Canon PIXMA MG3040 Driver & Manual Download

Canon Pixma MG3040 Printer Driver Download

Canon PIXMA MG3040 Driver, Manual and Software Download. The MG3040 Driver is a required software program you need to install beforehand if you are going to get started with your printer of this model from Canon, and finally using it for daily printing tasks. However, printing is not the only function this device serves, since this all-in-one machine will also meet all your copying and scanning needs. Even better, all those functions are offered at an affordable price tag, thus providing you with not only a versatile multipurpose device, but also a budget-friendly one. And with the wireless connectivity, Canon PIXMA MG3040 will guarantee you all the ease and convenience of wireless printing, even straight from your mobile device!

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MG3040 series Full Driver & Software Package for Win 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, (64-Bit/32-bit)1.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MG3040 series XPS Printer Driver for Win 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, (64-Bit/32-bit)6.05b21 MBDownload
MG3040 series MP Drivers for Win 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, (64-Bit/32-bit)1.0268 MBDownload
PIXMA MG3040 series Full Driver & Software Package for OS X 10.9, OS X 10.81.18.6 MBDownload
MG3040 series Full Driver & Software Package for macOS 10.13, 10.12, OS X 10.11, 10.101.29.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MG3040 series CUPS Printer Driver for 10.13, 10.12, OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.818.10.0.014 MBDownload
ICA Scanner Driver for macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.10, 84.3.4a2.4 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5.401.1 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.40461 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.40798 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.40372 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.40326 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.40343 KBDownload
MG3040 series (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.06.5 MBDownload
MG3040 series (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.05.8 MBDownload

Related Printer Driver: Canon PIXMA MG3029 Driver

Canon PIXMA MG3040 Multifunction Inkjet Printer Specs

  • Printer Type: All-in-One
  • Interface: USB Interface
  • Page Per Minute – B&W: 8 ppm B&W
  • Maximum Paper Size: 8.5″x 14″
  • Resolution: 4800 x 600 dpi

METHOD 1: Canon MG3040 DRIVERS INSTALLATION – DOWNLOADED DRIVER SETUP FILE

For this method, you will not need an installation CD to install the driver of Canon Pixma MG3040 printers.

Things needed:

  1. A file of Canon Pixma MG3040 driver setup downloaded beforehand. The setup file is downloadable on the link below.
  2. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer to the Pixma MG3040 printers. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of installing Canon Pixma MG3040 driver using the setup file downloaded beforehand:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon MG3040 Printer need to be turned on first.
  2. You should not plug in the USB cable to either your computer or the Pixma MG3040 printer just yet. Wait until you are instructed otherwise.
  3. If you have not, download the Canon MG3040 drivers setup file. Once done, install the file on your computer. Instructions given on the screen must be followed thoroughly for the file to install properly.
  4. Once installation completes, connect your computer to Pixma MG3040 Printer using the provided USB cable. Your computer should be able to detect the printers automatically. Once detected, more instructions are given.
  5. Displayed instructions should be followed thoroughly to complete the installation.
  6. Canon Pixma MG3040 should be ready for use by now.

METHOD 2: Canon Pixma MG3040 DRIVER INSTALLATION – MANUAL INSTALLATION

For this method, accessing your computer’s Windows’ “Add a printer” feature is required.

Things needed:

  1. A file of Canon MG3040 drivers setup downloaded beforehand. The setup file is downloadable on the link below.
  2. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer to the MG3040 printers. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of manual installation of Canon Pixma MG3040:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon MG3040 Printer need to be turned on first.
  2. You can connect your computer to your Canon Pixma MG3040 printers using the provided USB cable.
  3. Specify a location (folder) on your computer to extract the Pixma MG3040 setup file into. If you can’t find the file, try looking for it on the TEMP folder of your computer.
  4. For Windows 7 and Windows Vista users: open Control Panel, open View Devices & Printer. For Windows XP users: open Fax & Printers.
  5. Choose to Add a printer.
  6. The screen will pop up a window. Enter the location where you extract the setup file into previously.
  7. Pixma MG3040 Installation instructions will appear. Follow them all thoroughly to complete the installation.
  8. Once complete, your Pixma MG3040 Printer should be ready for use by now.

METHOD 3: Canon Pixma MG3040 DRIVER INSTALLATION – INSTALLATION CD

Things needed:

  1. A CD/DVD drive-fitted computer.
  2. An installation CD. This CD should come with the package and it contains a Canon MG3040 setup files.
  3. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer to the MG3040 printers. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of installing Canon MG3040 driver setup file using an installation CD:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon Pixma MG3040 need to be turned on first.
  2. You should not plug in the USB cable to either your computer or the Canon MG3040 printer just yet. Wait until you are instructed otherwise.
  3. Place the installation CD inside the CD/DVD drive. The screen will display a setup wizard. Follow the given instructions thoroughly to begin the installation.
  4. You can now plug the USB cable into both your computer and Canon MG3040 but only do so after the computer clearly specifies the process.
  5. Give it a time to allow connection to be made. Further instructions are given on-screen. Follow them all thoroughly.
  6. Upon completion of installation, your printer should be ready for use by now.

STEPS OF Canon Pixma MG3040 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE INSTALLATION ON MACOS

Things to pay attention to:

  1. The Pixma MG3040  driver setup file is needed. Download the file first and take note of where the file is stored upon completion of the download process. The folder where the file is stored can be inspected through the computer settings.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded setup file and mount the file on the Disk image.
  3. Double-click on that mounted Disk Image.
  4. Double-click on the packaged driver file. The Canon MG3040 drivers installation will start automatically.

STEPS OF Canon Pixma MG3040 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE INSTALLATION ON LINUX

Things needed:

  1. A computer running on Linux.
  2. A program named CUPS (Common Unix Printer Software), installed on that computer.

Guidelines:

  1. Start the computer and open the CUPS program.
  2. Access the web-based interface on the computer.
  3. Access the browser and access localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the computer to the printer using a USB cable.
  5. Locate the Administration tab in the browser. Choose the tab and choose Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter both your username and password.
  8. You should find your Canon MG3040 Printer on the list displayed. Select the printer and select Continue.
  9. The CUPS program should detect and add the printer on its own.
  10. The screen pops up a window. Configure your preferred settings on this window. Enter values as needed.
  11. Your Canon Pixma MG3040 Printer should be ready for use by now.

Thank you.

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