Types of Wireless Connection Setups - PIXMA MX512

Article ID: ART137725 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 07/02/2021


Learn about different wireless setup connection methods for your PIXMA MX512.


You can set up your printer wirelessy via the Standard or WPS® (Wi-Fi Protected Setup®) methods. Please review the information below.

Standard setup connection. 

WPS connection


Good to know.

  • Go to the PIXMA MX512 support page if you misplaced your setup CD-ROM or if your computer doesn't have a CD-ROM drive.

  • The drivers and software needed for the printer can be found in the Recommended Downloads tab, the Drivers tab, and/or the Software tab.

  • Mac® users should download and install the scanner driver, the ICA driver, MP Navigator EX, the CUPS printer driver, and the IJ Network Tool.

  • Mac users need to add the printer in the Print & Fax, Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners settings section (settings section name based on the OS version) after wireless connection is successful.

  • Windows® users should download and install the MP Driver and MP Navigator EX.  

  • Follow all on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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