How To Connect Canon Printer To Wifi?

Connecting a Canon wireless printer to Wi-Fi enables easy access to the printer and you can print your documents from any device connected to the wireless network. Before you begin how to connect Canon printer to wifi process, check the following.

  • Make sure your turn on your wireless router and printer.
  • Connect your computer to the same network.
  • Make sure to deactivate the Firewall on your router.
  • Make sure your router supports WPS and has a physical WPS button.

Now, follow the steps given below to set up your Canon printer over Wi-Fi. Note: The steps might vary for different Canon printer models. For more precise steps, you can refer to your printer’s user manual or click the Call button available on this page for remote assistance.

How To Connect Canon Printer To Wifi

Steps to Connect the Canon Printer to Wi-Fi:

  • When you turn on your Canon printer, you will find a green light near the power button. 
  • If the power light starts blinking, then press the Stop button.
  • Press the Network button on your printer and hold it until the wireless icon begins to flash.
  • Find the WPS button on your router. Press and hold the WPS button to activate the connection.
  • Now check the printer's display. The wireless icon and signal bar must appear together. It indicates that the printer and the wireless router are connected. 
  • Install the printer software on your computer using the Canon CD-ROM that you received along with your printer. Otherwise, visit the official Canon website and download the printer driver for your OS.
  • After downloading the printer driver, double-click the installer to begin the installation.
  • Make sure that you have not connected your printer to the computer using a USB cable. In case it is connected using a USB cable, remove it.
  • Now, choose the software to be installed in the installation wizard.
  • In the window that prompts you to choose the connection type, select the Wireless option.
  • Carry out the instructions displayed on the setup wizard and complete the installation.
  • Finally, print a test page from your computer over the wireless network.

Now you have seen how to connect Canon printer to wifi.

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