If you are new to the printer setup, this section will guide you in setting up your Canon imageCLASS X MF1643iF II printer for the first time.

Let’s unbox the printer

  • The printer setup starts when you take your printer out of the package.
  • Check the printer supplies and keep them aside for later use.
  • Remove the packing materials from the printer.
  • Since the toner cartridge is preinstalled inside the printer, take it out and remove the packing materials from it. Now, reinsert the cartridge into the printer.
  • Using the provided power cord, connect your printer to an electrical outlet.
  • Get the printer alive by pressing the Power button.
  • Once the printer is ready, go to the touchscreen panel and select your preferences.
  • Enter any number as your System Manager PIN and select Apply.
  • Set the remote UI Access PIN if necessary.

Connecting the printer over your wireless network

If you wish to connect your printer to your network via a cable, then connect the Ethernet cable in between your printer and router. Otherwise, connect the printer wirelessly over your network with these instructions.

  • When you are asked to configure the network settings, select Yes.
  • Touch OK and select your network name from the available list.
  • Input the network key and select Apply.
  • Verify the wireless connection by printing a wireless test report.

You have now completed half of the Canon imageCLASS X MF1643iF II setup. Continue reading the steps to complete the software installation part of the setup.

Installing driver

  • Using the provided Setup CD-ROM, run the driver installation wizard on your computer.
  • If your computer doesn’t support the CD-ROM, launch the default browser and go to the official Canon site.
  • Type your printer model number in the search field and select it from the search results.
  • Click the Drivers and Downloads tab and scroll down the page.
  • Check if your OS version has been detected and is displayed in the Operating System drop-down menu.
  • Pick the required driver from the available list and click Download.
  • After downloading the driver file, run the setup wizard.
  • Accept the license agreements and install the required software by selecting them in the setup wizard.
  • Confirm the connection type and carry out the on-screen instructions to make the printer detected by your computer.
  • Once the driver installation is completed, print a test page and finish the setup.

You have now completely learned the Canon imageCLASS X MF1643iF II setup. For assistance in the printer setup, reach our technical experts.