Set up the PIXMA MG3200 Series Printer for use via Wi-Fi - Windows (Standalone MP Drivers)

Article ID: ART180653 | Date published: 03/15/2022 | Date last updated: 03/15/2022
 

Description

This article will show you how to install the drivers for the PIXMA MG3200 series printer on a Windows PC so that it can be used via Wi-Fi.

Solution

The PIXMA MG3220 can be set up for use via Wi-Fi using the MP Drivers available on the Canon USA website. To use the MP Drivers to set up your printer use via Wi-Fi, follow the steps below.

  1. Click here.

  2. Click Select to the right of the MG3220 series MP Drivers.

    Click Select

  3. Click Download.

    Click Download

  4. Save the file to your computer, then open it. If prompted to provide permission, click Allow or the appropriate affirmative option.

  5. Click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  6. Select your place of residence, then click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  7. Read through the License Agreement.  Click Yes to proceed.  If you click No, the installation will not proceed.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to proceed

    The MP Drivers will be installed. This may take several minutes.

  8. On the Connection Method screen, select Use the printer with wireless LAN connection and click Next.

    Select Use the printer with wireless LAN connection, then click Next (outlined in red)

  9. With the printer powered on, select Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

    The computer will search for the printer on your wireless network.

    Searching for printers on the network

    If the printer is already on the network, the installer will proceed. It may take a few minutes for the next screen to appear.

     If your printer is not detected on the network, make sure that the computer has reconnected to the correct network. Also, you may need to temporarily disable any firewall software, or you may need to open blocked ports in the firewall. If your PC is connected to a VPN (Virtual Private Network), temporarily disconnect from the VPN and try the setup again.

  10. If the printer has never been configured to connect to your wireless network, the following screen will appear. Select Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  11. Connect a USB cable to the printer and the computer.

    Connect a USB cable to the printer and the computer

    The printer will look for available wireless networks.

    Searching for wireless networks

  12. You'll be asked to confirm to connect the printer to the displayed wireless network. If this window shows the name of your network, select Yes. If it does not, select No.

    Select Yes or No depending on if the correct wireless network name is shown in this window

  13. If you select No, a list of detected wireless networks will appear. Select your network from the list, then type your network password into the Network Key: field. Select Connect to send the network information to the printer.

    Select your network, enter the network password, then click Connect (outlined in red)

    The computer will send the network information to the printer via the USB cable.

    Communicating with the printer via USB

  14. After a few moments, the following screen will appear. Disconnect the USB cable, then select Next.

    Disconnect the USB cable and click Next (outlined in red)

  15. When the following screen appears, click Complete.

    The setup has been completed

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.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

Link to Canon Community Forum


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