Update Printer Firmware Remotely - PIXMA MG3520 or MG3522

Article ID: ART143774 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 02/21/2020


Update the printer firmware remotely for a PIXMA MG3520 or MG3522 that is connected wirelessly.


If your printer is connected to a wireless network, you can update the printer firmware remotely from your PC or mobile device.

Tip If you don't have a wireless connection, refer to update your firmware using a USB cable.


To update your firmware follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your printer and computer or mobile device are connected to a wireless network (Wi-Fi router).

  2. Turn the printer on. (Don't turn the printer off during the update.)

  3. Load one sheet of A4 size or Letter size plain paper into the printer.

  4. Press and hold the Stop Stop button button until the Alarm lamp blinks 15 times, then release the button.

  5. The network setup information prints.

    Sample network setup info sheet

  6. Open a web browser on your PC or mobile device. In the address entry box of the browser, enter the text you see on the printout in the IPv4 IP Address line (for example:

    Text highlighted shows sample ""

  7.  The remote function starts and a menu window displays.

  8. Select Firmware update, then Install update.

    Menu with Firmware update and Install update selected
  9. When you see Update succeeded, select OK. The firmware update is complete.

      Menu shows "Update succeeded."

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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