Setting Up Connection by Selecting a Wireless Router

You can search the wireless routers (or access points) available for connection and select one from the display of the machine. For the network key, enter a WEP key or TKIP. Before selecting a wireless router, check and write down the required setup information, including the SSID and network key (Checking the SSID and Network Key).
Security settings
If the wireless connection is set up by selecting a wireless router, the WEP authentication method is set to <Open System> or the WPA/WPA2 encryption method is set to <Auto> (AES-CCMP or TKIP). If you want to select <Shared Key> for WEP authentication or <AES-CCMP> for WPA/WPA2 encryption, you need to set up the connection using the manual entry method (Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings).
Tap <Menu> in the <Home> screen.
Tap <Network Settings>.
If a screen for entering a System Manager ID and PIN is displayed, enter the System Manager ID and PIN, tap <Apply>, and press Setting the System Manager ID
Tap <Wireless LAN Settings>.
If the <Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?> message is displayed, tap <Yes>.
If the <Direct Connection will be terminated. Is it OK?> message is displayed, tap <Yes>.
Read the message that is displayed, and tap <OK>.
Tap <SSID Settings>.
Tap <Select Access Point>.
The machine starts searching for available wireless routers.

If <Cannot find the access point.> is displayed
See Countermeasures for Each Message.
Select a wireless LAN router.
Select the router whose SSID matches the one that you have written down.
If your wireless router is not found
Check whether the machine is properly installed and ready to connect to the network. Installation/Settings Problems
Enter the network key that you have written down.
Enter the network key using the numeric keys, and tap <Apply>.
Entering Text
Tap <Yes>.

If an error message is displayed during setup
Tap <Close>, check whether the network key is correct, and return to step 5.
Check that the Wi-Fi indicator is blinking on the control panel.
The Wi-Fi indicator blinks when a wireless router is detected.
When the setup is completed, the screen below is displayed, and approximately 2 seconds later, the Wi-Fi indicator lights up.
Wait approximately 2 minutes until the IP address settings of the machine are completed.

Signal strength
When more than one wireless router is available for connection, the machine connects to the device with the strongest signal. Signal strength is measured using RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication).
Reducing power consumption
You can set the machine to enter <Power Save Mode> based on signals emitted from the wireless router. Power Save Mode
If the IP address of the machine has changed
In a DHCP environment, the IP address of the machine may be changed automatically. If this happens, the connection is maintained as long as the machine and the computer belong to the same subnet.