Canon PIXMA MP160 Scanner Driver and User Manual

Canon PIXMA MP160 Scanner Driver and User Manual For Windows, macOS and Linux – If you are looking for a color printer for your excellent documents and photos, PIXMA MP160 can be a great option. This printer is equipped with inkjet technology and Canon FINE system that will give you the best output. This printer not only used as a printer but also can be used as a copier as a scanner. Well, you can get three functions in a compact and stylish packaged that will fit with any spaces inside your room and office.

This printer offers you high printing speed in high resolution so that you can get your documents and photos printed quickly. The result is also good with technologies equipped to this Canon MP160. The printer can print and copy up to 22 ppm for black/white and 17 ppm for color documents. For resolution, this printer offers maximum resolution up to 4800×1200 dpi for printing while for scanning, it offers maximum resolution up to 19200×19200 dpi.

This printer is equipped with some software that will boost the quality and accessibility. You can use direct printing with available features such as PictBridge and also Canon Direct Print that also supports any media. Get the easiness and high output quality with Canon PIXMA MP160.

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Canon PIXMA MP160 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)

Canon PIXMA MP160 Specification

Type All-in-one (printer/scanner/copier)
For Use Home
Width 17.4 inch (443 mm)
Height 7.1 inch (181 mm)
Depth 14.9 inch (381 mm)
Weight 13.2 lbs (6.3 kg)
Printer
Printer Type Thermal Ink-jet
Output Type Color Printer
Format A4
Print Speed 22 ppm (black A4), 17 ppm (color A4)
Output Feed Capacity 50 pages (standart)
Print Resolution 4800×1200 dpi
Input Feed Capacity 100 pages (standart)
Media Types Plain Paper, Cards, Transparencies, Stickers, Photo Paper, Glossy Photo Paper, Envelopes, Matte Photo Paper.
Paper Weight Support 64-273 g/m2
Colors Count 4-ink
Printing Photos Yes
Borderless Printing Yes
Min Ink Droplet Volume 2 picolitres
Time of Printing Photo (Color, 4 x6 /10x15cm) 52 s
Direct Print (PictBridge) Yes
LCD Screen
LCD No
SCANNER/COPIER
Scanner Type Flatbed
Scanner Format A4
Scanner Size 216×297 mm
Scan Element CIS
Pixel Depth 48 bit
Optical Resolution 600×1200 dpi
Enhanced Resolution 19200×19200 dpi
Copier Resolution (Black) 600×600 dpi
Copying Speed 22 ppm (Black A4), 17 ppm (Color A4)
Maximum Number Of Copies 9
Features
Interfaces USB 2.0
OS Support Windows, Mac OS
Minimum System Requirements Intel Pentium II
Power Consumption Operational 13 W
Power Consumption Standby 2 W
Noise Level 48 dB

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MP160

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MP160 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP160.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MP160. In case you don’t have, the link below is for anyone who needs the software file.
  2. USB cable is necessary, thus you can connect your computer and the printer. USB cable usually comes with the printer package.

After you are done with the preparations for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP160 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MP160 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MP160.
  3. Canon MP160 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MP160 USB cable. The wizard, then, will detect the USB cable. Once the USB cable is detected, you will be led to the installation instructions of Canon PIXMA MP160.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MP160 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MP160 Drivers

Considering this approach or method for the installation, find Add A Printer selection you get from the inbuilt feature for Windows.

Prepare:

  1. Canon PIXMA MP160 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MP160 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MP160 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MP160 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MP160 should be extracted which file you can find through TEMP folder.
  4. Hit start, then Control Panel, and locate View Devices & Printer when it comes to Windows 7 and Vista. Hit Fax & Printers for XP users.
  5. Locate Add a Printer.
  6. Finish with it, provide the path for the extracted setup file.
  7. Follow the installation instructions from the wizard.
  8. The installation of Canon PIXMA MP160 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MP160 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP160

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MP160 Driver CD or Software Disk that you get from the printer package.
  3. Another thing that you need is USB cable that is used to connect your computer and printer. This one also becomes one package with the printer.

For the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP160 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP160, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MP160 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MP160 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MP160 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MP160 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MP160 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP160 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 MP160) 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 MP160 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 MP160 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 MP160 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MP160 Wireless Connection Setup

(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 MP160.

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 MP160.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MP160-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.com will 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 MP160 MP Driver (Windows 7 x64/Vista64)1.1122.16 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
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 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
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64/2000/Me/98)3.039.5 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
My Printer (Windows 2000 (32-bit)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000 (32-bit)3.2.043 MBDownload
PIXMA MP160 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7)10.51.2.09.7 MBDownload
PIXMA MP160 Scanner Driver (Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7)12.13.35.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Mac OS X 10.5/10.6)1.1.09.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator (Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7)3.0.414 MBDownload
PIXMA MP160 On-screen Manual (Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7)2.00a24 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 MP160 Scanner Driver and User Manual For Windows, macOS

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MP160 since you can download them on our site Canon Printer Support that provides the download link for both software and driver of canon series from the Official site. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MP160 Drivers