Set up the PIXMA G4200 Printer for use on a Wireless LAN - Windows

Article ID: ART167501 | Date published: 03/14/2017 | Date last updated: 09/20/2019
 

Description

Windows / Wireless Network

 Note
  • This article provides instructions for setting up the PIXMA G4200 to a wireless network using the "Easy Wireless Connect" method.  If you would like to manually enter in your network information, please click here for instructions.

Solution

Wireless Setup - Windows Computers

To be able to use the PIXMA G series printer to print or scan wirelessly on a Windows 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.

Before Starting Wireless Connection Setup

  1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.

    If the power is on, the POWER lamp (A) will be lit.



     

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

Wait for the process to finish, before starting setup.

  1. Press the Setup button (B) on the printer.



     
  2. Use the or button (C) to select Wireless LAN setup.



     
  3. Press the OK button.
     

  1. Select Easy WL connect.



     
  2. Press the OK button.
     

  3. When the printer preparation is complete, the screen below appears.
    Return to the application screen and proceed with the setup.




     

2. Download and run the setup file.*
 

Read the information carefully taking note how to run the setup file if setup does not start automatically. Then click the "Download" button.

*Setup can also be performed by using the Setup CD-ROM

 


  1. Select Start Setup




     
  2. Select appropriate region and click Next




     
  3. Select Yes on the License Agreement.




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



     
  5. Select Next





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




     
  7. 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



     
  8. Information appears




     
  9. Network Connection completed.  Click Next




     
  10. Setup complete.  Click Next




     
  11. Select any optional application software desired (Defaults, Clear All or select by checkbox).  Click Next




     
  12. Click Next




     
  13. Click Next or Skip




     
  14. Click Exit.  


     

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