In this section, technical terms used in the manual are explained.
• Access point mode
The printer is used as an access point to connect external wireless communication devices (e.g.
computers, smartphones, or tablets) in an environment where no access point (wireless router) is
available. You can connect up to 5 devices to the printer using the access point mode (direct
Client computer and printer setting where wireless communication occurs on a peer-to-peer basis,
i.e., all clients in with the same SSID/network name communicate directly with each other. No wireless
router is required. This printer does not support ad-hoc communication.
• Admin Password
Administrator password in IJ Network Device Setup Utility to restrict access to network users. It must
be entered to access the printer and change printer settings.
An encryption method. It is optional for WPA. Strong cryptographic algorithm adopted within U.S.
government organizations for information processing.
• Authentication Method
The method that a wireless router uses to authenticate a printer through a wireless LAN. The methods
are agreeable each other.
For WPA/WPA2, authentication method is PSK.