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Printing Using AirPrint

You can print photographs, E-mails, web pages, and other documents using AirPrint, even if the printer driver is not installed or the application is not downloaded.


  • There are restrictions for printing using AirPrint. Please be aware in advance. If you want to use all the functions of the printer, use the Canon IJ printer driver.

Checking Your Environment

First, check your environment.

  • AirPrint Operation Environment
    Mac running the latest version of OS

  • Requirement
    The Mac and the printer must be connected by one of the following methods:

    • Connected to the same network over a LAN
    • Connected directly without wireless router (Direct Connection)
    • Connected by USB

Add The Printer as AirPrint Printer on Your Mac

  1. Open System Preferences -> Printers & Scanners

  2. Click + next to the printer list

  3. Select your printer listed as Bonjour

  4. Select Secure AirPrint from Use

  5. Click Add

    The Printer will be added as AirPrint Printer on Your Mac

Print with AirPrint from a Mac

  1. Check that printer is turned on


    • If Auto power on is enabled, printer automatically turns itself on when receiving a print job.
  2. Load paper in printer

  3. Select paper size and paper type from printer

    Register the set paper size and paper type on the printer operation panel.
    For instructions, see "Register Paper Information."

  4. Start printing from your application software

    The Print dialog opens.

  5. Select printer

    Select your model from the Printer list in the Print dialog.

    figure: Printer in the Print dialog


    • Click Show Details to switch the setup window to the detailed display.
  6. Check print settings

    Set items such as Paper Size to the appropriate size, as well as Feed from, Media Type, from Media & Quality of the pop-up menu.

    figure: Print dialog


    • When feeding paper into the manual feed tray, select Multi-purpose Tray in Feed from.
    • An error may occur if the paper size set in the print dialog is different from the paper size set on the printer. Select the correct items on the print dialog and the printer that correspond to the paper being printed.


    • Use the Print dialog to set general print settings such as the layout and the print sequence.
      For information about print settings, refer to macOS help.
    • You can set Print quality settings (Color mode, Clear coating), and Magnification level for borderless on the operation panel of the printer. For details, see "AirPrint print settings" or "Print settings."
  7. Click Print

    The printer prints according to the specified settings.


  • It can take the Wi-Fi a few minutes to get connected after the printer turns on. Print after checking that the printer is connected to the network.
  • You cannot use AirPrint if Bonjour settings of printer are disabled. Check LAN settings of printer and enable Bonjour settings.
  • Refer to "Cannot Print Using AirPrint" for printing problems when using AirPrint.
  • The display of the settings screen may differ depending on the application software you are using.

Deleting Print Job

Use Stop button from printer to cancel the print job.

Restrictions on the AirPrint

  • Some paper sizes that are compatible with the Canon IJ printer driver are not compatible with AirPrint. If using these sizes, set a "custom size."