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PIXMA Wireless Connection Setup

PIXMA MG7150 Wireless Connection Setup

Find instructions on how to setup the wireless connection on your PIXMA MG7150 printer and also how to reset the printer to factory settings.

Some access points (sometimes referred to as routers or hubs) feature an automatic connection button labelled “WPS” which stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

This allows permitted devices such as your PIXMA MG7150 to connect to your network without needing to enter a password and it enables a quick and easy method of connecting your devices.

This method is by far the easiest way of connecting your PIXMA MG7150, so if your access point has a WPS button please select the ‘WPS Connection Method’ tab below for instructions on connecting using this method.

If your router does not support WPS we have provided alternative instructions to get your PIXMA MG7150 connected so please select the 'Standard Connection Method' tab below.

WPS Connection Method

Before we start, there are some conditions that must be met in order to use the WPS push button method:

  • The access point must have a physical WPS push button available.
    Please check with your device’s user guide for details.
    If the WPS push button is not available please use the instructions on the Standard Connection Method tab.
  • Your network must be using the WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 security protocol. Most WPS enabled access points use this protocol.

Step 1

1. If your device is not displaying the screen shown below then please press the lit [Home] button (A) to return to the home screen.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 1-1

Step 2

1. Swipe the screen left, then tap the [WLAN] icon [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 1-2 .

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 1-3

Step 3

1. When the screen below appears select [Wireless LAN Setup].

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 1-4

The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp (C) lights up when wireless connection is enabled.

The printer will now automatically search for access points supporting the WPS feature.

Step 4

The display on printer should be as shown below -

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 1-5

1. Tap [Startsetup] on the printer.

The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp on the printer flashes while searching for or connecting to the access point.

2. Press and hold the [WPS] button on your access point for approximately 5 seconds, then release.
For exact instructions on starting WPS on your access point, please refer to its user guide.

3. Tap [OK] on the printer, within 2 minutes, to connect to the access point.

4. When the left screen below appears, tap [OK] to complete the setup.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 1-6


This concludes the Wi-Fi setup procedure.

Please now proceed by installing the software to make the most out of your PIXMA MG7150.

If you do not have the installation CD that came with your product, you can download the manuals and software by selecting your product from the PIXMA range page.

If the WPS wireless setup is still failing after following this guide, please contact us for further assistance.

Standard USB Connection Method

Step 1

1. If your device is not displaying the screen shown below then please press the lit [Home] button (A) to return to the home screen.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-1

Step 2

1. Swipe the screen left, then tap the [WLAN] icon [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-2 .

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-3

Step 3

1. When the screen below appears select [Wireless LAN Setup].

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-4

The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp (C) lights up when wireless connection is enabled.

Step 4

The display on printer should be as shown below -

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-5

1. Tap [To other connection methods].

2. Tap [Standard setup].

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-6

The printer will now search all available wireless networks in the immediate vicinity.

3. Tap the name (or SSID) of your wireless network from the list [Select access point] displayed on the printer’s LCD.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-7

The name of your wireless network is represented here as “xxxx”

If you are unsure of the name of your wireless network, it may be on a printed label on your access point, or you can check the network your computer is connected to.

If you cannot see your network listed, then tap [Search again].

4. One of the screens below will be displayed on the printer, depending on which security method your access point is using.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-8

5. Tap the screen [Please enter] to allow the network password to be entered.

6. Enter the network password (WEP Key or passphrase) of your wireless network.
Character entry is case sensitive.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-9

You can enter characters when the keyboard is displayed on the printer. Follow the procedure below.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-10

a.You can enter the characters when the keyboard is displayed on the printer's LCD.

(Password entry is case sensitive).

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-11 : Tap to switch between "lower case letters" and "numbers and symbols."

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-12 : While letters of the alphabet appear, tap to switch between upper and lower case letters. While numbers and symbols appear, tap to switch symbol types.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-13 : Tap to insert a space.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-14 : Tap to delete the character at the cursor. Use [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-15 or [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-16 to move the cursor to the target character.

b. Tap the character you want to enter.

c. Repeat steps a. and b. to enter the remaining characters.

7. Tap [Apply] when finished.

8. Your network password will be displayed. Confirm that the details you have entered are correct.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-17

9. Tap [OK] to enter your network password and connect to your access point. If you have made a mistake and need to correct the password, touch the [[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-18]button to start again.

10. When the left screen below appears, tap [OK] to complete the setup.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 2-19

This concludes the standard connection setup procedure.

Please now proceed by installing the software to make the most out of your PIXMA MG7150.

If you do not have the installation CD that came with your product, you can download the manuals and software by selecting your product from the PIXMA range page.

If the wireless setup is still failing after following this guide, please contact us for further assistance.

Restoring your PIXMA MG7150 network settings back to the factory default settings

If you need to reset your network settings back to factory default, for example if you change your access point, you can do so by following these instructions:

Step 1

1. If your device is not displaying the screen shown below then please press the lit [Home] button (A) to return to the home screen.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 3-1

Step 2

1. Swipe the screen right to navigate to the [Setup] icon [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 3-2 .

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 3-3

Step 3

1. Tap the [Setup] icon [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 3-2 to enter the setup screen.

[MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 3-4

Step 4

1. Tap [Device settings] to enter the device settings screen.

Step 5

1. Scroll up and tap [Reset setting].

Step 6

1. Tap [LAN settings only].

Step 7

1. A message [Reset Setting?] will be displayed, tap [Yes] to confirm. The message [Processing…..please wait momentarily] will be displayed.

Step 8

1. The message [Following is completed][Reset LAN Setting] will be displayed, tap [OK] to complete the LAN settings reset.
You will return to the LAN settings screen, press the [Home] button [MASTER] Picture_PIXMA Wireless Connection tab 3-5 to return to the main screen.

The network settings have been reset back to factory default settings.

If this process is still failing after following this guide, please contact us for further assistance.