How do I Connect my Canon Pixma MX490 Printer to WiFi Network

How to Connect Canon MX490 Printer to WiFi

If you want to print the documents, images, etc. using your Canon Pixma MX490 Printer, through all your devices that are connected with your home WiFi you need to connect your printer with the same WiFi which you are using with your devices. In Canon Pixma MX490 wireless setup is possible through the WPS and manual settings in the printer or by using the WPS button.

You Can Connect Your Printer (Canon Pixma MX490) With Your Wireless Network (WiFi) By Following The Steps Given Below:

  1. Connect the power cord of the printer properly both sides at the printer and wall side and make sure that the printer is turned on.
  2. At the top left side of the printer, you can see the panel with the controlling keys and the display of the printer. At the bottom of the panel, you can see 3 lights. If the printer is turned on, the first light from the left side will lit.
  3. Press the setup button on the panel of the printer.
  4. Below the display of the printer, there are 4 keys in a row and below that there are another 4 keys in a square, the last key (bottom right key in the square) with the symbol tools is the setup button.
  5. Once you press the setup button you will be under the setup of the printer now look at the display of printer and use the keys pointing to the left and right side to select the wireless LAN setup.
  6. Left and right keys are in the top row of keys in the panel along with the back and ok button.
  7. When you get the optional wireless LAN setup option you need to press the OK button.

It Might Give You One Or Both Options Are Given Below:

  • The push-button method which uses the WPS technique or Wireless LAN setup with standard settings.
  • You need to select an option as per your printer screen information.
  • If you are making the connection using the WPS push button method you need to press the WPS button on your router, hold the button until you don’t see the WPS light blinking.
  • Within 2 minutes you have to press the OK button on the printer once the WPS is started on the printer by holding the WPS button on the printer.
  • The printer is now connected with your WiFi network.
  • If you are not able to understand how to connect my Canon MX490 printer to wifi with the WPS method due to any reason you can use the other method of connecting the printer with the wireless network.
  • Press the setup button on the panel of the printer.
  • Select the wireless LAN setup using the left and right key then press the OK button.
  • Select the option under the Wireless LAN setup / Other setup using the left and right key then press the OK button.
  • Select under Another setup/ Cable-less setup and then press OK.

Then you have to follow the instructions on the printer as per your priority you can set up your printer with the wireless network.

If you are still not able to connect your printer with the WiFi you can simply contact the Canon support by dialing help number and ask them How to Connect Canon MX490 Printer to WiFi, they will start helping you as soon as you contact them.

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