Connecting the Printer to a Wireless Network (Easy Wireless Connect) with Wi-Fi Connection Assistant (Windows)

Article ID: ART180182 | Date published: 08/02/2021 | Date last updated: 08/03/2021
 

Description

Learn how to use the Wi-Fi Connection Assistant on a Windows PC to connect your printer to a wireless network via Easy Wireless Connect (also known as Cableless Setup).

Solution

You can use the Wi-Fi Connection Assistant with a Windows PC to connect your printer to a wireless network. Follow the steps below to connect your printer to a wireless network using Easy Wireless Connect (Cableless Setup) and the Wi-Fi Connection Assistant.

  1. Place your printer into Easy Wireless Connect (Cableless Setup) mode. Select your model from the drop-down menus for information.

    PIXMA TS

    PIXMA TR

    MAXIFY

    PIXMA G

    PIXMA MG

    Pro

  2. Start the Wi-Fi Connection Assistant.

  3. Select Printer Network Setup.

    Click Printer Network Setup (outlined in red)

  4. Select the printer in the list that shows Requires Setup for Status.

    Select the printer in the list that shows Requires Setup for Status (outlined in red)

  5. Select Network Settings... from the Printer Settings menu.

    Network Settings... selected

  6. Click Search....

    Click Search...

  7. Select your network from the list, then click Set.

    Select your router, then click Set

  8. Click Set.

    Click Set (outlined in red)

  9. When the confirmation message appears, click OK.

    Confirmation message

  10. When the printer list appears, select Update from the View menu.

    Select Update from the View menu

  11. After a few moments, the printer list will be updated and the printer you configured for wireless use will now show in the list that it is connected to your wireless network.

    The printer will appear in the list, showing that it is available

The printer is connected to your wireless network. If you have not already done so, you'll need to download the drivers and software for your printer from our website.

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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