How to Connect Printer to WiFi (Wireless Printer)?

We’ve known Canon for several years now and it has quite the reputation when it came to imaging products, industrial products, and/or optical products. The list compiles cameras, printers, scanners, lenses, medical equipment, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

In this article, we have explained the process of setup a Canon printer wired and wirelessly on Windows.

Things to do Before Setting up Canon Printer

  • Please look for the model number of your printer before the setup process.
  • Make sure that your device has enough storage space for the installation of the drivers.
  • Check the power supply.
  • Check if your device has an active internet connection for downloading the required files and the setup process.

Connecting Canon Printer to WiFi (Wireless Printer)

For Wireless Printers

  • Turn on the Canon Printer and make sure that it is properly connected to the power supply.
  • After ensuring the above step, open the downloaded file of the driver setup.
  • Click on the “next” button till the screen navigates you to the option to choose “Wireless Setup”.
  • After selecting the Wireless Setup option, go to the screen of Canon Printer and select the Wifi Setup option.
  • Navigate to the “Device Settings” and click on OK.
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  • Choose Device Setting Followed by “LAN Settings” and press the OK button.
  • After Selecting “LAN Setting’’ go to the “Wireless LAN Setup” and press OK. Let the printer search for the access point.
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  • Ensure the WiFi Router has been turned off. Wait for the WiFi flash lamp to blink on the printer.
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  • Select your wireless network from the available wireless networks and press OK.
  • If it asks for the WPA Key (WIFI Password), Enter the correct WiFi password and press OK.
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  • Your printer will be connected to your WiFi network in a few moments.

For Wired Printers

  • Press The “Windows+R” button and you will be prompted to the ‘run’ box.
  • Type “Control Panel” in the run box from the windows search option.
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  • Select Devices and Printers options. Your printer will be seen with a green tick mark.
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  • If your printer is not added yet, click ‘Add printer‘ to add it manually.
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  • Now your printer will be added on printer’s list.