Connecting Canon Printer to Your iPhone: A Step-By-Step Guide

The amalgamation of smart devices, artificial technology, and IoT, has made things easier in our daily life.

Canon printers which are world known for their printing features can facilitate more handy printing if they connect to our mobile phones.

With millions of iPhone users across the world, it is a common question how to connect a canon printer to an iPhone and the answer is quite straightforward.

Just a few clicks on the phone and a few taps on the printer panel will do the task. Do you also have the same query as an iPhone user?

Let’s take a look at the related steps below and next time you can do it without any help.       

How to connect a Canon printer to an iPhone?

Here is the simple process and can connect your canon printer to your iPhone in a few minutes. Let’s start now. 

  • Firstly turn on your canon printer 
  • Secondly tap the settings button on the printer panel 
  • Click on wi-fi set up 
  • You will see the option for easy wireless / WL connect 
  • Press OK and your printer will start processing
  • Once the connection is established, the printer panel screen will show the message to follow the instructions shown on your iPhone.
  • In your iPhone, open the settings 
  • Now open the Wi-Fi setup 
  • Your printer’s wi-fi network will appear in a few seconds 
  • Select your canon printer wi-fi network 
  • At last enter the password, if it is password protected 
  • Your printer will connect to your iPhone and you can start printing. 

How can I connect a Canon printer to an iPhone without Wi-Fi?

With the help of a USB OTG cable, you can connect your canon printer to your smart iPhone without using Wi-Fi. 

  • Firstly turn on your canon printer 
  • Secondly take one end of the USB cable and connect it to the printer and then connect the other end to the USB OTG
  • Now connect the USB OTG cable to your iPhone.
  • A plug-in pop-up will appear immediately on your phone
  • Tap Ok to initiate to activate the device for printing
  • Go to the picture/file/document that you want to print 
  • Select the document or picture you need to print
  • Tap on the share icon 
  • Scroll down the screen and tap on the option to print
  • Your printer’s name will display in the printer menu 
  • Lastly select the required option and tap on the print 
  • Your canon printer will give the printout. Job done! 

“I want to connect my canon printer to Wi-Fi” How?

Many people ask how to connect a canon printer to Wi-Fi. It is a simple process, take a look at the following steps to learn. 

  • Firstly press the power button on your canon printer panel
  • Secondly press on the settings icon 
  • Press the right arrow until you see device settings
  • Press ok on the device settings 
  • Press the right arrow again until your see LAN settings
  • Press ok on LAN settings
  • Press the right arrow again
  • Press ok on the Wireless LAN setup 
  • Your printer will start searching for a Wi-Fi signal at this time your Wi-Fi icon light will start blinking 
  • Printer panel screen will show the message select access point 
  • Press the right arrow until you see the name of your wi-fi network 
  • Press ok on your desired network name 
  • It will ask you to enter the password 
  • Press ok once you enter the password
  • Once connected the printer panel screen will show it as connected and will ask to press ok 
  • Lastly your printer is connected now, and you can start printing documents and pictures 

Is it easy to connect the Canon TS3122 printer to the phone?

Oh, certainly it is an easy process to connect your Canon ts3122 is a user-friendly model and once you read the following steps you can immediately learn how to connect the Canon ts3122 printer to your phone. 

  • Firstly make sure that your printer is ON
  • Secondly press and hold the direct button until the network icon shows on the printer panel
  • Next step, download the canon printer app for iPhone or Android which is Inkjet/SELPHY app from the App Store or Google play store. 
  • Now go to your device Apple or Android and open the Wi-Fi settings then connect to your canon printer.
  • Now open the app that you have downloaded and 
  • tap on the search button 
  • Press ok on the next screen that reads ‘Print’ would like to find and connect to devices on your local network
  • In the next step, you will be asked to select the wi-fi network from the list of shown network names.
  • Enter your wi-fi password and press ok 
  • After a few seconds a screen will appear showing the message ‘settings information has been sent where you need to press ok
  • Lastly at the next stage, you need to select your canon printer name which will appear in the list of the printers
  • Congrats! Your printer is now connected. 

“I want to connect the Canon TS3522 printer to iPhone” How?

Many people think that it is difficult to connect a printer to an iOS device, on the contrary, it is an extremely simple process to establish a connection between these two devices. 

  • Firstly turn on your printer
  • Secondly on your iPhone, open App Store and then download and install Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY
  • Press and hold the wireless connect button until the Wi-Fi icon flashes in the LCD panel on the printer
  • Now register your canon printer with the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY
  • Open the Canon Print app and Tap agree on the page that reads ‘ For using services related to Canon product
  • Another window will appear that will ask you to Allow PRINT to track your activity across other companies’ apps and websites. You can choose any of the two given options that are Ask the app not to track or Allow 
  • On the next window tap on the search option to let the device search the available printers
  • A screen will appear that reads ‘PRINT’ would like to find and connect to devices on your local network. On this option, tap ok 
  • Tap ok again on the next screen 
  • Tap on the option JOIN on the next screen and your mobile will take a few minutes to connect
  • You will now need to select your wireless network 
  • Enter your password and tap ok 
  • Another window will appear asking you to visit the online setup guide in case you are facing any issues in connecting the printer. If you are facing any issues you can select the option Open Online Setup Guide or choose close 
  • Your printer is now connected and it is time that you can take a test print to confirm the successful connection between the two devices. 

How can I connect a Canon printer to an iPhone hotspot?

Firstly, you should know that it is one of the simplest questions that many people have and secondly, it has a straightforward including several easy steps.

Read below and understand how to connect a canon printer to an iPhone hotspot.

  • Firstly in your mobile, open the settings and activate the option of personal hotspot
  • Now, select connect to wi-fi and locate the hotspot in the network options 
  • Enter your network name and then the password
  • Any device that is connected to the same hotspot will detect the printer 
  • Your printer is now connected and can start printing right now

What is the process to connect a printer to an iPhone?

You need to follow a straightforward process to connect a printer to iPhone.

Kindly follow the process below and you will learn how to connect a printer to iPhone.

  • Firstly open the app of picture/file app etc. from where you want to print an item
  • Now tap the share icon shown in the app. 
  • Tap the option Print and you will see AirPrint-enabled printers 
  • Select your printer 
  • At last your printer is now connected. Tap the print option in the upper right corner after selecting the color, number of pages, etc., and get your print. 

Is it possible to print from iPhone to a Canon printer without AirPrint?

Certainly, it is, however, the majority of printers support AirPrint technology however a few models may not support AirPrint.

Don’t worry, there is a simple procedure for this as well. Take a look at the following steps and by the time the process completes you will be clear about how to print from iPhone to canon printer without AirPrint.

  • Firstly open the Canon PRINT app on your device 
  • Secondly switch on the printer’s wi-fi by pressing the Wi-Fi button on the printer panel
  • Open settings in your iPhone and turn on Wi-Fi 
  • Go to other networks and locate your printer and select it 
  • Open the image/document/web page that you want to print and tap the share icon 

In the next window tap on print with the Canon PRINT app and get the printout.

Also Read:

How To Connect A Canon Printer To WiFi?

How to Set the Default Printer in Windows 10 / 11 / 7 ?

Steps to connect your phone to a printer via Wi-fi or Bluetooth ?

How To Connect A Printer To An iPad (Print from iPad)


By following the article it would be easy for anyone to connect a Cannon printer to Iphone. This blog is an easy tutorial for you to connect your phone or handy device. In case you are still not able to connect your phone to your Canon printer you can drop a comment down, we will try to post the answer soon.


Why is my iPhone not finding my Canon printer?

You can try several things to fix up this issue – 
Go to your printer’s network settings and make sure that the Wi-Fi is on
Make sure that your canon printer is connected to Wi-Fi similar to your iPhone.
Check and ensure that your printer is not blacklisted or blocked on the network

How do I connect my iPhone to my Canon printer via Bluetooth?

Install the Canon PRINT app
Check that your canon printer is on
Start app
Tap on more 
Tap on the option Bluetooth setup. 
Follow the instructions shown on your phone to pair it with Bluetooth.

Are Canon printers compatible with iPhones?

Certainly, Canon printers are always updated with the latest technology and thus designed to coordinate with the other devices successfully. You can always print through Canon while using your iPhone either through AirPrint or by downloading the Canon PRINT app. 

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