Canon MX492 Printer Setup

Canon MX492 printer setup is the advanced type of canon printer with the wifi printing option which saves the physical contact of the user with the printer. One can connect the printer using the wifi router and can give the print from any corner of the wifi coverage. The united states is a developed place with wifi routers in almost all residential places. So one must think while buying the printer that canon printer especially the MX492 series is best suitable. Once you purchase the canon MX492 printer there are numerous steps to give a single print and these numerous steps are covered in this article. So go through it properly. So let’s began, First, connect the printer to the source device i.e. Pc or Laptop: There are two ways to connect the printer to the device and they are as follow

Connect the Canon MX492 printerCanon MX492 Printer Setup

  • The physical connection can be done directly with the help of the USB 2.0 cable.
  • First, unbox the printer and then sort out the USB 2.0 cable in it.
  • Connect one end to the printer and the other end to the Laptop or Pc USB port.
  • Hence the physical connection is established.

Connect the printer using a wireless connection

  • One can establish the wifi connection with the Canon MX490 printer setup using the wifi router.
  • First, turn on the printer using the power button on it.
  • Then press the wifi button which is transparent or whitish in colour for a long time till it blinks.
  • Now the blinking of the wifi button starts. The blinking indicates that the printer is ready to connect with wifi. Observe the screen of the printer regularly.
  • Now press the setting button available among the printer buttons.
  • Then go in the Wireless connection option available there.
  • Select the LAN connection option among the various connection options.
  • The printer wifi will start searching for the router or wifi connection.
  • Soon you will observe the local area networks on your printer screen.
  • Select your wifi connection and proceed further for the password input.
  • Insert the wifi password if there. Here you will get all types of letters or numerals starting from the upper case, lower case as well as numbers for the input of the wifi password.
  • Fill it using the down arrow key of your printer and click on ok.
  • Now load some pages in the tray of the printer to print a page.
  • Now after the successful connection, the printer will automatically give a print that the printer is connected to wifi.

Use of drivers in canon MX492 printer setup and installation process:

Drivers are necessary to give the proper print of the desired document or file.


  • Visit the official website of canon i.e. using the web browser of your source device.
  • Then click on the drivers and download options.
  • Then search for the model number of your printer in the search bar provided.
  • The desired printer will display in front of you on the screen.
  • Click on the downloads options available in the blue box
  • Now it will migrate you down where you have to select a few things.
  • These things are to select the operating system on which you want to download the drivers and another thing is to select the bit of the device.
  • Then click on the download option. The file will download automatically.
  • Then go to the downloads folder and double click on the setup file of the Canon MX492 Printer setup.
  • The setup window will appear. Select the region as the United States and click on next.
  • Now the installation process will begin when you will sign the agreement of canon.
  • The process will complete after some time automatically

Note: You must note that the device i.e. Pc or Laptop is connected to the Same wifi to which the printer is connected.

Print a file on Canon MX492 Printer setup using a mobile phone?

  • These are the simple steps, make sure your mobile and canon MX492 printer setup are connected to the same wifi.
  • Now go to the play store of the mobile and search for the canon in the printer application.
  • Then download and install it and open it.
  • Now select the region as well select the model number of the printer
  • Then it will search the printer using the wifi automatically.
  • Hence the connection establishment is successful.