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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?

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    Enabling Wi-Fi Direct Mode

    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 Setup. You see a screen like this:
    4. Select Wi-Fi Direct Setup.
    5. Select Connection Setup.
    6. Select Change Password and select Yes.

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

    7. Enter your new Wi-Fi Direct password.

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

      • Press or to move the cursor.
      • Press to change the case of letters.
      • Press to delete the previous character.
      • Press to enter numbers and symbols.
      • Press to enter a space.
      • Press to change the keyboard layout.
    8. When you finish entering your password, press and select Proceed. You see a screen like this:
    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 exit. You see either an AP 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 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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