Canon Pixma G1220 Printer - Setup

Canon PIXMA G1220 is a single function mega tank printer ideal for home requirements. Since this printer comes with a mega tank, you can stop spending your money on expensive cartridges. If you want to know how to set up this printer, continue reading the following sections.

Canon Pixma G1220 Printer Setup

Unpacking The Canon Pixma G1220 Printer

  • Unpack the product box and take out the box contents.
  • Your package includes the printer, ink bottles, power cord, safety and important information, and a getting started guide.
  • Remove all the protective covers and packing tapes from the printer and its components.

Installing The Print Heads

  • Open the top cover and print head locking cover.
  • Take the print heads from the package and remove the labels and protective tapes.
  • Insert the Color print head into the left and the Black print head into the right holder and press them until they lock into their holders.
  • Finally, press the joint buttons and close the top cover.

Connecting The Power Cord

  • Connect the power cord to your printer's power port and an electrical outlet.
  • Turn on your printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Using the navigation buttons, set your preferences on the printer control panel.

Pouring The Ink

  • Open the top cover and tank cap.
  • Unpack one of the supplied ink bottles and remove its cap.
  • Align the ink bottle's nozzle with the ink tank's inlet and start pouring the ink.
  • Once the tank is filled, take out the ink bottle from the inlet.
  • Repeat the procedure for all the ink tanks.
  • Finally, close the top cover.

Loading the Paper

  • Pull out the paper support.
  • Open the feed slot cover and move the right side paper guide to the extreme right.
  • Load a paper stack with the print side facing up.
  • Adjust the guides against the paper stack and close the feed slot cover.
  • Finally, pull out the output tray.

Connecting The Printer And Computer

You need to install the appropriate driver on your computer to access your printer. If you don't do this, you cannot print your documents from your computer. For your Canon PIXMA MegaTank G1220 printer, you can get the compatible driver from its official website. The following instructions will guide you to download and install the compatible driver for your Canon printer.

  • Visit Canon's website from your default browser.
  • Input Canon PIXMA MegaTank G1220 in the search area and press Enter.
  • When you are directed to the product support page, scroll down and download the most appropriate driver compatible with your OS.
  • Run the setup file and click Yes in the User Account Control (UAC) dialog box.
  • When prompted, select the connection method you prefer and connect your printer and computer accordingly.
  • Proceed with the instructions on the screen and complete the installation.
  • As the final step, restart your computer.

That's it. You have successfully set up your Canon PIXMA G1220 printer. For further questions and clarifications, don't hesitate to contact us by utilizing the call option.