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Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Wireless menu

Note:   This menu is available only in printers connected to a wireless network or printer models that have a wireless network adapter.

To access the menu, navigate to:

Network/Ports > Network  [x] > Network  [x]  Setup > Wireless


    Wi‑Fi Protected Setup

  • Start Push Button Method
  • Start PIN Method

Establish a wireless network and enable network security.


  • Start Push Button Method connects the printer to a wireless network when buttons on both the printer and the access point (wireless router) are pressed within a given period of time.
  • Start PIN Method connects the printer to a wireless network when a PIN on the printer is entered into the wireless settings of the access point.

    Enable/Disable WPS Auto‑detection

  • Enable
  • Disable

Automatically detect the connection method that an access point with WPS uses—Start Push Button Method or Start PIN Method.

Note:  Disable is the factory default setting.

    Network Mode

    BSS Type

  • Infrastructure
  • Ad hoc

Specify the network mode.


  • Infrastructure is the factory default setting. This lets the printer access a network using an access point.
  • Ad hoc configures wireless connection directly between the printer and a computer.


  • 802.11b/g
  • 802.11b/g/n

Specify the wireless standard for the wireless network.

Note:  802.11b/g/n is the factory default setting.

    Choose Network

Select an available network for the printer to use.

    View Signal Quality

View the quality of the wireless connection.

    View Security Mode

View the encryption method for the wireless network.

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