Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup | Fixed Without Trouble

ClosePlease login
Last Updated - December 12, 2023

Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup | Fixed Without Trouble


Canon Pixma TS3522 is an all-in-one printer that allows you to perform printing and scanning jobs. It offers a high-quality printing solution at a reasonable cost. In addition, it comes up with a fine hybrid ink system and a wireless setup connection facility. Here, we will discuss the entire process for Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup. The setup process consists of the driver download and installation process along with the connection process. It has a CIS (Contact Image Sensor) element for handling scanning tasks. Also, it supports a variety of document paper sizes and styles. Thus, to get a completely clear understanding of the process, make sure to read this article till the end. 

Getting Error of Paper Size is Incorrect

Compatible System Requirements for Canon Pixma TS3522 Setup

To use the printer efficiently and connect it to your system, you must first check the compatibility of the system. If the system is compatible with the printer then it will be able to connect with it reliably, you may face failures while printing the documents. Thus, you must check the system requirements before following up with the printer setup:

Windows Operating SystemWindows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1,
Mac operating systemMac OS X v10.12.6 – v10.15
Mobile Operating SystemiOS, iPad, Android TM

So, your system must be specific to these requirements for the printer to work precisely. Moreover, make sure that your device connects well to the internet. After confirming the device compatibility of the system, you need to download the printer driver and software package.

Steps to Unpack and Setup the Canon Pixma Printer

When you purchase the all-new Canon Pixma TS3522 wireless setup, you need to unpack the printer from the box and take the necessary steps to make the printer work. Unpacking and setting up is the primary and the most important that needs to be done carefully. If the setup is not done properly, it might cause a troubleshooting issue. Therefore, you must go through the methods for the proper setup of the Canon printer.

  • First, take the Printer out of its box and remove all the packaging materials from the inside and outside.
  • Ensure to remove all the orange tapes and protective materials from the printer.
  • Plug in the printer’s power cable and switch the printer button ON.
  • Now, take the ink out of the printer’s box. Remove all the protective materials and ensure to hold the ink from the sides. 
  • On the printer, open the ink output tray and carefully install the ink cartridges in their respective color.
  • Open the paper input tray present on the top of the printer and load LTR plain paper or A4 size paper. Moreover, open the paper output tray and the page stopper.
  • Lastly, make sure all the things are set up carefully and are in the right position. 

With this, the proper setup of your Canon printer is completed and now the printer is ready for installing the software and connecting to the desktop.

Download and Install Drivers for Canon Pixma TS3522

The printer drivers are an essential part of the setup process. However, if you do not download and install proper drivers on your device, then you may face connection or printing issues. So you need to download the driver and software package from the official Canon website. Follow the steps below for downloading and installing the driver package for Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup:

  • First, visit the official Canon official website.
  • Click on the ‘Printer Driver’ option.
  • Enter the name and model number of the printer as Canon Pixma TS3522.
  • Press the enter key on the keyboard.
  • After that, a new page will appear on the screen showing you the driver and software package link.
  • Click on the download button.
  • Finally, wait for the download to finish.
  • After finishing the driver downloading successfully, click on the .exe file to install the drivers.
  • Now, go with the installer’s instructions.
  • Click the next button after every step.
  • Also, agree to the terms and conditions when prompted.
  • Finally, click the Finish button.

So, it completes the driver downloading and installing steps for Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup. Check your computer screen for any errors or failures after you press the Finish button for the installer. If yes, then you need to resolve the error first and again follow up with the installation process. If no, then proceed with the printer’s connection with the device. You can connect the devices either using the USB cable directly or using an indirect wireless connection.

Methods to Connect the Canon Printer To WIFI

A wireless connection is the best method to connect the printer to the device and follow up with the printing task. It does not show up many failures like the wired connection. Moreover, it also gives us remote access to the printer.

Easy Wireless Connect Setup

Without using the WiFi router, you can easily set up a wireless router connection to your Canon Printer. However, the process can take some time and also it will lead to temporary internet connection loss during the setup procedure. Thus, follow the steps below to connect the Canon Pixma TS 3522 printer to the computer.

  • Firstly, make sure that the two devices connect to the same network.
  • Switch ON the computer and connect it to the network.
  • Go to the WIFI option and search for the network name you are using.
  • After that, enter the password and click the ‘Connect’ button.
  • Check for the ‘Connected’ status of the WIFI.
  • After that, you need to connect the printer to the same network.
  • Click on the ‘Wireless Select’ button on your printer.
  • Search for the network name and choose it using the arrow keys.
  • After that, enter the password corresponding to your network.
  • If using Windows, tap on the taskbar, and follow the instructions displayed on the screen to proceed with the setup.
  • If using a Mac, tap on the Dock, and follow the instructions displayed on the screen to proceed with the setup. 

So, it completes the connection process for the Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup. You can now test the connection and connect both devices to start the printing and scanning jobs.

Note: Easy Wireless is unavailable in Windows 10 S Mode and in Chrome OS. Hence, you can go for the WPS connection method to connect your Canon Pixma TS3522 wireless setup.

Using WPS

WPS helps you to connect your Canon Printer to a WPS-compatible wireless WiFi router. Hence, follow the steps to proceed with the WiFi connection on your printer.

  • Ensure that on the wireless router, the WPS tab is ready for pressing.
  • On the Printer, press and hold with your thumb on the  Wireless Select tab. Do not release the tab until the Network Connection tab starts flashing.
  • Within 2 minutes, click and hold on to the WPS tab located on the wireless router.
  • Once the wireless router connection is almost finished, the light in the Network Connection tab with start flashing and you will able to see the signal line.
  • If the light on the Alarm lamp lits up, there might be some troubleshooting issues that you need to solve.
    • E > 3 > 1 shows: It means the WPS setup is not complete. Thus, you need to recheck the settings and redo the process again.
    • E > 3 > 2 shows: It means the WPS setup was not finished within the specific time. Hence, press the OK button on the printer to redo the process.
    • E > 3 > 3 shows: It means that on the printer wireless connection, multiple routers are detected. Hence, wait for some time and redo the process again.

With this, your WiFi network connection setup is finished and you can now connect your printer to the computer.

WPS Connection Via Pin Code

One of the alternative procedures to set up the wireless connection on your Canon Pixma TS3522 wireless setup is by using the WiFi Protected Setup(WPS) Pin Code. Hence, go through the steps for a successful connection.

  • First, on your Canon printer, insert the Letter-sized or the A4 sheet-sized blank paper.
  • On the printer, locate and press the Information tab. By this, the printer will print a network configuration page that has a PIN code.
  • Now, tap on the Set up button exactly 9 times.
  • Tap on the Color button.
  • With the help of the network configuration page that you have printed, follow the instructions on your desktop written on the page to set up a WPS pin code.
  • Once the connection with the wireless router is finished, the network indicator signal on the printer will start flashing.
  • If the Alarm on the lamp lits up, then there might be troubleshooting issues that need to be resolved.
  • E > 3 >2 shows on the printer screen: It indicates that your wireless connection network is not finished within the specific time. Thus, again start the entire process by pressing OK on the printer’s control panel.

Connect Your Device with the Canon TS3522 Printer

After connecting your printer and the computer to the same wireless network, you need to make a connection between the printer and the computer. Therefore, follow the steps below:

  • Go to the settings option on your device.
  • Enable WIFI. Check that the WI-FI Direct is also enabled.
  • Now, a list of devices will appear on the screen. Choose “XXXXXX-TS3500series”.
  • After that, type the password of the printer. You can get the password by printing the ‘Print Network settings’.
  • Finally, it completes the connection process.

You can now print directly from your computer. The print will take the commands from the device connected to it and perform the jobs accordingly. Firstly, print the test page to check for the success of the Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup. If the test page fails to print, then check the internet speed and the pending updates corresponding to the driver and the device software.

Connecting the Printer to the Wifi via an Android Tablet or Phone

The Canon Pixma TS3522 printer allows you to make a successful wireless connection with your Android phone and tablet. Hence, to use this option make sure to download the Canon Printer app. To connect, follow the steps in continuation.

  • First, turn OFF your Canon Pixma printer.
  • Now, on your Android device, go to the Google Play store to download and install the Canon Print InkJet app.
  • After installing the app, make sure to close it.
  • Subsequently, turn ON your Canon printer. Ensure that the printer displays “0” on its screen.
  • On your printer’s display, keep holding the ‘Pairing’ button until the screen shows the ‘Phone’ icon. Once the phone icon appears, release the Pairing button.
  • After releasing, the ‘Connection’ icon will start blinking.
  • On your Android phone or tablet, go to the phone’s settings.
  • Open ‘Settings’ and click on ‘Network or Connections.’ Afterward, click on ‘WiFi.’
  • The list of WiFi networks will appear, ensure you must click the network that has Canon in its name.
  • After successfully connecting the phone or tablet with WiFi, open the Canon Print InkJet app. 
  • Once the app is opened, it will display ‘Do you want to Search.’ Click on YES.
  • Choose and click on the home wireless network and enter the credentials like the WiFi password.

By following this straightforward procedure, you can easily connect your Canon Pixma TS3522 over WiFi with the Andriod device.

If you need more help with the Canon printer check this: Canon Support

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why Does the Canon Pixma Printer Say ‘Not Connected’?

You may achieve failure in the connection process if the internet is running at a low speed, or the device is not compatible with the printer. Also, failure occurs in case of any pending updates corresponding to the printer’s drivers and the computer’s software. So, we recommend you check these measures before proceeding with the printing tasks to achieve successful results for the Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup process.

What are the Compatible Devices with the Canon Pixma TS3522 Wireless Setup?

For productive working of your Canon Printer, you must ensure that you use a compatible device to connect with your printer. Thus, the window operation system is Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10. The Mac-compatible operating system is Mac OS X v10.12.6 and higher.

How can I reset or restore my Canon Pixma TS3522 printer?

To reset or restore your Canon Pixma printer, first, turn on the printer and fill in the menu of the printer. Now, go to the setup menu to check the reset option. Next, press Ok to select the Device Settings. Lastly, choose the Reset option and tap the OK option. By this, your Canon Printer will start resetting.

What is the name of the software available for Canon Printer when using Windows 10 S mode?

The available software for your Canon Pixma TS3522 printer while using Windows 10 in S mode is Canon Inkjet Print Utility.

Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Hi, I am Paul, a blogger, and a huge printer enthusiast. I have 10+ years of experience in the printing industry. Prior to offering my expertise through the digital platform, I worked on resolving almost every printer issue one can imagine. In the past 5 years, I have written numerous guides on paper jams, connectivity issues, and more. I believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the benefits of a well-functioning printer, and I'm here to make that possible. When I not tinkering with printers, I spend my time doing digital art that I'll eventually take a printout of!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Canon Pixma TS8050
Get In Touch