Canon IJ Mx492 Driver Install

Here are the guidelines for Canon MX 492 printer driver.

  • Download the Canon MX 492 printer driver from the official site or access it by inserting the Canon printer driver CD into your computer.
  • Power on the Canon MX 492 printer and turn on the wireless connection feature.
  • Launch the Canon MX 492 printer driver and read the instructions shown on the dashboard. Click the Next button if the text is in the required language or use the Language button to change the language and click Next after changing it.
  • The Canon MX 492 printer driver acquires information from your computer for beginning the driver installation and displays the same as a notification message on the screen.
  • After the Canon driver installer finishes searching for the Canon MX 492 printer, it displays the connection method screen. Choose the LAN connection radio button and then select the Connect via wireless router radio button. Click Next.
  • Choose the Next button after ensuring that the Pixma MX 492 device is turned on.
  • Click the checkbox beside the option that reads ‘Setting printer could not be found on the list.’ Click Next. Now, the Canon MX 492 printer which has Wi-Fi turned on is shown on the pop-up window.
  • After a brief installation animation, you will see the Printer Setup screen. Press Setup on the Pixma device and click Next on the driver installer screen.
  • Use the Pixma device's left and right arrow buttons to highlight Wireless LAN Setup and press OK to select it. Then, click Next on the driver installer screen.
  • Review the guidelines on the Canon IJ Mx492 Setup Procedure Selection and then click Other Methods. Choose Cableless setup on the next screen. Click the Next button on the following three screens. The ‘Setting up’ message appears on the screen.
  • After a while, the ‘Connection completed’ message appears. Click Next.
  • Choose the Canon software to be installed and then click Next.
  • Click Yes on the License Agreement screen. Click 'Next' and wait until the installation completes. Click Complete on the ‘Setup Completion’ screen.
  • Load paper sheets into the Canon Pixma MX 492 printer’s paper tray and click the execute button on the Pixma MX 492 printer driver installer screen to begin the printhead alignment.
  • Click Next to finish the Pixma MX 492 printer setup and follow the on-screen prompts to choose whether you want to register the Canon printer.
  • On the Test print screen, click Execute to check whether the computer-to-printer connection has been established correctly. Click Next, and then click Exit.

Printer Functions

The Canon MX 492 is an efficient wireless printer which has advanced features that fit inside a small form factor. It can hold up to 20 paper sheets in its Auto Document Feeder and print 4*6 photos at an impressive time of 70 seconds. The ESAT for color copies on this printer is 3.6 impressions per minute. The Pixma MX 492 printer has a Contact Image Sensor with a 1200*2400 optical dpi. The guidelines to perform these print functions are covered in the topics that follow.

  • How to Print?

    • Power on the Canon MX 492 printer and wait until it initializes. Check whether the Power LED is glowing before proceeding with the following steps.
    • The Setup (a pair of pliers & a screwdriver) button is found at the bottom right of the 4-button layout above the keypad. Press it.
    • Touch the 'OK' button when you see the Wireless LAN setup text on the LCD.
    • When you see scrolling text about WPS, press the Stop button. Now, you will see Standard setup on the screen. Use the right arrow key on the control panel to go to Other setup and then press OK.
    • Use the right arrow key again to go to Cableless setup and then touch the OK button.
    • When you see the scrolling text on the LCD about the PC/smartphone connection, go to your Android phone/tablet and open the Play Store application.
    • Search for the Canon print application and tap install after selecting the appropriate search result. After the installation, the icon appears on the home screen. Tap the icon and then read the on-screen prompts.
    • Tap the Add printer button on the top-left side of the screen. Tap the Register Printer button at the bottom and then tap Setup. Touch the 'Select Conn. Method' option.
    • Choose the Connect via wireless router option. After a while, the Select Router screen appears. Choose your Wi-Fi SSID and enter the correct password. Tap OK when you see ‘Save the settings’ on the screen.
    • Tap the Canon MX 492 icon on the screen and then set a name for it. Tap OK. Now, you can send a document from your Android device to the Canon MX 492 printer.
  • How to Copy?

    • Power on the MX 492 printer and wait until it initializes.
    • Place paper sheets in the Pixma MX 492’s paper input tray and then touch the Copy button.
    • Now, carefully set the original document on the Pixma device’s platen glass or ADF.
    • Check whether the paper size and magnification are set correctly by looking at the LCD. You can press the Menu button and use the arrow keys to highlight an option. Press OK. Adjust the setting with the arrow keys and then press OK.
    • To reset the magnification setting to 100%, tap the Copy icon. Touch the Color button to initiate color copying or press Black to initiate black & white copying.
  • How to Fax?

    • Before sending a fax, make sure you have performed the initial fax setup.
    • Once you complete the setup, you can start sending faxes.
    • Check if the Canon Pixma MX492 printer is turned on.
    • Tap the Fax button in the next step, and the Fax standby screen will be displayed.
    • Load the original documents on the platen. Ensure that the fax side is facing downwards.
    • Next, modify the resolution and the scan contrast as per your choice.
    • Dial the fax number of the recipient with the help of the numeric buttons.
    • Tap the Color button for sending colored fax and the Black button for transmitting in black & white fax.
    • Load the next page after the first page has been scanned. After scanning all the pages, press the OK button to send the fax.
  • How to Scan?

    To scan a document on the Canon MX 492 printer, follow these steps.

    • Load the original document into the Canon printer’s ADF. The MX 492 automatically detects the type of the document loaded.
    • Open the IJ Scan Utility and choose the Settings option. When you see the Settings dialog box, select Document Scan.
    • Choose the Select Source option and select Document (ADF/Platen) from the drop-down list. If you need to scan the front side followed by the rear side of each document manually, choose the Document(ADF Manual Duplex) option.
    • Choose the correct Color Mode, Paper Size, and Resolution settings. You can also choose the appropriate option from the Document Scan Orientation Settings drop-down list. Click OK.
    • Choose the Document option to begin scanning. You can review the Pixma MX 492 printer’s on-screen prompts to load the documents for scanning. After performing the instructions displayed on the screen, click OK. Now, scanning will begin on the Canon Pixma MX 492 printer.

Canon IJ MX492Scan To Pdf

  • The below-stated procedure will help you scan your documents or images using the Canon IJ Scan Utility. Make sure you have installed it on your system.
  • The next step of the scanning procedure is to place the documents on the Automatic Document Feeder.
  • Launch the Canon IJ Scan Utility on your computer.
  • Find the Settings tab and click on it. The Settings dialog box will now launch.
  • Tap the Document Scan option on the next page.
  • Under the Select Source option, select the Document (ADF Manual Duplex) option.
  • Next, modify the document size, color mode, and resolution as per your requirements.
  • Mention the orientation of the document and the Binding Side.
  • Click the OK button to save the settings you have modified.
  • On the main screen of the Utility software, click the Document button.
  • Make use of the instructions that are displayed on your screen to complete the scanning.
  • Once the document is scanned, choose the PDF option while saving the file. Save the file in an easily accessible, secure folder.

Canon Mx492 Wireless Setup

Canon IJ Mx492 Setup For Wireless Connection

  • Check if the Canon MX492 printer is turned on.
  • Tap the Setup button available on the printer’s control panel. Select the Wireless LAN Setup option
  • Choose the Other Setup option followed by the Cableless Setup option.
  • The proceeding step is to install the MP driver package. Download the drivers from this site.
  • Run the setup file and tap Next on the initial screen that appears.
  • On the Select the Printer Connection Method screen, choose the Wireless LAN Connection option.
  • Select the Connect Via Wireless Router in the next window that appears.
  • Next, highlight the checkbox near the Setting Printer Could Not Be Found on the List option.
  • Choose the Cableless Setup option and tap Yes on the Install .NET Framework screen.
  • Highlight the checkbox near the software that you wish to install and tap Install.
  • Follow the prompts displayed on your computer's screen to complete the installation of the drivers on your system. Take a test print after the wireless setup process completes successfully.

Wireless Connection Using Wireless Router

  • Before proceeding with the Canon IJ MX492 wireless connection process, check if your router has a WPS button.
  • Check if your wireless network is secured with the help of a WPA2 protocol.
  • Tap the Setup button on the control panel and choose the Device Settings option.
  • Next, select the Wireless LAN Setup option. The Canon MX492 printer will start searching for the list of available networks.
  • You have to press the WPS button of the router when the “Press WPS button of the Wireless Router About 5 sec and Press OK on this Printer” message displays.
  • Press the WPS button of the router and hold it for a few seconds.
Canon IJ Mx492 Setup For Wireless Connection

Canon IJ MX492Mobile Printing

Canon IJ Mx492 Setup for Mobile Printing solution is an efficient way to connect your mobile phones to the Canon printer and use them to assign print or scan jobs. Connect them via a wireless network and download a compatible app to assign print jobs.

Apple AirPrint

  • You need the AirPrint app for assigning the print job to the printer wirelessly from your iOS device. Download the app from the App Store on your device and install it.
  • Launch the AirPrint app after the installation is complete.
  • Ensure that the Canon MX492 printer and device are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Tap the Operation icon, and a list of options will be displayed.
  • Select the Print option.
  • Choose the Model of Canon printer that you are using in the next step.
  • If you are printing multiple pages, then choose the All Pages option under Range.
  • Assign the number of copies that you want to print. Enable duplex Printing if required.
  • Tap the Print option.

Google Cloud Print

  • Before you print with Google Cloud Print, you have to register your printer with it.
  • Choose the Sign into Chrome option from the Chrome menu on your device.
  • Sign into your Google account with the help of the credentials you know. Select the Settings option from the Menu.
  • Tap the Show Advanced Settings option and then choose Google Cloud.
  • Select Print followed by the Manage option.
  • Choose the Add Printers option to add your Canon MX492 printer to the list of devices.
  • Select the OK option on the Confirmation screen.
  • After registering, click on the Print option from the Chrome Menu.
  • Under Destination, select the Print With Google Cloud Print option.
  • The Canon MX492 printer will receive the print data and start printing the document.

Canon IJ MX492Pixma Cloud Link

  • Register your printer with Pixma/Maxify cloud link and print your documents or photos.
  • Select the Cloud Applications option from the home screen of the printer.
  • Follow the prompts displayed on your control panel’s screen to complete the registration.
  • Choose the Canon image gateway option from the main screen of the control panel.
  • Login information such as Country/Region, User ID, and Password should be entered.
  • Tap the Log In button after providing the appropriate login inputs.
  • From the list of albums displayed, select your album.
  • Next, choose the photos to be printed from the particular album.
  • Modify the print settings according to your choice and tap the OK button to start the printing process.
Cloud Link MX492

Canon IJ MX492Troubleshooting

A list of errors and their solutions are provided below. Make use of the troubleshooting methods to rectify any issues that occur with your printer.

Printer Offline

  • The first step is to set the Canon printer to Online.
  • Press the Windows and R keys together. Once the Run box launches, key in Control Printers and tap OK.
  • Find your printer and right-click on it. Select the See What’s Printing option.
  • Under the Printer tab, untick the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Next, check if your Canon printer is selected when assigning print jobs.
  • Finally, power cycle the Canon MX492 printer. Turn off the Canon printer, wait for a few minutes, then switch it on.
  • Talk to the technical experts if the above-stated solutions do not resolve the Printer Offline issue.

Not Scanning

Scanning issues on the Canon MX 492 printer can be fixed by following these steps.

  • Check if you have placed your original on the scanner glass properly. The printed side should face the glass.
  • Try reducing the resolution or output size of the scan. Proceed with the following steps if the issue remains unresolved.
  • Try reinstalling IJ Scan utility if you are scanning from the software.
  • Check whether the Canon MX 492 printer is switched on.
  • Attach the Pixma device’s USB cable to another USB port on the computer. Detach the USB cable from the USB hub and connect it directly to the computer.
  • Power off the computer which is connected to the Pixma device, and turn it on again.

Not Responding

Follow these steps if the Canon MX 492 printer becomes unresponsive and fails to print documents.

  • Check whether the MX 492 printer ‘s power cable is connected to its power port and the power supply correctly. Wait until the Power LED stops blinking after pressing the ON button. The printer initializes when the LED glows steadily.
  • The MX 492 printer could be unresponsive because of a faulty USB cable. Flip the connecting ends between the printer & computer and try printing. Try using another compatible USB cable to connect the MX 492 printer and the computer.
  • Make sure to disable the access point mode if you are using another connection method. Check whether the Pixma device’s paper output tray is open. If it is closed, open it.
  • Ensure that the settings configured on the case and paper settings match. You can correct mismatches by reading the error message on the screen. The solutions for error codes can be found in the Pixma printer manual.
  • Delete the stuck print jobs from the computer. If these print jobs are not deleted, they prevent new documents from being printed. You can go to the next solution if these steps did not solve the unresponsive Pixma printer issue.
  • When you click Print, make sure the Pixma MX 492 printer is selected in the Printer section of the Print dialog box.
  • Consider restarting your computer as the last solution to fix the unresponsive Pixma printer issue.

Canon IJ MX492Not Printing

Follow these guidelines if the Canon MX 492 printer fails to print documents.

  • Check whether the Canon IJ Mx492 Setup is on the correct port on the computer. To check this, go to Control Panel on your Windows and choose Devices and Printers.
  • Navigate to the Canon MX 492 printer icon and right-click it. Choose the Printer properties/Properties option.
  • Select the Ports tab and check whether there is a USBxxx(XXX can be any number) port. Also, check whether the Canon MX 492 printer in the Printer section is highlighted under the ‘Print to the following port’ option.
  • The port has a name similar to CNBJNP_xxxx when the MX 492 printer is connected via LAN.
  • You will need to reinstall the Canon MX 492 MP driver if this setting is incorrect. If the setting is correct, there is a workaround to solve the issue. Open the IJ Network Tool application and choose the CNBJNP_xxx which was mentioned earlier and connect this port to the printer by using the option called Associate Port in the Settings menu.
  • Make sure the file you are printing isn’t too large. The files can be printed by the Canon MX 492 printer if you reduce the print quality. Go to the Print Options on the Page Setup screen of the Pixma printer driver. Choose the ‘Prevention of Print Data Loss’option and turn it on.
  • Restart the computer which is connected to the Pixma MX 492 printer as the last resort fix.

Canon IJ MX492

Wi-Fi Reset

Follow these guidelines to reset Wi-Fi on the Canon MX 492 printer.

  • Turn on the Canon MX 492 printer.
  • After it initializes, touch the Setup button on the Pixma device.
  • Use the right arrow button to highlight Device settings. Press OK.
  • Touch the arrow key multiple times to choose Reset setting. Press OK.
  • Use the right arrow button again to select LAN settings. Press OK.
  • Then, use the left arrow button to highlight Yes. Press the OK button to begin the Pixma device’s Wi-Fi reset.

Firmware Update

Follow the steps mentioned below to update firmware on the Canon MX 492 printer.

  • Power on the MX 492 printer and wait until it initializes.
  • After making sure that the Pixma MX 492 printer is connected to a stable internet connection, choose Menu. Then, tap the Setup option and press OK. Choose the Device settings option and select OK.
  • Choose Firmware update and touch OK. Then, highlight the Install update option and press OK. Choose YesOK.
  • Press the OK button to begin updating your Canon MX 492 device’s firmware. After the update is done, a message will be displayed. Press OK.