Canon LBP6230DW Setup Guidance

Canon LBP6230DW Setup
  1. Set the Canon LBP 6230DW printer box on the table where you want to set up the printer.
  2. Cut the sealing tape and unbox the Canon accessories.
  3. The Canon LBP 6230DW printer accessories include the power cable, USB cable, user guide, and the setup CD.
  4. Keep the Canon LBP6230DW setup on the table and set the box aside for recycling.
  5. Remove the plastic bag inside which the Canon printer is kept and discard it.
  6. Open the Canon LBP 6230DW printer’s front lid and peel off the packing tape.
  7. Likewise, peel off the packing tape from the printer’s exterior and interior surfaces.
  8. To reach the LBP 6230DW printer’s interior components, raise the top black lid and then lift the lid under it all the way.
  9. Remove all the packing material. 
  10. Take the Canon toner cartridge out. Pull the tab on its side to remove the long protective tape from the cartridge.
  1. Put the cartridge back in its slot on the LBP 6230DW printer.
  2. Lower both the top lids.
  3. Open the LBP 6230 printer’s front door and lower it.
  4. Slide out the edge width guide. Set the paper stack in the input tray and secure it with the edge width guide.
  5. Close the LBP 6230DW printer’s paper input tray by using the lid provided in the box.
  6. Take the Canon power cable out of the box and remove the twist tie from it.
  7. Uncoil the cable and attach it to the LBP 6230DW printer’s rear Power port & wall outlet.
  8. Press the LBP 6230DW printer’s Power button and wait until it initializes.
  9. Install the Canon LBP6230DW setup driver on your computer to complete the rest of the setup.

Canon LBP6230DW Driver Download Guidance

Windows OS

Download the Canon LBP 6230DW driver for Windows 10 64-bit PCs by clicking the Download button given below.

Canon LBP6230DW Driver for Windows

Mac OS

Download the Canon LBP 6230DW driver for macOS 10.15 computers by clicking the Download button given below.

Canon LBP6230DW Printer Driver for Mac

Canon LBP6230DW Setup Manual Download

Download the Canon LBP6230DW English e-user manual for Mac by clicking the Download button given below.

Canon LBP6230DW Manual Download

Install Canon LBP6230DW Driver

  1. Insert the Canon LBP 6230DW CD into your computer and launch the installer or double-click the LBP 6230DW software that you downloaded on your computer from the manufacturer’s site.
  2. Click the preferred language option and select OK.
  3. When the LBP 6230DW software installer’s dashboard appears, click the Easy Installation option.
  4. Choose the Wireless LAN option and click Next.
  5. Select USB Connection and click Next.
  6. The LBP 6230DW software installer displays a message stating that installation cannot be stopped once initiated. Click Yes.
  7. When prompted, connect the Canon LBP6230DW setup and computer by using the USB cable.
Canon LBP6230DW setup
  1. Choose a destination folder for the LBP 6230DW printer manual when prompted. Click Install.
  2. Choose either to accept or not accept the extended survey program participation.

Canon LBP6230DW Wireless Setup Guidance

  1. Run the Canon LBP 6230DW software installer on your computer.
  2. When prompted to select a connection method, choose the wireless connection method.
  3. The LBP 6230DW software installer prompts you to connect the printer and computer with a USB cable.
  4. In this way, the Canon LBP6230DW setup gets the network configuration, and a network connection is established.
  5. Follow prompts displayed by the LBP 6230DW software installer to complete the Canon LBP 6230DW Wi-Fi setup.

How to Connect Canon LBP6230DW Printer to Computer?

  1. The Canon LBP 6230DW printer can be connected to the computer over a wireless network or wired network.
  2. Here are the steps to connect the Canon LBP6230DW setup to the computer over a wireless network.
  3. Run the Canon LBP 6230DW software installer and follow the on-screen prompts until the connection mode screen appears.
  4. Choose Wireless LAN and follow the rest of the on-screen prompts to establish the printer-to-computer connection.

How to Connect Canon LBP6230DW to Internet?

  1. To connect the Canon LBP 6230DW printer to the internet via a router, follow these steps.
  2. Make sure that you use a LAN cable that is category 5 or higher to ensure trouble-free connection.
  3. Connect the Canon LBP6230DW setup and computer by using the LAN cable, which was mentioned earlier.
  4. The LINK LED located beside the LBP 6230DW printer’s Ethernet port should glow steadily.
  5. After about 2 minutes, an IP address is set for the LBP 6230 DW printer automatically.
  6. If you had previously installed the LBP 6230DW driver and chose Wireless connection during the installation, you need to uninstall the driver and run the LBP 6230DW software installer again.
  7. When the LBP 6230DW software installer dashboard appears, choose Custom Setup and follow the on-screen instructions to establish the computer-to-printer connection.

How to Print from iPhone to Canon LBP6230DW?

  1. Power on the Canon LBP 6230DW printer and wait until it initializes.
  2. Press the Go/Paper key on the Canon printer’s control panel and hold it for three seconds.
  3. When you release the button, the LBP 6230DW printer prints the network configuration page.
  4. You can find the LBP 6230DW printer’s IP address mentioned on it.
  5. Make a note of the LBP 6230DW machine’s IP address.
  6. Download the Canon Mobile Printing app on your iPhone.
  7. Ensure that the LBP 6230DW printer and iPhone are connected to the same network.
  8. Open the Canon Mobile Printing app and accept the license agreement.
  9. Choose the Add printer option and then select the Manual Search option.
  10. Enter the LBP 6230DW printer’s IP address in the text field and tap the printer name shown below the text field.
  11. Tap the Add button.
  12. On your iPhone, open the document viewing application and open the document to be printed.
  13. Tap the Share button, swipe from right to left, and tap Print.
  14. Select the LBP Canon LBP6230DW setup and set the printing preferences. Tap Print.

Canon LBP6230DW Load Envelopes Guide

In the LBP6230DW printer, envelopes can be loaded via the multi-purpose tray or manual feed slot.

Note: Fold the envelopes’ flaps, stack the envelopes, and press down on it to release air from the envelopes and make them flat.Arrange the stack neatly and get rid of the curls at the corners of the envelope.

  1. Take sure that you load the envelope with the flap on the left side, and face-down. Insert it short-edge first into the manual feed slot. (Only one envelope should be loaded in the manual feed tray slot.)
  2. Load the envelope stack in the center of the multi-purpose tray in the same orientation that you load the envelope in the manual feed tray slot and secure the stack with the edge width guide.
  3. Slide out the auxiliary paper output support found at the front side of the printer near the top.
Canon LBP6230DW Load Envelopes Guide

Canon LBP6230DW Scan to Email

The LBP 6230DW printer does not support scanning.

Canon LBP6230DW Scan to Computer

The Canon LBP 6230DW printer does not support scanning.

Canon LBP6230DW Airprint Setup

The Canon LBP6230DW printer does not support Apple AirPrint.

Canon LBP6230DW Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

If you encounter printing issues related to network or paper jam problems.

Canon LBP6230DW not Printing Guide

  1. Check whether the test page can be printed on the Canon LBP6230DW setup.
  2. Set a stack of paper in the LBP 6230DW printer’s multi-purpose tray.
  3. Ensure that the LBP 6230DW printer is powered on.
  4. Go to the computer that is connected to the LBP 6230DW machine.
  5. Open your PC’s Start menuControl PanelHardware and SoundDevices and PrintersRight-click LBP 6230DW.
  6. Choose the Printer properties option.
  7. Click the General tab. 
  8. Select ‘Print Test Page.’
  9. If the LBP 6230DW machine prints a test page, there is no connection issue.
  1. If there are multiple routers, make sure that the router to which the LBP 6230DW printer is 5 channels apart from the next router.  
  2. In the same Printer Properties option, go to the Ports tab.
  3. Check whether the correct port is enabled. Bidirectional support also needs to be enabled. 
  4. If you use a wired network, replace the network interface cables, and check whether the printing issue is resolved.
  5. Power off the printer, computer, and networking devices. Detach all the cables.
  6. After a few minutes, reattach all the cables and power on all the devices.
  7. Clear the LBP 6230DW printer’s printing queue. Right-click the LBP 6230DW printer icon in the Devices and Printers folder.
  8. Choose the ‘See what’s printing’ option. Right-click the Printer option and select ‘Cancel All Documents.’

Canon LBP6230DW Offline

  1. Check whether the network to which the LBP 6230DW printer is connected to was modified recently.
  2. If the network’s security passphrase or SSID was changed, you would need to reconnect the LBP 6230DW printer to the network.
  3. Open the antivirus or firewall settings on your computer and check whether the application has blocked the LBP 6230DW software.
  4. If it has, allow an exception for the LBP 6230DW software.
  5. Set the LBP 6230DW printer as your computer’s default printer.
  6. Right-click the LBP 6230DW icon in the Devices and Printers folder. Make sure that the option ‘Use Printer Offline’ is unselected.
Canon LBP6230DW Offline

Canon LBP6230DW Paper Jam Solution

Rear Cover Paper Jam

  1. Lower the LBP 6230DW printer’s rear lid and pull out the jammed paper carefully with both hands.
  2. Close the lid.

Top Cover Paper Jam

  1. Open the LBP 6230DW printer’s top cover and check the manual feed slot for jammed paper.
  2. Pull out the jammed paper from the manual feed slot.

Multi-purpose tray

  1. Open the multi-purpose tray’s lid and take the jammed paper out.
  2. Push the auxiliary tray into the LBP 6230DW printer and raise the top cover.
  3. Take the toner cartridge out of the printer.
  4. Squeeze the green button on the paper output guide and pull it forward. Remove the paper.
  5. After removing the jammed paper, slide the paper output guide to its original position.
  6. Put the toner cartridge back into the Canon LBP6230DW setup.
  7. Lower the top cover and pull the paper output tray out.