MAXIFY MB2120 Setup on a Wireless Network - Mac

Article ID: ART166115 | Date published: 07/29/2016 | Date last updated: 02/11/2020


Learn how to set up your Maxify MB2120 printer on a wireless network from your Mac.


Follow the steps below to set up your PIXMA MB2120 on a Wi-Fi® network so you can easily manage it from a Mac® computer.

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 panel.

  2. Use the arrow buttons (B) to select LAN settings.

  3. Press the OK button.

  4. Press Wireless LAN setup, then the OK button.

    Image shows Home button (A) and up/down arrow buttons (B) on printer panel

  5. Select Cableless setup, then Press the OK button.

    Cableless setup selected from Wireless LAN setup screen


2. Download and run the setup file on your computer

  1. Get the setup file, read the information, then select Download.
  2. From the file location where you save downloads, double-click on the .dmg file.

  3. When the Canon_IJ window opens, double-click on the Setup icon.

  4. Select Next on the first screen.

  5. Select Start Setup.

    Start Setup selected on the Start Setup screen
  6. Select Yes on the License Agreement screen to continue.
  7. On the Select Connection Method screen, select the Wireless LAN Connection radio button, then Next.

    Wireless LAN connection radio button selected and Next button selected at bottom right
  8. Select Connect via wireless router (recommended), then Next.

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

    Printers on the Network list screen shows printer selected via a checkmark to the left of the line entry and the Next button selected at bottom right
  10. The printer drivers install. Wait for the process to finish.

    Install progress screen
  11. Click Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

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

    Canon MB series selected in the Bonjour Multifunction row, Canon MB series selected in the Use: field, and Add button selected toward bottom right
  13. Select Next on the Add Printer screen.

    Next Selected on Add Printer screen
  14. Select Execute to do a test print, or Next to continue.

    Next selected from Test Print screen


  15. Select Next.

    Setup complete screen with Next selected at bottom right

  16. On the Software Installation List screen, select any optional software to install, then Next.

    Software installation list shows sample additional software selected, and Next selected at bottom right
  17. Skip or complete the User Registration.
  18. Select the Exit button. Installation is complete.


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