Use the Canon PRINT app to set up the MAXIFY Printer to the Wireless Network - iOS devices

Article ID: ART166122 | Date published: 07/29/2016 | Date last updated: 08/27/2019


Set Up The Printer For Use On A Wireless Network Using The Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY Mobile App For iOS Smartphones And Tablets


You can use the Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY application to set up your MAXIFY printer to the wireless network. The app itself can be used for scanning and printing from your iOS device and for making copy settings. Prior to setup you will need to have the Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY app installed on your tablet or Smartphone (Get the Application) and power on the printer

  1. Start Cableless Setup on the 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, then open the Canon PRINT / Inkjet SELPHY application to continue setup.

      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. In your device's Settings screen, connect to the Wi-Fi network that begins with "Canon_ij_", then open the Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY app.

  3. Tap the + (Plus)  icon

  4. Tap Register Printer.

  5. Tap OK on the preparation complete message.

  6. Tap Auto Select Conn. Method (recommended).

  7. Tap the name of the router (Network name) which will be used.

  8. Enter the password for the wireless router and tap OK.

  9. Tap OK on the Sent the settings message.

  10. Tap your printer name in the found printer list.  Canon Printer Name is shown in the example.  Actual printer name listed varies by model.

  11. Type a name for the printer, then tap OK.

  12. Printer registration is now finished. Printer is ready to print.

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