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Canon Pixma G3010 Install

First Time Setting Up Canon Pixma G3010 Install

  1. First of all, plug in your Canon Pixma G3010 printer to a power source. Then, turn it on. Here, you must ensure that the printer’s Power Lamp is properly lit.
  2. However, in case if the Power Lamp is flashing. Then, press the “Stop” button on the printer’s display panel.
  3. Now, locate the “Direct” button for Easy Wireless Connection on the Canon Pixma G3010 printer. Then, press and hold the “Direct” button.
  4. Consequently, the wireless connection indicator will start flashing.
  5. Then, release the “Direct” button.
  6. Thereafter, you will find a Wifi icon and horizontal bars flashing on the printer’s display screen. This confirms that your printer is successfully connected to your internet network or the router. 
  7. Subsequently, return to the application screen and proceed with the setup.
  8. Now, you must run the print test to ensure that your Canon Pixma G3010 Printer is connected to the right network.
  9. Hence, you should load your printer properly with A4 size plain paper.
  10. Next, locate the “Resume” button on your printer. Then, press and hold it.
  11. Consequently, the “Indicator Lamp” besides the button will blink for fifteen times.
  12. Hence, you must keep track of the indicator lamp’s signals. In short, count it accurately. Then, release the “Resume” button after the “Indicator Lamp” blinks for fifteen times.
  13. As a result, Canon Pixma G3010 Printer will print the sheet with network information.
  14. Now, cross-check the details on this sheet very carefully. The SSID on it should display the right name of your home network. 
  15. After confirming the details on this printed sheet, you can start using your printer.
  16. However, before proceeding further, you must Download and Install the Driver software on your computer for configuring your printer.
  17. Now, insert the Installation CD in the computer’s CD Drive.
  18. Consequently, it will open the window with the “Download” tab.
  19. Here, click on “Download”.
  20. Thereafter, follow on-screen instructions to complete the download. 
  21. Meanwhile, if it prompts you for saving options. Then, make sure to choose the “Save As” option. Then, provide a convenient location to save the downloaded setup file. 
  22. Finally, wait for the download to complete.
  23. Then, open the downloaded Setup file.
  24. Subsequently, click the “Start Setup” button on the Setup Window.
  25. Now, it will prompt you to Specify “Your Region”. Hence, appropriately select “Your Region” from the available list of options. Then, click on “Next”.
  26. Thereafter, it will take you to the “License Agreement” window. Here, scroll down to the bottom. Then, select “Yes”.
  27. Next screen will display the “Extended Survey Program”. Here, you may “Agree” or “Disagree” with it. Hence, select appropriately. However, in case if you Agree to it. Then, Canon will have access to certain information recorded in your printer. It will use this information for the development and marketing of its products while maintaining the confidentiality of your data. 
  28. The subsequent screen will display the “Firewall Settings”. Here, you must ensure that the “Deactivate the Block” option is selected. Thereafter, click on “Next”.
  29. The following window showcases information regarding your network connection and printer. Therefore, confirm that the details are correct. Subsequently, select “Yes” to proceed. 
  30. Consequently, the “Setup” process will continue. Now, depending upon your network router, you may get the  “Select wireless router” screen. Here, you should select your router. Then, enter its network key i.e. the password. Thereafter, click “Next”.
  31. The “Setup” will take some time. Meanwhile, it may disable your network connection temporarily.
  32. The subsequent window will confirm that the Network Connection has been completed. As such, click on “Next”.
  33. Thereafter, the next window will confirm that the Setup has been completed. At the same time, it will give you the option to make this printer your default printer. As such, you can select it. Then, click on “Next”. 
  34. As a result, a few more screens will appear. Here, simply proceed by clicking “Next” on them.
  35. Finally, it will take you to the end of this process. This window confirms the successful completion of the “Installation”. Therefore, click on the “Exit” button to close the Installer wizard.
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