Easy Wireless Connect Setup - Windows - PIXMA TS6120
Article ID: ART168214 | Date published: 07/24/2017 | Date last updated: 01/31/2020
 

Description

Use Easy Wireless Connect setup to print or scan wirelessly on the PIXMA TS6120 printer from a Windows computer.

Solution

To manage your PIXMA printer from a Windows computer:
  • The printer must be connected wirelessly.
  • The printer drivers and software need to be installed on your computer.
 

The video below will walk you through the "Easy Wireless Connect" setup process, or if you prefer written instructions please follow the steps provided below the video.


Video Easy wireless connect setup (Windows) - Video

 

Written Instructions

There are two parts to the setup:

  1. Start Easy Wireless Connect on your printer.
  2. Download and run the setup file on your computer.
     

1. Start  Easy Wireless Connect on your printer

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

    figure: POWER lamp lights up
  2. If the printer is performing cleaning, print head alignment or other tasks, wait for the process to finish.

  3. Press the HOME button (B) on the printer. If an error screen displays, tap OK, then press the HOME button again.

    HOME screen
  4. Tap the network status icon Network status (C).

    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. When the printer preparation is complete, the screen below appears. Return to the setup application screen to continue 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 on your computer*

*Setup can also be performed using the Setup CD.

 If you have a firewall enabled on your computer, you may need to temporarily disable it during the software installation. If you don't want to disable it, you may need to configure it to open various ports to allow communication with the printer across the network. Refer to your firewall's documentation for information.

  1. Get the Windows setup file and read the information carefully. Make note of what to do if the setup file doesn't run automatically. Select the Download button to start the process.

  2. Select Start Setup.

    Start Setup button selected on the Start Setup screen
  3. Select your country or region, then Next.

  4. Select Yes to the License Agreement.

  5. Select Agree or Do not agree to the Extended Survey Program.

  6. Select Next.

  7. Select Yes on the Connection Method screen.

    Yes button on Connection Method screen
  8. Setup continues. If the Select wireless router screen (below) appears, select the router you want to connect to the printer, enter the Network Key (password) and select Next. (Depending on your printer model, this screen may not appear.)

    Select Wireless router screen with "My router" choose, and Network Key entered
  9. The system will indicate that it's setting up. When you see the Connection completed screen, select Next.

    Connection completed screen with Next button selected
  10. On the Setup Complete screen, select Next. You are almost finished.

    Setup complete screen with Next selected
  11. Select any optional application software desired (click the checkbox to select or unselect an option) then choose Next.

    Software installation list screen with a few items selected
  12. Select Next from the You Can Print... screen.

    You can print from a smatrphone or tablet page
  13. Select Next or Skip on the User Registration page.

    User Registration screen with both Next and Skip choices chosen
  14. Select Exit.

    Installation complete screen
Installation is complete. You are ready to print or scan wirelessly.