How to Setup Canon Pixma ix6820 Printer Wirelessly

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How to Setup Canon Pixma iX6820 Printer to Wifi

Today’s writeup deals with setup or connect of Canon Pixma ix6820 printer . Through the detailed steps, we will be understanding the apt procedure to setup the Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to wifi, mac, and with the mobile phone. Before we get down to the procedural steps.

To Setup or connect Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to Wifi or wirelessly –

  • For Canon Pixma iX6820 wireless setup, ensure that your printer is kept on a flat surface.
  • Now raise the top cover of the printer and remove all the packaging material from inside the printer.

Please remove any packaging material from inside the printer

  • Thereafter lower the access door and ready the power chord delivered with the printer to make a connection.
  • Now link the inlet end of the power cord to the printer and the other end of the cord to nearby wall outlet. 

link the inlet end of power cord and the other end

  • The printer is now ready to be switched on. Now press the power button located on the front end of printer to turn it on.

press the power button on canon printer

  • Now, raise the top cover of the printer without touching the printer head folder. Now open the ink tanks.

raise the top cover of canon printeropen the link tank in canon printer

Peel of the orange tape and lift the cap slowly. Now fix the ink tank back into its slot by pushing it down until it snaps into a place. After inserting all the ink tanks ensure that all the lights are lit up. You can verify if you have installed the ink tank correctly or not by checking the alarm lamp located in the lower toner cover. If you see the alarm lamp flashing, it means that the ink tank is not installed correctly. 

Thereafter you need to download your Canon Pixma iX6820 drivers. Alternatively you can also install them from the CD which comes along with printer. Installation of the drivers is the most important part as without it the printer won’t function. 

window driver

mac driver

Procedural Steps to Setup Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to wifi

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Let us quickly look at the prerequisites for setup Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to wifi:

  • The printer’s access point must have a physical WPS push button.
  • The user’s network must be using the wifi protected access or WPA2 security protocol.

Procedural steps to setup canon pixma ix6820 printer to wifi

  • First of all, ensure that your printer is turned on.

printer is turned on

  • Next press and hold the wifi button present on the front of the printer. Hold the wifi button until the white power lamp flashes once and then release it.

Hold the wifi button until the white power lamp flashes

  • Once the button flashes blue go to the access point and press the WPS button within the span of 2 minutes. Once the printer makes a successful connection to the user’s wireless network the blue lamp stops flashing and will remain lit.

Once the button flashes blue go to the access point and press the WPS button

  • Now in order to confirm the network settings make sure the printer is turned on.
  • Thereafter load a sheet of A4 or letter-sized plain paper.

load a sheet of A4 plain paper in canon printer

  • Press and hold the “Resume or Cancel” button until the printer’s white power lamp flashes six times and then release it. Thereafter the network information page will be printed.

Please note: While looking for the printout make sure that the connection indicates “Active” and SSID indicates the apt name of the users’ wireless network.

Procedural Steps to setup Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to MAC.

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This section talks about the procedural steps to setup Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to Mac.

  • Begin by turning on your printer. From the printer’s Control panel tap, the Wireless connection option.

Control panel tap, the Wireless connection option

  • Now select the LAN settings and click on the “Wireless LAN option”.

Now select the LAN settings and click on the Wireless LAN option

  • Choose “Wireless LAN setup” present under the LAN option thereafter press on “Easy wireless connect”.
  • Here on the next screen click on “OK”.
  • Click on “Next “ in the setup screen once you unlock your MAC system.
  • Here fill in the username and password and choose the “Install Helper “ option.
  • Click on the “Start Setup” option and set your preferences . After which the status of your printer will be duly notified.
  • Here choose the “Connection” mode and select the router you wish to connect to.
  • Fill in all the asked information and hit the “Next” option. Drivers will be installed in the very next step.
  • Once the drivers are appropriately installed, click on the “Add a printer “ option to add your printer to the given list.

Congratulations, you have now successfully completed the Setup Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to Mac!

How to Setup Canon Pixma ix6820 Printer with Mobile Phone?

Here the third section talks of setup of Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to mobile phone. That’s how you can do it:

  • Begin by clicking on your mobile phone’s home button.

Begin by clicking on your mobile phones home button

  • Now flick the touchscreen either left or right and tap on the “LAN “ settings option.
  • From the LAN settings option click on the “Wireless LAN setup” option. Thereafter tap on “Cableless setup” and hit on “OK”.
  • Now here open the Canon print inkjet/Selphy app” and select the “+” icon.
  • From the bottom of the screen click on the “Register printer” option.
  • Tap on the “Printer setup” option.
  • Select the “Auto Connect” option and tap “Yes”.
  • Here enter the router’s password and hit on “OK”.
  • Click “ok” on “Sent the settings message”.
  • Click on the detected printer and enter the name of the printer. Thereafter click on “ok”.

Conclusion

I hope the writeup sufficiently lends you the information about setup Canon Pixma iX6820 printer to wifi, MAC , with mobile phone. However, in case of any further technical issues with your printer, it is best advised to contact the Canon professionals. A user can reach out to them via their official Canon website.

Keep reading this space for more such technology-related information!

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