How Do I Connect My Canon Mg3520 Printer To Wi-Fi

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How Do I Connect My Canon Mg3520 Printer To Wi-Fi

Canon Pixma MG3520 is an All-in-one printer. It performs scanning, printing, and copying of documents. The MG3520 is a state of the art printer-with Google Cloud Print and Auto duplex printing options. It has Auto-power-on feature, to explain in better words, even if your printer is off, you can choose to print a photo from your smartphone or the computer when you want a document to be printed, and the printer will respond. The Canon printer has a quick start option and a quiet mode feature, it lets you print anytime without noise.

As you know that the Canon Pixma MG3520 is a wireless printer, let’s see how to perform the wireless setup.

There are two modes by which you can connect the Canon Pixma MG3520 printer to the wireless network.

Wps Connection

  • Make sure the printer is turned on and is within the connection range of the computer or laptop device.
  • You will see a Wi-Fi button on the printer, press and hold it until you see the LED flashing.
  • Once you see the color turn blue, immediately press the WPS button.
  • The Wi-Fi button will continue blinking blue, and the power button on the printer will also start flashing, trying to connect to the access point.
  • Once the printer successfully finds the wireless network, the blinking will stop and the lights will remain lit throughout the connection.
  • This indicates that the Canon Pixma MG3520 printer is connected to the Wi-Fi.
  • You can check to see if the printer connected to the Wi-Fi is secure by printing a network information page.
  • Load the paper in the paper tray.
  • In the printer, you will see the Cancel button (Inverted triangle within a circle), press and hold the button until it flashes 15 times.
  • The Network Information page will now be printed, and the page will have Active Connection status and the SSID of your wireless network.
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Standard Connection

Windows OS:

  • When you unbox the printer, you will find an installation CD.
  • So just insert the CD in the CD drive of the computer or laptop.
  • The initial screen will now open on your computer, proceed to install the driver to the Windows computer.
  • Now, you will see the screen, and it will ask you to select the connection interface.
  • Click the wireless radio button and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • In the end, you will have to choose your wireless network from the list and then enter the wireless password.
  • The Wireless connection is that simple.

Mac OS:

  • You should know that Mac systems do not have a CD drive.
  • So, in this case, you have to open the Safari browser and enter the Canon support page.
  • Click on the Downloads section and enter the printer model number in the search bar.
  • The search result will open the MG3520 printer page.
  • Click on the Downloads tab and select the driver you need to complete the installation.
  • Once you have the driver installed on Mac, the next steps are the same as the one given for Windows OS.

The Canon Pixma MG3520 printer is connected to your Wi-Fi network.