Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver Download & Manual Instruction

Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver Download & Manual Instruction For Windows, MacOS and Linux – Are you buying a new printer and you confused how should you put your PIXMA MG2460. If you just buying a new printer there some question that keeps coming to your mind such as, where should I put this printer, can I put it on top my computer or should I place it somewhere else.

If you just buying a new printer and that is Canon MG2460, the best choice to put it is beside your computer. If you have a small place and you want to put your printer on top of your computer, it is not a good idea. You can break your computer if you do it that way. You also should not put your computer on top of your printer. It is harmful to the printer. If you don’t really have a bigger place you can buy a little desk and put your computer on the desk and the printer bellow it.

Well, that is how you should put your Canon PIXMA MG 2460. To make you easier when you use the printer, it better if you put your printer in certain height so you don’t need to go up and down for taking your finished file. Happy trying!

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MG2160 Printer Driver and Software Download

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Canon PIXMA MG2460 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) / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/ Mac OS Sierra 10.12 ) / Linux.

Canon PIXMA MG2460 Specification

Print
Speed ColourUp to 4ipm Colour Print
Speed MonochromeUp to 8ipm Mono Print
Product Group OutputA4
Printer Resolution4800 x 600dpi Print
Scan
Scan Facility PresentYes
Copy
Copy Facility PresentYes
Interfaces
Interface Type(s)USB
Compatibility
Operating Systems SupportedWindows, Mac & Linux Compatible
Media Handling
Paper Handling Input 160 Sheet Input Tray
Maximum Paper WeightPlain paper: 64 – 105gsm Canon photo paper: up to 275gsm
Barcodes & Labels
Barcode
Physical
Mono or Colour PrinterColour
Multifunction SummaryPrint/Scan/Copy
TechnologyMultifunction Inkjet Printer
Dimensions426mm (W) x 306mm (D) x 145mm (H) Weight: 3.5kg
Product TypeInkjet Printer
In the Box
In The BoxAll-In-One printer – PIXMA MG2460, Starter ink Cartridges, Power cord, Setup CD-ROM, Manuals and other documents

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver and Software

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver Using Free Downloaded Driver

For this purpose, you are going to install driver for Canon MG2140 without an installation CD.

Requirements:

  1. Driver setup file for Canon PIXMA MG2460, downloaded from the link below.
  2. A USB cable to connect the printer with the computer, which can be found coming with the package.

Guidelines of Canon PIXMA MG2460 driver installation using downloaded Setup file.

  1. Turn on both the Canon PIXMA MG2460 and your computer.
  2. Do not connect the printer with the computer just yet. Wait for the instruction that states you can plug in the cable.
  3. Download the file for driver setup. Once downloading is complete, install it on your computer. Follow given instructions to progress installation process
  4. Installation should be complete now and you can connect Canon PIXMA MG2460 with the computer using the provided USB cable. The computer detects the printer. Once it is detected, the computer will then display more instructions.
  5. Follow given instructions completely steps by steps. Finish installation.
  6. The Canon PIXMA MG2460 printer can now be used.

Method 2: Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver Manual Installation

If you want to use this method, you will have to access the “Add a printer” feature of your computer’s Windows.

Requirements:

  1. Driver setup file for Canon PIXMA MG2460, downloaded from the link below.
  2. A USB cable to connect the printer with the computer, which can be found coming with the package.

Guidelines of Canon PIXMA MG2460 driver with manual installation:

  1. Turn on both the Canon PIXMA MG2460 and your computer.
  2. Connect your computer with Canon PIXMA MG2460 using a USB cable.
  3. Extract the Canon MG2140 setup file you’ve just downloaded to a location you specify. The file can be found usually in your computer’s TEMP folder.
  4. Go through this path if you are using Windows 7 or Windows Vista: Start àControl Panel à View Devices & Printer. If you are using Windows XP, go to Fax & Printers.
  5. Select Add a printer.
  6. A window will pop up on your screen and you need to input the location of the setup file you extracted before.
  7. Go through all instructions provided in order to complete installation.
  8. Once it is complete, the PIXMA MG2460 printer can then be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver Installation Using Installation CD

Requirements:

  1. A computer fitted with a CD/DVD drive.
  2. Installation CD containing setup file, which can be found within the package.
  3. A USB cable to connect the printer with your computer, which can be found within the package.

Guidelines of Canon PIXMA MG2460 driver using installation CD:

  1. Turn on both the Canon PIXMA MG2460 and your computer.
  2. Avoid plugging the USB cable into either the computer or the printer until otherwise instructed
  3. Insert into the computer’s CD/DVD drive the installation CD. A setup wizard will show up. Follow all the instructions given on the screen to commence installation.
  4. Now is the time to plug in the USB cable to both the Canon PIXMA MG2460 and the computer but make sure that the setup wizard has clearly instructed you to do so.
  5. Wait until connection is detected and established. More instructions are given for you to follow correctly.
  6. Once installation is complete, the printer should be ready to use now.

How to Setup Canon PIXMA MG2460 Printer Driver and Software on MacOS

  1. First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  2. Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  4. At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Setup Canon PIXMA MG2460 Printer Driver and Software for Linux

Things required:

  1. Linux-operated devices or computers.
  2. The device should be installed with a program called CUPS (Common Unix Printer Service).

Instructions:

  1. Activate the computer and access the CUPS program.
  2. Open the computer’s web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser to access localhost: 631.
  4. Using the USB cable, connect the printer with the computer.
  5. On the browser, locate Administration tab, select the tab, and select Printers.
  6. Choose Add Printer.
  7. Input your username and password.
  8. Your Canon PIXMA MG2460 should be on the given list. Choose that printer and select Continue.
  9. The CUPS program detects and adds the printer automatically.
  10. A window pops up for you to configure the settings, input the needed values.
  11. The printer is now available for use.

Method of Uninstalling Canon PIXMA MG2460 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Find your computer’s Windows button on the keyboard.
  2. Select the Control Panel tab.
  3. Find the tab for Uninstall a Program and choose it.
  4. Locate your printer driver’s name on the list displayed
  5. Choose the button of Uninstall.
  6. Wait for the process to complete.

For Mac:

  1. Access the Apple menu.
  2. Open System Preferences.
  3. Open Printers and Scanners.
  4. Locate your printer driver’s name on the list displayed.
  5. Choose Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Open Application.
  2. Open System Settings.
  3. Open Printers. A window for Printer shows up.
  4. Find the button of Unlock. It should be around the upper right part of the window. Select it.
  5. Input your password.
  6. Find your Canon PIXMA MG2460 name on the list and find a minus sign near it.
  7. Click on that sign.

Setting Up Wireless Connection on Canon PIXMA MG2460

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

Things required:

  1. Physical button of WPS should be located.
  2. WPA- or WPA2-ssecured network.

Step 1

  1. Home button on the printer should be pressed.

Step 2

  1. Select WLAN Setup icon by using navigation arrows.
  2. Left function button should be pressed.

LED light indictor should turn on at this point upon enabling wireless connection. The engine scans for network that uses WPS.

Step 3

  1. The WPS button should be pressed and held for 5 seconds. Release it.
  2. OK button should be pressed after 2 minutes.
  3. Upon connection being established, OK button should be pressed. Setup completes.

Driver for Canon PIXMA MG2460 should be installed.

In case connection keeps on failing, contact manufacturer.

Method of Standard Connection

Step 1

  1. Home button on the printer should be pressed.

Step 2

  1. Select WLAN Setup icon by using navigation arrows.
  2. Left function button should be pressed.

LED light indictor should turn on at this point upon enabling wireless connection. The engine scans for network that uses WPS.

Step 3

  1. Stop/Reset button should be pressed.
  2. Go to Standard setup followed by pressing OK button. Standard setup process commences.

The engine scans for available network.

  1. Select an access point using navigation arrows. Select OK.

Left function button could be pressed again to start over searching for a network that you use on the list.

  1. Press OK button to start inputting your password. Instruction to do this is as followed:
  2. As password is case sensitive, you can press on center function button to change modes from upper case, lower case, and numeric.
  3. Navigation arrows can be used to select a character displayed on the virtual keyboard. OK button should be pressed to confirm selection as well as to move to another character to choose from.
  4. Do steps a and b to complete a password.
  5. Upon completing inputting a password, left function button should be pressed to complete entering password.
  6. Confirm the password you input. OK button needs be pressed to edit if necessary.
  7. Left function button should be pressed to complete setup, followed by pressing OK button.

Driver for Canon PIXMA MG2460 should be installed.

In case connection keeps on failing, contact manufacturer.

Factory Default Settings for PIXMA MG2460

Step 1

  1. Home button on the printer should be pressed.

Step 2

  1. Select Setup icon by using navigation arrows.
  2. Right function button should be pressed.

Step 3

  1. Select Device Settings using left navigation arrow.
  2. OK button should be pressed.

Step 4

  1. LAN settings should be accessed using the up navigation arrow.
  2. OK button should be pressed.
  3. Select Yes to reset settings using the down navigation arrow.
  4. OK button should be pressed.
  5. The WLAN Settings then reset. A message will be displayed suggesting you need to wait for a moment.
  6. Complete WLAN reset by pressing OK button

canonupdatedriver.com is where you can find some links to download driver software for Canon PIXMA MG2460 straight from Canon’s own website. The driver is easy to download and the link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.147 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0219 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7018 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 MG2460 / MG2400 series Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.4368 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.014 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.007.4 MBDownload
ScanGear MP Linux (Source file)2.204.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)4.001.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.201.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.201.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.001.5 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
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 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
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 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 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.1.002.2 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.5 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.1.002.3 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.7 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.39.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2460 / MG2400 series (PDF) User Manual (Mac) 1.26.6 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 MG2460 / MG2400 series Getting Started GuideV22 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.20420 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.0079 KBDownload

Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver and Software for Windows, MacOS & Linux Available for Free Download

It is completely unnecessary for you to go to other websites just to look for a driver for your Canon PIXMA MG2460 printer. You can get the software from the free download link provided by www.canonupdatedriver.com. The software is from Canon official website. Simply hit the download button and you will be presented with instructions on how to download the driver setup file. There is also user manual to download so you can install the driver rather smoothly.

Canon PIXMA MG2460 Driver & Software Download