Canon Maxify Gx7020 Wireless Setup  

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Canon Maxify Gx7020 Wireless Setup

Canon Maxify Gx7020 is an ideal printer for home and office purposes. It is compact enough that you can easily fit it in your workplace. It comes with a scanner and is equipped with an automatic document feeder with decent connectivity options. It works well with Canon’s mobile companion app so that you can perform most of the tasks directly from your smartphone.

Nowadays, as every printer comes with an in-built wireless feature, we can connect the printer to any wireless network. This wireless feature gives us the flexibility to print from any device that supports wireless network connectivity. You can use the default applications of your smartphones to perform all the functions with the Canon printer. The Canon Maxify Gx7020 printer has support for both wired and wireless connections. For wired connection, there is a USB port underneath the scan bed, and there is a phone line to perform the fax function. The wireless setup is a hassle-free experience for every user, so let us see in detail about the Canon Maxify Gx7020 Wireless Setup in the further section.

Canon Maxify Gx7020 Wireless Setup

Before starting the wireless setup

  • Turn on your printer, router, and computer.
  • Place your printer close to your router.
  • Connect your computer to your local wireless network.
  • Verify if you have completed the basic printer setup.
  • Disconnect the USB or Ethernet cable from your printer, if any.

Starting the Easy Wireless Connect method

  • Go to your printer control panel.
  • Touch and hold the Wireless Connect button on the LCD until you see a message.
  • Once you have started the Easy Wireless Connect setup on your printer, go to your computer to start the wireless setup.

Connecting your printer and computer over Wi-Fi

  • On your computer, run the driver installation process. For that, you can use the Setup CD-ROM that came with your printer or get the driver from the official Canon site and run the driver installation.
  • Click the Start Setup button in the driver installation wizard and click Next.
  • Read and accept the EULA by clicking Yes –> Agree.
  • Check if the wireless connection method is selected and confirm it by clicking Yes.
  • On the Select Network (SSID) screen, choose your wireless network name from the drop-down menu.
  • On the next screen, input the password and click Next.
  • Once your printer is detected, the ‘Connection completed’ message will be displayed in the driver installation wizard.
  • Wait until the MP drivers are installed.
  • Click Next and finish the Canon MAXIFY GX7020 wireless setup.

Connecting your printer and smartphone (Android) over Wi-Fi

  • After starting the Easy Wireless Connect setup on your Canon printer, install the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app on your smartphone.
  • Launch the app and tap Agree to accept the license agreements.
  • Tap OK and select the Allow only while using the app option when the app prompts you to access your device’s location.
  • Tap Allow and select Search to look for the available printers.
  • Tap OK if you are asked to execute the wireless setup.
  • Choose your printer’s name and tap Connect.
  • Tap the Open Wi-Fi Settings button and select Yes to connect to your wireless network.
  • Enter the network key and tap OK.
  • Once the connection is made, register your printer and tap Close.
  • To verify the Canon MAXIFY GX7020 wireless setup, print a test page from the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app.