Canon PIXMA MG6840 Driver Free Download

Canon PIXMA MG6840 Driver Free Download For Windows, Mac, Linux – PIXMA MG6840 offers you a lot of features and also ease of access. With its beautiful and compact body, this printer is not only capable of printing but also as a scanner machine and copier machine. This printer is capable of giving you high-quality results as well as great performance, and you can find the control panel on top of the printer with simple and easy to use design. There is a large touchscreen display as part of the control panel that shows you various kind of information. With just a few swaps, you can get your files printed, scanned or copied.

Canon MG6840 is a well-suited choice for both daily tasks at the office or for a personal home printer. Besides producing the great result for the text document, with this printer you can also have a high-quality photo print or images print. Another great addition is the AirPrint feature, that allows you to print or scan your files directly from your devices such as smartphone and tablet.

You don’t have to move your files to your computer first to be able to print it, with AirPrint. With Canon PIXMA MG6840, you can also use the wireless connection to connect your printer to your PC, so you have the freedom to set up your printer anywhere in the room.

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Canon PIXMA MG6840 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / macOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Linux.

Specification Canon PIXMA MG6840

  • Functions: Wireless Print, Copy, Scan, Cloud Link
  • Scanner Type: CIS flatbed photo and document scanner, Scanner Resolution (Optical): 1200 x 2400 dpi, A4 Scan Speed: Approx 19 sec
  • Copy Speed; sFCOT: Approx. 18 sec, sESAT: Approx. 7.7 ipm, Multiple Copy: 99 copies max.
  • Interface Type – PC / Mac: Hi-Speed USB (B Port), Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password, Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz
  • Print Resolution: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi, Mono Print Speed: Approx. 15.0 ipm, Colour Print Speed: Approx. 9.7 ipm
  • Standard Ink Cartridges: 5 individual ink tanks, PGI-470PGBK (Pigment Black), CLI-471BK (Black), CLI-471C (Cyan), CLI-471M (Magenta), CLI-471Y (Yellow)
  • Optional XL Ink Cartridges: High yield XL ink tanks, PGI-470PGBK XL (Pigment Black), CLI-471BK XL (Black), CLI-471C XL (Cyan), CLI-471M XL (Magenta), CLI-471Y XL (Yellow)
  • Paper Sizes: A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
  • Weight: approx. 6.4 kg, Dimensions (W x D x H): approx. 455 x 369 x 148 mm

Installing USB Canon PIXMA MG6840 Printer’s Driver (works for both Windows and Mac)—General Guidelines for Printers with Automatic Installation System

  1. Connect your printer Canon PIXMA MG6840 with your computer. Keep in mind that you must always use the USB port(s) on your computer without using a hub. And some printers may need to connect to a power source, too.
  2. Turn the unit on. The printer’s feed page mechanism may make some noise at this point while its LED indicator should come off.
  3. Devices that run on latest version of either Mac or Windows should be able to install the necessary files and programs right on, although internet connection might be needed too for the device to install them. For those who are using any of these devices, this would be all. For those running on an older version, read on.
  4. Use the installation CD that comes with the Canon PIXMA MG6840. Install necessary files that are in there, especially ones that the Mac or Windows device didn’t automatically install upon connecting the printer. The purpose of this step is to enable you to get the fullest advantages of printing features your unit is geared with. If the installation CD happens to be gone or lost, read on.
  5. Go to the download page (can be found below) to look for appropriate software. Download the file and begin running the software to install it on your computer. You must know your printer’s series at this stage, though.
  6. And that’s all there is. Once the installation is successful, you should by now be ready to use the unit.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6840 Printer Driver for Windows or Mac

This part can be divided into three sections: Using an installation CD, using downloaded driver software, and manual installation.

A. Using Installation CD

Requirements:

  1. An installation CD that normally comes with the package Canon PIXMA MG6840
  2. A computer (desktop or laptop) that uses a CD-ROM,
  3. A USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer. Do not use the USB cable until you’re asked to.
  2. Insert the CD
  3. Look for a setup file and run it.
  4. The window prompt will request for the USB cable to be connected now. Do as instructed.
  5. The computer will detect the printer.
  6. Follow instructions prompted by the installation wizard. Complete installation.
  7. The printer should be installed by now and ready for use.

B. Using Downloaded Driver Software

Requirements:

  1. The setup files for your printer, the downloadable link can be found below.
  2. A computer.
  3. A USB cable

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer. Don’t use the USB cable until you’re asked to.
  2. Download the setup file for the Canon PIXMA MG6840.
  3. Run the setup file. The installation wizard will pop up, follow steps as instructed.
  4. Once the wizard requests for the computer to connect with the printer do as instructed.
  5. Follow instructions prompted by the installation wizard. Complete installation.
  6. The printer should be installed by now and ready for use.

Manual Installation For Canon PIXMA MG6840

  • For Windows

Requirements:

  1. A setup files in.ZIP format, the downloadable link can be found below.
  2. A USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Turn the computer on.
  2. Connect the printer to the computer via a USB cable directly.
  3. Extract the zip file. Save the extracted file into a folder.
  4. Locate the ‘Start’ button on your computer and then look up ‘Printer.’ Find the “Add a Printer” option and click on it.
  5. A window will appear, asking for the driver’s location. Follow accordingly.
  6. Follow every instruction as the Wizard requests.
  7. The printer is ready to use.
  • For Mac

Requirements:

  1. A computer running on Mac
  2. A USB cable
  3. A printer fully configured with paper and ink.

Guidelines:

  1. Directly connect with the printed using the USB cable.
  2. Turn the printer on.
  3. On your computer, launch the System Preferences on the Menu.
  4. Click on Printers and Scanners
  5. See if the printer is listed.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Access Printers and Scanners again.
  8. Select your printer. (Find Canon PIXMA MG6840)
  9. Your printer’s information appears on the right area.
  10. Select Open Print Queue.
  11. Select Printer.
  12. Select Print Test Page.
  13. Test print will be sent to the printer, which will print it out.
  14. If it’s okay, you may use the printer now.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6840 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MG6840) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

Uninstalling Canon PIXMA MG6840 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MG6840 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MG6840 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG6840 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MG6840.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MG6840.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG6840-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

www.driverpoin.com will give you the official driver and software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

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PIXMA MG6840 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.048 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.9019 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 MP Drivers Ver. 1.00 (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0038 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.29.3 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.016 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac OS X 10.73.2.0299 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.20236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.20213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.20204 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5.20614 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.20277 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.20456 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 Getting Started (software installation part)V14.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 Getting Started (device setup part)V11.6 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.2090 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.2075 KBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.017 MBDownload
PIXMA MG6840 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.014 MBDownload

Manuals are available in PDF format and HTML format

PDF format

Memo: File names having the extension.pdf are PDF files.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read PDF files.

Follow the instructions below to download manuals in PDF format.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

HTML format

Follow the instructions below to download the compressed files on Windows.

  • Click the file link, select Save, and specify the directory to save the file. The download will start automatically.
  • Downloaded files will be saved in the specified folder in a self-extracting form (.exe format).
  • Double-click the files to decompress them and save them in the same folder.
  • To open and HTML format manual double-click the file.html in the folder.

Follow the instruction below to download the compressed files on Macintosh.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded files. Files will be decompressed automatically, and the Photo Application Guide folder will be created on your computer’s desktop.
  • To open an HTML-format manual, double-click the file.html in the folder.

Canon PIXMA MG6840 Driver Free Download For Windows, Mac, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG6840 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of driverpoin.com already provides the access to download the application. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MG6840 Driver Free Download