Change Printer Settings Using a Web Browser - PIXMA MG3020, MG3022

Article ID: ART166557 | Date published: 09/13/2016 | Date last updated: 02/11/2020


Learn how to check your MG3020 / MG3022 printer status and change the printer settings using the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer with Remote UI.


Remote UI is software that enables you to implement operations, which are usually performed on the printer's operation panel, using a Web browser over a network.

Before you begin

  • Note Wireless network (LAN) connection with the printer is required to use Remote UI.

  • You can use Remote UI on the following Operating Systems (OS) and the web browser.

    • IOS® device
      OS: IOS 7.0 or later
      Web browser: IOS standard Web browser (Mobile Safari®)

    • Android™ device
      OS: Android 4.0 or later
      Web browser: Android standard Web browser (Browser or Chrome™)

    • macOS® device
      OS: OS X® v.10.6 or later
      Web browser: Safari 5.1 or later

    • Windows device
      OS: Windows Vista SP2 or later
      Web browser: Internet Explorer 9 or later, Google Chrome™, or Mozilla Firefox®

Change settings using a web browser

To check the printer status and to change the printer settings on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, display Remote UI on the web browser.

  1. Make sure printer is turned on.

  2. Check the printer's IP address by following the steps below:

    1. Press and hold Wi-Fi button and release it when Wi-Fi lamp flashes.

    2. Press Color button.

    3. Press Wi-Fi button 2 times.

    4. Press Color button or Black button. Then, the printer starts printing the network setting information.

    5. Check IPv4 IP Address on the printed list.

  3. Open the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer and enter IP address.

  • Enter in the URL field of the web browser as demonstrated below:

    • http://XXX.XX.X.XXX and enter the IP address in place of XXX.XX.X.XXX.

    • When you access, Remote UI will be displayed on the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

  1. If you display Remote UI for the first time on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, select For secure communication.

Note If the root certificate is not registered, a message to warn you that the secure connection is not guaranteed may appear.
Once you register the root certificate to the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, this step should not be required again.
However; if all settings are set back to default from the printer's operation panel, you may need to download the root certificate again, and register it.

  1. Select Log in. The password authentication screen appears.

  2. Enter password. When the password authentication is complete, the menus that can be utilized are displayed on the web browser.

    Note The password is set at the time of purchase and is the printer serial number, which is printed on a sticker attached to the printer. It consists of 9 alphanumeric characters (four letters followed by five numbers). See more details on Setting Password.

  3. Check printer status and change printer settings.
    Note Find out more about Changeable Setting Items Using a Web Browser.

  4. When you finish checking printer status and changing printer settings, select Log out.

  5. Close the web browser.


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