To connect a Canon TS3522 printer to Wi-Fi, ensure the printer is powered on and ready. Press the “Wi-Fi” button on the printer until the indicator light blinks. Access your device’s Wi-Fi settings, select the network named “Canon_ij_Setup,” and enter the default password. Open a web browser and type “ij.start.canon” in the address bar. Follow the on-screen prompts to choose your region, select the printer model, and connect it to your Wi-Fi network by entering your network’s password. Once connected, the printer should be accessible over Wi-Fi from your devices for seamless printing. In this digital age, wireless connectivity has become necessary in almost every aspect of our lives, including printing. If you own a Canon TS3522 printer and want to connect it to your WiFi network, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we will guide you through connecting your Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi step by step. So let’s get started!
Step 1: Prepare for the Setup
Before you begin the WiFi setup process, make sure you have the following items ready:
- A Canon TS3522 printer (ensure it is turned on and has ink and paper).
- A computer or mobile device with WiFi capabilities.
- Your WiFi network name (SSID) and password.
Step 2: Access the Printer’s Control Panel
You need to access its control panel to connect your Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi. Follow these steps:
- Ensure that your printer is turned on.
- Locate the control panel on the printer. It is usually a small screen with buttons or a touchscreen interface.
Step 3: Select WiFi Setup
Once you have accessed the control panel, follow these instructions:
- On the control panel, navigate to the WiFi setup menu. Look for an icon or option labeled “WiFi” or “Network Settings.”
- Select the WiFi setup option.
Step 4: Choose a Connection Method
After selecting the WiFi setup option, you will be presented with different connection methods. Choose the “Wireless LAN Setup” option.
Step 5: Connect to WiFi Network
Now, you will need to select your WiFi network and enter the password. Follow these steps:
- The printer will display a list of available WiFi networks. Locate your network name (SSID) from the list.
- Select your WiFi network from the list.
- If your network is secured with a password (usually the case), you will be prompted to enter the password. Use the on-screen keyboard or buttons to enter the password correctly.
- Once you have entered the password, select “OK” or “Connect” to proceed.
Step 6: Complete the Setup
After connecting to the WiFi network, your Canon TS3522 printer will attempt to establish a connection. Once the connection is established, you may see a confirmation message on the printer’s control panel. Additionally, the WiFi indicator on the printer will light up to indicate a successful connection.
Step 7: Test the Connection
To ensure your Canon TS3522 printer is correctly connected to WiFi, print a test page or document wirelessly from your computer or mobile device. If the printout is successful, congratulations! You have successfully connected your Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Can I connect the Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi without using a computer?
You can connect the Canon TS3522 printer to WiFi using a computer, mobile device, or even directly from the printer’s control panel.
What should I do if I cannot find my WiFi network during setup?
Ensure that your WiFi network is functioning correctly and within range. Check if the SSID is being broadcasted and the printer is within range of the network. If you need help finding your network, consult the printer’s user manual or contact Canon support for further assistance.
Can I connect the Canon TS3522 printer to a different WiFi network?
Yes, you want to connect your printer to a different WiFi network. In that case, you can go through the setup process again and select the new network during Step 5.
What if I forget my WiFi password?
If you forget your WiFi password, you can usually retrieve it from your router’s settings or contact your Internet service provider for assistance. Once you have the correct password, you can re-enter it during the printer setup process.
Can I connect multiple devices to the same Canon TS3522 printer over WiFi?
Yes, once your Canon TS3522 printer is connected to WiFi, multiple devices within the same network can send print jobs to the printer wirelessly. Ensure the printer is shared on the network and the necessary printer drivers are installed on each device.
How can I change the WiFi network settings on my Canon TS3522 printer?
Suppose you want to change the WiFi network settings on your Canon TS3522 printer. In that case, you can access the printer’s control panel, navigate to the WiFi setup menu, and follow the steps outlined in this blog post. Select the “Wireless LAN Setup” option and choose the new WiFi network you want to connect to.