To use the Wireless Direct function on an MFP/printer with Smart Operation Panel, it is also necessary to configure the following settings:
Log in as the machine administrator from the Smart Operation Panel.
Open the [Screen Features] screen.
Models with the [Home] key
Press the [Home] key.
Flick the screen to the left or right, and then press [Screen Features].
Models without the [Home] key
Press [Home] () at the bottom of the screen in the center.
Flick the screen to the left or right, and then press [User Tools].
Press [Screen Features].
Press [Wireless Direct Settings].
Set wireless connection mode to Group Owner Mode.
Specify whether to enable or disable this mode. To connect from a smart device, enter the SSID and password.
Return to the [Wireless Direct Settings] screen.
Press [Port Forwarding to Machine].
Press [Port Forwarding Settings].
Check that [Port Forwarding] is active.