Are you having trouble while setting up your Canon printer on your wireless network, then you have done the right thing by approaching us. Here, we are available with different steps that you need to carry out in order to connect Canon printer to WiFi.
Connecting your Canon printer to the wifi network has 3 parts. The first two parts deal with the setup process and the third part is particularly about how to deal with any issue related to the Canon printer.
So, let us begin with the process to connect Canon printer to WiFi.
Connecting your Canon printer to wifi network is a piece of cake. Below mentioned are the steps that you are required to perform in order to connect the two.
Step 1: Press the On/Off button for turning on your Canon printer device.
Step 2: Press the button of Settings and then press the button of arrow. After reaching the device settings, select Ok.
Step 3: Hit arrow button. This will display LAN settings on your screen. After that, select Ok.
Step 4: Again, hit the arrow button and then the wireless LAN setup will open up before you and then select Ok.
After that, your printer device will start searching for a wireless network. While you do that, the light will continue to flash.
Step 5: If the process of searching goes on for a long while, then press Stop. This will launch wireless LAN setup, standard setup. After that, press Ok.
Step 6: Hit the arrow button till you find a wireless network and then hit Ok.
Step 7: After that, enter the passphrase for your wireless network and then select Ok.
Step 8: Hit Ok one more time, when the screen shows Connected.
Once you are done connecting your Canon printer to the wireless network, the next thing that you need to do is to add your PC in order to make it work. Given below are the steps that you need to follow in order to add your printer device to your PC.
Step 1: Press R key and Windows logo key simultaneously on your keyboard. After that, you need to copy and then paste control/name Microsoft.DevicesAndPrinters in the box and then select Ok.
Step 2: Select Add a printer and then follow the prompts appearing on the screen for completing the process. Now that you are done with the complete process of connecting your Canon printer to the wireless network. After that, try to test print a document.
In case your printer unit is behaving abnormally and error notifications are showing up on the screen or it becomes completely unresponsive, then that may be because your printer driver is corrupt or outdated.
Therefore, to resolve this issue, then you need to update your printer driver. In case you don’t have much time to perform a manual update, then you must go for an automatic update by installing software that can perform the update for you.
So, these are all the steps that you are required to carry out in order to connect Canon printer to the wifi network.
In case your Canon printer is not working properly, then that may be because your printer is outdated. Therefore, you need to perform an update to fix this Canon printer wifi problem. You can either go for an automatic update or manual update.
Now you require proceeding with installing the software to use the PIXMA MG3540 well.
If You are a Mac User
Click on Connect to the Network
Note: Your network connection will be temporarily disabled during the setup.
For Windows XP users or users, continue with the USB installation where the printer could not be detected to connect Canon printer to WiFi.
(For Mac Users Only)
USB cable setup for Windows XP users and where the network connection was not detected to connect Canon printer to WiFi
For Mac Users Only
We hope the above article helped you to connect Canon printer to WiFi with several methods.
First of all, we will configure the Canon printer to connect to the wireless network using SSID and password. Once it is connected, we will go to your computer and add the Canon printer to it. Note that both computers and printers must be connected on the same wireless network to connect.
Aforementioned is the complete process to connect Canon printer to wifi connection. If you have any difficulty during the working of your Canon printer.
You can visit our website and get the solution from our website more. You can talk directly with our Canon printer team on call. They will provide a better solution for your Canon printer related problem.