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How to install the color printer on your computer

  1. Go to
  2. Search “5870” in the search field
  3. Under imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C5870i, click “drivers & downloads”
  4. For apple devices, select UFRII_v10.19.10 or most current version that supports your operating system. e.g.:
    UFRII v10.19.10 Printer Driver for Mac OS X supports; Mac OS X v10.10.5 to v10.11.6 / Mac OS X v10.12 to v10.15.7 / Mac OS X v11.0 to v11.5.2 (Intel & M1).5.
  5. Click “download”
  6. In your downloads, double-click the installer icon, then go through the prompts to install. You will need to enter your user password.
  7. When it’s finished installing, open your System Preferences and select Printers & Scanners.
  8. Delete (using the “-” button) any old printers you are no longer using.
  9. Click the “+” to add new printer.
  10. The “Add” window will pop up. In this window:
    1. Click on the middle globe “IP” icon.
    2. In the address field, type in “”.
    3. In the protocol field, select “Internet Printing Protocol – IPP”
    4. In the name field, erase and type “Canon C5870”
    5. In the Use field, select “select software”. A Printer Software window will appear. in the search field, type “iR-ADV C5860/5870” and press OK.
    6. Press “Add” button.
  11. Lastly, from the “Printers & Scanners” window, select “options & supplies”
    1. Click “Utility”
    2. Click “Open Printer Utility”
    3. Click “Printer Information” – wait a few seconds and a window will pop up. Click “OK”.
    4. Click “Save Settings”

Now that you’ve installed your printer, here are instructions to set your defaults:

  1. Open your web browser and type in “localhost:631”
  2. If the webpage loads with an error message, copy the text between the quotes, open “terminal” and paste text into the terminal window.
  3. Reload the webpage. It should read CUPS at the top.
  4. In the top grey menu bar, click on “Administration”
  5. Under the Printers heading, click on the “Manage Printers” button.
  6. Click on Canon_C5870
  7. In the Administration drop-down menu, select “Set Default Options”
  8. Under Finishing, select 1-sided or 2-sided printing; under Quality, select Black & White. When done, click “Set Default Options” at the bottom. It will make you enter your user name and password.
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