Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Download & User Manual

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Download & User Manual For Windows, MacOS, and Linux – Another amazing printer from Canon aimed for business and also personal home printer use is PIXMA MG5240. This printer capable of producing a good quality of photo print, although some professional might think it is not up to their standard, like photographers. Since this printer aimed for office use as well as a personal home printer, it has a great speed for printing your documents.

Canon MG5240 has a considerably low price compared to any other printer on its range. It also has great speed both for printing text documents or colorful presentations. This printer is a good choice when you are looking for a replacement for your old printer at the office, or you can also use it for a personal home printer with its useful multifunction and amazing features. This printer has the control panel laid out on the right side of the top cover, with LCD display that you can lift up. That way it is easier to look at it at a certain angel.

Canon PIXMA MG 5240 also capable of duplex printing, which you can use to print on both sided of the paper at once. This way it will make your work more efficient and also faster to finish.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MG2440 Driver and Software Free Download

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Canon PIXMA MG5240 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / MacOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Mac OS X v10.5 / Mac OS X v10.4 / Linux.

Specification Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer

Product Code MG5240
TYPE
Available Functions Print, Scan & Copy. Camera, Memory Card, Mobile phone and direct disc printing
PRINTER FUNCTIONS
Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl droplet size and FINE print head
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 20 seconds
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 11.0 ipm
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.3 ipm
Ink Cartridge Configuration Single Ink technology – 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-425PGBK, CLI-426BK, CLI-426C, CLI-426M, CLI-426Y)
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 341 pages (PGI-425PGBK), 3005 pages (CLI-426BK)
Black: 3800 photos* (PGI-425PGBK), 660 photos (CLI-426BK)
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 520 pages (CLI-426C), Magenta: 500 pages (CLI-426M), Yellow: 515 pages (CLI-426Y)
Cyan: 207 photos (CLI-426C), Magenta: 204 photos (CLI-426M), Yellow: 202 photos (CLI-426Y)
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Front Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable Blu-Ray Disc, DVD or CD
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m²
Direct Disc Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Automatically selectable using plain paper in A4, B5, A5 & Letter sizes
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Compatible Memory Cards USB Flash Memory, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver4.1), and MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver4.1).
xD-PictureCard¹, xD-PictureCard Type M¹, xD-PictureCard Type H¹, Memory Stick Micro¹, RS-MMC¹, MMCmobile Card¹, mini SD Card¹, micro SD¹, mini SDHC Card¹ and micro SDHC¹.
Card Direct Print Functions Select photo, print all photos, label print, photo index print (standard & contact print), calendar print, ID photo print, print job queuing, Direct Disc Print
Card Direct Print Enhancements Auto Photo Fix II, Red-eye correction, noise reduction, face brightener, crop image
Print Driver Features Collate, multiple page per sheet print, booklet print¹, poster print¹, scaled print¹, fit-to-page print, Photo Noise Reduction, photo effects
SCANNER FUNCTIONS
Scanner Type Flatbed CIS colour scanner
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 2400 x 4800dpi
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 17 seconds
Colour Scanning Depth 48 bit input / 24 bit output (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 16 bit input / 8 bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR (216x297mm)
OCR Bundle Yes (MP Navigator EX)
Scan Methods & Enhancements Scan jpeg, compact PDF or normal PDF to memory card or USB memory, attach to email, Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Auto Document Fix, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photo corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
* Function with MP Navigator EX
COPIER FUNCTIONS
Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document FCOT: Approx. 15 secs
Multiple Copy max. 99 copies
Zoom 25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios
Copy functions & enhancements Borderless copy, two-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, frame erase copy, Disc label copy, Auto Photo Fix II, fade restoration
INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE
Display Type & Size 6.0cm colour TFT display with Quick Operation
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, HCRP) (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11b/g Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method), Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP64/128bit, Administration password
Interface Type – Non PC Over Wi-Fi: Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Sony Playstation 3
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, JPEG only, OPP, BIP) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30)
Photo printing via PictBridge
Supported Operating System Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit), Windows XP SP2, SP3
Mac OS X v.10.4.11 – 10.6
Operating System Requirements Windows 7: 1 GHz or faster cpu, 1 GB RAM (64 bit requires 2 GB RAM)
Windows Vista (32/ 64 bit): 1 GHz or faster cpu, 512 MB RAM
Windows XP SP2, 3: 300 MHz or faster cpu, 128 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 1024 x 768 or better
Mac OS 10.6: Intel Processor, 1 GB RAM
Mac OS 10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867 MHz or faster)
Mac OS 10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256 MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 1024 x 768 or better
Software Included Canon Multifunctional drivers, Canon MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX with Full HD Movie Print function, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, and Canon Solution Menu EX
GENERAL FEATURES
Dimensions (W x D x H) 455 x 368 x 160mm
Number of language (LCD) 22 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° – 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 – 90% RH (no condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Printing (when feeding from rear tray): Approx. 47.5 dB(A)
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings
Weight Approx. 8.1 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.6W (when scanning lamp is off)
Off: Approx. 0.4W
Copying: Approx 21W

Installing USB Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer’s Driver (works for both Windows and Mac)—General Guidelines for Printers with Automatic Installation System

  1. Connect your printer Canon PIXMA MG5240 with your computer. Keep in mind that you must always use the USB port(s) on your computer without using a hub. And some printers may need to connect to a power source, too.
  2. Turn the unit on. The printer’s feed page mechanism may make some noise at this point while its LED indicator should come off.
  3. Devices that run on latest version of either Mac or Windows should be able to install the necessary files and programs right on, although internet connection might be needed too for the device to install them. For those who are using any of these devices, this would be all. For those running on an older version, read on.
  4. Use the installation CD that comes with the Canon PIXMA MG5240. Install necessary files that are in there, especially ones that the Mac or Windows device didn’t automatically install upon connecting the printer. The purpose of this step is to enable you to get the fullest advantages of printing features your unit is geared with. If the installation CD happens to be gone or lost, read on.
  5. Go to the download page (can be found below) to look for appropriate software. Download the file and begin running the software to install it on your computer. You must know your printer’s series at this stage, though.
  6. And that’s all there is. Once the installation is successful, you should by now be ready to use the unit.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer Driver for Windows or Mac

This part can be divided into three sections: Using an installation CD, using downloaded driver software, and manual installation.

A. Using Installation CD

Requirements:

  1. An installation CD that normally comes with the package Canon PIXMA MG5240
  2. A computer (desktop or laptop) that uses a CD-ROM,
  3. A USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer. Do not use the USB cable until you’re asked to.
  2. Insert the CD
  3. Look for a setup file and run it.
  4. The window prompt will request for the USB cable to be connected now. Do as instructed.
  5. The computer will detect the printer.
  6. Follow instructions prompted by the installation wizard. Complete installation.
  7. The printer should be installed by now and ready for use.

B. Using Downloaded Driver Software

Requirements:

  1. The setup files for your printer, the downloadable link can be found below.
  2. A computer.
  3. A USB cable

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer. Don’t use the USB cable until you’re asked to.
  2. Download the setup file for the Canon PIXMA MG5240.
  3. Run the setup file. The installation wizard will pop up, follow steps as instructed.
  4. Once the wizard requests for the computer to connect with the printer do as instructed.
  5. Follow instructions prompted by the installation wizard. Complete installation.
  6. The printer should be installed by now and ready for use.

Manual Installation For Canon PIXMA MG5240

  • For Windows

Requirements:

  1. A setup files in.ZIP format, the downloadable link can be found below.
  2. A USB cable.

Guidelines:

  1. Turn the computer on.
  2. Connect the printer to the computer via a USB cable directly.
  3. Extract the zip file. Save the extracted file into a folder.
  4. Locate the ‘Start’ button on your computer and then look up ‘Printer.’ Find the “Add a Printer” option and click on it.
  5. A window will appear, asking for the driver’s location. Follow accordingly.
  6. Follow every instruction as the Wizard requests.
  7. The printer is ready to use.
  • For Mac

Requirements:

  1. A computer running on Mac
  2. A USB cable
  3. A printer fully configured with paper and ink.

Guidelines:

  1. Directly connect with the printed using the USB cable.
  2. Turn the printer on.
  3. On your computer, launch the System Preferences on the Menu.
  4. Click on Printers and Scanners
  5. See if the printer is listed.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Access Printers and Scanners again.
  8. Select your printer. (Find Canon PIXMA MG5240)
  9. Your printer’s information appears on the right area.
  10. Select Open Print Queue.
  11. Select Printer.
  12. Select Print Test Page.
  13. Test print will be sent to the printer, which will print it out.
  14. If it’s okay, you may use the printer now.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MG5240) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

Uninstalling Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MG5240 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MG5240 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG5240 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MG5240.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MG5240.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG5240-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MG5240, then you will need to surely have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that www.driverpoin.com will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0529 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5623 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0518 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.0348 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows XP x64)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP64/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)4.0245 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.138 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
Mac OSX Printer Driver (OS X 10.4/10.5)7.30.17.3 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)17.7.1a13 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.434 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.14.9 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.0.334 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.5)
2.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
Mac OS X Canon IJ Network Setup Tool (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.9.03.3 MBDownload
Linux IJ printer driver source file3.409.1 MBDownload
Linux IJ Scanner Driver1.602.8 MBDownload
Linux IJ Printer Driver3.407.2 MBDownload
Linux IJ scanner driver source file1.603.7 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series User Manual (Windows)1.1015 MBDownload
Canon MG5240/MG5200 Series User Manual (Mac)1.1033 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
On-Screen Manual for Macintosh (Multilanguage)1.1033 MBDownload

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Download & User Manual For Windows, MacOS & Linux

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Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver & Software Download