How to change the connection method from USB to wireless - iP110

Article ID: ART116691 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 05/09/2019
 

Description

This article will show you how to set up your PIXMA iP110 to work wirelessly if you are currently using it via USB.

 

Solution

The environment necessary for the wireless connection

Before connecting this printer to the network, confirm the following two items, (A) and (B).
 
 
(A) Access point or router (supporting IEEE802.11b/g/n)
 
An access point or router is a relay device which connects not only the Internet and network devices such as a computer or printer, but also one network device to another.

So, your access point or router must be properly set before you go to the next setup step.
 
(B) The computer to be used with the printer must be connected to the network.
 
In order to confirm whether the computer to be used with the printer is connected to the network, try to browse the Internet website from the computer.

 

1. Select the wireless setup method

To use the printer wirelessly, you first need to connect the printer to the access point.
The connection method will be determined by the access point you are using.
While referring to [ Wireless LAN connection of your printer to an access point ], connect the printer to the access point.
When the printer and access point are connected, install the software.  Windows instructions are below.  Click here for Mac instructions.

 

2. Install the Software (Windows)

 

 Important
  • Quit all applications before installation.
     
  • Log on using an administrator account.

 

 Note
  • If the computer is equipped with a CD-ROM drive, you can use CD-ROM for installation.

 
  • Click [ Run Msetup4.exe ] on the AutoPlay screen, then click [ Yes ] or [ Continue ] on the User Account Control dialog box.

If the CD-ROM does not autorun:
Double-click [ (My) Computer ] > CDROM icon > [ MSETUP4.EXE. ]
Go to Step 5 and follow the instructions.


If you do not have the Setup CD-ROM or if your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive:
 

  1. Click here.
     
  2. Make sure that Windows is shown in the drop down menu at the upper right corner.  If it is not, select it.
     
  3. Click Download.



    If you are asked to run or save the file, save it to your computer.
     
  4. Double-click the downloaded .exe file.
    The setup will start automatically. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.


     
  5. Click [ Change Connection Method ].



    Follow the instruction until the screen below is displayed.

 Note
  • The setup instructions for printer connection will be shown. However, since you have already connected the printer in [ 1. Select the wireless setup method ], you do not need to do it again. Just select the same connection method as you have done in [ 1. Select the wireless setup method ], and skip the subsequent instructions by clicking Next until you see the screen below.

 

  1. Click [ Next ].



    Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation.
     
  2. When the Setup Completion dialog box appears, click Complete.


     
  3. Click [ Next ].


     
  4. Click [ Exit ] to complete the installation.

 

Now the printer connection method is changed from USB to wireless.

 



2. Install the Software (Mac OS X)

 

 Important
  • Quit all applications before installation.

 

  1. Click here.
     
  2. Make sure that macOS is shown in the drop down menu at the upper right corner.  If it is not, select it.
     
  3. Click Download.



    If you are asked to open or save the file to your computer, save it.
     
  4. Double-click the downloaded .dmg file.
     
  5. Double-click the [ Setup ] icon.


     
  6. Click [ Next ].


     
  7. In the subsequent screen, enter the administrator name and password. Then click [ Install Helper ].


     
  8. Click [ Change Connection Method ].



    Follow the instruction until the screen below is displayed.

 Note
  • The setup instructions for printer connection will be shown. However, since you have already connected the printer in [ 1. Select the wireless setup method ], you do not need to do it again. Just select the same connection method as you have done in [ 1. Select the wireless setup method ], and skip the subsequent instructions by clicking Next until you see the screen below.

 

  1. Click [ Next ].



    Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation.
     
  2. Click [ Add Printer ].


 Note
  • The alphanumeric characters after "Canon xxx series" is the machines Bonjour service name or MAC address.
     
  • If the machine is not detected, make sure of the following.
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    • The machine is turned on.
       
    • The firewall function of any security software is turned off.
       
    • The computer is connected to the network.

 

  1. Select Canon xxx series Canon IJ Network and click [ Add ].


 Caution
  • If you will be installing the Canon printer driver on Mac OS X and using the printer through a network connection, you can select [Bonjour] or [Canon IJ Network] in the [Add Printer] dialog.
     
  • If [Bonjour] is selected, remaining ink level messages may differ from those indicated by [Canon IJ Network].
    Canon recommends you to use [Canon IJ Network] for printing.

 

  1. Click [ Next ].


     
  2. Click [ Next ].


     
  3. Click [ Exit ] to complete the installation.
    Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.

 

Now the printer connection method is changed from USB to wireless.

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