Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Driver and User Manual

Tuesday, March 19th 2019. | i-SENSYS Series

Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Driver and User Manual for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux – If you need an office printer, you should look for nothing but Canon i-SENSYS MF212w. This printer from Canon is just one of those perfect printer that you need at the office. That is because this all in one printer offers you three different functions that can be very useful at the office.

For a start, this printer can print with nice detail and quality. This is something that you should not miss because most of those office printers have the average printing quality. This Canon i-SENSYS MF212w offers you the excellent printing quality. The second function is the fast copying speed. It is not a secret anymore that people have to copy many things at the office. This is also one thing that this printer offers. You will not need to worry if you have to copy a lot of pages in a short time.

The last one is scanning function. This printer is set with the scanning function as the complementary, for the printing and copying function of the Canon i-SENSYS MF212w. With all of those functions that you can get from this printer, it is no doubt that this printer will be something great for the office.

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Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Operating Systems Compatibility:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2
  • Windows XP SP3 32-bit
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 – macOS v10.12 (Sierra), and macOS v10.13 (High Sierra) or later
  • Linux

Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Specifications

Print speed Up to 23 ppm (A4)
Printing method Monochrome laser beam printing
Print quality Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi with Image Refinement
Print resolution 600 x 600 dpi
First Print Out Time 6 secs or less
Printer languages UFRII LT
Print margins 5 mm-top, bottom, left and right (other sizes than envelope) 10 mm-top, bottom, left and right (envelope)
Toner saver mode Yes
Copy speed Up to 23 ppm (A4)
First Copy Output Time (FCOT) Approx. 9.0 or less (A4)
Copy resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy Modes Text, Text/Photo, Text/Photo+, Photo
Multiple copies Up to 99 copies
Reduction / Enlargement 25-400% in 1% increments
Toner saver mode Yes
Other features Memory Sort, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID Card Copy
Type Colour
Scan resolution Optical: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Enhanced: Up to 9600 x 9600 dpi
Colour scanning depth 24-bit
Greyscales 256 levels
Compatibility TWAIN, WIA
Max. scan width 216 mm
Scanner type Flatbed
Paper input (Standard) 250-sheet tray
Paper output 100-sheet
Media types Plain, heavy, Recycled, Transparency, Label, Envelope
Media Sizes Tray:
Envelope: COM10, Monarch, C5, DL, Custom sizes: Min. 76.2 x 210mm to Max. 216 x 356mm
Multi-purpose tray:
Envelope: COM10, Monarch, C5, DL, Custom sizes (Min. 76.2 x 127mm to Max. 216 x 356mm)
Media Weights Tray: 60 to 163 g/m
Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 163 g/m
Interface type USB 2.0 Hi-speed
Operating System compatibility Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Software and printer management Printer driver, Scanner driver, MF Toolbox, Presto! PageManager, Toner Status Tool
Duty cycle Max. 8,000 pages per month
Memory 128 MB
Control panel 5 lines B&W LCD
Dimensions with trays (W x D x H) 390mm x 441mm x 312mm
Installation space (W x D x H) 390mm x 490mm x 622mm
Weight Approx. 10.1 Kg
Operating environment Temperature: 10 to 30ºC (50 to 86ºF)
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
Power Source AC 220~240V: 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Maximum: Approx. less than 1270 W
Active: Approx. less than 500 W
Stand by mode: Approx. 3.2 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 1.6 W
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 0.7 kWh/week
Noise Levels Sound pressure:
Active: 50dB (Quiet Mode: 45dB)
Standby: Inaudible
Sound Power Level:
Active: 6.5B (Quiet Mode: 6.1B)
Standby: 43dB or less
Cartridges Cartridge 737 (2, 400 pages)

Step 1: How to Setup or Install the Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Driver

This step tells you about to install Canon i-SENSYS MF212w without CD

What you required:

  1. You need to have a driver or software for Canon i-SENSYS MF212w, for the file of a driver, you can download on the link below.
  2. You need the USB cable to connect the printer to your computer.
  3. Next step, you can follow this instruction below to install Canon i-SENSYS MF212w printers for the setup file.
  4. The first step you need to turn on your computer and Canon MF212w printer.
  5. In this step trying to do not connect a USB cable before it is suggested.
  6. Next, you can download, the driver of Canon i-SENSYS MF212w and don’t forget to install it on your computer by following our instruction.
  7. You can connect the USB cable when the installation of the driver already finished.
  8. Follow the instructions to complete the installation process.
  9. When all step is finished, the Canon i-SENSYS MF212w is ready to use for the printing.

Step 2: How to Setup or Install the Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Driver Manually

For this step, you need to add the printer from the Windows feature.

  1. You require the software or Driver file of Canon i-SENSYS MF212w. You can download a driver on the links we provided.
  2. You need the USB cable for i-SENSYS MF212w printer.

This step how to install the driver:

  1. First, you need to turn on all of your devices.
  2. Connect the USB cable from your Canon i-SENSYS MF212w printer to the computer.
  3. Extract the file of driver or software that you have downloaded.
  4. Open “Control Panel”, then click on “View devices and printers”(Windows 7, 8, 10, and Vista). For Windows XP, you can open “Fax & Printers”.
  5. Choose your printer and click “Add a Printer”.
  6. If it has been ready for the driver location, choose the path where you need to extract the setup file.
  7. Follow all of the instructions to finish the installation.
  8. When all step is finished, the Canon i-SENSYS MF212w printer is ready to use on your computer.

What you required:

  1. You need a CD or DVD drive to install a driver on your computer.
  2. The driver or software CD Disk of Canon i-SENSYS MF212w that have included in the box of your printer.
  3. The USB Cable for connecting your printer to the computer.

Follow this instruction for the installation process with CD Drive.

  1. The first step, turn on your computer and Canon i-SENSYS MF212w printer.
  2. Insert CD disk to CD or DVD drive on your computer, and follow the instruction from CD.
  3. Do not connect the USB cable to the printer until needed.
  4. If the installation wizard needs to plug the USB Cable, connect the USB Cable of Canon i-SENSYS MF212w to the computer.
  5. If the USB Cable of Canon i-SENSYS MF212w is detected, follow the instructions for the next process of the installation.
  6. When all steps are done, you will get a notification the printer is ready to use.

How To Install Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Printer Driver On Linux:


  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.


  1. Turn on your computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Go to the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to the Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. You need to enter the username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon MF212w) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use on your computer.

How To Install Driver of Canon i-SENSYS MF212w on Mac OS:

  1. You need the file of the driver for your printer. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in a certain folder.
  2. You need to double-click on the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. You need to double-click again on the mounted Disk Image.
  4. For the last step, double-click on the driver file. Do not worry, the installation will be started automatically.

How to Uninstall Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Printer Driver:

For Windows:

  1. Click on Windows button on your computer keyboard.
  2. Open “Control Panel”.
  3. Chooses for “Uninstall a Program”
  4. Search for the name of the printer driver you want to uninstall.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is completed.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Click System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you want to uninstall. (Select Canon MF212w if your printer is of that type).
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate the Unlock button on the upper right section, open it.
  5. Enter a password.
  6. Then locate the Canon i-SENSYS MF212w printer driver you want to uninstall. Find a minus sign on it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

To download a driver or software for Canon i-SENSYS MF212w, just click on the links that we have provided in this table below. If find any broken link or some problem with this printer please let us know, we will fix it as soon as possible.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
[Windows 64bit] i-SENSYS MF212w MFDrivers (UFR II / FAX / ScanGear)V21.2047 MBDownload
[Windows 32bit] i-SENSYS MF212w MFDrivers (UFR II / FAX / ScanGear)V21.2042 MBDownload
UFR II/UFRII LT V4 Printer Driver V7.0 (Windows 10, 8.1, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019)V7.0101 MBDownload
Scanner Driver & Utilities for Macintosh V2.14.0 [Mac OS: 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12/10.13/10.14]V2.14.092 MBDownload
MF Printer Driver & Utilities for Macintosh V10.11.1 [Mac OS : 10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12/10.13/10.14]V10.11.122 MBDownload
[Win&Mac] MF212w e-ManualUSRM2480218 MBDownload
MF212w User's GuideUSRM2480205 MBDownload
MF212w Getting StartedFT6089300011 MBDownload

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Canon i-SENSYS MF212w Software and Driver Download for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

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