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Print with the Google Assistant

Simply ask your Google Assistant to print with your Google Home enabled device.
Operation is easy and hands-free.

Note: Only available for English/French/German/Japanese language.

Recommended Use

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

Items Required (Materials, Tools)

  • A smartphone or tablet on which the Google Home app is installed (iOS or Android™)
  • Google Home or the Google Assistant enabled device
  • 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.

    Tips

    • If your Canon Printer account link is lost, you can reconnect by following the instructions from STEP 2.
  2. STEP
    2

    Talk to the Google Assistant as follows.

    • figure: Conversation between Google Home and user
  3. STEP
    3

    Open the Google Home app, and then tap LINK.

    • figure: Google Home app screen

      Tap!

  4. STEP
    4

    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 5.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen
  5. STEP
    5

    Tap Create a Canon ID account.

    • figure: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen

      Tap!

  6. STEP
    6

    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
  7. STEP
    7

    Open the Google Home app, and then tap LINK.

    • figure: Google Home app screen

      Tap!

  8. STEP
    8

    Log in by entering your 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 the Google Assistant 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.

    Tips

    • If you cannot link to your printer, try asking the Google Assistant on your smartphone/tablet to "Connect to Canon Printer" for you.

    Print menu page!

    • figure: Conversation between Google Home and user

    Print coloring page!

    • figure: Conversation between Google Home and user

    Check printer status!

    • figure: Conversation between Google Home and user

Complete!

Supported Printers

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