How Do I Connect My Canon Printer To My Computer?

How Do I Connect My Canon Printer To My Computer?

How Do I Connect My Canon Printer To My Computer?

If you’ve decided to connect your printer after buying at an affordable price, you can check this page for detailed setup procedure information.

Here, in this article, you’ll find how to connect your Canon printer to your computer with simple and easy steps.

At first, you need to complete the printer setup procedure. The printer setup procedure involves the following steps:

  • Unboxing
  • Try to install the cartridges or fill the ink tanks based on the printer model
  • Loading of the paper
  • Connecting the power cord

Now, you can complete the above mentioned hardware setup procedure. After completing them, you can proceed with the software installation. For some Canon printers, the manufacturer offers you the setup CD. Using the setup CD, you can install the software into your computer and follow the on-screen instructions.

While performing the installation process, you’ll be asked to connect your printer and computer by choosing the connection method. The connection methods are:

  • USB connection
  • Wireless connection

You can choose any one of the connection methods to connect your printer and computer. Here, you’ll be learning the wireless setup procedure for your Canon printer using the WPS and Easy Wireless Connect methods in this section.

WPS Push Button Mode:

Note: Ensure that you use a WPS-enabled router

  • On your printer control panel, select Menu.
  • Navigate to Wireless LAN Settings.
  • Select WPS Push Button Mode and then select Yes.
  • Now, you can press and hold the WPS button on your wireless router.
  • You printer displays the Connected message on the LCD screen.

Easy Wireless Connect method:

  • On your printer control panel, press the Wireless button for about three seconds.
  • Now, the printer is ready for the wireless setup.
  • Start downloading the setup file from the official Canon website.
  • Browse the downloaded file on your computer.
  • Once found, double-click the Msetup4.exe file.
  • The program wizard appears on the screen.
  • Click Start setup and then click Next.
How Do I Connect My Canon Printer To My Computer?
How Do I Connect My Canon Printer To My Computer?
  • You’ll be asked to read the End-User License Agreement.
  • Click Yes and then select Agree.
  • When the Connection Method screen appears, click Yes to confirm the wireless connection.
  • Select the Network Name (SSID) from the drop-down box.
  • Enter the password.
  • Click Next and then complete the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, click Continue Online for additional software download from the Canon website. You’ll be directed to the Canon web page.
How Do I Connect My Canon Printer To My Computer?

Hopefully, you’ve seen how to connect your Canon printer to your computer.