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If you are looking for a space-saving and small printer that can fit anywhere in your home or even in office then canon mx492 printer will be the best choice for you. This printer can be connected wirelessly and supports your iPhone, iPad OR iPad touch.

You can easily print and scan photos or your important documents from your mobile device by using a free canon print app. For its auto document feeder, this printer can save your time and enhance the performance of the printer as well.

So, if you have purchased a canon mx492 printer then, you need to know the canon mx492 setup process to get the beneficial results. Find out the step by step guidelines to set up this printer as well as its wireless setup in the below section.

Canon Pixma Mx492 Wireless Setup Step By Step for Windows:

In this article, we are going to discuss the full wireless setup process of Canon Mx492. So, if you do not know how to set up a canon Pixma mx492 wireless setup then follow this article.

1. Steps to Unbox Canon Mx492 Printer

Before starting the setup process, make sure the printer box is sealed properly

  • Open the box and see whether all the components are available in it or not.
  • Take out the printer from the box and peel off all the cover from the printer.
  • Remove all the tapes as well.
  • To get the power supply, use the power cable and connect it to the respective port.
  • Press the power button forcefully and power on the printer.
  • Go to the control panel and then configure the settings.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges and insert them into the corresponding slots.
  • Load the paper tray with the papers and try to print something.

2. Download and Install Printer Drivers

For the canon mx492 wireless setup, install a compatible driver.

  • Go to the official website and find out the latest version of the printer driver that is compatible with the operating system of your computer.
  • Click on the download button and to start the download process.
  • Once the download process completes, locate it to the destination folder on your system

3. Install Canon MX492 Driver

After you download the Canon Mx492 driver, you have to install it.

  • Locate the driver and click on the driver
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and start the installation process.
  • Set the connections between the devices.
  • Continue with the process until you complete the installation process.

4. Canon Pixma mx492 Wireless Setup

Before you start the wireless setup, make sure you have the basic requirements to connect your printer with the Wi-fI.

Arrange Basic Requirements

  • Get a wireless router
  • Have a personal computer or laptop
  • An active internet connection

Prepare Your Printer

Now prepare your printer for cableless setup by following the below-mentioned instructions.

  • Switch on your printer.
  • Go to the top and press the setup button from the menu options.
  • Use the triangle navigation buttons and choose the wireless LAN setup option and then press the OK button.
  • Choose other setups and hit OK.
  • Now, select cable-less setup and again press OK.
  • Now your printer is ready for cableless setup.

Start the Wireless Setup Process

Use this simple and quick process and set up the wireless connection on the Canon Pixma printer.

  • Power on your router and make sure it serves a working internet connection.
  • Power on your printer and go to the printer’s control panel page and hit the setup button.
  • Use the arrow keys and click on the wireless LAN set up and press OK.
  • Let the printer search for the network of your router.
  • Tab and hold the WPS button on your router and hit Ok on the control panel of the printer.
  • Choose copy and connect your canon printer to Wi-Fi

5. Use Wizard and Setup Canon MX492 Wirelessly

You can also download and install wizards online for the canon Pixma mx492 wireless setup. Check out the following instructions to perform this setup process.

  • Navigate to the Canon official website and click on the Set-up option.
  • Type the product name of your printer model and click on the Go button or select the printer model from the MX list in the first letter section.
  • Choose your country or region name.
  • Download the setup and run the file and start the installation process.
  • Complete the installation process by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Now, double-click on the file and follow the instructions.
  • Click Next>Wireless LAN connection>connect via wireless router>Next.
  • Hit on the Cableless setup and then click the Next button on the next page.
  • Once the Complete dialog box pops up, click on the Complete button.
  • Click Next if the Extended survey program screen appears and then click on Agree to participate in the program.
  • To continue with the installation process without installing the survey program, click on disagree button.
  • Select the Test Print Window on your screen
  • After completing the process, check the printer’s functionality by doing a test print.
  • Finally, click on exit and complete the installation process.

Canon Pixma Mx492 Wireless Setup Step By Step For Mac

If you are a Mac user and want to know how to set up a canon Pixma mx492 wireless setup, then check out the below-mentioned steps. 

First, you have to uninstall the printer then you have to download Canon Pixma MX492 drivers for Mac.

  • Go to the official website, search the latest driver version that will compatible your Mac OS.
  • Then, click on the download button and start the download process.
  • Once the download process completes, locate it to the destination folder on your system

 Canon MX492 Printer To WiFi on Mac OS

In this section, we are going to discuss how to set up a canon MX492 printer on Mac OS wirelessly.

  • Go to the official website of Canon and click on the setup option.
  • Type MX492 in the search box and click Go and choose your printer model
  • Choose your country and region name and click on the Download option.
  • After downloading the file, double-click on the .dmg file.
  • Double-click on the Setup icon and hit on the Next option.
  • Type your administrator name and password in the box screen and hit on the Install Helper option and then click on the Next option.
  • Choose your printer connection method and select Wireless LAN connection option>Next
  • Choose your wireless LAN connection method and select Connect via wireless router(recommended)option>click Next.
  • Now, hit on the Cableless setup option and click on Next.
  • Click on the Add Printer>choose Canon xxx series Canon IJ Network>Click Add>Click Next.
  • Once the setup is done then click on Next.
  • Complete the installation process by clicking on the Exit button.

Concluding Words…

Hopefully, the above-mentioned steps will be helpful for the canon mx492 setup both for Windows and Mac users. Try out these steps and share your experience with us. If you have any doubts or queries then write down in the below comment section.


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