Wi-Fi Printer Setup With Windows PC - PIXMA MG3020, MG3022

Article ID: ART166612 | Date published: 09/20/2016 | Date last updated: 02/21/2020


Learn how set up your PIXMA MG3020 or MG3022 printer to use on a wireless network (LAN).


Communicate with your Windows computer by connecting the printer to your router to access the network.

Video Watch a video about the Easy Wireless Connect Method on a Windows computer.

There are two parts to the setup process:

  1. Start the setup process on your printer.
  2. Download and install the setup software on your computer.

1. Start the setup process on your printer

  1. Press and hold the Wireless button (A) on your printer panel until the Wireless lamp (B) flashes.

  2. Press the Color button (C).

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

  4. Press the Color button (C).

    Image of printer LED screen showing the following steps:

2. Download and install the setup software on your computer

Follow the instructions below to set up the printer:

  1. Get the setup file.

  2. Read the information, then select the Download button to start the setup (or insert the Setup CD in the computer's CD drive).

  3. Select Start Setup.

    Image of Start Setup screen

 The Use the updated software found on internet checkbox won't appear if you download the setup file from our website. This option will only appear if you use the Setup CD that came with your printer.

  1. Choose the appropriate region, then select Next.

    Image of Select Country or Region screen
  2. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

    Image of License Agreement screen
  3. Select Agree or Do Not Agree to the Survey.

    Image of Extended Survey Program screen
  4. Select Next on the Firewall Settings screen.

    Image of Firewall Settings screen
  5. Select Yes on the Connection Method screen.
    Note The Model # is used as an example. Your actual model series number will appear in the setup program.

    Image of Check the Connections Method screen
  6. 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.
    Note Your router and network settings determine whether or not this screen appears.

    Image of Select wireless router screen
  7. Setup continues. Wait for it to finish.

    Image of Setting Up screen
  8. Network Connection completes. Select Next.

    Image of Network Connection completed screen.
  9. Setup completes. Select Next. You are almost finished.

    Image of Setup Complete screen

 If you want this printer to be the default printer, select Set as default printer.

  1. Select any optional application software you want to add (click the checkbox to add, or click it again to remove an item), then select Next.

    Image of Software Installation List screen
  2. Select Next on the You Can Print... screen.

    Image of You Can Print from a Smartphone or Tablet screen  that includes Instructions and Network Information buttons
  3. Click Next or Skip on the User Registration screen.

    Image of User Registration information screen
  4. Select Exit. Installation is complete. You are ready to print wirelessly.

    Image of Installation completed successfully screen

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