Canon Mf445dw Wireless Setup

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Canon imageCLASS MF445dw is an all-in-one printer designed with laser technology for printing. It comes with some great features like the following.

Canon Mf445dw Wireless Setup
  • 5” color touch panel
  • Auto duplex printing 
  • Canon Custom Processor 
  • Direct print from USB memory
  • Different connectivity options
  • Expandable paper tray and more

You can set up and use this printer over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection. The wireless setup process of this printer is a straightforward method to perform. The remaining part of this page explains the same.

Using Wps

Using Wps

You can use either the PUSH or PIN method of WPS to set up your printer over the wireless network.

Using The Wps Push Button

  • In case your wireless router has a WPS button, use this method to connect your printer to the wireless network.
  • Initially, check to ensure that the wireless router you’re using for the Wi-Fi setup has the WPS button.
  • Next, turn on your Canon printer and the router if they are turned off.

In this manner, you can complete the Wi-Fi setup on your Windows and Mac computers. If you still have questions, get back to us for remote assistance.

Select Menu
  • Now, open the Home screen on your printer.
  • Select Menu > Preferences > Network.
Select Network Next to Preferences
  • If prompted, enter your printer’s login credentials in the given fields.
  • Press Log In.
Log In

On the opened screen, select Wireless LAN Settings and follow the on-screen instructions.

Wireless lan Settings
  • Tap WPS Push Button Mode > Yes.
  • Locate the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) button on your router and press it.
wireless LAN Settings
  • Now, your printer will try to connect to the wireless network.
  • Once it is done, you can see the Connected message displayed on your printer screen.
Using The Wps Pin Code Mode

Using The Wps Pin Code Mode

  • If you don’t have the WPS button, use the WPS PIN Code mode to connect your printer to the wireless network.
  • Open the Wireless LAN Settings screen on your Canon printer by referring to the instructions given above.
  • Now, select Yes > OK > WPS PIN Code Mode > Yes.
  • Note down the PIN code displayed on the screen.
  • Now, access your wireless router’s GUI page on the computer.
  • Go to the WPS tab.
  • Type the WPS PIN displayed on the printer screen in the given field and click OK.
  • Now, check if the Connected message is displayed on your printer screen. If yes, that means your printer is connected to the wireless network. 
  • Otherwise, re-perform the wireless setup.
Using The Network Credentials

Using The Network Credentials

Follow the instructions below if you’re looking for an alternative way to set up your Canon MF445dw printer over a wireless network.

  • Initially, gather your wireless router’s SSID and password, if you have no idea about them.
  • Now, open the Wireless LAN settings on your printer.
  • Select Yes > OK > SSID Settings > Select Access Point.
SSIDs of the networks
  • The SSIDs of the networks available within your printer range will be displayed on the screen.
  • Select your network name from the list.
  • If prompted, type the selected network's password.
  • Complete the wireless setup by following the on-screen instructions.

Software Installation

  • The Canon MF445dw wireless setup process is incomplete without the driver installation. 
  • Connect your computer (on which you wish to install the printer) to the same Wi-Fi network (to which your printer is connected).
  • Download and run the printer driver file on your computer.
  • Select the Wi-Fi connection option when prompted.
  • Install the software by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

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