Easy Wireless Connection Setup on a Mac - PIXMA TS8120

Article ID: ART168209 | Date published: 07/24/2017 | Date last updated: 06/29/2021


Setup your PIXMA TS8120 wirelessly via the Easy Wireless Connection method on a Mac computer.


Follow the instructions below to use the Easy Wireless Connection method.

Before you begin.

  • 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 or applications) need to be installed on the computer. 

  • Notes on wireless connection.


Initiate Easy Wireless Connect on the printer.

  1. Turn on the printer. If the power is on, the power lamp (A) will be lit.

    figure: POWER lamp lights up

  2. Tap the Home icon HOME if it's displayed on the left side of the screen.

  3. If an error screen is displayed, tap OK, then tap the Home icon HOME.

    HOME screen

  4. Tap the Wireless icon  Network status (B).

    HOME screen: Select Network status

  5. Tap LAN settings.

    Basic network information screen: Select LAN settings

  6. Tap Wireless LAN.

    LAN settings screen: Select Wireless LAN

  7. Tap Wireless LAN setup.

    Wireless LAN screen: Select Wireless LAN setup

  8. Tap Easy wireless connect.

    Other setup screen: Select Easy wireless connect

  9. Tap Yes.

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

  10. The screen below appears when the printer preparation is complete. 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.


Download and run the setup file.

  1. Download the Setup File. Please take note of the warning messages that may appear.

  2. Start setup. Select Next on the first screen.

    Select Next on the first screen.

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

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

  4. Select Start Setup.

    Select Start Setup.

  5. Select appropriate region and choose Next.

    Select appropriate region and choose Next.

  6. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

    Select Yes on the License Agreement.

  7. Select Agree or Do Not Agree to the survey. You can still continue with the setup regardless of your choice.

    Select Agree or Do Not Agree to the survey.

  8. A status check occurs.

    Status check.

  9. Select Yes on the Connection Method screen.  

    Select Yes.

  10. Setup continues. If the Select wireless router screen appears, select the wireless router to connect to the printer, enter the network key or password, and choose Next.

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

Select wireless router screen.

  1. Network Connection is complete. Select Next.

    Network Connection is complete. Select Next.

  2. The drivers will now be installed. This may take a few minutes.

    Drivers installed

  3. If the window below appears, select Allow.

    Select Allow.

  4. Select Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

    Select Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

  5. On the Add screen, select the TS series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column. Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint in the Use dropdown list. 

    Add screen

  6. Select Next on the Add Printer screen.

    Select Next on the Add Printer screen.

  7. Select Next.

    17.Select Next.

  8. Setup is complete.  Choose Next

    Setup is complete.  Choose Next

  9. Select any optional application software you would like to install, and then choose Next .

    Optional software applications.

  10. Select Next.

    Select Next.

  11. Select Next or Skip.

    Select Next or Skip.

  12. Installation is complete. Select Exit.  

    Installation is completed. 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.

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