Set up the PIXMA G3200 Printer for use on a Wireless LAN - Mac

Article ID: ART167508 | Date published: 03/14/2017 | Date last updated: 07/09/2019


mac / Wireless Network


Wireless Setup - Mac OS X Computers

To be able to use the PIXMA G series printer to print or scan wirelessly on a Mac computer, the printer must first be connected to the Wireless Network and software drivers and applications installed on the computer.  The instructions /  screenshots  below show the setup program steps  when using the "Easy Wireless Connect" method to connect to the wireless network.

The setup process consists of 2 parts: 

1. Starting Easy Wireless Connect on the printer, and
2. Downloading and running the setup file to install the drivers and software.


1.  Start  Easy Wireless Connect on the printer.


To place your PIXMA G3200 into Easy Wireless Connect setup mode, follow the steps below.
  1. Press and hold the Wi-Fi button (A) on the printer until the ON lamp (B) flashes.

  2. Press the Color button (C) then the Wi-Fi button (A).

  3. Make sure the Wi-Fi lamp (D) flashes quickly and the ON lamp is lit.

  4. Return to the application screen and proceed with the setup.


2. Download and run the setup file.

Click the "Download" button for the setup file based on your version of macOS installed on your computer.

  1. Start setup.  Click Next on the first screen.


  2. Select Start Setup

  3. Select appropriate region and click Next

  4. Select Yes on the License Agreement.

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

  6. Status check occurs

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

  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 click Next.

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

  9. Network Connection completed.  Click Next

  10. Drivers install.

  11. Click Add Printer on the Add Printer screen

  12. On the Add screen, select the G series with Canon IJ Network listed in the Kind column.  Select the Canon G3000 series* in the Use: dropdown list. 

    *Note: the Model series varies by model,

  13. Click Next on the Add Printer screen.

  14. Click Next

  15. Setup complete.  Click Next

  16. Select any optional application software desired.  Click Next

  17. Click Next

  18. Click Next or Skip

  19. Click Exit.  


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