In this article, we have shared the detailed steps to set up Canon Pixma iX6820 wireless printer on both Windows and Mac devices.
Wireless Connection Settings – Canon Pixma ix6820
Follow the steps of the installation procedure for the Canon ix6820 wireless printer.
Make sure the Canon ix6820 printer is turned on. (Here, the white power indicator lights up.)
Check if you can press the access point button.
Here, press and hold the Wi-Fi button (A) on the printer until the white power light flashes once. Release the Wi-Fi button after one flash. Make sure the blue Wi-Fi LED is flashing rapidly and the white power LED is solid.
Then press and hold the button on the access point (within two minutes).
Finally, here the user needs to make sure that the blue WiFi light and the white power lights are on.
Your wireless network connection setup is now complete.
Unable to connect, run a diagnostic tool. Canon ix6820 wireless setup in Windows
The following steps will guide you through setting up the Canon ix6820 printer wirelessly on Windows.
Before you start setting up your wireless network, make sure your printer, router, and Windows PC are turned on.
As mentioned above, connect your Canon ix6820 printer via a wireless router.
Now download the printer driver to your Windows computer by clicking canon.com/ijsetup
Select your printer model from the result below and click the “Download” button.
After the download process is complete, double-click the driver software package option to open the settings. Then complete the installation process.
Open the Control Panel by clicking on the Windows search option. In the window that appears below, select “Devices and Printers”. Now click on the “Add a printer” section that appears in the left corner of the Windows screen. You will see a list of printers, select your printer from the list and wait a moment.
Once added, the printer will appear in the Device and Printer section. Now make a test print.
Wired Connection Method (Canon Pixma ix6820)
Follow the Canon ix6820 wired connection procedure steps carefully.
Make sure the Canon ix6820 printer is turned on. The white power LED lights up here.
Here you need an Ethernet cable. Remove the upper connector cover (B) on the right side at the rear of the Canon Pixma ix6820 printer.
Now connect the printer and the network device using an Ethernet cable (C). Be careful not to plug it into the USB port. Press and hold the Resume/Cancel button until the Power LED flashes 11 times. Then release the Resume/Cancel button after the 11th flash and the wired connection setup is complete.
Now download the printer driver to your Windows computer by visiting the Canon website.
Select your printer model from the list that appears and tap the “Download” option. After the download process is done, tap on the driver package option to open the settings. Then complete the installation process by carefully following the onscreen instructions.
Now open the Run dialogue box and type control panel and hit the OK button.
Select “Devices and Printers” on the next Windows screen that appears.
Look in the upper left corner and tap on the “Add Printer” option. You can now view a list of installed printers.
Select your printer model and wait a few seconds.
Finally, your Canon printer will appear in the Devices and Printers section and be ready to use.
Canon ix6820 Printer Wireless Setup on Mac
The following steps will walk the user through setting up their Canon ix6820 printer wirelessly on Mac.
First, make sure the printer and the device are connected to the same network after turning on the printer and the wireless router.
Connect your printer to the WiFi network using the first section of the article.
Download and install the latest version of the printer driver now by visiting the Canon website. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the driver download process.
Go to the Apple menu, then select “System Preferences”.
After that, on the next screen, click on the “Printers and scanners” option.
Click the “+” sign in the lower left corner of the notification screen.
Select your printer from the drop-down list and wait a few seconds for the connection to be established.
Congratulations, your Canon ix6820 printer is now connected to the Mac system.
I hope this article will be helpful for users while setting up their Canon ix6820 printer.