Wireless Set Up - PIXMA MX922 Printer

Article ID: ART164598 | Date published: 02/08/2016 | Date last updated: 02/26/2020


Learn how to connect your PIXMA MX922 to a wireless network (LAN).


View one of the videos below, or follow the written instructions to connect your PIXMA MX922 to a wireless network from a Windows or Mac® computer.

Before you begin

  • Check to see if your router is WPS-enabled. If you aren't sure, refer to connect your printer via WPS.

  • If you recently changed wireless routers or the security settings on your current router, the printer may lose its connection to the wireless network. In this case, reconnect the printer to your network.


Standard Setup

Connect your printer to a wireless network (with a Windows computer).

Connect your printer to a wireless network (with a Mac computer).


Written Instructions

Connect your printer to a wireless network

To connect your printer to a wireless network (LAN), follow the steps below.

  1. Press the Menu button on the printer.

  2. Use the arrow keys to highlight WLAN setup, then press OK.

    WLAN setup selected on printer menu - bottom right

  3. The printer searches for nearby networks.

    searching for access point screen

  4. The screen below appears with Standard setup selected for you. Press OK.
    Note If a WPS-enabled wireless router is nearby, a message will appear on the screen telling you to press the WPS button on the router, then the OK button on the printer. If you don't want to connect to that WPS-enabled router, press the Stop button on the printer to bypass this message.

    Standard setup pre-selected on Wireless LAN setup screen

  5. The printer searches for nearby networks and displays a list of nearby networks on the screen. Use the up / down arrow keys to select your network from the list. Then press OK.

    Select access point screen with My network selected

  6. If your wireless router has a password, the Enter passphrase screen displays.
    Note If your wireless network doesn't have a password, the printer will attempt to connect to the network automatically. When it connects, press OK.

    Enter passphrase screen with OK selected

  7. Press OK to go to the character entry screen.

  8. On the character entry screen, use the arrows and the OK button to enter in the characters for your password.

    Character entry screen

    • Lower case letters display by default. Press the middle Function button (below Aa1) to switch to upper case.

    • Press the middle Function button a second time to switch to numbers and symbols.

    • Press the right Function button (below Del. character) to erase an incorrect entry.

    • Refer to enter numbers, letters, and symbols for more information.

  9. After you enter the password, press the left Function button (under Done).

    Character entry screen with password completed and Done highlighted

  10. You will return to the Enter passphrase screen. The password you entered displays. Press OK to make corrections. If the entry is correct, press the left Function key (under End setup).

    Enter passphrase screen with entered characters ready

  11. The printer attempts to connect to the network.

    Connecting to the access point... screen

  12. When the printer connects to the network, press OK.

    Connected to the access point screen.


If the printer fails to connect to the wireless network

  1. Press OK and verify that the password you have entered is correct.

  2. Make any needed changes.

  3. If the password is correct, unplug the router, wait 15 seconds and plug it back in. Try again to connect.


Install setup software

Once your printer connects to the wireless network, you will install the printer software on your computer. 

Learn how to set up the software using the Setup CD on a Windows or Mac® computer.

You can also set up a Windows or Mac® computer by downloading the latest software from the Canon website.


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