Canon Pixma TS3122 Unbox

  • Examine the seal of the printer and open it if it is not damaged.
  • Take all the additional accessories out of the box and place it aside.
  • Lift the Canon printer out of the box and remove the plastic wrap present around it.
  • Peel off the blue tapes and throw it away.
  • Power up the Canon Pixma TS3122 printer by connecting it to the power supply using a power cord.
  • Extend the input and output tray of the printer.
  • Stack plain papers in the input tray after aligning them.
  • Download the drivers necessary and install it on your computer.

Canon Pixma TS3122

Driver Download

For your Canon Pixma TS3122 printer, there are two drivers available: MP and XPS driver. XPS is the basic driver using which you will be able to perform the fundamental operations alone. MP driver package contains all the software needed and it lets you use all the functions of a printer.

  • Enter the printer model number of your Canon printer.
  • The OS version will be recognized automatically, and the results will be displayed.
  • Click the Driver Download button available near the driver file.
  • Wait till the download is over and then follow the prompt to install the drivers successfully.

Manual Download

Manual helps you set up and use a printer efficiently. You can get to know all the functions that your printer provides and how to set them up. It is provided along with your Canon printer at the time of purchase. You can also download it from this site for your reference.

  • Specify the model number of the printer as Canon Pixma S3122 and press the Enter key.
  • From the results page, tap the Manual Download button to download the manual.
  • The manual will be present in the downloaded location. Double-click on it to open it.

Canon TS3122 Setup For Driver Installation

  • The driver needs to be installed since it establishes communication between the Canon Pixma TS3122 printer and the personal computer.
  • First, download the compatible driver for your Canon device from this web page.
  • Just click on the Driver Download button on the page and save the setup file on your personal computer.
  • Find and right-click on the driver file and then click on the Run as Administrator option.
  • The installation starts after you select the Next button.
  • Make sure that your Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer is powered On and is linked to the system using a wired or wireless connection.
  • Highlight the model of your Canon device and then choose the Next button.
  • Select the area of your residence and then click Next.
  • Click Yes to accept to the End User License Agreement.
  • To exit the Installation window, click the Finish button. To check if the printer driver is launched correctly, print a test sheet.

Canon Pixma TS3122Printer Functions

Print, scan, and copy are the primary operations which are featured in the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer. The steps on how to perform the printing, copying, and scanning functions are provided on this website.

  • How to Print?

    • Make sure that you switch On the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer by force pressing the ON button.
    • Place a sufficient quantity of A4 papers in the cassette or input tray.
    • Ensure that the driver is installed on your personal computer or laptop.
    • After confirming that the driver is launched, open the Setup window on the screen.
    • If you wish to use the print settings that were defined previously, then select the Commonly Used Settings on the Page Setup tab.
    • You can set the print quality as Standard, Draft, or High.
    • Click on the OK button, and now the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer will perform the print function.
  • How to Copy?

    • Turn on your Canon Pixma TS3122 printer.
    • Check if the input tray contains enough paper to perform the copy operation.
    • Raise the scanner lid, place the original document to copy on the scanner glass and close the lid.
    • Make sure to place the document with the side to copy facing down on the glass.
    • Now, press the Color button on the control panel for a color copy.
    • If you want the document to be copied in black, then press the Black button.
    • If you want to cancel or stop the copy operation, then press the Stop button.
    • Once the process is done, the copied document file will be saved to your system automatically.
  • How to Scan?

    • Get a document to be scanned and place it on the scanner glass.
    • Run the IJ Start Utility Lite feature on your Mac device.
    • Tap the Finder menu followed by Go and select Application.
    • Double-tap on the Canon Utility menu.
    • Select the IJ Scan Utility followed by Canon IJ Scan Utility Lite icon.
    • Now the IJ Scan Utility window opens.
    • Click the Settings button and select the Custom Scan option at the left-hand side of the screen.
    • Set the Scan options & the Save Settings option and click the OK button.
    • Click the Custom option. Now you can scan multiple documents at a time.

Canon TS3122 Setup Duplex Printing

  • Ensure that your Canon printer model is powered up and is connected with the computer.
  • Load papers in the cassette and then install the fine cartridges.
  • Go to the Printer Driver Setup pop-up window on your desktop.
  • Check the Duplex Printing (Manual) box on the Page Setup window.
  • You can choose Fit to Page, Normal size, Page Layout, or Scaled as the layout from the Page Layout list.
  • You can mention the side to be stapled; else the best one is chosen from the Page Layout and Orientation settings.
  • Specify the required margin width and then finish the setup by clicking the OK button on the Page Setup dialog box.
  • Once you execute the print function, the text gets printed on one side of the paper.
  • To print the other side of the document, select the Start Printing option.

Canon Pixma TS3122 How To Adjust Print Quality?

To adjust Print Quality on Canon Pixma TS3122 printer, follow the steps given below.

  • First, you have to open the Printer Driver Setup window on your system.
  • Click the Start button followed by Control Panel.
  • Choose the Hardware & Sound option and click Devices & Printers.
  • Scroll the screen, select and right-click on your Canon printer icon.
  • Select the Printing Preferences option. Now the printer setup window opens.
  • Click the Main tab and click the radio button next to Custom in the Print Quality section.
  • Click the Set button. Set the print quality level in the Custom dialog box and click the OK button.
  • After setting the print quality, click the OK button on the Main tab and close the Printer Preferences window.

Canon Pixma Ts3122 Ink Cartridges

Canon Pixma TS3122 printer uses one Black pigment cartridge and one color cartridge. These cartridges are provided with the printer package. If the ink level of the cartridge becomes low or empty, then you can refill or get the new one from the official site of the printer or the trusted retail store.

Ink Refill

  • Make use of the ink refilling procedure given here to refill your ink cartridges.
  • First, remove the ink cartridges from its slot. Pull open the cartridge access door and wait till the carriage comes to the replacement position.
  • Take the cartridge from its slot and place it on cardboard to avoid ink spills on the surface.
  • With the help of an enlarging tool, you have to make a hole at the top of the cartridge.
  • The next step of the refilling procedure is to fill the syringe with an ink color of your choice.
  • Place the needle of the syringe at the top part of the cartridge and inject the ink into the cartridge.
  • Wait patiently till the excess ink drips off from the cartridge.
  • Place the plastic stopper back and wipe the cartridge using a cloth.
  • Install the Canon ink cartridges in its slot and close the access door.
  • Wait patiently for a few hours and take a test print.

Canon TS3122 Setup Wireless Setup

The wireless setup can be done easily on following the steps that are provided here wireless setup can be done on both Windows and Mac systems.

Wireless Setup For Windows

  • Connect the printer to the computer using the WPS method.
  • Follow the simple steps given here to set up the printer.
  • Check if your system is connected to the wireless network before initiating the setup process.
  • Turn on your router if it is not switched on already.
  • The next step is to press the Network button available on the control panel of the printer.
  • Release the button when the Wireless icon starts flashing.
  • Go to the router immediately and press the WPS button present at the back of the router.
  • You have to press the WPS button within 2 minutes. Else, the setup process will fail.
  • Once they are connected successfully, the Wireless light icon and the Signal Strength icon will be lit.
  • The wireless setup process of Canon Pixma TS3122 is now complete.
Wireless setup

Wireless Setup For Mac

  • The wireless setup for Mac consists of two main phases.
  • The first phase is to enable the Easy Wireless Connect feature on your printer.
  • Second, you have to download the driver file and install it on your Mac system.
  • From the printer’s control panel, press the Stop button.
  • Press the Direct button and hold it till the Direct icon flashes.
  • Check if the Wireless icon and the horizontal bars are blinking.
  • Go to your computer now. Download the drivers from the manufacturer’s site.
  • On double-clicking the .dmg file, the Start Setup screen will be displayed.
  • Tap Next and enter the Username and Password of your Mac system in the pop-up that appears.
  • Click the Install Helper option and then select the Start Setup option.
  • Choose your Country/Region and comply with the License agreement.
  • Wait til the status check is over. Choose the Yes option in the Connection Method screen.
  • Select your wireless network in the next window and key in the Network Key.
  • Once the network connection is over, the drivers will be installed on your system.
  • Click Allow when the Setup Wants to Access Key “My Network: in your Keychain message displays.
  • Tap Add Printer button to add your Canon Pixma ts3122 printer.
  • After adding the printer, you can choose the additional software or apps to be installed and install it on your system.

Wifi Direct

  • Linking the Canon Pixma TS 3122 printer and computer via Wi-Fi direct will let you print without having to connect to a wireless router.
  • If your device is linked via a wireless network, then the connection may get disabled.
  • This will switch the mobile data connection automatically.
  • The mobile carrier charges will apply.
  • Perform the Wi-Fi direct setup by performing the instructions in the user manual.
  • Wireless direct will let you connect five devices at the same time.
  • You can add print jobs to the queue and start printing.


You can print from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets using the Canon Pixma TS 3122 printer. Install the Selphy app if you are an Android user. If you are an iPhone user, you need to install the Airprint application on your phone. To perform this operation, you need to make sure your computer and printer are linked to the same network.

Apple AirPrint

  • Apple Airprint app lets you print from your iPhone, iPad or Mac computer.
  • You can print pictures, emails, webpage, and documents from an iOS device.
  • Now, install the printer driver or download an application.
  • Your printer and Mac device have to be linked to the same network.
  • Open the AirPrint application on your phone and then choose the document or picture to be printed.
  • Select Printer and choose the AirPrint-enabled printer.
  • Now, choose the number of copies you need and tap Print.
  • You can view or cancel your print job while it is in progress.

Google Cloud Print

  • Print from anywhere using applications or services which support the Google Cloud print feature.
  • Launch the Google chrome web browser on your computer.
  • Log into Google and register your printer with the Google cloud print service.
  • Once this is done, send print data and print via the internet.
  • Now, perform a print operation using the service.
  • This feature lets you print even without being connected to the Internet.

Canon Pixma TS3122 For Pixma Cloud Link

Pixma Cloud Link
  • Make sure that you have connected the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer to a stable Internet connection.
  • Open the Main window of the Cloud by going to the operator panel of the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer.
  • Tap the Settings button and then press the Cloud Applications option.
  • Once a Registration Preparation Completed screen displays on the touch panel, select the OK button.
  • Press the Next button on the Confirmation dialog box.
  • Review the statements that are provided in the Terms of Use dialog box and then accept the same by tapping the Agree button.
  • Once your Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer is registered with PIXMA Cloud link, you can start printing your text or images.

Canon Pixma TS3122 Troubleshooting

The steps that are carried out to resolve the errors in the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer is troubleshooting. The quick solutions for rectifying the common issues in the Canon device are given in the below sections. Use the instructions provided on this web page for fixing the printer problems easily. You can contact our tech consultants, and they will help you in clearing the issues.

Canon Pixma TS3122 Not Responding

  • The not responding error occurs when the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer fails to communicate with the personal computer.
  • Try to disable the Antivirus software or other security applications such as firewall on your personal computer temporarily.
  • Make sure that the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer is associated with your Mac or Windows PC properly.
  • If a USB connection is used, connect the USB cord to another port on your system.
  • For the Wi-Fi setup, you need to verify whether the Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer is linked with the appropriate wireless network.
  • If the issue continues, check whether any updates are available for your Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer driver.
  • If updates are present, then carry out the upgradation procedure for fixing the printer not responding error.
Not responding

Canon Pixma TS3122 Not Printing

Not Printing
  • Check whether the print spooler is running correctly.
  • Click the Start button from your personal computer and then enter services the search field.
  • Find the Print Spooler option in the Services dialog box and then right-click it.
  • Choose the Properties button and ensure that the Automatic option is chosen under the Startup Type tab in the Services pop-up window.
  • If the Print Service is not running, choose the Start option under the Services tab and then select the OK button.
  • If the print issue persists, check if sufficient papers are loaded and the cartridges are placed.
  • Also, ensure that your Canon PIXMA TS3122 printer is not performing other functions such as copying or scanning.

Canon Pixma TS3122

Not Scanning

  • To fix this issue, perform the troubleshooting tips given below.
  • Check your Canon printer is turned on or not.
  • Remove the USB cable from the computer and reconnect it after a while.
  • Try connecting the USB cable to the different port on the computer.
  • Make sure that your computer and the Canon Pixma TS31220 printer are connected over the same network.
  • Restart your computer, Canon Pixma TS31220 printer and the wireless router.

Printer Offline

    To fix this issue, perform the procedures given below.
  • Open the Printers folder on your computer.
  • Click Start and select the Devices & Printers option.
  • Select your printer and right-click on it.
  • Select the Use Printer Online option.
  • Now, try a test print.

Hard Reset

  • Press & hold the Stop/Reset button on the control panel until the alarm light flash.
  • Once the alarm sequence begins, release the button and leave the printer to finish the reset process.
  • Once the reset process is done, then uninstall the print driver on your computer and reinstall it again. If you have any queries about Canon TS3122 Setup, Click the call button for remote assistance.