Wireless Setup With a Mac - MAXIFY MB2720

Article ID: ART166104 | Date published: 07/29/2016 | Date last updated: 02/18/2020


Wirelessly connect your MAXIFY MB2720 to your network with a Mac.


Wireless setup method is an easy way to set up your printer on a wireless network for use with your Mac®.

Use this for first-time installs, for adding the printer to other computers on the network, or for reconnecting to the router.

This is a two-step process:

  1. Start wireless setup on your printer.
  2. Download and install the setup file on your computer.

1. Start wireless setup on your printer

  1. Press the HOME button (A) on the printer.

    If an error screen is displayed, tap OK, then press the HOME button.

    HOME screen
  2. Flick the screen left or right, then tap LAN settings.

    HOME screen: Select LAN settings
  3. Tap Wireless LAN setup.

    LAN settings screen: Select Wireless LAN setup
  4. Tap Cableless setup.

    Wireless LAN setup screen: Select Cableless setup
  5. Tap OK.

    Cableless setup screen: Enable direct communication with a computer or smartphone, etc., to retrieve the setting details and set up.  arrow  Cableless setup screen: Follow the instructions on the computer or smartphone, etc. to perform the operation.


2. Download and install the setup file on your computer

  1. Download the setup file.

  2. Double-click the downloaded .dmg file. Double-click the Setup icon when the Canon_IJ window opens.

  3. Select Next on the first screen.

    Next selected from setup screen
  4. Select Start Setup.

    Start Setup selected from start screen
  5. Select Yes on the License Agreement screen.

  6. On the Select Connection Method screen, select Wireless LAN Connection, then Next.

    Wireless LAN Connection radio button selected, Next button at bottom right of screen selected
  7. Select Connect via wireless router (recommended), then Next.

    Connect via wireless router radio button selected, Next selected at bottom right of screen
  8. On the Printers on Network List, select your printer (verify it by the last 5 digits of its serial number), then select Next.

    Printer shown selected with asterisks, then a 5-digit serial number shown as the same. Next button selected from bottom right.
  9. Drivers are installed. Wait for the process to finish.

    Driver install screen showing download progress
  10. Select Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

  11. On the Add screen, select the MB**** series printer with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column (**** represents the MAXIFY model number). Select Canon MB**** series from the Use: drop-down, then select Add.

    Canon MB followed by asterisks selected under Name. Canon MB following by asterisks selected under Use:
  12. Select Next on the Add Printer screen.

  13. Click Next on the Test Print Window, then click Next on the Setup Complete screen. You are almost finished.

  14. On the Software List, select any optional software to install, then select Next.

    Optional software selected via check box. Next selected at bottom right.
  15. Skip or complete the User Registration.

  16. Setup is complete. Select Exit.

    Exit chosen on installation complete screen

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