Connecting the ScanSnap and a Computer by Using the Wi-Fi Information Which Is Configured on a Computer

To connect the ScanSnap and a computer via Wi-Fi, you need to connect the ScanSnap and the computer to the same wireless access point.

If the computer is connected to a wireless access point, the ScanSnap can be easily connected to the same wireless access point which the computer is connected to, by obtaining the Wi-Fi information which is set on the computer.

After the ScanSnap is connected to the wireless access point, you can use the ScanSnap with the computer.

HINT

Windows

  1. Connect the ScanSnap and a computer with a USB cable.
  2. Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

    For details, refer to To Display the Main Window.

  3. Select [Settings] in the menu [Preferences] to display the preferences window.
  4. Select the ScanSnap that is connected to the computer from the list of ScanSnap units in [Scanner information] that is located in the [Scanner] tab.
    HINT
    • The [Scanner] tab can be displayed from the ScanSnap Home menu which appears when you right-click the ScanSnap Home icon in the notification area of the taskbar.

      For details about ScanSnap Home menus, refer to ScanSnap Home Icon and ScanSnap Home Menus.

  5. Click the [Wireless setup] button to start ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool.

    If ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool cannot be started up, refer to The ScanSnap and a Computer Cannot Be Connected via a USB Cable and take measures accordingly.

  6. Connect the ScanSnap to a wireless access point by using the wireless network setup wizard of ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool.

    For details, refer to the ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool Help.

Mac OS

  1. Connect the ScanSnap and a computer with a USB cable.
  2. Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

    Click the [ScanSnap Home] icon ScanSnap Home Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

  3. Select [ScanSnap Home] on the menu bar [Preferences] to display the preferences window.
  4. Select the ScanSnap that is connected to the computer from the list of ScanSnap units in [Scanner information] that is located in the [Scanner] tab.
    HINT
    • The [Scanner] tab can be displayed from the ScanSnap Home menu which appears when you click the ScanSnap Home icon in the menu bar.

      For details about ScanSnap Home menus, refer to ScanSnap Home Icon and ScanSnap Home Menus.

  5. Click the [Wireless setup] button to start ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool.

    If ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool cannot be started up, refer to The ScanSnap and a Computer Cannot Be Connected via a USB Cable and take measures accordingly.

  6. Connect the ScanSnap to a wireless access point by using the wireless network setup wizard of ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool.

    For details, refer to the ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool Help.