The latest feature of Canon printer to use it wireless and on a define network is really exciting. This helps users to take print from anywhere in that particular network. This is easy to configure, yet some users have complained about network connectivity issues. When you have a proper internet connection and Wi-Fi network coverage, then there would be no such issue with you; but if the problem is with the connection; you should review it and fix the issue.

Even after fixing the network connection and coverage issue you find the network connectivity issue, and then you should reconfigure it using these steps. You just need to follow the step-by-step guide carefully and get it done.

Steps to connect Canon printer for network printing or Wi-Fi printing

  • The first step is to install the software provided with your Canon printer on any computer on your network

This software helps connect your printer to the network manually, if needed then you installs required drivers of the respective Canon printer from https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/

  • After that turn on your Canon printer and connect it to your local network. If the printer uses a wired or Ethernet connection, then you need to connect the Ethernet cable to an available port on your wired router

If you use your computer as the router, then connect the Ethernet cable to given port on your computer. If you want to use on the Wi-Fi connection then do not connect the Canon printer to your computer until the software prompts you to do so. You can use a provided USB cable to connect it if needed

  • Now, let the Canon printer’s software to finish installing your Canon printer on computer
  • Once the installation is completed then go to Start on any computer on your network connected
  • And, select the Devices and Printers option here
  • After that click on Add a Printer button
  • Here, you need to select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer from the given option
  • Now, carefully choose your Canon printer from the list of available printers by clicking on it
  • And then press the Next button

This is final step for installation; here select Install Driver if prompted, which you can easily download from Canon official link https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/

  • Now you can define that you want to set the printer as your default or not and press Finish button
  • That’s all, you have successfully set up the Canon printer on your network