How To Connect Canon Mg5520 To Laptop

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Connect Canon Mg5520 To Laptop

You can connect your laptop and the printer you have through a wired or wireless connection method to operate and manage the printer operations from your laptop. Read the following to know how to connect Canon MG5520 to laptop.

how to connect canon mg5520 to laptop

Wired connection:

1. USB connection

  • If you want a more direct connection, use a USB cable and connect it to the USB port on the printer and the laptop.
  • Make sure the laptop detects the printer; if not, secure the cable ends.
  • Now install the printer driver using the installation CD that was delivered to you along with the printer.
  • For some printers, you can connect the printer to your laptop only during the software installation.
  • After the connection is established on using how to connect Canon Mg5520 to laptop steps, print a test document to verify the connection.

2. Ethernet connection

  • You can connect the Canon printer and the laptop to the router network via the Ethernet cables.
  • Connect an Ethernet cable from the router to the Printer Setup and another cable to the laptop.
  • As both devices are connected to the same network, you can perform the necessary printer function.
  • Install the printer driver on the laptop, make sure to select the Wired Network Connection option and complete the connection setup.

3. Wireless connection:

When you want to connect the printer and the laptop through a Wi-Fi network, use the following steps.

  • Turn on the router’s Wi-Fi network and connect the laptop to it.
  • Keep a note of the Wireless network name and password.
  • Perform the printer driver installation on the laptop for wireless connection and follow the guided instructions.
  • When prompted, go to the printer, tap the WLAN connection icon on the display panel.
  • Under WLAN, choose Wireless WLAN setup and then select Standard setup.
  • After that, the printer scans for the available Wi-Fi network. When the network name appears on the screen, tap it and enter the password.
  • If the name does not appear, enter the network name and password manually to establish the wireless network connection.
  • At last on using how to connect Canon Mg5520 to laptop steps, Complete the printer driver installation on your computer.