PIXMA TR8520 Wired Network Setup - Mac
Article ID: ART180159 | Date published: 07/21/2021 | Date last updated: 07/21/2021
 

Description

Learn how to set up your PIXMA TR8520 for use with a Mac via a wired network.

Solution

Your PIXMA TR8520 can be connected to a wired network. After it has been connected to the network, drivers and software need to be installed on your computer in order to use the printer. Follow the steps below to download and install the drivers and software for your printer.

  1. Download the setup file for the printer from our website. Click the Download button.

    Click Download (outlined in red)

     If you're asked to run or save the file, save it to your computer first, then open it when the download has finished.

     If you receive a warning indicating that the Setup file can't be opened, control-click (or right-click) the setup file, then select Open from the pop-up menu. This will allow you to run the installer.

  2. You'll be prompted to install a helper tool. Click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

    Enter your computer's password, then click Install Helper.

    Enter your computer's password, then click Install Helper (outlined in red)

  3. Click Start Setup.

    Click Start Setup (outlined in red)

    The installer will acquire information on the latest drivers and software for your printer. This may take several minutes.

    Acquiring information

  4. Select your place of residence, then click Next.

    Select your place of residence, then click Next (outlined in red)

  5. Read the License Agreement. Click Yes to agree to the terms and continue.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to agree and continue

     If you click No, the installation will not proceed.

  6. Read the information regarding using services related to your printer. If you wish to provided the requested information, click Agree. Click Do not agree if you don't want to provide this information. The installation will continue regardless of your selection.

    Click Agree or Do not agree (outlined in red) to continue

    After processing for a few moments, the installer will check the printer's status.

    Checking the printer status

  7. The Check the Connection Method screen will appear. Click Yes on this message to proceed.

    Click Yes (outlined in red) to proceed

     If your printer is not detected, make sure that the computer is connected to the correct network (if your computer connects wirelessly to your network).  Also, you may need to temporarily disable any firewall software, or you may need to open blocked ports in the firewall. If your PC is connected to a VPN (Virtual Private Network), temporarily disconnect from the VPN and try the setup again.

    IJ Scan Utility Lite will be downloaded and installed. This may take several minutes.

    IJ Scan Utility Lite is being installed

     Depending on your network configuration, you may be prompted to grant access to a key in your keychain. If prompted, click Allow.

    Click Allow (outlined in red)

  8. After processing for a few moments, the Add Printer screen will appear. Click the Add Printer button.

    Click Add Printer (outlined in red)

  9. Select the listing for the printer with Bonjour Multifunct listed for Kind. Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint for Use: and click Add.

    Select the listing for the printer with Bonjour Multifunct listed for Kind. Select AirPrint or Secure AirPrint for Use: and click Add (outlined in red)

  10. You'll return to the Add Printer screen. Click Next.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  11. The Test Print screen will appear. If you want to perform a test print to confirm printer functionality, click Start. Click Next to proceed.

    Click Start to perform a test print, or Next (outlined in red) to proceed

  12. The Setup Complete screen will appear. Click Next to proceed.

    Click Next (outlined in red) to proceed

  13. The Software Installation List will appear. You can select what program(s) for your printer you want to install. Place checks in the boxes for each item you want to install. Click Next to proceed.

    Select the items you want to install, then click Next (outlined in red)

    The program(s) you selected will be downloaded and installed. The time required to download and install the software selected will vary.

    Installation in progress

  14. When this screen appears, click Next to proceed.

    Click Next (outlined in red)

  15. On the Printer Registration screen, click Register Now if you want to register your printer. Follow any on-screen instructions. If you don't want to register the printer, click Skip.

    Click Skip or Register (outlined in red)

  16. Click Exit.

    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.