How To Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 -A Wireless Compact Printer

We are no longer in the old age of technology anymore, in the likes of printers, Canon Selphy CP1200 is nothing but an amazing quality printer that is Wireless Compact supported.In case you decide to purchase yours,we will provide you a guide on how to setup.

As days goes by,new tech devices are being released and those that that have being in existence are being modernized b adding new features to them. Take for examples Printers ; of course over the years since the 90’s printers being introduced.The Black & White printers were the first one to be invented.

When the advance for technologies came, the Colored Printers were introduced and gain more attention than the previous one. Later several tech-manufacturing companies started designing printing device adding more features to it so as to make their product unique.

Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Compact Printer carries amazing features such as

  • Image optimizer
  • Scene detection
  • Date print and smooth skin
  • Red-eye correction

This portable printing device delivers high quality post-card sized photos,one thing that i so much admire about it is it portability i.e the ability to be able to carry it from place to place without going through stress.

Here is a review on the device,the stuffs you will find in the box when you decide to go for a purchase and how to set it up after purchase;

How To Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Compact Printer

Talking about the price of Canon Selphy CP1200, i can say it’s decent and not too expensive for those who knows it use . However many have purchased it and testify to the fact that the price worth it. In fact i forgot to mention that it will enable you to print pictures that are on your smartphone and remember that one of the feature of this printer is the ability to give you a smooth skin.

This means you don’t have to worry about your appearance after printing,the Canon Selphy printer got you covered on that. Before we show you how to Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Compact Printer let take a quick review on what’s in the box.

Canon Selphy CP1200 printer – What’s In The Box?

In the box, you will find

price of Canon Selphy CP1200

  • A portable printer
  • A power pack
  • An Extra plug, should in case the 3-pin doesn’t cut it.
  • An 18-sheet paper tray.

The CP1200 has a 2.7-inch color LCD that has a slope of almost 45 degrees from the top of the body, also carrying buttons for powerON or powerOFF.

The Selphy CP paper and Ink cartridges is supposed to come in one bundle,but unfortunately it doesn’t come along side with the printer this means you’ve to get yours.However,in the box,you will find an 18-sheet paper bundles and a 4 ink cartridges

It high time we move to the setup; this printer is very easy to setup along as you’ve the manual of which you will also find in the box, but if you are the type that is not a Manuals User type then here are the step guide to follow on how to setup Canon Selphy CP1200 wireless compact printer;.

Before anything, first insert your ink cartridge into the slot which can be found on the right side of the printer, note that the ink cartridge can only go through the slot in one way so make sure you follow the direction marking given.

How To Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Compact Printer

All your aim is just to make sure it is inserted without damaging the fragile film on the ink cartridge so be careful or if you are not sure about inserting it,seek help from an experienced person.

How To Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 printer

  • Open the paper tray by raising up the two lids ,then you can place the paper leaving the blank face up.Ensure you don’t close the 2 lids, just close lid 1 and leave lid 2 falling backwards.

How To Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 printer

  • After doing that,insert the open end of the paper tray into the front entrance of the printer,you will feel a light click that will enable you know if you’ve inserted it properly.
  • Connecting to Power source : You already know how to plug a device to a socket,it just like the way you plug your phone to a socket. Now back to the printer ; plug in one end of the power adapter to the socket and the the other to the printer. During printing,the paper goes back and forth 4 times before the printing is completed,so ensure you leave a space at the back of your printer.
  • Connectivity options : Fortunately, there are a lot of connectivity options available as you can print from a Thumb drive or Memory Card, PC, Smartphone.

How To Setup Canon Selphy CP1200 printer

Let take the simple connectivity method that is within your reach and common to you Wi-Fi network;Connect to a Wi-Fi network by clicking MENU > Wi-Fi Settings > Connect to Wi-Fi Network > Select Wi-Fi Name > Input Password > OK.You can also connect your smartphone or PC to the same WiFi network.

My guess is that you will be able to setup the Canon Selphy CP1200  printer,however if you can’t, you can always come back to this article and re-read the setups after you must’ve bought yours. Below is how to use the Compact Photo Print on smartphones;

  • Firstly locate the pics that you want to print,you can make us of the arrow up Key for iOS, and Options for Android in order to find the print Option.
  • Choose printer from the options of which you can input number of copies you desire and Print them, on PC, it’s File > Print or Ctrl + Pin in order to print.

To our amazement, this printing device has a latch at the back that ,which support rechargeable battery  that could power and run the whole entire device,but keep in mind that the rechargeable battery is sold separately which means you’ve to go get yours.

Very soon the Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Compact Printer will become an household thing,and will even save you the cost of printing passport sized photographs which are usually done in business centers .

If you are looking for a good-looking-fit picture, then the Canon Selphy CP1200 printer is a good one as it produces photos of up to 4 by 6 inches.

Finally we’re done here,but before concluding the price of Canon Selphy CP1200 printer in Nigeria is about N40,000. If you’ve bought yours, you can share your experience with us via comment box.

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