PIXMA TR8520 Easy Wireless Connect setup - Windows Computers

Article ID: ART168045 | Date published: 07/10/2017 | Date last updated: 04/04/2019
 

Description

Easy wireless connect method

Solution

Wireless Setup - Windows Computers

To be able to use the PIXMA TR 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.

This article is for setting up the printer to a Windows computer.   For information on Mac setup, Click here 

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

    Wait for the process to finish, before starting setup.

  2. Tap the Network Status Button (A)  on the printer.
     


     

  3. Tap LAN settings on the Basic network information screen.


  4. Tap Wireless LAN

  5. Tap Wireless LAN setup

  6. Tap Easy wireless connect

  7. Tap Yes

  8. When the printer preparation is complete, the screen below appears.



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

  9. Tap OK




     

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

Start setup. 


  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. 




     
  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. Drivers install. A test can be printed if so desired.  To print the test, click Start.  To skip the test print, click Next





     
  11. Setup complete.  Click Next




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




     
  13. Click Next




     
  14. Click Next or Skip




     
  15. Click Exit.  


     

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