Connecting a Mobile Device Directly to the Machine (Direct Connection)

Connect a mobile device directly to the machine via Wi-Fi. You can directly connect it to the machine without using wireless LAN. You must manually connect the mobile device each time you use the machine.
By default, only one mobile device can be directly connected to the machine at any one time.
To establish a direct connection, you must use the operation panel to put the machine into waiting state and then connect it using either of the following methods:
Manually Configuring the Wi-Fi Settings
 
 
Search for the machine on the mobile device, and enter the network key manually to connect.
Scanning QR Codes with Canon PRINT Business
 
 
Use Canon PRINT Business to easily connect by simply scanning the QR code displayed on the screen of the machine with a mobile device.
Required Preparations
Make preparations such as enabling the Direct Connection function on the machine. Preparations for Direct Connection
To connect by scanning the QR code, install Canon PRINT Business on the mobile device.
1
On the operation panel, press [Mobile Portal] in the [Home] screen. [Home] Screen
The [Mobile Portal] screen is displayed.
2
On the [Direct Connection] tab, press [Connect].
The machine enters waiting state for Direct Connection.
Within 5 minutes of pressing [Connect], you must directly connect the mobile device.
When [Disconnect] Is Displayed
You can skip this step when [Connect from the device you want to connect.] is displayed. Proceed to Step 3.
When [Maximum number of wireless devices connected using Direct Connection has been reached.] is displayed, you cannot connect a new mobile device until a connected mobile device is disconnected. To disconnect a connected mobile device, press [Disconnect]  [Yes].
* By default, only one mobile device can be directly connected to the machine at any one time.
3
Directly connect the mobile device.
Manually Configuring the Wi-Fi Settings
1
Check the SSID and network key of the machine displayed on the [Direct Connection] tab.
2
In the Wi-Fi settings of the mobile device, select the SSID of the machine, and enter the network key.
For details about how to configure the Wi-Fi settings, see the manual of the mobile device.
Scanning QR Codes with Canon PRINT Business
1
On the [Direct Connection] tab, press [QR Code].
A QR code is displayed.
2
On the mobile device, start Canon PRINT Business, and scan the QR code.
For details about scanning a QR code, see Help in Canon PRINT Business.
4
When [Connected.] appears on the operation panel, press [Close].
The [Mobile Portal] screen reappears.
By default, only one mobile device can be directly connected to the machine at any one time. [Maximum number of wireless devices connected using Direct Connection has been reached.] is displayed on the screen.
5
When you have completed your operations on the mobile device, press [Disconnect] on the [Direct Connection] tab.
The direct connection is terminated.
If multiple mobile devices are connected, all devices are disconnected.
You may not be able to connect to the Internet with Direct Connection depending on the mobile device.
The power-saving effect of sleep mode decreases when using Direct Connection.
The IP address of the mobile device is set automatically. If you set the IP address manually, communication using Direct Connection may not be performed correctly.
Checking a Mobile Device Connected to the Machine
On the [Direct Connection] tab, press [Connection Info] to display the information of the mobile device connected to the machine with Direct Connection.
If the Direct Connection Is Automatically Disconnected
The direct connection is automatically terminated in the following cases:
When the Direct Connection Termination is set
When no data is sent or received between the mobile device and the machine for a while
When the wireless LAN connection of the machine is terminated
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