What is WPS and how do I use it to set up the TS6120 printer on the wireless LAN?

Article ID: ART168707 | Date published: 10/23/2017 | Date last updated: 04/11/2019


What is WPS and how do I use it to set up the printer on the wireless LAN?


WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) is a method that allows you to easily connect network devices to a secure wireless network. You do not need to know your SSID or password (network key) when using this method. If you have a Wireless access point or router that supports WPS, you can easily connect your Canon wireless printer to your home network.

To check if your router supports WPS, confirm your router has the symbol as shown below. In some cases there will be a button labeled "WPS" ( For details, please see the access point/router’s manual )

Follow the instructions below to set up your connection to the wireless LAN using WPS.***

***The instructions are also available in video format if desired.  To access the video(s), delect the appropriate Operating System.


Windows   Mac


WPS Connection

  1. Tap WPS (Push button method).

    Wireless LAN setup screen: Select WPS (Push button method)
  2. Tap OK .

    WPS screen: Connect to a wireless router that supports WPS
  3. Press and hold the WPS button on the wireless router.

    For more on pressing the WPS button, see the wireless router manual.

  4. Tap OK on the printer within 2 minutes.

    Push button method screen: Press and hold the WPS button on the wireless router, then select OK on the device

    If a different screen appears, see "Troubleshooting."

  5. When the screen below appears, tap OK .

    Completion screen (Connected to the wireless router.)

    If a different screen appears, see "Troubleshooting."

  6. Press the HOME button.

    When connection is complete, Network status appears at the bottom left of the screen.

    HOME screen

The network connection setup is now complete*.

* If you will be using the TS6120 to wirelessly print or scan from a Mac or Windows computer, software must be installed on the computer to enable these functions. Select the appropriate link below to download the software.

Mac   Windows

TS6120 Page

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