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PIXMA MG5500
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Setup Guide

© CANON INC. 2013

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  • Page 1: Setup Guide

    PIXMA MG5500 series Setup Guide © CANON INC. 2013...
  • Page 2 Setup Guide This guide provides information for setting up a network connection for the printer. Network Connection Wireless Connection Preparation for Connection Printer Setup Setup Procedure Selection Push Button Method Standard setup Other setup (Advanced setup) Disable WPA/WPA2 Character Entry Troubleshooting...
  • Page 3: Wireless Connection

    Network Connection Wireless Connection a Preparation for Connection Before Starting Wireless Connection Setup 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. If the power is on, the (white) POWER lamp (A) will be lit. Notes on Wireless Connection • Make sure that the computer is connected to the access point (A) (or wireless network router) you want to connect your printer to.
  • Page 4 2. Use the button (A) to display the WLAN icon. 3. Press the left Function button (B). 4. Select Wireless LAN setup, then press the OK button. The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp (C) lights up when wireless connection is enabled. c Setup Procedure Selection The printer will automatically search for compatible access points.
  • Page 5: Connection Using Wps

    Push Button Method d Connection Using WPS 1. Press and hold the WPS button on the access point. For details on pressing the WPS button, refer to the access point manual. 2. Press the OK button on the printer within 2 minutes. The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp on the printer fl...
  • Page 6: Connection Via Standard Setup

    Standard setup d Connection via Standard setup 1. Select Standard setup. 2. Press the OK button. 3. Select your access point, then press the OK button. 4. One of the screens below will be displayed on the printer. 5. Press the OK button. 6.
  • Page 7 d Connection Using WPS 1. Select WPS. 2. Press the OK button. 3. Select Push button method. 4. Press the OK button. 5. Press the OK button. 6. Press and hold the WPS button on the access point. For details on pressing the WPS button, refer to the access point manual. 7.
  • Page 8: Connection Via Advanced Setup

    Other setup (Advanced setup) d Connection via Advanced setup 1. Select Other setup. 2. Press the OK button. 3. Select Advanced setup. 4. Press the OK button. 5. Select your access point, then press the OK button. 6. Select the security protocol used by the access point, then press the OK button.
  • Page 9 Disable  7. When the left screen appears, press the OK button. The network connection setup is now complete.
  • Page 10  7. Select the WEP key number you want to use. 8. Press the OK button. 9. Press the OK button. 10. Enter the WEP key. Character entry is case-sensitive. 11. Press the left Function button. 12. Make sure that the WEP key is correct. 13.
  • Page 11 WPA/WPA2  7. Press the OK button. 8. Enter the passphrase. Character entry is case-sensitive. 9. Press the left Function button. 10. Make sure that the passphrase is correct. 11. Press the left Function button. 12. When the left screen appears, press the OK button. The network connection setup is now complete.
  • Page 12: Character Entry

    Character Entry You can enter the characters when the keyboard is displayed on the printer. Follow the procedure below. 1. You can enter the characters when the keyboard is displayed on the printer's LCD. Password entry is case sensitive so press the center Function button (A) accordingly to switch between lower case, upper case and numeric characters.
  • Page 13: Standard Setup

    Troubleshooting Standard setup The Target Access Point is Not Detected  • Is the network device (router, etc.) turned on? If the network device is already turned on, turn it off, then turn it back • Check the access point name/network name and network password of your access point or router. •...
  • Page 14 When using multiple access points: Select Use multiple AccessPoints, then press the OK button. An Unknown Access Point is Displayed  Access points in use nearby may also be detected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Properly  Access point names with double-byte characters are not displayed properly. However, they can be selected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Automatically ...
  • Page 15: Wep

     Failed to connect to the access point.  Make sure that the WEP key entered for the access point is correct. In addition, when using WEP key number 2, 3 or 4 of the access point, set to use WEP key number 1, or select a WEP key number by entering wireless connection settings of the printer directly.
  • Page 16: Wpa/wpa2

    WPA/WPA2  Failed to connect to the access point.  Make sure that the passphrase entered for the access point is correct. If the problem is not resolved, there may be other causes. See also the sections below: • If the DHCP function of the access point is inactive, enable the DHCP function and configure wireless connection settings again.
  • Page 17 To perform Standard setup again  1. Press the HOME button (A). 2. Use the button (B) to display WLAN, then press the left Function button (C). 3. Select Wireless LAN setup, then press the OK button.
  • Page 18 Cannot connect. Connections are being attempted from multiple access points simultaneously.  The screen appears when connections are being attempted from multiple access points simultaneously. Wait for a while, then configure WPS settings again. Press the WPS button on only one access point. Failed to connect.
  • Page 19: Advanced Setup

    Advanced setup The Target Access Point is Not Detected  • Is the network device (router, etc.) turned on? If the network device is already turned on, turn it off, then turn it back • Check the access point name/network name and network password of your access point or router. •...
  • Page 20 When using multiple access points: Select Use multiple AccessPoints, then press the OK button. An Unknown Access Point is Displayed  Access points in use nearby may also be detected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Properly  Access point names with double-byte characters are not displayed properly. However, they can be selected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Automatically ...
  • Page 21 Disable  Failed to connect to the access point.  • Is the network device (router, etc.) turned on? If the network device is already turned on, turn it off, then turn it back...
  • Page 22  The WEP Key is Not Displayed Automatically  Refer to the manual supplied with the access point or contact its manufacturer. Failed to connect to the access point.  Make sure that the WEP key entered for the access point is correct. In addition, when using WEP key number 2, 3 or 4 of the access point, set to use WEP key number 1, or select a WEP key number by entering wireless connection settings of the printer directly.
  • Page 23 The device may not be able to connect to the network in the following cases:  If the DHCP function of the access point is inactive, enable the DHCP function or specify the IP address (IPv4 only) of the printer and configure wireless connection settings again. In addition, make sure that the selected WEP key number and entered WEP key are correct.
  • Page 24: Wpa/wpa2

    WPA/WPA2  The Passphrase is Not Displayed Automatically  Refer to the manual supplied with the access point or contact its manufacturer. Failed to connect to the access point.  Make sure that the passphrase entered for the access point is correct. If the problem is not resolved, there may be other causes.
  • Page 25 To perform Advanced setup again  1. Press the HOME button (A). 2. Use the button (B) to display WLAN, then press the left Function button (C). 3. Select Wireless LAN setup, then press the OK button.

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  • Bob Mar 29, 2017 06:01:
    How do I just do black ink only?t
  • Frederick Hook Oct 07, 2016 01:12:
    How do I print a letter from my samsung tablet I can only get copy on my cannon MG 5600C
  • Georgia Perkins Jul 03, 2016 11:04:
    where do I find the place for the ink , and how do i change it
  • antoinelle hansley Jun 19, 2016 11:48:
    Can I just replace the black ink if I want to do black and white copies?
  • antoinelle hansley Jun 19, 2016 11:48:
    Can I just replace the black ink if I want to do black and white copies?