How to Video – Canon Mac Print Queue Setup

Summary: This video is going to review the print driver setup and installation for a canon MFP that is a multi-function printer.


  • Copier Model
  • IP address of the copier
  • Download the print driver.

How to: Setup Canon Print Queue – Mac

  1. Open a web browser
  2. Go to
  3. Select the drivers & downloads tab
  4. Select the model
  5. Select go
  6. The computer auto detects I have Mac Sierra version 10 12
    1. If you are unsure you can always select the Apple icon, about this Mac & it shows the version number.
  7. is always a safe option for a canon advanced copier.
    1. If you have purchased a postscript kit you can also download postscript (
  8. Click set up on the UFRII driver
  9. Scroll down
  10. Select download
    1. It will give you a progress bar at the bottom of the page.
  11. Wait until the driver download has completed
  12. Open up finder
  13. Go to downloads
  14. Extract the driver
  15. A dmg should pop up in the downloads.
    1. You must be an admin on the Mac to install this print driver and the print queue
  16. Double-click on the dmg file
  17. Double-click on the installer application
  18. select continue & continue again
  19. agree to the agreement
  20. To install you must enter the password for the Mac
  21. Move the downloader to the trash
  22. Close the windows
  23. Drag the UFR2 installer down to the trash bin
  24. To set up the print queue Select the system preferences icon
  25. select printers and scanners
  26. hit the plus symbol
  27. always set the printer via IP or IP address in this case it is 1024 3.8 this will vary this will be the IP address for the copier in your office home business or location you know the protocol is always LPD does not airprint IPP or anything else it’s always LPD set up a queue name of LP for line printer this is the name of the copier so I would recommend naming it the eve model Canon C which is color 5 0 5 1 and as you can see here select the software option sort it by the model number there we go
  28. Select okay and add
  29. Open the print queue
  30. Select printer
  31. Print test page
    1. This is a color device. The defaults will be color meaning any jobs that are printed the output will always be color
    2. Go to a Mac or Apple support forum for info on creating presets for black and white.