How To Connect Canon Pixma Mg2900 Printer To Wifi

Canon PIXMA MG2900 is an All-in-One wireless printer that can print, copy, and scan. Setting up the Canon printer to a wireless network is easy compared to other printers.

Carry out these steps to connect your Canon PIXMA MG2900 printer to a Wi-Fi network using a Windows desktop:

  • First, turn on your Wi-Fi router, Canon printer, and the Windows desktop.
  • Before executing the wireless setup, check whether you have completed the basic printer settings.
  • Press the Wireless button and hold it until the wireless LED flashes.
  • Next, go to the Wi-Fi router and press the WPS push button.
  • Hold it until the Canon printer detects the wireless network.
  • When the Canon printer detects the wireless network, the wireless LED stops flashing and turns into solid blue.
  • You need to execute these steps within two minutes.
  • After connecting your Canon printer to the Wi-Fi network, you need to run the driver setup on your connected PC.
  • On your Windows desktop, insert the Canon setup CD into the CD/DVD drive and give a double-click on the setup file to run the driver setup.
  • Otherwise, download and install the printer driver for your Canon PIXMA MG2900 printer from the official Canon site.
  • If the User Access Control (UAC) dialogue box pops-up, click the Yes button.
  • On the driver setup wizard screen, choose your desired language if necessary and click the Next button.
  • Next, choose the Wireless LAN connection option as your connection type.
  • Click the Access point Connection (recommended) radio button and click Next.
  • Make sure that your Canon printer is turned on and click Next.
  • Choose your printer name from the displayed list and follow the rest of the instructions displayed to complete the driver setup.
  • If you are connecting the Canon printer for the first time, check the "Setting printer could not be found on the list" checkbox.
  • Click the WPS button and click Next to detect your printer over the wireless network.
  • Once your computer detects the printer, select your printer from the displayed list.
  • Wait until the connection is complete, and the driver setup wizard prompts you to click Next.
  • On the next screen, choose the desired Canon software.
  • Agree to the End User License Agreement to accept the terms and conditions of the printer software.
  • Wait until the driver installation is complete.
  • Click the Complete button, followed by the Execute button to proceed with the printhead alignment.
  • On the Test Print screen, click the Execute button to verify the print function.
  • Ensure that you have loaded the paper input tray with plain papers.
  • Finally, click the Exit button to complete the driver installation process.
Faq
  • 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.