Manually Connect the Printer to a Wireless Router - GX3020

Article ID: ART181548 | Date published: 02/28/2023 | Date last updated: 02/28/2023


This article shows how to manually enter your network password to connect your MAXIFY GX3020 printer to a wireless network.


You can manually enter the password for your wireless network on the operation panel of the MAXIFY GX3020. Follow the steps below to connect the printer to your network using this method.

  1. On the HOME screen, use the Up arrow Down arrow buttons to select Settings, then press the OK button.

    Figure: LCD

  2. LAN settings is selected. Press the OK button.

    Select LAN settings and press the OK button

  3. Wi-Fi will be selected. Press the OK button.

    Press the OK button

  4. Select Wi-Fi setup, then press the OK button.

    Select Wi-Fi setup and press the OK button

  5. Select Manual connect, then press the OK button.

    Select Manual connect, then press the OK button

    The printer will search for nearby networks.

    Figure: Searching for wireless router...

  6. Use the arrow buttons to select your network, then press the OK button.

    Select your network and press the OK button

  7. Press the OK button.

    Press the OK button on this screen

  8. Enter your network password, then select OK. Press the OK button on the printer.

    Enter the password for your wireless network, then select OK. Press the OK button on the printer

    After the network password has been entered, the printer will attempt to connect to the network.

    Figure: Connecting to the wireless router...

  9. After the printer has connected, press the  OK button.

    Figure: Connected to the wireless router

     If your printer fails to connect to the wireless network, try entering the password in again. Network passwords are case-sensitive, so be sure that you enter in the password exactly as you have it written down.

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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