How to perform the wireless setup using a USB cable (Mac OS X) - PRO-10 / PRO-100

Article ID: ART152916 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 04/24/2019


This article provides information on how to perform the wireless setup for the PIXMA PRO-10 / PRO-100 with a USB cable on a Mac.



How to perform the wireless setup using a USB cable (Mac OS X)
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Read Me First

- Before performing the wireless setup
Regarding the preparations and the procedures for using the printer in a wireless connection, refer to [ The necessary environment and the procedures for using the printer in a wireless connection ].


Perform the setup using a USB cable

  • First, confirm the information necessary for performing the wireless LAN setup using a USB cable.
In most cases, "Wireless Setup Using the USB cable" will be used to connect the machine to your access point or router. Before you continue, you must gather the following information which will be required during the installation.
Refer to the instruction manual for the access point or the router you are using, or you may contact each manufacturer for help.



- Access Point Name/Network Name
* Also referred to as SSID.
An identifier to identify the specific access point.



- Network Key
* Also referred to as encryption key, WEP key or WPA/WPA2 passphrase, Pre-Shared key.
A password to prevent unauthorized access to the network.




Do not connect the USB cable yet.



  • Quit all applications before installation.
  • Internet connection may be required during the installation. Connection fees apply.



Screens are based on Mac OS X v.10.7. Actual screens may differ depending on the OS version.



1. Insert the CD-ROM into the computer.

If the USB cable is already connected, unplug it. If a message appears on the computer, click Cancel.




Double-click the Setup icon of the CD-ROM folder to proceed to the following screen. Enter your administrator name and password, then click OK.

If the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon on the desktop.

If you do not know your administrator name or password, click the help button, then follow the on-screen instructions.
If the CD-ROM does not autorun:
Double-click the CD-ROM icon on the desktop.



3. Click Next.



4. Click Network Connection.



5. Click Wireless Connection.



6. Click Connect to the network.



Follow the instruction and go to step 7.



7. Click Wireless Setup Using the USB cable.


Install the Software (Information)

Lets perform the software installation.



1. Click Next.

  • If the Access Points screen appears
Select the access point for printer to connect to, and click Connect.

When Connect is grayed out, the access point you selected may be encrypted.

To connect to this access point, enter the network key and then click Connect.



2. Click Add Printer.

  • 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.
- The machine is turned on.
- The firewall function of any security software is turned off.
- The computer is connected to the access point.
XXX: xxx refers to the model name you are using.



3. Select Canon xxx series Canon IJ Network and click Add.

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.



4. Click Next.



5. Click Next.



- Important Information for the Installation



  • If the Extended Survey Program screen appears

If you can agree to Extended Survey Program, click Agree.
If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed.
(This has no effect on the machine's functionality.)



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



7. Quick Menu starts.



The end of the procedure of the wireless LAN setup.


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