Connect the Printer to a Wireless Network (WPS PIN Code Method) - GX5020
Article ID: ART180769 | Date published: 05/05/2022 | Date last updated: 05/05/2022
 

Description

Learn how to use the WPS PIN code method to connect the MAXIFY GX5020 to a wireless router.

Solution

You can use the operation panel of the MAXIFY GX5020 to start a simplified process to connect the printer to your wireless network. Follow these steps to walk through this process.

  1. Make sure the printer is powered on before starting wireless connection setup.

    If the power is on, the ON lamp (A) will be lit or flashing.

    figure: ON lamp is lit or flashing

     If the printer is performing cleaning, print head alignment, or other processes, wait for the process to finish before starting setup.

  2. If the screen the below appears, press the Stop button (B).

    If the following screen is not displayed, proceed to the next step.

    figure: Press the Stop button (B)

  1. Press the Setup button (C).

    figure: Press the Setup button (C)

  2. Use the Left or Right buttons (D) to select Wi-Fi setup and press the OK button.

    Setup menu screen: Select Wi-Fi setup

  3. Select Other setup and press the OK button.

    Wi-Fi setup screen: Select Other setup

  4. Select WPS (PIN code) and press the OK button.

    Wi-Fi setup screen: Select WPS (PIN code)

  5. A PIN code will be displayed on the printer.

    PIN code displayed

    Access your router's internal settings to enter this code. Refer to the documentation for your wireless router for information on how to access these settings.

  6. When the screen below appears, press the OK button.

    Connected screen

  7. Press the Setup button.

    figure: Press the Setup button

    The network connection setup is now complete.

    When connection is complete, Wi-Fi icon appears on screen.

If the printer will be used with a Windows PC, the installer for the printer can be found here.

If the printer will be used with a Mac™, the installer for the printer can be found here.

If the printer will be used with an iOS™ or iPadOS™ device, you will be able to print documents via AirPrint. You can also use the Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY app if desired.

 Learn more about Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY for iOS / iPadOS here.

If the printer will be used with an Android™ device, you will need to download Canon Print Service to print documents. You can also use the Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY app if desired.

 Learn more about Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY for Android here.

 When using this printer with a mobile device, you will not need to walk through the initial wireless setup if the printer is already connected to your wireless network.

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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