How to Setup Canon Pixma Ip2820 Printer

How to Setup Canon Pixma Ip2820 Printer

Wireless/Wifi/WPS Connection set-up Guide For canon pixma ip2820

Before we start, there are however some conditions that must be met to use the WPS pushbutton method:

The access point must have a physical WPS push button available, please check with your device’s user guide for details.

Ur network must be using the WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 security protocol. Most WPS enabled access points will not connect using the WPS method if the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) security method is used, or if no security is enabled. For details on which security method is being used on your wireless network, please check the wireless connection settings on your computer.

Please follow the steps below to complete the Canon Pixma ip2820 Wireless Setup:-

->->->Step to 1

Make sure the wireless router is in range of the printer & the WPS button is ready to be pressed.

->->->Step to 2

Press & hold the (Wireless) button (A) on the printer until the wire-less lamp (B) flashes.

->->->Step to 3

Press the (Colour) button ©.

->->->Step to 4

Press the (Wireless) button until the Direct lamp (D) lights up.

->->->Step to 5

Press the (Colour) button, & make sure that the ON lamp (E) & the wire-less lamp flash, then press the (WPS) button on the wireless router within 2 minutes. The blue WiFi lamp on the printer will continue to flash while searching, & the Power & WiFi lamps will flash when connecting to the access point.

->->->Step to 6

When the printer has successfully made a connection to your wireless network, the Power & WiFi lamps will stop flashing & remain lit. The network lamp will also light up.

For exact details regarding pressing the WPS button, please refer to the access point manual.

Network settings confirmation

To confirm that your printer is successfully connected to your wireless network, u can print out the network settings of your printer if u wish:

Make sure that your printer is turned on.

Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper.

Press & hold the (Wi-Fi) until the WiFi lamp flashes once, & then release it.

Press the (Colour)

Press the (Wi-Fi)

Press the (Colour)

The network information page will be printed.

When referring to the printout, check that “Connection” indicates “Active” & that the SSID -Service Set Identifier (the name of your wireless network) indicates the correct name of your wireless network.

This concludes the WPS set-up procedure.

Please now install the provided software.

If u do not have the CD(‘s) that came with your product, or you’re a Mac user, please download the software on-site.

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Standard Connection Method (For Windows & Mac users only)

If your access point does not support the WPS feature, use the following instructions to set your printer up on your wireless network:

For Windows users, insert the CD that came with your printer & runs the setup.

If u do not have a CD drive, or you’re a Mac user, then please download the software.

Connection for Windows Users Only

->->->Step to 1

Double-click on the downloaded .exe file to open the following screen & click (Start Setup).

->->->Step to 2

The software will check to see if there are any updates to the driver & software. This may take a few minutes to complete.

->->->Step to 3

Select your region & country, then click (Next).

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If u accept the terms of the license agreement, click (Yes).

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If u would like to take part in the extended survey program, click (Agree).

Otherwise, click (Do not agree).

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Ensure (Deactivate the block) is checked & click (Next).

->->->Step to 7

The following screen will be displayed for a few seconds.

->->->Step to 8

Select (Wireless LAN Connection) & click (Next) .

->->->Step to 9

Ensure that your printer is powered on & click (Next).

->->->Step to 10

The software will search for any printers already set up on your network.

->->->Step to 11

If u have already connected your printer to your network, select it from the list & click (Next) to start the software installation, then proceed to.

->->->Step to 16.

If u cannot see your printer listed, continue to ->->->Step to 12.

->->->Step to 12

If this is the first time you’re setting up your printer, it will not be displayed in the list.

Ensure (Set up the network connection according to the guide) is selected & click (Next).

->->->Step to 13

The set-up guide will open & guide u through connecting your printer to your network using the easy wireless connect process.

Please follow the on-screen instructions carefully to prepare your printer for connection.

Only click next, when your printer corresponds with the example shown in the diagrams below –

->->->Step to 14

Once u have made the necessary settings on your printer, the software will now temporarily disconnect your computer from your wireless network & connect directly to your printer to configure the network settings.

Ur computer will re-connect to your wireless network automatically once this has been completed.

->->->Step to 15

When the connection is established, click (Next) to continue with the software installation.

->->->Step to 16

The printer driver software will now install & register onto your computer. This will take a few minutes to complete.

->->->Step to 17

If this is the first time you’re setting up your printer, it’s recommended to perform the print head alignment. Click (Execute) to start the process & follow the on-screen instructions.

If u have already aligned the print head, click (Next).

->->->Step to 18

Click (Execute) to perform a test print.

Once successfully printed, click (Next).

->->->Step to 19

The set-up of your printer is now complete.

Click (Next) to see a list of optional software u can also install.

->->->Step to 20

20 From the list select any additional software u wish to install & click (Next).

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Once the additional software has been installed, u will see a message informing u about setting up your smartphone or tablet. Click on (Instructions) to find out more information on setting up your device, or click (Next) to continue.

->->->Step to 22

To register your printer, click (Next) (this will open in a web browser).

Alternatively, click (Skip).

->->->Step to 23

Click (Exit) to finish the installation.

Connection For Mac users only

->->->Step to 1

Double-click on the downloaded .dmg file to open the following screen.

Double-click on the (Setup) icon to start the setup. If the following screen appears, click (Open).

->->->Step to 2

When the following screen appears, type your Password to allow the Helper Tool to be installed, then click on (Install Helper).

->->->Step to 3

Click (Start Setup).

->->->Step to 4

The software will check to see if there are any updates to the driver & software & download them as necessary.

->->->Step to 5

Select your region & country, then click (Next).

->->->Step to 6

If u accept the terms of the license agreement, click (Yes).

->->->Step to 7

If u would like to take part in the extended survey program, click (Agree), otherwise click (Do not agree).

->->->Step to 8

The following screen will briefly appear.

->->->Step to 9

If your printer has already been connected to your wireless network, u will see the following screen. Click (Yes) to continue with the installation & jump to ->->->Step to 17. If your printer has not yet been connected please continue to ->->->Step to 10.

->->->Step to 10

If your printer has not yet been connected to your wireless network, u will see the following screen. Select wire-less LAN Connection, then click (Next).

->->->Step to 11

Ensure that your printer is powered on & click (Next).

->->->Step to 12

The software will search for any printers already set up on your network.

->->->Step to 13

If this is the first time you’re setting up your printer, it will not be displayed on the list.

Ensure (Set up the network connection according to the guide) is selected & click (Next).

->->->Step to 14

The set-up guide will open & guide u through connecting your printer to your network using the easy wireless connect process.

Please follow the on-screen instructions carefully to prepare your printer for connection.

Only click next, when the printer corresponds with the example shown in the diagrams below.

->->->Step to 15

The software will now temporarily disconnect your computer from your wireless network & directly connect to your printer to configure the network settings.

Ur computer will re-connect to your wireless network automatically once this has been completed.

When the following message is displayed, click (Allow).

->->->Step to 16

When the connection has completed, click (Next).

->->->Step to 17

The printer driver software will now install on your computer.

This will take a few minutes to complete.

->->->Step to 18

The software will now temporarily disconnect your computer from your wireless network & directly connect to your printer to configure the network settings.

Ur computer will re-connect to your wireless network automatically once this has been completed.

If the following message is displayed, click (Allow).

->->->Step to 19

Click (Add Printer).

->->->Step to 20

Select Canon ‘MG/MX/TS/MP series’ ‘Bonjour Multifunction’ from the list & click (Add).

->->->Step to 21

After adding your printer, the set-up screen may be hidden by the web browser. If this happens, click on the set-up icon set-up located in the dock, to display the screen again.

Once the printer has been added, click (Next) to continue.

->->->Step to 22

If this is the first time you’re setting up your printer, it’s recommended to perform a print head alignment. Click (Execute) to start the process & follow the on-screen instructions.

If u have already aligned the print head, click (Next).

->->->Step to 23

Click (Start) to perform a test print & click (Print).

Once successfully printed, click (Next).

->->->Step to 24

The set-up of your printer is now complete.

Click (Next), to see a list of optional software u can also install.

->->->Step to 25

From the list select any additional software u wish to install & click (Next).

->->->Step to 26

Once the additional software has been installed, u will see a message informing u about setting up your smartphone or tablet. Click (Instructions) to find out more information on setting up your device, or click (Next) to continue.

->->->Step to 27

To register your printer, click (Next) (this will open in a web browser). Alternatively, click (Skip).

->->->Step to 28

Once the additional software has been installed, click (Exit) to finish the installation.

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Restoring your printer’s network settings to factory default

Restoring your printer’s network settings to factory default. If u need to reset your network settings back to factory default, for example, if u change your access point, u can do so by following these instructions:

Please note that initialization erases all network settings on the machine, so printing or scanning from a computer over the network will become impossible until the printer is re-configured with new network settings.

->->->Step to 1

Press & hold the (RESUME/CANCEL) button until the ALARM lamp flashes 19 times.

->->->Step to 2

Release the (RESUME/CANCEL)

The network settings have been reset back to factory default settings.

Please now refer to the WiFi set-up – (WPS or Standard Connection methods) for instructions on setting up your printer onto your WiFi network.

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