In this article, we will give you an easy and essential guide to how to set up your Canon Pixma printer mx490 on a wireless network using the cable setup method of a windows computer. So follow the guide about how to connect canon printer mx460 to wifi.
How to connect canon printer mx460 to wifi
Before connecting your printer to the network, confirm that your wireless router is available and properly set up. Also, confirm that your computer is connected to the network. Then, make sure your printer is plugged in and turned on. The power button will be lit green when the printer is on. If the printer LCD screen is blank, place the copy button on the upper left of the four-button panel.
When the screen is on, press the setup button on the bottom right of the four-button panel. The screen will now display a wireless LAN setup. So press the ok button. You will see scrolling text on the screen. Press the stop button on the right-hand side of the printer panel to display the light screen.
Now, use the right arrow button to find another setup and press ok. Now use the right arrow button to find cables setup and press ok. You should see scrolling text on your screen.
Now you gotta install the software, so insert the bundled cd-rom that came with your canon printer into your computer. Or download the installation files from canon website and follow their instructions. Once you’ve done downloading, open that file on your pc to get started.
Then, review the information on the opening screen and click next. Select wireless LAN connection as your connection method then click next. Now you need to connect Via wireless router and click next. Confirm that your printer is turned on. The software will search for printers already connected to the network. But if this is your first time installing the printer, the list should be blank.
Nextly, place a check in the box for setting the printer couldn’t be found on the list. Then click next. If your printer is already on the list, simply click next. The setup screen will be displayed so click next. On the set of procedure selection screens, click other methods and click on the button labeled cable setup. The connection via cable a setup screen will appear. Click next through three screens.
The network connection will temporarily disable during setup, when you see the connection completed screen click next. A list of applications will appear, click next, and continue the installation. The software will now install and may take a few minutes. when the completion dialog box appears, click complete.
Now the printed alignment screen will be displayed. So load plain paper to the printer. Then click execute to start printhead alignment and follow instructions. Finally, click next to finish the software setup and register your product.
That’s it! you are ready to go! I hope this was an easy method of connecting a Canon printer to wifi and setting up the process for you.
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