Canon PIXMA MG3020 Setup

Here are the guidelines to set up the Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer wirelessly with a Windows computer. Before proceeding with these guidelines, ensure that your wireless router is configured correctly and turned on.

  • Power on the printer for the Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup process.
  • After ensuring that there is a steady green light beside the Power button, proceed to press and hold the Wireless button.
  • The blue 'Wireless button' LED starts to flash.
  • Now, click the Color button on your Canon PIXMA MG3020.
  • Press the Wireless button once until only the Network light is lit.
  • Now, tap the Color button and check whether the wireless light is blinking fast.
  • Insert the Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer CD into your computer.
  • Click the Start Setup button and follow the on-screen prompts to connect your Canon PIXMA device to the computer through the wireless network from your router.
Canon pixma MG3020 Setup

Canon PIXMA MG3020 Unboxing Setup

Follow the guidelines mentioned below to unbox the printer for the Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup process.

  • Open the Canon PIXMA MG3020 cardboard box and remove the package from the box by lifting it with the plastic bag's handles.
  • Open the smaller cardboard box which is kept inside the Canon PIXMA carton.
  • Remove the Canon power cable and the two ink cartridges, and set them aside.
  • Place the Canon PIXMA getting started guide and driver CD aside for using them later.
  • Attach the Canon PIXMA MG3020 power cable to the device's power port and the power outlet.
  • Open the printers paper output tray and then open the Canon PIXMA printer's print cartridge access door.
  • Get complete support for Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & installtion process from our tech experts.
  • Install the Canon print cartridges after removing them from the package & peeling off the tab covering the ink nozzles.
  • Open the CD drive on your computer and place the Canon PIXMA MG3020 driver CD on it. Push it in.
  • Launch the Canon PIXMA driver installer & set the country information. Accept the terms of use.
  • Follow the prompts displayed by the Canon PIXMA MG3020 driver installer to allow the computer to detect the PIXMA device and connect to it.
  • Load paper into the printer's input tray and follow the rest of the prompts to print the test sheet. Now, you can start printing documents or photos from your PIXMA device.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 Driver & Manual Download

The printer comes with a Canon PIXMA MG3020 driver CD that can be used to install the Canon printer software on your computer, align the printhead, and print your documents. If your PC does not have a CD ROM drive, you can download it from this site. The printer manual contains the procedure for Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup, printing, copying, replacing cartridges, and so on concerning the basic features provided by this printer. Maintenance guidelines include aligning & cleaning the printhead and cleaning the print feed rollers. This printer manual is supplied with the printer in the Canon PIXMA MG3020 carton. However, this Canon PIXMA printer manual can be downloaded from this site as well.

  • To download the Canon PIXMA MG3020 driver, go to the Driver Download button below your required Operating System section (Windows or Mac) and click on it.
  • To download the Canon PIXMA MG3020 manual, click on the Manual Download button on this page.
  • Follow the web browser prompts to save the Canon MG3020 driver and manual to your computer.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 Print Setup

First, you have to start the Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup process as per the instructions given in the user guide. Place a stack of paper in the main tray of the printer, insert the ink cartridges into the printer, and install the driver specific for the PIXMA MG3020 printer on your computer. Select a document or photo on your computer and follow the instructions given below to perform the print operation.

How To Print from Canon PIXMA MG3020?

  • To perform a print operation on your Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer, perform the procedures as given below.
  • Make sure to turn on your printer and the computer.
  • Connect the printer and the computer to the same wireless network.
  • Check if the main tray is full.
  • Open the Printer driver’s setup window on your computer. Follow the instructions given below to open it.
  • Select the Control Panel option followed by Hardware & Sound, and click Devices & Printers.
  • Select and right-click on your printer. Select the Printing Preferences option.
  • Open the file you want to print. Set the settings as per your preferences and select the Print quality option.
  • Click the OK button after setting the print quality features and click the Print button.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 Duplex Printing

  • To perform Duplex printing, follow the instructions as given below.
  • Open the printer driver Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup window on your computer to begin the process.
  • To open the printer driver setup window from the application software, follow the instructions given below.
  • Open the file that you want to print using an appropriate application software.
  • Click the File menu followed by Print.
  • Choose your printer model from the list and click the Preferences or Properties option.
  • Select the Canon PIXMA MG3020 Duplex printing option on the Page Setup section.
  • Set the basic preferences such as layout, margin width, and the side to be stapled.
  • Click the OK button after setting the preferences on the Page Setup tab.
  • Click the Start Printing button. Now the printer starts to perform duplex printing as per your settings.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 How To Set Print Quality Level?

  • First initiate the Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup process & follow the instructions given below to set or change the print quality level.
  • First, open the file you want to print on your system.
  • Select the File menu and tap the Print button to open the print dialog box.
  • Select your printer from the pop-up menu.
  • Select the Quality & Media option from the pop-up menu below the Presets tab.
  • Click the Radio button next to the Detailed Setting option.
  • Adjust the print quality using the Print Quality slide bar.
  • After setting the print quality level, tap the Print button.
  • Check if the print output matches with print quality you have set.


Your document can be scaned and stored to your computer for reference purpose. Make use of the instructions given below to scan your documents or images.


  • First, check if the Scan Gear software is installed on your system.
  • If not, download and install it on your system.
  • Launch the Canon IJ Scan Utility on your system and click on the ScanGear option from the main screen.
  • Under the Select Source option, set the source that matches your document.
  • Tap the Preview option, and the image you selected will appear in the Preview Area.
  • The proceeding step is to assign the destination and Output Size of the image.
  • You can adjust the Cropping frames if you want to crop the photo. Make use of the Image Corrections option to edit the image according to your choice.
  • Tap the Scan option, and the image will be scanned once the Canon PIXMA MG3020 scan setup is done.


  • For the Canon PIXMA MG3020 scan from computer, make use of the Canon IJ Scan Utility software.
  • It is a part of the MP driver package, and it can be installed along with it. To know more about the Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & installation process, contact our experts.
  • To launch it on your system, go to the Start menu and choose the All Apps option.
  • Select the Canon Utilities option followed by the IJ scan Utility option to open it.
  • Position the original copy of the document on the scanner glass with the scan side facing downwards.
  • Go to the Settings option and modify any setting if needed.
  • Tap the Document option, and the scanning process will start. Choose a location to store the scanned image.

canon PIXMA MG3020 Wireless Setup

  • First, install the Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer software on your personal computer.
  • After double-clicking the driver file, select the Start Setup button. Choose the correct region and select the Next button.
  • Click the Yes button on the License Agreement pop-up window.
  • In the Extended Survey Program, select the Agree button.
  • Choose Next and click the Yes option in the Check the Connection Method dialog box.
  • Select the model of the network router and then type the security key.
  • The Information window will display on the personal computer after you click on the Next button.
  • The Network Connection Completed pop-up box appears on the screen, choose the Next option.
  • You must now select the Next button on the Canon PIXMA MG3020 Setup Complete dialog window.
  • Choose any application software that you want to launch and click Next, and then select Next again.
  • Go with the on-screen guidelines and then choose the Exit option on the Installation Completed Successfully window.

canon PIXMA MG3020 ij network device setup utility

  • The IJ Network Device Setup Utility software is needed for managing printers that are linked to the network.
  • The steps on how to start the IJ Device Setup Utility software are as follows:
  • Windows 10: Select the Start option, then click on the All Apps button, and then choose Canon Utilities.
  • If the Canon PIXMA MG3020 IJ Network Device Setup Utility does not get displayed on the desktop, search for the same in the Search the web and Windows screen.
  • Now, open the IJ Network Device Setup Utility software by clicking on its icon.
  • Windows 8 or 8.1: Choose IJ Network Device Setup Utility from the Start tab to begin the same.
  • Windows Vista or 7: Select Start and click the All Programs option, and then choose Canon Utilities.
  • Select the IJ Network Device Setup Utility folder and then click on the Network Device Setup Utility application for opening the same.
  • Once the IJ Network Device Setup Utility software is opened, the printers which are detected gets listed on the screen.
  • Avail complete tech support from our experts for the Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & installation process.

canon PIXMA MG3020 Mobile Printing

You can link the printer to an Apple or Android device using the Canon PIXMA MG3020 mobile printing technologies. AirPrint, ePrint, PIXMA Cloud Link, and Google Cloud Print are some of the mobile printing options that are featured in the Canon PIXMA NG3020 printer.

canon PIXMA MG3020 Google Cloud Print

  • Download the Google Chrome browser on your personal computer and start the same.
  • Now, click the Sign in to Chrome option in the Chrome dialog box.
  • Provide the details of your Google account for signing into it.
  • Click the Chrome tab and choose the Settings option. To display the required information, click on the Show Advanced Settings button.
  • Choose Manage for Google Cloud Print and once the Canon MG3500 series and Add Printers option gets displayed, select the Add Printers button.
  • When a Confirmation window appears on the personal system, click OK.
  • Tap the Wi-Fi button on the printer’s control panel after the Wi-Fi lamp flickers for about three times; this indicates that the Google Cloud Print - Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup is complete.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 PIXMA Cloud Link

To prepare your printer for using PIXMA Cloud link, follow the instructions given below.

  • Make sure to connect your Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer to the network.
  • Before enabling the Cloud application, make sure to install the Canon PIXMA MG3020 print driver on your computer.
  • Tap the Cloud option on the printer home screen.
  • Wait for the registration process to complete. Tap the OK button.
  • Tap the Next button on the Confirmation screen.
  • Tap Agree on the License Agreement & Privacy statement screen.
  • Set your region & time zone on the Time Zone window.
  • Tap the Apps button when app available message pop-ups.
  • At the end of the registration, a list of apps will be displayed on the screen and then you can use the PIXMA Cloud link as per your need.
  • Choose the apps you want on the home screen.
  • Enter the required information when prompted and select the Log in button.
  • Choose the photo you want to print, set the appearances settings, and click the OK button. For quick Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup support, reach our experts.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting is done to fix the common printer problems. For every issue, there is a specific troubleshooting method developed by experts. The common issues occurring during print, copy or scan operations are printer offline, poor network, paper jam, and ink cartridges issue. Follow the troubleshooting methods given below to fix the issue.

Why Canon PIXMA MG3020 Printer Is Offline?

To fix the Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer offline issue, follow the troubleshooting steps given below.

  • Tap the Start icon and select the Devices & Printers option.
  • Scroll the screen, select your printer, and right-click on it.
  • Select the See what’s printing option from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the Printer tab near Document.
  • Select the Use Printer Offline option above the Properties option.
  • Close the opened window. Now, check if the printer offline issue has cleared.
  • Check if your printer is selected correctly.
  • Make sure that the Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer and the computer are connected to the same wireless network.


  • Check if the Canon printer is connected properly to the power source and is turned on.
  • Check if the computer and printer are connected properly.
  • Delete the print queue in the next step. If there are unnecessary print jobs in the print queue, delete them to resolve the issue.
  • Examine if you have installed the printer driver properly on your computer.
  • Also, check if the print data is very large. If so, reduce the size before printing.
  • Restart your computer if the above-given solutions fail.
  • For instant Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & troubleshooting support, contact us.

Canon PIXMA MG3020 dead on macOS 10.13.6 update

The Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer doesn't work after the Mac OS 10.13.6 update and displays the message, 'Scanner reported error...Try Installation again'. If the reinstallation of the Canon drivers failed to solve the issue, try the guidelines mentioned below.

  • Go to the Canon UK site and look for the PIXMA MG3040 driver support page.
  • To go to this support page, navigate to the homepage, click on supportconsumer productsproduct rangesprintersPIXMAchoose the series.
  • On this page, scroll down till you see the software version 1.2 which includes support for Mac OS High Sierra. Download it.
  • Alternatively, go to Apple's site and download the 'Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 combo' update.
  • Double-click the DMG file to install it. If the first file doesn't work, try the second file. This solves the issue and helps your Mac computer recognize the Canon device. For more queries related to Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & installation process, call our experts.

canon PIXMA MG3020 Network Communication Problem

  • Verify the network status of your Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer, wireless router, and the personal computer.
  • Make sure that the Wireless Local Area Network is turned On your mobile device.
  • Check if the printer is linked to the wireless network properly.
  • Ascertain that the network settings of the wireless access point and the Canon device are identical.
  • The network settings of your other device must also match the settings of the router.
  • Do not place the Canon PIXMA MG3020 printer too far from the network router. Confirm that the wireless signal is strong.
  • If the error persists, restart the printer, router, and the personal system.
  • Solve all your Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & troubleshooting issues by reaching our tech experts.


  • Once you find that a paper jam has occurred, immediately turn off the Canon printer and disconnect it from the power source.
  • Pull open the paper output tray and the cover.
  • Check if the cartridge access area has any paper jam issue. Remove the jammed paper, if any, carefully using both your hands.
  • Check for any paper jam in the input tray as well. If you see torn paper bits, discard them.
  • Print a test report to verify whether the issue has resolved.
  • For Canon PIXMA MG3020 setup & troubleshooting tech support, reach our experts.
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