Canon PIXMA iP8740 Printer Driver & Manual PDF

Tuesday, March 14th 2017. | iP Series

The Canon PIXMA iP8740 can be defined as one of the best printing devices that you can choose to support your work nicely. This printer can offer you the great printing performance that you will love so much. So then, you will always get the best quality printing results that really suit your requirements and expectations well.

Furthermore, the Canon iP8740 has the numerous fabulous features. Some of them are like the 9600×2400 dpi printing resolution and the 6 ink tanks system which will never let the printer miss any details on your files, so that it can create the beautiful and vivid printouts. Moreover, there are also the Wi-Fi connection and wireless printing features applied on the printer. Those will be focused on making the simpler printing job that you can do from anywhere around your working room wirelessly using your smart devices.

Besides, the Canon PIXMA iP 8740 can work no only functionally, but also aesthetically for you. This printer has the simple yet stylish design that you can see from its modest black chassis and buttons. Additionally, it also has a dimension of 590x159x331 mm (WxDxH) and weight of 8.5 kg which can make it so easy to move or place on any spots in your room.

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Canon PIXMA iP8740 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Macintosh / Mac OS X (macOS 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/10.5) / Linux

Specification Canon PIXMA iP8740

Print
Speed ColourUp to Approx. 10.4 ipm Colour Print
Speed MonochromeUp to Approx. 14.5 ipm Mono Print
Product Group OutputA4
Printer Standard Resolution9600¹ x 2400 dpi Print
Print MethodInkjet
Interfaces
Interface Type(s)USB & Wireless
USB Ports1 x USB 2.0
Wireless ReadyYes
Compatibility
Operating Systems SupportedWindows & Mac Compatible
System RequirementsWindows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Media Handling
Paper Trays1
Paper Handling Input 1150 Sheet Input Tray
Maximum Paper SizeA3
Media SupportedPlain Paper Envelopes (DL, COM10) Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201) Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)
Physical
Mono or Colour PrinterColour
TechnologyInkjet Printer
Dimensions590 x 331 x 159mm
EnvironmentalOperating Temperature 15 to 30C
Noise Level47.0dB
Power Saving ModesPrinting, Standby
Voltage/ Power/ FrequencyAC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver & Software Installations

Method 1: How To Install The Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver With Free Download

In this case, we are going to install Canon PIXMA iP8740 without CD (Automatic Wizard)

What you need:

  1. You are required to have a driver setup or the software file of Canon PIXMA iP8740. For the file of the driver setup, you simply click the link below for the download.
  2. You also obliged to have the USB cable as the connector from the printer to the computer that you will get from the printer package.

Next, follow the instruction on how to install Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer with the Setup File.

  1. First, of course, you need to turn on the computer as well as the Canon PIXMA iP8740 as well.
  2. Still, try not to connect the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer USB cable first before it is suggested.
  3. Download the driver setup of Canon PIXMA iP8740 and install it in your computer by following all of the instruction for the installation progress.
  4. Then connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 when the installation of the driver setup is already finished. In this case, the wizard will analyze when the USB cable has already connected. When the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 already detected in the computer, it will go to further instructions.
  5. Follow the wizard instructions to finish the installation process.
  6. When it is finished, the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer can be used for the printing process.

Method 2: How To Install Canon PIXMA iP8740 Drivers Manually

When you choose this method, you need the help of “Add a printer” option from the Windows inbuilt feature.

What you need:

  1. You are obliged to have the Software/Driver Setup file of Canon PIXMA iP8740. You can try to download it from the links provided.
  2. You also require the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer.

How to install:

  1. The first step, turn on all of your devices, in this case, are the computer and the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer.
  2. Connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 from the printer to the computer.
  3. Next, extract Canon PIXMA iP8740 setup file and also their extracted location (it will be commonly found in TEMP folder)
  4. Click Start à Control Panel à View Devices & Printer (for Windows 7 and Vista OS). For XP OS, you can click on “Fax & Printers.
  5. Click on “Add a printer.”
  6. When it has been ready and adjusted for the driver’s location, give it the path where you extracted the setup file.
  7. Follow all of the wizard instructions to finish the installation.
  8. When you have done, you can use the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer is ready to be used on your computer.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver Free Download Installations

How to install Canon PIXMA iP8740 Printer with software CD (Automatic Wizard)

What you need:

  1. You require CD/DVD drive installed on your personal computer.
  2. A Software/Driver CD Disk of Canon PIXMA iP8740 that included with the printer package is needed.
  3. USB Cable as the connector of the printer and computer that included in the printer package.

Follow these instructions for the further installation process of Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer with CD Drive.

  1. First of all, do not forget to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer.
  2. Do not plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer until needed.
  3. Insert Canon PIXMA iP8740 CD disk to the CD/DVD drive on your personal computer and follow the setup wizard from the CD. Follow all of the instructions for the installation.
  4. Connect the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in the USB Cable.
  5. Wait until the USB cable Canon PIXMA iP8740 is detected and follow the wizard instructions for the further process of the installation.
  6. When it is done, you will find out the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer is ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA iP8740 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 iP8740) 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.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA iP8740 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 iP8740 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 iP8740 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA IP8740 Wireless Connection Setup

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 IP8740.

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 IP8740.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA IP8740-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.

canonprinterseries.com provide a download link for Canon PIXMA iP8740 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon iP8740 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 Printer Driver (Windows XP (32-bit)1.0017 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7519 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0117 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)1.7.015 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)3.5.1294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.1293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)2.7.09.1 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows XP (32-bit)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6)1.411 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)16.10.0.016 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 CUPS Printer Driver (Mac OS X 10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
Quick Menu (macOS 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)2.7.01.8 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (macOS 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.7.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.102 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)4.101.9 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.26.8 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.25.2 MBDownload
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
Canon iP8740 Getting Started GuideV22.3 MBDownload
Canon iP8740 Getting Started GuideV23 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.1078 KBDownload

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver & Software Package Free Download For Windows, Mac Os, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA iP8740. since you can download them on our site that provides a download link for the driver & software directly from the Canon official site. Just click on the download web link available below and follow the manual instruction or you can also download user manual below to complete the installation process.

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver & Software Download