Canon Pixma IP3300 Setup Guidance

Initial procedure after buying the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer from the manufacturer’s store

  • After purchasing the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer from the manufacturer’s store, set it up to enjoy its functions.
  • Locate a flat surface and keep the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer on it.
  • Find packing tapes and materials from the Canon printer.
  • Open the sheet feeder door of the Canon Pixma printer and pull the paper support.
  • Raise the front feeder and pull the output paper support.
  • Attach the AC power cable to the power port at the back of the printer and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Tap the Power key of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer and turn it on.
  • Open the door at the top of the Canon printer. Now the print head holder slides to the center of the printer.
  • Note down the serial number present inside the Canon printer for registering it. The number is used to register your Canon Pixma IP3300 printer.

Install the print head of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer

  • Take out the new print head from its package.
  • Remove the orange colored plastic from the print head.
  • Lift the lock lever of the printer’s print head.
  • Insert the print head into the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer. Close the lock lever. Take a new ink tank and remove it from the package.
  • Remove the plastic wrapper from the tank.
  • Remove the orange-colored protective cap at the bottom of the ink tank.
  • Insert the ink tank into its slot. Press the tank until it fits into the slot.
  • Make sure that the ink lamp of the printer starts to flash in red.
  • Close the access cover at the top of the "Canon Pixma IP3300 Setup".
Canon Pixma IP3300 Setup

Load suitable sheets in the Auto Sheet Feeder

  • Take a stack of sheets and tap on a flat surface.
  • Place the sheets in the Auto Sheet Feeder with their prin side facing up.
  • Arrange the sheets against the cover guide at the right of the paper support.
  • Slide the paper guide against the left of the paper stack.

Load enough paper in the Front Feeder

  • Take a bunch of enough sheets and fan them.
  • Keep the sheets in the front feeder of the printer with their print side facing down.
  • Arrange the right edge of the paper stack again the inner side of the front feeder.
  • Slide the paper guide against the left side of the loaded paper stack.
  • Configure the software for the Canon Pixma IP3300 Setup and complete the setup.

Canon Pixma IP3300 Driver Download Guidance

Download the software for the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer once you complete its hardware setup. Hope you have completed the hardware setup of the Canon printer.

The Driver Download button includes the software which is used to execute the features of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer on the Windows operating system.

Driver for Canon Pixma IP3300 Printer
  • The software file for the Windows system is in the .exe format.
  • The size of the canon pixma ip3300 printer driver file for Windows is 66.2 MB.
  • The driver file is compatible with any versions of the Windows operating system.

The below Driver Download button is provided for Mac users. If you are a Mac user, give a click on the button and download the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer software on your Mac device.

Driver for Canon Pixma IP3300 Printer
  • The name of the driver file is mcpd-mac-ip3300-10_51_2-ea11.dmg.
  • The size of the driver file is 9.15 MB.
  • The software was launched on 22nd April in the year 2014.
  • You can also use the built-in software on your Mac system to enjoy the features of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer.

Canon Pixma IP3300 Manual Download

The manual is used to find guidelines to set up the hardware & software of the Canon Pixma IP3300 setup. Give a click on the Manual Download key provided below to computerize the manual (soft copy) of your printer for free.

Driver for Canon Pixma IP3300 Printer
  • The manual file name is ip3300_qsg_us_v1.pdf.
  • The size of the manual file is 2.70 MB.
  • The manual was released on 1st April in the year 2007.

Canon Pixma IP3300 Driver Installation Guidance

  • Locate the driver file which you have downloaded on your computer.
  • "Double-click" the driver file and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.

How to Print on Canon Pixma IP3300

  • Power up the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer.
  • "Load" compatible sheets in the paper tray of the Canon printer.
  • Open a document for printing using any application on your computer.
  • "Make sure" that your Canon Pixma IP3300 setup and computer are connected.
  • Go to the File menu and select the Print option.
  • Make sure that the name of your printer is selected.
  • "Click" Preferences or Preferences.
  • Configure the desired settings. Tap OK.
  • "Tap" Print or OK to start the print function.

Canon Pixma IP3300 Wireless Setup Guidance

  • Refer to the following steps to execute the wireless setup by using the WPS method.
  • Ensure that your router has a WPS key.
  • Make sure that your Canon Pixma IP3300 printer is powered on by force pressing its power button.
  • Press & hold the Wi-Fi button on the control panel of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer until the Wi-Fi lamp starts to flash.
  • Tap the WPS button on your router within a few minutes to set up the wireless connection.

Canon Pixma IP3300 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshoot any problems with the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer by availing assistance from our technical support team. Follow topics include solutions to fix some common issues with the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer.

Guide: Canon IP3300 Printhead Cleaning

  • Refer to the following steps to clean the print head of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer by using a related option on the Windows operating system.
  • Ensure that the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer is powered on.
  • Raise the front feeder of the printer and pull the output tray support.
  • Locate the printer software on your computer and click on it.
  • Open the printer properties dialog box by using related topic on the software. Go to the Maintenance tab and select Cleaning.
  • Choose the ink group of the print head which you need to clean. Select Execute.
  • Load an A4 or letter-sized sheet in the Auto Sheet Feeder of the printer.
  • Select the Print Check Pattern option on the control panel of the printer.
  • Now the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer prints a nozzle check pattern sheet.
  • Find the condition of the print head and clean it accordingly.
  • Go to the Maintenance tab and select Deep Cleaning. Choose the ink group and select Execute.
  • Tap OK when a confirmation message appears on the screen.
  • Wait until your Canon Pixma IP3300 setup cleans its print head.
  • Print a nozzle check pattern sheet & check if the issue is solved.

Canon Pixma IP3300 Operator Error

  • Power off the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer if it is powered off previously.
  • Press the Power and Resume button at the same time.
  • Release the Resume button by holding the power button. Press the Resume button for 2 times.
  • Release all the button.
  • Again press the Resume button two times and disconnect the power cable of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer.
  • Now the printer resets by itself.

Steps: Canon Pixma IP3300 Offline

  • Click the Start or Window icon on the bottom left corner of your computer’s display.
  • Go to Control Panel & select the Hardware and Sound option.
  • Click Printers.
  • Right-click on the name of your printer and make sure that there is a tick mark near Use Printer Online.
  • For more solutions to fix the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer offline issue, call our technical support team.

Solved: Canon Pixma IP3300 not Printing Black

  • Open the access door at the top of the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer.
  • Wait until the cartridge holder slides and settles at its place.
  • Remove the cartridges from the printer and take out the printhead.
  • Clean the print head by using a syringe with distilled water.
  • Leave the print head to dry after cleaning it.
  • Re-fix the print head and ink cartridges into the Canon Pixma IP3300 setup.
  • Close the access cover and try to solve the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer not printing issue.

Solved: Canon Pixma IP3300 Paper Jam Error

  • Check for jammed sheets in the printer parts like Auto Sheet Feeder, Paper Output Slot, and Front Feeder of the Canon Pixma IP3300 setup.
  • Open the access covers of the above mentioned parts and check for jammed sheets.
  • Remove the jammed sheets if any.
  • Re-fix all the printer parts and check if the paper jam issue is solved.
  • For more solutions to fix the paper jam issue with the Canon Pixma IP3300 printer, call our technical support team.
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