Adding the Printer to the Printer List (macOS) - G5020 / G6020

Article ID: ART174667 | Date published: 06/06/2019 | Date last updated: 06/06/2019


This article explains how to add your printer to the printer list on a Mac.



The procedure for adding your printer to the printer list on a Mac, follow the steps listed below.

To re-add a printer that was deleted, open System Preferences -> Printers & Scanners, click + (Plus sign) next to the printer list, and then perform the procedure described below.

If your printer is connected via USB, and you connect the USB cable to a Mac, the printer is automatically added. The below procedure is not necessary in this case.

  1. Check whether Default is selected in the displayed dialog


    • It may take a little time for the name of your printer to appear.
  2. Select the printer

    If you are using a PIXMA G5020, select the printer listed as Bonjour.

    If you are using a PIXMA G6020, select the printer listed as Bonjour Multifunction.


    • Check the following if printer does not appear.
      • Printer is on
      • Firewall function of the security software is off
      • In case of Wi-Fi connection: Printer is either connected to the wireless router or directly connected to the PC (Direct Connection)
      • In case of wired LAN connection: Printer is connected to the network device via LAN cable
  3. Select Secure AirPrint from Use

  4. Click Add

    The printer is added to your Mac.


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