Canon TS3100 Printer Not Connecting To Wi-fi - Here's How To Fix
“Is your Canon TS3100 printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?” If that’s the case, scroll down this page to know the causes and solutions to this issue.Generally, the Canon TS3100 printer’s wireless setup process is a straightforward method to perform. You can connect this printer to a wireless network using the Easy Wireless Connect method or the WPS procedure. However, while performing these two methods, the users face some common problems.This page covers “why your Canon TS3100 printer is not connecting to Wi-Fi?” and “how to fix it?”
Causes Of Canon Ts3100 Not Connecting To Wi-Fi
The printer may not connect to your wireless network if:
The printer is placed too far away from your wireless router.
The wireless credentials are entered or selected wrongly.
The antivirus software or the firewall setting is blocking the connection.
The printer driver is outdated.
There is a problem with your network.
Solutions To Fix Canon TS3100 Printer Not Connecting To Wi-Fi
To connect your Canon printer to a wireless network and fix this problem, perform the methods provided below one by one. After performing each method, print a network settings page to check whether the Wi-Fi connectivity problem is fixed.
Relocating the devices
Check whether your Canon printer, computer, and router are placed closer to each other.
If not, place them in the same room and ensure that they are kept near each other.
Enabling the Easy Wireless Connect mode
*Note: If you’re using this method, follow the instructions below. Otherwise, skip this step.If the Easy Wireless Connect mode is not enabled properly, there is a chance for these kinds of problems to occur. Check whether the mode is enabled on your printer. If not, enable it. By checking the icons flashing on your printer’s display, you can verify it.The Easy Wireless Connect mode is enabled if the Wi-Fi icon and the horizontal bars flash on the printer screen. If not, enable it. To do so:
Turn on the Canon TS3100 printer.
Now, hold down the Direct (looks like a smartphone) button for a few seconds.
Release the button when the Direct icon starts flashing on your printer screen.
The Wi-Fi icon and horizontal bars will start flashing on the screen within a few seconds.
The Easy Wireless Connect mode is enabled successfully on your printer if this occurs.
Now, try to perform the wireless setup on the printer.
If the Canon TS3100 printer is not connecting to Wi-Fi, try the next method.
Restarting the printer
Turn off the printer completely.
Unplug the power cable from the printer.
Leave the printer to cool down.
After waiting for a while, reconnect the cable and turn on the printer.
Now, perform the wireless setup on your printer.
Reinstalling the printer driver
Uninstall or remove the existing printer driver from your computer.
Download the latest version of the driver from the printer’s support page.
Run the setup file on your computer.
Click the Start Setup button on the Start Setup screen.
Install the driver and connect your printer to the wireless network by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
Other quick solutions
Disconnect your computer from the VPN connection (in case the computer is already connected to VPN).
Turn off the antivirus software temporarily on your computer if you have installed any.
Similarly, disable the firewall setting on your router if you have enabled any.
Contact us if the Canon TS3100 printer is not connecting to Wi-Fi even after performing the above methods.