How to perform the wireless LAN setup so that the printer can be used with the other computer or the replacement computer (Mac OS X)

 

Description

How to perform the wireless LAN setup so that the printer can be used with the other computer or the replacement computer (Mac OS X)

Solution

Use from Additional Computers

When you add or upgrade to a new computer, follow the instructions below in order to use this printer with the new computer:
REFERENCE
  • If the machine is already connected to a wireless connection, it can be used from additional computers on the same network.

 

 

In order to use this printer with the computer (B),

 

 

1. Insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer from which you want to use the machine.**

** Alternatively, Drivers and software can be downloaded from the website (Click Here). If using Mac OS X version 10.8 or earlier, download the MG3200 series Mini Master Setup file and continue to follow instruction below.

If using version 10.9 or newer, download and install the MG3200 series CUPS Printer Driver (from the Drivers tab), then download the Canon IJ Network Tool (from the Software tab) and install it. After installing the network tool, run the program (from Applications -> Canon Utilities -> IJ Network Tool -> Canon IJ Network Tool). After completion, skip to the instruction in  Adding the Printer below to finish the setup. No further steps are required.

 

 

2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
Other settings are not required.

(A) Computer from which the machine can be used currently
(B) Additional computers on the same network It enables the computer to use the machine.
REFERENCE
  • For details on the software installation procedure, refer to [ Install the Software (Network Connection) ].

 

Install the Software (Network Connection)

 

IMPORTANT
  • Connect the computer to the Internet before the installation.
 
  • Quit all applications before installation.

 

 

Screens are based on Mac OS X v.10.7. Actual screens may differ depending on the OS version.

 

 

1. Insert the CD-ROM into the computer.

IMPORTANT
If the USB cable is already connected, unplug it. If a message appears on the computer, click Cancel.

 

 

2. Double-click the [Setup] icon in the CD-ROM folder, then click [Download] in the subsequent window.

 


REFERENCE

  • When the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon displayed on the desktop.
  • The screen below is displayed while downloading.

  • If you click [Cancel] while downloading, you will see the following screen.
- If you click [No], you will return to the screen displayed while downloading.
- If you click [Yes], the download is cancelled. In this case, the files under the download are deleted.

  • When the download fails, the screen below is displayed.
Click [OK], and you will go back to the screen for downloading in the procedure 2.

 

 

3. When the download is complete, the screen below is displayed. Click [Next].

REFERENCE
Select "Save a file for setting up the software again to the download folder after the installation is complete," and the file will be saved to the download folder.

You can perform the setup later using this file.

 

 

4. In the subsequent screen, enter the administrator name and password. Then click [OK].

 

 

5. Click Next.

 

Install the Software (Information)

Let's perform the software installation.

 

 

1. Click Next.

 

 

Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation.

 

 

2. Click Add Printer.

REFERENCE
  • The alphanumeric characters after Canon xxx series is the machine's Bonjour service name or MAC address.
  • If the machine is not detected, make sure of the following.
- The machine is turned on.
- The firewall function of any security software is turned off.
- The computer is connected to the access point.
REFERENCE
XXX: xxx refers to the model name you are using.

 

 


 

3. Select Canon xxx series Canon IJ Network and click Add.


CAUTION
If you will be installing the Canon printer driver on Mac OS X and using the printer through a network connection, you can select [Bonjour] or [Canon IJ Network] in the [Add Printer] dialog.
If [Bonjour] is selected, remaining ink level messages may differ from those indicated by [Canon IJ Network].
Canon recommends you to use [Canon IJ Network] for printing.

 

 

4. Click Next.

 

 

5. Click Next.

 

 

- Important Information for the Installation

 

 

  • If the Extended Survey Program screen appears

If you can agree to Extended Survey Program, click Agree.
If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed.
(This has no effect on the machine's functionality.)

 

 

  • When the [Test Print] window is displayed

Test printing will be performed to check the printer's operation.
Load plain paper into the printer and click [Execute].
After test printin, click [Next].
To skip test printing, click [Next] instead of [Execute].

 

 

6. Click Exit to complete the installation.
Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.

 

 

7. Quick Menu starts.

 

 

The end of the procedure of the wireless LAN setup.

 

SIMS Doc Id

8201572100

Doc ID   ART135744
Updated   06/06/2017

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