Canon PIXMA MG3160 Driver Download & Wireless Setup

Canon PIXMA MG3160 Driver Download & Wireless Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux – Have you found the best choice for your home printer? You want to print more pages easily and quickly? This is a solution for you. You should select PIXMA MG3160 all-in-one home printer. Why should you select it? It enables you to print your pictures or document by getting a high-quality result. If you want to learn more about Canon PIXMA MG 3160, you can read on this!

Canon MG3160 is a wireless home printer that is completed with multifunctional features. You can print your photo or document wirelessly from your smartphone, or tablet by connecting with internet access around your home. You can also get the maximum print resolution up 4800 x 600 dpi in high-quality results. The PIXMA MG 3160 is completed by hybrid ink system and black pigment ink which makes your photo or document have a great color and sharp text. It is really suitable for people who want to print, scan, and copy any picture or text easily just at home.

That’s all a short review about the multifunctional features of Canon PIXMA MG 3160. You should select it for your home printer because it makes you enjoy with your printing without getting many troubles. Let’s try it!

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Canon PIXMA MG3160 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / MacOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Linux.

Canon PIXMA MG3160 Specification

  • Available Functions: Print, Copy and Scan with Wi-Fi, Mobile Printing & Auto Duplex
  • Print Resolution: Up to: “4800 x 1200” dpi
  • Scanner Resolution: (Optical) Up to: “1200 x 2400” dpi
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration: 2-FINE cartridges: CL-541 & PG-540 (Optional CL-541XL & PG-540XL).
  • Media Size: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
  • Media Weight; Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²
  • Software Included: Drivers for Canon multifunctional device, MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Easy-PhotoPrint EX with HD Movie Print, Easy-WebPrint EX² downloader and Solution Menu EX with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access.
  • Power Consumption; Standby: approx. 2.8 W (Wi-Fi connection to PC, scanning lamp off) , Off: approx. 0.4 W (USB connection to PC), Copying: approx. 20 W
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 449×304×152mm, Weight: Approx. 5.5 kg

Installing USB Canon PIXMA MG3160 Printer’s Driver (works for both Windows and Mac)—General Guidelines for Printers with Automatic Installation System

  1. Connect your printer Canon PIXMA MG3160 with your computer. Keep in mind that you must always use the USB port(s) on your computer without using a hub. And some printers may need to connect to a power source, too.
  2. Turn the unit on. The printer’s feed page mechanism may make some noise at this point while its LED indicator should come off.
  3. Devices that run on latest version of either Mac or Windows should be able to install the necessary files and programs right on, although internet connection might be needed too for the device to install them. For those who are using any of these devices, this would be all. For those running on an older version, read on.
  4. Use the installation CD that comes with the Canon PIXMA MG3160. Install necessary files that are in there, especially ones that the Mac or Windows device didn’t automatically install upon connecting the printer. The purpose of this step is to enable you to get the fullest advantages of printing features your unit is geared with. If the installation CD happens to be gone or lost, read on.
  5. Go to the download page (can be found below) to look for appropriate software. Download the file and begin running the software to install it on your computer. You must know your printer’s series at this stage, though.
  6. And that’s all there is. Once the installation is successful, you should by now be ready to use the unit.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3160 Printer Driver for Windows or Mac

This part can be divided into three sections: Using an installation CD, using downloaded driver software, and manual installation.

A. Using Installation CD

Requirements:

  1. An installation CD that normally comes with the package Canon PIXMA MG3160
  2. A computer (desktop or laptop) that uses a CD-ROM,
  3. A USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer. Do not use the USB cable until you’re asked to.
  2. Insert the CD
  3. Look for a setup file and run it.
  4. The window prompt will request for the USB cable to be connected now. Do as instructed.
  5. The computer will detect the printer.
  6. Follow instructions prompted by the installation wizard. Complete installation.
  7. The printer should be installed by now and ready for use.

B. Using Downloaded Driver Software

Requirements:

  1. The setup files for your printer, the downloadable link can be found below.
  2. A computer.
  3. A USB cable

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer. Don’t use the USB cable until you’re asked to.
  2. Download the setup file for the Canon PIXMA MG3160.
  3. Run the setup file. The installation wizard will pop up, follow steps as instructed.
  4. Once the wizard requests for the computer to connect with the printer do as instructed.
  5. Follow instructions prompted by the installation wizard. Complete installation.
  6. The printer should be installed by now and ready for use.

Manual Installation For Canon PIXMA MG3160

  • For Windows

Requirements:

  1. A setup files in.ZIP format, the downloadable link can be found below.
  2. A USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Turn the computer on.
  2. Connect the printer to the computer via a USB cable directly.
  3. Extract the zip file. Save the extracted file into a folder.
  4. Locate the ‘Start’ button on your computer and then look up ‘Printer.’ Find the “Add a Printer” option and click on it.
  5. A window will appear, asking for the driver’s location. Follow accordingly.
  6. Follow every instruction as the Wizard requests.
  7. The printer is ready to use.
  • For Mac

Requirements:

  1. A computer running on Mac
  2. A USB cable
  3. A printer fully configured with paper and ink.

Guidelines:

  1. Directly connect with the printed using the USB cable.
  2. Turn the printer on.
  3. On your computer, launch the System Preferences on the Menu.
  4. Click on Printers and Scanners
  5. See if the printer is listed.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Access Printers and Scanners again.
  8. Select your printer. (Find Canon PIXMA MG3160)
  9. Your printer’s information appears on the right area.
  10. Select Open Print Queue.
  11. Select Printer.
  12. Select Print Test Page.
  13. Test print will be sent to the printer, which will print it out.
  14. If it’s okay, you may use the printer now.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3160 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MG3160) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

Uninstalling Canon PIXMA MG3160 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MG3160 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MG3160 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG3160 Wireless Connection Setup

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MG3160.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MG3160.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG3160-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MG3160, then you will need to surely have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that www.driverpoin.com will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.134 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0229 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0116 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.56a22 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8)1.147 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.014 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series Printer Driver (Mac OS X 10.4/10.5)7.42.07.3 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)18.0.1b13 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.609.1 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)1.804 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)1.801.3 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)1.801.3 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.603.5 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.603.5 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)5.0.248 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows XP x64)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)5.0.046 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)5.0.335 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.14.9 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)5.0.236 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.5)2.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series User Manual (Windows)1.1015 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series User Manual (Mac)1.1131 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series User Manual (OS X 10.4/10.5)1.1031 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series Getting Started GuideV22.7 MBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series Getting Started GuideV22.8 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
The manual for how to use AirPrint for Windows1.5303 KBDownload
The manual for how to use AirPrint for Mac1.5128 KBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 series - Specifications Sheet1.00350 KBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)1.80430 KBDownload
MG3160/MG3100 Series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.60243 KBDownload

Canon PIXMA MG3160 Driver & Software Download For Windows, macOs, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG3160 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of www.driverpoin.com already provides the access to download the application. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MG3160 Driver & Software Download