Canon PIXMA MX850 Printer Driver Download

Canon PIXMA MX850 Printer Driver Download For Windows, Mac, Linux  – Another Canon’s multifunction printer is PIXMA MX850. This printer is the best printer for its range, aimed for office and also a personal home printer. It has a compact body but full of great features. The ADF feature of this printer can hold up to 30 sheets of documents. And for the input paper tray at the back of the printer, can hold up to 150 sheets of paper as well as the output tray at the front of this printer. You can use both plain paper or photo paper for this printer, and the maximum size it can handle is A4-size documents.

You can find the control panel on top of the printer, where there is a 62mm LCD display, and also buttons for various functions and uses. Canon PIXMA MX850 also has a series of fast-dial buttons and also numeric pad which you can use for fax functions and also to input number of the copy if you intend to make a lot of copies.

Another amazing feature is that Canon PIXMA MX850 capable of printing directly on the surface of a disk such as CD and DVD. You can also find a socket for PictBridge users to directly print photos from digital camera.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver 

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Canon PIXMA MX850 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 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX850 Specification

PIXMA MX850
Resolution 9,600(horizontal) x 2,400(vertical)
Print head/ink
Type Permanent
Ink droplet size 1pl
Ink CLI-8 BK(Dye)、PGI-5 BK(Pigment)、CLI-8 Y/M/C(Dye)
Ink Capacity Standard (approx figure)
Color chart 5BK: 505 sheets/ 8Y: 710 sheets/ 8M: 665 sheets/ 8C: 890 sheets/ 8-BK: 5025 sheets
Photo 8BK: 1,715 sheets/ 8Y: 340 sheets/ 8M: 301 sheets/ 8C: 465 sheets/ 8-BK: 4195 sheets
Print Speed
Bk text (Plain paper/New pattern) 31ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Color (Plain paper/New pattern) 24ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Photo (8″x10″) Standard: approx 38 sec
Photo (4″x6″, borderless) Standard: approx 21 sec
Printable Area
Borderless sheets A4/ Letter/ 5″x7″/ 4″x6″/ Credit Card
Paper Size (Cut paper) A4/ Letter/ Legal/ A5/ B5/ Envelop (DL, COM10)/ 4″x6″/ 4″x8″/ 5″x7″/ Credit Card
Paper Tray (Plain paper) Approx 150 sheets (13mm)
ASF (Plain paper) Approx 150 sheets (13mm)
Manual disc tray (DVD/CD) 1 piece
Auto document feeder paper size
Single-side Legal size
Double-side A4 / Letter
Scan
Max resolution 4,800 x 9,600 dpi
Scanning element CIS
Scanning speed B & W Approx 7sec (A4/300dpi)
Color Approx 10 sec (A4/300dpi)
Compatibility TWAIN,WIA (For Windows® XP only)
Copy
Resolution B & W 600 x 600 dpi
Color 1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Speed B & W 31 ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Color 24 ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Scan quantity 1 – 99 sheets
Others Special copying (Duplex copying*, 4-in-1, 2-in-1, Photo sticker (x2, x4, x9, x16, ), Borderless printing, Image) Photo copying
* plain paper only
Fax
Type Super G3 Fax
Modem Speed 33.6kbps
Transmission Speed B & W Approx. 3 sec
Color Approx. 1 min
Fax Imaging Process System UHQ
Fax Memory 250 sheets (Send / Receive)
Automatic Dialing One touch dials 8
Coded speed dials 100
Group dials 10
Interface USB 2.0 hi-speed, BU-30 bluetooth unit (optional)
Dimensions 508 x 483 x 260mm (W x D x H, excluding paper tray)
Weight 13.9 kg
Power AC120-240V 50/60Hz
Consumption Standby: approx. 5.5W
Off: approx. 1.4W
Copying: approx. 21W

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX850

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX850 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX850.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX850. 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 MX850 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX850 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX850.
  3. Canon MX850 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX850 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 MX850.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX850 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX850 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX850 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX850 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX850 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX850

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX850, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX850 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX850 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX850 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX850 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX850 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850) 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 MX850 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 MX850 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 MX850 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX850 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 MX850.

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 MX850.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX850-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 MX850 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista x64)1.0128 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0127 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)10.84.2.015 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64)1.0245 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)10.84.2.014 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0245 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)13.12.2a11 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)3.1.08.5 MBDownload
MP Drivers for Network For Mac OS X 10.61.029 MBDownload
MP Drivers (Windows 7/Vista/XP/64bit)1.0128 MBDownload
Printer Driver for (OSX 10.3/10.4/10.5)7.1.16.7 MBDownload
MP Drivers (Win/Vista/XP/x64-Bit)1.0028 MBDownload
Canon Inkjet Printer Driver Add-On Module for (Windows 7 (64/32-bit)230 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 XP x64)1.7.015 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
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.7.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /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)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 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 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 IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
IJ Network Driver Network Tool (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.5.71.9 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.1445 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 1.1 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)1.1.321 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 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.1.221 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 1.1 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0223 KBDownload
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 For (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5) 1.0.0289 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
Mac OS X Canon IJ Network Setup Tool For (Mac OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.7.03.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series User Manual (Windows)1.1014 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series User Manual (Mac)1.10a50 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for Canon IJ Network Tool (Windows)1.00803 KBDownload

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 MX850 Printer Driver Download For Windows, Mac, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 Printer Driver Download