WPS Push Button Setup - MG5420 / MG5422

Article ID: ART179392 | Date published: 02/25/2021 | Date last updated: 02/25/2021
 

Description

Learn how to connect the PIXMA MG5420 / MG5422 to a wireless router with the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) push button method.

Solution

You can connect your printer to a wireless network with the WPS push button method. This will allow you to connect the printer wirelessly to your network without having to enter in your wireless network password. Follow the steps below to use this method to connect the printer to the wireless network.

  1. With the printer powered on and displaying the HOME screen, use the up or down arrows until WLAN setup appears, then press the Function button underneath it.

    Press the Function button below WLAN setup

    The printer will search for nearby wireless networks.

    Figure: LCD

    The printer will detect a WPS-compatible network.

    Figure: LCD

     If a WPS-compatible network wasn't found, click here for instructions on how to proceed.

  2. Go to your wireless router and press the WPS push button on it for about 5 seconds. Then, press the OK button on the printer.

    Figure: LCD

     If you're not sure if your router has a WPS push button on it, check the documentation that came with your router.

    The printer will attempt to connect to the network.

    Connecting

  3. When the printer connects to the network, press the OK button.

    Connected

If a WPS-compatible Router Wasn't Found

If your printer didn't detect a WPS-compatible network in step 1, select WPS in the Wireless LAN setup menu, then press the OK button.

Select WPS and press the OK button

Push button method will be selected. Press the OK button.

With Push button method selected, press the OK button

When this message appears, press the OK button.

Press the OK button

Go to your wireless router and press the WPS push button on it for about 5 seconds. Then, press the OK button on the printer.

The printer will attempt to connect to the network.

Connecting

When the printer connects to the network, press the OK button.

Connected

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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