LAN Setup is highlighted for Canon pixma mx490 wifi setup.
The Pixma MX490 printer displays a prompt on the LCD, informing you to press the WPS button. Press the Stop button on the Pixma machine.
The Wireless LAN setup Standard setup screen appears. Press the 'right' arrow key to navigate to Cableless setup option and then press OK. The instructions prompt appears on the Pixma machine’s LCD.
Go to the 'App Store' on your Apple device and search for the Canon Print app. Install and launch it. On the Canon Print app’s home screen, tap the Add printer icon at the top. Touch the Printer button at the bottom of the Registered Printers screen. Tap Canon Pixma mx490 Setup.
Touch the Connect via wireless router option and then view the instructions to connect the Apple device to the router. Go to the Apple device’s home screen and tap Settings. Tap Wi-Fi and choose the Canon Wi-Fi SSID. Go back to the 'Canon Print' app and tap OK for Canon pixma mx490 wifi setup.
Choose the router’s Wi-Fi SSID on the options the screen and then enter the passphrase. Tap OKOK. When the Canon MX490 printer appears on the screen, tap it and set a name. Tap OK. The Canon Pixma MX490 printer--Apple device Wi-Fi setup is complete.
CANON PIXMA MX490 FAX SETUP
Here are the Canon Pixma MX490 fax setup guidelines.
Power on the Canon MX 490 printer and wait until it initializes.
Tap the Canon Pixma mx490 Setup button and then touch the right arrow button. Keep tapping the right arrow button until Fax Settings is highlighted and then press OK.
Highlight Easy setup and press OK. Select the Start setup option and press OK for Canon pixma mx490 fax setup.
The Pixma device displays a message asking you to connect the telephone jacket and line jack on the Pixma device. Establish this connection and then press OK.
Press OK to begin the connection test. Press OK again when the setup results are displayed.
Use the arrow buttons to choose either Sharing Fax/Voice or Fax only. Press OK to perform Canon pixma mx490 fax setup.
Press OK after ensuring that the settings displayed on the screen are correct.
HOW TO SCAN ON CANON PIXMA MX490
Follow these steps to scan a document/photo on the Canon Pixma MX490 printer.
Power on the Pixma MX490 printer and wait until it initializes.
Set the document/photo to be scanned on the Pixma device’s scanner glass to scan on Canon pixma mx490.
Launch the IJ Scan Utility on your Mac computer and view the scan options.
Click the Settings option to set up the Scan preferences and save them when you finish setting them.
Alternately, click Auto to begin scanning the document with the default settings to scan on Canon pixma mx490.
If you want to cancel this scan, click the Cancel button when the scan is in progress on Canon Pixma mx490 setup printer.
HOW TO COPY ON CANON PIXMA MX490
Power on the Canon Pixma MX490 printer and wait until it initializes.
Load a paper stack into the Pixma MX490 printer’s paper tray and then go to the Pixma device’s control panel to copy on Canon pixma mx490.
If multiple pages need to be copied, place them in the ADF. If not, load the original on the scanner glass.
Check whether the page size and magnification are set correctly. To change them, tap the Menu button and use the arrow keys to change the setting. To reset the magnification, press the Pixma machine’s Copy button to copy on Canon pixma mx490.
Set the number of black/color copies by pressing the arrow keys and then tap Color/Black for Color/Black copies, respectively. Now, the Canon Pixma mx490 setup printer begins copying.