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PIXMA MP560 My printer won't prompt for a password


I recently changed internet providers and since having the new service my MP5650 won't prompt to let me enter th epassword for the wifi. I've reset my wifi, attempted to reinstall the software on my computer, and reset factory settings on the printer. 


For the records, we investigated for a customer the very same problem.


It turned out that 802.11r amendment makes Canon wireless detection go crazy and see WPA2 network as unencrypted.


Turning off 802.11r on Wi-Fi properties allows the printer to see the correctg encryption and connect.

After succesfull connection, by the way, you can even turn 802.11r back on if needed.



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No, it doesn't have a WPS button on it.


I have a Canon MB2720 printer and I just switched to T-Mobile home internet. I spent hours on the phone with T-Mobile and Canon and could not resolve the issue. Like everyone else on the replys on here no one has ever seen this problem…….. so I just started guessing. Went on the T-Mobile app for my router and went to Network. I changed the recommended settings against T-Mobiles advice. When I changed the WPA version to WPA/WPA2 instead of the recommended setting by T-Mobile (WPA2/WPA3) I was able to enter a password on my canon printer. When the router was set at the recommended setting by T-Mobile on the router the printer would find the wireless network like all the videos online but would not ask for a password. The videos on the internet by Canon are incorrect and needs to include this step in setting up a wireless connection if your printer does not ask for a password once it finds your network. Hope this helps the T-Mobile users. 


You can probably set it back to (WPA2/WPA3) once you have connected your printer.