Canon imageClass LBP312x Install

First Time Setting Up Canon imageClass LBP312x Install

Connect Printer to the Wired Network

  1. Before connecting to the wired network, firstly, you need to complete the hardware setup of your printer. Hence, remove the packaging of your printer and of all its components properly. 
  2. Now, connect one end of the power cord to the printer and the other end to the power outlet.
  3. Next, you need to turn on your printer. For that press its power button located on the front of the printer. 
  4. To continue with the process, adjust your printer paper tray and load plain A4 size papers into the tray. 
  5. The hardware setup is complete, follow the below-given steps to start the wired connection process.  
  6. Now turn on your router. Connect Canon imageCLASS LBP312x with the router with the help of an Ethernet cable. The Ethernet cable is provided to you at the time of purchase of your printer. But if the cable does not come with the purchase of the printer, you have to buy it from the market. 
  7. Now, search for the Ethernet port on your printer. It is located at the back of the printer. Now connect one end of the ethernet cable into the port of your printer and another end of the cable with the router. Also, ensure that you have inserted the cable properly in the ports of the printer and the router. 
  8. Now, from the operational panel of your printer, you need to press the menu button
  9. Then, it will show you a list. Choose the Network Settings option by using the keys located on the front of the printer. 
  10. Next, you need to Select the Wired/Wireless LAN option
  11. In the next window, choose the Wired LAN option from the list. 
  12. Next, select the Wired LAN Active/Inactive option. 
  13. Now, choose the Active option on the next screen and proceed to the next step. 
  14. After that, press the “Menu” button from the operational panel of your printer. Now the network connection process will begin. 
  15. Once the printer is connected, an Ethernet or LAN icon will be shown in the left corner of your printer screen. 
  16. Now, check the “LNK indicator” on your printer besides the Ethernet port. It must be lit and stable which means that your printer is successfully connected. Now, it will automatically set the IP Address. 
  17. Now the network connection process is complete and you can start the process of driver installation.

Download and Installation of Canon imageCLASS LBP312x

  1. Firstly, turn on your system. 
  2. Now, unbox the CD and insert it into the CD driver of your system. It must be properly inserted. 
  3. From the desktop screen of your computer, open My Computers and proceed to the next step. 
  4. Next, Open the CD-ROM and you need to double-click the setup file of your Canon imageCLASS LBP312x printer. 
  5. It will show you a pop-up box of User Account Control asking you to make necessary changes in your computer. For granting permission, click on the Yes button given in the pop-up box. 
  6. The program will begin extracting the files. After that, it will take you to the setup window.
  7. From the setup window, select your preferred language in which you want to access the software by clicking the drop-down menu. Then, click back to return to the initial screen. 
  8. Now, select Custom Installation to install your desired printer driver. 
  9. Next, the Custom Installation window appears. It will show you a list of programs in order to install to your computer. Select your desired program you wish to install according to your needs and requirements. Then, click on the Install button located at the bottom of the window. 
  10. Now, the License Agreement window appears on your screen. Canon suggests you read all the terms and conditions of the license agreement before installing the printer driver. To install the driver, this agreement must be accepted. So, if you agree with it and to continue with the installation process, click on the Yes button given there. 
  11. In the next Printer Status window, click on the Start button. It will show you a pop-up box, click on the Yes button
  12. In the next window, you will be asked to choose the type of connection between the printer and your computer. The software will give you three options for connection- USB, Standard, and Custom Network Connection. Select USB Connection and click on the Next button located at the bottom. 
  13. Now, a pop-up box will appear on your screen, read the warning message and click on the Yes button. 
  14. As you have selected the USB connection in the above step, connect your printer with the computer with the help of a USB cable. Also, make sure that your printer must be turned on. 
  15. Now, the installation of your printer driver starts and it may take several minutes. 
  16. While installing your printer driver, it will show you a pop-up box to change your installation location. If you want to change the default location, click on browse and select your preferred location and then click on the OK button. Then, click on the install button given in the box. 
  17. In the next window, read the  Extended Survey Program carefully. If you agree with the survey program and want to take part in it click on the Accept button and it will install the program. But if you do not agree with the survey program and not ready to take part in it, click on “Do not Accept”. 
  18. The setup is now complete and the Install window will appear on your screen. Click on the Next button located at the bottom.
  19. Once the driver is installed, it may show you the Test Print window. Now, If you want to run the test, click on the Execute button and then follow the on-screen instructions. Also, your printer must be loaded with plain paper. But to skip test printing, click on the Next button given there.
  20. Now, the Exit setup screen appears. Canon recommends you restart your computer. Click on the restart button located at the bottom. 

This completes the setup of the Canon imageCLASS LBP312x printer. 

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