How to Connect the Printer to a Wireless Network (Manual Connect) - G6020

Article ID: ART174794 | Date published: 06/20/2019 | Date last updated: 10/04/2021


This article will show you how to connect your printer to a wireless network using the Manual connect method (also known as Standard setup).


Your printer can be connected to a wireless network using the Manual connect method.  This will allow you to specify the network to connect the printer to.  It will also allow you to use the operation panel to directly enter the network password.

To connect the printer to your wireless network using the Manual connect method, follow the steps below.

  1. Press the Setup button (A).

  2. Use the Left or button (B) to select Wi-Fi setup and press the OK button.

  1. Select Manual connect and press the OK button.

  2. Select your wireless router and press the OK button.

  3. Press the OK button.

  4. Enter the password. Text entry is case-sensitive.

    For how to enter characters and how to change the character type, click here.

    Enter password screen

    If you don't know the password for your wireless router, see the wireless router manual or contact its manufacturer.

    If "Connected" appears, the network does not require a password. Continue from step 7.

  5. After entry, press and hold the OK button for at least two seconds.

  6. Select Yes and press the OK button.

  7. When the screen on the below appears, press the OK button.

    If the printer fails to connect to your network, press the OK button, then press the Back  button and try to enter the password again.

  8. Press the COPY button (A).

    The network connection setup is now complete.

After connecting the printer to your wireless network, you can set up a computer or mobile device to work with the printer. Select the computer or device you want to set up to work with the printer.

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.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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