Canon MG6820 Printer Setup

You can make use of the Canon MG6820 printer to print, copy, and scan. The instructions given below will help you set up your printer and use it efficiently.

Unboxing Canon MG6820 Setup

  • Perform the unboxing setup of your Canon printer using the instructions given below.
  • Open the seal of the package, and you will find the power cable, 5 ink cartridges, quick installation guide, installation CD, warranty cards, photo paper pack, and more.
  • Take everything out and place it aside. Lift the Canon printer out of the box and remove the styrofoam sheets available around it.
  • Remove the tapes stuck on the printer and turn it on by connecting it to the power supply using the power cord.
  • Pull open the cartridge door and install the cartridges properly.
  • Download the MP driver package on your computer and install it.
Canon MG6820 Printer Unboxing

Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer Driver & Manual Download

Drivers will help you connect the Canon Pixma MG6820 printer and computer. Instructions on how to connect them are specified in the manual. Download the driver and manual using the guidelines given below.


  • Specify the printer model number as Canon Pixma MG6820 and press the Enter key.
  • The OS version of your computer will be detected automatically. If it does not, enter it manually.
  • Click the MP Driver Download button and install the drivers using the prompts displayed on your screen.


  • Manual will help you set up your printer and use all the functions efficiently.
  • Enter the printer model number as Canon Pixma MG6820 and tap the Enter key.
  • Tap the Manual Download button to save the manual to your system.
  • Double-click on the downloaded manual file to open it.

Canon Pixma MG6820 Print Function

To perform the print operation on your printer, first, you need to set up the printer as per the procedures explained in the user manual. Fill the input tray using a stack of A4 paper and insert the ink cartridges into the printer. Install the print driver software on your computer and start the print operation. To know more about how to perform the print operation on your printer, follow the instructions given below.

How To Print With Canon Pixma MG6820?

  • Do the initial printer setup and turn on your printer.
  • Unlock the front cover and pull it out.
  • Get a photo paper from the trusted retail store to fill the tray.
  • Place the photo paper side facing down.
  • Make sure to align the paper guides along the paper width.
  • Push the tray towards until it clicks correctly.
  • Set the size and type of paper in the Register cassette paper info section and click the OK button.
  • Now, open the output tray and extend the paper output support.
  • Open the photo file you wish to print on your computer.
  • Click the Print button and set the number of copies you want. Select your Canon printer from the list, media type, and other options.
  • Click the OK button. Now the printer starts the printing operation as per your wish.

Canon MG6820 Copy Function

Copying your documents is simple if you make use of the instructions that are specified here.

How To Copy On Canon MG6820?

  • Ensure that your Canon MG6820 Printer is turned on.
  • Extend the input tray and load papers into it after aligning them on a flat surface.
  • Tap the Copy option from the home screen of the control panel.
  • Position the original documents on the platen and make sure it is not damaged.
  • Key in the Copy Layout and the Number of Copies. The Print Settings items will be displayed next.
  • Press OK, and the preview of the image will be displayed. Mention the page size in the next step, and the copying process starts.

Canon Pixma MG6820 Scan Function

Make use of the procedure specified here to scan your documents or images to your computer.

How To Scan On Canon MG6820?

  • Turn on the Canon Pixma MG6820 printer using the Power button.
  • Position the document to be scanned on the scanner glass.
  • Check if you have installed the Canon IJ Scan Utility software on your system.
  • From the Go menu available under Finder, select the Applications option.
  • Find the Canon Utilities folder and double-click it.
  • Choose the Canon IJ Scan Utility 2 option to launch it on your system.
  • Click the Document or Photo option based on the document you have loaded.
  • The scanning process will now begin.

Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer Wireless Setup

The following guidelines serve as a walkthrough to set up your Canon MG 6820 printer wirelessly.

  • Power on the printer and wait until it initializes. First, the Canon logo appears on the LCD and then the Language selection screen is displayed. Choose your preferred language by tapping it. Tap Next to allow Canon to send statistics to the Canon servers for better user experience.
  • The T&C agreement screen displays. If you agree to the Canon printer's T&C document, tap on the Agree button to proceed. Tap OK to initiate the Getting started guide. Follow the pictorial guide displayed on the screen to raise the Canon device's lid, remove Canon cartridges from their packages, peel off the tape, install them in their slots, and lock them into place. Close the Canon device's lid and view the genuine cartridge installation prompt on the LCD. Tap OK.
  • View the prompts on the LCD, tap OK below every picture and proceed to load a paper stack into the printer. Slide the input tray out, load paper, and adjust the width guides in such a way that they hold the paper stack in place. Slide out the output tray as well.
  • Tap OK to initiate printhead alignment. A document is printed out from the printer. Proceed to place the printed paper with the printed side down on the platen, close the lid, and tap OK. Tap OK again. Now, the Wi-Fi setup starts.
  • Choose Wireless LAN connection and select Yes. Tap the Red button beside the Color button. Tap OK. Select the Standard Setup option and proceed to choose your Wi-Fi network from the list. Type the passphrase after tapping on the screen once. Tap OK. Tap OK again. Choose Copy Scan or Cloud to perform the necessary operation on the Canon Pixma device.

Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer USB Setup

Here are the guidelines to set up the printer with a USB cable.

  • Power off the Canon MG6820 Printer and wait until it turns off completely. If the USB cable has been connected, remove it from the Canon printer's USB port.
  • Power on your PC and insert the Canon Pixma printer driver CD into the PC's CD drive and wait until the CD is read.
  • On the Autoplay window, choose Run Msetup4.exe and then click Yes on the User Account Panel window to initiate the installation.
  • Click Easy Install. After a while, the Canon Pixma drivers, software, and manuals will be installed.
  • Choose USB setup and click Next. Proceed to connect the Canon USB cable to the Pixma device and the computer. Then, power on the Canon Pixma device. The Print Head Alignment window pops up on the screen.
  • pen the Canon device's paper support tray, feed slot cover, and move the paper width guides to the extreme left and right. Load a paper stack into the Canon Pixma printer's rear tray. Align the paper width guides to hold the paper stack in place.
  • Proceed to close the Feed Slot Cover, and open the paper output tray and its extension. Click Execute. Choose Align Print Head and then click OK. The Canon Pixma device prints the alignment page. Return to the Canon software and click either Agree or Disagree on the survey program screen. Click the 'Exit' button to complete the installation.

Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer Mobile Printing

Canon MG6820 supports mobile printing, which means you can easily connect the device to Apple devices and Android devices over a Wi-Fi network. You can also use a mobile device to initiate copying and scanning operations on your printer as well.

Print With Canon MG6820 Using Apple Airprint

Before proceeding with the guidelines mentioned below, ensure that your Apple device and printer are connected to the same Wi-Fi SSID.

  • Go to the Printers & Scanners option on the System Preferences screen, tap +, and then choose Canon MG6820 on the list.
  • Then, navigate to the folder and open the document that has to be printed.
  • Click the File button and then navigate to the Print option. On the Printer Options screen, choose the Pixma MG6820 device.
  • Set the Canon device's print preferences and then tap the Print button on the bottom.
Use AirPrint Feature With Canon MG6820

Set Up Google Cloud Print With Canon MG6820 Printer

  • Before printing with Google Cloud Print, you have to register your printer with it.
  • Check if the printer is in the turned-on state and tap the Setup option on the home screen.
  • Select the Web Service Setup option on the next screen.
  • Choose the Web Service Connection Setup option followed by the Google Cloud Print Setup option.
  • Tap the Register With Google Cloud Print option and press Yes on the Confirmation screen.
  • On the Printing screen, select a Display Language. Ensure that you have loaded enough papers into the input tray.
  • Press the Yes option once the printer prints the Authentication URL.
  • Carry out the authentication procedure using a web browser of your choice.
  • Once the registration process is complete, the message will be displayed on the control panel of the printer. Tap Yes.
  • To print documents, you have to launch the Chrome browser on your computer.
  • Go to the Chrome menu and select the Sign into Chrome option.
  • Specify the credentials of your Google account to log in.
  • Navigate to the Chrome menu again and click the Print option.
  • Tap the Change button followed by the Destination option.
  • Choose your printer in Google Cloud Print and click Print.
  • Your documents will be printed successfully.

Register Pixma MG6820 Printer With Pixma Cloud Link 

  • Prior to proceeding with the printing process, check if your Canon printer is turned on and connected to the network properly.
  • Select the Setup option and tap Cloud Applications. The Registration screen will now appear.
  • Tap OK on the Ready to Register screen and press Next on the Confirmation screen.
  • Agree to the Terms of Use by pressing the Agree button on the next screen.
  • Select CANON iMAGE GATEWAY on the main screen.
  • Log in information such as Country, User ID, and Password are to be entered.
  • Choose an Album of your choice on the next screen that appears.
  • Next, select particular photos from that album for printing.
  • On the Print Settings screen, modify any settings that you need and tap the Color option to print in color.
  • Make sure there are enough plain papers in the input tray of the Canon MG6820 Printer.
  • Press the OK button, and the printing procedure starts.

Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer Firmware Update

  • To update your printer firmware, follow the instructions given below.
  • Turn on your printer and connect it to a stable internet.
  • Load the input/paper tray with a stack of A4 paper.
  • Press & hold the Stop button until the Alarm light starts to blink.
  • As soon as the Alarm light starts to blink, the Printer Network Setup information page opens on the printer screen.
  • Note down the IPv4 IP Address from the Network Configuration Page.
  • Now, open a web browser (Google Chrome or Safari) on your computer and enter the noted IPv4 IP address in the search bar.
  • Click the Enter button. The Remote UI starts page opens.
  • Select the Firmware Update tab and click the Install Update option.
  • Wait for the update process to complete.
  • Once the update process is done, click the OK button on the Update succeeded page.

How To Reset Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer?

  • To reset your printer, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
  • Ensure that the printer is turned On.
  • Flick the Home screen and select the Setup option.
  • Select the Device Settings option on the Setup menu.
  • Tap the Reset settings option in the Device Settings section.
  • Select the Reset all option and tap the Yes button to confirm it.
  • Tap the OK button to begin the reset process.
  • Wait for the reset process to complete.
  • Once the reset process is done, restart your printer and customize the settings again.
Reset The Printer Canon Pixma MG6820

Canon Pixma MG6820 Printer Troubleshooting

When an issue occurs in the Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer, you can troubleshoot it using the easy instructions that are specified here on this web page. If you experience difficulties in resolving the errors, then get help from our tech consultants for fixing the printer problems quickly.

Why Is Pixma MG6820 Printer Offline?

  • Make sure that the Canon MG6820 Printer is plugged into a reliable power source.
  • Use the Power button on the Canon device for turning it On.
  • Confirm that the Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer and the personal computer are associated with the same network.
  • Ascertain the model of your Canon device and the Mac or Windows computer are kept within the range of the Wireless Fidelity network.
  • To check whether the Use Printer Offline mode is disabled on your computer, locate and hold the Windows + R buttons on your keyboard.
  • The Run box will open on the screen.
  • Enter control printers in the search box and then click on the OK button.
  • Right-click the icon of the Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer and select the See What’s Printing option.
  • Choose the Printer menu and then deselect the Use Printer Offline option.
  • If the error persists, make sure that the print jobs are sent to the correct Canon printer model.

Why Is Canon MG6820 Not Printing?

  • Ensure that the Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer is linked to the power supply correctly.
  • Confirm that the input cassette is loaded with sufficient paper.
  • Make sure that you have installed only the ink cartridges that are compatible with your Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer.
  • Ascertain that the Canon device is bridged with the Mac or Windows system correctly.
  • Ensure that the output tray of your Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer is open.
  • Make sure that the Direct connection mode is turned Off.
  • Confirm that you are using the appropriate paper settings that are required for your print function.
  • Try deleting all the unnecessary print operations from your Mac or Windows personal system.
  • Ensure that the Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer driver is selected on your computer.
  • Use only the port that is designated for your Canon PIXMA MG6820 printer.
  • It is recommended not to print data that is too large.

Clear Pixma MG6820 Printer Paper Jam

If the paper is jammed inside your printer, stop using the printer and follow the guidelines mentioned below to remove the paper.

  • Power off the printer and remove the plug from the power port and the power outlet.
  • Raise the operation panel of the Canon MG6820 device and take care not to touch the white belt and the transparent film.
  • Grasp the print head holder and move it to the left or right end to check whether there is paper jammed under it.
  • There is a chance that you’ll find the paper rolled up. Make sure you pull it out slowly and gently at a 45-degree angle.
  • Paper bits can be jammed in other areas of the printer’s interior. Take care to remove all those bits before closing Canon MG6820 Printer's lid.

Fix Canon MG6820 Cannot Print Using Airprint Error

Follow the guidelines mentioned below to troubleshoot and solve the AirPrint issues while using a printer.

  • Ensure that your printer is switched on. If it is already on but not connecting to AirPrint, try switching off the Canon device, waiting for about ten seconds, and then turning it on. If this doesn’t solve the issue, go to the next step
  • Check whether the printer has sufficient paper loaded into the input tray. Also, check whether there is enough ink in the Canon device’s toner cartridge. Shake the toner cartridge to the left and right along the horizontal axis to redistribute the ink.
  • If the steps given above didn’t solve the issue, check whether there are any error messages on the Canon MG6820’s LCD. Clear these errors by knowing what the error codes stand for. (You can check the manufacturer’s site for common error codes and find out how to solve them)
  • Check whether your Apple device and Canon MG6820 device are connected to the same Wi-Fi SSID. Confirm whether Bonjour has been enabled on your Apple device

Solve Canon MG6820 Cannot Connect To Wi-Fi Issue

If your printer cannot connect to Wi-Fi, you can follow the guidelines mentioned below to solve the issue.

  • Power on your printer and if it is already on but not connecting, check whether the Wi-Fi icon is displayed on the LCD.
  • If your Canon MG6820 device is connected to the computer through a Canon USB cable, check whether the USB cable is connected correctly.
  • Check whether the printer’s settings and wireless router settings match.
  • There might be radio wave interference from another device. So, remove devices causing radio wave interference with the printer and try connecting to Wi-Fi again while making sure that the Canon MG6820 Printer is within the range of the Wi-Fi router.
  • Click Allow Access when Canon software attempts to access the network while using a Firewall. If access is not given, the connection will be blocked by the Firewall.
Fix Wi-Fi issue in Canon Pixma MG6820