Connecting Your Printer to a Wireless LAN (WPS PIN Code) - MG3100 Series

Article ID: ART177129 | Date published: 07/17/2020 | Date last updated: 07/17/2020


This article shows how to start a wireless connection of your PIXMA MG3100 series printer to a wireless LAN using the WPS PIN code method.


You can connect your PIXMA MG3120 / MG3122 to a wireless router by entering the printer's WPS PIN code into the router's internal settings. Follow the steps below to use this method to establish a wireless connection between the printer and your network.

  1. Make sure that the LED (Light Emitting Diode) is lit as shown in the illustration below.

  2. Press and hold the Maintenance button (A) on the printer (for about 5 seconds).

    Press and hold the Maintenance button (A) for about 5 seconds

  3. Make sure that the bottom segment of the LED (Light Emitting Diode) flashes.

    The bottom segment of the LED (shown lit) should be flashing

  4. Press the Color button. The wireless connection setting information including the PIN code will be printed.

    Press the Color button

  5. You will need to enter the PIN code into the router's internal settings. Please refer to the documentation that came with your wireless router for instructions on entering this informaiton.

  6. Press the SCAN button on the printer.

    Press the SCAN button

  7. Make sure that the the LED (Light Emitting Diode) begins flashing. The bottom segment will flash, then the middle segment, followed by the top segment. The middle segment is lit in the illustration below.

    The middle segment of the LED is lit in this image, but it will flash after the lower segment

  8. When the wireless connection has been established, the LED (Light Emitting Diode) lights up for about 3 seconds, then changes to "1" as shown in the illustration below. Make sure that the Wi-Fi lamp (blue) of the printer is lit.

    Three segments of the LED will light, then "1" will appear

The printer is now connected to your wireless network.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

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