Wi-Fi Set Up With a Mac - PIXMA TS6120 Printer

Article ID: ART168204 | Date published: 07/24/2017 | Date last updated: 03/16/2020
 

Description

Use the Easy Wireless Connect method to connect your PIXMA TS6120 to a wireless network (LAN) using a Mac.

Solution

Learn how to use the Easy Wireless Connect method to connect your PIXMA TS6120 wirelessly.

Caution If your Mac has macOS® 10.14 or later installed, the driver and software package for this printer is not supported on your computer. Learn how to wirelessly set up your printer on a Mac with macOS® 10.14 or later.

NoteThe PIXMA TS6120 printer must first be connected to the wireless network to print and scan wirelessly, and the correct drivers and software must be installed on the computer.


The setup process consists of 2 parts.

  1. Start Easy Wireless Connect
  2. Download and run the setup files

     

 1.  Start 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

If the printer is performing any process, wait for the process to finish, before starting setup.

(Appears in a new window)

  1. Tap HOME (B) on the printer.
If an error screen is displayed, tap OK, then tap HOME.

HOME screen

  1. Select Network status (C).

HOME screen: Select Network status

  1. Select LAN settings.

Basic network information screen: Select LAN settings

  1. Select Wireless LAN.

LAN settings screen: Select Wireless LAN

  1. Select Wireless LAN setup.

Wireless LAN screen: Select Wireless LAN setup

  1. Select Easy wireless connect.

Other setup screen: Select Easy wireless connect

  1.  Select Yes.

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

  1. 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.

Follow the link to get the setup file, find the file compatible with your computer's operating system and tap Download.  Once  you download the files you can follow the steps below to complete the setup process.
 

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

    Setup program first screen, Next button outlined in red

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

    User Name and Password prompt. Install Helper button is outlined in red

  3. Select Start Setup.

    Start Setup screen, Start Setup button outlined in red

  4. Select appropriate region and tap Next.

    Select Country or Region screen, United States and Next button outlined in red

  5. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

    License Agreement screen, Yes button outlined in red

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

    Extended Survey screen, Do not agree and Agree buttons outlined in red

  7. Status check occurs.

    Checking the printer status screen

  8. Select Yes on the Connection Method.

    Check the Connection Method screen, Yes button outlined in red

  9. 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 tap Next.
    NoteThe router being used and its network settings determines whether or not this screen appears.

    Select wireless router screen. Network name, Network Key entry field and Next button outlined in red

  10. Network Connection completed.  Tap Next.

    Connection completed screen, Next button outlined in red

  11. The installation continues.

    Installation progress shown

  12. If the following appears, select Allow.

  13. Tap Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

    Add Printer screen, Add Printer button outlined in red

  14. On the Add screen, select the TS6100 series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column.  Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint from Use dropdown list. Tap Add.

    Add screen, TS6100 series outlined in red. AirPrint selected for Use: and Add button outlined in red

  15. Tap Next on the Add Printer screen.

    Add Printer screen, Next button outlined in red

  16. Tap Next.

    Test Print screen, Next button outlined in red

  17. Setup complete.  Tap Next.

    Setup Complete screen, Next button outlined in red

  18. Select any optional software desired.  Tap Next.

    Software Installation List screen, Next button outlined in red

  19. Tap Next.

  20. Select Next or Skip.

    User Registration screen, Skip and Next buttons outlined in red

  21. Tap Exit.

    Installation comppleted successfully screen, Exit button outlined in red




    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.
     


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