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Canon PIXMA MP499 Manual

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Obtaining Your Network Key
PIXMA MP499
Mac OS
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  • Page 1 Obtaining Your Network Key PIXMA MP499 Mac OS...
  • Page 2 Navigation Tips for Macintosh Users To navigate this guide, please use the arrows on the MAC DOWN keyboard or use the PAGE UP and Page DOWN keys. LEFT RIGHT Page UP Page DOWN...
  • Page 3 Obtaining Your Network Key PIXMA MP499 Mac OS Introduction Download the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Troubleshooting...
  • Page 4 Introduction If you are unable to proceed past the Access Points screen during wireless setup because the required Network Key is not known, you may be able to retrieve the information using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant. IMPORTANT: When you do not need this tool anymore, drag the file in the Trash, and delete it.
  • Page 5 Next >> Wireless Setup Assistant Download the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant To use the machine by connecting it to a computer, software including the drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer's hard disk. The installation process takes about 20 minutes. (The installation time varies depending on the computer environment or the number of applications to be installed.)
  • Page 6 Download the Canon PIXMA << Previous Next >> Wireless Setup Assistant Step Three In the Software section, click the Download icon to download the file CanonAPChkTool. Step Four On the next screen, read the information and instructions and click I Agree - Begin Download...
  • Page 7 Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Step One Open the Access Points window. If the Access Points window is closed: 1. If you are installing the latest driver from download, re-run the the driver/network installation by double-clicking the driver file you downloaded previously.
  • Page 8 Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Step Two Step Three Run the downloaded tool "Wireless Setup Assistant " that you Read the License Agreement, and then click Yes when you accept the downloaded to the computer by double clicking its icon.
  • Page 9 Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Step Four Step Five When the following dialog is displayed, click OK. 1. When the "Confirm Access to Keychain" dialog is displayed, click Allow Once in Mac OS X v10.4, Allow in Mac OS X v10.5/v10.6.
  • Page 10 Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Step Six 1. The "Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant" tool is launched. 2. Confirm that the same access points are listed in the Assistant and Access Point windows. 3. Write down the Network Password of the access point or click Copy Network Password.
  • Page 11 Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Step Seven 1. Click the access point name(s) specified in Step One in the Access Point window (you will find the name(s) in "Detected Access Points" there.). 2. Click the Network Password “Input box”...
  • Page 12 Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant Step Eight Click ''Connect.'' When the setup is completed, the Setup Complete dialog is displayed.
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If the message "The Printer could not be connected to the specified access point" is displayed when clicking the Connect button, you may have selected the network name (Access Point name (SSID)) you are not using (e.g. the one your neighbor is using).

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