Wireless Printer Set Up for Windows - MAXIFY MB2720

Article ID: ART166110 | Date published: 07/29/2016 | Date last updated: 02/18/2020
 

Description

Learn how to set up your MAXIFY MB2720 for wireless use from a Windows computer.

Solution

Wireless setup is a quick and easy way to connect your printer to your network. This can be used if you are setting up a new computer, adding additional computers, or reconnecting to the network after a router or network change.

There are two parts to the setup:

  1. Start the setup process on your printer.
  2. Download and run the setup file on your computer.


1. Start the setup process on your printer

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

    Note If an error screen displays, tap OK to dismiss the error, 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 run the setup file on your computer

  1. Go to the the Setup page, read the information, then select the Download button to download the setup file.
    Tip If your computer has a CD/DVD drive, you can use the Setup CD instead.

  2. Double-click on the downloaded file, then select Run. (If you're using the Setup CD, double-click on Run Msetup4.exe.)

  3. Select Start Setup.

    Start Setup screen with Start Setup button selected
     
  4. Continue to follow on-screen instructions. Select Yes on the License Agreement in order to continue.

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

    Wireless Connection radio button selected on Select Connection Method screen
     
  6. Select Connect via wireless router (recommended), then Next.

    Connect via wireless radio button selected
     
  7. On the Select Printer screen, select your printer (verify it by the last 5 digits of the serial number), then Next.

    Check box selected next to printer number (last 5 digits of printer number display)
     
  8. Drivers install. Wait for the installation to complete.

    Install progress screen
     
  9. On the Test Print page, select Execute to run a test print, or Next to continue.

    Test print screen, with Execute button at middle bottom and Next bottom at bottom right

  10. On the Setup Complete screen, select Next. You're almost finished.

  11. On the Software Installation List, select any optional software you want to install, then Next.

    Optional software can be selected via check box, then click Next at bottom right

  12. Skip or complete the User Registration. Follow all instructions if completing the registration.

  13. Select Exit. Setup is complete. You are ready to print wirelessly.

    Installation complete screen with Exit shown selected

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