Canon MG2522 is a small size inkjet printer. This device is good for home use due to its compact size and all-in-one functionality. Users can easily keep this printer anywhere and take the printouts. It provides both types of connection; cable and wireless. Once a user connects and configures the printer; he can easily take the printouts.
Unboxing Canon MG2522 Printer
- Remove the plastic tape from the box and take out the printer
- Place your Canon MG2522 printer on a flat and clean surface
- Check the box for cartridges and cables
- It should contain your driver CD and manual
- After checking all items, remove the protective tape from the printer and cartridge
- Plugin your printer and insert the cartridges. Now the user has to connect his printer to the computer/phone.
Connecting Canon MG2522 Printer to the PC with USB cable
Connecting your printer to the PC with a cable is very basic. You can connect it like any other peripheral device.
- Connect the cable to Canon MG2522 printer
- Connect cable’s another end to the computer
- Open the Setting tab
- Choose Devices and Printers
- Hit on Add a printer option
- Select Local Printer
The computer will start checking for available printers
Choose your Canon MG2522 and tap on Add Printer. Your Canon device will get connected. Now seek the driver for your printer.
Installing Canon MG2522 Printer Driver
You must have received the MG2522 driver CD with the printer. On PC, if you have a disc driver; copy the setup. Open printer setup and run it for installation. Users can download the setup for the printer from the web. Open the browser and search for the MG2522 printer driver. You will get the driver on Canon’s official website. Download the driver setup for your printer. Open your downloads and run the Canon printer driver. After installing the driver, the user can easily use the printer. Open the document and then give the print command. Select the Canon printer and load pages. Your Canon device will start printing the documents.
After configuring the printer device to PC, when it shows any error then try resetting it. Users can get the error due to any invalid settings. When you are connecting the printer to a new device; reset it to factory default and then configure it with your new device.
- Go to printer and select the Setup button
- Hit arrow key and go to Device
- Tap on Reset and hit OK
Select Reset All option and click on the Yes button. Your Canon device will be set to factory default. Now users can easily connect the Canon printer to the new device.
Setting Canon MG2522 Printer to Network
Sharing the printer is a good way for cost-cutting. Now, you can share your Canon device on the network. Users don’t need to reconnect the printer from one device to another. When you have a personal Wi-Fi network; add your printer to it. After the connection, you can share it among the connected devices. The user has to check his router for the physical WPS pin and WPA security. If both things are available then start printer configuration.
- Press the Wi-Fi button on the Canon device
- The lamp will start blinking
- Immediately press the WPS pin on the router
Wait until the lamp stops flashing and the printer gets connected to your network. When the printer gets connected; you have to inspect the network. Press the Resume button of Canon until the lamp blinks 15 times. Now check pages on the tray and your printer will get the configuration printout. Printer status should be active and the SSID must show your network name. When all details are correct; your Canon device is connected to the personal network.
Now the user has to check for the driver. Go to all the devices which you want to connect with the printer. Install the driver for the Canon MG2522 printer on all those devices. Now, when you need a printout; open a document on any PC which is connected to the network. Give the command and search for your Canon device. Tap on the printer name and start printing. If your Canon MG2522 is showing any error then ask a technician for help.