Canon PIXMA MG2260 Download Driver & Instruction Manual

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Canon PIXMA MG2260 Download Driver & Instruction Manual For Windows, MacOS and Linux – In the recent years, multipurpose devices are more favorable, including a printer. Canon, as one of the biggest gadgets company, launched PIXMA MG2260 to fulfill the increasing demands. As a multipurpose printer, it is able to print, scan, and copying with just one device. Its simple design a good news for home printing and office as it will give extra decoration. This machine gives splendid output for both photo and text printing.

Canon MG2260 can print pictures up to 4800 x 1200 dpi in resolution. It is also pretty fast, with only 44 seconds to print a full-color photo. However, for document printer, its speed is pretty much average. For color printing, its speed is 4.8 inch per minute, while its mono printing has the speed of 8.4 inches per minute. This machine is also equipped with a paper tray that can hold up to 100 sheets A4 paper. It is also able to print on various size of paper.

The scanner of Canon PIXMA MG 2260 presents a good performance. Its flatbed scanner can create image up to 1200 x 2400 dpi in resolution. Just like its scanner, its copying function is just as good. To copy 20 pages, you only need 20 seconds.

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Canon PIXMA MG2260 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12) / Linux.

Canon Support provides some links to download driver and software for Canon PIXMA MG2260 straight from Canon Official site. The driver is easy to download and the link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MG2260 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.60a25 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0126 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
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)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
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.02.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.7 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 Scanner Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)19.0.0b25 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.001.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.001.3 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.003.9 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.808.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.803 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.803.1 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.5)2.0.15.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
Quick Menu – (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden – (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 User Manual (Windows)1.0019 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 User Manual (Mac)1.0142 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 User Manual (OS X 10.5)1.0042 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2260 Getting Started GuideV12.9 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.00395 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.8087 KBDownload

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software Installation Guide using Pre-downloaded Free Driver

In this case, we are going to install Canon PIXMA MG2260 without CD (Automatic Wizard)

Required things:

  1. A setup file for Canon PIXMA MG2260. Said file can be downloaded from the link available below.
  2. A USB cable to be used to connect your computer to the printer. Use the USB cable that the printer comes out of the box with.

Steps to take to commence installing Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer driver with a setup file:

  1. You need to first turn on both your Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer and computer.
  2. The USB cable should not be plugged in at this stage, neither to your computer nor the printer. Wait until the system specifies when the cable needs to be plugged in.
  3. Download the driver setup file, if you have not previously. Once downloaded, you need to run the file to begin installing setup file on the computer. A set of instructions will be prompted by the system, which needs to be followed correctly.
  4. Upon completion of installation, you may proceed with plugging in the USB cable into both your computer and the printer. The system will immediately detect the Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer. Once detected, more instructions will be prompted for you to follow correctly.
  5. Follow each instruction given to you correctly to complete installation.
  6. Your Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer can now be used as intended.

Method 2: Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software Manual Installation Guide

This method requires the “Add a printer” option on your operating system to be selected. Find the option on your computer’s system.

Required things:

  1. A setup file for Canon PIXMA MG2260. Said file can be downloaded from the link available below.
  2. A USB cable to be used to connect your computer to the printer. Use the USB cable that the printer comes out of the box with.

Steps to take to commence installing Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer driver manually:

  1. You need to first turn on both your Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer and computer.
  2. Connect your Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer to the computer right away using the USB cable.
  3. Locate where on your computer you keep the setup file. You can try to go to your computer’s TEMP folder to find this file. Extract the driver file for Canon PIXMA MG2260. Keep in mind where you extract the driver to.
  4. Users of either Windows 7 or Windows Vista can follow this: Start à Control Panel à View Devices & Printer. Users of Windows XP can go to Fax & Printers right away.
  5. Click on the “Add a printer” option.
  6. A new window will appear onscreen. You can input to the available field the location of the previously extracted driver file.
  7. More instructions appear for you to follow correctly.
  8. Your Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer can now be used as intended.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software Installation using an Installation CD

Required things:

  1. A computer unit. This computer should be one that is equipped with a CD/DVD drive.
  2. An installation CD. The CD should come out of the box, along with the printer and contains setup file.
  3. A USB cable to be used to connect your computer to the printer. Use the USB cable that the printer comes out of the box with.

Steps to take to commence installing Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer driver using an installation CD:

  1. You need to first turn on both your Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer and computer.
  2. The USB cable should not be plugged in at this stage, neither to your computer nor the printer. Wait until the system specifies when the cable needs to be plugged in.
  3. Insert the installation CD into the CD/DVD drive through its tray. Push the tray back in and an installation wizard should pop up on your screen automatically. If not, open the CD folder, locate the driver file, and left-click on the file twice to run it and to draw forth installation wizard. Instructions will soon follow.
  4. You may now connect your computer to your Canon PIXMA MG2260 using a USB cable at this stage. Make sure that the system has indeed indicated that the cable can now be plugged in.
  5. Your computer will detect the printer and establish a connection to it immediately and rather automatically. Once done, more instructions will pop up for you to follow correctly.
  6. The printer can be used as intended if the installation is successful.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software on MacOS

  1. You will need a setup file for this purpose so if you have not downloaded one, you can do that first. Once downloading completes, find the downloaded file by going to your computer’s settings.
  2. Upon locating the file in question, mount the file on the Disk Image by double-clicking it.
  3. Click the mounted Disk Image twice.
  4. Click on the driver file twice. Installation of the printer driver should begin right away.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software on Linux

Required things:

  1. Any computers that use Linux as their operating system.
  2. A program called Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) to be installed on the computers.

Guidelines:

  1. Turn the computer on first before running the CUPS program.
  2. Open the web-based interface that the computer comes with.
  3. Access the browser to head on to localhost: 631.
  4. Using a USB cable, connect the computer to the printer right away.
  5. Locate where the Administration tab is on the browser. Select the tab. Select Printers.
  6. Choose the “Add Printer” option.
  7. Input both your username and password to the available fields.
  8. A list will be brought forth. Select your Canon PIXMA MG2260 off the list. Select Continue.
  9. The CUPS program will then detect the printer an automatically add the printer onto the list.
  10. Another window appears, on which you can specify the values as needed for the settings.
  11. Your Canon PIXMA MG2260 can now be used as intended.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MG2260 Driver and Software

On Windows

  1. Find the Windows button on your computer’s keyboard. Press it.
  2. Locate where the Control Panel is. Choose it.
  3. Locate the “Uninstall a Program” tab. Choose it.
  4. A list will pop up. Locate your printer driver on the list.
  5. Select the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process finishes.

On Mac

  1. Access Apple menu.
  2. Access System Preferences.
  3. Access Printers and Scanners.
  4. Locate your printer driver on the given list.
  5. Select Remove.

On Linux

  1. Locate Application. Choose it.
  2. Locate System Settings. Choose it.
  3. Locate Printers. Choose it. You will be given a list of printer.
  4. Locate Unlock. Choose it. You can find the Unlock button at the upper right area of the browser.
  5. Input your password.
  6. Locate your printer driver’s name. Locate the minus (-) sign. The sign should be next to the printer driver’s name.
  7. Select the sign to complete uninstallation.

How to Setup Canon PIXMA MG2260 Wireless Connection

(Note: This guideline only works for printer compatible with wireless connection)

Required things:

  1. A physical button of WPS-feature on the printer’s body.
  2. A network secured by either WPA or WPS system.

Step 1

  1. The home button should be pressed to begin the process.

Step 2

  1. Get to the WLAN Setup icon using the navigation arrows. Select the WLAN Setup icon.
  2. The printer’s left function button should be pressed.

Your printer’s LED indicator will light up to indicate that the wireless connection is enabled and that it is now scanning for available network that uses WPS system.

Step 3

  1. The printer’s WPS button should be pressed and held for 5 seconds straight, after which you can release it.
  2. Press the OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. The connection has now established. Complete the setup process by pressing the OK button.

Keep in mind that for this to work, Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer driver should have been installed beforehand.

Contact the manufacturer if connection keeps failing.

Standard Connection Setup

Step 1

  1. The home button should be pressed to begin the process.

Step 2

  1. Get to the WLAN Setup icon using the navigation arrows. Select the WLAN Setup icon.
  2. The printer’s left function button should be pressed.

Your printer’s LED indicator will light up to indicate that the wireless connection is enabled and that it is now scanning for available network that uses WPS system.

Step 3

  1. The printer’s Stop/Reset button should be pressed.
  2. Go to Standard setup using the navigation arrows. The OK button should be pressed following this. Setup process should begin immediately.
  3. Choose an access point using the navigation arrows. Press the OK button.

You may press the left function button once again to restart scanning for a network had the connection you use not appeared on the list at the first attempt.

  1. Input your password and press the OK button. Password can be fed into the printer following these instructions:
  2. Your password is case-sensitive. As such, try to press the center function button to change mode from lower case, upper case, and numeric.
  3. Choose the character you want to select using navigating arrows. Confirm selection using the OK button. Move from a character to another using the OK button as well.
  4. Repeat steps (a) and (b) to form a complete password to input.
  5. Enter the password by pressing the left function button.
  6. If needed, you can edit the password by pressing the OK button.
  7. Left function button should be pressed to confirm a full password. Complete the process by pressing the OK button.

Keep in mind that for this to work, Canon PIXMA MG2260 printer driver should have been installed beforehand.

Contact the manufacturer if connection keeps failing.

Factory Default Setting for Canon PIXMA MG2260

Step 1

  1. The home button should be pressed to begin the process.

Step 2

  1. Go to Setup icon using navigation arrows.
  2. The printer’s left function button should be pressed afterward.

Step 3

  1. Go to Device Settings using the left navigation arrow.
  2. The printer’s home button should be pressed.

Step 4

  1. Go to the LAN Settings using the up navigation arrow.
  2. The OK button should be pressed afterward.
  3. Select YES by using the down navigation arrow. The reset process should commence.
  4. The OK button should be pressed afterward.
  5. The reset process should begin. A message telling to wait while the process begins appears.
  6. Finish the process by pressing the OK button.

How to Scan Documents Using Canon PIXMA MG2260

(Note: This only works for printer compatible with scanner)

For Windows users

Required things:

  1. MP Navigator EX software, which is contained on the installation CD out of the box. You can also download the software from the link below.
  2. A computer.

Steps:

  1. First, install the MP Navigator EX software on your computer.
  2. Follow this path: Start à Programs à Canon Utilities à MP Navigator EX à MP Navigator EX.
  3. Head on to Photos/Documents.
  4. Lift the scanner’s lid up. Insert the document and position it on the glass surface directly
  5. Feed the values you prefer on the screen and then click on the Scan button.
  6. Scanning process should start.
  7. Save the scanned file on the computer by choosing the “Save” (to keep the document as JPEG files) or “Save as PDF” (to save the document as PDF).

For MacOS users

Required things:

  1. A printer with scanning capability, such as Canon PIXMA MG2260 for example.
  2. A USB cable to connect the printer to your Mac.

Steps:

  1. Use the USB cable to connect your Mac to Canon PIXMA MG2260.
  2. Select the Apple menu.
  3. Select System Preferences.
  4. Select View.
  5. Select Print & Scan.
  6. Locate a plus (+) sign. The sign should be at the bottom left section of the Printers window.
  7. Select the scanner/printer you have just connected.

(Note: the moment the two units connect with one another, find out if there are new updates for the printer driver using Software Update option)

  1. Position the documents to be scanned directly on the glass surface.
  2. Go to Image Capture: go to Dock à Launchpad à type “Image Capture” on the available fields.
  3. A menu of “Scan To:” appears. Specify where you want to save the scanned files to.
  4. Begin scanning by clicking on the “Scan” button.

Instructions on How to Use Google Cloud Print Service

(Note: Only works with printer compatible with Google Cloud Print service)

Instructions on How to Use Google Cloud Print Service on non-Cloud-ready Printers:

Required things:

  1. A computer already installed with a Google Chrome browser.
  2. A printer connected to the computer via either a local access network or a USB cable.

Steps:

  1. Turn the computer on and open the Google Chrome browser. On the Chrome, sign in to your Google account.
  2. Locate the Menu button on the browser. Find it on the top right area of the browser. Open the Menu.
  3. Navigate to Settings.
  4. You will be presented with a new window onscreen. Find the “Show Advanced Settings” option. The option should be somewhere at the bottom side of the window. Select it.
  5. Connect your account with Google Print service by selecting “Sign in to Google Print”.
  6. Click on “Add Printer(s)”.
  7. Click on “Manage Your Printers”.
  8. A new window pops up. Find “Printers” to the left side of the window. Select it to display a list of printers your computer is connected to.
  9. The printer you set will be maintained as the primary outlet for printed materials when you print directly from the Chrome.

Instructions on How to Use Google Cloud Print Service on Cloud-ready Printers:

Required things:

  1. A computer already installed with a Google Chrome browser.
  2. A cloud-printing-enabled printer.

Steps:

  1. Turn the computer on and open the Google Chrome browser. On the Chrome, sign in to your Google account.
  2. Locate the Menu button on the browser. Find it on the top right area of the browser. Open the Menu.
  3. Navigate to Settings.
  4. You will be presented with a new window onscreen. Find the “Show Advanced Settings” option. The option should be somewhere at the bottom side of the window. Select it.
  5. Connect your account with Google Print service by selecting “Sign in to Google Print”.
  6. Click on “Add Printer(s)”.
  7. Click on “Manage Your Printers”.
  8. A new window pops up. Find an option of “Add a Cloud-ready Printer” on the left side of the window. Select that option to display printer manufacturer list.
  9. Choose your printer manufacturer.

How to print:

  1. Find a Menu button on the Chrome browser, which should be located at the top tight area of the window.
  2. Click on the Menu option to open dropdown menu. Find “Print” and select it.
  3. Find the printer you connect with the service. Select “Change…”; this button is located under the tab of Destination, which is to the left of the menu.
  4. Choose your printer.
  5. Input your preferred values: margins, page layout/orientation, page range, etc.
  6. Select Print button to begin printing immediately.

Instructions on How to Use AirPrint Service

(Note: Only works for printer compatible with AirPrint)

Required things:

  1. AirPrint-supported iDevices (iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad).
  2. Bonjour software. The software should have already installed on the devices.
  3. A printer with wireless capability.
  4. Both device(s) and printer should share the same 802.11 wireless LAN network.

Steps:

  1. Turn your iDevice(s) and the printer as well. Make sure both use the same LAN network.
  2. On your iDevice(s), access any applications of your choice.
  3. Find an arrow icon on the app. Bring forth menu options by tapping the arrow icon.
  4. You will be presented with a dropdown menu. Go to “Print”.
  5. Select the printer you use.
  6. Tap either the (+) or (-) to specify the number of copies you prefer.
  7. Tap the On/Off button to enable or disable the duplex printing option.
  8. To print multiple pages of document, tap “Range” and tap “All pages”. Alternatively, you can manually set the page range to print.
  9. Tap “Print” to begin the process.

Canon PIXMA MG2260 Specification

Printer
Print Speed (up to) 4″ x 6″ Borderless Photo: Approx. 44 seconds
Black: ESAT (Black) Approx. 8.4 ipm
Colour: ESAT (Colour) Approx. 4.8 ipm
Number of Nozzles Colour: 1152 / Black: 640 / Total: 1792
Picoliter Size (color) 2 and 5
Print Resolution (Up to) Colour: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Paper Sizes 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10,” Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Paper Compatibility Plain: Plain Paper, Canon High-Resolution Paper;

Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;

Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;

Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster;

Matte: Matte Photo Paper;

Envelope: U.S.# 10 Envelope

Printer Features Auto Photo Fix II, Borderless Printing, Calendar Print, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Fun Filter Effects, My Image Garden, Photo Printing, Quiet Mode
Output Tray Capacity Auto Sheet Feeder: 100 Sheets
Copier
Copy Speed (up to) FCOT(Colour) Approx. 30 seconds
Copy Features Borderless Copy, Fit-to-Page, Multiple Copy: 1-9, 20 Pages
Scanner
Scanner Type Flatbed
Scanning Element Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions Optical: 1200 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated: 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
Scanner Features Auto Scan Mode, Push Scan
Colour Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document Size 8.5″ x 11.7″
General
Other Features 7-Segment LED Display, FINE Cartridge Hybrid Ink System, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM, Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology, Quiet Mode, FastFront, Quick Start
Standard Interface Hi-Speed USB
Software Included Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM
PIXMA MG2220 Printer Driver
Easy-WebPrint EX
My Image Garden
Quick Menu
Dimension (W x D x H) 17.7″W x 12.0″D x 6.0″H
Weight 11.7 lbs

Free Download Driver and Software Canon PIXMA MG2260 for Windows, Mac OS, & Linux

You only need to click the web link provided below to download the Driver and Software Canon PIXMA MG2260. Then, you can follow the manual instruction. There is also an alternative to downloading the user manual to complete the process of installation.

Canon PIXMA MG2260 Software & Driver Download