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How do I connect my product with a Wi-Fi connection to a computer or another device without using a wireless router or access point?

    You can enable Wi-Fi Direct mode to allow direct communication between your product and computer or other devices without a wireless router or access point.
    1. Press the  home button, if necessary.
    2. Press .
    3. Select Wi-Fi Setup. You see this screen:
    4. Scroll down and select Wi-Fi Direct Setup.
    5. Select Connection Setup.
    6. Select Change Password, then select Yes.

      Note: If you have already connected devices or computers to your product via Wi-Fi Direct, they will be disconnected when you change the password.

    7. Enter a Wi-Fi Direct password using the displayed keyboard.

      Note: Your password must be at least 8 and no more than 22 characters long.

    8. Press when you’re finished entering your password. You see this screen:
    9. Scroll down to view the SSID (Wi-Fi network name) and password.
    10. Use your computer or wireless device to select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displayed on the LCD screen, then enter the password shown.
    11. Press the  home button to return to the Home screen. You see either an AP, D, or Direct connection symbol on the LCD screen and should be able to print directly to your product from your computer or device.

      Note: If the AP, D, or Direct connection symbol is not displayed on the LCD screen, Wi-Fi Direct mode is not enabled. Repeat these steps to try again.

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Published:  Mar 31, 2014 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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