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 the encryption key/password. 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 <Manually Enter Network Name (SSID)>. Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings
Select <Wireless LAN Settings> in the Home screen. Home Screen
When a message appears on the display of the machine, select <Yes>.
The machine starts searching for available wireless routers.
If a message is displayed telling that no access point can be found, check the network settings. For more information, see "Troubleshooting (FAQ)" on the online manual website.
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. For more information, see "Troubleshooting (FAQ)" on the online manual website.
Enter the network key that you have written down.
Enter the network key, and select <Apply>.
On how to enter text, see Entering Text.
If an error message is displayed during setup
Select <Close>, check whether the network key is correct, and return to step 2.
Wait until message <Connected.> is displayed.
Select <Close>.
Wait several minutes until the IP address and other items are set automatically.
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).
You can set the IP address manually. Setting IP Addresses
While the machine is connected to the wireless LAN, the Wireless LAN icon is displayed in the Home screen or the Basic Features screen of each function. Home Screen
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.