Canon PIXMA MX870 Driver and Wireless Setup

Canon PIXMA MX870 Driver and Wireless Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux  – PIXMA MX870 aimed for office and personal home printer, but it can also produce a high-quality photo printing. Most of the feature of this printer is office-centric features, so it is a great choice to choose if you need to replace your old printer at the office or at the house. You can find a slot for PictBridge cameras that allows you to print directly from your digital camera. With a maximum resolution of 9800 dpi, you can have a high quality of photo print result. Although it is not quite good enough for photographer professional, considering it is an office printer, the results are quite amazing.

You can also plug your memory card and preview your photos before you print it. you can find LCD display as part of the control panel, which you can use to monitor the status of your printer, ink level, scrolling fax messages and also preview before printing. In terms of speed, Canon PIXMA MX870 is oddly enough because the speed of printing business-related documents takes more time than printing colorful photos.

Another great feature is the wireless connectivity which allows multiple users to connect and use this printer. Canon PIXMA MX870 also lets to connect your devices using WiFi and print or scan your files directly from your device.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver 

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Canon PIXMA MX870 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 MX870 Specification

Printing Method: Inkjet
Print Speed (up to): Colour Photo: 4″ x 6″ borderless photo: approx. 39 seconds
Black: ESAT;9.4 ipm
Colour: ESAT;6.1 ipm
Number of Nozzles: Nozzles: Black: 320
Colour: 2,048
Total: 2,368
Picoliter Size (colour): 1, 2 and 5
Print Resolution (up to): Colour: Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Output Tray Capacity: 4″ x 6″, 4″ x 8″, 5″x 7″, 8″ x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Paper Compatibility: Plain: Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper; Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II; Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy; Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi- Gloss; Matte: Matte Photo Paper; Fine Art: Canon Fine Art Paper “Photo Rag” T™; Envelope: U.S.# 10 Envelope
Printer Features: Auto Document Feeder, Auto Document Fix, Auto Duplex Print, Auto Photo Fix II, Auto Sheet Feeder, Borderless Printing, Document Printing, Photo Printing, Template Print
Paper Handling: Paper Handling text: Auto Sheet Feeder: 150 Sheets
Paper Cassette: 150 Sheets
ADF: 35 Sheets

COPIER

Copy Speed (up to): ESAT: Colour 4.3 ipm
Reductions Enlargement: 25% – 400%
Copy Features: 4-in-1 / 2-in-1 Copy, AE (Auto Exposure / Intensity) copy, Auto Duplex Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Gutter Shadow Correction Copy, Image Repeat, Intensity, Multiple Copy: 1-99 pages, Preset Copy, Ratios, Sort (ADF), Zoom

SCANNER

Scanner Element: Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions: Optical: 2400 x 4800 dpi
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi
Interpolated: 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
Colour Depth: 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document Size: Flatbed:8.5″ x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5″ x 14″

FAX

Modem Speed: Up to 33.6 Kbps (Super G3 colour FAX)
Transmission Speed (approx.): Black: Approx. 3 sec per page
Colour: Approx. 1 min per page
Memory Capacity: Approx. 250 Pages
Speed Dialing: 100 Locations
Fax Features: Answering Machine Connectivity, Group Dialing, One-Touch Speed Dialing, Redial, Remote Reception

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Other Features: Wireless Printing1, 2.5″ LCD, Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology, Ethernet, Fully-Integrated Auto Duplex Auto Document Feeder, PictBridge, Quick Start
OS Compatibility: Windows® 7, Windows® Vista, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v10.4.11 – 10.6.x17
Standard Interface: Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g), (Compatible with IEEE 802.11n)
Ethernet
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Card Slots (See Memory Card Support)
PictBridge (Cable not included)
Bluetooth® v2.0 (Optional)
Software Included: Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM
MX870 Printer Driver
Easy-PhotoPrint EX
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows Only)
MP Navigator EX
Solution Menu
Dimension (W x D x H): 19.4″ x 17.1″ x 8.9″
Weight: 26.1 lbs.

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX870

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX870 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX870.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX870. 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 MX870 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX870 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX870.
  3. Canon MX870 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX870 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 MX870.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX870 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX870 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 MX870 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX870 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX870 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX870 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX870 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 MX870 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX870 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX870

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX870 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 MX870 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX870, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX870 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX870 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX870 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX870 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX870 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX870 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 MX870) 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 MX870 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 MX870 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 MX870 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX870 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 MX870.

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 MX870.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX870-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 MX870 series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0632 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X10.11/10.10 /10.9/10.8/10.7)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.141 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5623 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/Xp/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0520 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series MP Driver (Windows 2000)1.0430 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
Printer Driver for (OSX 10.4/10.5)7.26.09.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series Scanner Driver (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/10.5)16.1.1a15 MBDownload
Canon ScanGear for (OSX10.4/10.5/10.6)16.00.0a16 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.1293 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 X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.7.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)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
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 X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)3.1.434 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6)1.6.0879 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)3.1548 MBDownload
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
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
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
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 10.4/10.5/10.6)3.1.334 MBDownload
Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.4.31.7 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5) 1.0.0289 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 2000)1.2.03 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.4/10.5)1.2.01.1 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
Speed Dial Utility (Windows XP x64)1.2.03 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)3.1446 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
Print and Scan Package for Linux1.5 - 3.311 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series User Manual (Windows)1.3017 MBDownload
PIXMA MX870 series User Manual (Mac)1.3036 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 MX870 Driver and Wireless Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MX870 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 MX870 Driver