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Setting the Wireless LAN Using WPS

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Selecting Wireless LAN

After you decide on wireless LAN to connect the machine to the computer, select wireless LAN using the operation panel. Note that if you change the setting from ⋖Wired LAN⋗ to ⋖Wireless LAN⋗ or vice versa, you will need to uninstall the drivers installed on your computer and then reinstall them. For more information, see the manuals for the relevant drivers on the online manual website.

1. Select ⋖Menu⋗ in the Home screen.

2. Select ⋖Preferences⋗ ⋖Network⋗.

If the login screen appears, enter the correct ID and PIN. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).

3. Select ⋖Select Wired/Wireless LAN⋗.

4. Select ⋖Wireless LAN⋗.

Setting Up Connection Using WPS Push Button Mode

If your wireless router supports WPS push button mode, you can easily set up a connection with a WPS button.

Caution

How to operate the wireless router may vary on each device. See the instruction manuals for your networking device for help.

1. Select ⋖Menu⋗ in the Home screen.

2. Select ⋖Preferences⋗ ⋖Network⋗.

If the login screen appears, enter the correct ID and PIN. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).

3. Select ⋖Wireless LAN Settings⋗.

If the ⋖Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?⋗ message is displayed, select ⋖Yes⋗.

4. Read the message that is displayed, and select ⋖OK⋗.

5. Select ⋖WPS Push Button Mode⋗.

6. Select ⋖Yes⋗.

7. Press and hold the WPS button on the wireless router.

The button must be pressed within 2 minutes after selecting ⋖Yes⋗ in step 6.
Depending on the networking device, you may need to press and hold the button for 2 seconds or longer. See the instruction manuals for your networking device for help.

If an error message is displayed during setup

Select ⋖Close⋗ and return to step 5.

8. Wait until message ⋖Connected.⋗ is displayed.

9. Select ⋖Close⋗.

Wait several minutes until the IP address and other items are set automatically.

Signal strength

When more than one wireless router is available for connection, the machine connects to the device with the strongest signal. Signal strength is measured using RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication).

You can set the IP address manually.Setting IP Addresses
While the machine is connected to the wireless LAN, the Wi-Fi icon is displayed in the Home screen or the Basic Features screen of each function.

Caution

Reducing power consumption

You can set the machine to enter ⋖Power Save Mode⋗ based on signals emitted from the wireless router. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).

If the IP address of the machine has changed

In a DHCP environment, the IP address of the machine may be changed automatically. If this happens, the connection is maintained as long as the machine and the computer belong to the same subnet.

Setting Up Connection Using WPS PIN Code Mode

If your wireless router supports WPS PIN code mode, generate a PIN code with the machine and register the code to the networking device.

Caution

How to operate the wireless router may vary on each device. See the instruction manuals for your networking device for help.

From a Computer

1. Access your wireless router from a computer and display the screen for entering a WPS PIN code.

For more information, see the instruction manuals for your networking device.

From the Operation Panel

2. Select ⋖Menu⋗ in the Home screen.

3. Select ⋖Preferences⋗ ⋖Network⋗.

If the login screen appears, enter the correct ID and PIN. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).

4. Select ⋖Wireless LAN Settings⋗.

If the ⋖Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?⋗ message is displayed, select ⋖Yes⋗.

5. Read the message that is displayed, and select ⋖OK⋗.

6. Select ⋖WPS PIN Code Mode⋗.

7. Select ⋖Yes⋗.

The PIN code is generated and shown on the display.

From a Computer

8. Register the generated PIN code to the wireless router.

Register the PIN code on the setup screen displayed in step 1.
The PIN code must be registered within 10 minutes after selecting ⋖Yes⋗ in step 7.

If an error message is displayed during setup

Select ⋖Close⋗ and return to step 6.

From the Operation Panel

9. Wait until the message ⋖Connected.⋗ is displayed.

10. Select ⋖Close⋗.

Wait several minutes until the IP address and other items are set automatically.

Signal strength

When more than one wireless router is available for connection, the machine connects to the device with the strongest signal. Signal strength is measured using RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication).

You can set the IP address manually.Setting IP Addresses
While the machine is connected to the wireless LAN, the Wi-Fi icon is displayed in the Home screen or the Basic Features screen of each function.

Caution

Reducing power consumption

You can set the machine to enter ⋖Power Save Mode⋗ based on signals emitted from the wireless router. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).

If the IP address of the machine has changed

In a DHCP environment, the IP address of the machine may be changed automatically. If this happens, the connection is maintained as long as the machine and the computer belong to the same subnet.

Viewing Network Settings

Caution

The IP address is not correctly configured if it is displayed as "0.0.0.0".
Connecting the machine to a switching hub or bridge may result in a connection failure even when the IP address is correctly configured. This problem can be solved by setting a certain interval before the machine starts communicating. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).
You can print a list of the current network settings.Printing Reports and Lists

Viewing IPv4 Settings

⋖Status Monitor⋗ ⋖Network Information⋗ ⋖IPv4⋗ Select the setting to view Check the settings

Viewing IPv6 Settings

⋖Status Monitor⋗ ⋖Network Information⋗ ⋖IPv6⋗ Select the setting to view Check the settings

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