Canon Pixma E560 Install

First Time Setting Up Canon Pixma E560

Printer Configuration

  1. First of all, unbox your printer and load the paper and ink into it.
  2. Click your printer’s power button to turn it on.
  3. Then press the Wi-Fi button from the control panel of your printer. Keep the button before the orange warning light blinks once. After one flash, release the button.
  4. Now make sure the blue WiFi lamp blinks quickly. The green power light must also be lit.
  5. In addition, you will press the Wireless Router Access Point button. This button must be press within 2 minutes.
  6. First, ensure the lights are lit for the Wi-fi and power lights.

It completes your printer’s successful connection to the wireless network.

Printer Driver Download and Installation

  1. First of all, go to your web browser.
  2. In the address bar, enter “” in your web browser.
  3. You must reach the download window of the Printer Driver.
  4. Tap the “Setup” link on the right side of the window on the Driver Setup page.
  5. After that, you have to insert your product model in the product selection slot. E560 in the empty field. Type the model of the product and press on the “Go” button.
  6. Now you’re going to reach the Driver Download window. Here, the correct printer driver can be downloaded from the operating system. Tap on the inverted triangle in the upper right corner of the screen to to choose this. Now, select the preferred OS from the drop-down menu.
  7. Then click on the “Downloads” tab in the middle of the screen.
  8. It will start the process of downloading. It could take a few minutes. So wait patiently until the download is complete.
  9. You might get to see different pop-ups in between the download. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the process successfully.
  10. After the process has been successfully completed, you can move to the next step, i.e. Installation here.
  11. Make sure your system is also connected to the wireless network for installation. You have to link your system to the same network as your printer.
  12. Now, find the downloaded configuration file. The file is usually saved in the folder Downloads. Access it, therefore. But, if you have modified the location of the file, open the specific folder.
  13. Double-click the configuration file you downloaded.
  14. A prompt User Account Control could then be displayed. You will be asked to enable the application to make the desired system changes. Click on the “Yes” tab to activate the submission.
  15. Now press the “Next” tab on the initial installation screen to move the process forward. You can also change the wizard language here by clicking on the “Language” tab.
  16. If you are a Mac user, you must enter the username and password of the Mac administrator. Provide your credential and click the “Install Helper” tab.
  17. After that, the Connection Method screen will be displayed. You can choose the “Network Connection” option from Canon. You prefer this option when connecting your printer and computer to a wireless network.
  18. In the next window, click on the Wireless Connection tab.
  19. To continue the process, make sure your printer is turned on and the power lamp is lit. Should choose “Next” tab now.
  20. Then, in the Printer Setup screen, tap the “Connect to the network” option.
  21. You must also select a suitable method of connection between WPS or Cableless Setup. It is suggested to click on the Setup tab.
  22. Now, if your printer has not been attached to the wireless network, follow the on-screen instructions. Otherwise, click the “Next” tab and continue to move with the process.
  23. In the following window , select the “Residential country” from the options available and click on the “Next” tab.
  24. Then choose the your “residence region.” Then click on the button “Next.”
  25. In addition, the program you want to run on your device must be chosen. Tick the checkbox you want and proceed further by pressing the “Next” button.
  26. Next, you’ll receive the window “End User License Agreement.” Read the entire document carefully and acknowledge the agreement by clicking on the “Yes” tab.
  27. In the Firewall Setting window, you have to tick mark the Deactivate the block checkbox. Click the “Next” button after you have done so.
  28. This is going to start the installation process.
  29. The Printer Detection may appear during the process. This will start to detect your printer. It could take a few minutes to complete. Wait patiently, then. If completed, press the “Next” button.

 But if you’re a Mac user, you’ll get a “Connect printer” screen. Choose your Canon printer in the next window and click “Add.” After the printer has been successfully added, click the “Next” button.

  1. After that, you’ll see the Printer Head Alignment Recommendation screen. Click the “Next” option to move to the next step.
  2. This will complete the setup of the printer. Click the “Next” tab in the Setup Completion declaration window.
  3. After that, if you want to register your product, click the “Next” button. Otherwise, the “Cancel” tab.
  4. Canon will then ask you to participate in the Extended Survey Program. Read the document, then click “Agree” or “Do not agree” as per your preference.
  5. Finally, the full screen installation will appear. Hit the “Exit” tab to move away from the installation wizard.