The following article explains how to connect a Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer using both the wireless WPS connection method and the wired (USB) connection method.

Let us go over each point in greater depth:

Before connecting your Canon Pixma Pro 100 to the internet, keep the following in mind:

  • As shown by the light on the power supply, make sure the printer is turned on.
  • Make sure the wireless network router or access point is connected to the printer.

How to wirelessly configure your Canon Pixma Pro-100

  • First, while simultaneously pressing the access point’s button, press and hold the Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer’s WI-FI button.
  • Check that the power lamp lights up immediately and that the WI-FI lamp flashes quickly.
  • After that, press and hold the access point button for two minutes.
  • Check that the power and blue WiFi lamps are turned on.
  • The wireless setup for your Canon Pixma 100 Pro printer is now complete.

Windows setup for the Canon Pixma 100 Pro wireless printer

Following the instructions in the first section of this article, connect the Canon Pixma Pro 100 to the Wi-Fi network.

  • To download the printer driver for your Windows computer, go to “canon.com/ijsetup” right away.
  • Select your printer’s model from the list, then click “Download.” When the download is finished, click the driver package option to launch the setup.
  • The installation steps should then be finished by carefully following the onscreen instructions.
  • Now open the Control Panel by clicking the Windows “Start” button (or by typing “Control Panel” into the run dialogue box and clicking “OK”).
  • The window that follows lets you choose “Devices and Printers.”
  • By selecting the “Add printer” option, the user can view a list of installed Canon printers.
  • After choosing your printer from the list, wait a short while.
  • The name of your printer will show up in the “Devices and Printers” section and be accessible.

Setup of the Canon Pixma Pro-100 Wired Connection (Cable connection)

These steps will walk you through configuring your Canon Pixma Pro 100 using the standard USB connection method.

  • Check that your Canon Pixma Pro 100 is turned on and that the power lamp is lit.
  • Remove the cap (A) from the upper port on the right side of the back of the Canon Pixma printer.
  • Using an ethernet cable, connect your printer to the network device. It should not be connected via a USB port.
  • Finally, press the “Resume” or “Cancel” buttons on the printer until the power lamp flashes eleven times.
  • After the tenth flash, release the “Resume” or “Cancel” button.
  • To download the printer driver, go to the Canon website, enter your model number, select your operating system, and click the “Download” button. After the download is complete, select the driver package option to begin the installation. In addition, to complete the installation, carefully follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Click the “Start” button on Windows to open the Control Panel.
  • Select “Devices and Printers” from the following window.
  • Select “Add printer” in the upper left corner of the screen to see a list of the installed printers. After you click “Next,” your Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer will be added to the list.

Canon Pixma 100 Pro Wireless Setup on Mac

  • To begin, power on your printer and Mac computer.
  • Connect your Canon Pixma Pro 100 to Wi-Fi by following the steps in the preceding section.
  • Now, go to the Canon website and download and install the most recent printer driver version. To finish the driver download, follow the on-screen instructions.
  • From the Apple menu, select “System Preferences.” Then, in the new window, choose “Printers and Scanners.”
  • As shown in the image below, select the “+” option, and then select your Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer from the drop-down menu.
  • From the drop-down menu, select your printer.
  • Congratulations, your Canon Pixma Pro 100 Wireless printer has been successfully connected to the Mac operating system.

I hope this article was as helpful as possible in configuring your Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer using both the WPS method and the standard USB connection method.