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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 a computer or other devices without a wireless router or access point.
    1. Press the up or down arrow button, select Wi-Fi Setup, and press the OK button. You see this screen:

    2. Press the down arrow button, select Wi-Fi Direct Setup, and press the OK button.
    3. Press the down arrow button, select Connection Setup, and press the OK button.
    4. Press the down arrow button, select Change Password, and press the OK button.
    5. Press the up arrow button to 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.

    6. Enter a Wi-Fi Direct password using the numeric keypad.

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



      • To enter letters or symbols, press the buttons on the numeric keypad repeatedly to scroll through characters.
      • To enter numbers or change the case of letters, press the up or down arrow button.
      • To delete the previous character, press the left arrow button.
    7. Press the OK button when you’re finished entering your password. You see this screen:

    8. Press the OK button to view the SSID (Wi-Fi network name) and password.
    9. Use your computer or wireless device to select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displayed on the LCD screen, and enter the password shown.
    10. Press the OK button to exit. You see the connection symbol on the LCD screen and should be able to print directly to your product from your computer or device.

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

Published:  Jul 28, 2015 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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