How to Download and Install Canon Pixma MX490 on Windows 10, 11, and 7
If you have recently purchased a Canon Pixma MX490 printer, you will need to download and install the drivers onto your Windows 10, 11, or 7 computer in order to start printing. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to download and install the drivers for your Canon Pixma MX490 printer.
About the Canon Pixma MX490
The Canon Pixma MX490 is an affordable all-in-one inkjet printer that is perfect for home use. It offers a range of features including printing, scanning, copying, and faxing. The printer is compact and stylish, making it a great addition to any home office.
The Pixma MX490 has a maximum print resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi, which ensures that your documents and photos will look great. It also has a built-in Wi-Fi, which allows you to print wirelessly from your computer or mobile device.
Features and Specifications
Here are some of the key features and specifications of the Canon Pixma MX490 printer:
- Print Speed: Up to 8.8 ipm in black and 4.4 ipm in color
- Print Resolution: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Google Cloud Print, AirPrint, Canon PRINT app
- Scanner Resolution: Up to 600 x 1200 dpi
- Copier Resolution: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
- Fax Resolution: Up to 300 x 300 dpi
Like any printer, the Canon Pixma MX490 can experience some issues. One common issue is paper jams, which can be caused by using the wrong type of paper or loading too much paper at once. Another issue is connectivity problems, which can be caused by a weak Wi-Fi signal or incorrect network settings.
If you experience any issues with your printer, refer to the troubleshooting section below for help.
If you are experiencing issues with your Canon Pixma MX490 printer, here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:
- Check the paper tray for any jammed paper and remove it if necessary
- Check that the ink cartridges are properly installed and have enough ink
- Make sure the printer is connected to the Wi-Fi network or computer correctly
- Restart the printer and computer
- Update the printer drivers to the latest version
If you are still experiencing issues after trying these steps, contact Canon customer support for further assistance.
To download and install the Canon Pixma MX490 printer drivers, follow these steps:
- Go to the Canon website and select your country or region
- Click on the “Support” tab and select “Consumer & Home Office”
- Select “Printers & Multifunction” and then “Inkjet Printers”
- Locate and select the Canon Pixma MX490 printer and then click on “Drivers & Downloads”
- Select your operating system (Windows 10, 11, or 7) and download the driver software
- Follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver software
Here are the direct download links for the Canon Pixma MX490 printer drivers for Windows 10, 11, and 7:
- Windows 10: https://www.canon.com.au/printers/pixma-mx490/support?option=drivers&model=MX490&os=Windows%2010%20(x64)
- Windows 11: https://www.canon.com.au/printers/pixma-mx490/support?option=drivers&model=MX490&os=Windows%2011%20(x64)
- Windows 7: https://www.canon.com.au/printers/pixma-mx490/support?option=drivers&model=MX490&os=Windows%207%20(x64)
Make sure to select the correct driver for your operating system.
Downloading and installing the drivers for your Canon Pixma MX490 printer is a simple process. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you should be able to install the driver software onto your Windows 10, 11, or 7 computer and start printing in no time.
If you encounter any issues during the installation process or while using the printer, refer to the troubleshooting section above or contact Canon customer support for further assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I connect my Canon Pixma MX490 printer to Wi-Fi? To connect your printer to Wi-Fi, press the Setup button on your printer, select Wireless LAN Setup, and then follow the on-screen instructions to connect to your Wi-Fi network.
- How do I replace the ink cartridges in my Canon Pixma MX490 printer? To replace the ink cartridges, open the ink cartridge cover on your printer, remove the old cartridges, insert the new cartridges, and then close the ink cartridge cover.
- How do I scan a document on my Canon Pixma MX490 printer? To scan a document, place it on the scanner glass or in the automatic document feeder, press the Scan button on your printer, select the scanning settings you want, and then press the Start button to start scanning.