Canon PIXMA MG7160 Software, Driver & User Guide

The Canon PIXMA MG7160 is a powerful all in one printer for a home that is so reliable to print, scan, and copy your files. Provides you with various options to connect the printer, obviously, you get nothing but easiness. Mobile printing with PIXMA MG 7160 is possible which accelerate your convenience when using the device. PIXMA MG7160 has WI-FI direct mode.

Simply say, using Canon MG7160, you don’t need a router to print wirelessly. Plus, the Apple AirPrint integration will please users of iPhone and iPad as they can use they compatible Apple mobile device to connect right away to the printer. Superior print quality is a default when you consider PIXMA MG7160 as your printing solution. There is the addition of gray ink to boost the quality of the quality of photo print, let say, you want to produce the black and white photo.

FINE technology from Canon PIXMA MG 7160 makes sure that the print photo resolution (9600dpi) will only display perfection. Another great thing about Canon MG 7160 is that the versatility of the way its handles papers through two paper tray and auto two-sided function. Want to decrease the frequency to replace the ink and reduce the ink cost, be sure to consider the optional XL ink.

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Canon PIXMA MG7160 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / macOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Linux.

Specification Canon PIXMA MG7160

  • Printing Resolution: 9600 (horizontal) 1 x 2400 (vertical) dpi
  • Print Speed: B&W: 15.0 ipmColour: 10.0 ipm4”X6” photo: Approx. 21 seconds
  • Ink Tanks: PGi650BK, CLi651BK, CLi651C, CLi651M, CLi651Y, CLi651GY(optional XL ink tanks also available)
  • Borderless Printing: 4″x 6″, 5″x 7″, 8″x10″, Letter, A4
  • Paper Sizes: A4, Letter, Legal, A5, B5, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 4″x6″, 5″x7″, 8″x10″
  • Wireless LAN Network Type: IEEE802.11n, IEEE802.11g, IEEE802.11b
  • Wireless LAN Security: WEP64/128bit, WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES)
  • Camera/Memory Card Printing: WiFi PictBridge Printing with compatible Canon Cameras. Print from Memory Card Slots for direct photo printing. (SD, SDHC, Mini SD, CF)
  • Special Copy Functions: Two sided, borderless, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, fit-to-page, disc label, frame erase
  • Scanner Type: Flatbed CIS
  • Scanning Bit Depth (Input/ Output): Greyscale: 16bit/8bit, Colour: 48bit/24bit (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
  • Operating System: Windows 8, 7, 7 SP1, Vista, Vista SP1 & SP2, XP SP2 & SP3 (32 bit); Mac: Mac OSX v10.6.08 – 10.8, 10.6, Lion 10.7, OS EI X Capitan 10.11
  • Included as Standard: PIXMA MG7160 printer, Setup CD-ROM and operational guide, 6 individual ink tanks, sample photo paper, power cord and Canon warranty card. A-B USB cable to connect to Computer not included
  • Software Included: My Image Garden, Easy WebPrint EX (IE7+ only), Canon Solution Menu, Adobe RGB, On Screen Manual.

Canon PIXMA MG7160 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG7160 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG7160. The first method is to install the driver of the printer without the use of CD Driver. The driver will be downloaded from the internet and there have been provided software that can be downloaded easily. In this case, there are several things that you for this first method:

  1. The most important thing that you must have is the driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160. In this case, you can download the driver for free by clicking the provided link below.
  2. Then, you will also need a USB cable to connect the PC and printer. Actually, this cable has been provided and it can be found in the printer package.

After you provide those two important things, then you can follow the complete steps.

  1. The first step to do is to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MG7160.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon PIXMA MG7160 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon PIXMA MG7160 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When Canon PIXMA MG7160 has been detected, you only need to follow the next instructions.
  5. You will find several instructions and you only need to follow them.
  6. When you have completed the installation and configuration processes, the Canon PIXMA MG7160 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG7160 Driver Manually

The second way is to install the printer driver manually using the provided feature of “Add a printer” in the Windows. In this case, there are several things that you need to prepare:

  1. You must have the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG7160 and this has been included in the printer package.

When you have provided those two things, you can start the installation process:

  1. First, you need to make sure that your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG7160 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect Canon PIXMA MG7160 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160 and then open the location of installed driver.
  4. Then, you can open the control panel of your printer to get the access of adding a new device of the printer.
  5. When you have found the menu of “add a printer”, you can just click it.
  6. After clicking it, you can give the location of extracted driver files.
  7. You only need to follow the instruction of the wizard to complete the installation.
  8. When the process finishes, your Canon PIXMA MG7160 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG7160 driver is by using the provided CD. In this case, there are several things that you need:

  1. You need to make sure that your PC have CD/DVD drive.
  2. You also need to CD of Canon PIXMA MG7160 driver that can be found in the printer package.
  3. You also need USB cable to connect the printer to the PC and this has been provided in the package.

For installing the driver, you can follow the instruction of the installation process using the CD of Canon PIXMA MG7160 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG7160.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG7160 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160 to the CD/DVD drive. When it is inserted, you can follow the setup wizard and complete the installation.
  4. After this, you can plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG7160 and connect the printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in and connect the USB cable.
  5. You need to wait for awhile until the cable of Canon PIXMA MG7160 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon PIXMA MG7160 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG7160 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MG7160) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MG7160 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MG7160 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MG7160 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG7160 Wireless Connection Setup

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MG7160.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MG7160.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG7160-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MG7160, then you will need to surely have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonupdates.net will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.150 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7019 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0127 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)1.1372 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac OS X 10.63.3.43.4 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series CUPS Printer Driver For Mac OS X 10.611.7.1.018 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.2 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac OS X 10.73.2.0299 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac OS X 10.63.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac OS X 10.62.5.02.4 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility For Mac OS X 10.62.0.1220 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.204.4 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.002 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)4.001.9 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.201.2 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series ScanGear MP for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)2.201.2 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.007.4 MBDownload
Setup Manual For MacCA.1.005.5 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.1.006.3 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.1.004.2 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.7 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.8 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.312 MBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.315 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For MacCA.1.001.7 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual for MacCA.1.002.9 MBDownload
Scanning Manual for MacCA.1.002.6 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.0079 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.20420 KBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series Setup GuideV1459 KBDownload
Canon MG7160 / MG7100 series Getting Started GuideV12.5 MBDownload

Free Download Driver & Software Canon PIXMA MG7160 for Windows, Mac OS, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG7160 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of www.canonupdates.net already provides the access to download the application. You only need to click the web link provided below to download the driver. Then, you can follow the manual instruction. There is also an alternative to downloading the user manual to complete the process of installation.

Canon PIXMA MG7160 Driver & Software Download