How To Perform Canon Mx920 Scan To Mac

How To Perform Canon Mx920 Scan To Mac

Scanning a document from a Canon MX920 printer to a Mac computer is simple and easy. To scan a document, you have to connect the printer and the computer to the same network. On this page, we shall discuss how to scan from the Canon MX920 printer to a Mac computer.

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Getting started:

  • Before scanning, make sure you have installed the scanner drivers on the Mac computer.
  • Use the given Setup CD or download the scanner driver from the official Canon support website.
  • Once the driver download is complete, install the driver on the Mac computer.
  • Connect the Canon printer and the Mac computer using the wired or wireless connection method.

Scan Using Printer Operational Panel:

  • Turn ON the printer and make sure your Canon PIXMA MX920 printer is connected to the Mac computer.
  • Tap Scan on the printer operational panel.
  • Choose the computer to save the scanned document.
  • To select the destination computer, use the navigation buttons to select PC and then tap OK.
  • If the Canon printer is connected via USB cable, tap Auto scan.
  • When you select Auto scan, the printer automatically detects your original documents and adjusts the scan settings.
  • To adjust the scanning settings, press the right function button.
  • Load the original documents on the scanning glass or into the Automatic Document Feeder.
  • Select Color for color scanning or Black for black scanning.
  • Now the printer starts scanning.
  • Once the scanning process is complete, the scanned files will save to the Mac computer.

Set the scan destination on the Mac computer:

  • To save the scanned file on the Mac computer, download and install IJ Scan Utility from the Canon official website.
  • Once IJ Scan Utility is installed, launch the app.
  • Click Settings.
  • At the top of the Settings window, select the Scanning from the Operation Panel tab.
  • Next, select Save to Computer (Auto).
  • Under Save Settings, click the File Name drop-down box and then select IMG.
  • Click the Save in drop-down box and select Documents from the list.
  • Click the Data Format drop-down box and select Auto.
  • Under JPEG Image Quality and PDF Compression drop-down box, click Standard.
  • Once the setting is complete, click OK.
  • Place the original document on the scanner glass and click Document in the IJ Scan Utility app.
  • The scanned document will automatically save to the Mac computer.

Finally, we have seen how to scan from the Canon MX920 printer and save it on the Mac computer.