CANON MX492 NOT CONNECTING TO WI-FI

CANON MX492 NOT CONNECTING TO WI-FI

Canon MX492 is an awesome printer that supports an extensive range of connectivity options. When it fails to connect to your Wi-Fi network, don’t worry; the issue can be resolved with the proper solutions. On this page, we have given you the best techniques to fix the printer that fails to connect to Wi-Fi. Read this article and fix your issue without much effort.

CANON MX492 NOT CONNECTING TO WI-FI

Check the connections

  • Whenever your printer fails to connect to your Wi-Fi network, check whether any issue is there with your Internet. If there is no stability with your Internet connection, you will probably end up in trouble.
  • If you have connected your printer and the computer via a USB cable, check whether the connection is firm enough at both ends. If you find any damage to the cable, replace it with a new one.
  • In case you have connected your Canon printer and the computer via a Wi-Fi network, check whether you have connected them to the same network.

Turn off Use Printer Offline

  • When you enable Use Printer Offline, you cannot connect your printer to your Wi-Fi network. To fix the issue, you need to turn off the Use Printer Offline option.
  • To do so, click Start (on your Windows computer) and go to the Devices and Printers section.
  • Right-click on your printer and choose the See what’s printing option.
  • Go to the Printer tab and disable the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Now, check whether you can connect your Canon MX492 printer to your Wi-Fi network.

Update the printer driver

  • An outdated printer driver can cause communication issues between your printer and the computer, so it is always recommended to keep the printer driver up to date.
  • If you want to get the updated printer driver, visit Canon’s official website, enter your printer model and download the updated printer driver that supports your Operating System.
  • Now, check whether you can connect your Canon MX492 printer to your Wi-Fi network.

Reinstall the printer driver

  • In case you don’t find any updates for your printer driver, you can go ahead to reinstall the driver; it can help you fix the issue.
  • To do so, go to the Device Manager of your computer and uninstall the driver of your Canon printer.
  • Reinstall the same printer driver and check whether your issue is fixed.

Reset your printer

  • Resetting the printer can fix the bugs automatically. To reset your printer, turn it off and disconnect the power cable.
  • Let your printer be undisturbed for a minute.
  • Reconnect the power cord to your printer and turn it on.
  • Now, check whether your Canon MX492 printer can connect to Wi-Fi.

If your Canon MX492 printer still cannot connect to Wi-Fi, get back to us for remote assistance.

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