How To Do The Canon Pixma Mg3500 Printer Setup?

Canon PIXMA MG3500 is an All-in-One series printer. Setting up this printer is quite simple than you think. As it supports Wi-Fi, you can perform the wireless setup for easy printing. For detailed instructions about the Canon PIXMA MG3500 printer setup, go through the steps given below.

Canon Pixma Mg3500 Printer Setup

Unboxing and turning on the printer:

  • Start by unpacking your printer from the package.
  • You will get the following box contents:
  • Power cord
  • FINE cartridges
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Manuals
  • Next, remove the protective tapes and covers from the inside and outside of the printer.
  • Once you’ve removed all the packing materials from the printer, connect one end of the provided power cord to the power port at the rear side of your printer.
  • Connect the other end of the power cord to a wall outlet and press the ON button to turn on the printer.
  • Wait until the ON lamp turns solid green.

Installing the FINE ink cartridges:

  • Open the paper output tray and lower the output cover.
  • Lower the cartridge lock cover and open the print head cover if it doesn’t open automatically.
  • Unpack the FINE ink cartridges and remove the protective seals from them.
  • Insert the color ink cartridge into the left slot and the black ink cartridge into the right slot of the print head holder.
  • Push the cartridges until you hear the click sound.
  • Lift the cartridge lock lever and close the paper output cover.

You have now installed the FINE ink cartridges on your printer. Continue reading the steps to know how to load the paper and install software to finish the Canon PIXMA MG3500 printer setup.

Loading print media:

  • With the paper output tray closed, pull out the paper support.
  • Slide apart the paper guides.
  • Fan a paper stack and load it into the tray.
  • Adjust the paper stack with the paper guides.
  • Now, open the paper output tray and the paper output support.

Installing the printer software:

  • Usually, you can install the printer software on your computer using the Setup CD-ROM.
  • If your computer doesn’t support the CD-ROM, open the default browser and go to the official Canon site.
  • Input your printer’s model number in the search field.
  • Click the printer model from the search result.
  • Click the Drivers & Downloads tab and wait until your OS version is detected automatically.
  • Choose the required driver from the displayed list and click the Download button.
  • After completing the download, run the driver file to begin the installation.
  • Agree to the EULA and follow the instructions in the setup wizard to finish the driver installation.
  • Finally, verify your printer functionality.

You have now completed the Canon Pixma Mg3500 printer setup.