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Canon f170 is a high-performance Printer that delivers the utmost performance, and printing quality. It delivers printing documents with good quality colour saturation and fast output jobs. To use the Printer, you need to perform Canon F170 Setup using a wired connection or the wireless connection. You can use a wide variety of papers for printing jobs as it supports these paper qualities. It delivers reliable and efficient output using the mess-free ink system. The Printer is best suitable for wireless printing jobs it is a reliable and fast process. You can perform Canon F170 WIFI Setup using an active internet connection on the compatible device.

Check Device Compatibility for Canon F170 Setup

To use the printing services effectively and without any failures, there is a need to check the compatibility of the device before performing the setup process. The device is said t be compatible if and only if it meets the requirements of the operating system and the disk space. Check out the system requirements below:

Windows Operating SystemMac Operating System
Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 7 SP1, Windows XP, Windows VistaMac OS 10.7, Mac OS 10.6, Mac OS 10.5, Mac OS 10.8, Mac OS 10.9, Mac OS 10.10, Mac OS 10.11, Mac OS 10.11, Mac OS 10.12, Mac OS 10.13, Mac OS 10.14, Mac OS 10.15
Temperature: 50 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit Storage: 5% to 85%Temperature: 50 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit Storage: 5% to 85%

The system you are using needs to fulfil these requirements for the accurate functioning of the Printer with the Computer. There is a strong recommendation to change the system if your current system fails to meet these requirements.

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Canon F170 Printer Assemble and Setup

If you are using the Printer for the first time, take the proper preventive measures to unpack the printer by removing all the tapes. After that, assemble all its parts including the input and output tray, ink tanks, papers, wires and others. Also, check all the wires are not damaged at all. Connect the Printer to the main power source. Switch it ON properly and wait for the LED light to glow. While assembling the Printer, check that you place all the parts correctly inaccurate position. Place the Printer in the required temperature range and humidity conditions. Check the responsiveness of the Printer before proceeding with the Canon Setup.

Printer Assembling requires:

  • Ink Tanks Setup
  • Output Tray Setup
  • Input Tray Setup
  • Placing the correct measurement for the sheets

Download and Install Driver and Software Package – Canon F170 Setup

For downloading the Printer, make sure to connect your system with a high-speed internet connection. Maintain the network to work precisely without any fluctuations. Place the router close to the device for high-speed internet. Also, reduce the load of the systems on the network. Perform the steps below for it:

  • Switch ON the computer.
  • Go to the web browser. Type the link for the official website for Canon online.
  • Then go to the ‘Software and Driver’ option.
  • Type the name and model number of the Printer as ‘Canon F170’.
  • Hit the enter key.
  • The screen will show you the driver and software corresponding to your Printer.
  • Click on the download link next to it.
  • Wait for the completion of the process.
  • Click on the downloaded link to open the file. You can also get access to this file in the ‘Downloads’ folder of your system.
  • Begin the installation process by clicking on the “Yes” prompt for the installation box on the screen.
  • Go with the flow of the instruction to complete the installation process.
  • Finally, complete the process using the ‘Finish” button.

After successful completion of the installation process, you are a step closer to the Canon F170 Setup process. You can now complete the connection process. There are mainly two methods for it. The first one is the wired connection process using the USB cable. The second one is the Canon F170 WIFI Setup. It is the wireless connection process in which you can use your system remotely.

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Connect the Printer to the System – Canon F170 Setup Connection Process

Next step, you have to complete the connection process by adding the Printer to the computer and choosing the connection method in the Printer’s control panel. Follow the steps below for it:

Connect Printer using Wired Connection

The first method is to connect the printer using the USB cable. Connect one end of the cable with the Printer and the other end with the Computer. Follow the on-screen instructions on the Computer. Add the name of the Printer in the computer settings. Print the test page to test the connection. It is a less preferable method than Canon F170 WIFI Setup as the chances of failure are more. You need to check the wires and USB cables for any damage from time to time to enjoy the uninterrupted connection services. Also, you cannot print remotely using the USB connection method. Check the ports also from time to time to manage the connection.

Connect Printer Using Wireless Connection

Perform the steps below to connect the printer wirelessly over a network.

  1. Go to the Printer and press the setup button.
  2. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the LAN Setup option in the Printer’s control panel.
  3. Hit the OK button.
  4. Now again use the arrow keys to navigate to the Manual Setup option.
  5. Hit the OK button.
  6. Now go to the option ‘cable-less setup’ method.
  7. Navigate to the Computer Settings.
  8. Go to Printer and Devices
  9. Click on Add a Printer
  10. Choose the name of your printer and connect it.

It now completes the wireless connection process successfully for the Canon F170 Setup. If you’re still facing issues then contact canon printer support number for help.


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