Wireless Setup on a Mac - PIXMA MG3020, MG3022

Article ID: ART166611 | Date published: 09/20/2016 | Date last updated: 04/08/2020


Wirelessly setup from your Mac to connect a PIXMA MG3020 or MG3022 to a wireless network.


Follow the steps below to set up your PIXMA printer on a Wi-Fi network so you can easily manage it from a Mac®.

There are two parts to the setup:

  1. Start the setup process on your printer.

  2. Download and run the setup file on your computer.

Video You can also view a video of the setup process.

1. Start the setup process on your printer

  1. Press and hold the Wireless button (A) until the Wireless lamp (B) flashes.

  2. Press the Color button (C).

  3. Press the Wireless button repeatedly until the Network lamp (D) lights up.

  4. Press the Color button.

    Image shows the written steps 1-4 above

2. Download and run the setup file on your computer

  1. Get the setup file, read the information, then select the Download button to begin the download.

  2. Select Start Setup from the first screen.

    Start Setup button selected
  3. Select the region where you live, then Next.

  4. Read the License Agreement, then select Yes.

  5. Select Do not agree or Agree to the Extended Survey Program.

  6. You will see the Status Check screen. Wait for the process to finish.

    Checking the printer status
  7. Select Yes on the Connection Method screen. The (Model #) is used as an example. Your actual model series number will appear in the setup program.

    Check the Connection Method screen with Yes selected
  8. 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 select Next.
    * Your router and its network settings determine whether or not this screen appears.

    Canon MG(Model #) series selected under Name
  9. Network Connection completed. Select Next.

    Connect completed screen with Next selected
  10. You will see a screen indicating that the driver install is progressing. Wait for the process to finish.

    Install progress screen shown
  11. Select Add Printer.

    Add Printer selected
  12. On the Add screen, select the MG series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column. Select your Canon MG(Model #) series in the Use: drop-down list.
    Note The Model series varies by model. MG (Model #) series is used here as an example only.

    Add screen with Canon MG(Model #) series selected and Add button selected at bottom right
  13. Select Next on the Add Printer screen.

  14. On the Test Print screen, choose Execute to run a test print, or skip it and select Next.

  15. When you see the setup complete screen, select Next. You are almost finished.

    Sestup Complete screen, next selected
  16. Select any optional application software desired, then select Next.

    Software installation list with selections checked. Next button selected at bottom right
  17. From the You Can Print... screen, select Next.

  18. From the User Registration screen, select Next or Skip.

  19. Select Exit. Installation is complete.

    Exit screen with Exit selected

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