PIXMA TR4520 / TR4522 Easy Wireless Connect Setup - Mac

Article ID: ART171594 | Date published: 08/30/2018 | Date last updated: 03/10/2023


Learn how to use the Easy Wireless Connect method to set up your PIXMA TR4520 / TR4522 on a wireless network (LAN) for use with your Mac.


View the video or follow the written instructions below to set up your PIXMA TR4520 on a Wi-Fi® network so you can easily manage it from a Mac® computer.

Written instructions

You can also follow the steps below to set up your PIXMA TR4520 on a Wi-Fi network so you can easily manage it from a Mac computer.

There are two parts to the setup process:

  1. Start the setup process on your printer

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

1. Start the setup process on your printer

  1. Make sure the printer is turned ON.

  2. Press and hold the Menu / Wireless connect button for 3 seconds.

    Menu / wireless connect button

  3. When the following screen displays, printer preparation is complete.

2. Download and run the setup file on your computer

  1. Get the setup file.

  2. Read the information, taking note of the messages that may appear during setup, then select Download.

  3. Select Next on the first screen.

    Intro screen: select Next

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

    User Name and Password screen

  5. Select Start Setup.

    Setup screen: select Start Setup

  6. Read the network security notice, and select Next.

    Security screen: Select Next

  7. Select the appropriate region, and select Next.

    Select Country or Region screen. Select country, then select Next

  8. Read the license agreement and select Yes to continue. If you select No, the installation won't continue.

    License agreement screen: select Yes

  9. Select Agree or Do not agree to the information request.

    Info request screen with Agree or Do Not Agree as options.

  10. Select Yes to confirm the connection method.

    Connection Method screen: select Yes.

  11. Setup continues. Wait for it to finish.

    Setup continues. Please wait.

  12. If the following screen appears, select Allow.

    Setup wants to access

  13. Network Connection is complete. Select Next.

    Connection Completed screen: select Next

     If your printer is not detected, make sure that the computer has reconnected to the correct network. Also, you may need to temporarily disable any firewall software, or you may need to open blocked ports in the firewall. If your Mac is connected to a VPN (Virtual Private Network), temporarily disconnect from the VPN and try the setup again. Also, if you are using a dual-band router, further troubleshooting information can be found here.

  14. Select Add Printer.

    Add Printer screen, select Next

  15. On the Add screen, select the TS series with Bonjour Multifunction listed in the Kind column. Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint in the Use: drop-down, then select Add.

    Select Printer, then Bonjour Multifunction in the Kind column, then select Add.

  16. Select Next to continue.

    Add Printer screen, select Next

  17. Select Start to run a test print, or Next to continue. 

    Test Print, select Start to run a test, or Next to skip it.

  18. Setup is complete. You are almost finished. Select Next.

    Setup complete screen. Select Next.

  19. Select any optional software you want to add (click the checkbox to select, click again to clear), then select Next.

    Note Any additional software you select will download and install. This may take a few minutes.

    Software installation list, with sample software selected, then Next button clicked.

  20. Select Next.

    You can print from a smartphone or tablet, select Next.

  21. Select Skip or Register Now.

    User Registration with Next or Skip options.

  22. Select a desktop shortcut preference for the online manual, then select Next.

    Select desktop shortcut? Click Create shortcut radio button, or Do not create radio button.

  23. Select Exit. Installation is complete. You can now print wirelessly.

    Installation complete, select Exit.

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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