Canon Pixma MX492 is a wireless printer ideal for everyday printing requirements. It allows you to print high-quality documents right from your smartphone or tablet. If you want to know how to set up your Canon Pixma MX492 printer on your Windows computer, read this page completely.

Canon Pixma Mx492 Setup On Windows

Unpack your printer

  • Open the printer box and take out everything you have received.
  • Your package includes the Canon Pixma MX492 printer, power cord, telephone cord, installation CD, ink cartridges, and a quick setup guide.
  • Remove all the packing tapes from your printer and its components.
  • Ensure that all the items have been delivered without any damage.

Install the FINE cartridges

  • First, open your printer’s front cover.
  • Next, unpack the cartridges and insert them into the respective holders.
  • Press each of the cartridges down until it fits into its place.
  • Once done, close the front cover of the printer.

Load paper

  • Extend the paper cassette from your Canon printer and slide apart the paper guides.
  • Take a paper stack and load it into the paper tray with the print side facing down.
  • Finally, re-insert the paper tray into the printer.
  • Once you finish loading the paper, you can connect your printer and computer.

Turn on your printer

  • Get hold of the power cable you have received and connect it between your Canon printer’s rear port and an electrical outlet.
  • On your printer control panel, press the Power button to turn on the printer.
  • Select your preferred language on the printer control panel.

Connect your printer and computer

  • You need to install the appropriate driver on your computer to access your printer. For your Canon PIXMA MX492 printer, you can install the software using the supplied CD-ROM.
  • Run the setup file and click Yes when you see the User Account Control dialog box.
  • Proceed with the instructions on the screen and complete the installation.
  • In case your computer doesn’t have a CD drive, you can get the software from Canon’s official support page.
  • Visit Canon’s support page from your default browser. Enter your printer model and get the driver that supports your Windows Operating System.
  • Then, install the software on your computer by following the instructions on the screen.

In this manner, you should set up your Canon PIXMA MX492 printer on your Windows computer. For further questions and clarifications, you can reach our technical experts for assistance.