Canon TS3100 Setup & Operation

The printer delivers print, copy, and scan functions. Canon TS3100 Setup uses two cartridges to print and copy documents. Install the black cartridge and the color cartridge to start printing. Its printing speed is 7.7 ppm, and it works with Windows and Mac operating systems.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Unboxing Setup

  • The Canon Pixma TS3100 printer should be unpacked after purchasing it.
  • Cut the seal of the package using a knife.
  • Open the package and check if the user manual, installation guide, power cord, and two cartridges are present.
  • Take the printer out of the printer box and remove the plastic cover present around it.
  • Place the Canon printer on a steady surface. This will reduce the chance of damage.
  • Remove the orange tapes present inside and outside the printer.
  • Attach the power cable between your printer and power supply.
  • Turn on the printer with the help of the Power button.
Unbox Canon TS3100 Setup

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Driver & Manual Download

The driver acts as the mediator between your printer and computer. It lets them communicate and coordinate print jobs. There are two drivers, namely the XPS and the MP. You can download the driver from the manufacturer’s site or install it using the installation CD. The manual is an all-in-one guide that contains all the guidelines required to set up a printer and use it. It is provided at the time of purchase, and can also be downloaded from the internet.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Printhead

There are times when the printhead needs cleaning. The instructions given below will help you clean the printheads of your canon printer.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Printhead Cleaning

There are two types of cleaning processes which are Cleaning and Deep Cleaning.


  • You have to launch the Canon IJ Printer Assistant Tool.
  • Tap the Cleaning option and choose ink group from the Printhead Cleaning dialog box for cleaning it.
  • Press the Execute option and the cleaning process starts.
  • After cleaning, select the OK option when a confirmation window is displayed.

Deep Cleaning:

  • For initiating a deep cleaning procedure, open the Canon IJ Printer Assistant Tool.
  • Select the Deep Cleaning option and tap Execute.
  • The OK option should be chosen in the Confirmation window that appears after the Deep Cleaning process is complete.
  • Print a check Pattern to verify whether the cleaning has been done properly.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Print

Print jobs can also be assigned from your computer to the printer. Go through the guidelines below to know how to do it.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Print From Computer

  • Verify whether the canon TS3100 printer is turned on.
  • Extend the input tray and load papers of appropriate size in it. Make sure you align the papers before you place them.
  • The succeeding step is to launch the Printer Driver’s Setup screen on your computer.
  • Choose the Frequently Used Settings tab to modify a few settings.
  • The settings that we use can be changed by navigating to the common Used Settings option under the Quick Setup tab.
  • You will get access to settings such as Additional Features, Media Type, and Printer Paper Size as it will go back to its predefined values.
  • There are three print qualities to choose from, they are High, Standard, or Draft. Tap the OK button and open a file to print.
  • Go to File and click Print.

Ij Start Canon TS3100 Copy

Copying involves making duplicate copies of the original document for reference. Learn how to copy with the Canon TS3100 Setup using the steps specified below.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Copy Documents

  • Turn on the Canon printer using the Power button.
  • Open the input tray and place plain papers after aligning them on a flat surface.
  • Position the original document on the platen.
  • Tap the Color button for copying in color and the Black button for copying in black & white.
  • If you want to print multiple copies, then press the Color or Black button repeatedly.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Copy Photos

  • Copying using photo papers is the same as copying with plain papers.
  • The only difference is that the size of photo papers is different from that of normal paper.
  • Turn on your printer and load your input tray with photo papers.
  • You can position either KG or Square papers in the tray.
  • The next step is to place the original image on the platen.
  • Tap the color or Black button based on your choice.
  • The image will be copied and printed successfully.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Copy Using Smartphone/Tablet

  • If you want to copy using your smartphone or tablet, then download the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app on your device.
  • If you are an android user, navigate to the Google Play Store and download it.
  • iOS users can download and install the app from the App Store.
  • Open the app and register your Canon printer.
  • Stack papers on the input tray after extending it.
  • The item to be scanned should be positioned on the platen.
  • Choose the Copy option in the app, key in the paper size and other settings.
  • Select the Color Copy or Black Copy option to initiate the copying process.
Remote Copying Function On Canon Pixma TS3100

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Scan

Scanning changes the hard copy into a soft one. You can either use the Scan button or Scan software to initiate the scanning process. Proceed with the steps below to start scanning.

Scan From Computer To Canon TS3100 Setup

  • To begin the scanning process, turn on the Canon TS3100 printer and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.
  • You find the scanner lid on top of the printer, raise it and mount the document on the platen.
  • Papers should be placed on the glass along with the arrow marks. After completing the process, close the lid.
  • Click Start on your Windows computer and search for Scan in the search bar. Select the Windows Fax and Scan option.
  • The Scan icon displays on the screen. If you wish to change the Scan Settings, do so and click Scan.
  • You can find the Scan documents in the Destination folder.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Scan Using Smartphone/Tablet

  • Configure the printer hardware to start scanning from a Smartphone. After configuring, establish the network connection using the Wi-FI Direct option.
  • Press the Wi-Fi Direct button for at least two minutes and release it once the icon flashes. After completing the connection process, go back to the Smartphone.
  • The printer supports the Canon Print Inkjet app. Install the printer and register the name to the app when it is in use.
  • Enable the app and establish a network connection. Place the document on the platen and tap the Scan icon on the app.
  • The printer starts to scan from the mobile.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Wireless Connection

To print documents or images from any device, you can establish a wireless connection on the Canon TS3100 printer.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Wireless Direct

  • Before you start the process, turn on the Canon TS3100 printer by pressing the Power button.
  • You will see the ON lamp on the printer.
  • Press the Stop button if the ON lamp is flashing.
  • Once the printhead alignment is done, search for the Direct button on the Canon TS3100 Setup's control panel.
  • This button will be indicated with a symbol similar to a smartphone.
  • Long-press the Direct button for a few seconds.
  • Once the Direct icon flashes on the panel, release the button.
  • Now, ensure that the Wi-Fi Frequency icon and two horizontal bars are flashing on the panel.
  • Enable the internet access on your computer and connect it to your Canon printer with the prefix name Direct.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Mobile Printing

ij start Canon ts100 mobile printing can be done using the Canon PRINT Inkjet or SELPHY application. This application is available in Google Play & Apple Store for download.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Apple Airprint

  • To perform the Print operation using AirPrint, you have to connect your printer and iPhone to the same wireless network.
  • Once you switch on your printer, check if there is enough paper in the input tray and the ink cartridge is full.
  • On your iPhone, open the photo or document you want to print.
  • You will find a Menu icon at the bottom of the screen, tap it and press Print.
  • Choose your printer name from Printer or Printer Options.
  • Now, the printer prints the photo you have selected.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 Google Cloud Print

To print using the Google Cloud Print feature, you need a Google account. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your Personal Computer.

  • Choose the Sign In Chrome option from the Chrome window. Enter your Google account by typing the username and password.
  • Click on the Settings icon from the Chrome tab. To view the information, choose the Show Advanced Settings option.
  • Select the Manage Cloud Print Devices option and click the Add Printer option when the Canon TS3100 printer appears in the list of devices.
  • Select the OK button on the Confirmation message that displays on your computer.
  • Make sure that the Wi-Fi icon blinks for about three times on the printer’s LCD screen. The registration process gets complete after you tap the Network button.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Pixma Cloud Link

ij start Canon ts100 mobile printing can be done using the Canon PRINT Inkjet or SELPHY application. This application is available in Google Play & Apple Store for download.

  • Make sure that the Canon TS3100 printer is connected to the Internet.
  • From the Home screen of the Canon TS3100 printer, tap the Settings icon and select the Cloud Applications option.
  • Choose the OK button on the Registration Preparation Completed dialog box.
  • Tap the Next button on the Confirmation pop-up window.
  • Read the steps that are provided on the Terms of Use box and then choose the Agree option.
  • Once you register your Canon TS3100 Setup with PIXMA Cloud Link, you can start printing images and texts that have uploaded the applications that are linked to the service.

Ij Start Canon Ts3100 How To Change Network Settings

IJ Start Canon TS3100’s network settings can be modified with the help of the web browser on your computer. For detailed assistance, go through the steps below.

  • Turn the printer on and wait until the machine remains idle.
  • Load some sheets in the paper tray.
  • On the control panel of the printer, locate the Information button and press it.
  • The printer will start printing the network settings. You can find the 12 digit IP address of your printer from that sheet.
  • Now, open your preferred search engine from your computer or mobile and type the IP address in the URL bar of the browser.
  • The Remote UI displays once you start to access the settings.
  • Select the For Secure Communication link if you are the Remote UI displays for the first time.
  • Register the root certificate to the internet browser after you download them for the Remote UI.
  • If you are already registered, then skip this step.
  • Now you have to log into your Network Settings page by entering the printer’s serial number as the password.
  • Your printer’s serial number will be mentioned in the sticker attached on the device.
  • Examine the printer status and modify the changes as per your requirement.
  • Do not forget to Log out once the settings have been changed.

Ij Start Canon Ts 3100 Network Device Setup Utility

  • IJ Start Canon TS 3100 Setup Utility will be automatically installed on your computer if you have connected the printer to your PC earlier.
  • To start the setup utility, explore the Start menu and select the All programs/All apps option based on your OS.
  • Go to Canon Utilities IJ Network Device Setup Utility IJ Network Device Setup Utility.
  • Launching the utility will display the printers available within the range of the network in the search results.
  • You can perform/modify the Canon TS3100 Setup functions from this page.
TS3100 Network Device Setup Utility

Canon TS3100 Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting is a process of analysing the error and solve it. You should find the nature of the error that has occurred. The common troubleshooting errors are Printer Not Working, Scanning problem, Printer cannot print and more. You can open the Control Panel Devices and Printers. Now right-click the printer icon and select Troubleshoot.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Printer Not Working

  • Check whether the printer is plugged into the electrical outlet.
  • Select the ON button on the printer’s control panel. Now the LED lights will flash, this indicates that the printer is in a ready state.
  • Check the USB connection between your computer and printer. Disconnect the USB cable and reinsert it properly.
  • Now test print a page and check if it's printing.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Scanning Problems

  • Turn on your printer, the LED lights on the panel will turn on.
  • Check if the USB cable is connected to the computer.
  • If the problem is not solved, insert the USB cable in a different USB port on your computer.
  • Ensure that there is proper network connection and try to reconnect the printer.
  • Restart your computer.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Printing Problems

  • The Canon TS3100 might face a lot of problems during printing. Use the instructions below to resolve it.
  • Turn off the HP printer and disconnect it from the power supply.
  • Wait for a few minutes and then connect it again.
  • Verify whether any updates have been released for your printer’s firmware. Upgrade your printer if necessary.
  • Check if there are enough papers in the input tray to complete the print job.
  • Service your printer if the above-given solutions fail.

IJ Start Canon TS3100 Network Communication Problems

  • Network problems occur if the network is not able to connect to a printer or computer.
  • Check if the HP printer and computer are connected properly to the network.
  • Disconnect them from your network and reconnect them to rectify this issue.
  • Verify if the network settings of the printer and router match properly. Modify the settings if they are not the same.
  • Place the Canon TS3100 Setup near the router to establish a proper connection.
  • Get more assistance from the experts if you are not able to rectify the issue.