imagePROGRAF PRO-300 Easy Wireless Connect setup - Windows Computers

Article ID: ART177274 | Date published: 08/05/2020 | Date last updated: 09/09/2020
 

Description

Learn how to use the Easy wireless connect method connect the imagePROGRAF PRO-300 to your network using a Windows PC.

Solution

The following video will walk you through the process outlined below.

Written Instructions for Wireless Setup - Windows** Computers

**Instructions in this article are for setup on a Windows computer.  If setting up on a Mac, click here for instructions

To be able to use the printer wirelessly on a Windows computer, the printer must first be connected to the wireless network. Then, drivers and applications need installed on the computer.  The instructions /  screenshots below show the setup program steps when using the Easy wireless connect method to connect to the wireless network.

The setup process consists of 2 parts: 

  1. Starting Easy Wireless Connect on the printer, and

  2. Downloading and running the setup file to install the drivers and software.

Start Easy wireless connect on the printer

Prior to starting setup on the computer, start Easy wireless connect on the printer.  Then complete the setup on the computer. 
See the procedure below to start the Easy wireless connect.

  1. Use the Up or Down button (A) to select LAN settings and press the OK button.

    Select LAN settings, then press the OK button

  2. Select Wi-Fi and press the OK button.

    Select Wi-Fi, then press the OK button

  3. Select Settings and press the OK button.

    Press the OK button
  4. Select Wi-Fi setup and press the OK button.

    Select Wi-Fi setup, then press the OK button
  5. Select Easy wireless connect and press the OK button.

    Select Easy wireless connect, then press the OK button
  6. Press the OK button.

    Press the OK button
  7. Once connection preparation is complete, the following screen appears on the printer.

    Easy wireless connect screen: Follow the instructions on your computer or smartphone.

Download and run the setup file.*

Get the Setup File

  1. Run the setup file and click Start Setup.

    Click Start Setup (outlined in red)

  1. Read the network security notice and click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red) to continue

    The installer will check for the latest drivers and software. This may take a few minutes based on the speed of your internet connection.

    The installer will acquire the information on the latest driver and software

  2. Read the license agreement. Select Yes to continue.  If you click No, the installation will not continue.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to continue

  3. Select Agree or Do not agree to the information request.

    Click Agree or Do Not Agree (outlined in red)

    If you selected Do not agree, the following message will appear. Click OK to continue.

    If you clicked Do not agree, this message will appear. Click OK (outlined in red) to continue

  4. Select Yes to connect the printer to your wireless router.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) on this screen

    The computer will temporarily disconnect from your wireless network.

    The computer will temporarily disconnect from your wireless network at this point

  5. Connection is completed, click Next.

    The connection is completed. Click Next (outlined in red)

     If your printer is not detected, you may need to either temporarily disable any firewall software, or you may need to configure that software to open blocked ports that the printer uses.

  6. The printer driver will be downloaded and installed. This may take several minutes depending on the speeds of your internet connection and your PC.

    The printer driver will be downloaded and installed
  7. After processing for a few moments, you will see a message indicating that you can now print from your computer. Click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  8. If you wish to download and install any additional software,  click Continue online.

    Click Continue online (outlined in red) to go to the Canon website to download additional software for your printer if desired

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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