Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols - TS6420

Article ID: ART179379 | Date published: 02/23/2021 | Date last updated: 02/23/2021


This article will show you how to enter numbers, letters, and symbols into the PIXMA TS6420 using its operation panel.


The buttons on the operation panel allow you to enter (or change) characters, numbers, or symbols when setting up the network or making other settings.


Switching the Input Mode

The current input mode appears at the upper right corner of the LCD.

Pressing the (Wireless connect) button on the operation panel toggles through the input modes in the order lowercase > uppercase > numeric > symbols , showing the first available character.

Figure: Enter network name screen

The following shows available characters in each mode.


Available characters


abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz SP




1234567890 SP


. @ - _ SP # ! " , ; : ^ ` = / | ' ? $ % & + ( ) [ ] { } < > \ ~

  • SP: Indicates a space.

 Only the input modes or characters available for input appear in their respective screens.


Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols

Use the button to select a character and press the OK button to input it.

Figure: Enter network name screen

After all the characters have been input, press the Start button.

  • To insert a space

    Either press the OK button without selecting any character, or switch to the symbol mode and then press the button 5 times.

  • To delete the last entered character

    Press the Back  button. You can only delete the last entered character.

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