How to Connect Canon TS3100 Printer to WiFi?

Hello, Please let me know that how to connect Canon ts3100 printer to wifi. I bought this Canon ts3100 printer. But now i am tying to connect it by wifi then not connecting. Help me in this.

  •   Mick
  • lay  1  Ans
  • lay  3 years ago
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Connect Canon TS3100 Printer to WiFi:

Canon TS3100 is the most demanded printer as it offers wireless connectivity for printing at home or office. This compact, affordable printer completes all your printing requirements. Users can use the AirPrint1 and Google Cloud Print2 with the Canon TS3100 for easy and wireless printing through any of your loved gadgets or devices.

The Canon PIXMA TS3120 supports compatibility with XL ink cartridges. These XL ink cartridges are optional as it helps you in saving your cash, print more and increase the overall work efficiency of the printer without replacing the ink cartridges. The PIXMA TS3100 is the wireless All-In-One printer that offers all the smart features in the right size.

The simplicity of this wireless printer makes your printing experience easy and hassle-free over any kind of smartphone, tablet, and other favorite devices.

How to setup Canon TS3120 printer to wifi network without using a cable? There are two methods to connect canon ts3100 printer to wifi through the devices (like smartphone, tablet).

  • Direct wireless connection (connecting devices using Wireless Direct)
  • Wireless connection (connecting devices via a wireless router)

Let us first understand Wireless Direct which lets you print documents by connecting the devices to the printer directly.

1. Direct Wireless Connection (Connecting Devices Using Wireless Direct)

You can connect wirelessly using "Wireless Direct" feature of Canon ts3100. The printer supporting "Wireless Direct" allows you to connect the printer wirelessly from a computer or smartphone even in an environment without using any wireless router. The steps to start with Wireless Direct are:

1. Set LAN Settings of a Printer to Enable Wireless Direct of the Printer.

  • Turn ON your printer.
  • Push the Direct button on the LCD panel.

  • The wireless direct feature is now enabled and you can print through any device wirelessly.

Note: To know the printer's MAC address and the existing Wireless Direct settings, print out the network setting information.

2. Configure the Device Settings Which You Want to Connect to the Printer

  • Enable wireless communication on your device by enabling "Wi-Fi" on your device's "Setting" menu.
  • Select "XXXXXX-TS3100 series" ("XXXXXX" represents last six digits of printer's MAC address.) from the available connection list shown on your device screen.
  • Important: If "XXXXXX-TS3100 series" is not appearing in the available networks lists means Wireless Direct is not enabled.
  • Enter the correct password.
  • Since the password is printer specific, you can know the printer's password by printing the network setting information.

Your device is now connected to the printer wirelessly.

Note: At a time, you can connect up to 5 devices with the printer.

3. Start Printing/Scanning with Wireless Direct

Once you have connected the device and printer, you can now print or scan wirelessly. For this, you should have to download and install Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY from App Store or Google Play (available for both Android and iOS).

2. Wireless Connection (Connecting Devices via a Wireless Router)

There are two ways to set up a wireless connection using a wireless router:

Steps to Connect Canon TS3100 Printer to WiFi Using WPS Compatible Wireless Router:

  • Check whether there is a WPS button on the wireless router or not.
  • Continuously press and hold the Network button on the wireless printer until the Network status icon flashes light.
  • Now press the WPS button present on the wireless router within 2 minutes.
  • As the wireless router connection is complete, the Network Status icon and Signal Strength icon will glow.
  • In case the Alarm lamp lights up, check Troubleshooting tips. The wireless connection is now complete.

Steps to Connect Canon TS3100 Printer to WiFi Using WPS Pin Code Connection:

In order to setup a wireless connection for Canon TS3100, you can also use the WPS PIN code method which is described below.

  • Firstly, load two sheets of A4 sized or letter-sized plain paper.
  • Now press the Information button on the Canon printer.
  • Use the print command to print the Network Configuration Page which will consist of a PIN code.
  • Press the Setup button for 10 times.
  • Now, Press the Color button on the printer.
  • Finally, follow the on-screen instructions shown on the device screen (like a smartphone) to set the WPS PIN CODE described on the printed Network Configuration Page.
  • As the wireless router connection is complete, the Network Status icon and Signal Strength icon will glow.
  • Again if the Alarm lamp flashes light, check Troubleshooting tips.
  •   David
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