Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver Download

Canon PIXMA MG2550 is a particular model of printer from Canon which is a compact size printer with a decent set of quality and functionality to do multiple things.

As one of the leading brands within the printing industry Canon has its many decent products one of which is the Canon PIXMA MG2550. It really is just one of many other products of Canon out there. Key features of this particular model include the easy to use characteristic as well as the all-in-one functionality. Aside from those key features, there are also many great benefits to getting upon using this model from Canon.

The size of this model is pretty compact so that there will no need of a lot of space to spare for this printer. It comes in all white finish that makes it a really stylish printer to look at. Another decent feature offered by Canon in this model is the Auto Power. It will turn On by itself upon use and it will then turn Off immediately when not in use.

Furthermore, this printer also has the optional feature of XL ink cartridges which will deliver more output for less money to spend for sure. Regarding its quality within the output, it actually offers high-quality prints alongside the FINE cartridge technology. So, this Canon PIXMA MG2550 model is a great choice for those who are looking for a compact printer which is really capable of doing various things in high quality.

Steps of Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver and Software Installation

 

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver Installation—Downloaded Driver Setup File

For this method, you will not need an installation CD to install the driver of Canon MG2550.

Things needed:

  1. A file of Canon MG2550 driver setup downloaded beforehand. The setup file is downloadable on the link below.
  2. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer with the printer. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of installing Canon PIXMA MG2550 driver using setup file, downloaded beforehand:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG2550 need to be turned on first.
  2. You should not plug in the USB cable to either your computer or the printer just yet. Wait until you are instructed otherwise.
  3. If you have not, download the setup file. Once done, install the file on your computer. Instructions given on the screen must be followed thoroughly for the file to install properly.
  4. Once installation completes, connect your computer with Canon PIXMA MG2550 using the provided USB cable. Your computer should be able to detect the printer automatically. Once detected, more instructions are given.
  5. Displayed instructions should be followed thoroughly to complete installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MG2550 should be ready for use by now.

 

Method 2: Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver Installation—Manual Installation

For this method, accessing your computer’s Windows’ “Add a printer” feature is required.

Things needed:

  1. A file of Canon MG2550 driver setup downloaded beforehand. The setup file is downloadable on the link below.
  2. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer with the printer. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of manual installation of Canon PIXMA MG2550:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG2550 need to be turned on first.
  2. You can connect your computer with your Canon PIXMA MG2550 using the provided USB cable.
  3. Specify a location (folder) on your computer to extract the Canon MG2550 setup file into. If you can’t find the file, try looking for it on the TEMP folder of your computer.
  4. For Windows 7 and Windows Vista users: open Control Panel, open View Devices & Printer. For Windows XP users: open Fax & Printers.
  5. Choose Add a printer.
  6. The screen will pop up a window. Enter the location where you extract the setup file into previously.
  7. Installation instructions will appear. Follow them all thoroughly to complete installation.
  8. Once complete, your PIXMA MG2550 should be ready for use by now.

 

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver Installation—Installation CD

Things needed:

  1. A CD/DVD drive-fitted computer.
  2. An installation CD. This CD should come with the package and it contains a setup file. Check for your box for the CD.
  3. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer with the printer. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of installing Canon PIXMA MG2550 driver setup file using an installation CD:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG2550 need to be turned on first.
  2. You should not plug in the USB cable to either your computer or the printer just yet. Wait until you are instructed otherwise.
  3. Place the installation CD inside the CD/DVD drive. The screen will display a setup wizard. Follow the given instructions thoroughly to begin installation.
  4. You can now plug the USB cable into both your computer and Canon PIXMA MG2550 but only do so after the computer clearly specifies the process.
  5. Give it a time to allow connection to be made. Further instructions are given on-screen. Follow them all thoroughly.
  6. Upon completion of installation, your printer should be ready for use by now.

 

Steps of Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver and Software Installation on MacOS

Things to pay attention to:

  1. The driver setup file is needed. Download the file first and take note of where the file is stored upon completion of download process. The folder where the file is stored can be inspected through the computer settings.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded setup file and mount the file on the Disk image.
  3. Double-click on that mounted Disk Image.
  4. Double-click on the packaged driver file. Installation will start automatically.

 

Steps of Canon PIXMA MG2550 Driver and Software Installation on Linux

Things needed:

  1. A computer running on Linux.
  2. A program named CUPS (Common Unix Printer Software), installed on that computer.

Guidelines:

  1. Start the computer and open the CUPS program.
  2. Access the web-based interface on the computer.
  3. Access the browser and access localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the computer with the printer using a USB cable.
  5. Locate the Administration tab on the browser. Choose the tab and choose Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter both your username and password.
  8. You should find your Canon PIXMA MG2550 on the list displayed. Select the printer and select Continue.
  9. The CUPS program should detect and add the printer on its own.
  10. The screen pops up a window. Configure your preferred settings on this window. Enter values as needed.
  11. Your printer should be ready for use by now.

 

Uninstallation Steps of Canon PIXMA MG2550 Printer Driver

 

On Windows:

  1. On your computer’s keyboard, find the Windows button.
  2. Access the Control Panel tab.
  3. Locate the Uninstall a Program tab and select the tab.
  4. Find the printer driver’s name on the displayed list.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until uninstallation process completes.

 

On Mac:

  1. Open the Apple menu.
  2. Access System Preferences.
  3. Access Printers and Scanners.
  4. Find the printer driver’s name of the displayed list.
  5. Select Remove

 

On Linux:

  1. Access Application.
  2. Access System Settings.
  3. Access Printers. The screen will pop up a window.
  4. Click on the Unlock button. The button is somewhere at the upper right section of the window.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate Canon PIXMA MG2550 on the displayed list. There should be a minus (-) sign next to it.
  7. Click on the sign.

 

Canon PIXMA MG2550 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: for wireless-compatible printers only)

Things needed:

  1. WPS physical button located on the printer.
  2. A network secured with WPA or WPS.

Step 1

  1. Press the printer’s home button.

Step 2

  1. Using navigation arrows, select the icon of WLAN Setup.
  2. Press the printer’s left function button.

At this point, the printer’s LED indicator turns on, indicating wireless connection is enabled. The unit scans for the WPS-secured network.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold the WPS button for 5 seconds.
  2. Release the button and after 2 minutes, press the OK button.
  3. Upon establishing the connection, press the OK button. Setup completes.

Canon PIXMA MG2550 should already install on the computer.

In the event that connection still can’t be established, manufacturer should be contacted.

 

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press the printer’s home button.

Step 2

  1. Using navigation arrows, select the icon of WLAN Setup.
  2. Press the printer’s left function button.

At this point, the printer’s LED indicator turns on, indicating wireless connection is enabled. The unit scans for the WPS-secured network.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button.
  2. Access Standard setup and press the OK button. The setup process should begin immediately and the unit will scan for a network.
  3. With navigation arrows, choose an available access point and followed by pressing the OK button. You can press left function button over again to restart scanning for available network.
  4. Input your password by pressing the OK button. Following are the instruction to input a password:
  5. Password is case sensitive. Center function button acts as a way of changing to upper case, lower case, or numeric.
  6. Use navigation arrows to choose a character offered on the virtual keyboard. Confirm selection by pressing OK button. Move on to other characters by pressing OK button.
  7. Repeat steps (a) and (b) to complete inputting password.
  8. Once password is input completely, press left function button to finish the whole process.
  9. Confirm the password you entered. Press OK button to edit password as required.
  10. Press left function button to complete setup process and round it all by pressing OK button.

Canon PIXMA MG2550 should already install on the computer.

In the event that connection still can’t be established, manufacturer should be contacted.

 

PIXMA MG2550 Factory Default Settings

Step 1

  1. Press the printer’s home button.

Step 2

  1. With navigation arrows, choose the icon of Setup.
  2. Press right function button.

Step 3

  1. With left navigation arrow, choose Device Settings.
  2. Press OK button.

Step 4

  1. With the up navigation arrow, access the LAN settings.
  2. Press OK button.
  3. With the down navigation arrow, choose “Yes” to reset settings.
  4. Press OK button.
  5. Resetting WLAN Settings should commence. The screen will display a message that tells you to wait for the process to complete.
  6. Press OK button to complete WLAN reset process

 

How to Use Google Cloud Print

 

How to Use Google Cloud Print on Non-cloud-ready printers

Things needed:

  1. A computer or any devices with Google Chrome installed.
  2. Any printers connected to the computer or any devices via local access network or a USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Turn on the devices and run Google Chrome Browser. Sign into your Google account on the Chrome browser.
  2. Locate the Menu button on the top right corner of the browser.
  3. Open Settings.
  4. On the bottom of the displayed window, click on “Show Advanced Settings”.
  5. Click on the “Sign in to Google Print” button. Your Google account is now linked to Google Print service.
  6. Click on “Add Printer(s)” button.
  7. Click on “Manage Your Printers” option.
  8. A new window will pop up. To the left, there’s “Printers” option. Select the option and a list of printers connected to your computer will be displayed.
  9. When you use Google Chrome to print something, the printer you use will be shown as and output point.

 

How to Use Google Cloud Print on Cloud-ready printers

Things needed:

  1. A computer or any devices with Google Chrome installed.
  2. Any printers with cloud printing feature.

Guidelines:

  1. Turn on the devices and run Google Chrome Browser. Sign into your Google account on the Chrome browser.
  2. Locate the Menu button on the top right corner of the browser.
  3. Open Settings.
  4. On the bottom of the displayed window, click on “Show Advanced Settings”.
  5. Click on the “Sign in to Google Print” button. Your Google account is now linked to Google Print service.
  6. Click on “Add Printer(s)” button.
  7. Click on “Manage Your Printers” option.
  8. A new window will pop up. To the left, there’s “Add a Cloud-ready Printer” option. Select the option and a list of manufacturers will be displayed.
  9. Choose one that matches your printer and follow all the instructions thoroughly.

 

How to Print through Google Print Service

  1. On Google Chrome browser, locate the Menu button on top corner of the window.
  2. From the dropdown menu, locate Print option. Click on the option.
  3. Determine the printer you use by clicking on the “Change…” button. This button is under Destination, to the left of the menu.
  4. Choose your desired printer.
  5. Input values as needed: margins, orientation/page layout, page range, etc.
  6. Select “Print” button on the left side.
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