Canon MG3600 Setup | A Step-by-Step Setup Guidance

How to setup Canon MG3600 printerCanon MG3600 is an all-in-one inkjet printer that allows the users to print, fax, copy, and scan from anywhere using the wireless technology. 

But, to make this printer work smoothly and efficiently, the first thing, you have to do is set up the printer. Here, we are going to provide the easy steps through which you set up the printer without much hassle. 

How to Setup Canon MG3600 Printer? 

To perform the Canon MG3600 setup, you can follow the steps stated below. However, before going to perform the steps, remove the protective tape from the packing material to unbox the device. 

Then, remove all the necessary accessories from the box and then place the device in a safe position. After that, collect all the cables that come with your printer. Connect them properly and follow these steps: 

Method 1: Using WPS MethodCanon MG3600 printer setup

You can set up the Canon MG3600 printer easily by using Wi-Fi Protected Setup or WPS method. This method allows the users to connect the printer and computer without using the password and admin name. 

Make sure that your printer has the WPS button and now go through the setup process for the Canon MG3600 printer: 

Step 1: 

In the beginning, turn the printer On and press the Wi-Fi button. Hold it for a few seconds until the ON indicator starts to flash. Afterward, press the Black button and then press the Wi-Fi button once again. 

Step 2: 

After a few seconds, you will see that the Wi-Fi indicator is flashing quickly and the ON indicator is lit. Next, press the WPS button of the router or access point within 2 minutes. 

Now, the device will start to search for the available network. Meanwhile, you will see that the Wi-Fi indicator is flashing continually. The power LED and the Wi-Fi indicator keeps flashing while connecting to the router or access point. 

Step 3: 

Once the device is connected successfully to the router, both the Wi-Fi indicator and Power LED stops to flash and will remain lit. 

Now, you have completed the Canon MG3600 setup. But, in case the device is not connected, you can perform the next method. 

Method 2: Standard Connection Methodsetting up Canon MG3600 Printer

If your router doesn’t have the WPS button, you can perform the steps stated below: 

Step 1: 

First of all, tap on the ‘Start Setup’ option. If you see that you need to update the driver, you can visit the official website of Canon and then download the latest version of the driver. It will take a few minutes to complete the updating process. 

Step 2: 

Now, choose your country and then select the region. Tap on the Next button. Check the box for the terms and conditions to agree to it. Then, click on the Yes button. Afterward, tap on the Next button to allow the Install Wizard process. 

Step 3: 

Next, choose the ‘Wireless LAN Connection’ option and then tap on the Next button. Click on the ‘Connect via wireless router’ and click on the Next. 

Now, confirm that the printer is turned On and then select the ‘Settings printer could not be found on the list’ option. Click on the Next button.

Step 4: 

After that, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the further process. Wait for a few seconds and once you complete the process, tap on the Next button. Lastly, tap on the Exit button to close the window. 

Frequently Asked Question: 

How to Reset a Canon MG3600 Printer? 

You can reset the Canon MG3600 printer going to the Settings window. To do this, press the Stop button from the Operational Panel of the printer and hold it for a few seconds. Once you see that the Alarm indicator flashes 2 times, you can release the Stop button. 

The Settings of your Canon MG3600 printer is now initialized. The admin password set by the IJ Network Tool returns to the default one. After initializing the printer, you have to perform the setup process by following the above-mentioned steps once again.