How do I setup my Canon Printer?

How to Setup a Canon Printer using WPS?

The process of setting up and working on a Canon printer is easy. You can use wifi protected setup (WPS) to initiate the process. The following steps must be processed sequentially to begin the process.
To connect network devices to secure wireless networks wifi protected setup is usually used. If you have a question about how to set up canon printer? Then you must follow the following steps in sequential order:

  • First of all, tap on the wifi option.
  • Now, you can proceed to the setting option.
  • In the settings section, you will find the wifi setup and click on it.
  • Now proceed to tap on the push button method and press ok.
  • Now press and wait for some time by holding the WPS button on your wireless router.
  • You can see the wireless router manual by pressing the WPS button.
  • Within a few minutes, you can tap ok on the printer.
  • On a different screen, if a troubleshooting option appears, tap on the home icon on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • You will see the icon on the screen's bottom-left. When the connection is complete, 

Note: By using this method, you need not know the SSID or password of your device.

How Can I manually install a Canon printer?

The solution to install a Canon printer is mentioned below:

  • Firstly, Turn on the printer and press the setup button.
  • You will be displayed a wifi setup as the first option on the menu list.
  • Now navigate to the manual connect option by clicking the right arrow until you find the option and finally click on it.
  • After pressing ok, the printer will search for all nearby wireless networks. Use the arrow button mentioned to scroll down to select your network from the list of all nearby networks. Press ok consecutively two times.
  • Now, you will be required to enter your network password. You must use a numeric keypad to enter the password in the form of alphabets, numbers, and symbols. You can either use left or right arrows to move the cursor on the screen to make any corrections and the back button to delete the character after entering the correct password; finish the step by pressing ok.
  • On a printer attempting to connect to a network, if a stable connection is established, then press ok.
  • If due, for some reason, the connection fails, then proceed to enter your password again.
  • After a successful connection, you need to install a device driver for your mac/ android device.
  • You can also use the printer by connecting it to your mobile phone.   You need to download Canon PRINT Inkjet / SELPHY for iOS or Android.

Where are Canon printer settings?

Printer settings enable the user to use the standard features of a canon printer. Keep following further steps:

  • Press the setting button or registration option available on the device.
  • Now navigate to the function settings, followed by the printer, and finally to printer settings.
  • You can use the up arrow to move up in the menu bar to select your desired option.
  • Now, on the screen, you will come across a custom setting option click on it.
  • After tapping on the custom setting, you will be displayed the printer options on which you can mention how many copies you want to print.
  • Use the + or – option to increase or decrease the number of copies of the print.
  • You must not enter a number out of range. If so, you will get a warning message to enter a value in range.
  • Finally, press ok to confirm.

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