Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer Setup

The Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer is an easy-to-print, peel-and-stick kind of printer that supports a paper resolution of about 2” x 3” from your smartphone or any social media platform that can be easily shared with your family and friends instantly. The Canon IVY Mini photo printer setup helps you in customizing the photos before you print them by adding the in-built frames, stickers, filters, text, collage print, and many more of such options. 

  1. The Canon IVY mini photo printer is compact in size that it can fit comfortably within your pocket or your backpack, and it is ultra-portable --- about the size of a cell phone.
  2. It can be easily accessible anywhere you go by a single touch.
  3. The stickers have a peel and stick feature that is smudge resistant, water-resistant, and tear-free.
Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer Setup

Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer Guidance

Unbox the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer

Unbox the printer carton, and you will have the following accessories inside:

  1. The Canon IVYMini photo printer
  2. Quick start guide book
  3. The USB cable
  4. Regulation and Safety information sheet
  5. Canon Zink Photo papers and a blue sheet paper
  1. The printer has a built-in battery.
  2. So, before using the printer,you have to make sure the device is fully charged with the help of the USB cable that is provided with the printer, and the cable is attached to the USB adapter.
  3. The Charger LED will be lit up in red color, indicatingthat the printer is charging.
  4. Once the printer is fully charged, it will be green in color.
  5. Turn on the printer, the power button is located on the top left corner of the device.
  6. Load the stack of provided papers intothe IVY mini photo printer; open the front case of the printer by sliding it forward following the arrow in the panel.
  7. Open the packaged casing having the photo papers – 10 sheets along with the smart blue foil.
  8. Place all the sheets into the printer with the blue sheet at the bottom facing down.
  9. Make sure that the blue barcode and the photo paper logos are facing down.
  10. Place the top panel on the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer setup and slide it until you hear theclick sound.

How to Use Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer?

  1. Open the Play Store app in your android device and download the Canon mini print app.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your smartphone to the IVYmini printer.
  3. Follow the steps on how to use the Canon IVYMini photo printer.
  4. On the home screen of the printer, tap the gallery icon to open the photo gallery on your phone.
  5. Once you have made a selection to a photo in the gallery, you can choose from print,edit, share, or Save.
  6. Tap the print option to start printing.
  7. The printing progress screen will now be seen.
  8. The power Led in the printer will turn white once the printing is complete.
Canon IVY mini photo Setup

Install Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer App:

Method 1:

  1. The Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer setup works only from the mobile printing interface.
  2. You can download the Canon Mini Print app from theApp Store or the Google Play Store for Apple and Android devices, respectively.
  3. Open either the App Store or the Google Play Store and enter Canon Mini Printin the search bar.
  4. When the page opens, tap Install or Get (Depending on the mobile Operating System).
  5. The application will be downloaded and stored on your Android or iOS device.

Method 2:

  1. You can scan the QR code present in the Quick Start Guide to download the app on your iOS or Android device.

Method 3:

  1. Open the default browser on your smartphone and go to the Canon official website. Now search Canon Mini Print and download the application from the page.

Method 4:

  1. You can use the Near Field Communication (NFC) for Android devices, and the play store page will open in your android phone.
  2. Tap the Install button to download the Canon Mini Print app.

Steps: Canon IVY Mini Printer App Setup

There are two ways to pair your IVY mini printer to the Canon Mini Print App.

Initially, turn on your printer, and similarly, turn on the Bluetooth on your mobile phone. Then follow any of the methods given below to connect the Canon IVY Mini Photo printer to the mobile app.

Method 1:

  1. Open the application in your smartphone and tap the top right corner icon next to the Canon mini print name.
  2. You will see a Please Choose your printer pop-up on your screen.
  3. Select the printer name and tap the tick icon. 

Method 2:

  1. Once you have added the printer to the Canon Mini Print app.
  2. Tap the left option on the app (three lines) and select Printer Settings, and tap Add printer.
  3. Tap the tick icon on the right to confirm the printer selection.
Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer App setup

Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer Bluetooth Setup

  1. Power on the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer setup by pressing the power button on the top left corner of the printer device, wait until the LED is turned on.
  2. Open the settings option in the mobile device and select the Bluetooth option.
  3. Tap the toggle switch to enable the Bluetooth option on your mobile.
  4. Once the device is enabled with the Bluetooth option, at the bottom, you will see a list of devices.
  5. Select the Canon Mini Printer.
  6. Press the Allowbutton when the smartphone prompts for confirmation.

Update Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer Firmware

  1. The firmware is a software program that helps the printer hardware to actively communicated with the printerfeatures.
  2. Make sure the smartphone has a working internet connection.
  3. Ensure to see if the printer has more than 50% of the charge left to update the firmware.
  4. To upgrade thefirmware of the Canon IVY Mini printer follow the directions given below:
  5. Open the Canon Mini Print app on your smartphone.
  6. Press the three-line option on the top left corner of the app and select Printer Settings.
  7. Select the connected printer andtap the Upgrade Check

Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

If you face any issue in the Canon IVYMini printer, for example, when the printing is stuck, perform a reset.You can reset the printerquite easily.The reset button is at the back of the printer near the charging port.Press the reset button, and the reset process will start in some time.Once the reset process is complete, the printer will start printing the photo.

Resolved: Canon IVY Mini Print Quality Issue

  1. If you face any print quality issue, stop the printing process, and open the front panel.
  2. Slide the front tray and wait until it completely comes out.
  3. Take out the paper sheets and notice if there are any smudges in the sheets.
  4. Take a microfiber cloth and wipe the sheets to clear the smudges.
  5. If you find any sheets damaged, bent, or torn, remove the sheet from the stack of sheets before inserting them into the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer setup.

Fixed: Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer not Found Issue

  1. If the Canon IVYMini Printer is not available on the device, follow the instructions to solve the issue.
  2. Check whether the printer is turned on.
  3. Check the battery of the printer.
  4. Make sure the Bluetooth is enabled on your device.
  5. Turn on the Visibility option if needed.
  6. In the Canon Mini Print app, check if the pairing is made with the appropriate device.
  7. Power cycle the printer and try connecting the devices once again.
  8. Check if there is any firmware updatenecessary.
  9. If an update is available, update the firmware and try connecting once again.
  10. If you still cannot resolve the issue, contact the Service team.

Fixed: Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer not Printing Issue

  1. You have a reset button on the printer near the charging port.
  2. When you want to reset the Canon IVY Mini Printer Setup, press the Reset button.
  3. The Reset process will start.
  4. After some time, start printing a photo.
  5. Make sure that no job is assigned while the reset process is running.
  6. Now,the printer is freshly prepared for further jobs.
  7. Sometimes, if the printer is overheated, then it won’t print. So wait for the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer setup to cool-down and then print on it.
Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer not printing issue