Canon imageClass LBP215x Install

First Time Setting Up Canon imageClass LBP215x Install

Hardware Setup

  1. First and foremost, you should prepare your Canon imageCLASS LBP215x printer for the setup procedure. For this, you should undertake the following “Hardware Setup”.
  2. In the very first place, you should place your  Canon imageCLASS LBP215x printer on a flat and safe location. Along with that, make sure it is within the signal range of your network access point i.e. your router.
  3. After that, you will have to carefully unbox your printer. Then,  remove all the packaging material from the inside and outside of the printer.
  4. Now, you should hook it up with a power source. For this, plug in one end of the Power Cable into the printer and the other end into a wall outlet. Then, switch it on.
  5. Thereafter, press the “ON” button located on the top to power it up. As a result, its “Power Lamp” should lit up. Here, you must ensure that the “Power Lamp” should be stable.
  6. Subsequently, setup its “Paper Tray” and carefully insert a bundle of plain A4 size sheets.
  7. Once the hardware is ready, your printer may automatically begin the initialization process. This may make some noise as well. Hence, do not worry and wait for the process to complete.
  8. Consequently, its Display Panel will begin the Setup Guide. The on-screen prompts will guide you through the initial setup procedures. Hence, follow the guide and make the necessary selections. Here, you will have to set “Display Language”, “Country/ Region”, “Date”, “Time”, and “Access Security Measures (PIN)”.
  9. Finally, select “End” to leave the Setup Guide. As a result, it will take you to the “Home” screen.

Establishing Connection between the Printer and Network

  1. First and foremost, securely plug in your Canon imageCLASS LBP215x into a stable “Power Source” and turn it “ON”. For this, press the “Power” button located on its front side. Now, check its “Power Lamp”. It must be properly lit and stable.
  2. Along with that, turn On the “Network Access Point” or “Router”. Besides, make sure it is available for connection. 
  3. Now, access the printer’s “Operational Panel”. In other words, you should look at the top of the printer. Here, you will find its “Display Screen” which should be lit. This window should display its “Main Menu” i.e. the “Home” screen. However, if it doesn’t show the “Main Menu”. Then, check the “Energy Saver” button. In other words, look for a button with a “Sleep Mode” icon. Now, if this button is lit. Then, press it to “Wake” the printer. Thereafter, press the “Home” button to open its “Home” window. 
  4. Next, you should scroll left or right to navigate the “Display Panel”. As such, look for the “Menu” tab. Then, tap on it to open the “Menu” window.
  5. Thereafter, tap on the “Preferences” tab to select it. 
  6. This will expand the “Preferences” section and provide another list of options. Now, select “Network” by tapping it. 
  7. Consequently, you will be prompted to “log in”. Hence, enter your printer’s “System Manager Login ID and PIN/ Password”. Then, tap “Log in”.
  8. Subsequently, tap on “Wireless LAN Settings” to select it. 
  9. Then, tap “Yes”. This will enable the wireless LAN option. 
  10. Now, read the displayed message. Then, tap “OK”.
  11. The following window various options for wireless connection. Hence, tap on “SSID Settings” to select it. Here, SSID refers to the name of your wireless network.
  12. After this, you should tap on “Select Access Point”. This is the most convenient method as the printer will automatically locate and connect to the network.
  13. As a result, Canon imageCLASS LBP215x will start searching for the networks available for connection. Thereafter, it will display a list of all the available networks (routers).
  14. Hence, select the desired “WiFi Network”. Then, tap “Next”. Here, you must ensure that you have selected the same Network which is connected to your “Computer”.
  15. Next, you should tap “OK” when prompted to confirm your choice.
  16. Thereafter, enter your “Network Password”. Hence, be very careful while entering the same. You can use the “Up” arrow key of the touchscreen keypad to switch between “Upper” and “Lowercase”. Along with that, use the “Symbol” key for “Numbers” and “Symbols”.
  17. After that, tap on “Apply”.
  18. Now, read the displayed message. Then, tap “Yes”.
  19. As a result, it will establish a connection between the printer and the network. This will take time.
  20. Hence, wait until you get the “Connected” message on your screen. Then, tap “Close”.
  21. Thereafter, you will have to wait for a few more minutes as it will automatically set the IP address and other details.
  22. This concludes the network configurations for Canon imageCLASS LBP215x. Now, proceed to install the Drivers. 

Download/ Install Canon imageCLASS LBP215x Drivers

  1. To begin with, turn on your Canon imageCLASS LBP215x printer, Computer and Router. In addition to that, ensure that the router is functioning properly. Moreover, confirm that it is the same router with which you have connected your printer. 
  2. Along with that, ensure that both the printer and the computer are properly connected to the same network. 
  3. Then, insert the “Installation CD” into your system’s “CD Drive”. You usually get this “Installation CD” in your printer package. Alternatively, you can download the drivers from the official website of Canon.
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  5. As a result, it will automatically open the Canon imageCLASS LBP215x Setup wizard. 
  6. Nevertheless, if it fails automatically run the “Setup CD-ROM”. Then, eject the CD and reinsert it into the computer’s CD Drive. 
  7. Subsequently, if you have a Windows device. Then,  click on “My Computer” from the “Start” menu. Thereafter, select CD-ROM and double-click the “Canon imageCLASS LBP215x Setup File”. On the other hand, Mac users should double-click the “Canon Laser” icon from the “Desktop”. Then, click on the “Setup File” from the “Selection Window”.
  8. As such, you get the initial window of the Setup Wizard. Here, you will get a list of “Installation Options”. Hence, click on “Easy Installation” if you are looking for an effortless installation.
  9. Now, you will get the “Select The Type Of Connection” window. As such, look for the “Connect Printer To The Computer via Network” section. You will find a “Next” button beneath it.  Hence, click on it.
  10. The following window will showcase the details of the drivers/ software. Hence, click on “Install” to proceed.
  11. Thereafter, you will get the “License Agreement” window. Now, closely review the terms by scrolling down to the very bottom. Then, click on “Yes”.
  12. As a result, it will open the “Canon imageCLASS LBP215x Setup Wizard”. Here, you should click “Next”.
  13. Thereafter, it will seek your permission for “Firewall Settings”. Hence, click “Yes” when prompted. 
  14. After that, it will prompt you to “Select Device”. You will get a list of devices available on the network for installing the Drivers. As such, select your “Device” i.e. your Printer from the list. Thereafter, click “Next”.
  15. Nonetheless, if you don’t get the name of your device (printer) in this list. Then, go through the following options.
    1. Check the following.
      • The computer and machine are connected over the network.
      • The machine is turned ON.
      • The IP address is set correctly
      • The computer and machine are on the same subnet
      • Security software is disabled
    2. Click on “Update Device List” located below the list of “Devices”.
    3. This should resolve the issue. However, in case if still it doesn’t display your “Device Name”. Then, you should follow this alternative. Another key point to remember is that you must have the “IP Address” of your system.
    4. Click on “Search By IP Address”. You will find it beneath the list of “Devices”.
    5. Then, accurately type in your system’s “IP Address” in the following pop-up box. 
    6. Thereafter, click “OK”.
  16. Now, you will get some “Settings Details” on the following window. Finally, click on “Start” to initiate the installation process.
  17. The following window will keep you posted about the “Installation Status” through a progress bar.
  18. Once the process completes successfully, it will display “Installation is Complete”. Hence, click on “Exit”. 
  19. Next, it will ask you to begin the installation for the Driver’s “Toolbox”. Hence, click on “Start”.
  20. At last, click on “Exit” once the installation is complete.
  21. Then, restart your “Computer”. 
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