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Canon Pixma MX490 Driver Download

Canon Pixma mx490 Driver Download is now easy with expert assistance. In addition, you can now install the full feature software package either during the first time installation or later. Usually, the basic set of drivers and software has enough files for printing features. Here are the easy steps to download and install the latest and the compatible drivers on your computer for the first time.

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Fig.1 - Canon MX490 Driver Download

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How to Download Canon Pixma MX490 Driver

Step 1:

  1. Firstly, connect the Canon Pixma MX490 printer to the computer (Windows/MAC). Here, you can use either the USB cable or the wireless mode.
  2. Secondly, connect the computer to the internet and download the latest Canon MX490 setup file.
  3. Now, initiate the setup wizard and follow the set of instructions for the Pixma MX490 setup process.

Step 2:

  1. Now, the wizard searches for the Wifi networks and displays the available networks nearby.
  2. From this list, select your Wifi name and enter the password to begin the connection.
  3. If your Wifi name is not on the list, click the checkbox “Network is not found” and proceed further.
  4. Immediately, pop up displays the “Add Printer” screen.

How do I install Canon Pixma mx490

Step 1:

  • Next, go to the MX490 printer panel when the wizard says.
  • On the printer panel, press the Settings icon and then go to the Wireless WLAN settings.
  • Now, the printer initiates the Wifi Protected Setup mode by default.
  • Press the Stop button immediately and go to the Wireless LAN setup (another setup mode) a Cableless Setup mode.
  • After that, follow the instructions on the printer panel and move on to the computer screen.

Step 2:

  • Now, from the list of available printers for connection, select your Canon MX490 printer name.
  • Similarly, select the required Canon Printer driver file from the above list of available drivers.
  • To sum up, install the driver in your device by following the steps on the pop-up screen.
  • In case you need any further assistance on Canon MX490 driver and software installation, call our experts.

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Canon Pixma MX490 printer can connect to Windows and MAC computers with specific OS versions. Here is the list of compatible Windows and MAC OS versions:

Windows: 32 and 64 bit OS versions of Windows 8.1, 8, 7, 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, and 32-bit version of Windows XP SP3.

MAC: MAC OS versions from 10.6 to 10.9.

Pixma MX490 Software Install

Now download and install the latest and the compatible Canon printer software to your computer. You can download the recommended software alone or along with the optional printer software with the printer software installation wizard. Here are the list of recommended and the optional software that is available for the Canon MX490 printer. With this software, you can enable different Canon printer features in a click.

Optional software to Download

  • Easy-PhotoPrint Editor – Recommended software to print any photo or file from the computer or cloud memory in a click.
  • Easy-WebPrint EX – An optional software to print a webpage with preview, clipping, layout, and edit option.
  • Easy-PhotoPrint EX – An optional software to print bordered or borderless photos straight from the digital camera memory card.
  • My Printer – An optional Utility tool to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot the printer performance.
  • Quick Menu – An optional Utility tool to access the printer information and manuals. However, it can produce a slideshow of images when combined with My Image Garden.
  • My Image Garden – An optional handy software to organize and print the photos. 

Steps to Follow

You can now install this optional software on your computer. These enhance the printer performance to enjoy the features to the fullest. Here are the necessary steps to install the software to your computer – Windows or MAC:

  • To begin with, connect the Canon MX490 printer to the Wifi Wireless.
  • Then, download the software file from the website and run the installation wizard.
  • To sum up, follow the set of instructions to complete the installation.
  • In case you face any error message during the installation, connect with us for immediate assistance.