Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup

Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup | A Comprehensive Guide

Canon Pixma MG2522 Printer Setup

Canon Pixma MG2522 is a small printer that you can use for personal and office use. It supports optional XL ink cartridges so that you can replace the cartridges in a very short time. This model of the Canon printer works on both Windows and Mac.

However, to get the best output you must be aware of the Canon Pixma MG2522 setup procedure.

How to Setup Canon Pixma MG2522

First, unpack the Canon Pixma MG2522 printer. Next, see whether the printer components are provided in it or not. 

Next, you have to remove the packing cover from the Canon printer. Now, place the Pixma MG2522 printer on a flat surface and remove the protective tabs from the printer.

Take an AC power cable. Connect one end of the cable to the printer. The other end must be connected to the power socket. After that, power on the Canon Pixma MG2522 printer. 

Now, unpack the ink cartridges that came with the printer package. Next, you have to open the front door of the Canon printer. Then, adjust the ink cartridges within the respective slots.

Next, load paper in the paper tray for a test print and complete the printer setup. Once done, you have to download the driver. To do so, have a look below.

For Mac Device

You can either install the printer driver from the installation CD that came with the printer package. Or, from the official website of Canon.

In order to install the driver from the CD drive, make sure that the Mac device has a disc drive. However, recently manufactured Mac laptops or computer does not contain the disc drive.

In such cases, using a flash drive you need to copy and paste the content of the CD to a preferred folder. When finished, a file set will appear on the display. 

Double-click on the driver file and install the printer software on the Mac computer.

For Windows

Here also, you can install the driver from the installation drive or from the official website. If you wish to download the driver from the official website, then first move to the official website of the Canon Pixma MG2522 printer.

After that, search for the best-recommended version for your device driver. Once found, click on the Driver Download button and start the download process.

Once the folder has been downloaded on your device, you can install the printer software. After downloading the printer driver, choose the connection method based on the specification of your device. 

You should also agree to the terms and conditions and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation procedure.

When finished, tap on the Finish button.

How to Connect Canon MG2522 Printer to Wi-Fi

If you wish to connect the Canon printer to a Wi-Fi, then follow these steps:

  1. Power on the Pixma MG2522 printer. After that, tap on the Setup button.
  2. Choose the Wireless LAN Setup option. Press OK.
  3. On the next page, select the Easy Setup button.
  4. Next, select the name of the router. Tap on OK and continue with the setup procedure.
  5. Furthermore, you have to install the printer software on the computer or laptop.
  6. While installing the printer driver, choose the Use the Printer on the Network option

Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the wireless set up procedure. Once done, turn off the printer. Wait for sometimes and turn it on again. 

Next, press and hold the Wi-Fi button. When the Wi-Fi lamp starts blinking, release it. Again press the Black or Color button in order to complete the Wi-Fi setup.


Here some of the FAQs and their answers are given.

  • Paper Not Feeding

To overcome the situation, first, see if the paper is properly loaded or not. If you wish to load a stack, make sure that the edges are aligned. Make sure the paper you are using is not curled or bent. 

Also, make sure that the paper size is matched with the mentioned paper size in the print settings. In case, you see any jammed paper within the paper tray, immediately remove it.

Also, properly clean the paper feed roller. After that, the paper not feeding issue should be resolved.

  • How can you Print from iPhone without AirPrint?

First, download the printing application and install it on your iOS device. Next, open the printing app and follow the online instructions in order to connect. Next, you have to open a wireless connection. Either wi-fi or USB.

Thereafter, click on the Add Printer option. Now, the device will automatically search for the wireless printer. On the next page, choose the printer model and then tap on ‘Add to your mobile’ option.

Once the printer has been successfully added, insert some straight and white paper in the printer and after that, tap on the Print option. After that, select the printer model and print.