How to Connect a Canon Printer To A Chromebook

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What To Do Before You Buy A Printer

Before you buy a printer, make sure you have the right connection. Your Chromebook can connect to most printers using a USB cable.

To connect your Canon printer to your Chromebook:
1. Open the Google Play Store on your Chromebook and search for “Canon Printer.”
2. If the Canon Printer app is not installed, install it from the Google Play Store.
3. Click the “Install” button next to the Canon Printer app.
4. Follow the instructions on the screen to connect your Canon printer to your Chromebook.
5. Once connected, open the Canon Printer app and click “Print.” From here, you can choose which document you want to print and how many copies you want to print.

Connecting Your Chromebook to the Printer

Chromebooks make great portable printers because they have built-in wireless and USB ports.

To print from a Chromebook, first connect the Chromebook to the printer using the appropriate cable. Then open the Google Chrome Web browser and navigate to the folder where you saved your document. Click on the file to start printing.

Printing From Your Chromebook

Chromebooks come with a built-in printing feature, but you may want to connect a printer if you need to print large amounts of paper or you want to share prints with others.

To connect your Canon printer to your Chromebook:

1. Open Chrome://settings/printing.
2. Click the Add Printer button.
3. In the Add Printer dialog box, enter the following information:
• The IP address or hostname of your Canon printer.
• The port on your Canon printer that is used for printing (usually LPT1).
4. If needed, click the Use Standard Ports checkbox to use the default ports for printing on your Canon printer.
5. Click OK to return to the Printing Settings dialog box.
6. Select your desired paper size from the Paper Size list, and then click OK to return to the Printing Settings dialog box.
7. Click Print Settings in the toolbar below the dialog box, and then adjust any print settings that you need as described below:

Setting Up a Google Cloud Print Account

If you have a Canon printer that can print to Google Cloud Print, you can connect it to your Chromebook. In this article, we will show you how to set up a Google Cloud Print account and connect your Canon printer.

First, open the Google Chrome browser on your Chromebook and sign in with your Google account.

Next, click on the three lines in the top left corner of the browser window ( known as the status bar). This will open up the settings menu.

Scroll down to the bottom of the settings menu and click on “Print”. This will open up a new window where you can configure your printer.

Click on “Add a Printer” and then type in “cloudprint:canon_printer” into the search bar. Click on the blue link next to “Canon Printer” to start connecting your printer to your Chromebook.

You should now see a list of connected printers with “Google Cloud Print” next to them. Click on “Canon Printer” to make it the active printer. You will now be prompted to enter your cloud print credentials. Type in your cloud print ID and password into the appropriate fields and hit OK.

Your Canon printer is now connected to Google Cloud Print and ready to use!


If you’re looking to connect a Canon printer to a Chromebook, there are a few things you’ll need to do first. First, make sure your Canon printer is connected to the internet and ready for use. Secondly, find out which port your Canon printer is using (usually it’s either USB-C or USB-A). After that, follow these simple steps to connect your Canon printer to your Chromebook:
1) Turn on your Chromebook and open the Chrome browser.
2) Go to the “Apps” tab on the Chrome toolbar and click on “System.”
3) Under “Devices,” locate the “Canon Printer” device and select it.
4) On the right side of the window, under “Settings,” click on “Connections.”
5) Click on “+ New Connector.”
6) Enter in the IP address of your Canon printer (e.g.,, select USB-C as the connection type, and click OK.
7) Click on OK again in order to finish setting up your new connector.
8 ) Your Canon printer should now be connected and ready for use!


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