Canon Print Service is a mobile App provided by Canon for printing files from smart phone or mobile tablets. This App is created for private use and is available for Android and ios devices. Only Wireless canon printers can make use of this App’s service for printing. The smart phone and the canon printer must be connected in the same wireless network for uninterrupted Printing.
We can configure the Printing settings such as number of copies, paper and color modes right from the Canon App. The supported formats for printing are ledger, legal, letter, A3, A4, A5, B4, and B5. This App is having simple user interface which helps to print files easily. By using Canon Print Service, we can print direct documents or photos without the need of other printer specific softwares. We can print black&white or color print using this service.
After the installation of Canon Print Service, the printing service will be automatically activated in Android 7 or later versions. But in Android 6 or earlier versions, we need to activate the printing service manually. This can be done from device settings. Go to Settings, select Print option and turn on Canon Print Service from the configuration screen.
How to Print using Canon Print Service App
- Install Canon Print Service.
- Connect Smartphone and Printer to WiFi.
- Open Canon Print Service App.
- From documents folder, selected the file.
- From Menu, click on Print option.
- Check the given Printing properties.
- Click on Confirm Print to start Printing.
The Canon Print Service is available in more than 20 languages. This App is compatible with most of wireless printers. The Inkjet printers, Laser printers and Business multifunction devices can also be functioned using Print Service App. The PDF documents can sent for printing from the file options.
The major printing functions like 2-sided printing, 2 on 1 printing, borderless printing and other printing modes can easily configured using this application. If you need to print larger photos or banners, use borderless printing. And to print 2 pages in a single sheet, use 2 on 1 printing. For every document, the printing orientation will be same as the document orientation.
Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY for PIXMA, MAXIFY and SELPHY Printers
Another App provided by Canon for printing is Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY. This App is useful for printing files from PIXMA, MAXIFY and SELPHY Printers. Pixma is a all in one Printer used for Borderless Photo Printing and basic scanning functions. It can print vibrant text documents and have faxing option. There are different series available in Pixma Printers. The Pixma Pro printer is used by professionals for photography and graphic designing.
The MAXIFY Printers are introduced for small business organizations. This Maxify series offer faster printing and the running cost is comparatively low. The Maxify printers have feature for 2 sided printing and the paper cassette can hold upto 500 papers. The paper prints produced using this printer have crisp and sharp text which are resistant to highlighter and light markers. This Printer can also set for sending notifications when manual actions needed or for reporting problems during printing. The Administrator can set mailing address from device settings for receiving the printer notifications. Maxify Printer is also supported by Apple AirPrint for printing documents directly from Apple devices without need of other software installation. The administrator can also set password for the printer to avoid unauthorized access.
Canon SELPHY Printers are superior in mobility and produce high quality print outs. This Printer series is having in-built battery and can be used from anywhere. The portability and easy to use are the advantages of Selphy printers. This Printer also gives special film coating which protects print outs from outside dust and water. It also protect against color bleed and fading. Selphy Printer can be connected upto 8 smartphones for printing simultaneously. The connected users can also create collage using photos in their mobile.
The Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY can also connected with Printers using bluetooth. By using this App the Printers having NFC feature can connect with the printer without any configuration. So according to your printer series, you can choose Canon Print Service or Canon Print Inkjet/SELPHY. If you are using more than one printer in the same wireless network, you can discover the specific printer using it’s IP address. The Printer that used last time will be taken as default printer. You can change it from printing configuration.