Canon Selphy CP1300 Setup

Canon Selphy CP1300 Setup

How to Setup Canon Selphy CP1300

Canon Selphy CP1300 is a compact printer that enables printing directly from your camera or smartphone wirelessly. The LCD screen on the Selphy printer displays the preview of the image, and you can edit it easily before printing. The Canon Selphy CP1300 setup printer can be connected to an AC power supply or a battery pack can also be used. It can print multiple pictures on a single sheet. Photos can be printed directly or by using the Canon application. Canon Selphy CP1300 prints high-quality postcard size pictures.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Driver

  • Canon Selphy CP1300 does not include an installation CD in the package.
  • To install the Canon Selphy CP1300 driver software for your Canon Selphy CP1300 printer, go to the official site of the Canon printer.
  • Click the Support menu on the Home page. Then, select Driver and Downloads.
  • Under Browse by Product Series, select Printers  Selphy CP Series CP 1300.
  • Click the Drivers and Downloads tab. 
  • Choose your Operating System, select your driver, and click Download.
  • The driver software will be successfully downloaded to your device.
  • Open the downloaded file and follow the prompted instructions on the screen to install the driver software.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Driver Download Mac

  • Download the driver package from the official support site of the Canon printer.
  • Click the Driver and Downloads tab and locate your model.
  • Select your operating system as Mac and choose your version.
  • You can now download the Canon Selphy CP1300 driver software for your macOS.
  • Locate the downloaded file and double-click it to start the Canon Selphy CP1300 setup wizard.
  • Follow the instructions displayed on the screen to install the driver on your device.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Manual

The Canon Selphy CP1300 manual for the Canon Selphy CP1300 comes within the package of the printer. The manual can also be downloaded from the official support site of the printer. Choose your printer model and download the User Guide of Canon Selphy CP1300.

The manual has the following contents

  • The list of contents that come in the package, which includes the Canon Selphy CP1300 setup printer with power adapter and cord, and a paper cassette to load paper.
  • Ink & paper information and available printing layouts.
  • Canon Selphy CP1300 manual before setting up the printer and safety instructions.
  • Details about the control panel buttons and LCD screen.
  • Instructions for the basic connection settings and steps to load the paper and ink cassettes.
  • Ways to print using all devices wirelessly and through a direct connection.
  • It also has the handling and maintenance info.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Application

  • For Android users, download the Canon Print Inkjet/Selphy application from the Google Play Store app.
  • For iOS users, download the application from the Apple App Store. 
  • Search for the application in your store and install the app.
  • Follow the instructions on your smartphone screen and install the file.
  • Once the application is installed, you can open the Canon application, start printing your pictures, and also edit the image before printing.
connect iPhone to Canon Selphy CP1300

Canon Selphy CP1300 Airprint

Follow the steps given below to Airprint using Canon Selphy CP1300.

  • Airprint doesn’t require the Canon Selphy CP1300 driver to start printing.
  • Make sure to connect your iOS device and the Canon Selphy CP1300 printer to your wireless network. 
  • Open the Photos application and select your picture for Canon Selphy CP1300 Airprint1.
  • After choosing your picture, select Share. Then, tap Print.
  • Your picture will be successfully printed using the Canon Selphy CP1300 Airprint feature.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Wireless Setup

  • Turn ON your router to connect Canon Selphy CP1300 setup printer wireless.
  • Press the Wi-Fi button and select Via Wi-Fi Network using the arrow keys.
  • Select Search for an access point. Make sure your router/internet access point is turned on.
  • Search for your network and connect to it. Provide the security key if prompted. Press the OK button to confirm the connection.
  • You need to connect your device to the same network.
  • Now, you can start printing from your camera, smartphone, computer, or tablets.

How to Connect Iphone to Canon Selphy CP1300

Check the iOS version of your iPhone before connecting your smartphone to the printer. Canon Selphy CP1300 supports iOS 11.0 and higher versions. Follow the procedure given below to connect iPhone to Canon Selphy CP1300.

  • Locate the App Store application on your iPhone.
  • Search and install the Canon Print Inkjet/Selphy application on your iPhone.
  • Now, Connect the Canon Selphy printer to your iPhone.
  • Take out any memory cards or USB flash drives from the printer if inserted to connect iPhone to Canon Selphy CP1300.
  • Refill the ink cassette if necessary and load paper in the paper cassette.
  • Press the Home button and select the Wi-Fi icon on the LCD screen with the help of the printer buttons.
  • Select Connection Method and scroll with the buttons to choose Direct Connection.
  • Set a password for the Canon Selphy CP1300 printer to use as an access point.
  • Select Password Set, change the password, and select OK.
  • Navigate to Settings on your iPhone and click Wi-Fi. Turn ON Wi-Fi.
  • Now, connect your iPhone to Canon Selphy CP1300 setup printer’s access point directly.
  • Enter the password you have set for Canon Selphy CP1300 when prompted and press the OK button.
  • Open the Canon Print app from your iPhone.
  • Register your printer by tapping the Print icon at top-left.
  • Select Register Printer and tap Canon Selphy CP1300 and select OK to connect iPhone to Canon Selphy CP1300.
  • Now, choose your photo to print by from the Photo Print section.
  • Select your photo and tap Print.
  • The selected print job be sent to the printer.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Troubleshooting

For Power issues and cannot turn on Selphy

  • If you are using a battery pack, remove and insert it correctly.
  • Check the power connections and plug-in the wires tightly.
  • Press the Hold button for a few moments until the Canon screen is displayed.

For Cannot print issues

  • Check the paper cassettes and ink tray, whether they are correctly fitted.
  • Replace the ink cassette if the ink has run out to solve Canon Selphy CP1300 Troubleshooting.
  • Make sure to use a paper size that fits the Canon Selphy CP100 setup printer tray.

Canon Selphy Cp1300 Won't Connect To Wi-Fi

  • Check with your internet service provider whether there is an issue with the Internet connection. Check the access point connections. 
  • Check the hardware connections between all devices. Unplug and re-plug the Ethernet cables to solve Canon Selphy Cp1300 won't connect to wi-fi. 
  • Restart the Selphy printer and try connecting to your Wi-Fi network for Canon Selphy CP1300 troubleshooting.
  • If Canon Selphy CP1300 setup printer not connected, go to Settings of your access point. Try connecting your device manually to your network.