Canon PIXMA MP260 Driver Download and Manual Guide

Canon PIXMA MP260 Color Inkjet Printer

  • PIXMA MP260 driver and software available for windows and macOS

This Canon PIXMA MP260 is a multifunctional inkjet printer. It does not only offer you printing function but also scanning and copying function. Through its 600 x 600 dpi print resolution, this printer can deliver a high photo quality. The printing speed also offers you a great deal. You only have to wait for 45 seconds for 4 x 6 inches valued and colorful photo. Besides, it can print up to 19 pages per minute in black-and-white and 15 pages per minute in color.

Canon PIXMA MP260 is fit to be placed on your desk at home. This scanner offers you 1200 x 2400 dpi optical resolution and 19200 x 19200 dpi enhanced resolution with 24-bit pixel depth. With this remarkable scanner specs, you can digitalize your old pictures and keep it on your computer.

Canon PIXMA MP260 is fit for both Windows and Mac OS users. A single cartridge printer can produce as many as 220 pages of mono and 244 pages of color. With its minimum 2 pl ink droplet volume and 4-ink color, detailed and vivid images can result from this printer. This Canon also can make copies as fast as its printing speed. Card slots also available in this multifunctional printer, make you easier to print photos.

Also Update Driver: Canon PIXMA MP160 Scanner Driver

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Canon PIXMA MP260 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 MP260 Specification

Model PIXMA MP260
Type All-in-one (printer/scanner/copier)
For Use Home
Width 17.4 inch (444 mm)
Height 6.1 inch (155 mm)
Depth 13 inch (331 mm)
Weight 11 lbs (5.6 kg)
Printer
Printer Type Ink-jet
Output Type Color Printer
Format A4
Print Speed 19 ppm (black A4), 15 ppm (color A4)
Print Resolution 600×600 dpi
Input Feed Capacity 100 pages (standart), 100 pages (maximum)
Media Types Plain Paper, Cards, Transparencies, Stickers, Photo Paper,
Glossy Photo Paper, Envelopes, Matte Photo Paper.
Paper Weight Support 64-300 g/m2
Ink Cartridges Count 2
Colors Count 4-ink
Printing Photos Yes
Borderless Printing Yes
Min Ink Droplet Volume 2 picolitres
Time of Printing Photo (Color, 4 x6 /10x15cm) 45 s
Pigment Ink Yes
Direct Print (PictBridge) Yes
Cartridge Capacity (Black) 220 pages
Cartridge Capacity (Color) 244 pages
LCD Screen
LCD No
SCANNER/COPIER
Scanner Type Flatbed
Scanner Format A4
Scanner Size 216×297 mm
Scan Element CIS
Pixel Depth 24 bit
Shades Of Gray 256
Optical Resolution 1200×2400 dpi
Enhanced Resolution 19200×19200 dpi
Support Standarts TWAIN, WIA
Copying Speed 19 ppm (Black A4), 15 ppm (Color A4)
Maximum Number Of Copies 9
Features
Interfaces USB 2.0
OS Support Windows, Mac OS
Power Consumption Operational 12 W
Power Consumption Standby 2 W
Noise Level 42 dB
Card Reader Yes
Supported Flash Cards Compact Flash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro,
Memory Stick Pro Duo, MMC, SD, xD-Picture

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MP260

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MP260 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP260.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MP260. 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 MP260 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MP260 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MP260.
  3. Canon MP260 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MP260 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 MP260.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MP260 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MP260 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 MP260 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MP260 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MP260 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MP260 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MP260 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 MP260 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MP260 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP260

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MP260 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 MP260 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP260, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MP260 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MP260 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MP260 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MP260 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MP260 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP260 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 MP260) 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 MP260 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 MP260 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 MP260 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MP260 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 MP260.

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 MP260.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MP260-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 MP260 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)10.84.2.014 MBDownload
PIXMA MP260 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)10.84.2.013 MBDownload
PIXMA MP260 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)14.11.4a11 MBDownload
PIXMA MP260 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64)1.0225 MBDownload
PIXMA MP260 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0224 MBDownload
MP Drivers for Windows XP 64bit1.0213 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
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP (64-bit)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.0546 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.4.31.7 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)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)2.0444 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint (Windows 2000 (32-bit)3.2.043 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)3.1.08.5 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
My Image Garden (Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 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
Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.4.1711 KBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.1a2.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.0 Opener (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)1.0.0a2.1 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)2.0.730 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 EX (OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.0.630 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0224 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
PIXMA MP260 series User Manual (Windows)1.0013 MBDownload
PIXMA MP260 series User Manual (Mac)1.00a44 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 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 MP260 Driver Download and Manual Guide For Windows, macOS

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MP260 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 MP260 Driver Download