Changing the Connection Method from Access Point Connection to Direct Connection

When a computer or mobile device is connected to the ScanSnap by using an access point, change the connection method for the computer or mobile device to a direct connection and connect the computer or the mobile device to the ScanSnap directly rather than via a wireless access point.

This section explains the procedure to change the connection method for the computer and the ScanSnap from an access point connection to a direct connection.

  1. Set [Wi-Fi connect mode] to [Direct connection] for the ScanSnap.
    1. Press Settings in the home screen on the touch panel of the ScanSnap to display the [Settings] screen.
    2. Press Wi-Fi settings to display the [Wi-Fi settings] screen.
    3. Press [Wi-Fi connect mode] to display the [Wi-Fi connect mode] screen.
    4. Select [Direct connection].
    5. Press Back to return to the [Wi-Fi settings] screen.
  2. Press [Direct connection] to display the [Direct connection] screen.
  3. Press [Direct Connection Guide] to display the [Direct Connection Guide] screen.

    Take note of the network name (SSID) and security key that are displayed in the screen in case you forget them.

  4. Open the window for setting the Wi-Fi function on the computer.
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    • For details, refer to the manual of the computer.

  5. Enter the network name (SSID) and security key that are displayed in the [Direct Connection Guide] screen in the window for setting the Wi-Fi function.
  6. Go back to the touch panel of the ScanSnap, and tap the [Complete] button in the [Direct Connection Guide] screen.
  7. Press Home to return to the home screen.

The connection method has been changed from an access point connection to a direct connection. The computer and the ScanSnap are connected directly via Wi-Fi.