Do you want to wirelessly set up your Canon MG3100 printer with a Windows OS-based computer? Then, you’re on the right page that will show you how to Canon MG3100 Printer Wifi Setup on Windows over a wireless network temporarily using the USB cable.
Canon MG3100 Series Printer Wireless Setup
Things You Need To Confirm
Before you begin the Wi-Fi setup, ensure the following:
The Canon PIXMA MG3100 printer’s initial setup is completed, such as unpacking, loading paper, etc.
The computer is not connected to your printer using the USB cable.
The Windows computer (on which you wish to install the printer) is connected to a stable internet connection.
You have the USB cable that is recommended for your printer.
The latest version of the Canon MG3100 printer driver for Windows is downloaded.
You have signed in to your Windows computer with admin rights.
You have the SSID and password of your wireless network.
The printer, router, and computer are placed in the same room or closer to each other.
No application is running on your computer’s background.
The firewall or security software is turned off on your computer.
How To Connect Canon Printer To Computer Wireless
Run the downloaded Canon PIXMA MG3100 printer’s full feature driver for Windows on your computer.
Reach the 1-2 Connection Method Selection screen by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
Click on the Wireless Connection button on the opened screen and perform the on-screen prompts.
When you reach the 3-1 Setup Procedure Selection screen, select the Wireless Setup Using the USB Cable option and click Next.
Choose the printer drivers that you wish to install on the Software Installation List screen and click Next.
Wait for the selected printer drivers to install.
Once the drivers are installed, the screen prompting you to connect your Canon printer to the Windows computer using the USB cable will open.
Read and perform the same as displayed in the Connect Cable dialog box.
Once the printer is connected to your computer using the USB cable, the Connect Cable dialog box closes automatically.
Now, perform the on-screen prompts to connect your Canon PIXMA MG3100 printer to a wireless network.
The Disconnect Cable dialog box prompting you to unplug the USB cable from the devices (printer and computer) will open automatically once the printer is in the same network to which you have connected your computer.
Disconnect the cable and click Next in the same dialog box.
Congratulations! You have done your Canon Printer Wi-fi Setup On Windows.
For Mac Users
You can refer to the above instructions to set up your Canon printer on the Mac computer over the wireless network.
The software installation process might vary a little bit, but the overall process is the same.
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