Using downloaded files to set up the printer for use over a Wireless LAN (Mac OS X)

Article ID: ART133117 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 12/22/2015
 

Description

Using downloaded files to set up the printer for use over a Wireless LAN (Mac OS X)

Solution

Procedures

Using the downloaded printer driver, scanner driver, and Network Tool, you can build a network connection by following the procedures below.

note:

Please complete the settings on the main unit in advance if any. Network Tool has to be installed at the end of the procedures.



 

Procedure 1: Install the printer driver and scanner driver.

1. Double-click the downloaded file to decompress it.

2. Double-click the [pkg] file.

3. Click Install. When the subsequent window is displayed, fulfill Name and Password, then click OK.

4. Click Close to finish the installation.

5. And in the same way, install the scanner driver.

Procedure 2: Install Network Tool, then register the printer and scanner.

1. Double-click the downloaded file to decompress it.

2. Double-click the [pkg] file.

3. Click Install. When the subsequent window is displayed, fulfill Name and Password, then click OK.

4. Click Restart to restart the computer.

5. When the Canon IJ Network Tool window is displayed, select LAN connection, then click OK.

6. When the Setup Preparations window is displayed, confirm that the printer is ready for the setup, then click OK.

7. In the Canon IJ Network Tool window, select Setup from the pop-up menu, then click Mxxxx series in Printers.

important:

Until the network setting is complete, use USB connection for the setup.



 
note:

XXX: xxx refers to the model name you are using.



 

8. When the Access Points window is displayed, select the Access Point you want to use. Then enter your Network Password, and click Connect.

reference:

If you are unable to retrieve the network key or other settings refer to the manual of your access point or router, or contact its manufacturer.



 
important:

For how to confirm the Access Point Name / Network Name, Network Password, refer to the instructions of the Access Point or router you are using, or contact their manufacturers.



 

9. When the Setup Completion window is displayed, remove the USB cable connecting the computer and this product, then click Next.

10. Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed the installation.

11. When the Add Printer window is displayed, wait until your printer model is listed. Select your printer model (Canon Mxxxx series), then click Add.

12. Confirm that Mxxxx series is added in the printer list.

13. In the Canon IJ Network Scanner Selector window, select Canon Mxxxx series in TWAIN Data Source Name. Then, select the MAC address of this product from the Network Device List and click Apply.

reference:

For how to confirm your MAC address, refer to the on-screen manual of this product.



 

14. Confirm that the MAC address is checked. Then, click Exit to close the dialog box.

The end of the procedure.

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