Browse to the Canon support website and search for your printer's model number. Select your model from the search results.
Select Drivers & Downloads
Click the Operating System drop-down menu and select an operating system
Select and download the newest PS (Postscript) driver package from the driver list. This will appear under the Optional Driver(s) section. Example: PS_v4.17.9_Mac.zip
Double-click the downloaded .zip file to unzip it then double-click the .dmg disk image file to open it.
Run the Canon_PS_Installer.pkg installer from the disk image. Follow the installation prompts. Enter a macOS administrator name and password when prompted.
Close the installer when installation is complete.
Important: The entire queue name must be entered in UPPERCASE
If your department uses a Department ID/Chartstring, follow the steps below.
Important: Printing will fail silently if this step is skipped
Create a new, blank Word document
Open the Word document's print settings. Go to File > Print
Click the drop-down menu next to Printer: and select the printer added earlier
Click the drop-down menu next to Presets: and select Last Used Settings.
TIP: Click Show Details if the Presets menu is not visible.
Click the drop-down menu shown in and select Quality
Click the Color Mode: drop-down menu and select Black and White
Click Print to save the settings.
Note: the current Word document will print when the settings have been saved.
If you frequently switch between Black and White and Color printing, using presets can make switching between print modes more convenient.
Set the print mode to Black and White by following the steps in Set the print mode to Black and White
Click the drop-down menu next to Presets: and select Save Current Settings as Preset
Enter a name for the preset, such as Black and White
Make the preset available for Only this printer
Save a Color preset by repeating steps 1 through 5 substituting Color for Black and White where appropriate
Edit the macOS Printers & Scanners settings. Go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners
Select a printer from the left pane
Click Options & Supplies in the right pane
Select the Options tab
Click the drop-down menu next to Output Options: and select Staple Finisher U1
Note: If the department where your copier resides makes use of department codes, all Mac users will need to enable the Department ID Management functionality in order to receive a pop up where one can enter the department code when attempting to print. You may do that now, while you are in the Options tab by clicking the checkbox for Department ID Management. This should be left unchecked if your department does not use department codes. (see also section below, Enable and Save Department ID Management for full instructions, if you wish to do this later)
Close System Preferences
After enabling the stapler, new stapling options will appear in the Finishing preferences pane
Double sided print settings are found in the Finishing preferences pane. The Two-Sided print settings in the Layout preferences pane cannot be changed and should be ignored.