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Pixma MG3000 Printer Setup

Pixma Mg3000 Setup involves unpacking, installing the ink, loading papers, and install the driver. The Canon MG3000 printer is compact with complete printing, copying, faxing, and scanning features. This printer is compatible with both USB and wireless connections. You can connect it to both networks and devices wired or wireless. Here are the easy instructions for the basic Canon MG3000 first time setup.

Pixma MG3000 Printer

canon pixma mg3000 printer

canon mg3000 first time setup process

Canon MG3000 First Time Setup

  • To begin with, Pixma MG3000 setup, unpack the brand new MG3000 printer from the packing. Then remove all the tapes and packing materials.
  • Here, ensure that you remove the packing materials of the printer’s surface. Also, check the inner parts like carriage and cartridge slots for any tapes.
  • After that, connect the Canon Power cord between the printer and the wall outlet.
  • Then, turn on your Canon printer. After that, set the Preferences on the Driver installation screen as MG3000 does not have a display. The Preferences Settings include location, date, time, and language.
  • Then, proceed with installing the cartridge.

Note: Connect the Canon MG3000 to the direct power supply to avoid any power fluctuations.

Canon Mg3000 paper and cartridge installation

Usually, you get new Canon cartridges in the pack for the first time installation process. We recommend you to install the original Canon cartridges for the first time setup. Sometimes, the other third-party cartridges may damage the printer heads.

Step1: Initially, open the cartridge access door. Then, remove the tapes and packing materials of the carriage.

Step2: Next, unwrap the Canon ink cartridges from the pack and peel off the plastic tape off the copperhead.

Step3: Now, be careful not to touch the copperheads and install it into the right slots and close the access door.

Step4: Here ensure that you insert them into the right slots. Any misplacement may damage the printer heads.

Step5: Now, proceed with loading the printer with sufficient papers.

Step6: Here, you can use the US Letter sized papers. Now, stack the papers in the paper tray and align them according to the guides on the paper tray.

Step7: Finally, try printing the alignment page to verify cartridge installation and paper loading.

Canon Pixma MG3000 Wifi Setup for Windows and MAC

Now you can connect Canon MG3000 to Wifi, Windows, and MAC wireless easy. Canon Pixma MG3000 Wireless Setup requires Wifi details and the latest Wireless Drivers. Here are the easy instructions for Canon Mg3000 Wifi Setup with Windows/MAC:

Initial MG3000 Wifi Setup

  • To begin with, the Canon Pixma MG3000 wireless setup, push and hold the wireless icon button.
  • Now, the power light blinks twice. Release the Wifi button, and you can see the Wifi light blinking fast.
  • Here, the blinking blue wifi light indicates the active wireless mode on the Canon MG3000. This flashing Wifi light connect Canon MG3000 Printer to Wifi.
  • After that, proceed with connecting the MG3000 printer to Windows/MAC.

Installing MG3000 Setup File

  • Now, download and run the latest and the compatible Wireless Setup File to your MAC or Windows.
  • After that, run the Setup file, installation wizard. Then proceed with the set of Wireless Wizard instructions.
  • Now, the wizard prompts for adding a printer to your computer wireless.
  • Here, from the list of wireless devices, select the Canon Pixma MG3000 printer. It connects MG3000 to the Windows wireless.
  • For any queries on Canon Pixma MG3000 or TS9120 setup wireless printing, call us for assistance.

Canon Mg3000 Password Setup

Canon MG3000 printer has a Settings Administrator password. The password prevents any unauthorized changes in the printer settings. You can change this password shortly with the below steps:

  • To begin with, connect the MG3000 to the network and get the printer IP address.
  • Now, open the printer IP address in a web browser to access the admin menu.
  • Here, select the Security option and then select Administrator Password Setting.
  • In the case of the first-time setup, you can register the device with a new password. If not, you can change the existing administrator password here.
  • Finally, complete the password setup and verify it by accessing the Printer settings.
  • The administrator password is necessary for a few UI/Operation panel/other tools.

canon pixma mg3000 password setup process

canon pixma mg3000 usb setup process

Canon MG3000 USB Setup

You can use the Canon USB cable to connect the printer and the devices. If your router is compatible with the USB cable, you can also use the USB cable to connect the printer to the network. If not, you can use the standard LAN cable or the Ethernet cable. Here are the steps to Connect Canon MG3000 to the Network or the computer with the USB cable.

  • To begin with, the Canon Pixma MG3000 USB setup, connect one end of the USB cable from the printer to the computer. Here, you can use compatible Windows or MAC computers.
  • Then, download the compatible Canon Pixma MG3000 Driver and Software.
  • Now, initiate the software installation wizard. Then follow the instructions on the installation screen to proceed with the driver installation.
  • Here, follow the steps to complete the Canon USB Setup Process.