Cant find canon printer on network mac

Re: My computer can't find the printer on the network (PIXMA MG5420 with Windows 7)
  1. Canon : PIXMA Manuals : MG series : Cannot Find Machine on Wireless LAN
  2. Adding a Network Printer on a Mac
  3. If you can't print from your Mac or iOS device
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Canon : PIXMA Manuals : MG series : Cannot Find Machine on Wireless LAN

Printers names are usually based around where the printer is located, such as your department name or the room number where the printer is, such as "kplzlw" or " cla -hist-copy". If you cannot find the label on the printer, try asking a colleague first. If you are still unsure, contact ITSS x and we will help you identify the printer. If you had trouble finding out the name of your printer, do your co-workers a nice favor; label with the printer's name right to the printer itself.

This will make it much easier to identify in the future.

Adding a Network Printer on a Mac

Click on the Apple Menu in the upper left-hand corner of your screen and select System Preferences Click on IP. In the Address: T he " Use: If it defaults to "Generic Printer", try: In many cases , especially with fancier copy machines, you may have to download and install drivers from the printer manufacturer's website.

If you would require assistance with this, contact ITSS. If there is an error such as "Unable to verify the printer on your network" click Cancel and go back to the previous step.

Check7 Make sure machine and wireless router network settings match. See instruction manual provided with wireless router or contact its manufacturer to check wireless router settings, and then modify machine settings to match. Setting an Encryption Key.

If your printer is AirPrint-enabled

Check8 Check for obstructions. Wireless communication between different rooms or floors is generally poor.

Move the machine and wireless router as necessary. Monitoring Wireless Network Status. Check9 Make sure the machine is not placed too far away from the wireless router. The machine can be up to 50 m ft from the wireless router indoors. Make sure the machine is close enough to the wireless router to be used. Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! Members have access to different forum appearance options, and many more functions. Remember Me?

Results 1 to 8 of 8. My iMac OS X Yesterday I was able to print to the wireless printer.

If you can't print from your Mac or iOS device

Today I cannot. Printer cannot be found. I restart with printer and iMac, still can't find the printer. I can print to the printer from two different MacBook Pros over the same wireless network.

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When I try to add the printer back, the printer can't be found. Next, I tried using the canon setup program; it can't find the printer. Any suggestions?