CANON MG3051 WI-FI SETUP

Canon MG3051 is an all-in-one color printer with Wi-Fi connectivity and cloud features. It comes with optimal high-yield ink cartridges, which are easy to replace. Canon MG3051 is an ideal printer for home users, and is a wireless printer so that it can be easily connected to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and computers. Though it is a wireless printer, it can also be connected using USB. Most people prefer using a Wi-Fi connection. Let’s see the Wi-Fi setup procedure for the Canon MG3051 printer.

CANON MG3051 WI-FI SETUP

WPS connection method:

Before you start, make sure that the access point or router has a physical WPS Push button.

  • Check whether the router is connected to the printer and the WPS button is ready to use.
  • On your printer, press the Wireless button until the second light flashes.
  • Now, press the Color button and again press the Wireless button until the fourth light flashes.
  • Press the Color button on your printer and ensure that the ON light and the second light flash.
CANON MG3051 WI-FI SETUP
  • On the wireless router, press the WPS button.
  • The blue Wi-Fi light will continuously flash while searching. The Power and Wi-Fi lights will flash when connecting to the router or access point.
  • After successful connection, the Power and Wi-Fi lights stop flashing and remain lit.

Wireless Network Settings Confirmation:

To check whether the printer is connected to your Wi-Fi network, follow these steps:

  • Make sure that your printer is turned on.
  • Check whether the paper is loaded and the cartridges are installed.
  • Press the Wi-Fi button on the printer until the lamp flashes.
  • Press the Color button.
  • Press the Wi-Fi button twice.
  • Press the Color or Black button to print.
  • Try printing a network configuration report to check if the wireless network works fine without any issues.

Driver Downloading Steps:

  • Go to the default web browser on your computer.
  • Visit the official Canon MG3051 printer website.
  • Select the OS family and OS version and click OK.
  • Look for the Full Driver and software package.
  • Select the language.
  • Agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Click on the Download button beside the required driver for your printer.

Standard Connection method:

Windows Users:

  • Double-click on the downloaded file and click Start Setup.
  • Select your region and country and click Next.
  • Read the License Agreement and click Yes.
  • If you wish to take part in an extended survey program, click Agree.
  • Otherwise, click Do not agree.
  • Click on Deactivate the block and click Next.
  • Select Wireless LAN Connection and click Next.
  • Ensure your printer is on and click Next.
  • The software will detect the printer.
  • Select your printer from the list and click Next to continue with the software installation.
  • The printer driver will install and register on your computer.
  • Click Execute and start the Print Head Alignment on your printer.
  • After the Print head alignment is completed, click Next.
CANON MG3051 WI-FI SETUP
  • Click Execute to perform the test print.
  • Once done, click Next.
  • The setup for your printer is now complete.
  • Click Next to see other software installation options.
  • Select any additional software from the list and click Next and follow the other on-screen instructions.
CANON MG3051 WI-FI SETUP

Mac Users:

  • Double-click on the downloaded printer driver file.
  • Again double-click on the Setup icon to start the setup and click Open.
  • Type the Username and Password and click Install Helper.
  • On the next screen, click Start Setup.
  • Select your region and country and click Next.
  • Read the terms of the license agreement and click Yes.
  • If you wish to take part in an extended survey program, click Agree.
  • Otherwise, click Do not agree.
  • If your printer is already connected, click Yes.

Mac Users:

  • If your printer is not connected, select the Wireless LAN Connectionoption and click Next.
  • If your printer is powered ON, click Next.
  • If your printer is connected to the computer, click Next.
  • The printer driver will now install on your computer.
  • Click Allow after the laptop is reconnected to your wireless network.
  • Click Add Printer.
  • Just follow the rest of the on-screen instructions until you are ready to perform the test print.
  • Once done, click Next.
  • The Wi-Fi setup for Canon MG3051 is now complete.
CANON MG3051 WI-FI SETUP

Follow the above steps for performing the Wi-Fi setup for the Canon MG3051 printer.