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Print with Amazon Alexa

Just ask Alexa to print by using any Amazon Echo and Alexa-enabled devices.
Operation is easy and hands-free.

Note: Only English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese languages are supported.

Recommended Use

  • Print various types of content such as coloring pages, number place puzzles, notebook paper, staff paper, and checklist paper.
  • With the Canon Inkjet Printer skill Alexa can even check the status of your printer for you.

Items Required (Materials, Tools)

  • A smartphone or tablet on which the Amazon Alexa app is installed (iOS or Android)
  • Amazon Echo and Alexa-enabled devices
  • A4 or Letter size Plain paper

Procedure

  1. STEP
    1

    Check that your printer is on.

    If your printer has an Auto power on function, check that it is enabled.
    For details, refer to the Online Manual.

  2. STEP
    2

    Start Amazon Alexa app, and then search for "Canon Inkjet Printer" skill.

    In search results, tap the Canon Inkjet Printer skill, and then enable it.

    • figure: Amazon Alexa app screen

      Tap!

    • figure: Amazon Alexa app screen

      Tap!

    • figure: Amazon Alexa app screen

      Tap!

  3. STEP
    3

    Sign into Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center.

    Note: A Canon ID is required.

    If you already have an account, skip ahead to STEP 8 and sign in.

    If you do not have an account, proceed to STEP 4.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen
  4. STEP
    4

    Tap Create a Canon ID account.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen

      Tap!

  5. STEP
    5

    Create account.

    Follow the on-screen instructions to create an account.

    For the printer registration ID, refer to the Online Manual.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen
    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen

      Tap!

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen
  6. STEP
    6

    Start the Amazon Alexa app, and then tap SETTINGS.

    • figure: Amazon Alexa app screen

      Tap!

  7. STEP
    7

    Tap Link Account.

    • figure: Amazon Alexa app screen

      Tap!

  8. STEP
    8

    Sign in by entering the e-mail address and password.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen

      Sign in!

  9. STEP
    9

    When the following screen appears, tap Allow.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen

      Tap!

  10. STEP
    10

    Talk to Alexa and print out some fun contents.

    The following are examples of conversations for printing the menu page, a coloring page, and checking the printer status.

    Printing is performed on the default printer registered to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center account.

    Print menu page!

    Alexa, start Canon printer.

    User

    Welcome to Canon printer.
    I can print out coloring pages or number place puzzles from your printer.
    What would you like me to print?

    Print a quick reference guide.
    Note: If more information is needed, Amazon Alexa will ask questions.

    User

    Printing for you now.

    Print coloring page!

    Alexa, start Canon printer.

    User

    Welcome to Canon printer.
    I can print out coloring pages or number place puzzles from your printer.
    What would you like me to print?

    Print out a coloring page for grown-ups.
    Note: If more information is needed, Amazon Alexa will ask questions.

    User

    Printing for you now.

    Check printer status!

    Alexa, start Canon printer.

    User

    Welcome to Canon printer.
    I can print out coloring pages or number place puzzles from your printer.
    What would you like me to print?

    Check the status of the printer.

    User

    Your printer is showing no problems and is ready to print.
    You still have enough ink of each color.

Complete!

Supported Printers

Trademarks and Licenses

  • Amazon, Echo and Alexa are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
  • IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used under license.
  • Android is a registered trademark or trademark of Google Inc.