Canon Pixma TS6120 Unbox

  • The printer comes in a red and white color box. You have to open the seal of the box using a knife.
  • Some additional components are provided along with the printer, including power cable, 4 ink cartridges, user manual, installation guide, installation CD, and more.
  • Remove and keep them aside for future use. Take the canon printer out of the box. You will find two large styrofoam sheets on either side, remove them.
  • Peel off all the orange colored tapes that are stuck to avoid any kind of damage.
  • Once you finish the unpacking process, you have to connect the Canon TS6120 printer to the power supply. Make use of the power cord that was provided to you for connecting the printer to a wall socket.
  • Find the Power button and press it to switch on the printer for the first time.
  • Choose a language that will be used to display information and other options.
  • Once you carry out the above-mentioned steps, you can proceed to the driver installation process.

Canon Pixma TS6120

Driver Download

Canon printers have two types of drivers: XPS and MP Drivers. Since Canon TS6120 is a printer that features multiple functions, install the MP driver. Visit the official site, key in the printer model, provide your OS version correctly, and download the manual. On the Results page, click the Driver Download button to save the MP driver file to your system.

Manual Download

The Canon Ts6120 printer manual is available on our site. Just click the Manual Download button to get the PDF format of the manual. The manual can also be downloaded from the manufacturer’s site. Make sure to enter the correct printer model number to download the right set of manuals. The printer model, in this case, is Canon Pixma TS6120. Tap Enter. Tap the Manual Download button to save the TS6120 manual to your system.

Canon TS6120 Setup For Driver Installation

Follow the driver installation procedure given below to install the MP drivers successfully.

  • Visit the downloaded location, double-click on the MP driver setup file.
  • Tap Next on the first screen that appears. Accept the User Agreement to proceed with the installation process.
  • Select the Yes or No option on the Extended Survey Program screen.
  • The next step of the installation procedure is to select the method of connection that you are going to establish.
  • You can select the Wireless or the USB Connection option. Check if you have all the requirements to connect the TS6120 printer and the computer.
  • After connecting them, choose the place of Residence. Install any additional software if required in the final step.
  • Once the installation is complete, try a test print. The driver setup process is now complete.

Canon TS6120 Setup For Printer Functions

The Canon Ts6120 printer can print, copy, and scan your documents and images. Find the guidelines below to perform the print functions using the Canon printer.

  • How to Print?

    To perform the print operation on your IJ Start Canon TS6120 printer, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.

    • Switch on your Canon TS6120 printer by pressing the Power button available on its control panel.
    • Make sure that the A4 or U.S paper is loaded and the ink cartridges are inserted in the Canon TS6120 printer.
    • Now, on your computer, choose the document you want to print, and open it.Click File Print Properties.
    • Set the basic printer settings and make sure to choose the Canon TS6120 printer.
    • Finally, click the Print button.Now the Canon TS6120 printer will start to print the selected document.
  • How to Copy?

    The guided instructions given below will help you to perform the Copy operation on your Canon TS6120 printer.

    • Make sure that your Canon TS6120 printer is turned On and ready for the Copy operation.
    • Flip the printer screen and touch the Copy button.Choose a copy type from the list.
    • Now, raise the scanner lid, and make sure that there are no particles stuck on the scanner glass.
    • If found, then clean the scanner glass using a soft cotton swab.After that, place the document to be copied on the scanner glass.
    • Now, set the copy preferences such as layout, number of copies, intensity, page size, and type.Press the Color or Black button as per your need.
  • How to Scan?

    The instructions given below will help you to scan and forward the scanned data to a computer using the Canon TS6120 printer operation panel.

    • Before you begin the scan operation, make sure that the Canon TS6120 printer’s MP Drivers are installed on your computer.
    • After that, switch on your Canon TS6120 printer if it is turned off.Flip the Canon TS6120 printer’s home screen left or right and select the Scan button.
    • Choose the Save to computer option as saving type when prompted.Select your computer from the list and set the scan settings.
    • Press the Color or Black button to begin the copy operation.Now the Canon TS6120 printer starts to scan the selected document.
    • Once the Canon TS6120 printer completes the scan operation, the scanned copy is forwarded to the selected computer.

Canon Pixma TS6120Scan To Computer

The guided instructions given below will direct you to perform a standard copy operation from your computer to the Canon TS6120 printer.

  • Switch on your Canon TS6120 printer.
  • Raise the scanner door, place the document you want to scan on the glass is facing down, and lower the lid.
  • Now, on your computer, enable the IJ Scan Utility feature.
  • Click Start All Programs Canon Utilities IJ Scan Utility IJ Scan Utility.
  • Now, on the Canon IJ Scan Utility screen, click the Auto option.
  • Open the selected document on the system application viewer.
  • Now the Canon TS6120 printer will start to scan the document you have selected.

Canon Pixma TS6120Scan To Email

To perform the Scan to e-mail process on your Canon TS6120 printer, read and proceed with the guidelines discussed below.

  • Enable the IJ Scan Utility option on your computer to begin the scan to e-mail process.
  • Click the Windows icon or Start menu on your system and choose the All Programs option.
  • Click the Canon Utilities option followed by IJ Scan Utility.
  • Click the Settings button on the Canon IJ Scan Utility screen.
  • Now the advanced menu list will appear on the screen.
  • Choose the Document, Auto, Photo, or Custom scan type from the list.
  • After that, click the Application Settings tab and choose the Attach to e-mail option.
  • Click the OK button. Now the IJ Scan Utility main screen will appear, choose the product name followed by scan type.
  • Now the Canon TS6120 printer starts the scan operation.

Canon Pixma TS6120

Scan To Pdf

To perform the scan to PDF operation on your Canon TS6120 printer, read and proceed with the instructions given below.

  • Check if the Canon TS6120 printer is turned On.
  • After that, open the scanner glass, place the document on the glass, and lower the lid.
  • Enable the IJ Scan Utility option on your computer.
  • As soon as you enable it, the Canon IJ Scan Utility window will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Settings button followed by the Custom, Photo, or Document Scan option.
  • Select the Save as PDF option in the Save drop-down menu in the Save Settings section.
  • Click the OK button. Now the Canon TS6120 printer starts the scan operation.The scanned document copy is Saved as PDF on your computer.

Canon Pixma ts6120 Ink Cartridges

The printer uses five individual ink tanks to print and copy your documents, namely black, pigmented black, cyan, magenta, and yellow ink tanks. Instructions on how to change the ink are specified below.

How To Change Ink?

  • Turn on the Canon Pixma TS6120 printer using the Power button.
  • Raise the scanning unit and wait till the printhead comes to the replacement position.
  • Push the tab of the ink tank inwards and remove the ink tank from its slot.
  • Unwrap the new ink tank from its package. Peel off the orange tape and the protective film.
  • Next, take off the orange protective tab present on the cartridge.
  • Insert the ink tank into the printhead. Make sure the front side is inserted and that you are placing the cartridge in the correct slot.
  • Press the top part of the ink tank to position it firmly.
  • Close the scanning unit and then take a test print.
Change Ink

USB Setup

  • Check if you have downloaded the driver package to your system.
  • Double-click on it and tap the Next button in the first screen that appears.
  • Specify the Username and Password, and click the Install Helper button.
  • When the Start Setup window appears, you have to tap the Start Setup option.
  • Choose the correct region from the Country/Region drop-down list.
  • Read through the License Agreement and tap the Yes button to agree with it.
  • Wait till the status check of the Canon Pixma Ts6120 printer occurs.
  • On the Select Connection method screen, highlight the box near the USB Connection option.
  • Next, connect the USB cable between the computer and the Canon TS6120 printer.
  • Click the Next option in the Test Print window and wait until the setup process completes.
  • Finally, choose the list of additional software and install it. Take a test print after connecting them.
  • The USB setup process is now complete.

Canon TS6120 Setup For Wireless Network

Wireless Connection

  • The first step is to enable the Easy wireless Connect option on your printer.
  • Check if the Canon TS6120 printer is turned on and tap the Home button.
  • Press the Wireless icon in the next step. Select the LAN Settings option.
  • Choose the Wireless LAN option followed by the Wireless LAN Setup option.
  • Next, select the Easy Wireless Connect option and carry out the remaining setup process on your device.
  • Download the Canon MP driver package from this site. Tap the Start Setup option.
  • Choose the Country/Region from the drop-down list. Click Yes on the License Agreement screen.
  • The proceeding step is to choose if you want to be a part of the Extended Survey Program or not.
  • Tick the checkbox near the Deactivate the Block option. Tap Yes in the Check the Connection method screen.
  • Choose your router from the next window and enter the Network Key.
  • Once the network connection is complete, you can install the additional software you want on your computer.
  • Click Exit on the Installation Completed Successfully screen.

Wireless Direct

  • First, tap the Setup icon. Choose the Settings option followed by the Device Settings option.
  • Select the LAN Settings option and then the Wireless Direct option.
  • Enable the Wireless Direct feature on your printer and wait till the list of available networks is displayed.
  • Choose a network of your choice. Enter the correct credentials in the respective fields.
  • The next step is to enable the Wireless feature on your device.
  • Select the printer with the word DIRECT in it. Specify the password and wait till the connection is set up.
  • Take a test print after connecting them via wireless direct.

Canon TS6120 Setup For Mobile Printing

The Canon ts6120 printer has mobile printing capability. This printer can be connected to smartphones, tablets, memory cards, and computer via AirPrint, Mopria printing, or Google Cloud Print. These solutions enable easy printer access without the need for any special cables.


  • Make sure that the Canon ts6120 printer is powered on.
  • Check if the Canon ts6120 printer and the Apple device are connected to the same network.
  • Load the paper on the input tray.
  • Open an application and touch the Send option.
  • The Menu option will be displayed. Tap the Print icon.
  • From the Printer options, choose the printer model as Canon TS6120.
  • Now, choose the number of copies and select Options for making changes to settings such as double-sided prints, color settings, etc.
  • Next, tap Print and begin the process of printing.

Google Cloud Print

Register using Chrome

  • First, check whether you have a Google account, if not create an account and register Canon ts6120 with Google Cloud Print.
  • Register using Chrome,
  • Open the Google Chrome browser on the computer.
  • Next, click the Chrome menu and select Sign in to Chrome.
  • Then, sign into the Google account.
  • Choose Settings under the Chrome menu.
  • Click Advanced to view the information.
  • Now, under the Google Cloud Print option, select Manage.
  • Now, select Add printers and click the Canon TS6120 printer name. Click OK after receiving the confirmation message.
  • Now, the confirmation screen will appear on the Canon ts6120 LCD’s screen. Touch Yes. Registration is now complete.

Registration using printer,

  • Ensure that the Canon TS6120 printer is turned on.
  • Now, Press the Home button.
  • Under that, select Settings on the Home screen.
  • The Setup menu will appear.
  • Then, choose Web Service setupGoogle Cloud PrintRegister with Google Cloud Print.
  • The confirmation screen to register the print settings will be shown, tap Yes.
  • Choose a language on Print Settings screen. Make sure to print the authentication URL.
  • Load the paper in the input paper tray and tap OK.
  • Now, open a new web browser and do the authentication process.
  • The registration message will appear on the LCD screen. Tap OK.

Printing with Google Cloud Print.

  • First, ensure that the Canon ts6120 printer is powered on.
  • Go to Chrome on your computer.
  • Now, tap the Chrome menu and log into your account.
  • Then, choose the Print option under the Chrome menu.
  • Tap Change under Destination.
  • Select the Canon TS6120 from the available list.
  • Tap Print and the printing process will start.

Canon TS6120 Setup For Network Settings

  • First, start the IJ network tool. Tap Start, and select All Programs Canon Utilities IJ Network Tool IJ Network Tool .
  • Now, choose Canon ts6120 from the Printers option.
  • Next, go to the Settings menu and select Configuration. The Wireless LAN sheet will appear.
  • Choose the Wireless LAN tab. Now you can change the WEP settings.
  • Click the Use WEP drop-down menu beside the Encryption Method option, and tap Configuration.
  • On the WPA details screen, click Change Settings.
  • After checking the client authentication type, provide the appropriate passcode, and then select the dynamic encryption type.
  • Ensure that the correct details are specified on the final screen and then click Finish.
  • Return to the Configuration screen. Change the IP address of the printer if required.
  • Confirm the settings and tap OK.

IJ Start Canon ts6120 Troubleshooting

The ij start Canon ts6120 printer can encounter issues such as printing does not start, no ink comes out, no paper error, poor print quality, no color is found in paper, or the paper is blank, scanner does not work, does not power on, MP drivers fail to install, USB connection problems, not able to communicate via USB. 

Printing does not start

  • Check whether the printer is connected to the power source and press the Start ON button to power it on.
  • Ensure that the printer is correctly connected to the computer.
  • The paper settings must match with the information set for the cassette.

No ink comes out

  • Check for the estimated ink level of the cartridges.
  • Make sure that the print heads are cleaned.
  • Replace the empty ink cartridges.

No paper error

  • Check whether the paper stack has been inserted into the input tray.
  • Make sure that the paper is not curled or exceeding the regular size.

Poor print quality.

  • Check for the specified print quality.
  • No color is found on paper, or the paper is blank.
  • Check the ink cartridge area and clean if the ink is split.
  • Change the ink cartridges if they are empty. 
  • Clean the printhead with a soft, wet lint-free cloth.

Scanner does not work.

  • Ensure that the printer is powered on.
  • Plug the USB cable into a different USB port.
  • Reconnect it with the router network.
  • Make sure that the computer is restarted.
  • For more troubleshooting steps, download the Canon TS6120 manual.

Not Printing

  • Check whether you have loaded compatible paper such as plain paper, photo paper, or glossy paper in the input paper tray of the Canon TS6120 printer.
  • The Canon TS6120 printer takes more time to print large-sized file. Wait until it finishes the printing function. If it takes a longer time to resume the printing operation, cancel the print job, and try it later.
  • The alternative way to resume the print job to print large data is to turn off the ‘Prevention of Print Data Loss’ feature. But, you cannot expect good print quality.
  • On the Canon TS6120 printer touch screen panel, go to Setup, and tap the ‘Estimated ink levels’ option to know the ink status. If you find that the ink is low in any one of the ink cartridges, refill or replace it.
  • Clean the print head as well as the nozzle. If you are not able to resolve the printing problem on your Canon TS6120 printer, you have to do print head deep cleaning.
  • Make sure the Canon TS6120 printer is connected properly using a wired or wireless network. If you establish a wired connection, check whether the USB cable is damaged. If so, you have to replace it. If you are using a wireless connection, install the IJ Network Device Setup Utility application to check the network status of the Canon TS6120 printer.
  • You need to set the print settings correctly in the Print Dialog box as well as the Canon TS6120 printer operation panel.
  • Download and install the correct printer driver for your Canon TS6120 printer. After installing your Canon TS6120 printer driver, choose it in the Print Dialog box and then set it as the default printer.
  • Use the Canon IJ Status Monitor application to remove the unwanted print jobs.
  • You have to restart your computer if you are using it to perform the printing function to resolve the ‘not printing’ problem on the Canon TS6120 printer.

Printer Offline

  • When the ‘Printer is offline’ error is displayed on the Canon TS6120 printer control panel, you have to perform the steps given below to fix it.
  • On Windows 10, press the Windows and R keys simultaneously to display the Run box.
  • Enter the ‘control printers’ command in the Run box and then click the OK button.
  • Choose your Canon TS6120 printer and then right-click its icon.
  • Select the See What’s Printing option from the list and tick the box next to the Use Printer Offline option to enable it.
  • Exit the window and check whether you are getting the same error again on the Canon TS6120 printer control panel.
  • Check whether you are using the correct printer driver. If not, uninstall the existing driver from your Windows computer.
  • After downloading the recent version of the Canon TS6120 printer driver from the manufacturer site, you need to re-install it by following the step-by-step guidelines appearing on the installer screen.
  • Once you finish with the troubleshooting steps mentioned above, you have to power off your Canon TS6120 printer and then turn it on after a few minutes.


  • When your Canon TS6120 printer is turned on, press the Power button to power it off.
  • Select the Setup option on the Canon TS6120 printer operation panel.
  • Go to Device Settings, select the Reset Settings option, and select Reset ALL option to clear all the information and settings to the default factory settings.
  • If you want to reset only the media type settings to the default, you have to select the Settings Only option on the Reset Settings screen.
  • To clear the LAN settings, select the LAN Settings Only option.
  • After you reset your Canon TS6120 printer to the default factory settings, reconfigure it.

Not Scanning

  • If the Canon TS6120 printer is not turned on, turn it on by pressing the Power button.
  • If you want to establish a wired connection between the computer and the Canon TS6120 printer, do not use a USB hub.
  • Use a different USB port to establish a wired connection.
  • You are strongly recommended to check the network status of your Canon TS6120 printer as well as your computer to perform the scanning function.
  • If you have not installed the MP Drivers yet, you need to download it from the manufacturer site and then follow the guidelines displayed on the screen to finish the installation process.
  • The easiest way to install the MP Drivers is by using the installation CD.
  • Load the original document to be scanned correctly on the platen glass of the Canon TS6120 printer.

Won't Connect to Wi-Fi

  • The Wi-Fi connection problem arises when you have replaced your wireless router to establish a wireless network connection between the Canon TS6120 printer and the computer.
  • You need to reconfigure the network settings and also perform the wireless setup process from the beginning.
  • You have to enter the correct user ID and password to access the wireless network.
  • If you are not able to recollect your administrator’s password from your memory, reset your Canon TS6120 printer to the default factory settings.
  • Check whether your wireless router is on and is nearer to the computer and the Canon TS6120 printer. If you have further queries regarding Canon TS6120 Setup, Conduct our technical experts.