Setting up the MG3020 or MG3022 Printer for use on a Wireless LAN - Establishing connection with a Mac Computer

Article ID: ART166611 | Date published: 09/20/2016 | Date last updated: 04/19/2019


Cableless setup


Setting up the  Printer for use on a Wireless LAN

The Cableless setup method is a quick and easy way to set up the printer for use on a Wi-Fi (Wireless) network. Follow the instructions below to set up the printer. This method can be used for first-time installs, for adding the printer to additional computers on the network, or for re-establishing a network connection after a router or network change.

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Start Wireless LAN Setup on the printer.


Run the Setup Program

  1. Access the Setup page, read the information then click the Download button to download the setup file.
  2. Start setup.  Click Next on the first screen.


  3. Select Start Setup

  4. Select appropriate region and click Next

  5. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

  6. Select Agree or Do Not Agree to the Survey.

  7. Status check occurs

  8. Select Yes on the Connection Method.  *Note :  (Model #) used in example.  Actual model series number will appear in the setup program.

  9. Setup continues. If the *Select wireless router screen (below) appears, select the wireless router to connect to the printer, enter the Network Key (password) and click Next.

    * The router being used and its network settings determines whether or not this screen appears

  10. Network Connection completed.  Click Next

  11. Drivers install.

  12. Click Add Printer on the Add Printer screen

  13. On the Add screen, select the MG series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column.  Select the Canon MG(Model #) series* in the Use: dropdown list. 

    *Note: the Model series varies by model, MG(Model #) series is used as an example only

  14. Click Next on the Add Printer screen.

  15. Click Next

  16. Setup complete.  Click Next

  17. Select any optional application software desired.  Click Next

  18. Click Next

  19. Click Next or Skip

  20. Click Exit.  


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