Unbox the Canon Pixma mg3250 and check for the essential contents like ink cartridges, power cord, set up guide, manuals, CD fro driver installation, etc., in the package. Remove all the tapes before establishing the connections. Place some paper in the input tray and the ink cartridges into the cartridge slots. Now, connect the power cord between the printer and the electrical socket. Next, proceed with the driver installation. Start the printing process by printing the alignment page and scan the alignment page.
First, open the packaging box and check for the ink cartridges inside it. Look for the plastic bag containing the power cord, set up guide, manual, etc.
Now, take the printer out from the styrofoam caps and then remove the plastic bag on the printer.
You can also find the setup disc and other essential accessories.
Now, remove all the tapes on the printer and remove the styrofoam sheet on the scanner lid.
Pull the paper tray out and remove the tapes in it.
Next, connect one power cord into the rear of the printer and the other one into the electrical socket.
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Canon Pixma mg3250 driver can be downloaded from the manufacturer site. Go to the manufacturer website and enter Canon Pixma MG 3250 in the search field. Select the operating system that you are using and choose the version. Now, choose the language and click the Software and driver downloads option so that the driver file will start to download. Make sure to save the file in a secure location.
Canon Pixma mg3250 manual can be downloaded from the manufacturer site and comprises information regarding the setup, driver and software downloads, troubleshooting, scanning, copying, and printing process. Go to the official website and enter the model number mg3250. Select the language and proceed with the download process.
Go to the manufacturer website and enter the printer model (MG 3250) in the search bar.
Next, a new window will open, and you can find two drop-down menus.
First, select the operating system that you are using and next select the version.
Then, choose a language and click the Download button.
Now, the downloaded driver file will be saved in the desired location.
Next, right-click on the file and select to run the file.
Now, tap Next to start the installation process.
Make sure that the place of residence is selected and proceed to click Next.
Read the End User License Agreement and click Yes to agree.
Then, tap Finish to close the installation window.
The Canon mg3250 printer driver is now successfully installed.
The Canon Pixma MG3250 printer performs various printer functions like printing, scanning, copying, and duplex printing. Load only recommended paper into the input paper tray. The maximum print speed is 9 pages per minute for B&W printing, and the maximum print speed for Colored printing is 5 pages per minute. The scanner type used in Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is Flatbed. Follow the quick steps below to perform various printing functions.
How to Print
Proceed with the following steps to perform printing operation on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Make sure to turn your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer on.
Load enough paper on the paper tray of the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
On Windows, open the Control Panel and click the Hardware and Sound option.
Go to Devices and Printers, choose the name of your printer as Canon Pixma MG3250 printer, and right-click the Printer icon.
Now, select the Printing Preferences option to view the Printer Setup window on the screen.
Click the Quick Setup tab and then choose the photo printing, business printing, paper saving, or standard as per your requirement in the Commonly Used Settings section.
Also, make sure to note the remaining print settings like Additional Features, Media Type, Printer Size, and Paper Size. These print settings are automatically set when you change the Commonly Used Settings option.
Set the Print quality as High, Standard, or Draft.
After you complete the print settings in the Printing Preferences window, click the OK button at the bottom of the screen.
Now, the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer starts to print the document.
How to Copy
Carry out the steps below to perform the copying function on the Canon MG3250 printer.
Turn on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Open the input paper tray and then place the plain paper into it.
Slide the paper guide until the paper fits in the tray.
Open the scanner lid. Load the original document which you need to scan on the scanner glass.
Ensure that the page which you need to copy faces the scanner glass.
After loading the document, close the scanner cover lid of the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Make sure the paper loaded into the input tray is not wrinkled or curled.
Press the Black button to start copying the document in Black & White. To make a colored copy, press the Color button.
The Canon Pixma Mg3250 printer starts to copy the document.
How to Scan
First, position the original documents on the platen.
Make sure you have installed My Image Garden in your system. Open it.
Tap the Scan button and then choose the Custom option.
The document will be scanned, and the preview will be displayed on your computer's screen.
You can rotate the image, crop it, and perform many other advanced settings.
Once you edit the scanned image, click the Save button to open the Save dialog box.
Choose a location to save the scanned image. The scanning process is now complete.
Canon Pixma mg3250Duplex printing
Perform the following steps to print the double-sided document on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
On Windows 10, open the Control Panel window and click the Hardware and Sound option.
Choose Devices and Printers and then choose your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Right-click your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer’s icon to display Menu on the screen.
Then, click the Printing Preferences option on the displayed list to open the Printing Preferences window on the screen.
Select the Main tab and specify the Media Type as Plain Paper.
Click the Page Setup tab and checkmark the box next to the Duplex Printing (Manual) option to enable the Duplex Printing feature.
Choose the layout as per your requirement in the Page Layout section. You will see the following page layout options, namely Normal-size, Fit-to-page, Scaled, Tiling/Poster, or Page Layout in the Page Layout section.
If you choose the Tiling/Poster option in the Page Layout section, you will not be able to perform Duplex Printing.
Mention the other print settings like Orientation, Stapling Side, and margin width as per your requirement. To specify the margin width, select the Specify Margin option.
After completing with the print settings modification, click the OK button at the bottom of the screen. Now, the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer starts to print the front side of the document.
Follow the instructions displayed on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer panel to load the document and print the backside of it.
Click the Start Printing button to print the backside of the document.
Canon Pixma MG3250SCAN TO EMAIL
Check if the Pixma MG3250 printer is turned on and tap the Scan icon from the home screen.
Launch the Canon IJ Scan Utility on your system and click the Settings button.
Select the Scanning from the Operational Panel option. Choose the Attach to E-mail option from the left panel of the window.
Under the Application Settings section, specify the E-mail client to whom you want to send the document or image.
Tap OK to save the scan settings.From the control panel, select the Attach to E-mail option and then press OK.
Make use of the Up and Down Navigation keys to choose the computer to which you want to forward the scanned data.
On the Scan Standby screen, set the Document Type and modify other settings.Position the original document or photo on the scanner glass.
Tap the Color button to scan in color and the Black button to scan in black & white.
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SCAN TO COMPUTER
Check if the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is switched on.
Press the Scan icon, and the PC Standby screen will be displayed on your control panel.
Press OK on the Forward Scanned Data to PC on the succeeding screen. Select a computer to send the scanned data using the arrow keys.
On the Scan Standby screen, set the Document Type and modify other scan settings.
Place the originals in the on the scanned bed and press the Color or Black according to your choice.
SCAN TO PDF
Ensure you have downloaded and installed the Canon IJ Scan Utility on your system.
Click the Document Scan option from the left panel of the Utility window.
Go to the Save Settings section, select the Data Format as PDF from the drop-down list.
Access the Save In drop-down list to specify a location to save the scanned document.
Click the OK button to save the scan settings. Navigate to the Utility software's home page.
Click the Document option from the Main Menu bar, and the scanning process will begin.
Once the documents are scanned, it will be stored as a PDF in the specified location.
Canon Pixma Mg3250 Wireless Setup
The wireless connection method will enable you to perform any printer-related operations easily over a network. You can access your printer anywhere within the Wi-Fi range. You can set up the wireless connection through the WPS PIN or USB connection method. If you wish to set up the wireless connection through WPS PIN, then make sure that you have a Wi-Fi router that is built with a WPS button. To know how to set up the Canon Pixma MG3250 through a wireless network, read the guided instructions given below.
WPS Connection Method
Get a wireless router with the WPS button to start the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer setup process through the WPS Connection method. To know the detailed information about the Canon Pixma MG3250 wireless setup process, read the easy guidelines given below.
Switch on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer to begin the setup process.
Now, locate the Maintenance button on your printer control and press & hold it for approximately five seconds.
Once the LED light starts to flash, press the Fit to Page button.
Once the LED light becomes stable, locate & press the WPS button on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
If the wireless connection is made successfully, the LED lights for a maximum of 3 seconds and it displays 1 on the screen.
Check if the Wi-Fi light on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is lit.
Now, connect your Windows or Mac system to the same wireless network that the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is connected to.
Begin the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer driver installation on your Windows or Mac system by downloading it from the official site.
During the installation, select the Connection type as Wireless on the Connection Method Selection screen.
Make sure to turn on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer during the driver installation.
Click the Connect to the network button on the Printer Setup screen.
Similarly, click the WPS button on the Setup Procedure Selection screen.
Perform the on-screen instructions to finish the driver installation.
After the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer driver installation, try to print, copy, or scan to check if the setup is done successfully.
Canon Pixma Mg3250Troubleshooting
The troubleshooting method is used to fix common printer problems. If your printer is facing some issue with the print, scan, or copy operation, then it is reflected by means of an error message. The error message is displayed on the printer screen. Try to identify the error code displayed on the screen and perform the related troubleshooting method to fix it. In most of the cases, the Reset process will help to resolve most of the printer problems. If the problem does not resolve even after the reset process, then immediately contact our technical experts to fix the issue.
To sort out the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer offline issues, perform the troubleshooting instructions given below.
Click the Start menu, and choose the Settings option followed by Printers.
Select & right-click on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer and click the Use Printer Offline option.
Now, try to perform a print operation on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
If the printer offline issue continues, then cancel all the exiting print jobs, and try to print.
If the printer offline issue continues, then try to perform the factory resets process.
Switch on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer and select the Setup menu.
Use the arrow keys on the Canon printer control panel.
Touch the Device Settings option followed by the OK button.
Choose the Reset Settings option and press the OK button to start the restore process.
Wait for the Factory reset process to complete.
Once the reset process is done, try to perform a print operation on your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
If the issue continues, then feel free to contact our technical experts to fix the issue.
The most common problem occurring with the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is printer not able to print in color, printer not responding, and not scanning. The main reason for the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer issues is due to an improper wired or wireless connection. Do the steps below to troubleshoot these problems on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
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Not Printing in color
Proceed with the following steps to fix the ‘not printing in color’ problem on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Check whether you have installed the Fine cartridge into the printer. If not, re-install the Fine cartridge in the correct position.
You have to remove and clean the print head to resolve the problem.
Once you complete the print head cleaning, check the nozzle pattern. If the problem continues, perform the print head deep cleaning.
If you are not able to resolve the problem, try to replace the ink cartridge.
Turn on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Release the ink cartridge lock lever to take away the fine cartridge out from the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Remove the orange-colored protective cover from the new ink cartridge.
Then, shake the ink cartridge gently to spread the ink equally.
Place both the color FINE cartridge and black FINE cartridge in the respective slots.
Ensure that both the ink cartridges are locked into place. After replacing the ink cartridge, close the output cover of the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Printer Not Responding
Follow the instructions below to fix the ‘printer not responding’ problem on the Canon Pixma Mg3250 printer.
Press the ON button until the ON LED blinks to turn on the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Check whether the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is properly connected to a wired or wireless network.
If you establish the wired connection, make sure you do not use any relay devices like a USB hub. If you find any fault in the USB cable, you need to replace it. The length of the USB cable should not exceed 6 feet.
Open the Canon IJ Status Monitor window and then select the Display Send Queue option to view the current print jobs. Choose the print jobs which you want to delete in the Print Queue window and click the Cancel option to remove the selected print jobs. Click the Yes button when you see the Confirmation Information window on the screen.
Use the correct printer driver for your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
Also, make sure to set your Canon Pixma Mg3250 printer as the default printer if you are using more than one printer driver on your computer.
Choose your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer in the Print dialog box to set it as the default printer.
When you try to print a large data, you need to turn on the Prevention of Print Data Loss feature to increase the speed of printing. But, it will reduce the quality of the output printed data.
If you are performing the printing operation from your computer, you need to restart your PC to resolve the ‘printer not responding’ problem.
IJ START CANON MG3250Not Scanning
When your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is not scanning, do the following steps to resolve the issue.
Ensure that the Canon Pixma MG3250 printer is turned on.
Try to use a different USB port to establish a wired network connection.
Do not use any relay devices like a USB hub to make the wired network connection.
Also, check the network connection status of your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
If it is not connected, restart the router and re-establish the connection.
If the problem persists, try to uninstall the existing scanner driver and then re-install the MP drivers of your Canon Pixma MG3250 printer.
You can install the MP driver either from the manufacturer site or from the Setup CD-ROM.
The error message occurs if the memory is full, try to close other applications and restart your Scanner driver.
Finally, restart your computer to fix the ‘not scanning’ error message on the Canon Pixma Mg3250 printer.