PIXMA TR7820 Easy Wireless Connect Setup - macOS

Article ID: ART184408 | Date published: 10/31/2023 | Date last updated: 10/31/2023


This article shows how to set up your Mac® to work with the PIXMA TR7820 via a wireless network connection.


Wi-Fi Setup - macOS

To be able to use your printer wirelessly on a Mac®, you'll need to place the printer into Easy Wireless Connect mode.

To do this, tap and hold the Wireless connect symbol Wireless connect symbol until the following appears on the touch screen:

Figure: Touch screen

The printer is waiting for the information required to connect to your wireless network.

Next, download and run Canon Inkjet Smart Connect.


Download and run Canon Inkjet Smart Connect.

Get Canon Inkjet Smart Connect here

After downloading the file, drag the the Canon Inkjet Smart Connect icon to the Applications folder.

Master Setup icon

Open the Applications folder on your computer, then open Canon Inkjet Smart Connect.

When you first open Canon Inkjet Smart Connect, select Do not agree or Agree to continue.

Select Do not agree or Agree

When this screen appears, select Set Up Now.

Click Set Up Now (outlined in red)

Enter your user name and password in the fields provided then select Install Helper.

Select Install Helper (outlined in red)

  1. Select Start Setup on the first screen.

    Click Start Setup (outlined in red)

    The installer will check for the latest information related to your printer.

    Checking the latest information

  2. Read the license agreement. Select Yes to proceed.  If you select No, the installation will not proceed.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to proceed

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

    Click Agree or Do not agree (both outlined in red) to proceed

    This message appears if you selected Do not agree. Click OK to proceed.

    Click OK (outlined in red) to proceed

  4. After processing for a few moments, the installer will display the following message. Select Next.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to proceed

     You may see the message below. If you see this, select Allow.

    Select Allow (outlined in red)

    The installer will search for the printer.

    Searching for printers

  5. Your printer and the last five characters of its serial number will be shown. Select Connect.

    Click Connect (outlined in red)

    You may see the following message. If so, click OK.

    Click OK (outlined in red)

  6. If prompted, enter your user name and password for your computer, then select Allow.

    Click Allow (outlined in red)

    After a few moments, the printer will be connected to the network.

    The printer is connected

    The installer will download software, then process for a few moments.

  7. When the Add Printer screen appears, select Add Printer.

    Click Add Printer (outlined in red)

  8. Select your printer from the list. Make sure it says Canon XXXX Series for Use, then click Add.

    Make sure your printer series is shown for Use, then click Add (outlined in red)

  9. Select Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  10. When the following screen appears, select Next.

     If desired, select Test Print to print a test page.

    Click Next (outlined in red) to proceed

  11. Select Go to Website. The installer will close.

    Click Go to Website (outlined in red) to close the installer

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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