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I have recently bought a Canon MG5650 printer with

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I have recently bought a Canon MG5650 printer for use with my Mac. The installation disc is for a PC. I managed to connect to the Mac mini for air printing, and to an iPad after downloading the canon app.
I cannot scan because the printer cannot see the mac mini - it is loaded with connection to PC Local (USB) and a search does not pick up the Mac. Following scan instructions on the printer screen I can only get as far as 'set the PC to start scanning'. I have downloaded the Canon Air Printer app to the mac mini but there is no facility to start scanning.
Please help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Hi,I'm sorry about the issue. What's your Mac OS X version, i.e., 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, etc.? Please click on the Apple logo / menu, then click on About this Mac... to check.Please reply at the box below. Thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the OS X version is 10.10.5 Yosemite
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Please go to the Apple logo / menu, then click on System Preferences, then open Printers & Scanners, then click on your Canon printer there, then click on the - (minus) button at the bottom left, and remove /delete the printer for now, then download / install the printer driver / software at the website below:http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/6/0100006056/02/mac-mg5600-1_1-mcd.dmghttp://www.canon.co.uk/support/consumer_products/products/fax__multifunctionals/inkjet/pixma_mg_series/pixma_mg5650.aspx?type=drivers&driverdetailid=tcm:14-1185011&os=OS%20X%2010.10%20(Yosemite)&language=ENNote: the download file is called "mac-mg5600-1_1-mcd.dmg". After downloading is done, then open / install it.During installation, make sure to select the wireless option if you use wireless printing., then check printing first; (if needed, go to go to the Apple logo / menu, then click on System Preferences, then open Printers & Scanners, then click on the + (minus) button at the bottom left, and add back the printer.); then to scan, open Finder icon on the Dock, then open folder Canon Utilities, then open IJ Scan Utility -> IJ Scan Utility and scan.Please reply at the box below to continue troubleshooting. Thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you very much. I managed to download and install the driver software. I now will have hours of fun playing with the new software and will do a test run scan tomorrow. I really do appreciate your help
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 1 year ago.
You're welcome. Great. If there is any issue tomorrow or later on, please let me know any time. Also, can you please take a moment to rate my service today by clicking on the 5-star icon at the top, then click on Submit when it shows up. Thank you very much for your patience,
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Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Also, here is tutorial on how to scan:http://ugp01.c-ij.com/ij/webmanual/ScanUtility/M/MG5600%20series/2.0/EN/SU/Top.htmlhttp://ugp01.c-ij.com/ij/webmanual/Manual/M/MG5600%20series/EN/CNT/cnt_scan01.htmlIf there is still any issue, please let me know any time. Thank you,

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