Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

This chapter describes how to wirelessly print images saved to Wi-Fi
Evolving the expedient and versatile print experience made possible by Canon SELPHY printers, Canon U.S.A. a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the SELPHY CP1200 Wireless Compact Photo Printer.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

This freshly redesigned, on-the-go printer features an optional direct-attachable battery, Wi-Fi button, and the ability to print more memories than ever before.
Ideal for those who live a mobile lifestyle and love to capture memories in real time, the convenient and easy-to-use SELPHY CP1200 printer offers increased portability with its optional direct-attachable battery, which is sold separately and has the capacity to print 54 photos per charge, increased from 36 images in previous models. Additionally, the Canon Selphy CP1200 Wi-Fi setup button simplifies the overall printing process with more intuitive operation.

1 Compatible smartphones and computers.
  • This Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless is a Wi-Fi certified product. You can wirelessly print images from Wi-Fi-supporting smartphones, tablets, cameras, and computers. Wi-Fi is a brand name that indicates interoperability certification of wireless LAN devices.
2 Requires installation of the dedicated Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app on your smartphone
  • There is no need to install the dedicated application when printing from an AirPrint-compatible application Visit the wireless printer setups website for application details, including supported devices and available functions. For convenience in this manual, smartphones and tablets are collectively referred to as “smartphone”.
3 Devices must be compatible with DPS over IP, the PictBridge standard for Wi-Fi connections.

Canon Selphy CP1200 Printing from a Smartphone

Even in places without an access point, you can print directly from a smartphone connected wirelessly to the printer.Also, there is no need to install the dedicated application when printing from an AirPrint-compatible application

1.\Install the dedicated application on your smartphone.
  • For an iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch), visit the App Store and download and install Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY.
  • For an Android device, download and Google Play.
  • For a Windows RT device, visit the Windows Store and download and install Canon CP1200 PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY.
2. Prepare SELPHY 1200
  • Remove any inserted memory cards or USB flash drives.
  • Insert a loaded paper cassette and an ink cassette in SELPHY. Refer to “Initial Preparations
3. Access the setting screen.
  • Press the ok button.
  • Press the up down buttons to select [Wi-Fi Settings], and then press the ok button.
  • Press the up down buttons to select [Connection Settings], and then press the ok button.
4. Check the printer name.
  • Check the displayed printer name and press the ok button.
  • You can change the printer name by pressing the EDIT button
The procedure for wirelessly printing images saved to Wi-Fi compatible computers is explained in the sections below. Wi-Fi is a brand name that indicates interoperability certification of wireless LAN devices. This printer is a Wi-Fi certified product. You can wirelessly print images from Wi-Fi-supporting smartphones, tablets, cameras, and computers.

Before you can print via Wi-Fi from a computer, the computer with the images to send must be connected to an access point.
Before using Wi-Fi, be sure to read Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup, Some features are not available when printing via Wi-Fi. For convenience, wireless routers and other base stations are referred to as "access point".

Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Setup Access Point Compatibility

Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Setup use an access point that supports the following Wi-Fi standards. To check the standards your access point supports, refer to the access point user manual.
  • Standards IEEE802.11b/g
  • Supported Channels 1 – 11
  • Transmission Methods DSSS (IEEE 802.11b) and OFDM (IEEE 802.11g)
  • Security No security, 64- and 128-bit WEP (open system authentication), WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA-PSK (AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP), and WPA2-PSK (AES)
Confirm that the access point supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) WPS-Compatible Access Points Connect as described in WPS-Compatible Access Points.

Canon Selphy CP1200 Non-WPS Access Points

WPS Support Unknown Check the following information and connect as described in Non-WPS Access Points
  • Network name (SSID/ESSID)
  • Network authentication / data encryption (encryption method or mode)
  • Password (network key)
WPS connections are not possible for access points set up for WEP security. Connect as described in
Non-WPS Access Points. If your network is managed by a system administrator, ask the administrator for network setting details.

Connecting Canon CP1200 Wireless to the Access Point

How to connect varies depending on whether the access point is WPS compatible or not.
WPS-Compatible Access Points

1. Check the access point.
  • Confirm that the access point is on and ready for communication.
2. Prepare SELPHY.
  • Remove any inserted memory cards or USB flash drives.
  • Insert a loaded paper cassette and an ink cassette in SELPHY.
  • For more information, please refer to Printing images with your new SELPHY CP1200 photo printer.
3. Access the setting screen.
  • Press the MENU button
  • Press the [up], [down] buttons to select [Wi-Fi Settings], and then press the [ok] button.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Setup

Press the [up], [down] buttons to select [Connection Settings], and then press the [ok] button.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup
4. Check the printer name.
  • Check the displayed printer name and press the [ok] button.
  • When you connect devices via Wi-Fi, this name will be displayed on the target device to identify the printer.
  • You can change the printer name by pressing the EDIT button.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

5. Choose the connection method.
  • Press the [ up ], [ down ] buttons to select [Via Wi-Fi Network], and then press the [ ok ] button.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

6. Choose the access point connection method.
  • Press the [up], [down] buttons to select [WPS Connection], and then press the [ ok ] button.
7. Choose the WPS connection method.
  • Press the up down buttons to select [PBC Method], and then press the [ok] button.
  • The screen at below is displayed.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

8. On the access point, hold down the WPS connection button for a few seconds.
9. Establish the connection.
  • On the printer, press the [ok] button. [Connecting] is displayed on the printer, followed by [Connected to access point] when connected. Press the [ ok ] button.
  • The screen at below is displayed, indicating the name of the access point.

Canon Selphy CP1200 Non-WPS Access Points

1. Check the access point.
  • Confirm that the access point is on and ready for communication.
2. Prepare SELPHY.
  • Remove any inserted memory cards or USB flash drives.
  • Insert a loaded paper cassette and an ink cassette in SELPHY.
  • For more information, please refer to Printing images with your new SELPHY CP1200 photo printer.
3. Access the setting screen.
  • Press the MENU button .
  • Press the [up], [down] buttons to select [Wi-Fi Settings], and then press the [ok] button.
  • Press the [ up ], [down] buttons to select [Connection Settings], and then press the [ok] button.
4. Check the printer name.
  • Check the displayed printer name and press the [ok] button.
  • When you connect devices via Wi-Fi, this name will be displayed on the target device to identify the printer.
  • You can change the printer name by pressing the EDIT button.
5. Choose the connection method.
  • Press the [ up ], [ down ] buttons to select [Via Wi-Fi Network], and then press the [ ok ] button.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup
6. Choose the access point connection method.
  • Press the [ up ], [down] buttons to select [Search for an access point], and then press the [ ok ] button.
  • Access points found nearby are listed.
7. Choose the access point.
  • Press the [ up ], [ down ] buttons to select the access point, and then press the [ ok ] button.
8. Enter the password.
  • Press the EDIT button to access the input screen, and then enter the password.
  • Press the [ ok ] button.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup
9. Check the access point.
  • Once the printer is connected to the access point, the screen at left is displayed. Check the indicated access point name and press the [ ok ] button.
  • The screen below is displayed.
Preparing the Computer

Check your computer environment.
  • SELPHY can connect via Wi-Fi to computers running the following operating systems.
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 SP1

Canon Selphy CP1200 Installing the Printer Driver

The example procedures below are shown in Windows 7. The setting items and screens displayed may differ in Windows 8.

1. Confirm that SELPHY is connected to the access point.
Confirm that the screen below is displayed on SELPHY.
2. Begin the installation.
Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup
  • Insert the included CD-ROM in the computer and double-click the disc icon in [Computer] or [My Computer].
  • Double-click the [Driver] folder.
  • Depending on whether your computer is 32-bit or 64-bit (as shown in [System type]), double-click the [32Bit] or [64Bit] folder.
  • [System type] can be accessed by right-clicking [Computer] or [My Computer] and choosing [Properties].
  • Double-click [Setup.exe].
  • Click [Next].
  • The following screen appears. Select the region you live in (USA, Canada, Latin America] has been selected in the example image), and then click [Next].
  • The following screen is displayed. Click [Yes].
  • If the User Account Control window is displayed, follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Choose the connection method.
When the screen below is displayed, select [Use with a wireless network] and click [Next].

Canon Selphy CP1200 Wireless Printer Setup

4 To complete the installation process, choose the printer to connect to.
  • Choose the printer to connect to from the list, and then click [Next].
  • The printer driver is installed.

Canon Selphy CP1200 Printing from the Computer.

1.Use photo software to print as follows.
  • Confirm that SELPHY is connected to the access point.
  • Confirm that the screen below is displayed on SELPHY.
  • Computer settings are explained from step 2
2. Access the printing dialog box.
  • Start the photo software, select images to print, and access the printing dialog box.
  • As the destination printer, select [Canon (SELPHY) CP1200].
3. Choose printing options.
  • Choose a paper size corresponding to the size of paper and ink cassettes in SELPHY. Also choose bordered or borderless printing as an option with the listed paper sizes. Choose the printing orientation and number of copies, as desired.


Requires an Internet connection and the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app, available for free on the App Store and at Google Play. Compatible with iOS 7.0 or later devices, and Android mobile devices running Android 2.3.3 or later. User must register printer Canon cp1200 with Canon PRINT and be a registered member of the compatible online Cloud service(s) user chooses to access through Canon PRINT and is subject to the terms and conditions of those services.

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