CANON PIXMA IX 6850 SETUP

You can easily set up the Canon PIXMA iX6850 printer using the quick steps given on our site. The Canon PIXMA iX6850 printer comes with a 150-sheet Auto Sheet Feeder and supports mobile printing. Follow the below-mentioned steps if you want Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup for the first time.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Setup
  1. Unpack the printer and take out the printer supplies such as power cord, Setup CD-ROM, user guide, and ink cartridges.
  2. Remove the orange protective tapes from the printer.
  3. Now, connect the printer to a power outlet using the power cord.
  4. Press the Power button to power up the printer.
  5. Open the ink access door and wait for the print head holder to stop moving.
  6. Next, unpack the ink cartridges and remove the protective seals without touching the nozzle area.
  7. Install the ink cartridges one by one into the print head holder with the correct sequence.
  1. Verify whether all the lamps on the Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup ink cartridges are lit.
  2. Raise the paper input tray and load a stack of plain white paper after fanning them.
  3. Adjust them with paper-width guides and pull out the paper output tray.
  4. If the alarm lamp flashes, press the Resume/Cancel button to print the alignment page.
  5. Proceed with the Print Head Alignment process to get better print quality.
  6. Next, install the printer software on your computer using the Setup CD-ROM that came with the printer.
  7. After completing the driver installation, verify the printer function.

    Canon PIXMA iX6850 Driver for Windows

    Canon PIXMA iX6850 Driver for Windows

    Before downloading the printer driver on Windows 10:

    1. Remove any previously installed printer driver on your computer.
    2. Disconnect the cable connected between the printer and the computer.
    3. Disable the Antivirus software or firewall temporarily.
    4. Ensure that you have a standard Internet connection on your computer.

    Downloading printer driver from the official Canon site:

    1. On your computer, open the default browser and navigate to the official Canon site.
    2. Enter your printer's model number in the search panel and select it from the search result.
    3. On the next screen, click the Drivers & Downloads tab.
    4. Select the Windows 10 option from the Operating System drop-down menu.
    5. Under Recommended Drivers, click the Select button next to the full-feature software.
    6. Click the Download button to download the printer driver.
    7. After the download, navigate to the Downloads folder and locate the installer file.
    8. Give a double-click on it to run the driver installation process.
    9. If the User Account Control window pops-up, click the Yes button to allow the app to make changes to your device.
    10. Agree to the EULA and choose your connection type.
    11. Execute the connection between the printer and the computer using the on-screen instructions.
    12. Finish the driver installation and verify the printer function.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Driver for Mac

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Driver for Mac
  1. On your Mac, open the default browser and navigate to the official Canon site.
  2. Enter your printer's model number in the search panel.
  3. From the search result, select your printer and click the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  4. Select the macOS option from the Operating System drop-down menu.
  5. Under Recommended Drivers, click the Select button next to the iX6800 series CUPS Printer Driver name.
  6. Click the Download button to download the printer driver.
  7. After completing the download, navigate to the Downloads folder and locate the installer file.
  8. Give a double-click on the downloaded file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  9. Next, give a double-click on the mounted Disk Image.
  10. To automatically run the installation, give a double-click on the packaged file in the folder.
  11. If prompted, enter the Mac administrator's password in the required field.
  12. Finish the process with the help of the on-screen prompts.
  13. After completing the installation, click the Print Test Page button to verify the print function.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Ink Cartridge Replacement

  1. Make sure that the Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup is turned on.
  2. Open the printer's front cover and wait until the print head holder moves to the replacement position.
  3. Push the tab of the ink cartridge you wish to replace and take it out from the printer.
  4. Remove the orange tapes from the cartridges.
  5. Remove the orange cap and install the cartridge into the printer.
  6. Ensure that the ink lamp is lit.
  7. Next, close the printer's top cover.
  8. Now, the ink cartridge has been replaced successfully in the Canon printer.
Canon PIXMA iX6850 Ink Cartridge Replacement

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wifi Setup

  1. Before connecting the Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup to the wireless network, turn it on and ensure that the Power lamp is lit.
  2. Next, turn the Wi-Fi router on and place it near the computer and printer to avoid network traffics.
  3. Connect your computer to the local wireless network and ensure that you have a standard Internet connection.
  4. Exit all the running programs on your computer and insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer CD/DVD drive to run the driver installation.
  5. If you have downloaded the printer driver, open it from the Downloads folder.
  6. In the driver installation window, agree to the EULA and click Next.
  1. On the Connection Method Selection screen, click the Network Connection button followed by Wireless Connection.
  2. On the Printer Setup screen, click the Connect to the network button.
  3. On the Setup Procedure Selection screen, click the Cableless setup button.
  4. Next, go to the printer's control panel and press the Wi-Fi button.
  5. Hold it until the Power lamp flashes two times.
  6. Now, the printer will automatically detect and connects to the nearby wireless network.
  7. In the driver installation window, click Next and select your desired printer software.
  8. Finish the driver installation and verify the wireless connection.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

If your Canon PIXMA iX6850 printer is malfunctioning, identify the problem and troubleshoot it to proceed with the printer operations. Some of the common printer problems are due to incomplete printer installation and improper maintenance. Troubleshooting the printer with correct troubleshooting steps will fix your printer problems. If you have difficulties in troubleshooting the printer issues, click the Call button available on this page to contact our technical support team for remote assistance.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Printer Offline

Is your Windows computer displaying the 'Printer Status Offline' message? Then there might be a connection error, or the Windows might set the printer status to offline. To fix this issue, proceed with the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps.

  1. Make sure that the Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup is turned on.
  2. Check whether you have properly connected the printer and the computer.
  3. Ensure that you have connected them using a standard USB cable.
  4. If necessary, restart your printer to fix the offline problem.
  5. On your Windows computer, remove all the print jobs accumulated in the print queue.
  6. Try printing again and check if the problem has been resolved.
  7. If the problem persists, click the Start menu and navigate to the Settings window.
  8. Click Devices and give a right-click on your printer's icon.
  9. Select the See what's printing option from the pop-up menu and click the Printer tab.
  10. Uncheck the Use Printer Offline checkbox from the drop-down list.
  11. This will fix the 'Printer Status Offline' on your Windows computer.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Paper Jam Guide

If you are getting the 'Paper Jam' error on your Canon PIXMA iX6850 printer, remove the jammed paper in the following areas. Inside the printer Paper output slot.

  1. To remove the jammed paper inside the Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup, open the printer's top cover first.
  2. Remove the paper gently from the printer.
  3. Press the Power button to turn off the printer and disconnect the printer's power cord from the electrical outlet.
  4. If the paper has been stuck below the print head holder, move it to the closer side and take out the paper.
  5. Make sure not to touch the film or rail when removing the jammed paper from the printer.
  6. Close the printer's top cover and power up the printer to fix the error.
  7. To remove the paper from the paper output slot, gently pull it out from the rear tray or paper output tray.
  8. To avoid this error in the future, fan the plain papers before loading them into the paper input tray.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Paper Feed Problem

  1. If you are facing the paper feeding problem on your Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup, check for the jammed paper or foreign objects in the manual feed tray.
  2. If you detect any jammed papers or objects, remove them firmly without damaging the printer's internal parts.
  3. Make sure that the printer's inner cover is closed completely.
  4. If the problem persists, clean the paper feed roller.

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Error Solution

The Canon PIXMA iX6580 printer will indicate an error through flashing the Power lamp or other indicators. If any lamp on the printer flashes, identify the error and use the correct troubleshooting method to fix the problem. Usually, the Canon PIXMA iX6850 setup's light will flash when the top cover is opened. It can be simply resolved by closing the printer's top cover. Sometimes, pressing the Start button may clear the data error and restore your printer settings to factory defaults.