Today, we will discuss how to set up a Canon Pixma printer on the wireless network with the help of an IOS device such as an iPad or an iPhone using the cable less setup.
Install The Canon App
First of all, download the Canon print app on your IOS device. In order to install the app, click on the App Store icon and hit the search box icon at the bottom of the screen. In the box, type in “Canon print” then tap search and then tap the “Canon print” icon and continue the software download and installation process.
After the Canon app is successfully installed on the IOS device, it’s time to set up the printer. First of all, make sure the printer is plugged in and powered “ON” and to ensure that take a look at the green light next to the power button. The green light will be lit up when there is power on the printer.
Now, check the “Blue” Wi-Fi lamp on the printer, this lamp should be flashing blue. If the Wi-Fi light is solid or not blinking, then you need to hold down the Wi-Fi button until the amber lamp starts flashes 2 times and then release the button. Now, the Wi-Fi lamp should start blinking blue quickly and the power light is lit.
Configure the Wireless Setting
Tap the Canon Print icon on the IOS device and then follow all the on-screen instructions on the “Canon Print app” screen.
Then on the main screen of the app, click on the “Add Printer” option, tap “Register Printer” and then click on “printer setup”.
Now, click on “connect via a wireless router” and now a screen will show up asking you to connect your device to the “Canon IJ setup” network via Wi-Fi connection.
You need to go from the “Canon print app” into settings option of your device, then go to the Wi-Fi option and then click on the” Canon IJ setup” network. Once your IOS device is connected to the Canon setup network, go back to the “Canon print” app and hit “ok”.
After that, you need to select the access point or the network you would like to connect your Canon printer with and then enter the “Network key” of your wireless network and hit “ok”.
Now, the network configuration setting will be sent to your Canon Pixma printer when the message saying” Sent the Settings” pops up on your device’s screen and tap on “ok” button. Do not forget to ensure that the printer is detected and click on your printer’s name when is appears on the screen and your printer will be connected to your device on which you want to use the printer.
When a message shows that says” you can now register your Canon printer under a name of your choice. Enter the printer name”, just click “ok”. Congrats! Your Canon Pixma printer is successfully connected to your wireless network and ready for printing from your device.
Read More- How to Setup Canon Printer Manually
Canon printer won’t print after setup, what can I do to fix it?
However, in case your Canon printer Does Not print any document After Setup then it means the Printer setup has gone Wrong & it Needs to Be reconfigured. if you See Printer Offline Upon checking then you must uninstall the Driver & try the setup from start., you need to detect the issue causing it not to print and try to fix the issues by yourself at home before you take the printer to a local service center Or You Can Download Software & manual for canon Printer at canon.com/ijsetup
I hope all of this helps you set up a Canon wireless printer. please comment below & let us know if you need more help with setting up canon Printer.