Canon ir3245 Setup Guidance

Canon IR3245 is a network printer on which you can perform the print, scan, fax, and copy operations. When compared to other Canon printers, this one is quite easy to set up. Complete Canon ir3245 setup and troubleshooting guidelines are given on this page.


  1. Unpack and take the printer out of its box.
  2. Connect the power cord to the printer and turn it ON.
  3. Set the basic preferences as per your desire.
  4. When prompted, install the ink cartridge and load paper in the cassette.
  5. Download and install the printer driver on your computer to complete the setup process.
  6. Finally, try a test print.
Canon ir3245 Setup

Canon ir3245 Driver Download

Driver for Canon ir3245 Printer
  1. Click the Driver Download button provided on this web page.
  2. Now, the Canon IR3245 printer driver file(s) compatible with your current OS type will be downloaded.

Canon ir3245 Manual Download

User Manual for Canon ir3245 Setup
  1. Click the Manual Download button provided on this screen.
  2. As soon as you click the button, a soft copy of the Canon ir3245 setup’s user guide will be downloaded on your computer.

How To Install Canon ir3245 Driver?

  1. First, make sure that you have your Canon printer driver file downloaded. 
  2. If not, download it from this web page.
  3. Once you have download the driver file, open it to begin the software installation.
  4. Agree to the EULA and proceed with the prompts.
  1. When prompted, select a suitable connection type and establish the connection between the printer and your computer.
  2. Finish the installation by doing as per the instructions displayed.
  3. Finally, verify the setup by printing a test page.

Canon ir3245 Print Configuration Page


  1. On your Canon ir3245 setup’s control panel, press the Additional Functions button.
  2. Select the Report Settings followed by Print List.
  3. Choose the User Data List option followed by Yes.
  4. Now, your printer will print the configuration page.

Guide: Canon ir3245 Secure Printing

  1. Make sure that you have installed the printer driver file on your computer. If not, install it.
  2. Now, open the document that you want to print.
  3. Open the Print window by clicking the File > Print.
  4. Select your printer and set other print preferences as per your desire.
  5. Finally, click the OK button.
  6. Now, the selected document will be printed.

Canon ir3245 Double-Sided Printing

Double-sided printing

  1. Open the document you want to print.
  2. Click the File menu followed by Print.
  3. In the Print properties dialog box, select the 2-sided printing option.
  4. Set other print preferences as per your requirement.
  5. Finally, click the Print button followed by OK.

How to Scan on Canon ir3245?

  1. Load the original document you wish to scan in the ADF feeder or on the scanner glass.
  2. Tap on the Send option on your Canon ir3245 setup’s control panel.
  3. In the Destination window, select the location of your desire.
  4. Set the other scan preferences.
  5. Finally, press the Start button on your printer’s control panel.
  6. To know how to scan to folder, e-mail, and USB, keep reading.

Canon ir3245 Scan to Folder Setup

  1. First, create a folder on your computer.
  2. Next, go to the created folder’s Properties dialog box. 
  3. Click Sharing > Share > Share > Done > Advanced Sharing > Share this folder > Permissions > Add.
  4. In the given field, enter your computer’s user name. If you don’t know your computer’s username, then click the Windows icon followed by Personalize.
  5. Select the Change account settings option. The username will be in grey. Copy and paste it in the desired field.
  6. Click the OK button. Provide full permission for the selected user.
  7. Click the Apply button followed by OK.
  8. Now, open a web browser on your computer.
  9. Type your printer’s IP address in the browser’s search field.
  10. Enter your printer’s ID and password in the given fields.
  11. On your printer’s web access page, click Address Book > Address List 01.
  12. Select the File option from the Type drop-down menu.
  13. Fill the following fields: Name, Protocol, and Host Name correctly.
  14. Perform the on-screen instructions to create a folder.
  15. Once you have done it, click the OK button.
  16. Now, load the document you want to scan in the ADF feeder.
  17. Select Scan and Send > Address Book > Folder.
  18. Click the OK button.
  19. Now, your Canon ir3245 setup scans the placed document, and a copy of it will be saved to your folder.

Canon ir3245 Scan to USB

  1. First, insert your USB drive into the USB port of the printer.
  2. Load the original document you want to scan on the scanner glass.
  3. Press the Send button.
  4. Select the USB Memory option.
  5. Set the scan preferences as per your desire.
  6. Finally, press the Start button.
  7. The document will be scanned, and the scanned copy will be saved to the connected USB drive.

Canon ir3245 Scan to Email Setup

  1. Before you perform the Scan to E-mail operation, you have to configure the e-mail server settings.
  2. Go to the Canon ir3245 setup’s web access page.
  3. Click the Address Book tab followed by Address List 01.
  4. Select the E-mail option from the Type drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your e-mail addresses and server information in the given fields.
  6. Once you have done it, click the OK button.
  7. Now, place the original document you want to scan on the scanner glass.
  8. Tap the Send button followed by E-mail.
  9. Select your e-mail address.
  10. Set other scan preferences as per your desire.
  11. Finally, press the Start button.
  12. Now, the printer will start to scan the placed document, and a copy of it will be mailed to the selected e-mail address.

Guide: Canon ir3245 Firmware Update

You can update your printer’s firmware using the Register/Update Software function. To know-how, follow the instructions given below.

  1. Launch the Remote UI on your computer.
  2. Select Settings/Registration > License/Other > Register/Update Software > Manual Update.
  3. Perform the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware update process.
  4. Once it is done, restart your printer.

Canon ir3245 Network Setup


  1. Select Additional Functions > System Settings > Down arrow > MEAP Settings > Use HTTP > On > OK.
  2. Now, turn off your Canon printer and turn it ON after 10 seconds.
  3. That’s it! The network setup process is complete on your printer.

Canon ir3245 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

AS with any other printers, the Canon IR3245 printer may not function as intended over time. In order to get continuous outputs from the printer, you need to maintain it properly. Quick solutions to resolve the Canon IR3245 printer issues like printer offline and paper jam are discussed below. To get remote assistance in resolving any printer issues, contact us.

Canon ir3245 Offline Guide

Resolving the printer offline issue

  1. First, check if your Canon ir3245 setup is turned ON.
  2. If not, turn it ON.
  3. Make sure that the Canon printer and your computer are connected to the same network.
  4. Check if you have selected the correct printer model while configuring the print operation. 
  5. Check if the Use Printer Online option is selected on your Windows computer. 
  6. If not, select it by following the instructions given below.
  7. Open the Printers folder on your Windows computer.
  8. Select and right-click on your printer.
  9. Click the Use Printer Online option.
  10. Now, check if the printer offline issue is resolved.
  11. If not, restart your printer.

Fix: Canon ir3245 Paper Jam

If a paper gets jammed, you’ll see an error message on your printer’s LCD screen. To clear the paper jam, follow the instructions given below.

  1. First, try to identify the location by referring to the error message displayed on the screen.
  2. If the paper jam has occurred in the paper tray, then open the tray, and remove the jammed paper from it.
  3. Make sure not to tear the jammed paper while removing it.
  4. After removing the jammed paper, reload the tray and try to perform the print operation.
  5. Similarly, clear jams, if any, from the output tray, cartridge area, and scanner unit.

How to Reset Canon ir3245?

  1. You can reset your Canon IR3245 printer easily using the Reset (yellow button) button.
  2. Once you press the button, the reset process will start on your Canon ir3245 setup.
  3. Once it is completed, reconfigure your printer settings as you require.
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