PIXMA TS8020 Easy Wireless Connect setup - Mac OS X Computers

Article ID: ART167459 | Date published: 03/09/2017 | Date last updated: 03/18/2021


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Wireless Setup - Mac OS X Computers

To be able to use the PIXMA TS series printer to print or scan wirelessly on a Mac computer, the printer must first be connected to the Wireless Network and software drivers and applications installed on the computer.  The instructions /  screenshots  below show the setup program steps  when using the "Easy Wireless Connect" method to connect to the wireless network.

The setup process consists of 2 parts: 

1. Starting Easy Wireless Connect on the printer, and
2. Downloading and running the setup file to install the drivers and software.


1.  Start  Easy Wireless Connect on the printer.


Prior to starting setup on the Computer, Smartphone or tablet device, start the Easy wireless connect on the printer.  Then complete the setup on the computer or device. 
See the procedure below to start the Easy Wireless connect.

  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

    (Appears in a new window)

If the printer is performing cleaning, print head alignment, or other processes

Wait for the process to finish, before starting setup.

  1. If HOME is displayed on the left side of the screen, tap HOME.

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

    HOME screen
  2. Tap Network status (B).

    HOME screen: Select Network status
  3. Tap LAN settings.

    Basic network information screen: Select LAN settings
  4. Tap Wireless LAN.

    LAN settings screen: Select Wireless LAN
  5. Tap Wireless LAN setup.

    Wireless LAN screen: Select Wireless LAN setup
  6. Tap Easy wireless connect.

    Other setup screen: Select Easy wireless connect
  7. Tap Yes.

    Easy wireless connect screen: Settings will be made on a computer or smartphone, etc.
  8. When the printer preparation is complete, the screen below appears.

    Return to the setup application screen and proceed with the setup.

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

2. Download and run the setup file.

Read the information taking note of the information concerning warning messages that may appear during setup then click the "Download" button.

  1. Start setup.  Click Next on the first screen.


  2. Select Start Setup

  3. Select appropriate region and click Next

  4. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

  5. Select Agree or Do Not Agree to the Survey.

  6. Status check occurs

  7. Select Yes on the Connection Method.  *Note :  (Model #) used in example.  Actual model series number will appear in the setup program.

  8. Setup continues. If the *Select wireless router screen (below) appears, select the wireless router to connect to the printer, enter the Network Key (password) and click Next.

    * The router being used and its network settings determines whether or not this screen appears

  9. Network Connection completed.  Click Next

  10. Drivers install.

  11. Click Add Printer on the Add Printer screen

  12. On the Add screen, select the TS series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column.  Select the Canon TS(Model #) series* in the Use: dropdown list. 

    *Note: the Model series varies by model, TS(Model #) series is used as an example only

  13. Click Next on the Add Printer screen.

  14. Click Next

  15. Setup complete.  Click Next

  16. Select any optional application software desired.  Click Next

  17. Click Next

  18. Click Next or Skip

  19. Click Exit.  


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