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MF244dw / MF232w / MF231
User's Guide
USRMA-1398-00 2016-10 en
Copyright CANON INC. 2016

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  • Page 1 MF244dw / MF232w / MF231 User's Guide USRMA-1398-00 2016-10 en Copyright CANON INC. 2016...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Selecting Document Type ............................... 72 Adjusting Density ............................73 Adjusting Sharpness ..........................75 2-Sided Copying (MF244dw) ................... 77 Copying Multiple Documents onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1) ....................79 Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)
  • Page 3 ........................... 125 Changing Default Settings Using the Machine as a Scanner ....................128 ................129 Preparing to Use the Machine as a Scanner (MF244dw / MF232w) ........................... 130 Scanning from the Machine ........................133 Scanning Using the [Scan -> PC] Key ............................
  • Page 4 ............................ 228 Setting Access Privileges ........................229 Setting the System Manager PIN ....................231 Setting a Remote UI PIN (MF244dw / MF232w) ............... 233 Restricting Communication by Using Firewalls (MF244dw / MF232w) ...................... 234 Specifying IP Addresses for Firewall Rules ....................
  • Page 5 ........................... 259 Generating Key Pairs ................... 266 Using CA-issued Key Pairs and Digital Certificates ..................... 269 Verifying Key Pairs and Digital Certificates Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) ................... 272 ............................... 273 Starting Remote UI ..............................275 Remote UI Screens ..................
  • Page 6 ............................ 395 Viewing the Counter Value ............................... 396 Initializing Settings ............................... 397 Initializing Menu ....................399 Initialize Eco Report Counter (MF244dw / MF232w) ..........................400 Initializing All Data/Settings Appendix ................................402 ......................403 Third Party Software (MF244dw / MF232w) ..............................404 Feature Highlights .........................
  • Page 7 Important Safety Instructions Important Safety Instructions Important Safety Instructions ........................2 ................................3 Installation ................................. 5 Power Supply ................................. 6 Handling ..........................8 Maintenance and Inspections ................................9 Consumables...
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    Canon will not be responsible for any damages resulting from use not described in this manual, improper use, or repair/changes not performed by Canon or a third party authorized by Canon.
  • Page 9: Installation

    ● If any foreign substance falls into this machine, unplug the power plug from the AC power outlet and contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Do not install in the following locations The machine may drop or fall, resulting in injury.
  • Page 10 Let the machine adjust to the ambient temperature and humidity for at least 2 hours before use. When using wireless LAN (MF244dw / MF232w) ●...
  • Page 11: Power Supply

    Important Safety Instructions Power Supply 15A8-002 This machine is compatible with voltages of 220 to 240 V, and electrical frequency of 50/60 Hz. ● Use only a power supply that meets the specified voltage requirements. Failure to do so may result in a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 12: Handling

    ● Immediately unplug the power plug from the AC power outlet and contact an authorized Canon dealer if the machine makes an unusual noise, emits an unusual smell, or emits smoke or excessive heat. Continued use may result in a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 13: Other Precautions

    Important Safety Instructions ● When copying with a thick book placed on the platen glass, do not press the feeder or the platen glass cover forcefully. Doing so may damage the platen glass and result in injury. ● Be careful not to drop a heavy object, such as a dictionary, on the platen glass. Doing so may damage the platen glass and result in injury.
  • Page 14: Maintenance And Inspections

    Important Safety Instructions Maintenance and Inspections 15A8-004 Clean this machine periodically. If dust accumulates, the machine may not operate properly. When cleaning, be sure to observe the following. If a problem occurs during operation, see Troubleshooting(P. 339) . If the problem cannot be resolved or you feel the machine requires an inspection, see When a Problem Cannot Be Solved(P.
  • Page 15: Consumables

    Important Safety Instructions Consumables 15A8-005 ● Do not dispose of used toner cartridges in open flames. Also, do not store toner cartridges or paper in a location exposed to open flames. This may cause the toner to ignite, and result in burns or fire. ●...
  • Page 16: Storing The Toner Cartridge

    Locations within the reach of children Be careful of counterfeit toner cartridges Please be aware that there are counterfeit Canon toner cartridges in the marketplace. Use of counterfeit toner cartridge may result in poor print quality or machine performance. Canon is not responsible for any malfunction, accident or damage caused by the use of counterfeit toner cartridge.
  • Page 17 Important Safety Instructions Availability period of repairing parts and toner cartridges The repairing parts and toner cartridges for the machine will be available for at least seven (7) years after production of this machine model has been discontinued. Toner cartridge packing materials ●...
  • Page 18 Basic Operations Basic Operations Basic Operations ............................... 13 ........................... 15 Parts and Their Functions ............................... 16 Front Side ................................ 18 Back Side ................................20 Interior ............................21 Manual Feed Slot ..............................22 Paper Drawer .............................. 23 Operation Panel ..............................30 Display ..........................
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Basic Operations 15A8-006 This chapter describes basic operations, such as how to use the operation panel or how to load the paper and documents, that are frequently performed to use the functions of the machine. ◼ Parts and Their Functions This section describes the exterior and interior parts of the machine and their functions, as well as how to use the keys on the operation panel and how to view the display.
  • Page 20 Basic Operations ◼ Entering Quiet Mode This section describes how to place the machine in quiet mode to reduce operation sound. Entering Quiet Mode(P. 57) ◼ Entering Sleep Mode This section describes how to set the sleep mode. Entering Sleep Mode(P. 59) ◼...
  • Page 21: Parts And Their Functions

    Basic Operations Parts and Their Functions 15A8-007 This section describes the parts of the machine (exterior, front and back side, and interior) and how they function. In addition to describing the parts of the machine used for such basic operations as placing documents, loading paper, and replacing the toner cartridges, this section also describes the keys on the operation panel and display.
  • Page 22: Front Side

    Front Side 15A8-008 MF244dw MF232w / MF231 Document feeder tray (MF244dw) Open to load an original in the feeder. Placing Documents(P. 38) Feeder (MF244dw) Automatically feeds documents into the machine for scanning. When two or more sheets are loaded in the feeder, documents can be scanned continuously.
  • Page 23: Output Tray

    Documents loaded in the feeder are automatically fed to the scanning area for scanning. Platen glass Place documents to copy or scan here. For MF244dw, use the platen glass to place thick or bound documents such as books when they cannot be loaded in the feeder.
  • Page 24: Back Side

    Connect a USB cable when connecting the machine and a computer. For connection steps, see "Getting Started". Manuals Included with the Machine(P. 425) LAN port (MF244dw / MF232w) Connect a LAN cable when connecting the machine to a wired LAN router, etc. For connection steps, see "Getting Started".
  • Page 25: Power Socket

    Basic Operations Power socket Connect the power cord. For connection steps, see "Getting Started". Manuals Included with the Machine(P. 425)
  • Page 26: Interior

    Basic Operations Interior 15A8-00A Operation panel Lift this panel to replace the toner cartridges or clear paper jams. How to Replace Toner Cartridges(P. 390) Clearing Jams(P. 341) Toner cover Open this cover to replace the toner cartridges or clear paper jams. How to Replace Toner Cartridges(P.
  • Page 27: Manual Feed Slot

    Basic Operations Manual Feed Slot 15A8-00C Manual feed cover Open this slot to load paper in the manual feed slot. Paper guides Adjust the paper guides to exactly the width of the loaded paper to ensure that paper is fed straight into the machine.
  • Page 28: Paper Drawer

    Basic Operations Paper Drawer 15A8-00E Dust cover Open this cover to load paper in the paper drawer. Paper guides Adjust the paper guides to exactly the size of the loaded paper to ensure that paper is fed straight into the machine.
  • Page 29: Operation Panel

    Basic Operations Operation Panel 15A8-00F MF244dw / MF231(P. 23) MF232w(P. 26) ◼ [Menu] key Press to start specifying many of the settings for the machine, such as <Timer Settings> or <Preferences>. Setting Menu List(P. 285) [COPY/SCAN] key Press to switch the mode to copy or scan.
  • Page 30 Basic Operations [ID Card Copy] key Press to enter a mode for copying the front and back sides of a driver's license or other ID card onto the same side of a page at actual size. Copying Both Sides of an ID Card onto One Page(P. 81) Display Displays the operation and status screens for copying and other functions, as well as the status of the machine and error information.
  • Page 31 Press to put the machine into paper save copy mode for copying multiple document pages reduced on a single sheet. Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) [Quiet Mode] key Press to put the machine into quiet mode. While in quiet mode this key is lit in green. Press the key again to exit quiet mode.
  • Page 32 Basic Operations [#] key Press to enter symbols such as "@" or "/". [*] key Press to switch the type of text that is entered. ◼ [Menu] key Press to start specifying many of the settings for the machine, such as <Timer Settings> or <Preferences>. Setting Menu List(P.
  • Page 33 Basic Operations [ID Card Copy] key Press to enter a mode for copying the front and back sides of a driver's license or other ID card onto the same side of a page at actual size. Copying Both Sides of an ID Card onto One Page(P. 81) Display Displays the operation and status screens for copying and other functions, as well as the status of the machine and error information.
  • Page 34 Basic Operations [Status Monitor] key Press to check the status of printing or copy to view the usage history. You can also check the status of the machine, such as the paper size and the amount remaining in the toner cartridges, or whether any errors occurred.
  • Page 35 Basic Operations [*] key Press to switch the type of text that is entered. LINKS Using the Operation Panel(P. 33)
  • Page 36: Display

    Basic Operations Display 15A8-00H The display shows the screens for copying, scanning, and other functions, as well as the screens for specifying settings for these functions. You can also check information such as error messages and communication status on the display. Main Screen When you press (COPY/SCAN) the main screen for the selected function is displayed.
  • Page 37: Device Information

    Basic Operations Setting Menu List(P. 285) <Status Monitor> Screen When you press , a screen is displayed that enables you to check the status of documents that are being printed or copied, as well as the status of the machine (amount remaining in the toner cartridge, etc.) and the network setting information such as the IP address of the machine.
  • Page 38 Displays the current status of the selected item. The <Copy Job Status> screen is shown below as an example. <Network Information> (MF244dw / MF232w) Displays the network settings such as the IP address of the machine and status such as the condition of wireless LAN communications.
  • Page 39: Using The Operation Panel

    Basic Operations Using the Operation Panel 15A8-00J Use the keys shown below to specify settings and adjust values. Using Scrolling the screen The scroll bar is displayed on the right side of the screen when not all of the information fits on one screen. If the scroll bar is displayed, use to scroll up or down.
  • Page 40 Basic Operations You can also proceed to the next screen by pressing , and return to the previous screen by pressing Adjusting a setting value when adjusting the value on a scale. Using Press to apply a setting. Using the Numeric Keys Use the numeric keys when entering text and numbers.
  • Page 41: Entering Text

    Basic Operations Entering Text 15A8-00K Use the numeric keys to enter text and values. Switching the Type of Text Press to switch the type of text that is entered. The currently selected type of text is indicated by the "A", "a", or "12"...
  • Page 42: Deleting Text

    Press to move the cursor. To enter a space, move the cursor to the end of the text, and press Example of Entering Text and Numbers Example: "Canon-1" Press repeatedly until <A> is selected. Press repeatedly until the letter "C" is selected.
  • Page 43 Basic Operations Press repeatedly until <12> is selected. Press Press to highlight <Apply>, and then press...
  • Page 44: Placing Documents

    15A8-00L Place documents on the platen glass or in the feeder (MF244dw). Use the platen glass when scanning thick or bound documents such as books. You can load two or more sheets of documents in the feeder so that they can be scanned continuously.
  • Page 45 Gently close the feeder or the platen glass cover. ● The machine is ready to scan the document. ● When scanning is complete, remove the document from the platen glass. Placing Documents in the Feeder (MF244dw) Open the document feeder tray.
  • Page 46 Basic Operations Spread the document guides apart. ● Slide the document guides outward until they are slightly farther apart than the actual document width. Fan the document stack and align the edges. ● Fan the document stack in small batches, and align the edges by lightly tapping the stack on a flat surface a few times.
  • Page 47 Basic Operations ● The machine is ready to scan the document. Align the document guides securely against the edges of the document Document guides that are too loose or too tight can cause misfeeds or paper jam. While documents are being scanned Do not add or remove documents.
  • Page 48: Loading Paper

    Basic Operations Loading Paper 15A8-00R You can load the paper into the paper drawer or manual feed slot. Load the paper you usually use into the paper drawer. The paper drawer is convenient when using large amounts of paper. Use the manual feed slot when you temporarily use size or type of paper that is not loaded in the paper drawer.
  • Page 49: Paper Handling And Storage

    Basic Operations ● Very thin paper ● Paper printed by a thermal transfer printer ● Highly textured paper ● Glossy paper Paper handling and storage ● Store the paper on a flat surface. ● Keep the paper wrapped in its original package to protect the paper from moisture or dryness. ●...
  • Page 50: Loading Paper In The Paper Drawer

    Basic Operations Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer 15A8-00S Load the paper that you usually use in the paper drawer. When you want to print on paper that is not loaded in the paper drawer, load the paper in the manual feed slot. Loading Paper in the Manual Feed Slot(P.
  • Page 51 Basic Operations ● EXEC: Executive Insert the paper into the paper drawer until the paper stops. ● Load the paper in portrait orientation (with the short edge toward the machine), with the print side face up. Paper cannot be loaded in landscape orientation. ●...
  • Page 52 Basic Operations Lower the dust cover. When Legal size paper is loaded The paper guides at the rear edge of the paper will be extended. Open the dust cover extension, then lower the dust cover. Pull out the paper stopper to open. »...
  • Page 53: Loading Paper In The Manual Feed Slot

    Basic Operations Loading Paper in the Manual Feed Slot 15A8-00U When you want to print on paper that is not loaded in the paper drawer, load the paper in the manual feed slot. Load the paper that you usually use in the paper drawer. Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer(P.
  • Page 54 Basic Operations When loading envelopes or paper with a logo, see Loading Envelopes(P. 49) or Loading Preprinted Paper(P. 51) . Align the paper guides against the edges of the paper. ● Slide the paper guides inward until they are aligned securely against the edges of the paper. Align the paper guides securely against the edges of the paper Paper guides that are too loose or too tight can cause misfeeds or paper jams.
  • Page 55: Loading Envelopes

    Basic Operations Loading Envelopes 15A8-00W Make sure to flatten any curls on envelopes before loading them. Also pay attention to the orientation of envelopes and which side is face up. Before Loading Envelopes(P. 49) Loaded Orientation(P. 50) This section describes how to load envelopes in the orientation you want, as well as procedures that you need to complete before loading envelopes.
  • Page 56 Basic Operations Align the edges of the envelope on a flat surface. Loaded Orientation Load the envelopes in portrait orientation, short edge first, with the non-glued side (front side) face up. Load envelopes in the same orientation for both the paper drawer and manual feed slot. Load the envelopes so that their flaps are at the left.
  • Page 57: Loading Preprinted Paper

    Load the paper properly so that printing is performed on the correct side of the paper with a logo. Making 1-Sided Printouts on Paper with Logos(P. 51) Making 2-Sided Printouts on Paper with Logos (MF244dw)(P. 52) This section mainly describes how to load preprinted paper with the proper facing and orientation. For a...
  • Page 58 Basic Operations Making 2-Sided Printouts on Paper with Logos (MF244dw) Load the paper with the front logo side (the side to print the first page of the document) face down. Printing on Paper with Logos in Portrait Orientation Printing on Paper with Logos in Landscape Orientation The <Switch Paper Feed Method>...
  • Page 59: Specifying Paper Size And Type

    Basic Operations Specifying Paper Size and Type 15A8-00Y You must specify the paper size and type settings to match the paper that is loaded. Make sure to change the paper settings when you load the paper that is different from the previously loaded paper. If the setting does not match the size and type of loaded paper, a paper jam or printing error may occur.
  • Page 60 Basic Operations Select a frequently used paper size and press to checkmark it. Uncheckmarked paper sizes are displayed in the <Paper Size (Other Sz.)> screen. Select <Apply>, and press LINKS Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer(P. 44) Paper(P. 419)
  • Page 61: Registering A Custom Paper Size

    Basic Operations Registering a Custom Paper Size 15A8-010 You can register one frequently used custom paper size each for the paper drawer and manual feed slot. Press (Paper Setting). to select <MP Tray> or <Drawer 1>, and press Select <Custom>, and press Specify the paper size.
  • Page 62 Basic Operations Select <Apply>, and press Select the paper type, and press LINKS Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer(P. 44) Loading Paper in the Manual Feed Slot(P. 47)
  • Page 63: Entering Quiet Mode

    Basic Operations Entering Quiet Mode 15A8-011 The quiet mode function reduces the operation sound of the machine. For example, when using the machine at night, press on the operation panel. With only this operation, you can easily minimize operation sound. You can also specify a time for the machine to automatically enter quiet mode.
  • Page 64 Basic Operations <Start Time> Specify a time for entering quiet mode. To set, select <On> then specify the time. <End Time> Specify a time for exiting quiet mode. To set, select <On> then specify the time. Exiting Quiet Mode Press to exit quiet mode.
  • Page 65: Entering Sleep Mode

    Basic Operations Entering Sleep Mode 15A8-012 The sleep mode function reduces the amount of power consumed by the machine by disabling power flow to the operation panel. If no operations will be performed on the machine for a while, such as during a lunch break, you can save power simply by pressing on the operation panel.
  • Page 66 Basic Operations Exiting Sleep Mode Press . You can also press any key other than to exit sleep mode.
  • Page 67: Setting Auto Shutdown Time

    The default setting is 4 hours. ● MF244dw / MF232w users: If any setting of the [Timer Settings] is changed from the Remote UI while the machine is in the sleep mode, the timer for the <Auto Shutdown Time> setting is reset to the beginning.
  • Page 68 2-Sided Copying (MF244dw) ................. 77 Copying Multiple Documents onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1) ..................79 Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231) ................... 81 Copying Both Sides of an ID Card onto One Page ..........................82 Collating Copies by Page ..........................
  • Page 69: Copying

    Using Basic Operations Basic Copy Operations(P. 65) Canceling Copies(P. 67) ◼ Using Copy Settings to Suit Your Needs Enlarging or Reducing(P. 70) Collating Copies by Page(P. 82) Selecting Document Type(P. 71) Adjusting Density(P. 72) Adjusting Sharpness(P. 73) 2-Sided Copying (MF244dw) (P. 75)
  • Page 70 Copying Multiple Documents Using the [Paper Save Copy] Copying Both Sides of an ID onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1) Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) Card onto One Page(P. 81) (P. 77) ◼ Simplifying Your Frequent Copy Operations...
  • Page 71: Basic Copy Operations

    ● to select the settings. Various Copy Settings(P. 69) Press ● Copying starts. ● If you want to cancel copying, press <Yes> Canceling Copies(P. 67) When placing documents in the feeder in step 1 (MF244dw) The document is automatically scanned.
  • Page 72 Copying When placing documents on the platen glass in step 1 Depending on the copy settings you made, a screen for selecting the document size is displayed after you press ]. Follow the procedure below. Select the document size, and press Place the next document on the platen glass, and press ●...
  • Page 73: Canceling Copies

    Copying Canceling Copies 15A8-016 If you want to cancel copying immediately after pressing , select <Cancel> and press , or press on the operation panel. You can also cancel copying after checking the copy status. ◼ Canceling in the Screen That is Displayed While Copying <Cancel>...
  • Page 74 Copying <Cancel> Cancels copying. Copy details The number of copies, settings, and other details are displayed. If you only want to check the details without canceling copying, press to return to the copy main screen. LINKS Basic Copy Operations(P. 65)
  • Page 75: Various Copy Settings

    Copying Multiple Documents (P. 75) onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1) (P. 77) Using the [Paper Save Copy] Copying Both Sides of an ID Collating Copies by Page(P. 82) Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) Card onto One Page(P. 81)
  • Page 76: Enlarging Or Reducing

    Copying Enlarging or Reducing 15A8-018 You can enlarge or reduce copies by using a preset copy ratio such as <A5->A4>, or by setting a custom copy ratio in increments of 1%. (COPY/SCAN) <Copy Ratio> Select the copy ratio <Custom Ratio> or the numeric keys to enter the copy ratio, and press .
  • Page 77: Selecting Document Type

    Copying Selecting Document Type 15A8-019 You can select the optical image quality for the copy depending on the document type, such as text-only documents, documents with charts and graphs, or magazine photos. (COPY/SCAN) <Original Type> Select the document type <Text> Suitable when copying documents that only contain text.
  • Page 78: Adjusting Density

    Copying Adjusting Density 15A8-01A You can adjust the density of the copy if the text or images in a document are too light or dark. You can also automatically set an optimal density for a document. (COPY/SCAN) <Density> Adjust the density <Auto Density>...
  • Page 79: Adjusting Sharpness

    Copying Adjusting Sharpness 15A8-01C You can adjust sharpness of the copied image. Increase the sharpness to sharpen blurred text and lines, or decrease the sharpness to improve the appearance of magazine photos. (COPY/SCAN) <Sharpness> Adjust the sharpness <->: Press Decreases the sharpness, resulting in a softer image. Example: If you want to improve the appearance of magazine photos <+>: Press...
  • Page 80 Copying LINKS Basic Copy Operations(P. 65) Adjusting Density(P. 72)
  • Page 81: 2-sided Copying (mf244dw)

    <2-Sided> is not available when using <Paper Save Copy> or <ID Card Copy>. Using enables you to combine 2-sided copying and <2 on 1>/<4 on 1>: Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) (COPY/SCAN) <2-Sided> Select the type of 2-sided copying Types of 2-sided copying The illustration below shows the types of 2-sided copying.
  • Page 82 If you want to copy landscape-oriented documents in book-type format (short-edge binding) <Original/Finishing Type> <1->2-Sided> <Landscape> <Book Type> LINKS Basic Copy Operations(P. 65) Copying Multiple Documents onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1)(P. 77) Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79)
  • Page 83: Copying Multiple Documents Onto One Sheet (2 On 1/4 On 1)

    When you copy multiple documents onto one page, margins may be created in the copied image. Using enables you to combine 2-sided copying and <2 on 1>/<4 on 1> Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) (COPY/SCAN) <N on 1> Select <2 on 1> or <4 on 1>...
  • Page 84 Copying LINKS Basic Copy Operations(P. 65) 2-Sided Copying (MF244dw)(P. 75) Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79)
  • Page 85: Using The [paper Save Copy] Key (mf244dw / Mf231)

    Copying Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key 15A8-01H You can use <2 on 1>/<4 on 1> to copy multiple documents onto a single sheet, and <2-Sided> to copy the document onto both sides of a page. Using , which combines these functions, makes it easier to save paper than when using the functions separately.
  • Page 86 Copying <2 on 1 1->1-Sided> <4 on 1 1->1-Sided> MF244dw Only LINKS Basic Copy Operations(P. 65) 2-Sided Copying (MF244dw)(P. 75) Copying Multiple Documents onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1)(P. 77)
  • Page 87: Copying Both Sides Of An Id Card Onto One Page

    Copying Copying Both Sides of an ID Card onto One Page 15A8-01J You can use <ID Card Copy> to copy the front and back sides of a card onto the same side of a page. This function is useful when copying a driver's license or ID card. ●...
  • Page 88: Collating Copies By Page

    Copying Collating Copies by Page 15A8-01K When preparing multiple copies of multi-page documents, set <Collate> to <On> to collate copies in sequential page order. This function is useful when preparing handouts for meetings or presentations. (COPY/SCAN) <Collate> <On> <Off> The copies are grouped by page and not collated. For example, if you are making three copies of a five-page document, the printouts will be arranged in the following page order: 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5.
  • Page 89: Changing Default Settings

    Copying Changing Default Settings 15A8-01L The default settings are the settings that are displayed whenever you turn ON the machine, or when you press . If you change these default settings to match the operations that you perform frequently, you can eliminate the need to configure the same settings every time you make copies.
  • Page 90 Checking the Printing Status ............................. 95 Various Print Settings ..........................97 Enlarging or Reducing ................. 99 Switching 1-Sided and 2-Sided Printing (MF244dw) ........................101 Collating Printouts by Page ....................103 Printing Multiple Pages onto One Sheet ............................. 105 Printing Posters ........................
  • Page 91: Using The Machine As A Printer

    Linking mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets to this machine provides a quick and easy way to print photos and web pages. The machine also supports Google Cloud Print™. Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 142) Using Google Cloud Print(P. 159)
  • Page 92: Printing From A Computer

    ● If you are using the MF244dw, you can use the PCL6 printer driver as well as the UFRII LT printer driver. The available print settings vary depending on the printer driver. For more information, click [Help] on each...
  • Page 93: Printing A Document

    Using the Machine as a Printer Printing a Document 15A8-01U This section describes how to print a document on your computer by using the printer driver. Paper settings on the machine ● Normally, it is necessary to specify the paper size and type for the paper loaded in each paper source before proceeding to printing.
  • Page 94 Using the Machine as a Printer [Output Size] Select the size of paper on which the document will be actually printed. If the selected size differs from the one specified in [Page Size], the document is printed enlarged/reduced automatically according to the selected size.
  • Page 95 Using the Machine as a Printer Click [Print] or [OK]. ➠ Printing starts. On some applications, a screen like shown below appears. ● To cancel printing, click [Cancel] when the screen shown above is displayed. After the screen disappears or if the screen is not displayed, you can cancel printing in other ways. Canceling Prints(P.
  • Page 96 Using the Machine as a Printer Managing Documents and Checking the Machine Status(P. 278)
  • Page 97: Canceling Prints

    Using the Machine as a Printer Canceling Prints 15A8-01W You can cancel printing from your computer or on the operation panel of the machine. From a Computer(P. 91) From the Operation Panel(P. 92) From a Computer You can cancel printing from the printer icon displayed on the system tray on the desktop. Double-click the printer icon.
  • Page 98 Using the Machine as a Printer Canceling from an application ● On some applications, a screen like shown below appears. You can cancel printing by clicking [Cancel]. From the Operation Panel Cancel printing using ◼ Press to Cancel <Yes> If the Screen Displays a List of Documents When is Pressed Select cancel job <Yes>...
  • Page 99 Using the Machine as a Printer ● Several pages may be output after you cancel printing. LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87) Checking the Printing Status(P. 94)
  • Page 100: Checking The Printing Status

    Using the Machine as a Printer Checking the Printing Status 15A8-01X You can check the current print statuses. Useful in the Following Cases ● When your documents are not printed for a long time, you may want to see the waiting list of the documents waiting to be printed.
  • Page 101: Various Print Settings

    There are a variety of settings to suit your needs, such as Enlarged/Reduced and 2-sided Printing. Enlarging or Reducing(P. 97) Switching 1-Sided and 2-Sided Collating Printouts by Printing (MF244dw)(P. 99) Page(P. 101) Printing Multiple Pages onto Printing Posters(P. 105) Printing Booklet (MF244dw) One Sheet(P.
  • Page 102 Using the Machine as a Printer Selecting Document Type(P. 114) Saving Toner(P. 116) Combining and Printing Multiple Documents(P. 118)
  • Page 103: Enlarging Or Reducing

    Using the Machine as a Printer Enlarging or Reducing 15A8-020 You can make enlarged or reduced printouts by using a preset print ratio, such as A5 to A4, or a custom print ratio that you set in increments of 1%. Setting Print Ratio by Specifying the Original Document and Paper Size (Preset Ratio) The print ratio is automatically set based on the document and paper size you have specified.
  • Page 104 Using the Machine as a Printer ● Depending on the selected paper size, you may not be able to set the optimum enlarging/reducing ratio. For example, there may be large blank spaces on your printout, or portions of the document that are missing. ●...
  • Page 105: Switching 1-sided And 2-sided Printing (mf244dw)

    Select [1-sided Printing] or [2-sided Printing]. ● For [Booklet Printing], see Printing Booklet (MF244dw)(P. 107) . [Binding Location] Specify the position to bind the printouts with a binding tool such as a stapler. Printing orientation will be changed depending on the specified binding position. To specify the margin width for the binding position, click [Gutter].
  • Page 106 Using the Machine as a Printer [Short Edge [Top]] Prints images in such a way that the printed pages are opened vertically when bound. [Gutter] Specify a binding margin. LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87) Printing Multiple Pages onto One Sheet(P. 103) Printing Booklet (MF244dw)(P. 107)
  • Page 107: Collating Printouts By Page

    Using the Machine as a Printer Collating Printouts by Page 15A8-022 When printing copies of multi-page documents, select [Collate] to print complete sets in sequential page order. This function is useful when preparing handouts for meetings or presentations. [Basic Settings] tab Select [Collate] or [Group] in [Collate/Group] [OK] [Collate/Group]...
  • Page 108 Using the Machine as a Printer ● If you select [Off], whether the printouts are collated or not depends on the setting made on the application. LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87)
  • Page 109: Printing Multiple Pages Onto One Sheet

    ● To save more paper, combine this setting with 2-sided printing. Switching 1-Sided and 2-Sided Printing (MF244dw)(P. 99) [Basic Settings] tab In [Page Layout], select the number of pages to print onto a single sheet [Page Order], select the page distribution layout...
  • Page 110 Select a page distribution layout. For example, if you select [Across from Left], the first page is printed on the top left, and then the rest of the pages are arranged rightward. LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87) Switching 1-Sided and 2-Sided Printing (MF244dw)(P. 99)
  • Page 111: Printing Posters

    Using the Machine as a Printer Printing Posters 15A8-024 You can print one page of a document onto multiple pages. For example, if you make a one-page A4-size document nine times larger, you will have a poster 3x3 A4 size sheets large after you print the document and paste it together.
  • Page 112 Using the Machine as a Printer [Print Margin Borders] Borders are printed on each page. The borders are helpful if you want to paste the printouts together or cut off the margins. [Set Margins for Cutting/Pasting] Prints margins to allow cutting or pasting. To print markings so that margins can be easily identified, select the [Print Marks for Alignment] check box.
  • Page 113: Printing Booklet (mf244dw)

    Select [Booklet Printing] in [1-sided/2-sided/Booklet Printing] Click [Booklet] to specify detailed settings as necessary [OK] [OK] [1-sided/2-sided/Booklet Printing] Select [Booklet Printing]. ● For [1-sided Printing] and [2-sided Printing], see Switching 1-Sided and 2-Sided Printing (MF244dw) (P. 99) . [Booklet] The screen below is displayed.
  • Page 114 Using the Machine as a Printer [Booklet Printing Method] ● [All Pages at Once]: Prints all of the pages at once as a single bundle so that you can make a booklet just by folding the printed pages in half. ●...
  • Page 115: Printing Borders

    Using the Machine as a Printer Printing Borders 15A8-026 You can add borders, such as broken lines or double lines, in the margins of printouts. [Page Setup] tab Click [Page Options] Select the border type in [Edging] [OK] [OK] [Edging] Select the border type.
  • Page 116: Printing Dates And Page Numbers

    Using the Machine as a Printer Printing Dates and Page Numbers 15A8-027 You can print the information such as dates or page numbers, and you can specify where to print this information on the document (upper-left, lower-right, etc.). [Page Setup] tab Click [Page Options] Select the print position of the print date, user name or page number...
  • Page 117 Using the Machine as a Printer LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87) Printing Borders(P. 109) Printing Watermarks(P. 112)
  • Page 118: Printing Watermarks

    Using the Machine as a Printer Printing Watermarks 15A8-028 You can print watermarks such as "COPY" or "CONFIDENTIAL" over the document. You can create new watermarks or use pre-registered watermarks. [Page Setup] tab Select the [Watermark] check box Select a watermark from the drop-down list [OK] [Watermark] Select the [Watermark] check box to display the list of the watermarks in the drop-down list.
  • Page 119 Using the Machine as a Printer [Add] Click to create a new watermark. Up to 50 watermarks can be registered. [Name] Enter the created watermark name. [Attributes]/[Alignment]/[Print Style] Click each tab to specify the text, color, or print position of the watermark. For more information, click [Help] on the printer driver screen.
  • Page 120: Selecting Document Type

    Using the Machine as a Printer Selecting Document Type 15A8-029 You can specify the document type to ensure optimal image quality. There are different settings for photo documents, documents that have charts or graphs, and documents that have design drawings with fine lines. [Quality] tab Select the document type in [Objective] [OK]...
  • Page 121 Using the Machine as a Printer ● To specify detailed settings for each item selected on [Objective], click [Advanced Settings]. For more information, click [Help] on the printer driver screen. LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87)
  • Page 122: Saving Toner

    Using the Machine as a Printer Saving Toner 15A8-02A You can set the printer driver to print documents using less toner. ● When the toner save setting is enabled, fine lines and portions with lighter print density may become blurred. [Quality] tab Select the document type in [Objective] Click [Advanced Settings]...
  • Page 123: Advanced Settings

    Using the Machine as a Printer [Advanced Settings] A screen with settings is displayed. Click [Toner Save] and select [On] from the drop-down list on the bottom of the screen. ● You can specify whether to enable the toner save setting for each document type. Specify the toner save setting for each document type listed in [Objective].
  • Page 124: Combining And Printing Multiple Documents

    Combining and Printing Multiple Documents 15A8-02C By using Canon PageComposer, you can combine multiple documents into one print job and print the job with specified print settings. This function, for example, enables you to combine documents made with different applications and print all of the pages in the same paper size.
  • Page 125 Using the Machine as a Printer ➠ The Canon PageComposer starts. Printing does not start in this step. Repeat steps 1 to 4 for the documents you want to combine. ➠ The documents are added to the Canon PageComposer. From the [Document Name] list, select the documents to combine, and click ●...
  • Page 126 1-sided/2-sided printing. The settings specified here are applied to the whole print job. ● For more information, click [Help] on the Canon PageComposer screen. [Details] Displays the print setting screen of the printer driver. There are fewer settings available than when using...
  • Page 127 Using the Machine as a Printer On the [Document Name] list, select the combined-document print job you want to print, and click ➠ Printing starts. ● For instructions on how to cancel printing, see Canceling Prints(P. 91) . LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87)
  • Page 128: Configuring Print Settings To Your Needs

    Using the Machine as a Printer Configuring Print Settings to Your Needs 15A8-02E You can register combinations of settings as "Profiles" to suit your different printing needs. Also, you can register the settings that you frequently use as the default setting. Once the default setting is set, the registered settings are automatically displayed on the printer driver screen, and you can skip the operations to specify the print settings and print immediately.
  • Page 129: Registering Combinations Of Frequently Used Print Settings

    Using the Machine as a Printer Registering Combinations of Frequently Used Print Settings 15A8-02F Specifying combinations of settings such as "1-sided landscape orientation on A4 size paper" every time you print may be time consuming. If you register these frequently used combinations of print settings as "profiles," you can specify printing settings simply by selecting one of these profiles from the list.
  • Page 130: Selecting A Profile

    Using the Machine as a Printer Selecting a Profile Select the profile that suits your needs, and click [OK]. Changing the settings of the selected profile ● You can change the settings of a selected profile. In addition, the changed settings can be registered as another profile.
  • Page 131: Changing Default Settings

    Using the Machine as a Printer Changing Default Settings 15A8-02H The default settings are the settings that are first displayed whenever you open the print settings screen of the printer driver, but you can change them. For example, if you want to print all documents in such manner that each two pages are shrinked and printed on one page, specify [2 on 1] as the user default of page layout.
  • Page 132 Using the Machine as a Printer LINKS Printing a Document(P. 87) Various Print Settings(P. 95)
  • Page 133 Using the Machine as a Scanner Using the Machine as a Scanner ......................128 ..............129 Preparing to Use the Machine as a Scanner (MF244dw / MF232w) ..........................130 Scanning from the Machine ......................133 Scanning Using the [Scan -> PC] Key ..........................
  • Page 134: Using The Machine As A Scanner

    Scanning from Mobile Devices (MF244dw / MF232w) ● Linking mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets to this machine provides a quick and easy way to scan documents set on this machine. Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 142)
  • Page 135: Preparing To Use The Machine As A Scanner (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Preparing to Use the Machine as a Scanner 15A8-02K Make sure that the machine and your computer are connected and all software is installed. For how to check, see "MF Driver Installation Guide." To connect via a wireless or wired LAN, you must register this machine in MF Network Scanner Selector.
  • Page 136: Scanning From The Machine

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Scanning from the Machine 15A8-02L The sequence of "scanning a document and saving it to a computer" can be done entirely from the machine. Scan while specifying what computer documents will be saved to; whether to scan documents in color or black and white; whether to save documents as PDFs or JPEGs;...
  • Page 137 You cannot scan while the ScanGear MF is displayed. Close the screen before scanning. When placing documents in the feeder in step 1 (MF244dw) When scanning is complete, the save destination folder is displayed on the computer. When placing documents on the platen glass in step 1 When scanning is complete, follow the procedure below (when file format is PDF).
  • Page 138 Using the Machine as a Scanner ● The save destination folder is displayed on the computer. About the save destination folder ● By default, the scanned data is saved to the [My Documents] folder. A subfolder named with the scanning date is created, and the data is saved to that folder.
  • Page 139: Scanning Using The [scan -> Pc] Key

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Scanning Using the [Scan -> PC] Key 15A8-02R Place a document on the machine, and press (for MF232w, ), and scanning starts immediately. The type of scan (color or black and white), the save destination for the document, and other settings can be registered to a button, and documents can be scanned using those settings.
  • Page 140 Select this setting to erase registered settings. <USB Connection> Select this setting if the machine and computer are connected via USB. <Network Connection> (MF244dw / MF232w) Select this setting if the machine and computer are connected via a network. Select the destination computer, and press ●...
  • Page 141: Scan Type

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Scan type Color Resolution File format <Custom 1> Color 300 dpi JPEG (Exif) <Custom 2> Color 300 dpi JPEG (Exif) Documents are scanned in black and white only, with no intermediate shades of gray. A PDF format where characters on the document are scanned as text data and the text can be searched using a computer.
  • Page 142 You cannot scan while the ScanGear MF is displayed. Close the screen before scanning. When placing documents in the feeder in step 1 (MF244dw) When scanning is complete, the save destination folder is displayed on the computer. When placing documents on the platen glass in step 1 When scanning is complete, follow the procedure below (when file format is PDF).
  • Page 143: Scanning From A Computer

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Scanning from a Computer 15A8-02S There are two ways to scan from a computer: using MF Scan Utility and using an application such as an image- processing or word-processing application. Scanning Using MF Scan Utility MF Scan Utility is an application included with the machine that enables you to scan documents or images to a computer.
  • Page 144: Scanning Using An Application

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Scanning Using an Application 15A8-02U You can scan documents from applications such as image-processing or word- processing software. The scanned image is directly loaded in the application, allowing you to edit or process the image immediately. The following procedure varies depending on the application.
  • Page 145 Using the Machine as a Scanner ➠ Scanning of the document starts. ● When scanning is complete, the scanned image is forwarded to an application. LINKS Configuring Scan Settings in ScanGear MF(P. 140)
  • Page 146: Configuring Scan Settings In Scangear Mf

    Using the Machine as a Scanner Configuring Scan Settings in ScanGear MF 15A8-02W ScanGear MF is a scanner driver included with the machine. You can use ScanGear MF to configure advanced scan settings when you scan. The way of starting ScanGear MF differs depending of the way of scanning from the computer. Starting from MF Scan Utility When scanning from MF Scan Utility, click [ScanGear] to start ScanGear MF.
  • Page 147 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) ......142 ......................... 143 Connecting to a Mobile Device ....................
  • Page 148: Can Be Used Conveniently With A Mobile Device (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device 15A8-02X Combining the machine with a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet enables you to use an appropriate application to perform printing, scan, or other operation with ease. You can also use a mobile device to operate the machine remotely, check the printing status, and change machine's settings.
  • Page 149: Connecting To A Mobile Device

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Connecting to a Mobile Device 15A8-02Y When connecting the machine to a mobile device, you can select whether to connect via a wireless LAN router or Direct Connection. Select the connection method that best suits your environment and devices.
  • Page 150: Make Direct Connection (access Point Mode)

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Make Direct Connection (Access Point Mode) 15A8-030 Even in an environment without wireless LAN router, you can connect your mobile device and the machine without going through difficult settings when you use "Access Point Mode," which allows you to wirelessly and directly connect your mobile device to the machine.
  • Page 151 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Connecting from a mobile device ● Based on the SSID and network key displayed in the display, make wireless LAN connection settings for connecting to the machine. ● The screen below appears in the display during the connection process.
  • Page 152 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting an arbitrary SSID and network key ● You can enter and set the SSID and network key used for Direct Connection yourself. Setting any SSID allows up to 5 devices to connect to the machine at the same time.
  • Page 153: Making The Best Use Of The Machine By Utilizing Applications

    You can use an appropriate application that enables you to perform printing, scanning, or other operation by operating the machine from your mobile device. The machine supports a dedicated application from Canon and various other applications. You can select the most appropriate application to your mobile device, the purpose, the situation, and so on.
  • Page 154: Using Airprint

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Using AirPrint 15A8-032 You can print or scan without using drivers by sending print data from Apple devices. AirPrint settings Configuring AirPrint Settings(P. 148) Displaying the Screen for AirPrint(P. 151) Functions of the AirPrint Printing with AirPrint(P.
  • Page 155 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Click [Edit]. Specify the required settings, and click [OK]. [Use AirPrint] Select the check box to enable AirPrint. To disable AirPrint, clear the check box. [Printer Name]/[Location]/[Speed/Image Quality Priority]/[Latitude]/[Longitude] Enter the name and the installation location information to help you identify this machine when operating your Apple device.
  • Page 156: Changing Print Settings

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) If you select the [Use AirPrint] check box The following items are also set to <On> automatically. ● <mDNS Settings> for IPv4 and IPv6 Configuring DNS(P. 212) ● <Use HTTP>...
  • Page 157 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Turning the function On/Off You can turn on/off the scan function available with AirPrint. The factory default setting is <On>. <Network Settings> <TCP/IP Settings> <Network Link Scan Settings> <Use Network Link Scan>...
  • Page 158 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Trademarks Apple, Bonjour, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, Mac OS, OS X, and Safari are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. AirPrint and the AirPrint logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
  • Page 159: Printing With Airprint

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Printing with AirPrint 15A8-033 You do not necessarily need to use a computer for printing e-mails, photos, Web pages, and other documents. AirPrint enables you to print directly from Apple devices such as iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
  • Page 160: Printing From Mac

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) From the application on your Apple device, tap to display the menu options. From the drop-down list, tap [Print]. Select this machine from [Printer] in [Printer Options]. ● The printers connected to the network are displayed. Select this machine in this step.
  • Page 161 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Specify the print settings as necessary. ● The available settings and paper sizes differ depending on the application you are using. ● You can specify the halftones setting for image files using the operation panel.
  • Page 162: Scanning With Airprint

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Scanning with AirPrint 15A8-034 You can use AirPrint to transfer the data scanned by the machine directly to a Mac. System Requirements To scan with AirPrint, you need a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later installed.
  • Page 163 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Click [Open Scanner]. ➠ The [Scanner] screen is displayed. Configure the scan settings as necessary. Click [Scan]. ➠ Scanning starts, and scanned data is displayed.
  • Page 164: If Airprint Cannot Be Used

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) If AirPrint Cannot Be Used 15A8-035 If AirPrint cannot be used, try taking the following solutions. ● Make sure that the machine is turned ON. If the machine is turned ON, first turn it OFF, then wait for at least 10 seconds and then turn it back ON to check if the problem is solved.
  • Page 165: Using Google Cloud Print

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Using Google Cloud Print 15A8-036 Google Cloud Print is a service that enables a user who has a Google account to print from applications compatible with Google Cloud Print via a smartphone, tablet, or computer connected to the Internet. Unlike conventional printing from a computer, Google Cloud Print enables you to print without using a printer driver.
  • Page 166 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) ● If a screen for entering a PIN is displayed, enter the PIN with the numeric keys and press Setting the System Manager PIN(P. 229) Select <Google Cloud Print Settings>...
  • Page 167 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Click [Register] in [Registration Status]. If [Register] is unavailable ● You need to enable Google Cloud Print. Click [Edit], select the [Use Google Cloud Print] check box, and then click [OK].
  • Page 168 Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) For the registration procedure, see the instruction manual for your mobile device or the Google Cloud Print website.
  • Page 169: Managing The Machine Remotely

    Can Be Used Conveniently with a Mobile Device (MF244dw / MF232w) Managing the Machine Remotely 15A8-037 You can use the Remote UI from a Web browser installed on your mobile device. This allows you to check the machine's status and specify machine's settings from your mobile device. Note that the Remote UI screen may not be displayed properly for some devices and environments.
  • Page 170 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ....................... 165 ..........................166 Connecting to a Network ......................168 Selecting Wired LAN or Wireless LAN ........................... 169 Connecting to a Wired LAN ........................170 Connecting to a Wireless LAN ................
  • Page 171: Network (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Network 15A8-038 The machine has been designed for flexibility of use across a variety of environments, and it includes advanced technologies in addition to basic network features. Do not worry if you are not a network expert, because the machine has also been designed for convenience and ease of use.
  • Page 172: Connecting To A Network

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Connecting to a Network 15A8-039 When connecting the machine to a wired or wireless local area network (LAN), you need to set an IP address unique to the selected network. Select "wired" or "wireless" depending on your communication environment and networking devices.
  • Page 173 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ● To connect to an IEEE 802.1X network, see Configuring IEEE 802.1X Authentication(P. 252) Select wired or wireless LAN. Selecting Wired LAN or Wireless LAN(P. 168) Connect to a wired or wireless LAN. ● Proceed to the section that corresponds to the setting you selected in step 2.
  • Page 174: Selecting Wired Lan Or Wireless Lan

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Selecting Wired LAN or Wireless LAN 15A8-03A After you decide on wired or wireless LAN to connect the machine to the computer, select wired LAN or wireless LAN using the operation panel. For how to connect to and specify settings for a wireless LAN/wired LAN, see "Getting Started"...
  • Page 175: Connecting To A Wired Lan

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Connecting to a Wired LAN 15A8-03C Connect the machine to a computer via a router. Use a LAN cable to connect the machine to the router. Connect a LAN cable. ● Connect the machine to a router by using a LAN cable.
  • Page 176: Connecting To A Wireless Lan

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Connecting to a Wireless LAN 15A8-03E Wireless routers (or access points) connect the machine to a computer via radio waves. If your wireless router is equipped with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), configuring your network is automatic and easy. If your networking devices do not support automatic configuration, or if you want to specify authentication and encryption settings in detail, you need to manually set up the connection.
  • Page 177 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ◼ Push Button Mode Find the WPS mark shown below on the package of your wireless router. Also make sure that there is a WPS button on your networking device. Setting Up Connection Using WPS Push Button Mode(P. 172) ◼...
  • Page 178: Setting Up Connection Using Wps Push Button Mode

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting Up Connection Using WPS Push Button Mode 15A8-03F If your wireless router supports WPS push button mode, you can easily set up a connection with a WPS button. How to operate the wireless router may vary on each device. See the instruction manuals for your networking device for help.
  • Page 179 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) If an error message is displayed during setup Press and return to step 5. Check that the Wi-Fi indicator is blinking on the operation panel. ● The Wi-Fi indicator blinks when a wireless router is detected.
  • Page 180: Setting Up Connection Using Wps Pin Code Mode

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting Up Connection Using WPS PIN Code Mode 15A8-03H If your wireless router supports WPS PIN code mode, generate a PIN code with the machine and register the code to the networking device. How to operate the wireless router may vary on each device. See the instruction manuals for your networking device for help.
  • Page 181 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ● A PIN code is generated. From a Computer Register the generated PIN code to the wireless router. ● Register the PIN code on the setup screen displayed in step 1. ● The PIN code must be registered within 10 minutes after pressing in step 7.
  • Page 182 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Reducing power consumption You can set the machine to enter <Power Save Mode> based on signals emitted from the wireless router. Power Save Mode (P. 288) If the IP address of the machine has changed In a DHCP environment, the IP address of the machine may be changed automatically. If this happens, the connection is maintained as long as the machine and the computer belong to the same subnet.
  • Page 183: Setting Up Connection By Selecting A Wireless Router

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting Up Connection by Selecting a Wireless Router 15A8-03J You can search the wireless routers (or access points) available for connection and select one from the display of the machine. For the network key, enter a WEP key or TKIP. Before selecting a wireless router, check and write down the required setup information, including the SSID and network key ( Checking the SSID and Network Key(P.
  • Page 184 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) If <Cannot find the access point.> is displayed When an Error Message Appears(P. 347) . Select a wireless LAN router, and press ● Select the router whose SSID matches the one that you have written down.
  • Page 185 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ● When the setup is completed, the screen below is displayed, and approximately 2 seconds later, the Wi-Fi indicator lights up. ● Wait approximately 2 minutes until the IP address settings of the machine are completed.
  • Page 186: Setting Up Connection By Specifying Detailed Settings

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings 15A8-03K If you want to specify the security settings in detail or cannot establish the wireless connection using the other procedures, manually enter all the required information for the wireless LAN connection. Before specifying detailed...
  • Page 187 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Using WEP Select <WEP>, and press Select an authentication method, and press <Open System> Sets open system authentication, which is also called "open authentication." <Shared Key> Uses the WEP key as a password. When <Open System> is selected When connecting to a wireless LAN, the machine experiences an authentication error if the shared key authentication is set on the wireless router.
  • Page 188 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Select the WEP key you have edited, and press Using WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK Select <WPA/WPA2-PSK>, and press Select an encryption method, and press <Auto> Sets the machine to automatically select AES-CCMP or TKIP to match the setting of the wireless router.
  • Page 189 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ● When the setup is completed, the screen below is displayed, and approximately 2 seconds later, the Wi-Fi indicator lights up. ● Wait approximately 2 minutes until the IP address settings of the machine are completed.
  • Page 190: Checking The Ssid And Network Key

    The SSID or the network key may have been changed. If you do not know the SSID or the network key, you can check them by using the Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant included with the provided DVD-ROM. The Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant can be used on a computer connected to a wireless LAN.
  • Page 191 ● If the above screen is not displayed Displaying the [Software Programs/Manuals Setup] Screen(P. 435) ● If [AutoPlay] is displayed, click [Run MInst.exe]. Click [Start] for [Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant]. Read the License Agreement and click [Yes] to agree.
  • Page 192 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Check the information displayed for the wireless router. ● Write down the necessary information. If you do not know what information is necessary, write down all the information that is displayed. If wireless routers are not found Click [Refresh].
  • Page 193: Setting Ip Addresses

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting IP Addresses 15A8-03R Connecting the machine to a network requires a unique network IP address. Two versions of IP addresses are available: IPv4 and IPv6. Configure these settings depending on the network environment. To use IPv6 addresses, you...
  • Page 194: Setting Ipv4 Address

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting IPv4 Address 15A8-03S The machine's IPv4 address can be either assigned automatically by a dynamic IP addressing protocol, such as DHCP, or entered manually. When connecting the machine to a wired LAN, make sure that the connectors of the LAN cable are firmly inserted into the ports ( Connecting to a Wired LAN(P.
  • Page 195 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Select <DHCP>, <BOOTP>, or <RARP>, and press If you do not want to use DHCP/BOOTP/RARP to assign an IP address Select <Off>. If you select <DHCP>, <BOOTP>, or <RARP> when these services are unavailable, the machine will waste time and communications resources searching the network for these services.
  • Page 196: Testing The Network Connection

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Checking whether the settings are correct Make sure that the Remote UI screen can be displayed with your computer ( Starting Remote UI(P. 273) ). If a computer is not available, you can check the connection by using the operation panel ( Testing the Network Connection(P.
  • Page 197: Setting Ipv6 Addresses

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting IPv6 Addresses 15A8-03U The IPv6 addresses of the machine can be configured via the Remote UI. Before setting IPv6 addresses, check the IPv4 address settings ( Viewing IPv4 Settings(P. 194) ). You need to set the correct IPv4 settings to use IPv6 addresses.
  • Page 198 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Click [Edit] in [IPv6 Settings]. Select the [Use IPv6] check box and configure the required settings. [Use IPv6]...
  • Page 199 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Select the check box to enable IPv6 on the machine. When not using IPv6, clear the check box. [Use Stateless Address] Select the check box when using a stateless address. When not using a stateless address, clear the check box.
  • Page 200: Viewing Network Settings

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Viewing Network Settings 15A8-03W Viewing IPv4 Settings(P. 194) Viewing IPv6 Settings(P. 194) Viewing the MAC Address for Wired LAN(P. 194) Viewing the MAC Address and Information for Wireless LAN(P. 195) ● The IP address is not correctly configured if it is displayed as "0.0.0.0".
  • Page 201 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) to select <Network Settings>, and press ● If a screen for entering a PIN is displayed, enter the PIN with the numeric keys and press Setting the System Manager PIN(P. 229) Select <Ethernet Driver Settings>, and press...
  • Page 202 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Viewing WEP and WPA/WPA2-PSK information Select <Security Settings>, and press Confirm and select the current security setting, and press ● If the security settings are not configured, <None> is displayed. Select the setting to view, and press WPA/WPA2-PSK ●...
  • Page 203: Configuring The Machine For Printing From A Computer

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configuring the Machine for Printing from a Computer 15A8-03X When using the machine as a network printer, you can configure the protocols and ports used for printing and create a print server for the machine. Before configuring the machine for printing from a computer, perform the basic setup procedures, including the printer driver installation.
  • Page 204: Configuring Printing Protocols And Wsd Functions

    Configure the protocols that are used for printing documents from a networked computer. The protocols supported by the machine include LPD, RAW, and WSD (Web Services on Devices). To change protocols' port numbers, see Changing Port Numbers (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 241) . Start the Remote UI and log on in System Manager Mode. Starting Remote UI(P.
  • Page 205: Configuring Wsd

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configure the settings as necessary. [Use LPD Printing] Select the check box to print via LPD. When not using LPD printing, clear the check box. [Use RAW Printing] Select the check box to print via RAW. When not using RAW printing, clear the check box.
  • Page 206 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) [Use WSD Printing] Select the check box to print via WSD. When not using WSD printing, clear the check box. [Use WSD Browsing] Select the check box to obtain information about the machine from a computer via WSD. This check box is automatically selected when the [Use WSD Printing] check box is selected.
  • Page 207: Configuring Printer Ports

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configuring Printer Ports 15A8-040 Printing errors can occur when the IP address of the machine has been changed, or when a printer has been added via the Windows printer folder. These errors are typically caused by incorrect printer port settings. For example, an incorrect port number or port type may have been specified.
  • Page 208 Windows printer folder during the printer driver installation. Click [Add Port]. Select [Canon MFNP Port] in [Available port types] and click [New Port]. Click [Auto Detect], select the machine when it is detected, and click [Next].
  • Page 209 Configuring Printing Protocols and WSD Functions(P. 198) ) or port numbers Changing Port Numbers (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 241) ) have been changed on the machine, the corresponding settings on the computer must also be configured. This change is only available for LPR or RAW ports.
  • Page 210: Setting Up Print Server

    When implementing a print server in a domain environment, consult your Network Administrator. To obtain device information when using a print server ● Canon Driver Information Assist Service must be added during the printer driver installation. For more information, see "MF Driver Installation Guide." Open the printer folder.
  • Page 211 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) When [Change Sharing Options] is displayed Click [Change Sharing Options]. If the [User Account Control] dialog box appears, click [Yes] (or [Continue]). Install additional drivers as necessary. ● This operation is required if you want to install MF Drivers in other computers running a different bit architecture via the print server.
  • Page 212 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Print server Select the check box for 32-bit operating systems [x64] 64-bit operating systems [x86] under [Processor] If you do not know whether your Windows Vista/7/8/10/Server 2008/Server 2012 is a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system, see Checking the Bit Architecture(P.
  • Page 213: Configuring The Machine For Your Network Environment

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configuring the Machine for Your Network Environment 15A8-042 The configuration of a network varies depending on the purpose of the network. Specify the settings necessary to suit your network environment.
  • Page 214: Configuring Ethernet Settings

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configuring Ethernet Settings 15A8-043 Ethernet is a standard for communicating data in a local area network (LAN). You can set the communication mode (half-duplex/full-duplex) and the Ethernet type (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX). In general, the machine can be used without changing the defaults ( Ethernet Driver Settings(P.
  • Page 215 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Select the Ethernet type. ● Select <Ethernet Type> select <10BASE-T> or <100BASE-TX> Select <Apply>, and press LINKS Changing the Maximum Transmission Unit(P. 210) Setting a Wait Time for Connecting to a Network(P. 211)
  • Page 216: Changing The Maximum Transmission Unit

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Changing the Maximum Transmission Unit 15A8-044 In most Ethernet networks, the maximum size of a packet that can be sent is 1500 bytes. A packet refers to a chunk of data into which the original data is divided before being sent. The maximum transmission unit (MTU) may vary on each network.
  • Page 217: Setting A Wait Time For Connecting To A Network

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting a Wait Time for Connecting to a Network 15A8-045 When a network is designed to enjoy redundant connectivity with multiple switching hubs or bridges, it must have a mechanism to prevent packets from looping. One effective solution is to define the role of each switch port. However, communication may still be disrupted for several tens of seconds immediately after you change the way that network devices are connected, or if you add a new device.
  • Page 218: Configuring Dns

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configuring DNS 15A8-046 DNS (Domain Name System) provides a service for name resolution that associates a host (or domain) name with an IP address. Configure the DNS, mDNS, or DHCP option settings as necessary. Note that the procedures for configuring DNS are different for IPv4 and IPv6.
  • Page 219 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configure IPv4 DNS settings. [DNS Settings] [Primary DNS Server Address] Enter the IP address of a DNS server. [Secondary DNS Server Address] Enter the IP address of a secondary DNS server, if any. [Host Name] Enter up to 47 alphanumeric characters for the host name of the machine that is to be registered to the DNS server.
  • Page 220 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Click [OK]. Configuring IPv6 DNS Click [Edit] in [IPv6 Settings]. Configure IPv6 DNS settings. ● The [Use IPv6] check box must be selected to configure the settings. Setting IPv6 Addresses(P. 191) [DNS Settings] [Primary DNS Server Address] Enter the IP address of a DNS server.
  • Page 221 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) [Use Same Host Name/Domain Name as IPv4] Select the check box to use the same host and domain names as in IPv4. [Host Name] Enter up to 47 alphanumeric characters for the host name of the machine that is to be registered to the DNS server.
  • Page 222: Configuring Sntp

    Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Configuring SNTP 15A8-047 Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) enables you to adjust the system clock by using the time server on the network. The protocol is typically used for synchronizing the machine and a server. The time is adjusted based on Coordinated Universal Time...
  • Page 223 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Select the [Use SNTP] check box and specify the required settings. [Use SNTP] Select the check box to use SNTP for synchronization. If you do not want to use SNTP, clear the check box. [NTP Server Name] Enter the IP address of the NTP or the SNTP server.
  • Page 224: Monitoring And Controlling The Machine With Snmp

    The machine does not support the trap notification feature of SNMP. ● To change the port number of SNMP, see Changing Port Numbers (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 241) . ● SNMP management software, when installed on a computer on the network, enables you to configure, monitor, and control the machine remotely from the computer.
  • Page 225 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) Click [Network Settings] [SNMP Settings]. Click [Edit]. Specify SNMPv1 settings. ● If you do not need to change SNMPv1 settings, proceed to the next step.
  • Page 226 Permits only viewing the values of MIB objects. [Use Dedicated Community] Dedicated Community is a preset community, intended exclusively for Administrators using Canon software. Select the check box to use Dedicated Community. If you do not need to use Dedicated Community, clear the check box.
  • Page 227 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) [Use SNMPv3] Select the check box to enable SNMPv3. You can specify the rest of SNMPv3 settings only when this check box is selected. [Enable User] Select the check box to enable [User Settings 1]/[User Settings 2]/[User Settings 3]. To disable user settings, clear the corresponding check box.
  • Page 228 Network (MF244dw / MF232w) ● With SNMP, the printer management information, such as printing protocols and printer ports, can be monitored and obtained regularly from a computer on the network. [Acquire Printer Management Information from Host] Select the check box to enable monitoring of the printer management information of the machine via SNMP.
  • Page 229 ..........................228 Setting Access Privileges ......................229 Setting the System Manager PIN ..................231 Setting a Remote UI PIN (MF244dw / MF232w) ............233 Restricting Communication by Using Firewalls (MF244dw / MF232w) ..................... 234 Specifying IP Addresses for Firewall Rules ..................
  • Page 230: Security

    Establishing the Basics of Information Security Protecting the Machine from Unauthorized Access(P. 225) ◼ Preparing for Risks from Negligence or Misuse Restricting the Machine's Functions (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 245) ◼ Implementing Robust Security Features Implementing Robust Security Features (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 248)
  • Page 231: Protecting The Machine From Unauthorized Access

    Security Protecting the Machine from Unauthorized Access 15A8-04A Prevent unauthorized third parties from accessing and using the machine. You can implement multiple security measures, such as using firewalls and changing port numbers.
  • Page 232: Preventing Unauthorized Access

    Security Measures to Prevent Unauthorized Access from the External Network Assigning a Private IP Address (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 226) Using Firewall to Restrict Transmission (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 227) Specifying the TLS Encrypted Communication (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 227) Setting PIN to Manage Information Stored in the Multifunction Machine(P.
  • Page 233 IP address of the external network. The function installed to a Canon printer/multifunction machine enables you to set up the IP address filter. For information on how to set up an IP address filter, see Specifying IP Addresses for Firewall Rules(P.
  • Page 234: Setting Access Privileges

    Setting the System Manager PIN(P. 229) Remote UI PIN (Remote UI Access PIN) This is a PIN for using the Remote UI. Only users who know the PIN can access the Remote UI. Setting a Remote UI PIN (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 231)
  • Page 235: Setting The System Manager Pin

    Security Setting the System Manager PIN 15A8-04F Set a System Manager PIN that is intended exclusively for Administrators. You can access <Network Settings>, <System Management Settings>, etc. only when the PIN has been entered correctly. It is recommended that only Administrators know the PIN.
  • Page 236 Checking System Manager Information(P. 280) If PIN is forgotten ● Do not forget your PIN. If you forget your PIN, contact your authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. If a System Manager PIN is Set ● If you try to access <Network Settings>, <System Management Settings>, etc., the following screen is displayed.
  • Page 237: Setting A Remote Ui Pin (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Security Setting a Remote UI PIN 15A8-04H You can set a PIN for access to the Remote UI. All users use a common PIN. Start the Remote UI and log on in System Manager Mode. Starting Remote UI(P. 273) Click [Settings/Registration]. Click [Security Settings] [Remote UI Settings].
  • Page 238 Security [Use Remote UI Access PIN] If you select this check box, you must enter a PIN to access the Remote UI. [Set/Change PIN] To set a PIN, select the check box and enter a number of up to seven digits both in the [PIN] and [Confirm] text boxes.
  • Page 239: Restricting Communication By Using Firewalls (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Security Restricting Communication by Using Firewalls 15A8-04J Without proper security, unauthorized third parties can access computers and other communication devices that are connected to a network. To prevent this unauthorized access, specify the settings for packet filter, a feature that restricts communication to devices with specified IP addresses or MAC addresses.
  • Page 240: Specifying Ip Addresses For Firewall Rules

    Security Specifying IP Addresses for Firewall Rules 15A8-04K You can either limit communication to only devices with specified IP addresses, or block devices with specified IP addresses but permit other communications. You can specify a single IP address or a range of IP addresses. ●...
  • Page 241 Security [IPv4 Address: Inbound Filter] Select to restrict receiving data from the machine to a computer by specifying IPv4 addresses. [IPv6 Address: Inbound Filter] Select to restrict receiving data from the machine to a computer by specifying IPv6 addresses. Specify the settings for packet filtering. [Blocked Addresses] Register addresses to be blocked, as well as check or delete registered blocked addresses.
  • Page 242 Security Registered address Result Restricts communication (received) with devices having their IP addresses entered [Blocked Addresses] for [Address to Register]. Communication is allowed with devices with any other IP addresses. Allows communication (received) only with devices having their IP addresses entered [Allowed Addresses] for [Address to Register], and restricts communication with devices with any other IP addresses.
  • Page 243 Security You can enable or disable the IP Address Filter settings from <Menu>. IPv4 Address Filter (P. 331) IPv6 Address Filter (P. 332) LINKS Specifying MAC Addresses for Firewall Rules(P. 238)
  • Page 244: Specifying Mac Addresses For Firewall Rules

    Security Specifying MAC Addresses for Firewall Rules 15A8-04L You can limit communication to only devices with specified MAC addresses, or block devices with specified MAC addresses but permit other communications. Up to 10 MAC addresses can be specified. This function is unavailable when the machine is connected to a wireless LAN. Start the Remote UI and log on in System Manager Mode.
  • Page 245 Security [Inbound Filter] Select to restrict receiving data from the machine to a computer by specifying MAC addresses. Specify the settings for packet filtering. Select the [Use Filter] check box. ● Select the check box to restrict communication. Clear the check box to disable the restriction. Specify the address.
  • Page 246 Security You can enable or disable the MAC Address Filter settings from <Menu>. MAC Address Filter (P. 332) LINKS Specifying IP Addresses for Firewall Rules(P. 234)
  • Page 247: Changing Port Numbers (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Specify the port number settings depending on the network environment. To change the port number for proxy server, see Setting a Proxy (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 243) . Press to select <Network Settings>, and press ●...
  • Page 248 Security Configuring Printer Ports(P. 201)
  • Page 249: Setting A Proxy (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Security Setting a Proxy 15A8-04S A proxy (or HTTP proxy server) refers to a computer or software that carries out HTTP communication for other devices, especially when communicating with resources outside the network, such as when browsing Web sites. The client devices connect to the outside network through the proxy server, and do not communicate directly to the resources outside.
  • Page 250 Security Select the [Use Proxy] check box and specify the required settings. [Use Proxy] Select the check box to use the specified proxy server when communicating with an HTTP server. [HTTP Proxy Server Address] Enter the address of the proxy server. Specify the IP address or host name depending on the environment. [HTTP Proxy Server Port Number] Change the port number as necessary.
  • Page 251: Restricting The Machine's Functions (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Security Restricting the Machine's Functions 15A8-04U Some of the functions of the machine may rarely be used or provide opportunities for misuse. For security purposes, the machine can be set to limit its capabilities by partially or completely disabling these functions. Disabling HTTP Communication and Remote Management Disabling HTTP Communication(P.
  • Page 252: Disabling Http Communication

    System Manager PIN(P. 229) Select <TCP/IP Settings> <Use HTTP>. Select <Off>, and press <Off> Disables HTTP communication. <On> Enables HTTP communication. LINKS Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 272) Changing Port Numbers (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 241) Configuring Printing Protocols and WSD Functions(P. 198)
  • Page 253: Disabling Remote Ui

    If a screen for entering a PIN is displayed, enter the PIN with the numeric keys and press Setting the System Manager PIN(P. 229) Select <Remote UI Settings> <Use Remote UI>. Select <Off>, and press <Off> Disables the Remote UI. <On> Enables the Remote UI. LINKS Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 272) Disabling HTTP Communication(P. 246)
  • Page 254: Implementing Robust Security Features (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Security Implementing Robust Security Features 15A8-04Y Authorized users may incur unanticipated losses from attacks by malicious third parties, such as sniffing, spoofing, and tampering of data as it flows over a network. To protect your important and valuable information from these attacks, the machine supports the following features to enhance security and secrecy.
  • Page 255: Enabling Tls Encrypted Communication For The Remote Ui

    Security Enabling TLS Encrypted Communication for the Remote 15A8-050 You can encrypt communication between the machine and a Web browser on the computer by using Transport Layer Security (TLS). TLS is a mechanism for encrypting data sent or received over the network. TLS must be enabled when the Remote UI is used for specifying settings for IEEE 802.1X authentication (TTLS/PEAP) or SNMPv3.
  • Page 256 Security Click [Register Default Key] on the right of the key pair you want to use. Viewing details of a certificate ● You can check the details of the certificate or verify the certificate by clicking the corresponding text link under [Key Name], or the certificate icon.
  • Page 257 Security Select the [Use TLS] check box and click [OK]. Using the operation panel ● You can also enable or disable TLS encrypted communication from <Menu>. Use TLS(P. 331) Starting the Remote UI with TLS ● If you try to start the Remote UI when TLS is enabled, a security alert may be displayed regarding the security certificate.
  • Page 258: Configuring Ieee 802.1x Authentication

    Security Configuring IEEE 802.1X Authentication 15A8-051 The machine can connect to an 802.1X network as a client device. A typical 802.1X network consists of a RADIUS server (authentication server), LAN switch (authenticator), and client devices with authentication software (supplicants). If a device tries to connect to the 802.1X network, the device must go through user authentication in order to prove that the connection is made by an authorized user.
  • Page 259 Security Click [Network Settings] [IEEE 802.1X Settings]. Click [Edit]. Select the [Use IEEE 802.1X] check box, enter the login name in the [Login Name] text box, and specify the required settings.
  • Page 260 Security [Use IEEE 802.1X] Select the check box to enable IEEE 802.1X authentication. [Login Name] Enter up to 24 alphanumeric characters for a name (EAP identity) that is used for identifying the user. Setting TLS Select the [Use TLS] check box and click [Key and Certificate]. Click [Register Default Key] on the right of the key pair you want to use for the client authentication.
  • Page 261 Security Internal protocol for TTLS ● You can select MSCHAPv2 or PAP. If you want to use PAP, click the [PAP] radio button. Click [Change User Name/Password]. ● To specify a user name other than the login name, clear the [Use Login Name as User Name] check box.
  • Page 262 Security [User Name] Enter up to 24 alphanumeric characters for the user name. [Change Password] To set or change the password, select the check box and enter up to 24 alphanumeric characters for the new password both in the [Password] and [Confirm] text boxes. Click [OK].
  • Page 263: Configuring Settings For Key Pairs And Digital Certificates

    Security Configuring Settings for Key Pairs and Digital Certificates 15A8-052 In order to encrypt communication with a remote device, an encryption key must be sent and received over an unsecured network beforehand. This problem is solved by public-key cryptography. Public-key cryptography ensures secure communication by protecting important and valuable information from attacks, such as sniffing, spoofing, and tampering of data as it flows over a network.
  • Page 264 Security ● The machine does not support use of a certificate revocation list (CRL).
  • Page 265: Generating Key Pairs

    Security Generating Key Pairs 15A8-053 A key pair can be generated with the machine when it is required for encrypted communication via Transport Layer Security (TLS). You can use TLS when accessing the machine via the Remote UI. Up to five key pairs (including the preinstalled pairs) can be generated to the machine.
  • Page 266 Security Deleting a registered key pair ● Click [Delete] on the right of the key pair you want to delete click [OK]. ● A key pair cannot be deleted if it is currently used for some purpose, such as when "[TLS]" or "[IEEE 802.1X]"...
  • Page 267 Security [Key Algorithm] RSA is used for generating a key pair. Select the key length from the drop-down list. The larger the number for the key length, the slower the communication. However, the security is tighter. ● [512-bit] cannot be selected for the key length, if [SHA384] or [SHA512] is selected for [Signature Algorithm].
  • Page 268 Security Click [Security Settings] [Key and Certificate Settings]. Click [Generate Key]. Deleting a registered key pair ● Click [Delete] on the right of the key pair you want to delete click [OK]. ● A key pair cannot be deleted if it is currently used for some purpose, such as when "[TLS]" or "[IEEE 802.1X]"...
  • Page 269 Security [Key Settings] [Key Name] Enter up to 24 alphanumeric characters for naming the key pair. Set a name that will be easy for you to find later in a list. [Signature Algorithm] Select the signature algorithm from the drop-down list. [Key Algorithm] RSA is used for generating a key pair.
  • Page 270 Security ➠ The Key and Certificate Signing Request (CSR) file is stored on the computer. Attach the stored file and submit the application to the certification authority. ◼ Registering the CA-issued Digital Certificate You cannot use the key pair generated by the Certificate Signing Request (CSR) until the certificate is registered. Once the certification authority has issued the digital certificate, register it using the procedure below.
  • Page 271 Security Click [Browse], specify the file for the certificate signing request, and click [Register]. LINKS Using CA-issued Key Pairs and Digital Certificates(P. 266) Verifying Key Pairs and Digital Certificates(P. 269) Enabling TLS Encrypted Communication for the Remote UI(P. 249)
  • Page 272: Using Ca-issued Key Pairs And Digital Certificates

    Security Using CA-issued Key Pairs and Digital Certificates 15A8-054 Key pairs and digital certificates can be obtained from a certification authority (CA) for use with the machine. You can store and then register these files by using the Remote UI. Make sure that the key pair and the certificate satisfy the requirements of the machine ( Key and Certificate Requirements(P.
  • Page 273 Security Deleting a registered key pair or CA certificate ● Click [Delete] on the right of the key pair or CA certificate you want to delete click [OK]. You cannot delete the preinstalled CA certificates. ● A key pair cannot be deleted if it is currently used for some purpose, such as when "[TLS]" or "[IEEE 802.1X]"...
  • Page 274 Security Registering a key pair Click [Register] on the right of the key pair you want to register. Enter the name of the key pair and password, and then click [OK]. [Key Name] Enter up to 24 alphanumeric characters for the name of the key pair to be registered. [Password] Enter up to 24 alphanumeric characters for the password of the private key set for the file to be registered.
  • Page 275: Verifying Key Pairs And Digital Certificates

    Security Verifying Key Pairs and Digital Certificates 15A8-055 Once key pairs and CA certificates are registered, you can view their detailed information or verify them for validity and signature. Start the Remote UI and log on in System Manager Mode. Starting Remote UI(P.
  • Page 276 Security ➠ Certificate details can be viewed on this screen. Check the details of the certificate, and click [Verify Certificate]. ➠ The result from verifying the certificate is displayed as shown below. LINKS Generating Key Pairs(P. 259) Using CA-issued Key Pairs and Digital Certificates(P. 266)
  • Page 277 Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) ..................... 272 ............................273 Starting Remote UI ............................275 Remote UI Screens ................278 Managing Documents and Checking the Machine Status ...................... 282...
  • Page 278: Using Remote Ui (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Using Remote UI 15A8-056 Using a Web browser to operate the machine remotely, you can check the documents waiting to be printed or the status of the machine. You can also make some settings such as security. You can do this without leaving your desk, making system management easier.
  • Page 279: Starting Remote Ui

    Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Starting Remote UI 15A8-057 To operate remotely, you need to input the IP address of the machine into a Web browser and start the Remote UI. Check the IP address set to the machine in advance ( Viewing Network Settings(P.
  • Page 280 [Remote UI Access PIN] If [Remote UI Access PIN] is set, enter the PIN. Setting a Remote UI PIN (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 231) When a System Manager PIN is set Enter the registered [System Manager PIN]. Setting the System Manager PIN(P. 229) Click [Log In].
  • Page 281: Remote Ui Screens

    Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Remote UI Screens 15A8-058 This section describes the typical screens of the Remote UI. Portal Page (Main Page)(P. 275) [Status Monitor/Cancel] Page(P. 276) [Settings/Registration] Page(P. 277) Portal Page (Main Page) [Log Out] Logs off from the Remote UI. The Login page will be displayed.
  • Page 282 Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Support Link Displays the support link specified in [Device Information] under [System Management]. [Status Monitor/Cancel] Displays the status of the current print documents and history of print and copy documents. You can also check the status of the machine.
  • Page 283 Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) [Settings/Registration] Page [To Portal] Returns to Portal Page (main page). Menu Click an item, the content is displayed in the right page. Setting Up Menu Options from Remote UI(P. 282) Breadcrumb Trail Indicates the series of pages you opened to display the currently displayed page. You can check what page is currently displayed.
  • Page 284: Managing Documents And Checking The Machine Status

    Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Managing Documents and Checking the Machine Status 15A8-059 Checking Current Status of Print Documents(P. 278) Checking Error Information(P. 279) Checking Consumables(P. 279) Checking Maximum Print Speed(P. 279) Checking System Manager Information(P. 280) Checking Print Total Counter(P. 280) The document file name displays only 255 characters.
  • Page 285: Checking Consumables

    Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Checking Error Information When an error occurs, this page will be displayed by clicking the message displayed under [Error Information] on Portal Page (main page). Portal Page (Main Page)(P. 275) Log on to the Remote UI ( Starting Remote UI(P.
  • Page 286 Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Log on to the Remote UI ( Starting Remote UI(P. 273) ) [Status Monitor/Cancel] [Device Features] Checking System Manager Information Information about the machine and the system manager is displayed. This information is set in [System Management] on the [Settings/Registration] page.
  • Page 287 Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) LINKS Remote UI Screens(P. 275)
  • Page 288: Setting Up Menu Options From Remote Ui

    Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Setting Up Menu Options from Remote UI 15A8-05A You can change the various machine settings by using the Remote UI. Most of the settings can be set also on the machine, but some settings can only be set using the Remote UI.
  • Page 289 Using Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Menu items Referents Timer Settings Timer Settings(P. 303) Function Settings Common Settings Common Settings (MF244dw)(P. 308) Copy Settings Copy Settings(P. 310) Printer Settings Printer Settings(P. 314) System Management Settings System Management System Management Settings(P. 330) Network Settings Network (MF244dw / MF232w)(P.
  • Page 290 Setting Menu List Setting Menu List Setting Menu List ............................285 ......................286 Direct Connection (MF244dw / MF232w) ......................287 Network Settings (MF244dw / MF232w) ..............................297 Output Reports ................................ 300 Preferences ..............................303 Timer Settings ........................... 308 Common Settings (MF244dw) ..............................
  • Page 291: Setting Menu List

    Setting Menu List Setting Menu List 15A8-05C There are various settings in this machine. You can adjust each of the settings in detail. Access these settings by pressing You can print the setting menu in list form to check the current settings: Output Reports(P.
  • Page 292: Direct Connection (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Setting Menu List Direct Connection 15A8-05E Make a direct connection between a mobile device and the machine. Using the Machine in Direct Connection (in Access Point Mode)(P. 144) Settings for Direct Connection can be specified from Direct Connection Settings (P. 289) .
  • Page 293: Network Settings (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Setting Menu List Network Settings 15A8-05F All the settings about the network are listed with short descriptions. Default settings are marked with a dagger ( ). If a screen for entering a PIN is displayed, enter the PIN with the numeric keys and press Setting the System Manager PIN(P.
  • Page 294 Setting Menu List Enter Manually Select to configure a wireless connection by manually entering an SSID. By using this method, you can specify authentication and encryption settings in detail. Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings(P. 180) Security Settings None Open System Select WEP Key: 1/2/3/4 Edit WEP Key...
  • Page 295 Setting Menu List Direct Connection Settings Configure settings for Direct Connection. After configuring settings, you can connect to the machine directly and wirelessly from a mobile device even without an access point or wireless LAN router. Use Direct Connection Select whether to use Direct Connection. You can select <Direct Connection Only> or <Wireless LAN/Direct Conn. (Auto Switch)>...
  • Page 296: Ipv4 Settings

    Setting Menu List Use Custom Network Key Network Key (10 Char.) <Network Settings> <Direct Connection Settings> <Access Point Mode Settings> Select <Use Custom SSID> or <Use Custom Network Key> <On> Set SSID Settings or Network Key Settings <Apply> TCP/IP Settings Specify settings for using the machine in a TCP/IP network, such as IP address settings.
  • Page 297: Ipv6 Settings

    Setting Menu List DNS Server Settings Primary DNS Server: 0.0.0.0 Secondary DNS Server: 0.0.0.0 DNS Host Name/Domain Name Settings Host Name Domain Name DNS Dynamic Update Settings DNS Dyn. Updt. Intrvl. 0 to 24 to 48 (hr.) mDNS Settings Specify settings for using DNS functions without DNS servers. Configuring DNS(P.
  • Page 298 Setting Menu List Check Settings Stateless Address Prefix Length Use DHCPv6 Enable or disable the stateful address that is acquired via DHCPv6. Setting IPv6 Addresses(P. 191) Check Settings Stateful Address Prefix Length DNS Settings Specify settings for Domain Name System (DNS), which provides a host name for IP address resolutions. Configuring DNS(P.
  • Page 299 Setting Menu List mDNS Name LPD Print Settings Enable or disable LPD, a printing protocol that can be used on any hardware platform or operating system. Configuring Printing Protocols and WSD Functions(P. 198) RAW Print Settings Enable or disable RAW, a Windows specific printing protocol. Configuring Printing Protocols and WSD Functions(P.
  • Page 300: Snmp Settings

    Setting Menu List Port Number Settings Change port numbers for protocols according to the network environment. Changing Port Numbers (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 241) 1 to 515 to 65535 1 to 9100 to 65535 WSD Multicast Discovery 1 to 3702 to 65535...
  • Page 301 Setting Menu List Dedicated Community Settings <Network Settings> <SNMP Settings> <SNMPv1 Settings> <SNMPv1 Settings> Select <Off> or <On> Specify settings if <On> is selected SNMPv3 Settings Enable or disable SNMPv3. Use the Remote UI to specify detailed settings that are applied when SNMPv3 is enabled.
  • Page 302: Auto Detect

    Setting Menu List <Network Settings> <Dedicated Port Settings> Select <Off> or <On> Waiting Time for Connection at Startup Specify a wait time for connecting to a network. Select the setting depending on the network environment. Setting a Wait Time for Connecting to a Network(P. 211) to 300 (sec.) Ethernet Driver Settings Select the communication mode of Ethernet (half-duplex/full-duplex) and the Ethernet type (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX).
  • Page 303: Output Reports

    Reports or lists can be printed on A4 or Letter size paper. Loading Paper(P. 42) Asterisks ( ● Settings marked with " " are only available for MF244dw / MF232w. ● Settings marked with " " are only available for MF244dw. Consumables Status Report You can check the consumables status installed in the machine.
  • Page 304: User Data List

    Setting Menu List Eco Report You can check information such as the number of printouts per month and amount of consumed power, and also check ways to increase savings. <Output Reports> <Eco Report> Check that the size of paper displayed on the screen is loaded in the machine <Yes>...
  • Page 305: Pcl Font List

    Setting Menu List PCL Font List You can print a list to check the fonts available in PCL mode. <Output Reports> <PCL Font List> Check that the size of paper displayed on the screen is loaded in the machine <Yes> Example:...
  • Page 306: Preferences

    " have different defaults depending on the country or region of purchase. ● Settings marked with " " are only available for the MF244dw / MF232w. Display Settings Contrast Adjust the brightness of the display to suit the installation location of the machine.
  • Page 307 Setting Menu List Millimeter Inch <Preferences> <Display Settings> <Millimeter/Inch Entry Switch> Select <Millimeter> or <Inch> Notify to Check Paper Settings Specify whether to display a message prompting you to check paper settings when loading paper into the paper drawer or manual feed slot. <Preferences>...
  • Page 308 Setting Menu List Slow Standard Fast <Preferences> <Display Settings> <Scrolling Speed> Select the speed Cursor Movement Type Configure how the cursor moves after a character is entered on the screen. Select <Auto> to automatically move the cursor to the right of the entered character. Select <Manual> to manually move the cursor to the right of the entered character.
  • Page 309: Timer Settings

    ( ). NOTE Asterisks ( ● Settings marked with " " are only available for the MF244dw / MF232w. ● Settings marked with " " may be unavailable or have different defaults depending on the country or region of purchase.
  • Page 310: Time Format

    Setting Menu List MM/DD/YYYY DD/MM YYYY <Timer Settings> <Date/Time Settings> <Date Format> Select the date format Time Format Select the 12- or 24-hour clock display setting. 12 Hour (AM/PM) 24 Hour <Timer Settings> <Date/Time Settings> <Time Format> Select the display setting Current Date/Time Settings Set the current date and time.
  • Page 311: Auto Sleep Time

    Setting Menu List (UTC+14:00) Kiritimati Island Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. The correct UTC time zone setting is required for Internet communications. <Timer Settings> <Date/Time Settings> <Time Zone> Select a time zone Daylight Saving Time Settings Enable or disable daylight saving time.
  • Page 312 Setting Menu List ● An error message is displayed and the error indicator is blinking (However, Auto Reset is performed when the error does not prevent the user from continuing to use a function.) 0 (Auto Reset is disabled.) 1 to 2 to 9 (min.) <Timer Settings>...
  • Page 313 Setting Menu List <Timer Settings> <Auto Offline Time> Set the time period Auto Shutdown Time Set a timer to automatically shut down the machine after the specified period of idle time has elapsed since the machine entered the sleep mode. Setting Auto Shutdown Time(P.
  • Page 314: Common Settings (mf244dw)

    Setting Menu List Common Settings 15A8-05L All the settings about the operation of the paper drawer and the paper feed method are listed with short descriptions. Default settings are marked with a dagger ( ). Switch Paper Feed Method Specify this setting when you print a document on paper with logos. To print on paper with logos, you need to change how the paper loaded in the paper source is facing depending on whether you are performing 1- or 2-sided printing.
  • Page 315 Setting Menu List <Print Side Priority> To print on a specific side of paper, you do not need to flip over paper in the paper source whether 1- or 2- sided printing is selected. ● If <Print Side Priority> is set for a paper source that is loaded with paper you cannot use for 2-sided printing ( Paper(P.
  • Page 316: Copy Settings

    All the settings about the copy are listed with short descriptions. Default settings are marked with a dagger ( ). Asterisks ( Settings marked with an asterisk ( ) are only available for MF244dw. Change Default Settings (P. 310) Correct Density(P. 311) Initialize Default Settings(P. 311) Change Default Settings You can change the factory default settings about copy.
  • Page 317 Setting Menu List 25% (Min) N on 1 2 on 1 4 on 1 ID Card Copy Select Layout Collate Sharpness Seven Levels Correct Density Specify the initial copy density. You can also change the copy density temporarily. Adjusting Density(P. 72) -4 to 0 to +4 <Copy Settings>...
  • Page 318: Scan Settings

    All the settings about the scan are listed with short descriptions. Default settings are marked with a dagger ( ). Asterisks ( Settings marked with an asterisk ( ) are only available for MF244dw. Shortcut Key Settings Register scan settings for the key (for MF232w, keys).
  • Page 319 Setting Menu List Custom 1 Custom 2 Network Connection Color Scan B&W Scan Custom 1 Custom 2 Scan -> PC2 USB Connection Color Scan B&W Scan Custom 1 Custom 2 Network Connection Color Scan B&W Scan Custom 1 Custom 2 Confirm Destination Scan ->...
  • Page 320: Printer Settings

    All the settings about the printer are listed with short descriptions. Default settings are marked with a dagger ( ). Asterisks ( ● Settings marked with "*1" are only available for the MF244dw / MF232w. ● Settings marked with "*2" are only available for the MF244dw. Priority of settings ●...
  • Page 321 Setting Menu List <Printer Settings> <Action When Paper Size Mismatch> Select <Force Output> or <Display Error> Mobile Print Halftones Select the image processing when printing from a mobile device. Select <Gradation> for photos and illustrations, and <Error Diffusion> for mostly text documents for more attractive printouts. Gradation Error Diffusion <Printer Settings>...
  • Page 322: Default Paper

    Setting Menu List Default Paper Use this item to specify the paper size. Paper(P. 419) <Printer Settings> <Default Paper> Select the paper size Print Quality You can change settings related to print quality. Density Adjust the toner density. 17 Levels Fine Adjust High 17 Levels...
  • Page 323: Density Fine Adjustment

    Setting Menu List <Printer Settings> <Print Quality> <Toner Save> Select <Off> or <On> Special Print Mode Select <Special Settings 1> if a printed bar code is unreadable, or <Special Settings 2> if print results are partially faded. Special Settings 1 Special Settings 2 <Printer Settings>...
  • Page 324: Long Edge

    Setting Menu List Binding Location If you are binding the printouts with a binding tool such as a stapler, use this item to specify whether to bind on the long or short edge. Long Edge Short Edge <Printer Settings> <Layout> <Binding Location>...
  • Page 325: Font Number

    Setting Menu List Specify the PCL printing settings such as page layout and print quality. Paper Save Select whether to save paper by not outputting blank pages in documents. By selecting <On>, the machine will not output blank pages. To output all your document data when printing, including any blank pages that you have inserted in your document, select <Off>.
  • Page 326: Form Lines

    Setting Menu List <Printer Settings> <PCL> <Point Size> Specify the point size Pitch Set the font pitch, or cpi (characters per inch), adjustable in 0.01 increments. You can specify this setting only when a fixed-pitch scalable font or a bitmap font is selected in <Font Number>. 0.44 to 10.00 to 99.99 (cpi) <Printer Settings>...
  • Page 327: Custom Paper

    Setting Menu List MSPUBL WINL2 PC775 WINL5 <Printer Settings> <PCL> <Character Code> Select the character code Custom Paper Select whether to set a custom paper size. Select <On> to set the dimensions of the paper in <X dimension> and <Y dimension>. <Printer Settings>...
  • Page 328: Enlarge A4 Print Width

    Setting Menu List 127 to 356 (mm) <Printer Settings> <PCL> <Y dimension> Specify the dimension Append CR to LF Select whether to append a carriage return (CR) when the machine receives a line feed code (LF). If <Yes> is selected, the print position moves to the beginning of the next line when the machine receives an LF code. If <No>...
  • Page 329 Setting Menu List Halftones You can select the printing method to reproduce halftones (the intermediate range between the lighter and darker areas of an image) for optimal image quality. For each document, you can make settings by type of image. Text Color Tone Gradation...
  • Page 330: Adjustment/maintenance

    Default settings are marked with a dagger ( ). Asterisks ( Settings marked with an asterisk ( ) are only available for the MF244dw / MF232w. Displ. Timing for Cartridge Prep. Notif.(P. 324) Toner Save(P. 324) Special Processing(P. 325) Clean Fixing Assembly (P.
  • Page 331: Special Processing

    Setting Menu List When set to <On> Fine lines and portions with lighter print density may become blurred. Special Processing If the print results on special types of paper are not satisfactory, the following settings may improve the quality of the printouts.
  • Page 332 Setting Menu List This setting is enabled in the following conditions. ● The paper size is set to <B5>, <A5>, <STMT>, or <EXEC> ● <Paper Type> is set to <Plain (60-89 g/m²)>, <Plain L (60-89 g/m²)>, <Recycled (60-89 g/m²)>, <Color (60-89 g/m²)>, or <Envelope>...
  • Page 333 Setting Menu List By specifying <Off> or <Mode 1>, streaks may adhere to the print paper. By specifying <Mode 3> or <Mode 4>, outlines may be blurred or images may appear somewhat grainy. The print density becomes lighter as the setting progresses from <Off>...
  • Page 334 Setting Menu List Special Printing Mode D Adjust this setting if streaks adhere to the print paper. Also, setting this item to <On> will reduce the operating noise during printing. Copy Print <Adjustment/Maintenance> <Special Processing> <Special Printing Mode D> Select <Copy> or <Print> <On>...
  • Page 335 Setting Menu List <Adjustment/Maintenance> <Special Processing> <Special Printing Mode J> <On> When set to <On>. The following may occur. ● Definition may be affected ● Toner appears in non-print areas when using a new toner cartridge ● Toner cartridge may be used up more quickly Special Printing Mode K If toner does not adhere adequately and printouts are faded, select <On>.
  • Page 336: System Management Settings

    Setting the System Manager PIN(P. 229) Asterisks ( ● Settings marked with " " are only available for the MF244dw / MF232w. ● Settings marked with " " have different defaults depending on the country or region of purchase. ●...
  • Page 337: Device Information Settings

    Setting Menu List System Manager PIN Enter a number of up to seven digits for the System Manager PIN. System Manager Name Enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters for the name of an Administrator. Device Information Settings Enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters for the name and the installation location to identify the machine. Device Name Location <System Management Settings>...
  • Page 338 Setting Menu List <System Management Settings> <Security Settings> <IPv4 Address Filter> <Inbound Filter> Select <Off> or <On> IPv6 Address Filter Enable or disable settings for filtering packets received from devices with specified IPv6 addresses. Specifying IP Addresses for Firewall Rules(P. 234) <System Management Settings>...
  • Page 339 Set whether a PIN is required for accessing the Remote UI. Set a PIN of up to 7 digits. All users use a common PIN. Setting a Remote UI PIN (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 231) Remote UI Access PIN <System Management Settings>...
  • Page 340 Setting Menu List <System Management Settings> <Auto Online for Remote Scan> Select <Off> or <On> Use as USB Device Enable or disable the USB port that is used for connecting the machine to a computer. <System Management Settings> <Use as USB Device> Select <Off>...
  • Page 341 Setting Menu List <System Management Settings> <Displ. Consmbls. Info (RUI/Toner Status)> Select <Displ. Consumables Purchase Button (RUI)> or <Toner Status Settings> Select <Off> or <On> If you selected <On> for <Toner Status Settings>, continue by selecting <On> or <Off> for <Displ. Purchase Button>.
  • Page 342: Update Firmware

    ● <Via PC> Select to manually install the firmware update available on the Canon Web site yourself. For instructions on how to install the update, see the instruction manual available on the Web site. When the machine uses a wireless LAN, update with <Via Internet> below or use a USB cable to connect.
  • Page 343: Initialize Menu

    Setting Menu List Initialize Menu Select to restore the settings listed below to the factory defaults. You can restore all the settings listed below at once, or you can restore individual settings separately. Initializing Menu(P. 397) Preferences Timer Settings Common Settings Copy Settings Scan Settings Printer Settings...
  • Page 344 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Troubleshooting ............................. 339 ..............................341 Clearing Jams ........................347 When an Error Message Appears ............................355 Common Problems ........................356 Installation/Settings Problems ..........................360 Copy/Printing Problems ........................363 When You Cannot Print Properly ......................365 Printing Results Are Not Satisfactory ..........................
  • Page 345: Troubleshooting

    If the screen displays a message, see the following section. When an Error Message Appears(P. 347) ◼ Common Problems If you suspect that the machine is malfunctioning, see the following sections before contacting Canon. Common Problems(P. 355) Installation/Settings Problems(P. 356) Copy/Printing Problems(P. 360) ◼...
  • Page 346 Troubleshooting...
  • Page 347: Clearing Jams

    If it is difficult to understand the procedures on the display, see the following sections to clear jams. MF244dw ● <Open feeder cover.> Document Jams in the Feeder (MF244dw)(P. 342) ● <Close upper area.> <Lift control panel.> Paper Jams inside the Machine(P. 342) MF232w / MF231 ●...
  • Page 348: Paper Jams Inside The Machine

    Troubleshooting When a Problem Cannot Be Solved(P. 374) Document Jams in the Feeder (MF244dw) If there are documents placed in the feeder, remove them first. Then, follow the procedure below. Open the feeder cover. Gently pull out the document. Close the feeder cover.
  • Page 349 Troubleshooting The operation panel cannot be opened if the feeder or the platen glass cover is not completely closed. Forcing the operation panel up may cause damage. Open the toner cover by the grip at the front right of the toner cover. Remove the toner cartridge.
  • Page 350 Troubleshooting Check whether paper is jammed inside the paper exit guide. Pull out toward you while pressing the button ( ) to open the paper exit guide. Gently pull out the document. Close the paper exit guide. Check whether paper is jammed inside the machine. Gently pull out any paper between the fixing assembly ( ) and roller ( ) until you can see the edge of...
  • Page 351 Troubleshooting Check whether paper is jammed in the manual feed slot or paper drawer. Slowly pull out any paper in the manual feed slot. Open the paper cover and remove any loaded paper. Gently pull out the document. Load paper and close the paper cover. ●...
  • Page 352 Troubleshooting Open the rear cover. Gently pull out the document. Close the rear cover. Install the toner cartridge. ● Align the right and left projections ( ) with the toner cartridge guides, and push securely all the way in. Close the toner cover, and lower the operation panel. If you cannot close the toner cover Make sure that the toner cartridge is inserted properly.
  • Page 353: When An Error Message Appears

    ● Reinstall the toner cartridge. If this message does not disappear after reinstalling several times, the toner cartridge might be possibly broken. Contact the shop where you purchased the machine, or the Canon Customer Care Center. How to Replace Toner Cartridges(P. 390) You might not be using a Canon genuine toner cartridge.
  • Page 354 ● Reinstall the toner cartridge. If this message does not disappear after reinstalling several times, the toner cartridge might be possibly broken. Contact the shop where you purchased the machine, or the Canon Customer Care Center. How to Replace Toner Cartridges(P. 390) You might not be using a Canon genuine toner cartridge.
  • Page 355 Troubleshooting Make Direct Connection (Access Point Mode)(P. 144) Could not connect using the wireless LAN. A connection failed due to an error while setting wireless LAN connection. ● Restart the machine and set again. ● If the problem persists even after restarting the machine, check whether the machine is properly installed and ready to connect to the network.
  • Page 356 Troubleshooting Checking the SSID and Network Key(P. 184) Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings(P. 180) ● Connect again by selecting a wireless router or by manually changing the WEP authentication method to <Open System>. Setting Up Connection by Selecting a Wireless Router(P. 177) Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings(P.
  • Page 357 Troubleshooting Setting a Proxy (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 243) Incorrect number of characters/invalid characters entered. The network key (the WPA/WPA2-PSK or WEP key) of a wireless router is not entered correctly. ● Check the network key (the WPA/WPA2-PSK or WEP key) of the wireless router, and set it to the machine again.
  • Page 358 Troubleshooting No reply from the destination. A network cable may be disconnected, or there may be a problem in a switch. ● Check the status of the network cables and switches. No response from host. The machine is not connected to a network correctly. ●...
  • Page 359 ● Check the connection between the machine and the computer. Preparing to Use the Machine as a Scanner (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 129) The memory is full. Scanning will be canceled. Print? A document could not be scanned due to insufficient memory space.
  • Page 360 Troubleshooting ● Check whether [Login Name] is set correctly. ● Check whether the [Use TLS], [Use TTLS], or [Use PEAP] check box is selected. ● If using TLS, check whether a key pair is registered. ● If using TTLS or PEAP, check whether a user name and password are set correctly. Configuring IEEE 802.1X Authentication(P.
  • Page 361: Common Problems

    15A8-062 If you encounter problems when using the machine, check the items in this section before contacting us. If the problems persist, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Check the Following Is the machine turned ON? Is the power cord connected? ●...
  • Page 362: Installation/settings Problems

    Installation/Settings Problems 15A8-063 Common Problems(P. 355) also. Problems with the Wireless/Wired LAN Connection (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 356) Problem with the USB Connection(P. 359) Problem with the Print Server (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 359) Problems with the Wireless/Wired LAN Connection (MF244dw / MF232w) The wireless LAN and wired LAN cannot be connected at the same time.
  • Page 363: Wireless Lan

    Check whether the SSID can be found on the wireless router or package box. ● Check the SSID or the network key of the wireless router by using Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant. Checking the SSID and Network Key(P. 184) The SSID of the wireless router to be connected is not displayed in the access point list.
  • Page 364 Troubleshooting If the problem persists even after checking the above: ● Turn off the devices, and then turn them on again. ● Wait for a while, and try again to connect to the network. Check whether the machine is turned ON. ●...
  • Page 365 Change the USB cable. If you are using a long USB cable, replace it with a short one. ● If you are using a USB hub, connect the machine directly to your computer using a USB cable. Problem with the Print Server (MF244dw / MF232w) You cannot find the print server to connect to. ●...
  • Page 366: Copy/printing Problems

    Reinstall the printer driver in accordance with the MF Driver Installation Guide. ● Can you print from other computers on the network? If you also cannot print from other computers, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Wired LAN connection (MF244dw / MF232w)
  • Page 367 Reinstall the printer driver in accordance with the MF Driver Installation Guide. ● Can you print from other computers on the network? If you also cannot print from other computers, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. USB connection ●...
  • Page 368 Troubleshooting You cannot print with Google Cloud Print. Using Google Cloud Print(P. 159) It takes a long time before printing starts. ● Did you print to narrow width paper? After you print to narrow width paper, the machine may cool itself to maintain the print quality.
  • Page 369: When You Cannot Print Properly

    When You Cannot Print Properly 15A8-065 If printing results are not satisfactory, or paper creases or curls, try the following solutions. If the problems persist, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Smudge Marks Appear on the Streaks Appear on White Streaks Appear(P.
  • Page 370 Troubleshooting Cannot Scan a Printed Paper Creases(P. 370) Paper Curls(P. 370) Barcode(P. 369) Printouts Are Skewed(P. 372) Paper Is Not Fed/Two or More Paper Jams Frequently with 2- Sheets Are Fed Together(P. 372) Sided Printing (MF244dw)(P. 373)
  • Page 371: Printing Results Are Not Satisfactory

    Troubleshooting Printing Results Are Not Satisfactory 15A8-066 Dirt inside the machine may affect printing results. Perform care and cleaning to the machine first. Cleaning the Machine(P. 377) Smudge Marks Appear on the Edge of Printouts Do you print data without margins? ●...
  • Page 372 Troubleshooting Did you just replace the toner cartridge? Have you not used the printer for a long period of time? ● Change the setting for <Special Printing Mode B>. Special Processing (P. 325) White Streaks Appear Is the platen glass dirty? ●...
  • Page 373: Printed Pages Have White Specks

    Troubleshooting Replacing Toner Cartridges(P. 386) Printouts Are Faded Is the amount remaining in the toner cartridge nearly empty? ● Check the amount remaining in the toner cartridge, and replace the toner cartridges as necessary. Replacing Toner Cartridges(P. 386) Are you using appropriate paper? ●...
  • Page 374: A Portion Of The Page Is Not Printed

    Troubleshooting Is the drum in the toner cartridge deteriorated? ● Replace the toner cartridge with a new one. Replacing Toner Cartridges(P. 386) Are you printing a document with strong contrasts? ● Change the setting for [Special Print Mode] using the Printer Driver. When set to [Special Settings 2], print density is lighter compared with [Off] or [Special Settings 1].
  • Page 375 Troubleshooting Special Processing (P. 325) Printouts Are Grayish Is <Correct Density> in <Copy Settings> set too dark? ● Adjust the setting so that density is lighter. Correct Density(P. 311) Is the printer installed where it is subject to direct sunlight or strong light? ●...
  • Page 376: Paper Creases Or Curls

    Troubleshooting Paper Creases or Curls 15A8-067 Paper Creases Is paper loaded correctly? ● If paper is not loaded below the load limit guide or is loaded obliquely, it may crease. Loading Paper(P. 42) Are you using paper that has absorbed moisture? ●...
  • Page 377 Troubleshooting Specifying Paper Size and Type(P. 53) ● If using plain paper (60 to 89 g/m²), making the following change in the printer driver may solve the problem. [Page Setup] tab [Paper Type] [Plain L [60-89 g/m2]]. ● If the use of the appropriate paper does not solve the poblem, change the setting for <Special Printing Mode V>.
  • Page 378: Paper Is Fed Incorrectly

    Troubleshooting Paper Is Fed Incorrectly 15A8-068 Printouts Are Skewed Do the paper guides align with the edges of the paper? ● If the paper guides are too loose or too tight, the printouts are skewed. Loading Paper(P. 42) Is the paper source the manual feed slot? ●...
  • Page 379 Troubleshooting Loading Paper(P. 42) ● Check whether mixed sizes and types of paper are loaded together. Paper Jams Frequently with 2-Sided Printing (MF244dw) Does paper jam frequently especially with lightweight paper or curled paper during 2-sided printing? ● Set <Special Printing Mode I> to <On>.
  • Page 380: When A Problem Cannot Be Solved

    When a Problem Cannot Be Solved 15A8-069 If you cannot solve a problem by referring to the information in this chapter, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Do not disassemble or repair the machine yourself If you disassemble or repair the machine yourself, it may not be covered by warranty.
  • Page 381 ......................... 390 How to Replace Toner Cartridges ............................ 393 Relocating the Machine ..........................395 Viewing the Counter Value ............................396 Initializing Settings ............................397 Initializing Menu ..................399 Initialize Eco Report Counter (MF244dw / MF232w) .......................... 400 Initializing All Data/Settings...
  • Page 382: Maintenance

    ● The machine becomes dirty Exterior(P. 378) ● Smudge marks appear on originals or printouts Platen Glass(P. 379) Feeder (MF244dw)(P. 382) ● Streaks appear on printouts Fixing Assembly(P. 383) ● The interior of the machine becomes dirty Machine Interior(P. 384) ◼...
  • Page 383: Cleaning The Machine

    Carefully read the safety instructions before you start cleaning. Maintenance and Inspections(P. 8) Where to Clean Exterior of the machine Exterior(P. 378) Rollers inside the feeder (MF244dw) Feeder (MF244dw)(P. 382) Interior of the machine and fixing assembly Fixing Assembly(P. 383) Machine Interior(P. 384)
  • Page 384: Exterior

    Regularly wipe the exterior of the machine, especially around the ventilation slots, to keep the machine in good condition. ● Ventilation slots are provided only on MF244dw. Turn OFF the machine, and unplug the power cord from the AC power outlet. ●...
  • Page 385: Platen Glass

    Clean the areas with a cloth dampened with water. Then, wipe the area with a soft, dry cloth. ● For MF244dw, in addition to the platen glass and underside of the feeder, make sure to clean and wipe the white strip of plate ( ) and the surface of the transparent plastic part ( ), too.
  • Page 386 Maintenance ● When wiping the transparent plastic part ( ), take care not to bend the plastic. If the problem persists (MF244dw) Remove the transparent plastic part ( ) and wipe it. Hold the tabs ( ) at both ends of the transparent plastic part, and remove the plastic part by gently lifting the rearward end first.
  • Page 387 Maintenance Wait for the plastic part to dry completely. Place the transparent plastic part back into position. ● Make sure of the proper orientation, then hold the tabs and place the plastic part back into position by gently lowering the frontward end first. Wait for the cleaned area to dry completely.
  • Page 388: Feeder (mf244dw)

    Maintenance Feeder 15A8-06H Dust and graphite powder may adhere to the roller inside the feeder and cause smudges to appear on printouts. To clean the feeder, perform the following procedure. Turn OFF the machine, and unplug the power cord from the AC power outlet. ●...
  • Page 389: Fixing Assembly

    Maintenance Fixing Assembly 15A8-06J Dirt may adhere to the fixing units inside the machine and cause black streaks to appear on printouts. To clean the fixing unit, perform the following procedure. Note that you cannot clean the fixing unit when the machine has documents waiting to be printed.
  • Page 390: Machine Interior

    Maintenance Machine Interior 15A8-06K Clean the interior of the machine regularly so that toner/paper dust does not collect. Turn OFF the machine, and unplug the power cord from the AC power outlet. ● When you turn OFF the machine, data that is waiting to be printed is deleted. Lift the operation panel.
  • Page 391 Maintenance Using a lint-free clean, soft, dry cloth, wipe away toner/paper dust from the inside. Install the toner cartridge. ● Align the right and left projections ( ) with the toner cartridge guides, and push securely all the way in. Close the toner cover, and lower the operation panel.
  • Page 392: Replacing Toner Cartridges

    Maintenance Replacing Toner Cartridges 15A8-06L The machine will display a message when a toner cartridge is nearly empty. Note that the print quality becomes poor if you continue printing without taking any action. You can check the remaining toner cartridge level on the display. When a Message Appear(P.
  • Page 393 Maintenance Toner smudges and splatters appear Blank space of originals becomes grayish in printouts ◼ Checking Toner cartridge Level You can check the amount remaining in the toner cartridge according to the following, whenever you want to. It is recommended that you check the level before you start to print a large job. <Device Information>...
  • Page 394: Before Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Maintenance Before Replacing the Toner Cartridge 15A8-06R Perform the following before replacing the toner cartridge. The message may no longer appear, or print quality may be improved. Review cautions for handling the toner cartridge before starting. Maintenance and Inspections(P. 8) Consumables(P.
  • Page 395 Maintenance Shake the toner cartridge 5 or 6 times as shown below to evenly distribute the toner inside the cartridge. Install the toner cartridge. ● Align the right and left projections ( ) with the toner cartridge guides, and push securely all the way in. Close the toner cover, and lower the operation panel.
  • Page 396: How To Replace Toner Cartridges

    Maintenance How to Replace Toner Cartridges 15A8-06S Read the precautions in Maintenance and Inspections(P. 8) and Consumables(P. 9) before replacing the toner cartridges. Lift the operation panel. If you cannot lift the operation panel Make sure the feeder or platen glass cover is completely closed. If a thick original such as a book is placed on the platen glass, remove the original.
  • Page 397 Maintenance Remove the replacement toner cartridge from the protective bag. Shake the toner cartridge 5 or 6 times as shown below to evenly distribute the toner inside the cartridge, and then place it on a flat surface. Pull the sealing tape straight out. ●...
  • Page 398 Maintenance When pulling out the sealing tape If the sealing tape remains inside the toner cartridge, the quality of printouts may deteriorate. ● Do not pull out the sealing tape at an angle or sideways. If the tape breaks, you may not be able to pull it out completely.
  • Page 399: Relocating The Machine

    Maintenance Relocating the Machine 15A8-06U The machine is heavy. Make sure to follow the procedures below when moving the machine to avoid injury, and also make sure to read the safety precautions before you begin. Important Safety Instructions(P. 2) Turn OFF the machine and computer. ●...
  • Page 400 Maintenance Carefully place the machine at the new installation site. ● For installation steps after moving, see "Getting Started". Manuals Included with the Machine(P. 425)
  • Page 401: Viewing The Counter Value

    Maintenance Viewing the Counter Value 15A8-06W You can check total for the number of pages used for printouts. This total includes lists in addition to copies and printouts of data from computers. <Device Information> <Check Counter>...
  • Page 402: Initializing Settings

    Maintenance Initializing Settings 15A8-06X You can restore the following settings: Initializing Menu(P. 397) Initialize Eco Report Counter (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 399) Initializing All Data/Settings(P. 400)
  • Page 403: Initializing Menu

    Maintenance Initializing Menu 15A8-06Y You can restore the settings of the machine ( Setting Menu List(P. 285) ). Depending on the settings selected, you may need to restart the machine after initialization. ● If a screen for entering a PIN is displayed, enter the PIN with the numeric keys and press Setting the System Manager PIN(P.
  • Page 404 ● The Remote UI Access PIN is also initialized. After an initialization, reset the Remote UI Access PIN. Setting a Remote UI PIN (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 231) ● You can use the procedure below to restore the default <Network Settings>.
  • Page 405: Initialize Eco Report Counter (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Maintenance Initialize Eco Report Counter 15A8-070 You can initialize the number of printouts appearing in the Eco Report and return it to its factory default setting. The number of printouts returns to 0 after being initialized. If a screen appears prompting you to enter a PIN, enter the correct PIN using the numeric keys, and press Setting the System Manager PIN(P.
  • Page 406: Initializing All Data/settings

    Maintenance Initializing All Data/Settings 15A8-071 To make changes to registered data and settings all at once such as when changing the installation location of the machine, you can delete registered data and initialize all settings ( Setting Menu List(P. 285) ) together at the same time.
  • Page 407 Appendix Appendix Appendix ................................402 ..................... 403 Third Party Software (MF244dw / MF232w) ............................404 Feature Highlights ........................405 Going Green and Saving Money ............................. 407 Improving Efficiency ..............................409 Going Digital .............................. 411 So Much More ..............................413 Specifications ..........................
  • Page 408: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix 15A8-072 This chapter contains technical specifications of this machine, instructions on how to use the User's Guide, disclaimers, copyright information, and other important information for customers.
  • Page 409: Third Party Software (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Appendix Third Party Software 15A8-085 For information related to third-party software, click the following icon.
  • Page 410: Feature Highlights

    Appendix Feature Highlights 15A8-073 Give the features that are described in this section. The features are grouped under four headings: "Going Green and Saving Money", "Improving Efficiency", "Going Digital", and "So Much More".
  • Page 411: Going Green And Saving Money

    To make 2-sided copies: 2-Sided Copying (MF244dw)(P. 75) ● To save paper when you copy: Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) ● To print 2-sided documents from your computer: Switching 1-Sided and 2-Sided Printing (MF244dw) (P. 99)
  • Page 412 Appendix Sleep Mode For saving energy and money, a sleep mode that powers down a machine when nobody is using it has become an essential feature. This machine will enter sleep mode automatically, and can also be put to sleep whenever you want.
  • Page 413: Improving Efficiency

    Just place your document and press the shortcut key to scan. ● To save paper when you copy: Using the [Paper Save Copy] Key (MF244dw / MF231)(P. 79) ● To easily scan documents: Scanning Using the [Scan -> PC] Key(P. 133) Remote Management with Remote UI (MF244dw / MF232w) Remote UI lets you manage a lot from your computer, all without having to go over to the machine.
  • Page 414 Appendix You can easily specify the page layout as well as binding position, switching between 1-sided and 2-sided printing, etc. intuitively on the preview image in the printer driver. The simple click-operation allows you to conveniently make settings while viewing how settings are applied. For more information Printing a Document(P.
  • Page 415: Going Digital

    Appendix Going Digital 15A8-076 Scan Only What You Need What if you're scanning a whole page of a newspaper but all you're really interested in is a headline and a photo? Use ScanGear MF. You can select what you want from a preview, and then have the scanner disregard the rest.
  • Page 416 Appendix Add Images to a Work in Progress Some applications work with the machine to let you easily import scanned images directly into documents you're working on. This way you can skip the steps of opening a separate application just for receiving the scanned images and then exporting them to the application you're really using.
  • Page 417: So Much More

    Canon PRINT Business or Canon Print Service comes in handy. Even in environments without a wireless LAN router, you can connect to the machine with a mobile device wirelessly and directly.
  • Page 418 The print driver will take care of the page positioning for you. All you have to do is fold the pages and staple them along the middle. For more information about this function, see Printing Booklet (MF244dw)(P. 107) .
  • Page 419: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications 15A8-078 The machine specifications are subject to change without prior notice due to improvements of the machine. Machine Specifications(P. 414) Wireless LAN Specifications (MF244dw / MF232w)(P. 416) Document Type(P. 417) Scan Area(P. 418) Paper(P. 419) Copy Specifications(P. 421) Scanner Specifications(P.
  • Page 420: Machine Specifications

    Approx. 2.0 W (by Wireless Connections) - MF231 Approx. 1.2 W When the power switch is turned OFF 0.5 W or less - MF244dw / MF232w Warm-up Time 13.5 seconds or less (From power ON until machine enters standby) - MF231 12.0 seconds or less...
  • Page 421: Environmental Conditions

    Warm-up time may vary depending on the use conditions and environment of the machine. The value indicates the mass of the main unit including toner cartridges. MF244dw / MF232w only Indicates that the sound pressure level of each bystander position is below the ISO 7779 absolute criteria for the background noise level.
  • Page 422: Wireless Lan Specifications (mf244dw / Mf232w)

    Appendix Wireless LAN Specifications 15A8-07A Standard IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n 2,412 to 2,472 MHz Frequency Range Communication Mode Infrastructure Mode / Access Point Mode Security Infrastructure Mode WEP, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES-CCMP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES-CCMP) Access Point Mode WPA2-PSK (AES-CCMP) Connection Method WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), Manual setup...
  • Page 423: Document Type

    Appendix Document Type 15A8-07C ◼ Supported Document Types Platen Glass Feeder (MF244dw) Size Up to 216 x 297 mm Maximum size: 216 x 356 mm Minimum size: 148 x 105 mm (W x L) Weight 50 to 105 g/m² Paper Capacity 1 sheet Up to 35 sheets (A4, 80 g/m²)
  • Page 424: Scan Area

    The scan area varies depending on the function used and where documents are placed. Platen Glass Feeder (MF244dw) Copy The scan area for copying may differ from the The scan area for copying may differ from the printable area.
  • Page 425: Paper

    3x5inch (76 x 127 mm) Custom Only in MF244dw, automatic 2-sided printing is available without replacing paper. You can load Envelope Monarch and 3x5inch only in the manual feed slot. Custom paper size of 76.2 to 216.0 mm in width and 210 to 356 mm in length can be loaded in the paper drawer. Custom...
  • Page 426: Printable Area

    Only in MF244dw, automatic 2-sided printing is available for heavy paper 1 (90 to 120 g/m²). Only in MF244dw, automatic 2-sided printing is available for bond paper 1 (60 to 90 g/m²) and bond paper 2 (91 to 120 g/m²).
  • Page 427: Copy Specifications

    Copy speeds on smaller paper sizes may be slower. Plus, the machine may experience downtime or decrease the copy speed in the middle of a continuous copy run to adjust the temperature inside the machine or maintain the optimal print quality. MF244dw only.
  • Page 428: Scanner Specifications

    9,600 x 9,600 dpi Color: Approx. 4 seconds/sheet Scan Speed Black and White: Approx. 3 seconds/sheet (A4, 300 x 300 dpi) Driver TWAIN WIA 2.0 MF244dw only. Speed of scanning via the platen glass. The communication time is not included.
  • Page 429: Printer Specifications

    Appendix Printer Specifications 15A8-07K Approx. 100 sheets (68 g/m²) Output Tray Capacity (a fresh stack of A4 size paper) MF244dw Print Speed 27 ppm (A4 Plain 1:1) MF232w / MF231 23 ppm 6 seconds or less First Print Time (A4)
  • Page 430: Consumables

    15A8-07L The following is a guide to the estimated replacement time for the consumables used in this machine. Purchase consumables at your local authorized Canon dealer. Observe safety and health precautions when storing and handling consumables ( Consumables(P. 9) ).
  • Page 431: Manuals Included With The Machine

    This manual describes the procedure for connecting the machine Wireless LAN Setting to a wireless LAN router, it also contains information for Guide (MF244dw / MF232w) troubleshooting when configuring the settings. Read this manual with Getting Started. This manual describes all the functions of the machine in a manual that is viewed using a Web browser.
  • Page 432: Using User's Guide

    Appendix Using User's Guide 15A8-07S The User's Guide is a manual that can be viewed on your computer, smartphone, or other similar device. How to Find the Topic You Are Looking for You can find the page you are looking for using the following 2 methods. Search the contents You can find the page you are looking for by selecting the topic from [Contents] on the left side of the screen.
  • Page 433: Screen Layout Of User's Guide

    Appendix Screen Layout of User's Guide 15A8-07X The User's Guide is divided into different screens, and the content of each screen varies. Top Page Appears when the User's Guide starts. Contents The titles of chapters are displayed. Click to display all items, including those nested underneath other items. Click to return to the original list.
  • Page 434: Quick Help

    Appendix Click to specify settings such as text size, layout, and display method for the User's Guide. Click to display information on how to view the User's Guide, how to perform a search, and other information. Click to display the previous or following topic. Feature Highlights Provides a variety of practical examples of ways to use the machine.
  • Page 435 Appendix Click to display the corresponding topic page. Topic Page Contains information about how to configure and use the machine. Navigation See what chapter topic you are currently viewing. Click to display the hidden detailed descriptions. Click to close the detailed descriptions. Click to go to the corresponding page.
  • Page 436 Appendix [Enter keyword(s) here] Enter a keyword or keywords and click to display the search results. Search for pages containing all keywords by spacing keywords apart. Search for only pages with exact matches by enclosing keyword phrases in double quotation marks. Search result Displays the search results of the pages that contain the specified keywords.
  • Page 437: Viewing User's Guide

    Screens Used in This Manual Unless otherwise noted, displays used in the User's Guide are those for the MF244dw. Depending on the operating system you are using, the appearance of the displays used in this manual may slightly differ from the actual displays.
  • Page 438: Manual Display Settings

    Appendix Manual Display Settings 15A8-080...
  • Page 439: Others

    Appendix Others 15A8-081 This section describes basic Windows operations and includes disclaimers, copyright information, and other information.
  • Page 440: Basic Windows Operations

    Appendix Basic Windows Operations 15A8-082 Displaying the Printer Folder(P. 434) Enabling [Network discovery](P. 434) Displaying Shared Printers in the Print Server(P. 435) Displaying the [Software Programs/Manuals Setup] Screen(P. 435) Printing a Test Page in Windows(P. 436) Checking the Bit Architecture(P. 437) Checking the Computer Name(P.
  • Page 441 Appendix Right-click [ select [Control Panel] [View network status and tasks] [Change advanced sharing settings] select [Turn on network discovery] under [Network discovery]. Windows Server 2008 [Start] select [Control Panel] double-click [Network and Sharing Center] select [Turn on network discovery] under [Network discovery]. ◼...
  • Page 442 Appendix Windows Vista/7/Server 2008 [Start] enter "D:\MInst.exe" in [Search programs and files] or [Start Search] press the [ENTER] key. Windows 8/Server 2012 Right-click the lower-left corner of the screen [Run] enter "D:\MInst.exe" click [OK] Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 Right-click [Start] [Run] enter "D:\MInst.exe"...
  • Page 443 Appendix ➠ The test page is printed. ◼ Checking the Bit Architecture If you are not sure whether your computer is running 32-bit or 64-bit Windows follow the procedure below. Display [Control Panel]. Windows Vista/7/Server 2008 [Start] select [Control Panel]. Windows 8/Server 2012 Right-click the lower-left corner of the screen select [Control Panel].
  • Page 444 Appendix ◼ Checking the Computer Name Windows Vista/7/8/10/Server 2008/Server 2012 Display [Control Panel]. Windows Vista/7/Server 2008 [Start] select [Control Panel]. Windows 8/Server 2012 Right-click the lower-left corner of the screen select [Control Panel]. Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 Right-click [Start] select [Control Panel]. Windows 10 Proceed to step 2.
  • Page 445 Appendix Windows Server 2003 [Start] select [Control Panel] [System]. Click [Change] in [Computer Name] tab. Check the computer name. ◼ Checking the Printer Port Open the printer folder. Displaying the Printer Folder(P. 434) Right-click the printer driver icon for this machine and click [Printer properties] or [Properties].
  • Page 446 ● If [Description] for the selected port is [Canon MFNP Port], and the machine and the computer are on the same subnet, then the connection will be maintained. You do not need to add a new port. If it is [Standard TCP/IP Port], you need to add a new port.
  • Page 447 Appendix Right-click the printer driver icon for this machine and click [Printer properties] or [Properties]. In the [Ports] tab, make sure that the [Enable bidirectional support] check box is selected. ◼ Checking the SSID to Which Your Computer Is Connected If your computer is connected to a wireless LAN network, click , or in the system tray to display the SSID of...
  • Page 448 Appendix...
  • Page 449: Notice

    EEE. Your cooperation in the correct disposal of this product will contribute to the effective usage of natural resources. For more information about the recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, waste authority, approved scheme or your household waste disposal service or visit www.canon-europe.com/weee, or www.canon- europe.com/battery. Batteries are not included in MF231.
  • Page 450 The duplex function has been auto enabled during the set up and driver installation and Canon strongly recommends that you do not disable this function. You should continue to use the duplex function to reduce the environmental impact of your work with this product at all times.
  • Page 451 Appendix Adobe, PostScript, and the PostScript logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Copyright © 2007 -08 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Protected by U.S. Patents 5,737,599; 5,781,785; 5,819,301; 5,929,866; 5,943,063; 6,073,148; 6,515,763; 6,639,593; 6,754,382;...
  • Page 452 Appendix All instances of the name PostScript in the text are references to the PostScript language as defined by Adobe Systems Incorporated unless otherwise stated. The name PostScript also is used as a product trademark for Adobe Systems' implementation of the PostScript language interpreter. Except as otherwise stated, any reference to a "PostScript printing device,"...
  • Page 453 SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL ----------------------------------------------------------- SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007 ----------------------------------------------------------- PREAMBLE The goals of the Open Font License (OFL) are to stimulate worldwide...
  • Page 454 SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE 1) Neither the Font Software nor any of its individual components, in Original or Modified Versions, may be sold by itself. 2) Original or Modified Versions of the Font Software may be bundled, redistributed and/or sold with any software, provided that each copy contains the above copyright notice and this license.
  • Page 455 The Software Subjected to the Other License Conditions Please refer to Table of Software and respective License terms below, for more detail and corresponding license conditions. Table of Software Names of Software Terms and Conditions of the License: See Page bldimake FreeType snmp...
  • Page 456 bldimake Copyright (c) 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 The Open Group All right Reserved. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
  • Page 457 FreeType The FreeType Project LICENSE ---------------------------- 2006-Jan-27 Copyright 1996-2002, 2006 by David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, and Werner Lemberg Introduction ============ The FreeType Project is distributed in several archive packages; some of them may contain, in addition to the FreeType font engine, various tools and contributions which rely on, or relate to, the FreeType Project.
  • Page 458 somewhere in your documentation that you have used the FreeType code. (`credits') We specifically permit and encourage the inclusion of this software, with or without modifications, in commercial products. We disclaim all warranties covering The FreeType Project and assume no liability related to The FreeType Project. Finally, many people asked us for a preferred form for a credit/disclaimer to use in compliance with this license.
  • Page 459 engine'. This license applies to all files distributed in the original FreeType Project, including all source code, binaries and documentation, unless otherwise stated in the file in its original, unmodified form as distributed in the original archive. If you are unsure whether or not a particular file is covered by this license, you must contact us to verify this.
  • Page 460 original files must be preserved in all copies of source files. o Redistribution in binary form must provide a disclaimer that states that the software is based in part of the work of the FreeType Team, in the distribution documentation. We also encourage you to put an URL to the FreeType web page in your documentation, though this isn't mandatory.
  • Page 461 o freetype@nongnu.org Discusses general use and applications of FreeType, as well as future and wanted additions to the library and distribution. If you are looking for support, start in this list if you haven't found anything to help you in the documentation. o freetype-devel@nongnu.org Discusses bugs, as well as engine internals, design issues, specific licenses, porting, etc.
  • Page 462 snmp Copyright 1988, 1989 by Carnegie Mellon University All Rights Reserved Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of CMU not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the...
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  • Page 464 * copied and put under another distribution licence * [including the GNU Public Licence.] Copyright 1988, 1989 by Carnegie Mellon University Copyright 1989 TGV, Incorporated All Rights Reserved Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of CMU and TGV not be used...
  • Page 465 Incl Copyright (c) 1994-96 SunSoft, Inc. Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:...
  • Page 466 JPEG "this software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.". - 12 -...
  • Page 467 math Copyright (c) 1993 by Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved. Developed at SunPro, a Sun Microsystems, Inc. business. Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software is freely granted, provided that this notice is preserved. copysignf.c:* Copyright (c) 1993 by Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved. math_private.h:* Copyright (c) 1993 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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