Simple Guide For Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup

Canon PIXMA MG2522 is an All-in-One printer that can print, copy, and scan. This printer comes with a flatbed scanner and supports both Windows and Mac Operating Systems. If you are setting up this printer for the first time, follow the below-mentioned steps for Canon Pixma Mg2522 Printer Setup.

Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup

Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup

  • You have to unpack the printer first and then take out the box contents such as the power cord, CD-ROM, user's guide, and ink cartridges.
  • Remove the protective tapes from the printer and make sure to recycle them.
  • Connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord and turn on the printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Lift/open the ink cartridge access door and wait until the print head moves to an idle position.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges and remove the protective seals from them.
  • Install the ink cartridges into the correct slot and close the ink cartridge access door.
  • Open the paper feed slot and slide the edge guide towards the left.
  • Fan a stack of plain paper and load it into the paper feed slot.
  • Adjust the paper by sliding the paper width guide towards the right.
  • Make sure not to force the loaded paper with the paper width guide.
  • Open the paper output tray and pull out the paper support.
  • Next, insert the supplied CD-ROM into your computer's CD/DVD drive and run the driver installation.
  • Agree to the EULA and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the driver installation.
  • Finally, verify the printer functionality by printing a test page from your computer.

Canon Pixma MG2522 Driver Download

You can download the Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer's driver by clicking the Driver Download button on this page. However, you can download it from the official Canon site by following these steps.

  • On the official Canon site, enter your printer's model number in the search field and then select it from the search result.
  • Click the Drivers & Downloads tab and select your OS version from the Operating System drop-down menu.
  • Choose the required printer driver from the displayed list and click the Select button.
  • Next, click the Download button and wait until the download is completed.
  • After completing the download, open the downloaded file to begin the driver installation.

Canon Pixma MG2522 Driver Install

  • You can install the Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer driver using the supplied CD-ROM.
  • If your computer doesn't support the CD-ROM, download the printer driver package from the official Canon site.
  • Make sure to remove any previously installed Canon printer drivers on your computer before installing the new one.
  • Disable the active firewall or antivirus software and close all the running programs.
  • In the driver installation window, agree to the EULA and choose your connection type.
  • Finish the driver installation by following the on-screen prompts.
  • After completing the driver installation, verify the printer functionality.

Canon Pixma MG2522 Usb Setup

  • Before starting, make sure you have a standard USB cable handy.
  • Disconnect any USB cable connected between your printer and the computer.
  • Turn on your printer and ensure that you have completed the basic printer settings.
  • On your computer, run the driver installation using the supplied CD-ROM or downloaded driver package.
  • Agree to the EULA and choose the USB connection option as your connection type.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions and establish the connection between your printer and the computer via a USB cable.
  • After establishing the connection, print a test page to verify the connection.

Canon Pixma MG2522 How To Print

  • Printing a document or photo is quite simple and easy if you proceed with the instructions given below.
  • First, turn on your printer and the computer.
  • Next, connect both the devices using a standard USB cable.
  • Load a stack of legal plain paper into the printer’s feed slot.
  • On your computer, open the print application and select the document you wish to print.
  • Select Print from the File menu and choose your printer's name from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the Properties or Preferences button to open the printer driver setup window.
  • Head to the Quick Setup tab in the Printing Preferences window and choose the required print settings.
  • Click OK after selecting the print settings and select Print in the Print dialog box to start printing your document.

Canon Pixma MG2522 How To Copy

  • Before making copies on your Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer, turn on your printer.
  • Ensure that you have completed the basic printer settings.
  • Verify that you have loaded some plain paper into the paper feed slot.
  • Place the original document you wish to copy on the scanner glass.
  • Go to the printer's control panel and press the Color button for color copying.
  • If you wish to make a black & white copy, press the Black button.
  • Now, the printer starts copying your document.
  • If you wish to make multiple copies, press the Color or Black button repeatedly according to the number of copies you want.

Canon Pixma MG2522 How To Scan

Using the Windows Control Panel:

  • This method is only applicable for the Windows XP Operating System. If you are using later Windows OS versions, use the IJ Scan Utility for scanning.
  • Connect your printer to the computer using a standard USB cable.
  • Ensure that the printer is turned on and place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • On your computer, open the Control Panel and click the Printers and Other Hardware tab.
  • Select the Scanners and Cameras option and double-click your printer's name.
  • In the Scanner and Camera Wizard window, choose the required picture type and click Next.
  • For advanced scan settings, click the Custom settings button.
  • Select Preview to have a look at the document and click Next.
  • Finally, click Scan to scan your original document and save a copy of it to your computer.

Canon Pixma MG2522 Scan Utility

  • Canon IJ Scan Utility is a tool used for scanning your document from the scanner glass and save a copy of it to the connected computer.
  • To scan using the IJ Scan Utility, turn on your printer first and then connect it to your computer.
  • Next, place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • On your computer, launch the IJ Scan Utility tool and click the Auto icon to start scanning.
  • If you scan a photo, click the Photo icon in the IJ Scan Utility window and select the required scan settings by clicking the Settings icon.
  • If you wish to cancel the current scan, press the Cancel button.
  • Similarly, you can scan documents by clicking the Document icon in the Canon IJ Scan Utility window.
Canon Pixma MG2522 Scan Utility

Canon Pixma MG2522 Troubleshooting

  • Is your Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer malfunctioning frequently? Probably there might be a problem with the printer settings.
  • Issues like Paper Jam can be solved quickly by removing the jammed paper from the printer.
  • Sometimes, it might be a false error. In such cases, restart your printer.
  • If you have any difficulties in troubleshooting printer issues, click Call on this page to contact our technical support team.

Canon MG2522 Not Printing

  • If your Canon MG2522 printer is not printing, check if the printer has been turned on.
  • Verify the USB connection between your printer and the computer.
  • Ensure that you have loaded the printer-supported paper into the paper feed slot.
  • On your computer, select your printer's name from the drop-down menu in the Print dialog box.
  • Make sure to select the correct print settings.
  • Finally, print a test page to check if the problem has been resolved.

Canon Pixma MG2522 Offline

  • When your computer shows that your printer is offline, you have to check whether the printer is turned on.
  • If the printer is in sleep/hibernate mode, wake it up by pressing any buttons on the printer's control panel and check the printer status.
  • On your Windows computer, open the Control Panel and click the Devices and Printers tab.
  • Right-click on your printer's icon and select the See what's printing option.
  • Clear all the pending print jobs and click the Printer tab.
  • Deselect the Use Printer Offline option and set your printer as the default printer for your computer.
  • Verify the USB connection between your printer and the computer.
  • Try printing a test page or scan a document to check if the offline printer status has been fixed.

How To Reset Canon MG2522 Printer

  • Resetting the Canon MG2522 printer will erase all the preconfigured printer settings. 
  • Restoring the printer settings to factory defaults is recommended when no troubleshooting method resolves the printer issues.
  • Press and hold down the Stop button with the printer turned on to begin with the resetting process.
  • Wait until the alarm flashes.
  • Release the Stop button and restart your printer to reconfigure the necessary settings.

Canon MG2522 Printer Not Responding

  • If the Canon MG2522 printer fails to respond to your printing/scanning command, there might be a connection problem.
  • Make sure to connect your printer and the computer using a standard USB cable.
  • Ensure that you have firmly plugged the USB cable into the correct USB ports.
  • If the printer has been turned off, check the power cord and turn on the printer.
  • If necessary, connect the printer to a different electrical outlet.
  • Also, check whether you have loaded the printer-supported paper into the paper feed slot.
  • Make sure to choose the printer's name correctly in the Print dialog box.
  • If the problem persists, remove and reinstall the printer driver on your computer.
  • Now, you have successfully completed Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup. For more assistance, contact us.