Connecting Your Printer to a Wireless LAN (WPS PIN Code) - MX490 / MX492

Article ID: ART173515 | Date published: 01/21/2019 | Date last updated: 07/27/2022


This article shows how to start a wireless connection of your PIXMA MX490 / MX492 to a wireless LAN using the WPS PIN code method.


Before Starting

Please refer to the instructions manual of your wireless router for information on entering a WPS PIN code.

Some wireless routers will allow you to connect devices via a WPS PIN code.  Follow the steps below to begin a wireless connection setup using the WPS PIN code method for the PIXMA MX490 / MX492.

  1. Press the Setup  button.

  2. In the Setup menuWireless LAN setup is the first option.  Press the OK button.

 If the message Press WPS button of the access point about 5 sec. and press [OK] of this printer appears, press the Stop  button to bypass the message.‚Äč

  1. Press the right arrow button  until Other setup appears.  Press the OK button.

  2. Press the right arrow button  until WPS (PIN code) is shown on the screen.  Press the OK button.

  3. After a few moments, a PIN code will appear on the screen.

    The PIN code must be entered into your router.  Please refer to your router's documentation for information on how to enter a PIN code from a device.

    After the PIN code has been entered into the router, the printer will attempt to connect to the network.

  4. After the printer has connected, press the OK button.

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