Canon Printer Could Not Connect To Wifi

You need to know that the procedure to connect a printer to Wi-Fi varies from one printer to another. But when it comes to fixing the issue, the procedure is completely different. If your Canon printer won'T connect to WiFi, make use of the troubleshooting steps given on this page.

Troubleshooting steps

Still, if your Canon printer doesn’t connect to Wi-Fi, use the methods given below.



  • Print the network information/configuration pageon the Canon printer. This will give you details about the printer’s wireless settings.
  • If the connection is ACTIVE and the signal strength is low, then move the printer closer to the Wi-Fi router.
  • If the connection shows ACTIVE and your network name is set to BJNPSETUP, it means the printer’s network settings havebeen reset. In such a case, you have to connect the printer to Wi-Fi again.
  • If the connection shows INACTIVE and it shows a wrong network name (SSID), the Canon printer will need to be connected to the wireless network. You will encounter this problem if you have recently replaced your wireless router or if you have changed the router’s SSID or network password.
  • If you have the computer connected to a VPN (Virtual Private Network), make sure to disable the connection and try connectingthe Canon printer to the wireless network.

Still, if the Canon printer won'T connect to WiFi, seek assistance from our technical experts.

  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.