Canon PIXMA MP230 Driver Download and Setup

Canon PIXMA MP230 Driver Download and Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux – One device that should appear on your mind whenever you need any smart printer for home use is the PIXMA MP230. Of course, this device is not only stylish with impressive-looking appearance, the specification and key features are really well-packed and functionally useful, so you do not need to buy another separate device to perform printing, scanning, and copying. Due to its well-packed features, of course, the result will be fine and excellent as exceeding your expectation.

Beside offers the multifunction features to support your daily use, Canon MP230 also has another key feature, such as user-friendly interface and easy-to-operate operation, as easy as its setup process. Well-packed with Canon’s FINE cartridge technology, the printing process will never be a nightmare anymore since you can get a satisfying result with faster speed. In addition, you can use the Easy WebPrint EX to do direct printing from any website or homepage on the internet.

Manufactured by Canon, Canon PIXMA MP230 still being the leader when it comes to the affordable device yet packed a lot of functional features. Furthermore, if you do not have any driver system, you can download it for free from the official website. By then, you only need to make sure you have typed the right printer’s series.

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Canon PIXMA MP230 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MP230 Specification

Print
Speed Colour Up to 4.8ipm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 7.0ipm Mono Print
Product Group Output A4
Printer Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi Print
Scan
Scanner Optical Resolution 600 x 1200 dpi Scan
Scan Facility Present Yes
Scanner Bit Depth 48 bit input / 24 bit output (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)
Scanner Features Document Scan (PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Photo Scan (JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Auto Scan Mode, PDF file creation with optional password security, Text recognition (OCR), Scan and Stitch, Scan to Cloud, Scan to e-mail
Scanner Type Flatbed CIS Colour Scanner
Copy
Colour Copier Yes
Copier Functions Document copying (colour or mono)
Copy Facility Present Yes
Interfaces
Interface Type(s) USB
Compatibility
Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible
System Requirements Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit) Windows Vista SP1 or SP2: 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM Windows XP SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher CD-ROMDrive Display: 800 x 600 or better
Media Handling
Paper Trays 1
Paper Handling Input 1 100 Sheet Input Tray
Maximum Copies 20
Maximum Paper Size A4
Media Supported Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), Photo Paper Plus Semigloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR- 301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Paper Size A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m² Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media)
Scanner Document Size A4/LTR (216x297mm)
Barcodes & Labels
Barcode 4960999848594
Physical
Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Multifunction Summary Print/Scan/Copy
Technology Multifunction Inkjet Printer
Case Colour Black
Dimensions 444mm (W) x 329mm (D) x 153mm (H) – Weight 5.3kg
Environmental Operating Temperature 5 to 35C – Humidity 10 to 90%
Noise Level 44.7dbA
Power Consumption 10W (Max) / 0.6W (Standby)
Product Summary Canon PIXMA MP230 A4 Colour Inkjet Printer
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Voltage/ Power/ Frequency 100 to 240VAC / 50 to 60Hz
Consumable Info
Colour Cartridge Life 244 Pages
Mono Cartridge Life 220 Pages
Software
Software Included MP Driver including Scanning Utility My Image Garden Full HD Movie Print [10] Quick Menu Easy-WebPrint EX (download) [11]
In the Box
In The Box PIXMA MP230 All-In-One, Power cord, FINE Cartridges PG-510 (Black) and CL-511 (Colour), Multilingual set up guides, Warranty sheet, Setup software and Users manual CD including My Image Garden with text OCR and HD Movie Print

Canon PIXMA MP230 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MP230 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MP230. 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 MP230. 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 MP230.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MP230 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of PIXMA MP230 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MP230 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When PIXMA MP230 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 MP230 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MP230 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 MP230 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP230 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 MP230 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MP230 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MP230 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 MP230 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MP230 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MP230 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 MP230 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 MP230 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MP230.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MP230 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MP230 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 MP230 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 PIXMA MP230 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MP230 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MP230 in Mac:

  • First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  • Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  • At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP230 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 MP230) 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 MP230 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 MP230 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 MP230 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MP230 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

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 MP230.

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 MP230.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MP230-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.

canonupdates.net give you the official driver and software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MP230 series MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0326 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.60a24 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)1.7.015 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 Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.1293 MBDownload
Quick Menu Windows XP (32-bit)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)2.7.09.1 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
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.7 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series Scanner Driver (10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7 X 10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)19.0.0b25 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.02.5 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
Quick Menu (OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility Lite (OS X 10.11)2.3.022 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)2.7.01.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Mac OS X 10.5)2.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.003.9 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.808.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.803 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.803.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.001.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.001.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series User Manual (Windows)1.2018 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series User Manual (Mac)1.1157 MBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series User Manual (OS X 10.5)1.1057 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.00395 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.8087 KBDownload
PIXMA MP230 series Getting StartedV13 MBDownload

Manuals are available in PDF format and HTML format

PDF format

Memo: File names having the extension.pdf are PDF files.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read PDF files.

Follow the instructions below to download manuals in PDF format.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

HTML format

Follow the instructions below to download the compressed files on Windows.

  • Click the file link, select Save, and specify the directory to save the file. The download will start automatically.
  • Downloaded files will be saved in the specified folder in a self-extracting form (.exe format).
  • Double-click the files to decompress them and save them in the same folder.
  • To open and HTML format manual double-click the file.html in the folder.

Follow the instruction below to download the compressed files on Macintosh.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded files. Files will be decompressed automatically, and the Photo Application Guide folder will be created on your computer’s desktop.
  • To open an HTML-format manual, double-click the file.html in the folder.

Canon PIXMA MP230 Driver Download and Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MP230 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon Printer Drivers 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.