Connecting the Printer to a Wireless Network (Manual Connect) - GX6020 / GX7020

Article ID: ART179853 | Date published: 06/03/2021 | Date last updated: 06/04/2021


Learn how to connect the MAXIFY GX6020 and GX7020 by manually entering the network password on the touch screen.


You can use the touch screen of your printer to connect to a wireless network by manually entering your network password. Follow the steps below to manually connect the printer to the network.

  1. With the printer powered on, tap the Network icon on the HOME screen.

    Tap the Network icon (outlined in red)

  2. Tap Wi-Fi.

    Tap Wi-Fi (outlined in red)

  3. Tap Wi-Fi setup.

    Tap Wi-Fi setup (outlined in red)

  4. Tap Manual connect.

    Tap Manual connect (outlined in red)

  5. After the printer searches for networks, tap on the name of your network in the list. If you don't see your network, scroll through the list. Tap Search again to have the printer look for available wireless networks again.

    Tap on the name of your network (outlined in red)

  6. Tap the password entry field.

    Tap the password entry field in the middle of the screen

     If you tap Show password, the password entry will show the characters as you enter them. The screenshot in step 7 is an example of how the password appears if you do not tap Show password.

  7. Enter the network password, then tap OK.

    Enter the password, then tap OK

  8. Tap OK to have the printer attempt to connect to the network.

    Tap OK (outlined in red) to have the printer connect

     If you need to make a correction, tap the password entry field and you can make any corrections to the network password as needed.

     If you did not tap Show password before entering your network password, you will see asterisks instead of the password. Tapping Show password will change the asterisks to the characters you entered.

    Password is revealed

  9. The printer will attempt to connect to the wireless network.


    When the printer has connected, tap OK.

    Tap OK (outlined in red)

     If the printer fails to connect, make sure you have correctly entered your network password. Make sure your password is shown on the screen (tap Show password if it is hidden), then tap the entry field and make any correction needed. If the password is correct, turn off the printer, unplug your wireless router for 15 seconds, plug it back in and then try to connect the printer to the wireless router again.

After the printer has been connected to the wireless router, it is ready for use across your network.

If you plan to use the printer with a computer but have not installed any drivers or software, click the appropriate link to obtain the installation package for your printer.







You can also use Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY for iOS and Android devices if you want to print images or scan items.

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:

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