Canon Pixma g1200 Setup

The Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer prints high-quality photos. The running cost of this printer is less. Once you get the printer from the manufacturer, set up its hardware and software. You can also call our technical support team and get more guidance for configuring the Canon Pixma G1200 printer.

Canon Pixma g1200 Setup

How To Install Canon Pixma g1200

  1. Check if the manufacturer’s seal is present on the printer box.
  2. Open the box & check if the printer components are provided in it.
  3. Take the printer from the box and keep it on a flat and dust-free surface.
  4. Open the access door present at the top of the printer.
  5. Open the print head access cover.
  6. Unpack the print head cartridge provided in the printer package.
  7. Peel off the transparent sticker on the print head.
  8. Insert the print head cartridge in its place.
  9. Close the access doors.
  10. Open the cover of the ink tank.
  11. Pour ink into the tank.
  12. Close the door.
  1. Fill the other tanks in the same way as mentioned in the previous steps.
  2. Make sure that the ink tanks are loaded with corresponding ink colors.
  3. Unpack the power cord enclosed with the printer package.
  4. Connect the cable to the corresponding ports of the Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer and a power supply directly.
  5. Power up the printer by force pressing its power button.
  6. Press & hold the Stop button until the Power light starts flashing.
  7. Download and install the latest version of the Canon printer software on your computer.
  8. Connect the devices and complete the first time Canon Pixma G1200 printer setup.

Canon Pixma g1200 Driver Free Download

Download and install the recent version of the Canon Pixma G1200 printer software on your computer by using the Driver Download button given on this page. This site provides the recent version of the printer software that is compatible with the operating system version of your computer or laptop. Click the button and get the printer software downloaded on your computer.

Canon Pixma g1200 Driver Install

  1. Start installing the Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer software on your computer after downloading it.
  2. The installation procedure varies based on the operating system version of your computer or laptop.
  3. Go through the following procedure to install the printer driver on your Mac computer or laptop.
  4. Locate the printer software file on your computer.
  5. Double-click the driver file to initialize the installation process.
  6. Click the checkbox next to Terms & Conditions.
  7. Follow the guidelines on the display.
  1. Choose your printer name and click Continue in the Connect window.
  2. Tap the Install button.
  3. Provide the administration passkey of your Mac device. Tap OK.
  4. Wait until your device completes installing the Essential driver and HP Easy Scan app.
  5. Once you install the software, a Status and Alerts screen displays on the screen.
  6. Add your printer name to the list of devices using a suitable option.
  7. Print a test page and complete installing the drive.

Canon Pixma g1200 USB Setup

The USB setup is one of the best methods in connecting your Canon Pixma G1200 printer and computer. Carry out the simple and quick instructions in the following topic to set up the USB connection between the devices.

How To Connect Canon Pixma g1200 to USB

  1. The following steps explain the process of configuring the USB connection while installing the Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer software.
  2. Ensure that the current version of the Canon Pixma printer software is downloaded on your computer.
  3. Locate the driver file in the destination folder.
  4. Double-click on it to start installing the driver.
  1. Carry out the guidelines on the screen.
  2. Choose the connection method as wired when the system prompts.
  3. Unpack the USB cord supplied in the printer box.
  4. Connect an end of the USB cable to the respective ports of the printer and computer.
  5. Follow the instructions on the display and complete the USB setup.

Canon Pixma g1200 Ink Install

  1. Open the lid of the ink tank which you need to refill.
  2. Take the ink bottle and unpack it.
  3. Open the cap of the bottle.
  4. Pour the ink into the tank.
  5. Close the lid of the ink tank.
  6. Thus the ink is installed on your Canon Pixma G12OO printer.

How To Reset Canon Pixma g1200

  1. Power off the Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer if it is turned on previously.
  2. Press & hold the Stop and Power button.
  3. Release the Stop button.
  4. Again, press and release the Stop button for 4 times.
  5. Press the Stop button for a few seconds.
  6. Now release the Power and Stop buttons at the same time.

How To Print Canon Pixma g1200

  1. Ensure that the Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer is powered on.
  2. Check if the printer and computer are connected either using a wired or wireless connection.
  3. Raise the paper support present at the top of the printer.
  4. Open the output tray and its extender.
  5. Take a stack of paper & tap on a flat surface.
  6. Place the sheets in the input tray with their print side facing you.
  1. Fix the sheets by adjusting the paper width guides.
  2. Open the original document or image you need to print in any application on your computer.
  3. Click Print in the File menu.
  4. Choose the name of your printer and click Preferences or Properties.
  5. Set the print configurations and click OK.
  6. Thus the printer starts printing your document.

Canon Pixma g1200 Troubleshooting

Solve the problems with your Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer by using the troubleshooting methods provided in the upcoming topics. You can also avail more solutions from our technical support team by contacting them.

Canon Pixma g1200 Offline

  1. The Canon Pixma G12OO Printer offline problem happens due to an improper link between your printer and computer.
  2. So, examine the connection between the device.
  3. If you connect the devices using a wireless connection, check if the printer and computer are connected to the same network of a router or access point.
  4. Also, check if the router provides an active network connection.
  5. For a wired method, check if the USB cable is connected to the respective port of the computer and printer.
  6. Examine the power connection of the printer.
  7. Do not connect the power cord to a surge protector as it can cause power fluctuations.

Canon Pixma g1200 Not Printing

  1. Check the ink level in the ink tank.
  2. If the ink level is below the estimated level, refill the tank.
  3. Ensure that the Canon Pixma g1200 Setup printer and computer are connected either using a wireless or wired connection.
  4. Examine the input tray is loaded with compatible paper.
  5. Verify the power connection of the printer.
  6. Do not connect the power cable to the surge protector as it may cause power fluctuations.
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