Canon IJ Setup and Installation

Helpline Number : +1 877 200 8067


Canon IJ Setup and Installation

Helpline Number : +1 855 888 8325

Canon Ij Network Repair Tool Setup Guide

The Canon ij network repair tool allows a user to change the network settings of Canon printer and share documents photos and videos without connecting the same to the USB drive. The IJ setup tool allows you to connect your printer with a wireless connection in place without tying it down to a wired connection.

Canon IJ Network Tool Setup - Driver Download Steps

Follow this process to setup Canon IJ Network Tool on your Device:

  • Firstly, launch the browser and type in the address bar. Then hit enter to open the Canon website homepage
  • Now, tap on the ‘Driver and Download’ link. Then find your printer model number from the search bar appearing on the screen
  • Select your Canon printer model and press enter.
  • On the next screen, click on the ‘Download driver’ option. Make sure that you don’t forgot to select your operating system.
  • Thereafter , save the file on your select location in the PC.
  • Double click on the downloaded file to launch the installer.
  • Now, turn on your printer and connect with the same Wifi Network SSID as your computer. To know more about this, Click Here
  • On the next windows you will see the Canon printer’s model name. Select your printer and click on ‘next’.
  • From the next windows, list of required drivers and software will display. You can also install these on your computer.
  • Now select checkbox >Canon IJ Network Tool>Click Next
  • Next, read the license agreement policy carefully and then Tap on the option ‘I Agree on the terms and Condition’.
  • Finally, Canon Ij Network Tool download process is completed now.

To Download or setup Canon IJ Network Tool on Mac, follow these steps:

  • First of all ensure that printer and Mac are connect over the same Wifi Network SSID.
  • Open the browser and explore the Canon website to find your printer model number by the Driver and Download link.
  • Press on the link and scroll and select the OS as Mac.
  • Now, search ‘IJ Network Tool’ listed under software tab.
  • Next, click to download the IJ Tool on your Mac. Once downloading is finished, click on Run and Install Canon IJ Network Tool on your Mac PC.

Use of Canon IJ Network Tool - To Change & Verify Wireless Settings

By following the below mention procedure you can configure Wireless settings through Canon Network IJ Tool

  • Make sure printer and PC are turn on and connect through USB cable.
  • Next, Launch the Canon IJ Network Tool > Select Printer’s option
  • Now Choose your Connect Printer Name > Tap on Configuration Tab.
  • From configuration Settings Opens > Select ‘Wireless LAN’ Option
  • Now, on the Network SSID , you can see your wireless network name. If you want to move on another network settings, from the search Tab> Select WiFi Router Name
  • By Using the UP or Down arrow key, select option WEP or WPA/WPA 2 and set your encryption method.
  • Point on the TCP/IP Settings Area > Select option Get IP Address Automatically. Once all changes are done, Tap on ‘OK’ button.
  • Tap on the ‘Admin Password Tab’. Now it will ask to setup your password 
  • Choose your secure password and retype it again for confirmation.
  • Once all configuration is done, tap on OK button.
  • Next, a  popup windows will appear asking for admin credentials. Tap on ‘OK’ and the settings changes are completed now.

So in these way you can check and change Wireless Settings Through Canon IJ Network Tool

Steps to Launch Canon IJ Network Tool - Windows

  • Hit on the Windows ‘Start’ icon from the left bottom left corner.
  • A list of already installed application will appear. Locate the option ‘ IJ Scan Utility’ and Right click on it. Now IJ Utility Software will display on the screen 
  • Now launch Canon IJ Network Tool from the main interface.

Steps to Launch Canon IJ Network Tool - MAC

  • Begin by opening the finder on your Mac.

finder app

  • On the finder windows left panel > Select Application Folder


  • Now all the installed applications on your Mac device will appear on screen.  Locate ‘Canon Utility Folder > and right click on it.


  • At last, click on ‘Canon IJ Network Tool’ to launch it on MAC.


In these following cases you will need to uninstall and reinstall the driver on your device –

  • Switch over from the Wireless LAN connection.
  • Due to Wireless Settings Issue
  • Due to New Printer settings.

Follow these steps to Uninstall Canon IJ Network Tool:

  • Uninstall MP Driver – Start >select all programs > Choose printer model > Click on the MP Driver Uninstaller.
  • Uninstall Canon IJ Network Tool – Select Start > All Program IJ Network Utilities > Select IJ Network Tool Uninstaller.
  • Now Open to run the Uninstaller File to remove Canon Network IJ Tool.

Follow These Steps to Re-install Canon IJ Network Tool:

  • First of all Make a Wifi Connection and connect printer with the System
  • Now go to the Canon website and find the latest updated MP Driver for your Canon Printer Model and then click to download on your PC
  • Now, connect printer and PC with USB cable and double click to install the updated driver.

First connect printer and PC through USB cable and follow these instruction below here :

  • Launch Canon IJ Network Tool > Select Setup > POP will appear > Tap on OK button.
  • There will be display setup, View Screen Now and Choose your model to setup on the network and then Press ‘OK’.
  • A Message of setup will appear on the screen. Now, turn off the printer and remove USB cable from PC 
  • Thereafter, again turn on the printer and Hit on the ‘Next’ option.
  • Now, in this situation Canon IJ Network Tool will identify the printer connection performance & access point during this measurement tool. This will indicate that presently network speed is good or bad for printing.
  • If connectivity is poor, place printer near WiFi router and then tap on ‘Next’ now.  If the connection measurement is ‘OK’ connectivity will be also fine and press finish 
  • On the Next appear window click on the “Add” tab to select your printer now.


Always ensure that the drivers for Canon IJ network setup tool are updated timely. The IJ setup for Canon makes it simple and convenient for Canon printer to print the documents easily without any hassle. The Canon IJ network setup enables the Canon printer to be compatible with both Mac and window PC and laptops. It also allows you to adopt smarter ways of printing. You can further do mobile printing when and where it is required, without too much of hassle and exercise. Canon printer is usually photo chromatic printer which prints high quality of photos and text also.