Canon Pixma MG5420 setup

CANON PIXMA MG5420 is an All-in-one inkjet printer that has features like printing, copying, and scanning. The following steps help you to setup the printer.

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How to set up Canon Pixma MG5420 printer?

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Canon Pixma Mg5420 Driver Download

A Driver is any software that helps you to connect the printer with your computer. The following are the steps to install a Driver for your computer system.

Canon Pixma Mg5420 Driver Download

A Driver is any software that helps you to connect the printer with your computer. The following are the steps to install a Driver for your computer system.

Once The Driver Is Installed, Take A Test Print.

A manual is a guide that helps us to work with the installation, troubleshoot issues and network connections associated with the printer.

Canon MG5420 Mobile Printing

CANON PIXMA MG5420 provides you the Mobile printing feature which enables us to connect the printer to your Android. Download the Canon print app on your mobile, add your printer, and select Register printer. Choose setup via Wireless router. Give name and password for your printer. Select the required specifications and make a test print.

Canon Mg5420 AirPrint

AirPrint is an Apple technology that helps you create a full-quality printed output without the need to download or install drivers.

Canon Mg5420 Printer Wireless Setup

It allows you to connect the printer with your device without using any wires. The following are the steps involved in the Wireless setup.

  • First, turn on the printer. Press the Wi-Fi button.
  • A blue light will start blinking.
  • Press the WPS button on your access point.
  • Check for a nearby LAN connection on your device.

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Where Is The USB Port On Canon Pixma Mg5420

Canon MG5420 Ink Cartridges Replacement

If you are running out of ink, you will get poor printing quality like missing letters, etc. You can replace the ink cartridge with a new one. Follow the steps that are given.

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Canon Pixma MG5420 Print Function

Canon Mg5420 Printhead Cleaning

Following are the procedures to clean the printhead of the printer after a number of usages.

  • Turn On the Printer and go to the Tools icon.
  • Go to Maintenance and select Head cleaning.
  • If the problem still exists, take the printhead out of the printer.
  • Clean it with alcohol and let it dry for an hour.
  • Now fix the cartridge back into the printer and take a test print.

How To Remove Print Head Canon Mg5420

  • Turn On the printer by long pressing the power button.
  • Open the top cover, wait until the cartridge slot comes to the middle.
  • Now, switch Off the printer and open the front lid of the printer.
  • Remove all the cartridges from the cartridges slot.
  • You will find a removable part inside the cartridge slot, and that is called a printhead.
  • Remove that printhead out of the printer.

Canon Mg5420 Printer App

There are a number of printer apps that allows you to connect your Android to the Canon Pixma mg5420. Following is the procedure to download the app and print any documents handy.

  • Turn On the printer and press the Wi-Fi button.
  • Open Play store and download a Canon print application.
  • Once the application is installed, select Add printers.
  • Go to Register printer and start Setup.
  • Perform the setup by selecting the Setup via Wireless router.
  • Detect nearby devices and check if your device is there.
  • Select your device, name it, and provide a password.
  • Verify if the printer can be detected.

How To Connect Canon Mg5420 To Laptop

  • Power On the Canon Pixma mg5420 printer.
  • Now click the Windows Start button and select Control panel.
  • Click the Hardware and sound option –> Devices and Printers.
  • Choose the Add a printer and select the local printer.
  • Give the name for your local printer and give Next.
  • Follow the instructions given on the screen.
  • Select Finish at the end of the installation.

How To Scan The Document On Canon Mg5420

You can scan documents on the Canon Pixma mg5420 printer by performing the steps to scan a document on the Canon Pixma mg5420 printer.

  • Installing the software allows you to connect your device with the printer.
  • The software is available online. You can also download it from our website.
  • This is also present in the CD-ROM that comes with the printer.
  • Open the lid and dust it.
  • Place the document and close the top lid of the printer.
  • Now, select Scan and customize it.
  • Set the preferences such as the type, format, and size of the document.
  • Preview the required document and start scanning.

How To Reset Canon Mg5420

  • Push the power button of the printer.
  • Long press the Stop button and hold it for 3 seconds.
  • Now press the ON button and release the Stop button.
  • Hold on the ON button and press the Stop button simultaneously.
  • Now release all the buttons that you are holding.
  • The LCD screen on the printer will turn on and go blank.
  • After a few minutes, turn Off the printer.
  • The reset is done now.
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Canon Pixma MG5420 Troubleshooting

The process of finding an issue and solving it by referring to some solutions known as troubleshooting. Follow the troubleshooting steps to resolve any issue associated with the printer. The steps for troubleshooting common errors are given in the manual that comes along with the printer. Refer to that in order to troubleshoot standard errors. For further clarifications, reach out to our support team by dialing the Toll-free number.

Canon Pixma mg5420 error code 1660 is an error that signifies any cartridge error. Following are some information regarding this error code and how to rectify it.

  • Code 1660 is an error alert that denotes cartridge errors.
  • Whenever this code appears, the orange light of your printer blinks four times.
  • First, Turn on the printer and remove the printer cover.
  • Check if the Red light on the ink cartridges is on.
  • If not, it means that the position of the cartridge is incorrect. Adjust it properly.
  • Check if the orange cap at the bottom of the cartridge is removed.
  • Finally, press the Resume or Cancel button to continue the printing process.
  • Make sure the error code 1660 no longer appears.
  • For further help, contact the support team.

Following are the steps that help you to resolve the Scanner not Working issue.

  • Make sure that your printer and computer are connected.
  • Open the lid of the printer and place the document that you want to scan.
  • Make sure it is placed in a clean and dust-free area.
  • Go to the driver and allot the preferences such as type, size, and format of the document.
  • Select Scan and check if the device starts scanning. If not, power cycle the printer.
  • If you place the document under the lid, make sure it faces down.

Canon Pixma mg5420 error code b200 appears because if either a high voltage temperature in print head or any problem inside the printer.

  • Power On the printer.
  • Clean the printhead of the printer.
  • Tools –> Maintenance –> Head cleaning.
  • Check if the problem is resolved.
  • If not, turn Off the printer and unplug the power cable.

If the printer doesn’t print in black, it may be that the black cartridge has run out of ink or is clogged. To begin the process, follow the steps below.

  • Power On the printer.
  • Open the paper tray and the output tray.
  • Start the cleaning process by pressing the Tools icon.
  • Using the arrow keys, locate and select the Maintenance menu and press Ok.
  • Select Deep cleaning and choose OK. Confirm it by selecting YES.
  • Press OK once you see the pattern print confirmation on screen.

If you ever get a Printer offline message, follow the instructions below to make it online.

  • Go to Control panel.
  • Select Printers and Fax.
  • Right-click the printer icon.
  • Find the Use Printer Online option.
  • Restart your System.

A blurring text appears due to an improper printhead alignment or grease on timing strip.

  • Power On the printer.
  • Select the Tools icon on the LCD screen.
  • Click Maintenance –> Auto head alignment.
  • Choose Yes and then select Ok.
  • If you still getting blurring text, turn on the printer and move the cartridges slot.
  • You will see a timing strip.
  • Clean it with a wet cotton to remove the grease that is present in it.
  • Take a test print. If the issue is unresolved, contact the support team.
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