How to Fix canon mx490 wireless setup Errors?

  • You can use a wireless network to obtain a cableless canon Pixma mx490 setup on your Windows desktop. To this end, the wireless router should be set up, accessible and fully effective, and the desktop to which you want the printer to be connected should also be available on the network. 

    Plug the printer into a power socket and switch it on – check to see if the control button is green and stable on the printer device.

     You can enable the printer's LCD screen by pressing the Copy button right below it.

    The increase in the Internet and technology has created many fresh requirements. With the compact design and various kinds of connectivity choices, the need for multi-purpose printers increases with each passage, Canon Pixma mx490 setup Wireless enables customers to fully satisfy all of their demands. This Canon model has a compact design and a range of features are supported. The machine is extremely available and can be readily positioned anywhere without a lot of room. The Canon Pixma mx490 setup Wireless enables anyone in the home or office to print records without shifting their desks, and this printer is extremely quick when it comes to velocity.


    • A Setup Menu along with the Wireless LAN Setup > is displayed where you just have to press OK
    • The printer automatically looks for the wireless router – a scrolling text instruction asks you to press the OK button after connection
    • Now, press the Stop button to display the Wireless LAN Setup and the option Standard Setup > under it on the LCD
    • Press the Right Arrow button to go to Other Setup > and then press OK – again use the Right Arrow button to go to Cableless Setup -> Press OK
    • A scrolling text asks you to complete the setup on the smartphone or PC

    Canon Pixma MX490 Setup Software 

    • A CD Rom accompanying the printer will contain the necessary and basic software required to operate the printer
    • You can either insert the CD ROM into the computer or visit the Canon Pixma MX490 setup for drivers website to download it
    • Follow the setup link to download the software for your printer – select your region U.S.A and then go to the PIXMA MX Series list
    • Click on MX492 which will also work for the Canon MX490 Setup
    • Under the Setup menu, there are two options – Connecting to Computer, Smartphone, or Tablet and Making Fax Ready for Use

    canon Pixma mx490 Setup Guide 

    • The Canon MX490 Setup screen and Guide are displayed
    • On the next two screens, simply click on Next to visualize the Canon Pixma mx490 Setup Procedure Selection screen
    • Here, between the two options, Push Button Method and Other Methods, choose the latter
    • Following your selection, a screen with two or three choices namely WPS, Cableless setup, Other Setup / Wireless Setup Using the USB Cable are displayed
    • Click on Cableless Setup -> Next to open the Connection via cableless Setup screen
    • Through the subsequent three screens, simply click on the Next button on each of them

    Network Connection 

    • A progress screen called Setting up is displayed that actually disables the network connection temporarily
    • Thereafter, a Connection Completed screen is visualized from where click on Next
    • At the list of applications, click Next and agree to the license’s terms by clicking on Yes
    • The next screen will provide a message asking you to allow all Install Wizard Processes
    • Once you click on Next, the software installation begins


    In just a few steps you can set up your wireless printer like Canon Pixma mx490 setup. Wireless printing enables you to print and print via pics or any compatible mobile devices nearly from anywhere in your office or home office.