Canon MG3022 is a compact multifunctional printer ideal for home requirements. It is compatible with Canon PRINT and PIXMA Cloud Link; therefore, you can print your documents at the tap of your smartphone. This printer supports a wide range of connectivity options, including USB, PictBridge, and Wireless LAN. If you want to know how to set up this Canon MG3022 printer, read this page completely.
Complete The Initial Canon Mg3022 Wifi Setup
Before you start the Wi-Fi setup, you should complete the initial setup of your printer, including:
Unpacking the printer and removing the packing tapes
Turning on the printer
Installing the cartridges
Loading paper into the paper tray
Once you finish this, you can go ahead and complete the Wi-Fi setup. The following sections will guide you in that regard.
Download The Driver And Complete The Wi-fi Setup
You have to install the compatible driver on your computer to access your printer. For your Canon MG3022 printer, you can install the software using the installation CD you have received while purchasing the printer. In case you have misplaced the CD or your computer doesn’t have a CD drive, you can get the appropriate software from its official website. Follow these instructions to download the driver and complete the Wi-Fi setup.
Visit Canon’s official support page from your default browser.
Enter Canon Pixma MG3022 in the search field and press Enter.
When it displays the search results, click on the right printer.
On the product support page, click the Drivers and Downloads button.
It will display a list of drivers compatible with your OS. You can also change the OS in the Operating System drop-down menu.
Now, select the driver you want and click Select> Download.
Once the driver is downloaded, locate it in the Downloads folder and run the setup file.
Accept the terms and conditions in the software’s License Agreement window.
On the Connection Method screen, select Wireless.
When prompted, enter your router’s credentials in the respective fields (connect your printer to the same network to which your computer is connected).
Go ahead with the instructions that appear on the screen and complete the installation.
Connect Your Printer And Smartphone Via Wi-fi Direct
You can connect your Canon MG3022 printer to your smartphone/computer wirelessly via Wi-Fi Direct, which doesn’t require an Internet connection. Follow these instructions for the detailed procedure.
Ensure that your printer is turned on.
Press the Wi-Fi button on your printer control panel and hold it until the Wi-Fi lamp starts flashing.
Press the Black/Color button. The ON lamp starts flashing, and the Wi-Fi lamp will light up.
Press the Wi-Fi button several times until the Wi-Fi Direct lamp lights up.
Once the Wi-Fi Direct icon lights up, it indicates that you have enabled Wi-Fi Direct on your printer.
Now, head to your smartphone and enable Wi-Fi. When it shows you a list of nearby networks, select your printer’s network and enter the password if prompted.
The connection between your printer and smartphone will be established within a few seconds.
In this manner, you should complete the Wi-Fi setup on your Canon MG3022 printer. If you cannot do it yourself, reach our technical experts for real-time assistance. You can use the call option on this page to contact us.