How To Connect Canon MX490 Printer To Wifi?

Canon Pixma MX490 is an All-in-One wireless printer that is capable of printing easily from your desktop. It supports both Windows and Mac OS. Using the Canon SELPHY/INKJET app, you can also print from your smartphone. To know how to connect Canon MX490 printer to Wifi, carry out the steps below.

Connect Canon MX490 Printer To Wifi

Connecting Your Canon MX490 Printer To Wi-Fi

  1. First, make the initial hardware setup on the printer. 
  2. Completely remove all the packing materials from the printer.
  3. Connect the Canon MX490 printer to an electrical outlet using the power cable.
  4. Load paper and install the ink cartridges in the printer.
  5. Press the Power button on the printer to turn it on.
  6. Now, before setting up the printer over Wi-Fi, make sure that your wireless router is turned on. Make sure that your router supports WPS connection.
  7. Tap the Setup button on the Canon printer.
  8. Select the Wireless LAN setup option using the navigation buttons.
  9. The printer will now start to search for the available networks.
  10. Choose the connection method as per your choice.
  1. Select the Push Button Method to get connected to the network.
  2. Press the WPS button on the printer.
  3. When prompted to connect to the network, press the WPS button on the router.
  4. Now, press the OK button on the printer within 2 minutes.
  5. If your router doesn’t have the WPS feature, you can use the network credentials to get connected to the Wi-Fi network.
  6. You can now install the printer software on your computer.
  7. Go to the official Canon website, download the driver app for your Canon printer, and run the installation.
  8. Choose the connection method as Wireless.
  9. Continue with the on-screen prompts to install the software.
  10. You will now be able to print wirelessly from your computer. If you need remote assistance to connect Canon MX490 printer to Wifi, contact our technical experts.
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