Wi-Fi Set Up From a Mac - PIXMA TS5120 Printer

Article ID: ART168202 | Date published: 07/24/2017 | Date last updated: 02/28/2020


Learn how to set up your PIXMA TS5120 printer on a wireless network (LAN) for use with your Mac.


View the video or follow the written instructions below to set up your PIXMA TS5120 on a Wi-Fi® network so you can easily manage it from a Mac® computer.



Written instructions

You can also follow the steps below to set up your PIXMA TS5120 on a Wi-Fi network so you can easily manage it from a Mac computer.

There are two parts to the setup process:

  1. Start the setup process on your printer.
  2. Download and run the setup file on your computer.

1. Start the setup process on your printer

  1. Make sure the printer is turned ON. If the power is on, the power lamp (A) will be lit.
    Note If the printer is busy with a print head alignment, cleaning, or other process, wait for it to finish.

    figure: POWER lamp lights up

  2. Press the home button (B) on the printer.
    Note If an error screen displays, press the OK button, then HOME to clear the error.

    HOME screen

  3. Use the up / down UpDownLeftRight or right / left arrow buttons (C) to select Network status the network status button (D).

    HOME screen: Select Network status

  4. Press the OK button.

  5. Select LAN settings, and press OK.

    Basic network information screen: Select LAN settings

  6. Select Wireless LAN, and press OK.

    LAN settings screen: Select Wireless LAN

  7. Select Wireless LAN setup, and press OK.

    Wireless LAN screen: Select Wireless LAN setup

  8.  Select Easy wireless connect, and press OK.

    Easy Wireless connect selected

  9. Select Yes, and press OK.

    Easy wireless connect screen: Settings will be made on a computer or smartphone, etc.

  10. When the screen below appears, return to the setup screen and proceed with the setup.

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

1. Download and run the setup file on your computer

  1. Get the setup file.

  2. Read the information, taking note of the messages that may appear during setup, then select Download.

     If you see a message like this:

    Select OK. Then, control-click on the setup file, select Open, then select Open in the error message window. This will allow the setup program to proceed.

  3. Select Next on the first screen.

    Intro screen, select Start

  4. Enter your computer User Name and Password, then select Install Helper.

    User Name and Password screen

  5. ​Select Start Setup.

    Select Start Setup on Setup screen

  6. Select the appropriate region, then Next.

    Select Country or Region screen, with Next highlighted.

  7. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

    License agreement screen with Yes highlighted.

  8. Select Agree or Do not agree to the Survey.

    Extended Survey Program with Agree or Do Not Agree as options.

  9. A status check occurs. Wait for it to finish.

    Checking printer status screen. Select Next

  10. Select Yes on the Connection Method screen.

    Connection Method screen showing Yes selected.

  11. Setup continues. If the screen below appears, select your wireless router to connect to the printer, enter the Network Key (password) and select Next.
    Note Your router and network settings determine whether or not this screen appears.

    Wireless router selected, and Network Key entered. Next selected at bottom right.

  12. When you see the Connection completed screen, select Next.

    Connection Completed screen, with Next highlighted.

  13. Drivers install. Wait to this to finish.

    Install screen. Please wait.

  14. If the following screen appears, select Allow.

    Setup wants to access "My Network" - select Allow.

  15. Select Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

    Add Printer screen: select Add Printer

  16. On the Add screen, select the TS series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column. Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint in the Use: drop-down.

    Select Printer, then Bonjour Multifunction in the Kind column, then select Add.

  17. Select Next on the Add Printer screen.

    Add Printer screen, select Next

  18. Select Execute to run a test print, or Next to continue.

    Test Print, select Execute to run a test, or Next to skip it.

  19. The setup is complete. select Next. You are almost finished.

    Setup complete screen. Select Next.

  20. Select any optional software you want to add (click the checkbox to select, click again to clear), then select Next.

    Software installation list, with sample software selected, then Next button clicked.

  21. On the You Can Print... screen, select Next.

    You can print from a smartphone or tablet, select Next.

  22. Select Next or Skip on the User Registration screen.

    User Registration with Next or Skip options.

  23. Installation is complete. Select Exit. You are ready to print wirelessly.

    Installation complete, select Exit.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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