Canon printers are good at connectivity as they provide seamless connectivity while printing or scanning your documents from your computer. However, you might also get wireless connection errors due to various factors. If the wireless hardware is powered off or your printer is out of network range during the wireless setup, you may get the error E32 on the printer’s LCD. In such cases, you should troubleshoot the network issue to resolve the Canon printer error E32.

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Solution 1: Troubleshoot the wireless connection

  1. First, turn off your printer and disconnect its power cord from the wall outlet.
  2. Next, restart your router.
  3. If you have connected your router to your modem, check if the connection between them is stable.
  4. Ensure that your printer is placed closer to your router.
  5. Reduce Wi-Fi interference, if any.
  6. Reconnect your printer to the power supply and turn it on.
  7. Try to connect your printer to your wireless network and check if the problem is resolved.
  8. If the error code E32 reappears, move on to the next solution.

Solution 2: Use the WPS Push Button method

Sometimes, mistakes can happen while entering the wireless credentials on the printer LCD. To resolve the Canon printer error E32, try to execute the wireless setup using the WPS Push Button method. It doesn’t require any wireless credentials for the wireless setup. All you need is a WPS-supported router.

  1. To begin with, go to the printer control panel.
  2. Go to the wireless settings menu.
  3. Select the Wi-Fi Setup option and choose WPS.
  4. When the printer prompts you to start the WPS operation, press the WPS button on your router.
  5. Wait for your printer to connect to your wireless network automatically.
  6. Once the connection is made, print a wireless configuration report.
  7. In case you are getting the error again, execute the next solution.

Solution 3: Reinstall the printer driver

  1. Before starting, reset the network settings to factory defaults on your printer.
  2. Connect your printer to your wireless network.
  3. Next, connect your PC to the same wireless network as your printer.
  4. Remove the existing Canon printer driver from your computer.
  5. Get the latest driver from the official Canon site.
  6. Run the installation and carry out the on-screen instructions.
  7. Make sure that you select the Wireless network connection option when the setup wizard prompts you to choose the connection type.

You have now seen how to resolve the Canon printer error code E32.

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