If you’re looking for a proper guide to perform the wireless setup of the Canon imageCLASS MF445DW printer, just relax! You are on the right page. The Canon imageCLASS MF445DW printer is designed for small and medium-sized businesses and provides speedy performance at minimal maintenance. To be more productive, you can add an extra paper tray to the MF445DW printer. The printer features a beautiful 5" color touchscreen to deliver a user-friendly experience and be customized to simplify many daily tasks. It supports mobile printing and scanning. Now, let us see about the Canon imageCLASS MF445DW wireless setup. Here, we have split it into two sections for better understanding. The first section talks about how to set up the printer on a wireless network, and the other section is about how to download and install the printer driver on your computer. Let's learn!

How To Connect Canon Imageclass Mf445dw Printer To Wifi

Make sure you have your wireless network's SSID and network key ready before you begin the setup process. You can find the network key at the bottom of the router.

  • Turn on your printer.
  • On your printer's control panel, select Menu on the home screen.
  • Choose Preferences.
  • Next, select Network.
  • When the login screen appears, enter the valid ID and PIN.
  • Now, choose Wireless LAN Settings.
  • When you see the message stating, "Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?" choose Yes.
  • Read the pop-up message and select OK.
  • Now, choose SSID Settings.
  • Pick the Select Access Point option. Your device will start searching for wireless routers.
  • Select the wireless LAN router to which you want to connect your Canon imageCLASS MF445DW printer.
  • Pick the router that matches the SSID that you noted down earlier.
  • Select Next.
  • Now, provide the network key and select Apply.
  • Choose Yes.
  • Note:

  • If any error message pops up during the setup process, select Close and check if the network key is valid.
  • Wait until you see the Connected message.
  • Select Close. You may need to wait for a few minutes until the IP address and other settings are set automatically.

How To Connect Canon Imageclass Mf445dw Printer To Computer

Once you complete the printer’s wireless setup part, download and install the driver on your computer. The driver lets you use your printer's functionalities, so make sure you download all the necessary software. Just follow the below instructions to download and install the setup software.

  • Visit the official Canon USA site.
  • Enter your printer model (imageCLASS MF445DW) and select it from the search results that appear.
  • Scroll down to find the Drivers & Downloads tab on the product page and click on it.
  • Choose your operating system and OS version from the respective drop-down menus.
  • Select your Language.
  • Click on the Select button next to the driver you want to download.
  • Click Download.
  • The Driver You Want To Download
  • After downloading, run the driver setup file.
  • Click Run if you see the message "Do you want to run this file?"
  • On the welcome screen, click Next.
  • Read the Canon software license agreement carefully. If you agree to the terms of the license agreement, click Yes.
  • In the Select the Type of Connection window, choose Network Connection (for Network Models).
  • Click Next.
  • In case you are prompted to remove all the firewall blocks set against this software, choose Yes.
  • Now, select your Canon imageCLASS MF445DW printer from the Device List.
  • Select Next.
  • Choose the drivers you wish to install and then click on the Next button.
  • Click On The Next Button
  • Select the compatible printer driver you want to install. Click Next.
  • Verify your printer name and click Next.
  • Next, verify your fax name and click Next.
  • Click on the Start button.

You have successfully completed the driver installation. Your printer drivers are all installed. Thus, when you connect your Canon imageCLASS MF445DW printer to your computer over the same wireless network, you will be able to access the printer from the computer and send the print jobs to the printer. Now, you will be able to print, fax, copy, and scan wirelessly.

If you have trouble during the installation process, restart the setup process and try until you complete it successfully. If you can't finish the Canon imageCLASS MF445DW wireless setup process or need any help, feel free to call us by clicking on the below "Call Us" button.