Wi-Fi Set Up With a Mac - PIXMA TR7520 Printer

Article ID: ART168294 | Date published: 07/28/2017 | Date last updated: 03/18/2020


Use the Easy Wireless Connect method to connect a PIXMA TR7520 to a wireless network (LAN) using a Mac.


To be able to use the PIXMA TR7520 to print or scan wirelessly on a Mac® computer, the printer must first be connected to the wireless network. Then, software must be installed on the computer. 

The instructions / screenshots below show the setup program steps when using the Easy Wireless Connect method to connect the printer wirelessly.

There are two parts to the setup process:

  1. Start Easy Wireless Connect on the printer.

  2. Download and run the setup files on your computer.

1. Start Easy Wireless Connect on the printer

  1. Make sure that the printer is turned ON.
    Note If the printer is busy with a print head alignment or another process, wait for it to finish before you begin.

  2. Select the Network Status Button (A)  on the printer.

  3. Select LAN settings on the WLAN setting list screen.

    WLAN setting list screen: Tap LAN settings in the lower left corner

  4. Select Wireless LAN.

    LAN settings screen: Tap Wireless LAN

  5. Select Wireless LAN setup.

    Wireless LAN setup screen: Tap Easy wireless connect

  6. Select Easy wireless connect.

    Wireless LAN setup screen: Tap Easy wireless connect

  7. Select Yes.

    Settings will be made on a computer or smartphone, etc. OK? Tap Yes

  8. When the printer preparation completes, the screen below appears.|

    Follow the instructions on the computer or smartphone, etc.

  9. Return to the setup application screen and proceed with the setup.


2. Download and run the setup file on your computer

  1. Get the setup file. Read any warning messages that appear during setup then select Download.

 If you see a message like this:

Select OK. Then, control-click on the setup file, select Open, then select Open in the error message window. This will allow the setup program to proceed.

  1. Select Next on the first screen.

    Setup screen: Click Next (outlined in red)

  2. Enter your computer User Name and Password, then select Install Helper.

    Enter your user name and password, then click Install Helper (outlined in red)

  3. Select Start Setup.

    Start Setup screen: Click Start Setup (outlined in red)

  4. Select the appropriate region, then tap Next.

    Select your country or region, then click Next (outlined in red)

  5. Select Yes on the License Agreement screen.

    Read the license agreement, then click Yes (outlined in red) to proceed. Clicking No will cancel the setup process

  6. Select Agree or Do not agree to the Survey.

    Select Agree or Do not agree (outlined in red) to proceed

  7. A status check occurs.

    Checking the printer status screen: Please wait

  8. Select Yes on the connection method.

    Check the Connection Method screen: Verify that your printer shows in this screen, then click Yes (outlined in red)

  9. Setup continues. If the Select wireless router screen (below) appears, select the router to connect to the printer, enter the network key (password) and tap Next.
    Note Your router and network settings determine whether or not this screen appears.

    Select wireless router screen: Select your network, enter the network key into the field provided, click Next (outlined in red)

  10. Network connection completed. Tap Next.

    Connection completed: Click Next (outlined in red)

  11. IJ Scan Utility is installed. Wait for it to finish.

    IJ Scan Utility installation progress shown

  12. If the following message appears, select Allow.

    Setup wants to access your network key. Click Allow (outlined in red)

  13. Tap Add Printer on the Add Printer screen.

    Add Printer screen: click Add Printer (outlined in red)

  14. On the Add screen, select the Canon TR7500 series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column. Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint in the Use: drop-down list, then tap Add.

    Add window: Select your printer, select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint, then click Add (outlined in red)

  15. Tap Next on the Add Printer screen.

    Add Printer screen: Click Next (outlined in red)

  16. Tap Next.

    Test Print screen: Click Next

  17. Setup is complete. Tap Next.

    Setup Complete screen: Click Next (outlined in red)

  18. Select any optional software desired, then tap Next.

    Select any optional software, then click Next (outlined in red)

  19. Tap Next.

    You Can Print from a Smartphone or Tablet: Click Next (outlined in red)

  20. Select Next or Skip.

    User Registration: Click Next or Skip (outlined in red)

  21. Tap Exit.

    Installation completed successfully. Click Exit (outlined in red)

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

Link to Canon Community Forum


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