HOW TO PERFORM CANON PIXMA IP8720 SETUP?

Canon Pixma iP8720 setup - It is a wireless photo printer that provides full-color printouts with high resolution. This printer uses a 150-sheet document feeder for paper handling and one of the notable features of this printer is the Auto Power On/Off feature for power management. Below are the other features supported by the Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer.

  1. AirPrint
  2. Hi-Speed USB
  3. Wireless LAN
  4. CD/DVD printing
  5. Mobile printing

Basic Setup

  • First, unpack your printer and take out the box contents such as power cord, CD/DVD tray, CD-ROM, user’s guide, and ink tanks.
  • Remove all the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  • Connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord and turn on the printer by pressing the On button.
  • Unpack the ink tanks and remove the orange tapes from them.
  • Lift the top cover and insert the ink tanks into the holder.
  • After ensuring that all the lamps are lit, close the top cover.
  • Pull out the document feeder and slide the paper width guides outwards.
  • Fan a stack of paper and load it into the document feeder.
  • Adjust the paper in the document feeder with the width guides and pull out the paper output tray.
  • Next, install the printer software on your computer using the supplied CD-ROM.
  • Complete the driver installation and verify the printer functionality.

CANON PIXMA IP8720 DRIVER

A driver is responsible for the communication between the printer and the computer. The driver for your Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer is available on the supplied CD-ROM. However, you can perform the Canon Pixma iP8720 setup for driver download by click the Download button on this page or visit the official Canon site to download the printer driver.

CANON PIXMA IP8720 DRIVER DOWNLOAD WINDOWS

  • Before starting, remove any previously installed Canon printer drivers on your Windows computer.
  • Make sure not to connect your printer to the computer until prompted by the driver installation wizard.
  • Exit all the running programs on your computer and launch the default browser.
  • Visit the official Canon site and enter your printer’s model number in the search field.
  • Click your printer model in the search result and select the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  • Choose your Windows OS version from the Operating System drop-down menu if it is not detected automatically.
  • Select the required driver from the displayed list and click the Download button.
  • If the Save As window pops-up, click Save to start downloading the driver file.
Driver for Canon Pixma 8320 Printer

CANON PIXMA IP8720 DRIVER DOWNLOAD MAC

  • On your Mac, launch the default browser and visit the official Canon site.
  • Input your printer’s model number in the search field and click your printer model in the search result.
  • Click the Drivers & Downloads tab and select your macOS version from the Operating System drop-down menu.
  • Choose the required printer driver from the displayed list and click the Download button.
  • Now, the driver should be downloaded on your Mac.
Driver for Canon Pixma 8320 Printer

CANON PIXMA IP8720 DRIVER INSTALL

  • You can install the Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer driver using the supplied CD-ROM or downloaded driver package.
  • If you are installing the printer driver on a Windows computer, click Yes when the User Account Control dialog box appears.
  • In case it is a Mac device, enter your Mac administrator password in the required field and click Continue.
  • Agree to the EULA and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the driver installation.
  • If you cannot install the printer driver, click the Call button available on this page and contact our technical experts for remote assistance.

CANON PIXMA IP8720 WIRELESS SETUP

Here we shall see the steps to perform the Canon Pixma iP8720 setup for connecting a wireless network and add it to a Windows computer.

Using Cableless Setup

  1. Before you begin, log in to your Windows computer with administrator rights and connect it to the local wireless network.
  2. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your computer’s CD/DVD drive and wait for the driver installation wizard to start automatically.
  3. You also have the choice to download the driver file from the official Canon site and run the driver installation wizard.
  4. Agree to the EULA and follow the on-screen prompts.
  5. On the Printer Setup screen, click the Connect to the network button.
  6. Click the Cableless setup button on the Setup Procedure Selection screen.
  7. Carry out the instructions on the Connection via Cableless setup screen.
  1. Initially, you have to press the Wi-Fi button on the printer’s control panel.
  2. While the Wi-Fi lamp flashes and the power lamp is lit, click Next on the Connection via Cableless setup screen.
  3. Now, your printer and the computer will be connected over the same wireless network.
  4. Install the required software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard and click Next.
  5. Click Complete in the Setup Completion dialog box.
  6. You have now seen how to set up the Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer over a wireless network.

CANON PIXMA IP8720 PRINT SETUP

Easy Print Setup

  1. To begin with, turn on your Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer and load some plain paper into the document feeder.
  2. Next, connect your printer and computer. The connection can be using a USB cable or over Wi-Fi.
  3. On your computer, open the print application and select the document you wish to print.
  4. Select the Print command to launch the Print dialog box.
  5. Choose your printer’s name from the Printer drop-down menu and configure the paper size, orientation, media type, print quality, paper source, and other print settings.
  6. Once you have configured the required print settings, click the Print button to print your document.
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CANON PIXMA IP8720 TROUBLESHOOTING

If your Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer is not responding, then you have to identify the cause of the issue to troubleshoot it. The first troubleshooting step to resolve the printer error is rebooting. If the error reappears, execute the right troubleshooting steps to fix it. If you find it difficult to troubleshoot your printer issues, contact our technical support team for remote assistance.

CANON PIXMA IP8720 PHOTO QUALITY ISSUES

  1. If you have photo quality issues with your Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer, you need to check the print head nozzles.
  2. Load some plain paper into the document feeder.
  3. Go to your Windows computer and open Control Panel.
  4. Click the Devices and Printers tab and right-click your printer’s icon.
  5. Select the Printing Preferences option and go to the Maintenance tab.
  6. Click the Nozzle Check tab and select Print Check Pattern in the Nozzle Check window.
  7. Once the nozzle check pattern sheet is printed, check for faded colors.
  8. If the print quality is poor, click the Cleaning button in the Maintenance tab.
  9. Select the ink group in the Print Head Cleaning dialog box and click the Initial Check Items button.
  10. Click Execute to begin the print head cleaning.
  11. Again, print the nozzle check pattern sheet after completing the cleaning process.
  12. If there is no need for cleaning, return to the Printing Preferences window and click the Main tab.
  13. Select the Custom option below Print Quality and click Set.
  14. Click and drag the slider in the Set Print Quality window from Fast to Fine.
  15. Save the settings and print a photo remotely from your computer to check if the problem has been resolved.

CANON PIXMA IP8720 NOT PRINTING

Troubleshooting The Printer

  1. Is your Canon PIXMA iP8720 printer not printing any documents? Probably there might be issues with the print media or driver installed on your computer.
  2. Verify that you have properly loaded the print media into the document feeder. Also, make sure to fan the paper stack before loading it into the document feeder.
  3. Ensure that no ink tanks are expended. If so, replace the ink tanks.
  4. Next, verify the connection between your printer and the Windows computer.

Troubleshooting The Computer

  1. On your computer, open the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I shortcut keys.
  2. Click the Update & security tab in the Settings window and select Troubleshoot from the left-side panel.
  3. Click the Printer tab and select Run the troubleshooter.
  4. Wait for the printer troubleshooter to detect and repair the issues automatically.
  5. Now, open the print application and print a test page. Make sure to choose your printer’s name from the drop-down menu.
  6. After selecting the required print settings, click Print and check if the printing issue has been resolved.
  7. If you need remote assistance to perform the Canon Pixma iP8720 setup, reinstall the printer driver on your computer.
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