Enabling Wi-Fi Direct Mode

You can enable Wi-Fi Direct mode to allow direct communication between your product and computer or other devices without a wireless router or access point.
  1. Press the  home button, if necessary.
  2. Select Setup.
  3. Select Network Settings.
  4. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
  5. Select Wi-Fi Direct Setup. You see this screen:


  6. Select Connection Setup.
  7. Select Change Password and select OK.
    Note: If you have already connected devices or computers to your product via Wi-Fi Direct, they will be disconnected when you change the password.
  8. Enter your Wi-Fi Direct password.
    Note: Your password must be at least 8 and no more than 22 characters long.


    • Press the touch screen buttons repeatedly to scroll through characters.
    • Press or to move the cursor.
    • Press 1 Symb. to enter symbols.
    • Press to delete the previous character.
  9. Press Done when you finish entering your password. You see this screen:


  10. Scroll down to view the SSID (Wi-Fi network name) and password.
  11. Use your computer or wireless device to select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displayed on the LCD screen, then enter the password shown.
  12. Press the  home button to exit. You see either an AP or Direct Wi-Fi symbol on the LCD screen and should be able to print directly to your product from your computer or device.
    Note: If the AP or Direct Wi-Fi symbol is not displayed on the LCD screen, Wi-Fi Direct mode is not enabled. Repeat these steps to try again.