Lean how to connect Canon printer to wifi network on computer

In this article we explain step by step how to connect your Canon printer with wireless settings. So, by following these steps, you can easily connect your Canon printer to your computer’s Wi-Fi network.

The connection between a wireless Canon printer and a controller is established via a shared connection or Wi-Fi. Therefore, it is important that you connect your printer to the same Wi-Fi network as your computer.

How to connect your Canon printer to your computer on the Wi-Fi network

Before using this method, make sure your wireless router has a WPS button. In addition, the router must use the WPA or WPA2 security protocol.

First, make sure your printer and wireless router are turned on.

Then go to the “Home” printer on the touchscreen and long press the “WiFi” button.

After that select the option “Wireless Network Setup” > tap “OK”. At this time, the printer searches for the wireless network access point.

Choose your WiFi network (named Canon in the router settings).

Then tap on the WiFi access point, it will ask for the passphrase or WPA key. Now enter your WiFi password and press the “OK” button.

This process takes a few moments to connect the Canon printer to the wireless router access point.

Now your printer and Canon router will automatically connect at this point.

When the wireless connection is established, the Power and Wi-Fi LEDs stop blinking. Instead, they persist after logging in.

How to connect a Canon wireless printer to a computer

The first step is to connect your Canon printer to your computer’s Wi-Fi network and configure it (as described in the previous steps).

Then download the printer driver from the Canon website.

After that, double click on the downloaded file, complete the installation process and move on to the next steps.

Press Win + R key to open Run command

In the Run dialog box, enter this command: control /name Microsoft.DevicesAndPrinters

Canon printer setup

click OK

The Devices and Printers folder will now open.

In this window you will see the button “Add printer”.

Click Add Printer and follow the on-screen instructions

Click Add Printer and follow the on-screen instructions

Complete this process and click OK.

You have now completed the process of connecting your Canon wireless printer in Windows. You can print a test page and use the printer.

How to connect a Canon printer to a Mac via WiFi

Follow these steps to learn how to connect a Canon wireless printer to a MAC computer.

First, turn on your Mac and Canon printer

Next, connect your Canon printer to your wireless network by following the steps in the first section of this article.

Then go to ij.start.canon to download the driver. Now complete the driver installation.

Then click the Apple menu > click System & Preferences.

go to system settings

On the next prompt screen, select the “Printers and Scanners” option.

printers and scanners

Then you need to click the + sign to add the printer.

Now select your Canon printer in the pop-up window and click “Add”.

Once your printer is added, you can see the printer name on the left side of the screen.

Finally, your Canon wireless printer is successfully connected to your Mac

So, if you are looking for why canon printer won’t connect to wifi, follow the steps above to complete the setup on Windows and Mac computers.

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