Some access points (often called routers or hubs) feature an automatic connection button labelled “WPS” which stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup and allows permitted devices to connect to your network without needing to enter a password. This is the easiest way of connecting your PIXMA printer, so if your access point has a WPS button please select ‘WPS Connection Method’ below for instructions on connecting using this method.
If your access point does not support WPS, please select 'Standard Connection Method' below.
Before we start, there are however some conditions that must be met in order to use the WPS pushbutton method:
Please follow the steps below to complete the setup -
For exact details regarding pressing the WPS button, please refer to the access point manual.
To confirm that your printer is successfully connected to your wireless network, you can print out the network settings of your printer if you wish:
2. Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper.
1. Make sure that your printer is turned on.
3. Press and hold the [Wi-Fi]
button until the Wi-Fi lamp flashes once, and then release it.
5. Press the [Wi-Fi]
The network information page will be printed.
When referring to the printout, check that “Connection” indicates “Active” and that the SSID -Service Set Identifier (the name of your wireless network) indicates the correct name of your wireless network.
This concludes the WPS setup procedure.
Please now install the provided software.
If you do not have the CD(’s) that came with your product, or you are a Mac user, please download the software.
If the WPS wireless setup is still failing after following this guide, please contact us for further assistance.
1. Double click on the downloaded .exe file to open the following screen and click [Start Setup].
16. The printer driver software will now install and register onto your computer. This will take a few minutes to complete.
1. Double click on the downloaded .dmg file to open the following screen.
Double click on the [Setup] icon to start the setup. If the following screen appears, click [Open] .
When the following message is displayed, click [Allow].
Once the printer has been added, click [Next] to continue.
Once successfully printed, click [Next].
Click [Next], to see a list of optional software you can also install.
Restoring your printer’s network settings back to factory default. If you need to reset your network settings back to factory default, for example if you change your access point, you can do so by following these instructions:
Please note that initialisation erases all network settings on the machine, so printing or scanning from a computer over the network will become impossible until the printer is re-configured with new network settings.
The network settings have been reset back to factory default settings.
Please now refer to the Wi-Fi setup – (WPS or Standard Connection methods) for instructions on setting up your printer onto your Wi-Fi network.