PIXMA G620 Wireless Setup Using a USB Cable - Windows

Article ID: ART179821 | Date published: 05/20/2021 | Date last updated: 05/20/2021
 

Description

You can use a USB cable to set up a wireless connection for your PIXMA G620 with a Windows PC.

Solution

Wireless Setup - Windows PCs

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

To be able to use your printer to print or scan wirelessly on a Windows, the printer must first be connected to the wireless network. Then, drivers and applications must be installed on the computer.

 

Download and run the setup file.*

Get the Setup File

Read the information carefully taking note how to run the setup file if setup does not start automatically. Then click the "Download" button.

  1. Select Start Setup.

    Click Start Setup (outlined in red)

  1. Read the network security notice and select Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

    The installer will acquire information on the latest software available for the printer. This may take several minutes.

    Acquiring information

  2. Read the license agreement. Select Yes to continue.  If you select No, the installation won't continue.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to continue

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

    Select Agree or Do not agree (outlined in red)

    If you select Do not agree, a message will appear. Select OK to continue.

    Click OK (outlined in red) to proceed

    After processing for a few moments, the instailer will check the printer's status.

    Checking the printer status

  4. Select Wi-Fi Connection, then click Next.

    Select Wi-Fi Connection, then click Next (outlined in red)

  5. With the printer powered on, click Next.

    With the printer powered on, click Next (outlined in red)

    The installer will search for the printer on the network.

    Searching for the printer on the network

  6. Click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  7. Click Next. Don't press the button on the printer as instructed on this screen.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  8. Click Alternative Methods.

    Click Alternative Methods (outlined in red)

  9. Select Set up Wi-Fi connection using a USB cable, then click Next.

    Select Set up Wi-Fi connection using a USB cable, then click Next (outlined in red)

  10. Connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable.

    Connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable

    The installer will process for a few moments.

    Setting Up...

  11. Depending on your network setup, the following screens may appear.  Be sure to select an SSID (network) in the dropdown list running on the 2.4Ghz frequency. If not sure, check with your router's documentation.  After selecting the SSID, enter the password in the next screen

  12. After processing for a few moments, the connection is completed. Click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

     If your printer isn't detected, you may need to temporarily disable any security software, or, if you don't want to do that, you may need to open up ports that the printer uses for network communcation. Please refer to the documentation for your security software for information on how to open these ports.

  13. Disconnect the USB cable, then click Next.

    15.Disconnect the USB cable, then click Next (outlined in red)

    The MP Drivers will be installed. This may take several minutes.

    Installing IJ Scan Utility

  14. When this screen appears, click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red) to proceed

  15. The installer will process for a few moments. When this screen appears, click Continue online.

    Click Continue online (outlined in red)

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:

Link to Canon Community Forum


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