how to connect canon wireless printer

How to Connect Canon Wireless Printer

The Canon wireless printers can be connected to a wireless network by following How to connect canon wireless printer steps. Turn on your Canon printer and switch on the Wi-Fi button. Connect you printer and computer and to the network then download and install the printer software. Try to print using your printer.

Network Setup and WPS Connection Method in Canon Wireless Printer

  1. Connect your Canon printer to a non fluctuating power source.
  2. Turn on your printer and computer.
  3. Check and ensure that you have Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), in which you cannot access to a network without password.
  4. Gather the Network access and the Network password.
  5. Connect your printer and computer the secured wireless network.
  6. Download the printer driver software from the manufacturer’s site.
  7. Install the downloaded software and ensure that it supports on your computer.
  8. Try to print or scan using your Canon printer.
how to connect canon wireless printer

Process of Connecting a Canon Printer to a Wireless Network

To work on how to connect canon wireless printer, plug your Printer to a non-fluctuating electrical outlet. Turn on your printer and computer. Before connecting your printer and computer wireless network, ensure that you have a protected Wi-Fi connection. Some access points such as routers and hubs feature an automatic connection button labeled as “WPS” (stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup).

The WPS allows connecting your printer in a secure and protected network. You can access the network only by using a password. Make sure that your Canon printer is turned on and the WPS button which is on the router is accessible and can be pressed when required.

If the printer does not have the touch interface then connect to the network by the following steps. Until the ON lamp flashes, press and hold the Wi-Fi button on your printer. Then press the Wi-Fi button and the network information page will be printed. In the printout, it will be mentioned that the network connection is active so that you can ensure that you have an active network access.

If your printer has the touch interface, click on the Home button then swipe the screen to the left and tap on WLAN icon. Then click on the Wireless LAN setup, a blue light will be flashed which ensure that the wireless connection is enabled. Now the printer automatically searches for access points supporting the WPS feature.

Tap on the Start setup option then press and hold the WPS button and click OK on the printer within 2 minutes to connect to the access point. The Screen will be shown the message “Connected to the access point”. Tap OK to complete the setup process.

If you are using a standard network setup, Tap on the Standard setup option and enter the network password then tap on Apply option and OK to complete the network setup. After access to a wireless network, search for the driver software for your printer in the Canon site by entering the printer model. Download and install the printer driver software on your computer.

If any error persists after the driver installation, use troubleshooting tool to scan and diagnose the error. Either you can contact the customer support or search the manual guide provided along with the Canon printer for How to connect canon wireless printer. Finally, when the setup completes successfully, try to print or scan using your printer.

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