Canon PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Connection Setup

Sunday, January 28th 2018. | Setup

Canon PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Connection Setup – Find instructions on how to setup wireless connection on Canon PIXMA MG3540 and also how to reset the printer to factory settings. Some access points called routers or hubs featuring an automatic connection button labeled “WPS” stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup.Canon PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Connection Setup

With WPS it allows the Canon PIXMA MG3540 device to connect to the network without having to enter a password and this also allows fast and easy connection to your printer device. This method is the easiest way to connect Canon MG3540 with the device, And if your access point has a WPS button, Please read the instructions below on how to connect the printer using this method.

How to connect Canon PIXMA MG3540 with WPS Connection Method

Before we start, there are some that you need to follow to use the WPS push button method, i.e.:

  1. Your access point must have a WPS push button, and Please check with the device user’s guide in the box for full details.
  2. Your network must use WPA or WPA2m security protocol, Most WPS access points can use this protocol.

Step 1

  1. Make sure your printer is turned on.
  2. Press & hold the [Wi-Fi] button at the top of the printer until the alarm light flashes once.

Step 2

  1. Make sure the light next to the WPS button starts blinking blue and then goes into the access point and press the WPS button within 2 minutes.
  2. For exact details about starting WPS on your access point, see the user guide.
  3. The Wi-Fi lights on the printer will continue to glow when searching, and the power light and Wi-Fi will blink if they are connected to the access point.
  4. When the printer has successfully connected to the wireless network, the Wi-Fi light and power light will stop blinking but remain lit.

Confirm Canon PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Settings

To make sure that your printer is connected to a wireless network, you can run a print attempt over the wireless network. The trick is:

  1. Make sure your printer is turned on.
  2. Insert A4 or letter-size sheets of paper.
  3. Press & hold the [Stop / Cancel] button and until the alarm light flashes 15 times, then release.

When referring to the printout, check that “Connection” indicates “On” and that the SSID – Service Set Identifier (your wireless network name) shows the correct name of your wireless network.D


  1. Please proceed with installing software to use your Canon MG3540 optimally.
  2. If you do not have an installation CD, you can download the manual Here => Canon PIXMA MG3540 Driver & Software.
  3. If the WPS wireless settings are still unsuccessful after following the guides on this page, please contact us through the contacts provided for further assistance.
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