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How to Connect Canon Pixma G3000 Printer to WiFi?

We have a Canon Pixma G3000 printer that is a multifunction device that can print, scan, copy, fax, and send emails. It also has a wireless network connection feature that allows it to connect to the internet.

Quick Answer: As far as we saw in our printer, we noticed there are three ways to connect this device to the internet. The first way is to use a cable or a wire which connects the device to the computer. The second way is to use a Wi-Fi dongle. The third way is to connect the device to a router that has a wireless modem.

We’ll only talk about how you can connect your canon G3000 Printer wirelessly with any device. Without any more fluff, let’s get straight into the solution.

Setup Your Canon G3000 Printer To WiFi

Step by Step guide for Canon G3000 Printer WiFi Setup

To begin the process of connecting your printer with WiFi, Download the Canon Print App for your Android from Google Play and iPhone from the Apple store. You’ll also need the WiFi password to connect with your Printer. The password is the serial number of your printer, note down this serial number to use as a password. It is best to connect your phone wifi with the printer’s wifi. After you press the wifi button, you’ll see the network appear in your available network of WiFi. Follow the instructions below to connect with your printer successfully.

  • Turn on the Printer
  • Press and hold the WiFi Button
  • Go to WiFi settings and connect with the WiFi
  • Open the App and Click on register printer from the top left corner
  • If you’re still connected with wifi of your printer, you’ll see your printer name
  • Connect and set your printer name
  • Congratulations, your printer is now connected to your smartphone
  • Conduct a test print to see if everything is ok

Check the printer for successful connection 

To ensure the Wi-Fi setup has been done properly, start the printing process.

  1. Take some A4 size paper and put it in the paper tray.
  2. To give the papers proper support, slide the paper guide back towards them.
  3. Open the output tray gently.
  4. Press the print button and print normally.
  5. If you can access your printer from your computer that means the Printer wireless setup is successfully done.

If you follow the steps correctly, you will be able to connect the printer to the wi-fi easily, but be careful while setting the printer otherwise you may face an unexpected error.

How to connect Canon G3000 Printer to Windows Laptop/PC 

If you own a computer and a printer, you probably already know that you can print files from your computer. You may even use your printer to create documents. However, the Canon G-series multifunction printer has its own unique features. It can print from multiple devices, including an Apple device or an Android, and you can print wirelessly using your laptop.

Follow this step by process to successfully connect your canon printer with a laptop.

  • Turn on the printer and press the WiFi button
  • Turn on the WiFi and connect your laptop with the Printer’s Wifi
  • Go to the Drivers and Printer setting and click on add a printer
  • Youll see your printer name, click on it and click on Next
  • Now your printer is connected, you can either print a test page or you can close the tab.

How to Connect Canon Wireless G3000 Printer to mac

The Canon printer can be connected to a Windows PC as well as Mac. To connect with the Mac for the first time, make sure your OS is updated to the latest version.

Here are the simple steps to connect Canon wireless printer to Mac:

  • Turn on your Canon printer.
  • Tap and hold the Wi-Fi button and wait until the alarm lamp blinks once.
  • From your mac, go to system preferences and click on print and scan.
  • From this tab, click on the + button to add a new printer.
  • It will conduct a search and show you the printer name.
  • Select your printer name and click on Add.
  • Now the printer is added to your MacBook.
  • You can also access the Scan function, by clicking on Scan.
  • Place something on your scanner and hit on scan to scan your documents.

Now your Mac device is successfully connected to your Canon printer. You can now access the printer to print, scan anytime.

How to Fix Canon G3000 Printer not Connecting to WiFi?

Sometimes running a printer is fun and productive and sometimes you end up running a problem like your Printer is not connecting with the WiFi. You may have reset the router or your PC has run into a failure that ended up disconnecting the connected printers. Maybe your printer has run into a system failure and caused this problem. In this situation, the only solution is to reset the printer’s wifi and reconnect it with all your devices.

To reset the Canon Pixma G3000 Printer’s WiFi, Follow the steps below

  • Turn on the Printer
  • Press and hold the WiFi button unit the power button start blinking
  • Tap on the color button and tap on the WiFi button once
  • You’ll see the power Led will stop blinking and the WiFi Led will start blinking
  • This means the WiFi settings are now reset to default
  • You can reconnect all your devices just like you did earlier.

If you still can’t connect your printer with the WiFi, contact canon support and ask them to fix this.

Wrapping up

With that being said, we’ve come to the end of our solution for connecting canon printers to WiFi.

I really believe that this article helped you to solve the problems regarding connecting your printer with WiFi.

If that’s the case, I would love to hear your opinion. Feel free to leave a comment below.

Have a good day.

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