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Canon’s Pixma MG3600 is a printer that is vastly being used for light works in offices and studios. It produces attractive images with fine details, and the colors are suitable for casual printing. Printing your images is extremely reasonable due to the low cost per print for photos.
Especially if you are a new user of the Canon Pixma MG3600, you will be confused with its all functionalities. As the printer can function wirelessly, setting up the Wi-Fi is as important as printing.
For new users, this article will show you how to do a Canon Pixma MG3600 Wi-Fi setup. As the printer is designed for affordability and is made for light use, you need to learn about the Wi-Fi setup to make the printer free for all.
Setup Canon Pixma MG3600 Wi-Fi
The Canon MG3600 is a popular all-in-one printer that can be easily connected to a Wi-Fi network. This allows you to print, scan, and copy wirelessly from your computer or mobile device. If you are new to the Canon MG3600 printer, here is a guide on how to set up Wi-Fi on your device.
Before you start, make sure that you have the following items ready:
- The Canon MG3600 printer
- A computer or mobile device with Wi-Fi capability
- The printer’s power cord and USB cable
- A router with an active Internet connection
Now follow these steps to set up Canon MG3600 wifi.
Turn ON the printer.
Press and hold the Wi-Fi button for three seconds until you see the power button light blinking. Once it starts blinking, you can release the wifi button.
Press once the color button and then press once the WI-FI button.
Download the Canon Print Inkjet/ SELPHY app for Android or Apple devices.
After downloading the app, go to the Wi-Fi settings and connect to the network for the MG3600 printer. As it does not require any password to connect the printer to your phone or laptop would be easy.
After installing the app and connecting to the network of the printer, open the app. And it should ask you to search for available printers.
Tap search and it will start searching.
After that, the app will ask you about the home network. Select your Wi-Fi home network from the list.
After that type your password for your Wifi home network and press the OK button. It will take some time and it will show a window saying “Settings information has been sent”.
Press OK when you see this message.
Go back to the app and select your printer by pressing on the name. by doing that it will register the printer and it is ready to work.
After doing that your MG3600 printer is now connected to your phone. You can see this screen on your phone.
And your Canon MG3600 Wi-Fi setup is done. Now you can print anything from your phone.
If you still have confusion about the Wi-Fi setup, watch this video to have a visual tutorial on how to do it.
Why is my Canon MG3600 printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?
Check these things:
- Make sure the printer is turned on.
- Check if the WI-Fi lamp is lit on the printer.
- Check for the drivers and the firmware updates.
- Make sure the printer and the wireless router settings match.
- Check for obstructions.
- Make sure the printer is not too far away from the wireless device.
- Check if the computer network settings are correct.
Can I use a Wi-Fi extender to improve the connection on my Canon MG3600 printer?
Yes, you can use a WiFi extender to improve the connection on your Canon MG3600 printer. A WiFi extender can help to extend the range of your Wi-Fi network and improve the signal strength in areas where the signal may be weak.
However, it is important to note that the setup process for a WiFi extender may vary depending on the model and manufacturer. Consult the extender’s manual or online support resources for specific instructions.
Any Wi-Fi setup is stressful if you don’t know how to set it up. Canon Pixma MG3600 is a low-budget printer that is ideal for small offices and homes.
Hopefully, this article will show you the procedures for how to do Canon MG3600 Wi-Fi setup and how you can use the printer via phone or computer.
If you encounter any issues or have any questions during the setup, don’t hesitate to contact Canon support for assistance.