Set up your MX922 printer with a USB connection

Article ID: ART168836 | Date published: 11/03/2017 | Date last updated: 09/19/2019


Learn how to set up your PIXMA MX922 printer with a USB connection to your computer.


Before you begin

  • You'll need to go to the MX922 Drivers & Downloads page to get the installation package, or insert the CD-ROM that came with your printer.
  • You may need to log onto the computer as administrator.
  • It is recommended to quit all other applications before starting the software installation.

Installation (Windows PCs)

You need to install some drivers and use a software tool to configure the connection.
Note: Do not connect the USB 2.0 cable until instructed.
  1. Launch the installation file from your CD ROM or that you've downloaded from our website, and follow the on-screen prompts.
  2. At the Connection Method Selection screen, choose USB Connection.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the USB 2.0 cable between the printer and the computer.
  5. Turn on the printer.
  6. Select Next and continue to follow the rest of the on-screen instructions.
  7. Load some paper before printing the test page.
  8. Select Exit to complete the installation.

Installation (macOS)

  1. Go to the MX922 Drivers & Downloads page.
  2. Under the Drivers tab, click the Select button to the right of the CUPS printer driver, the scanner driver, and the ICA driver.

  3. Click Download for each item.
  4. After the drivers have finished downloading, double click the .dmg files to open them.
  5. When opening these files, a window will appear with a .pkg file.  Double click it to open it.

    NOTE: Depending on your computer's security settings, you may receive a message telling you that you cannot open the file because it was not downloaded from the App Store.  If you receive such a message, you can open the file by control clicking or right-clicking on the package file and clicking Open.

  6. Follow all on-screen instructions to install each driver.  You may be prompted to enter your computer's password to install the drivers.  Enter this password if prompted.
  7. After installing the drivers, connect a USB 2.0 cable between the printer and the computer.
  8. Load paper into the printer.

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