How to Update Canon imagerunner 1023if Firmware 18
The Canon imagerunner 1023if is a multifunction device that offers full color document distribution, powerful Super G3 faxing and advanced capabilities for small businesses and workgroups[^2^]. It operates at up to 23 pages-per-minute (LTR) and supports a variety of paper sizes and media types.
One of the features of the Canon imagerunner 1023if is that it can be updated with new firmware versions to enhance its performance and functionality. Firmware is the software that controls the device's hardware and communicates with the operating system. Updating the firmware can fix bugs, improve compatibility, add new features and increase security.
In this article, we will show you how to update your Canon imagerunner 1023if firmware 18, which is the latest version available as of April 2023. This firmware version includes improvements for scanning, printing, faxing and network connectivity. To update your device, you will need a computer with internet access, a USB cable and a USB flash drive.
Step 1: Download the Firmware File
The first step is to download the firmware file from the official Canon website. You can find it by following these steps:
Go to https://www.canon-europe.com/support/products/imagerunner/ [^1^]
Select your device model from the list or enter it in the search box.
Click on "Drivers & Downloads".
Select your operating system and language.
Click on "Firmware" and then on "imageRUNNER 1023iF Firmware Version 18".
Read the description and the instructions carefully and click on "Download".
Save the file to your computer. It should be a zip file named "iR1023iF_Firmware_Ver18.zip".
Step 2: Extract the Firmware File
The next step is to extract the firmware file from the zip file. You can use any software that can unzip files, such as WinZip or 7-Zip. To extract the file, follow these steps:
Locate the zip file on your computer and right-click on it.
Select "Extract All" or "Extract Here" depending on your software.
Choose a destination folder where you want to save the extracted files. You can use the default folder or create a new one.
Click on "Extract" or "OK".
You should see a folder named "iR1023iF_Firmware_Ver18" with several files inside.
Step 3: Copy the Firmware File to a USB Flash Drive
The third step is to copy the firmware file to a USB flash drive. You will need a USB flash drive with at least 256 MB of free space and formatted in FAT32. To copy the file, follow these steps:
Insert the USB flash drive into your computer's USB port.
Open the folder where you extracted the firmware files.
Find the file named "iR1023iF_Firmware_Ver18.bin". This is the firmware file that you need to copy.
Right-click on the file and select "Copy".
Open the USB flash drive folder on your computer.
Right-click on an empty space and select "Paste".
You should see the file copied to your USB flash drive.
Eject the USB flash drive safely from your computer.
Step 4: Update the Firmware on Your Device
The final step is to update the firmware on your device using the USB flash drive. To do this, follow these steps:
Turn off your device and disconnect it from any power source.
Insert the USB flash drive into your device's USB port.