Canon MF212W Wireless Setup [Step-by-Step Instructions]


Canon MF212W Wireless Setup

Canon Imageclass MF212W is an all-in-one compact printer that can help you with excellent quality printing by maximizing your daily efficiency with the advantages of connectivity. If you are a Canon MF212W printer user, then it is essential for you to know the Canon MF212W wireless setup process, so that you can use this printing device seamlessly.

How to Setup Canon Imageclass MF212W Printer?

Here we are going to provide some simple instructions following which you can easily set up your Canon Imageclass MF212W printer. Here we have divided the entire procedure into two parts. These are: 

Part 1: Setting Up the Printer

To set up the printer with your wireless network, you can perform the steps as follows: 

Step 1 

Tap on the Menu button in the Home Screen. Select the ‘Network Settings’ option. If it asks for the PIN, enter it by using the numeric keys. Next, tap the Apply button to continue. Afterward, tap on the ‘Wireless LAN’ or ‘Select Wired’ option. 

Step 2 

Click on the ‘Wireless LAN’ option and then click on the ‘Wireless LAN Settings’ option. If the ‘Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?’ message is displayed on the printer’s screen, then tap on the OK button to continue. 

Step 3 

Afterward, you will see another message displaying on the display of the printer. Read it carefully and tap on the OK button. Now, select the ‘SSID Settings’ option and then tap on the ‘Select Access Point’ option. 

Now, your printer will start to search for the available wireless routers. 

Step 4 

Choose a broadcast LAN Router whose Network Name matches the one that you wrote down. Afterward, type the Network Key. Click on the Apply option to continue. Next, tap on the Yes button. 

Once the printer detects any wireless network, the Wi-Fi will start to blink. 

Part 2: Download and Install the Driver and Software

After completing the above steps, you can download and install the driver and software to your computer to complete this procedure. Here’s how to do this: 

Step 1 

First and foremost, visit the official website of Canon and go to the search box. Enter the model name of your printer and choose that model from the appeared list. 

Afterward, tap on the Go button to move to the ‘Drivers & Downloads’ page. From the next page, choose the correct Operating System and OS version that you are using.

Step 2 

Now, you will see the most common driver is listed there. Tap on the Select button and then click on the Download button. 

Next, tap on the Run button to initiate the downloading process of the driver software. Afterward, click on the Run button to install the software. 

Step 3 

Tap on the Next button from the ‘Welcome to the Setup Wizard for the MF Drivers’ screen. Afterward, tap on the Yes to accept the License Agreement. Choose the ‘Network Connection’ option and tap on the Yes button to remove the firewall blocks. 

Step 4

Choose the device you are using from the list of devices and tap on the Next button to proceed further. Now, choose the drivers that you wish to install and click on Next. 

Afterward, select the printer driver that you wish to install and tap on the Next button. Now, confirm the printer’s name and tap on the Next button. Next, confirm that the Fax name that is displayed there is correct and click on Next. Lastly, click on the Start button. 

Now, you have successfully performed the Canon Imageclass MF212W wireless setup with your wireless network.