Canon PIXMA MX496 Driver Support & Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MX496 Driver Support & Manual Installation For Windows, MacOS and Linux – Today, printing machine has the important role for people’s living since it is used in everywhere even for students. People need a printer not only for their office use but also for home use. There are plenty of printer series that you can choose as your home printing device. However, there is a type that is really recommended for you, it is PIXMA MX496. This printer provides high performance and maximum quality that you will not get any disappointment with this printer.

Canon MX496 is an all-in-one printer that can be used for printing, scanning, copying and faxing machine. It offers affordable prices but consists of so many useful features in it. The stylish appearance of the printer with glossy black color can attract people at glance. Therefore, you will not be ashamed if you want to put this printer as one of the decorations of your room.

Canon PIXMA MX 496 amazes people because it has the beautiful look and high performance for such a printing device. This printer is completed with high resolution which is up to 4800 x 1200 dots per inch and FINE print technology that can result in high quality of the document and printing outputs.

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Canon PIXMA MX496 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 / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX496 Specification

Barcode (GTIN) 4549292023510
Categories Printers
Brand Canon
Model MX496
Colour Black
Printer Type Inkjet
Max Black Print Speed (ppm) 8.8 ipm
Max Colour Print Speed (ppm) 4.4 ipm
Cartridge Number Canon CL-646, Canon CL-646XL, Canon PG-645, Canon PG-645XL
Print Media Plain Paper
Print Document Size A4, A5, B5, Legal (LGL), Letter (LTR)
Media weight (gsm) 300
Scanner Type Flatbed
Max Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) 600 x 1200
Connectivity USB, Wireless
Weight (kg) 5.7000
Product Height (cm) 18.9
Product Width (cm) 43.5
Product Depth (cm) 29.5

Canon PIXMA MX496 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX496 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX496. 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 MX496. 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 MX496.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX496 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 MX496 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX496 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 MX496 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 MX496 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX496 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 MX496 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX496 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 MX496 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX496 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX496 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 MX496 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX496 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX496 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 MX496 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 MX496 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX496.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX496 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX496 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 MX496 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 MX496 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX496 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX496 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX496 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 MX496 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 MX496) 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 MX496 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 MX496 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 MX496 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX496 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 MX496.

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 MX496.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX496-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 MX496, then you will need to 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
PIXMA MX496 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.316 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 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
PIXMA MX496 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0232 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)12.1.0.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.8518 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.31.7 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5.10515 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.10269 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.10395 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive) 3.10236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive) 3.10213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.10204 KBDownload
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
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 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 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 (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
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.6.0879 KBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.015 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.011 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 Getting Started Guide (software installation part)V13.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX496 Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.6 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.1085 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.1072 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX496 Driver Support & Manual Installation for Windows, MacOS & Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX496 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.