Setting from the Operator Panel Manually to Connect

Set the wireless LAN access point information (the SSID, encryption method and encryption key) manually to connect to the wireless LAN.

  1. Check the SSID, encryption key, and security by referring to the instruction manual that is included in a wireless LAN access point or other documents, and write the information down.

    Note

    If the encryption method is WPA-EAP and WPA2-EAP, set from the Web page of this machine.

    For details, open the Web page of this machine and click [Admin Setup] > [Network] > [Wireless Setting] > [Manual Setup].

    Open the Web Page of This Machine

    Memo

    • An SSID is also called a network name, ESSID, or ESS-ID.

    • An encryption key is also called a network key, security key, password, or Pre-shared Key.

  2. Check that the wireless LAN access point starts and is operating properly.

  3. Turn the machine on.

    Note

    Check that the screen displays "Do you want to Set-up wireless?" and [Yes] is selected, and then press the (OK) button.

  4. Press the (SETTING) button.

  5. Press the or button repeatedly to select [Wireless(Infrastructure) Setting] and press the button.

  6. Enter the administrator password on the administrator password entry screen, and then press the (OK) button.

    The factory default administrator password is "999999". If the administrator password is changed, enter the updated password.

  7. Check that the screen displays the "Cannot be used simultaneously with wireless (AP Mode)." message for several seconds and [Enable] is selected on the [Please enable/disable wireless (infrastructure)] screen. Press the (OK) button.

  8. If your environment requires to set IP address, etc. manually, check [Network Setting] is selected and press the button. If you do not need to set manually, go to step 12.

  9. Press the button to select [Manual] and press the button.

  10. Follow the onscreen instructions to set the IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DHCP v6.

  11. When the setup is complete, press the (OK) button.

  12. Press the button repeatedly to select [Wireless Network Selection] and press the (OK) button.

    The machine starts searching for wireless LAN access points. Wait for a while.

  13. Press the button to select [Manual Setup], and then press the button.

  14. Check that the SSID entry screen is displayed and press the button. Use the , , , or button to enter the SSID, select [Done] at the end, and then press the (OK) button.

  15. Select the encryption method that you checked in step 1, and then press the (OK) button.

    Memo

    The encryption key varies depending on the wireless LAN access point or security.

  16. The procedure depends on the encryption method you selected in step 15.

    If you selected [WPA/WPA2-PSK], select [TKIP/AES], and then press the (OK) button. Enter the Pre-shared Key, select [Done] at the end, and then press the (OK) button.

    If you selected [WPA2-PSK], select [AES], and then press the (OK) button. Enter the Pre-shared Key, select [Done] at the end, and then press the (OK) button.

    If you selected [WEP], enter the WEP Key, and then press the (OK) button.

  17. If the displayed content is the same as that you checked in step 1, select [Yes] and then press the (OK) button.

    Memo

    It takes approximately 30 seconds for the machine to detect the wireless LAN access point.

    When the screen indicates that connection is established, press [OK].

    If the screen indicates that connection failed, press [OK] and go back to step 5.

  18. If the antenna mark is displayed at the top right of the home screen, the connection is established correctly.

    Memo

    The antenna mark may not be displayed on some screens such as the copy top screen.

If the wireless LAN connection is unstable

If the wireless LAN connection is unstable, read the cautions in "Before Connecting to a Wireless LAN", and then change the positions of the machine and wireless LAN access point. If you cannot find a solution even after reading the cautions, bring the machine and the wireless LAN access point close to each other.