Easy Wireless Setup for Windows - PIXMA TS5020
Article ID: ART167278 | Date published: 01/20/2017 | Date last updated: 02/18/2020
 

Description

Use Easy Wireless Connect setup on a Windows PC to connect your PIXMA TS5020 to a wireless network.

Solution

Note This article refers to setup on a Windows Operating System. Visit this article for setup on a Mac®.

To print or scan wirelessly with the PIXMA TS series printer, you will start the Easy Wireless Connect process on your printer, then complete it on your computer or device. 


The setup process consists of two parts:

  1. Start Easy Wireless Connect on your printer.
  2. Download and run the setup file on your computer.


1. Start  Easy Wireless Connect on your printer.

  1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. If the power is on, the POWER lamp (A) will be lit.

    figure: POWER lamp lights up
  2. If the printer is busy with a task like cleaning or print head alignment, wait for the process to finish.

  3. Press the HOME button (B) on the printer. If an error screen displays, press OK, then the HOME button.

    HOME screen
  4. Use the up / down UpDown or left / right LeftRight arrow buttons (C) to select the network status Network status (D).

  5. Select Yes.

    Easy wireless connect screen: Settings will be made on a computer or smartphone, etc.
  6. When the printer preparation is complete, the screen below appears. Return to the setup screen to continue the process.

    Easy wireless connect screen: Follow the instructions on the computer or smartphone, etc. to perform the operation.


2. Download and run the setup file on your computer*

*Setup can also be performed by using the Setup CD.
  1. Get the setup file and read the information carefully. Make note of what to do if the setup file doesn't run automatically. Select the Download button to start the process.
  2. Select Start Setup.
    Note Use the updated software found on internet will only appear if you use the Setup CD. If you download the setup file in step 1, this option will not appear. Using this option will make the setup program function exactly like the setup file from step 1

    Start Setup screen with Start Setup selected from middle top
  3. Select your country or region, then Next.

  4. Select Yes to the License Agreement.

    License Agreement screen with Yes button selected at bottom right
  5. Select Agree or Do not agree to the Extended Survey Program.

  6. Select Next

    Firewall Settings page with Next selected at bottom right

  7. Select Yes on the Connection Method screen.

    Check the Connection method screen with Yes selected at bottom right

  8. If the Select wireless router screen (below) appears, select the router you want to connect to the printer, enter the Network Key (password) and select Next.
    Note Depending on your printer model, this screen may not appear.

    Select wireless router screen with My Router chosen under routers list and Network Key entered - Next chosen at bottom right

  9. The system will indicate that it's setting up. When you see the Connection completed screen, select Next.

    Connection completed screen with Next chosen at bottom right
  10. On the Setup Complete page, select Next. You may also want to check the box to make this your default printer. You are almost finished.

    Setup complete screen with Next chosen and Set as default printer checked.

  11. Select any optional application software desired (click the checkbox to select or unselect an option), then choose Next.

    Software installation list screen with sample software selected and Next button at bottom right of screen

  12. Select Next from the You Can Print... screen.

    You Can Print from a Smartphone or Tablet screen

  13. Select Next or Skip on the User Registration page.

  14. Select Exit

    Installation complete, Exit button selected

    The installation is complete and you are ready to print or scan wirelessly.