Instant Canon Pixma IP3500 Setup

The Canon Pixma IP3500 setup performs its functions quickly. It is mainly designed to print photos with high quality. The sleek design of this printer requires less space on your desk. You can also carry this printer wherever you go. This page provides complete guidelines to configure the hardware and software of the printer. It also has solutions for any printer related problems.

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Canon IP3500 Unboxing Setup

  • Hope you have purchased the Canon IP3500 printer carton from the manufacturer’s store.
  • Remove the Canon IP3500 printer from the box and place it on a flat surface.
  • Peel off the tapes that are covering the printer box.
  • You can find the print head of the printer provided in the printer box.
  • Unpack the print head an insert into the corresponding place of the printer.
  • Also, find the ink tanks and unpack it in the same way as explained in the previous steps.
  • Insert ink tanks into the print head.
  • Execute the power connection of the Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer.
  • Set up the software of the Canon printer and complete the hardware & software setup.

Canon IP3500 Driver Download

Obtain the software of the Canon IP3500 printer either by using software CD or using this website.

Canon IP3500 Driver Windows & Mac

The download procedure of the Canon IP3500 printer software is the same for any OS. The extension of the driver file for Mac is .dmg and .exe for Windows.

Canon IP3500 Wireless Setup

  • If you have a router, you can execute the wireless setup on your Canon IP3500 printer by using the following steps easily.
  • Tap the power button on the Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer.
  • Hold the wireless or Settings button.
  • Select the Wireless LAN Setup option.
  • Ascertain that your router is turned on and working properly.
  • Choose the network name of the router on the display on your printer.
  • Provide the network’s passkey when the printer prompts.
  • The Canon IP3500 printer gets connected to the network of the router.

Canon IP3500 Ink Absorber Reset

  • Begin the ink absorber reset process by turning off the Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer.
  • Hold the Resume or Cancel button on the printer.
  • Tap the Power button and release the Resume or Cancel button.
  • Wait until the indicator recorder light flashes in Green and tap the Resume or Cancel button for 4 times.
  • Power off the printer by pressing its power button.
  • Tap Finish and complete the ink absorber reset process.

Canon IP3500 Print Head Replacement

  • You have to begin the process by turning on the Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer.
  • Raise the access cover at the top of the Canon printer.
  • Once you open the access cover, the print head holder slides to the center of the printer.
  • Extend the paper output tray of the printer.
  • Take the ink tanks out of the printer which you need to replace.
  • Unpack a new ink tank and insert into its place.
  • Close the access cover and complete the print head replacement process.

Canon IP3500 Print Head Alignment

  • Tap the Start or Windows menu on your computer.
  • Find the Devices and Printers option and select it.
  • Find the name of your printer and right-click on it.
  • Click Printing Preferences.
  • Go to the Maintenance tab & select Custom Settings.
  • Enable the checkbox near Align Head Manually.
  • Tap OK when a confirmation message appears on the screen.
  • Select the Maintenance tab and choose the Print Head Alignment.
  • It is mandatory to check if the paper tray of the printer is loaded with suitable sheets.
  • The printer prints a print head alignment sheets.
  • Look at the sheet and check if the print head is aligned properly.

How to Scan With Canon IP3500

  • Before you begin the scan process, check if your Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer and computer are connected to the same network of a router or access point.
  • Put the document for scanning on the scanner plate of the printer.
  • Go to the Start or Windows menu on your computer.
  • Open the Control Panel window.
  • Select Devices and Printers.
  • Choose the name of your printer and select Scanner Management or scan related folder.
  • Set the scan configurations on the screen and tap OK.
  • You can also preview your document before you start to print it by using the Preview button.
  • Finally, tap the Scan button to scan and print your document.
  • Once the scanning process is executed, you will get a notification message on the display of your computer.
  • You can place the scanned document in any desired folder on your computer.

How to Reset Canon IP3500 Printer

  • There are two types of the reset process. They are the hard reset and manual reset process.
  • You can also reset the Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer by using the re-setter chip.
  • Carry on with the following steps to reset the printer manually.
  • Find the Stop or Reset key on your printer and hold it.
  • You have to hold the key until the printer restarts by itself.
  • Now the Canon IP3500 printer resets to its default settings.
  • To reset the printer using the chip, you have to purchase the chip from the manufacturer’s store.

Canon IP3500 Printer Troubleshooting

It is common that printers cause problems at times. Do not worry if your Canon IP3500 printer faces any problems. Our technical experts are here to fix any problems with the Canon IP3500 printer. You can also find simple solutions on this page to fix the printer issues.

Canon IP3500 Black Ink Not Working

  • You have to check if the black ink tank is compatible with the model of your Canon IP3500 printer.
  • Also, inspect if there are any damages on the ink cartridge.
  • Clean the print head of the Canon IP3500 printer.
  • Follow the steps given below to clean the print head of the printer.
  • Open the Preferences or Properties window using the software of the Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer on your computer.
  • Go to the Maintenance tab and click the Cleaning option.
  • Enable the radio button next to Black and tap Execute.
  • Click OK when a confirmation message appears on the screen.
  • The print head of the black ink tank cleans by itself.
  • Print a nozzle test pattern sheet and check if the black ink tank is working properly.
  • If you experience that the cartridge is not working correctly, call our technical experts and get more guidance to fix the issue.

How to Fix Canon IP3500 Printer

  • Ascertain that the power cable of the Canon IP3500 printer is connected properly.
  • Never connect the power cable to a surge protector as it may cause power fluctuations.
  • Do not forget to check if the ink tanks of the printer are inserted into the corresponding slots.
  • It is mandatory to verify the connection between your Canon IP3500 printer and computer.
  • Clean the print head of the printer.
  • Ascertain that the printer is placed in a flat, dust-free surface.
  • If you have executed the connection between the devices by using a router, ascertain that the router is in an active state and providing secure internet connection.
  • Perform any Canon Pixma IP3500 setup printer functions and check if the machine is working properly.
  • For more solutions to solve any issues with the machine, call our technical experts.
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