Sooo frustrated. My iPad Air running 8.1.3 (and several previous versions) has never been able to find my MG5420 via AirPrint to print to it. My Network Config Page shows that my Wireless LAN is Enabled; my Connection is Active; the Signal Strength is 100%. When I attempt to print, I'm told, "No AirPrint Printers found."
As a test, I tried using Google Cloud print, and that worked. Problem is that I don't ever need to print via that method.
I have googled the bejesus out of this problem over the months that I've had this problem, and haven't found one iota of useful information. Canon's support page consists of "Turn the printer on, and AirPrint your documents!"
I'd be so grateful for some assistance that I'd cry if paper started spewing from my printer. I'm a disabled vet and bought this printer after scrimping and saving and all it's done is collect dust and I'm bereft.
Oh: I have a Mac and I turned on Printer Sharing via Ethernet for devices using Wifi. That hasn't helped any, either.
Thanks for helping me out with this. I'm ready to rip my hair out by the roots!
I can't print from my Mac via wifi, either, so when I need to print, I connect a USB cable.
I've always wondered: my wifi network is passworded with WPA2. Does this have anything to do with me not being able to print, because I need to enter a password to access the wifi network? Could that be the problem?
Um, okay; HOW? Again, the instrux tell me to select "Print," select my printer, and then print. It's not happening. I've been through Apple's troubleshooting tips, and I'm not printing. So what do I do now? I've provided the info from the Config sheet my printer spits out.
I'm not a low-end user; I've been using micros since 1983 (Apple ][, Apple ///, IBM PC, Mac 1985-present, and iPods, iPhones, and iPads, and did Mac tech support for 27 years), but I'm stymied by this because of the dearth of info on the net. Everywhere I look, I'm told, "Plug it in and print." That's not working. There's no AirPrint printer to print on, either on my iPad or my Mac. (Or my iPhone, but I didn't even expect that to work because it's an iPhone 4; I was surprised when it gave me the option.)
There are 20 pages of instructions for setup. If you have followed all of that and can't get it to work then you should probably call Canon. You can get their phone number on the support page for your printer.
John Hoffman Conway, NH
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