Loading Envelopes - TR4520 / TR4522

Article ID: ART171515 | Date published: 08/24/2018 | Date last updated: 01/14/2021


Learn how to load envelopes in the PIXMA TR4520 / TR4522.


Loading Envelopes

The address is automatically rotated and printed according to the envelope's direction by specifying with your computer properly.


  • Printing of envelopes from the operation panel is not supported.

  • Do not use the following envelopes. They could jam in the printer or cause the printer to malfunction.

    • Envelopes with an embossed or treated surface

    • Envelopes with a double flap

    • Envelopes whose gummed flaps are already moistened and adhesive

  1. Prepare envelopes.

    • Press down on all four corners and edges of the envelopes to flatten them.

    • If the envelopes are curled, hold the opposite corners and gently twist them in the opposite direction.

    • If the corner of the envelope flap is folded, flatten it.

    • Use a pen to press the leading edge in the inserting direction flat and sharpen the crease.

      The figures above show a side view of the leading edge of the envelope.


    • The envelopes may jam in the printer if they are not flat or the edges are not aligned.Make sure that no curl or puff exceeds 0.12 inch (3 mm).

  2. Open the front cover (A) gently.

    The paper output tray (B) opens.

  3. Grab handle part of front cover and pull out cassette until it stops.

  4. Use the right paper guide (C) to slide both paper guides all the way out.

  5. Load the envelopes in the center of the cassette WITH THE PRINT SIDE FACING DOWN.

    Fold flap of the envelope and load the envelope in portrait orientation with the address side facing down.

    Push the envelopes all the way to the back of the cassette. Up to 5 envelopes can be loaded at once.

    The above figure shows the printer with the paper output tray raised.

  6. Slide the right paper guide (C) to align both paper guides with both sides of the envelopes.

    Do not slide the paper guides too hard against the envelopes. The envelopes may not be fed properly.

    The above figure shows the printer with the paper output tray raised.


    • Do not load envelopes higher than the load limit mark (D).

    • Keep the envelope stack height below the tabs (E) of the paper guides.

      The above figure shows the printer with the paper output tray raised.

  7. Grab right and left sides of front cover and push cassette back until arrow () on front cover is aligned with edge of printer.

    After pushing the cassette back properly, the paper information registration screen appears on the LCD.

  8. Press the OK button.

  9. Use left right button to select size of loaded envelopes in cassette and press OKbutton.


    • The  (asterisk) on the LCD indicates the current setting.

  10. Use left right button to select Envelope and press OK button.

    Follow the instructions of any messages displayed to register the paper information.

  11. Pull the paper output support (F) out from the paper output tray.

  12. Open the output tray extension (G).


  • To prevent incorrect printing, this printer has a function that detects whether the information set for the paper loaded matches the paper settings. Before printing, make paper settings in accordance with the paper information. When this function is enabled, an error message is displayed if these settings do not match to prevent incorrect printing. When this error message is displayed, check and correct the paper settings.

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