Set Up the MX512 / MX712 / MX892 to the Wireless Network - WPS Push Button Method

Article ID: ART179404 | Date published: 02/26/2021 | Date last updated: 02/26/2021
 

Description

Learn how to connect the PIXMA MX512 / MX712 / MX892 to a wireless network with the WPS push button method.

Solution

Your printer can be connected to a wireless router via the WPS push button method. This will allow you to establish a wireless connection between the printer and router without having to enter in the network password. To establish a wireless connection via the WPS push button method, follow these steps.

  1. With the printer powered on, press the MENU  button.

  2. Use the arrow buttons to select Wireless LAN setup Wireless LAN setup icon, then press the OK button.

    The printer will search for nearby wireless networks.

  3. When this screen appears, press and hold the WPS button on your wireless router for about 5 seconds. Then, press the OK button on the printer.

    Figure: LCD

     For more information on the WPS button, please refer to the documentation that came with your wireless router.

  4. When the printer has connected to the network, press the OK button.

    Press the OK button on the printer

 If the printer doesn't automatically detect a WPS-compatible network, select WPS in the Wireless LAN setup menu, then press the OK button.

Select WPS, then press the OK button

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

Push button method is selected

When this message appears, press the OK button.

Press the OK button

When this screen appears, press and hold the WPS button on your wireless router for about 5 seconds. Then, press the OK button on the printer.

When the printer has connected to the network, press the OK button.

Press the OK button on 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.


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