Complete Canon Pixma MG5721 Setup Guide

There are some initial steps to be done to start using your printer effectively. The printer setup involves setting up the device for the first time and bringing it to the ready state. Follow the below-mentioned procedure to Canon Pixma MG5721 Setup.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Setup

Canon Pixma MG5721 Unboxing and Setting Up

Unbox Pixma MG5721 Printer

Canon Pixma MG5721 Printer Download Guide

Canon Pixma MG5721 Driver

A printer driver enables communication between your printer and the system connected to it. There are separate driver files for Windows and Mac operating systems. Proceed with the steps mentioned below to download the printer driver.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Manual

Manual is a guide to which you can refer and get to know the details about Canon Pixma MG5721 setup. It provides us the information on how to set up the device and perform the printer functions. The troubleshooting steps for some printer issues will also be provided.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Driver Installation Guide

You can install the driver using the installation CD-ROM that came along with your printer. As an alternate option, you can download the driver online from a trusted website.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Ink Tank Installation

You will have to install the ink tanks in your printer to perform the printer functions. Follow the guidelines below to perform the ink tank installation.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Paper Loading Guidance

You will have to load the printing sheets recommended by the manufacturer only. If you are loading a paper of different size into the tray, alter the settings accordingly on your printer. Follow the guidelines mentioned below to load the paper into the tray.

Loading Paper in MG5721

Canon Pixma MG5721 Wireless Connection

You can connect your printer using the Ethernet cable or the router to establish a wireless connection. Follow the instructions given below to establish the connection with your Canon Pixma MG5721 setup.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Mobile Printing Guidance

Canon Pixma MG5721’s mobile printing feature allows you to print from any smart device like mobile phones, tablets, etc. Ensure that you connect your printer and the device to the same wireless network

Canon Pixma MG5721 AirPrint Setup

Canon Pixma MG5721 CloudPrint Setup

To print from Google Cloud Print, you must have a Google account. Register your printer with the Google account.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Mopria App Guide

  • To enable the Mopria option on your smart device, download the Mopria app from the Play Store.
  • You can download the app from the Mopria website also.
  • Open the application or document you want to print from and press the App or Share menu.
  • Locate and click on the Print option.
  • On clicking the print option, select your Canon Pixma MG5721 setup from the list.
  • Perform the changes if necessary and click Print.
Canon Pixma MG5721 Mopria setup

Canon Pixma MG5721 Printer Functions

Canon Pixma MG5721 Print Setup

You can perform the print function easily using your Canon Pixma MG5721 setup. Follow the guidelines mentioned below to perform the print function.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Scan Setup

Scanning is the process of having a copy of the document. You can perform the scan function easily by following the steps mentioned below.

How to Reset Canon Pixma MG5721 Printer?

Sometimes performing the reset will resolve the issues. Follow the below-mentioned guidelines to perform the Canon Pixma printer reset.

Canon Pixma MG5721 Reset

Canon Pixma MG5721 Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting is carrying out a series of steps to find why a problem has occurred and resolve the same. We have listed some issues and the steps for resolving them.

  • Power Off your Canon printer and disconnect the external connections made.
  • Open the operation panel on your printer until it locks to a position.
  • Check if the paper is jammed under the printhead holder.
  • Slowly, remove the jammed paper from your printer. Pull the paper out if the sheet is rolled.
  • Ensure that you do not tear the sheet. Take out the small pieces of sheet stuck inside your printer.
  • Now, close the operation panel of your printer and try printing a document as per your wish.
  • Check if your printer is plugged into the correct socket and power it On.
  • Ensure that you connect Canon Pixma MG5721 setup to a secured home network.
  • Take out the printing sheets that are crushed or not good.
  • Install genuine ink tanks in their slot properly.
  • Ensure that the size, type and quality of printing sheets you have loaded match with the print media specifications of the printer.
  • If you are loading paper of a different size, alter the settings on your printer. Now, try to print using your Pixma printer.
  • Check if the ink level in the tank is low or empty.
  • Remove the orange tape carefully from your printer without touching the electric nozzle.
  • Inspect the printhead nozzle and print the Nozzle Check Pattern.
  • Perform printhead cleaning. Tap the Home icon and touch Setup —-> Maintenance —-> OK.
  • Select Cleaning and then tap the OK button. Once again select Yes followed by OK.
  • Wait until the printhead cleaning is completed. Choose Yes and then OK to perform the nozzle check pattern.
  • Power On your printer and check if you have installed the driver files necessary for your printer.
  • Check if the router is turned On.
  • Place the router close to your printer and remove other devices that can cause interference.
  • Check if you are connecting your printer to the network that has a bandwidth range of 2.4 GHz to 5 GHz.
  • Enter the credentials for the chosen secured network correctly to establish the wireless connection successfully.
  • If the above steps did not help in resolving the steps, then reset your Canon Pixma MG5721 setup.
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