Canon Printer not connecting to wifi


canon printer not connecting to wifi


Canon Printers are high-quality printers finding their application for a number of tasks. These printers fulfill all the printing needs at home and the workplace. However, technical issues may arise while using Canon printer the most common being Canon printer not connecting to wifi.

The situation can be really frustrating when you are trying and trying again but your canon printer is not finding wifi.

Before finding an answer to the question ‘why is my canon printer not connecting to wifi, make sure you have the required wireless credentials including:

  • Wireless Network Name(SSID)
  • Wireless Network Key(Password)

There are two basic steps using which we can troubleshoot and connect Canon printers.

1 . Connect canon printer to wifi:

  • Press the power button to turn on your printer.
  • Press the Settings button. Then press the arrow button and once you go to Device settings, press OK.

  • Press the arrow button until you see LAN Settings, press OK.

  • Press the arrow button until you go to wireless LAN setup, press OK.

The printer will start searching for the Wifi network, in the meanwhile, the light will be blinking.

  • If the searching process takes too long, you can press Stop, and it’ll go to wireless LAN setup, standard setup. Press OK.

  •  Then press the arrow button until you find your Wifi network, and then press OK.

  •  Now enter your password for the Wifi (Enter passphrase) and press OK.

      Now you are connected.

2. The second step is to add your wireless canon printer to your computer.

After connecting our Canon printer to Wifi, we might need to add it to our computer to get it to work. Here’s how:

  •  On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time. Then copy & paste control /name Microsoft.DevicesAndPrinters into the box and click OK.

Click Add a printer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process. Now you’ve completed connecting your printer to your Wifi network. Now take out your test page and relax.

Important information: Also check for the printer drivers they should be updated well.

You can update your drivers automatically with either free or the pro version(charged service) available online. But with the Pro version, it takes just 2 steps (and you get full support and 30-day money-back guarantee)

If for any reason it still does not work you can contact TechSolutionForAll at Our customer support is dedicated to solving all your issues. 

Canon Printer not connecting to wifi

Canon Printer Won’t Connect to New Wi-Fi(Solved)

The process of connecting a wireless canon printer to Wi-Fi should be done correctly. If your canon printer is not connecting to a new wifi, then here are the steps to troubleshoot this issue:

  • Diagnose your wireless network with ‘Network Troubleshooter’ for Windows. If you have Mac, use the ‘Network Diagnostics’ utility. These utilities will help you diagnose and fix wireless network problems.

  • Make sure your new Wi-Fi network is turned on and is working fine. Check if you are able to connect other devices with this wifi network.

  • Move closer to the router to get the best wifi signal.

  • Check wifi settings in your system and make sure that the printer is added to your computer as ‘Default’.

  • Check if you have selected the “connect via wireless” option.

  • Your canon printer will not connect to wifi if you are entering the wrong username and password for your wireless network. Make sure you are entering the correct credentials.

  • Try restarting your wifi network if you are still not able to connect to wifi. Many times this simple restarting can do wonders.

  • After restarting and rebooting your system, try to reconnect the Canon printer to the new wifi network.

  • The issue can also arise if you have incorrectly installed printer drivers. Make sure you have correctly installed the printer drivers and using the correct version of these drivers.

If you are still not able to connect your Canon printer to wifi or need any further assistance, you can contact us at