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 the 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 “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 “Canon print app” into settings option of your device, then go to 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.
Canon printer won’t print after setup, what can I do to fix it?
Canon is an electronics device manufacturing company that create a vast variety of products like Computer printers, Scanners, Fax machines and much more. Normally, Canon printer for a computer can connect directly to your PC into the US port of the computer through the regular USB cable and print any document you wish to print from your computer. However, in case your Canon printer stopped printing any document, you need to detect the issue causing it to not to print and try to fix the issues by yourself at home before you take the printer to a local service centre.