How to Connect Canon MG3620 Printer to Wifi

If you’re working from home and need documents ready, a home printer is a must-have.

Enter the Canon MG 3620 printer. The Canon MG 3620 printer is ideal for personal use, offering a good host of features at a reasonable price.

Now, if you’ve just gotten your Canon MG 3620 and want to use it wirelessly, you’ll want to know how to connect it to Wifi.

Well, dear reader, worry not; we’ve got you covered! This article will show you all the steps needed to connect your Canon printer to Wifi.

So keep reading to find out how to connect the Canon MG3620 printer to Wi-Fi!

How Do You Connect a Canon Printer To Wi-Fi Network?

Although you can use the Canon Pixma MG3620 printer using a USB cable, the true strength of this home printer is achieved when you connect it to your Wifi network.

To print documents on the Canon Pixma MG3620 using the wireless connection method, you’ll first have to set up the wireless connection feature. For this, you must follow the canon printer cableless setup steps.

You’ll also need a stable internet connection to ensure your wireless setup proceeds smoothly. A wireless network connection is preferred.

How Do I Install Canon MG3620 Printer Software?

As previously mentioned, you must first install the MG3620 software on your computer or laptop before connecting it for wireless printing.

Install the required driver software from the software CD or download it from the Canon official website. We’ll show you both methods.

If your printer performs any printing, cleaning, scanning, or print head alignment job, let it finish first or stop manually. You can not continue the setup process while the printer is still performing a task.

Method 1: Install Printer Software From The Canon Website

Step # 1

Go to the Canon official website by clicking on this link. You’ll need to select your printer model from the displayed product list. Navigate to Printers > PIXMA > MG Series > PIXMA MG3620.

Step # 2

Next, scroll down and click on the Drivers and downloads tab. Your operating system should be automatically selected. If not, choose your operating system from the drop-down list next to the Operating System tab.

Step # 3

Click the SELECT button from the Recommended Driver(s) tab menu to select the appropriate operating system. You can also choose additional drivers from the Optional Driver(s) section if you wish to install accompanying software, although this is not required.

Step # 4

After selecting your software, click the red DOWNLOAD button and save the installer on your computer. To check the location where it is saved, click the download button from your browser bar and see the saved directory.

Step # 5

Once you have downloaded the installer, double-click the downloaded executable file. It should run, and your device should start the setup program.

You’re done! All you have to do now is follow the on-screen instructions to finish your installation. We’ll discuss the installation instructions briefly, but first, let’s show you the alternate method using the installation CD.

If you don’t wish to use the Installation CD, you can directly skip to Step # 2 of the next section, as the rest of the setup process is the same.

Method 2: Install Printer Software Using The Installation CD

Step # 1

Insert the installation CD into your CD drive. The printer installation executable should start automatically. If it doesn’t, run it manually, as shown in the next step.

Step # 2

Navigate to the CD ROM folder from your home screen if you’re installing from CD or the downloaded installer if you’ve downloaded the software online. Then, double-click on the installer to start the Canon printer setup, and you will see the application screen.

Step # 4

If any dialogue boxes appear from Windows User Account Control, click the Yes button to give your computer permission to install the software.

Step # 5

On the first screen of the installer, click the Start Setup button.

Step # 6

Next, follow the instructions and fill out your country and license agreement details. Eventually, it would help if you reached the Select Connection Method screen.

Step # 7

Now, choose Wireless LAN Connection from the list of available connection methods, then click Next.

Step # 8

Select the Connect via wireless router (recommended) radio button on the next screen. Once you choose Connect via wireless router (recommended), click Next.

Step # 9

The subsequent few screens should appear in the following order:

  • Check Power screen
  • Printers on the Network screen
  • Connection Completed screen
  • Setup Complete screen

Ensure that the selected printer is the model you wish to set up, the Canon Pixma MG3620.

Step # 10

Now, the Software Installation List will appear. If you wish to install any optional software, select it and click Next.

Step # 11

If you succeed, the Installation Completed Successfully screen should appear. Finally, click Exit to finish the setup.

Your Canon Pixma MG3620 wireless network setup is now complete.

How Do I Connect My Canon MG3620 to WiFi?

After you finish the Canon Pixma MG3620 wireless setup and installation as outlined above, it should automatically connect to your Wi-Fi network.

If you wish to connect your Canon Pixma MG3620 using access point mode, you can follow the instructions from the official Canon website.

How Do I Reconnect My Canon MG3600 Wireless Printer?

There are two methods to reconnect your Canon MG3600 Wireless Printer. You can either connect again using the WPS push button or Pin code. We have detailed both ways below.

Method 1: Reconnect Using WPS Button

Step # 1

If the Wi-fi light flashes on your printer, press the Stop Button from the printer control panel until the Wi-fi light shuts off.

Step # 2

After this, press and hold the Wi-fi button. You need to have the Wi-fi button until the ON light flashes.

Step # 3

Now, press the Color Button and then the Wi-fi button from the control panel until the Wifi lamp flashes quickly and the ON light is lit. Make sure to press the Color Button before the Wi-fi button.

Your printer should now connect to your wireless network again.

Method 2: Reconnect Using WPS Pin Code

Step # 1

Press and hold the Wifi button on the control panel until the ON lamp starts to flash.

Step # 2

Now, press the Wifi button again. This step should display the Network Configuration, including the PIN code.

Step # 3

Next, hold the Stop button until the alarm lamp flashes 16 times. When it does, release the Stop button.

Step # 4

Finally, enter the WPS pin code from the previous step to your wireless router.

If you succeed, the Wi-fi lamp should start flashing again.

Why Won’t My Canon Pixma MG3620 Connect to Wi-Fi?

If your Canon Pixma MG3620 printer can’t connect to Wi-fi, there are several possibilities. Either the wireless setup and installation process did not execute successfully, or there is another error in your printer or your wireless access point.

Still, if you face issues connecting, you can try the Canon MG3620 printer support Quick menu manual or the Canon MG3620 full user manual for more detailed troubleshooting. The manuals include instructions for connecting with the official Canon app as well. Note that you’ll need a mobile device to use the Canon app.

Final Thoughts

Connecting your Canon Pixma MG3620 Printer printer to Wi-Fi may seem tricky initially, but it doesn’t have to be. All you need for your printer setup is your printer and an excellent wireless LAN connection.

Once you set up your printer, all you have to do to print documents is click, connect and print documents wirelessly with just the push of a button!

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