Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852
Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852: A Guide to Wireless Printing and Scanning
If you own a Sharp digital multifunctional printer (MFP) or printer, you might want to use it wirelessly without connecting it to a computer or a network cable. This is where the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 comes in handy. This device allows you to print, scan, copy, and fax from any device that is connected to the same wireless network as the printer. In this article, we will explain what the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 is, how it works, and how to install and use it.
What is the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852?
The Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 is a USB dongle that plugs into the USB port of your Sharp MFP or printer. It enables wireless communication between the printer and other devices on the same network. It supports IEEE 802.11b/g/n standards and has a transmission speed of up to 150 Mbps. It also supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), which allows you to connect to a wireless network easily and securely with a push of a button.
How does the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 work?
The Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 works as a wireless access point for your Sharp MFP or printer. It creates a wireless network that other devices can join and access the printer's functions. You can print documents, photos, web pages, and emails from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. You can also scan documents and images from the printer to your device, or send them as email attachments. You can also use the printer's copy and fax features wirelessly.
How to install and use the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852?
Installing and using the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 is easy and straightforward. Here are the steps you need to follow:
Make sure your Sharp MFP or printer is compatible with the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852. You can check the list of compatible models on the product page or in the user manual.
Plug the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 into the USB port of your Sharp MFP or printer. The LED indicator on the dongle will light up when it is connected.
Turn on your Sharp MFP or printer and wait for it to initialize.
Press the Menu button on the printer's control panel and select System Settings.
Select Network Settings and then Wireless Settings.
Select WLAN Enable/Disable and choose Enable.
Select SSID Setting and enter a name for your wireless network. This name will be displayed on your device when you search for available networks.
Select Security Setting and choose a security mode for your wireless network. You can choose from None, WEP, WPA-PSK, or WPA2-PSK. If you choose WEP, WPA-PSK, or WPA2-PSK, you will need to enter a password for your wireless network.
Select Apply Settings and confirm your changes.
Your Sharp MFP or printer is now ready to use wirelessly. You can connect your device to the wireless network by selecting it from the list of available networks on your device and entering the password if required.
To print from your device, open the document, photo, web page, or email that you want to print and select the print option on your device. Choose your Sharp MFP or printer as the destination and adjust the print settings as needed. Then tap or click Print.
To scan from your device, place the document or image that you want to scan on the scanner glass or in the document feeder of your Sharp MFP or printer. On your device, open an app that supports scanning, such as Sharpdesk Mobile, and select your Sharp MFP or printer as the source. Adjust the scan settings as needed and then tap or click Scan. You can save the scanned file on your device or send it as an email attachment.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed and used the Sharp Wireless LAN Adapter Wn852 for wireless printing and scanning. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of wireless communication with your Sharp MFP or printer.