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Preferences Dialog

You can register a printer/scanner model, region, etc.

Display the Preferences dialog by one of the following operations.

  • Control-click (Open Main Menu) in the Shortcut Menu, then click Preference... in the displayed menu.
  • Click (Preferences Dialog) displayed at the bottom of the Main Menu.
  • Click the printer/scanner model name displayed in the Registered Model Name area in the Main Menu.
  • Click Preference... from the Canon Quick Menu.


  • The information set in the Preferences dialog may be sent to Canon when accessing a website, etc. via Quick Menu.
figure: Preferences dialog
Select Model

Displays the printer model name. Select the printer you want to use.

Click figure: List arrow to display a list of Quick Menu compatible printers installed on your computer.


Displays the scanner model name. Select the scanner you want to use.

Click figure: List arrow to display a list of Quick Menu compatible scanners installed on your computer.


  • If your machine supports network connection, the scanner may appear for USB connection and network connection separately. In that case, select one according to your connection method.

    • For USB connection: Canon XXX series
    • For network connection: Canon XXX series Network

    (Where XXX is the model name.)


  • If an all-in-one inkjet printer is selected for Printer, the same printer will be automatically selected for Scanner.
Select Your Place of Residence
Region or Country Settings
Displays the Region or Country Settings dialog in which you can set the Region and Country or Region.


  • Changes are applied when you click OK in the Region or Country Settings dialog.
Login Information
Login Settings

Displays the Login Settings dialog. You can save the Email address and Password registered with CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.

When you save the Email address and Password, your login information will be sent automatically from the next time you access CANON iMAGE GATEWAY to use the service or register a product.


  • This function is available only if you have already completed the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY user registration.
Use the Notices function

Select this checkbox to allow Quick Menu to access the Canon website periodically and check for update information automatically. If there is update information, the NEW mark appears on (Notices) in the Main Menu. Click the icon to display a notice screen in which you can check the update information.


  • In order to use this function, the following information will be sent to Canon: your product name, OS information, regional information, language information, and information that you have agreed to receive information periodically.
    When you select this checkbox, a confirmation screen may appear. Read the contents, and if you agree, click I Agree. If you do not agree, you cannot use this function.
Applies the settings and closes the Preferences dialog.
Closes the Preferences dialog without saving the settings.