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How to Connect Canon TS3522 Printer to WiFi

How to Connect Canon TS3522 Printer to WiFi
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Connecting your printer to WiFi can totally change your printing experience, letting you print documents from any device in your network without dealing with tangled cords and cables. This guide will take you through the easy steps on how to connect Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi, ensuring a smooth setup process. Whether you’re a tech expert or a complete beginner, you’ll find this tutorial simple and super helpful. Let’s jump in and make your printing tasks smoother and more efficient with wireless connectivity.

Preparing Your Printer for WiFi Connection

Preparing Your Printer for WiFi Connection

  1. Plug In and Power On: Connect the power cord to the printer and plug it into an electrical outlet. Press the power button to turn on the printer.
  2. Install Ink Cartridges: Open the printer cover, insert the provided ink cartridges into their respective slots, and close the cover.
  3. Load Paper: Open the paper tray, adjust the guides, and load plain paper into the tray. Close the tray securely.
  4. Access Printer Settings: Use the printer’s control panel to navigate to the setup or settings menu.
  5. Select WiFi Setup: Choose the WiFi setup option from the settings menu to begin the wireless connection process.
  6. Ensure WiFi Network Availability: Confirm that your WiFi network is active and within range of the printer.
  7. Gather Network Credentials: Have your WiFi network name (SSID) and password ready for the connection process.

How to Connect Canon TS3522 Printer to WiFi via Printer’s Control Panel

Connecting Canon TS3522 Printer to WiFi via Printer’s Control Panel

  1. Turn On the Printer: Ensure the Canon TS3522 printer is powered on.
  2. Access Menu: Press the “Menu” button on the printer’s control panel to access the main menu.
  3. Navigate to Settings: Use the arrow buttons to navigate to the “Settings” or “Setup” option and press “OK” or “Select.”
  4. Select WiFi Setup: Find and select the “WiFi Setup” option from the settings menu.
  5. Choose WiFi Network: The printer will search for available WiFi networks. Select your WiFi network (SSID) from the list of detected networks.
  6. Enter Password: Use the control panel to enter your WiFi network password. Use the arrow keys and “OK” button to input characters.
  7. Confirm Connection: After entering the password, confirm the connection by pressing “OK.” The printer will attempt to connect to the WiFi network.
  8. Wait for Confirmation: Wait for a message on the printer’s display indicating that the connection to the WiFi network is successful.
  9. Print Network Configuration Page: Optionally, print a network configuration page to confirm the printer’s IP address and network status.
  10. Complete Setup: Once connected, your printer is ready for wireless printing. Proceed to install the printer drivers and software on your computer if not already done.

Connecting Canon TS3522 Printer to WiFi Using WPS Method

Connecting Canon TS3522 Printer to WiFi Using WPS Method

  1. Ensure Compatibility: Make sure your router supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup).
  2. Turn On the Printer: Ensure your Canon TS3522 printer is powered on.
  3. Access WPS Button: Locate the WPS button on your wireless router.
  4. Activate WPS on Printer: On the printer’s control panel, press and hold the “WiFi” button until the WiFi indicator light flashes.
  5. Initiate WPS on Router: Within 2 minutes, press the WPS button on your router. The WPS indicator on the router will start blinking.
  6. Connect to WiFi: The printer will automatically search for the WPS signal and attempt to connect to the WiFi network. The WiFi indicator on the printer will stop flashing and remain lit once the connection is successful.
  7. Confirm Connection: Check the printer’s display for a confirmation message indicating that the connection is successful.
  8. Print Network Configuration Page: Optionally, print a network configuration page to confirm the printer’s IP address and network status.
  9. Complete Setup: Your Canon TS3522 printer is now connected to the WiFi network and ready for wireless printing. Ensure printer drivers and software are installed on your computer if not already done.

Troubleshooting Common WiFi Connection Issues

Troubleshooting Common WiFi Connection Issues

  1. Check Power Supply: Ensure both the printer and the router are powered on and functioning correctly.
  2. Verify WiFi Signal: Confirm that the WiFi signal is strong enough. Move the printer closer to the router if necessary.
  3. Restart Devices: Power cycle your printer, router, and computer. This can resolve many connectivity issues.
  4. Re-enter WiFi Details: Double-check and re-enter your WiFi network name (SSID) and password on the printer.
  5. Update Firmware: Ensure your printer firmware and router firmware are up-to-date. Download updates from the manufacturer’s website if needed.
  6. Reset Network Settings: Reset the printer’s network settings and try reconnecting to the WiFi network.
  7. Check Router Settings: Ensure your router is not limiting the number of devices that can connect. Disable MAC address filtering if enabled.
  8. Use WPS Connection: If available, try connecting using the WPS method as an alternative to manual entry.
  9. Firewall and Security Settings: Temporarily disable firewall and security software to see if they are blocking the connection.
  10. Printer’s IP Address: Make sure the printer’s IP address is correctly assigned and not conflicting with another device.
  11. Consult Printer Manual: Refer to the printer’s user manual for specific error messages and troubleshooting steps.
  12. Contact Support: If all else fails, reach out to Canon customer support for professional assistance.

Final Steps and Testing the Connection

  1. Verify Printer Status: Check the printer’s display to confirm it shows as connected to the WiFi network.
  2. Install Printer Software: Ensure that the necessary printer drivers and software are installed on your computer. Visit Canon’s website for the latest versions if needed.
  3. Add Printer to Computer:
    On Windows: Go to “Settings” > “Devices” > “Printers & scanners” > “Add a printer or scanner” and select your Canon TS3522.
    On Mac: Go to “System Preferences” > “Printers & Scanners” > click the “+” button and select your Canon TS3522.
  4. Print a Test Page:
    Open a document or image on your computer.
    Select “Print” and choose your Canon TS3522 from the list of available printers.
    Print a test page to ensure the printer is functioning correctly.
  5. Check Printer Status on Computer: Verify that the printer shows as “Online” in your computer’s printer settings.
  6. Confirm Network Settings: Use the printer’s control panel to print a network configuration page. Check that the network settings (IP address, SSID) match your WiFi network.
  7. Test Wireless Printing from Multiple Devices: Try printing from another device (e.g., smartphone, tablet) connected to the same WiFi network to ensure the printer is accessible to all devices.
  8. Update Printer Firmware: If available, update the printer’s firmware to the latest version via the Canon website or the printer’s control panel.
  9. Check for Connectivity Issues: Ensure there are no error messages on the printer’s display. Resolve any connectivity issues as needed.
  10. Contact Support if Needed: If you encounter any problems during testing, refer to the user manual or contact Canon customer support for assistance.

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Connecting your Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi allows for wireless printing from any device within your network, eliminates the need for cables, and enhances convenience and efficiency.
Ensure you have a stable WiFi network, know your network name (SSID) and password, and have your Canon TS3522 printer powered on and in range of your WiFi signal.
Yes, installing the Canon printer driver and software on your computer or mobile device is recommended to ensure proper functionality and access to all features.
Yes, once your printer is connected to the WiFi network, any device on the same network can print to it, provided they have the necessary drivers and software installed.
If you are still facing issues while connecting, contact our expert through live chat or at you can call us on our mobile number given on site.

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