Canon Pixma Mg2525 Setup

Canon PIXMA MG2525 is a multi-functional wireless color printer that uses inkjet technology and prints high-quality documents at a very low cost. This printer is compact and mainly designed for home usage. This page shows the detailed setup of the Canon Pixma MG2525 printer using a simple and easy method.

CANON PIXMA MG2525 SETUP

Box Contents:

Canon Pixma Mg2525 Setup
  • Canon PIXMA MG2525 printer.
  • FINE Ink cartridges (Color & Black).
  • Power Cord.
  • Setup CD-ROM.
  • Getting Started Guide.

Unboxing the Canon PIXMA MG2525 printer:

  • Open the box and then take all the contents out of the box.
  • Now, set the printer box to its side, grab the package cover, and pull the printer out of the box.
  • Place the Canon MG2525 printer on a flat surface.
  • Remove the printer from the package.
  • Remove all protective tapes around the printer.
  • Open the document cover, remove the Styrofoam sheet, and then close the document cover.
  • Open the cover and remove the packing materials inside the printer.
  • Gently flip the printer upside down and remove the orange protective tape at the bottom of the printer.
  • Connect one of the ends of the power cord to the Canon PIXMA MG2525 printer and the other end to the electrical socket.
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  • You have to press the Power button on your Canon printer to turn it ON.

How to install ink cartridges:

  • Ensure that the printer is turned ON.
  • Push the paper output tray and the output tray extension into the printer.
  • Open the cover.
  • Wait until the cartridge holder stops.
  • Remove the Color FINE ink cartridge from the package.
  • Hold the cartridge on its sides and remove the orange protective tape.
  • Don’t touch the electrical component and the ink outlet nozzle on the ink cartridge.
  • Insert the Color cartridge into the left side of the cartridge holder and press the cartridge until it snaps.
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  • Repeat the above steps to install the Black ink cartridge on the right side of the cartridge holder.
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  • Make sure that both the cartridges are placed at the same level.
  • Close the cover.
  • The ink cartridges are installed successfully.

Steps to load paper:

  • Ensure that the printer is turned ON and open the paper support.
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  • Pull the paper output tray and paper output tray extension until they stop.
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  • You need to slide the paper guide to the left end of the printer.
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  • Load the paper stack with the printing side facing towards you and adjust the paper guide to hold the edges of the paper stack.
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  • Load the paper stack below the load limit mark.

Canon printer MG2525 driver download

  • Turn ON the computer and open a web browser.
  • Go to the official Canon support website.
  • On the Canon website, click Support and enter the printer model number in the search box. Press the Enter key.
  • The Canon product information webpage opens. Click DRIVERS & DOWNLOAD.
  • The webpage automatically detects your computer’s operating system. If you want to change the Operating System, click the Operating System drop-down box and select the required OS.
 
  • Click the Language drop-down box and select the preferred language.
  • We recommend downloading the Canon MG2525 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows).
  • Locate and select the full package driver and click SELECT.
  • See the system requirements on the webpage and click DOWNLOAD.
  • You can also download other drivers from the webpage.
 

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2525 Driver?

  • Once the driver is downloaded from the official Canon website, double-click the setup file and start the installation process on the Windows computer.
  • On the Welcome page, click Next.
  • Select your region and click Next.
  • On the License Agreement screen, you need to read the terms and conditions and click Yes.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the driver installation on the computer.

Canon PIXMA MG2525 printer manual:

  • Turn ON the Windows computer and open the default web browser.
  • Go to the Canon official support website and click Support at the top of the webpage.
  • Enter your printer’s name with the model number in the search box and click the Search icon or press Enter key.
  • Now, the Canon PIXMA MG2525 product information page appears.
  • Click MANUAL; it will automatically scroll down to the Manuals tab.
  • If you want to download the User Manual, locate and click Select next to the User Manual. Then, click View. Your User Manual for the Canon PIXMA printer is now downloaded successfully.

Canon PIXMA MG2525 wireless setup:

  • Turn ON the Canon printer and make sure that the Wi-Fi light is flashing.
  • Place the Canon printer near the router.
  • Now, insert the installation disk into the CD drive.
  • In case you do not have the CD, download the latest driver from the Canon official website.
  • Once the download is performed, run the setup file.
  • If the User Account Control screen prompts, click Yes.
  • If you want to change the language, click the Language button and then select your preferred language.
  • Click Next.
  • Select your country/region on the Select Your Place of Residence screen and then click Next.
  • Select the checkbox and download the required software and click Next.
  • Read the License Agreement carefully and click Yes to agree to the terms and conditions of the License Agreement.
  • The setup wizard will now download the necessary software on the computer.
  • If prompted, click on the Wireless connection option.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the Canon PIXMA MG2525 wireless setup.

Canon MG2525 AirPrint setup:

  • The AirPrint feature is available only for iOS and Mac devices.
  • With the help of AirPrint, you can connect the iOS device to the Canon printer without installing any additional software.
  • Make sure that the Canon printer is turned ON.
  • Ensure that the Apple device and the Canon printer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Enable AirPrint on your Apple device.
  • Start printing from the device to the Canon printer.

Now, you have finished the AirPrint setup successfully.

Canon Pixma MG2525 USB Setup:

  • Ensure that the printer is turned ON.
  • Download the full driver package from the Canon official website.
  • Once the download is over, run the setup file.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions. When prompted, connect one end of the USB cable to the printer and the other end to the computer.

Canon MG2525 ink replacement:

  • Ensure that the printer is turned ON.
  • If it is in sleep mode, press the Power button to wake the printer.
  • Check the ink lamp status on the printer operational panel.
  • When the orange light flashes, the ink cartridge runs low.
  • The upper lamp indicates the Black FINE ink cartridge, and the lower lamp indicates the Color FINE ink cartridge.
  • Push the output tray and the output tray extension into the printer.
  • Open the cover and wait until the cartridge holder stops.
  • Press down the empty ink cartridge until it clicks and remove the empty ink cartridge.
  • Remove the new ink cartridge from the package.
  • Hold the ink cartridge on the sides and remove the orange protective tape.
  • Insert the ink cartridge into the cartridge holder until it snaps.
  • Close the cover.
  • Pull the output tray and output tray extension back to their original positions.

Finally, the ink cartridge on the Canon printer is replaced successfully.

How to scan on a Canon MG2525 printer:

 
  • Make sure that the printer is turned ON.
  • Download and install the Canon IJ Scan Utility on the Windows computer.
  • Check whether the printer and the computer are connected to the same network.
  • Click the Start icon and locate the IJ Scan Utility app.
  • Launch Canon IJ Scan Utility.
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  • Open the document cover.
  • Place the original document with the scanning side facing the platen glass.
  • Align the document with the alignment mark at the top-right corner on the platen glass.
  • Close the document cover.
  • On the IJ Scan Utility screen, click Settings.
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  • Under Settings, click Document Scan > Save Settings.
  • Type the file name in the File Name drop-down box.
  • Click the Data Format drop-down box and select PDF.
  • Click the Save in drop-down box; browse and select the save location.
  • Click OK to save the settings.
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  • Click on Document. The scanning process starts, and the file will be saved on the computer in PDF format.

Canon MG2525 printer troubleshooting:

Troubleshooting helps to clear all the error messages and printer software problems.

Canon MG2525 Printer Offline:

 
  • Click the Start icon on the Windows computer.
  • Click the Settings icon to open your computer’s Settings app.
  • Click Devices.
  • Under the Devices option, click Printers and Scanners.
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  • Select the Canon printer and click Open queue > Printer.
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  • If it is not set to default, the printer icon will be in gray.
  • To set the Canon printer as the default printer, click Printer > Set As Default Printer.
  • Under the Printer option, uncheck both the Pause Printing and Use Printer Offline options.
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  • Again, click Printer and click Clear All Documents.
  • These steps will bring your printer back to the online state.

Canon MG2525 Paper Jam:

Paper jammed in the rear tray:

 
  • If paper is jammed in the rear tray, turn OFF the printer.
  • Slide the paper guides and remove the paper stack in the input tray.
  • Grab the paper with your hands and gently pull the paper out of the rear tray.
  • Once the paper is completely removed, check for any torn paper pieces inside the printer.
  • Load the paper stack into the rear tray and slide the paper guides to grab the edges of the paper stack.
  • Turn ON the printer and enjoy printing.

Paper jammed inside the printer:

 
  • If the paper is jammed inside the Canon printer, first of all, turn OFF the printer and wait for a few seconds.
  • Push the output tray and the output tray extension into the printer.
  • Open the cover and locate where the paper is jammed.
  • Gently slide the print head to the end.
  • Grab the jammed paper with your hands and gently pull the paper out of the printer.
  • When the paper is completely removed from the printer, close the cover.
  • Pull the output tray and output tray extension back to their positions.
  • Turn ON the printer.
  • The paper jamming issue is completely cleared successfully.

Canon MG2525 Paper won’t Feed:

 
  • If the printer doesn’t feed paper into the roller, start the roller cleaning process.
  • Slide the paper guides to the ends and take the paper stack out of the rear tray.
  • Make sure that the printer is turned ON.
  • On the Windows computer, open the printer driver setup window.
  • Under the Maintenance tab, click Roller Cleaning. If prompted, click Yes.
  • Once the roller cleaning process ends, follow the on-screen message and click OK.
  • Once the paper is ejected, the roller cleaning is complete.
  • Again, load the paper stack into the rear tray and slide the paper guide to hold the edges of the paper stack.
  • Do not overload paper into the rear tray; load the paper below the load limit mark.
  • Hopefully, the Canon PIXMA MG2525 printer setup is completed successfully.

Canon MG2525 not printing:

 
  • Make sure that the printer power cord is inserted properly.
  • If the printer is in sleep mode, press the Power button to wake up the printer.
  • Check the printer operational panel for any error indication.
  • If you have connected the printer to your computer with a USB cable, check if the cable is inserted correctly on both ends.
  • If the USB cable is damaged, remove the old cable. Connect one end of the new USB cable to the printer and the other end to the computer USB port.
  • Uninstall the old driver from the Windows computer.
  • Download and install the latest driver from the official Canon website.
  • If the printer is connected to a wireless network, place the printer near the router.
  • Make sure that the printer and the router are connected to the same network.
  • Check the ink cartridge level on the operating panel. If the orange light flashes, it means that the ink cartridge is running low on ink.
  • Check which ink cartridge is low and try to replace the ink cartridge ASAP.
  • The top light indicates the Black ink cartridge level, and the bottom light indicates the Color ink cartridge level.
  • Check if the ink cartridges are inserted properly.