Canon PIXMA MG5740 Driver Download & Installation Manual

Canon PIXMA MG5740 Driver Download & Installation Manual For Windows, MacOS and Linux – If you are looking for a replacement for your old printer at home or at the office, one of the best choices could be PIXMA MG5740. This printer allows you to have a high-quality printer with low price and a lot of useful features. Beside printer, you can also have a scanner machine as well as copier machine. The wireless connectivity option might be the best feature of this printer. This feature allows you to connect your computer to your printer using WiFi network, which makes it easier to use it. You can share this printer with multiple users as well.

The maximum capacity of input and output tray paper is 100 sheet, if you are sharing this printer with other users then this capacity might seem too few. But if you use this Canon MG5740 alone, then it is quite comfortable.

The maximum resolution for the print result is 4800×1200 dpi, and for the scanner, it is 1200×2400 dpi. With this, you can expect great quality both for printing or scanning results. For a 10x15cm photo, Canon PIXMA MG 5740 only needs around 41 seconds to finish it. For the scanner, it only needs 19 seconds to scan an A4 size document.

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Canon PIXMA MG5740 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 / Linux.

Specification Canon PIXMA MG5740

Print
Speed Colour Up to 8.7 ipm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 12.2 ipm Mono Print
Product Group Output A4
Printer Resolution Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi Print
Scan
Scan Facility Present Yes
Copy
Copy Facility Present Yes
Interfaces
Interface Type(s) USB & Wireless
Compatibility
Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible
Media Handling
Paper Handling Input 1 100 sheet tray
Physical
Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Multifunction Summary Print/Scan/Copy
Technology Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Dimensions 455 x 369 x 148mm – 6.3kg

Installing USB Canon PIXMA MG5740 Printer’s Driver (works for both Windows and Mac)—General Guidelines for Printers with Automatic Installation System

  1. Connect your printer Canon PIXMA MG5740 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 MG5740. 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 MG5740 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 MG5740
  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 MG5740.
  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 MG5740

  • 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 MG5740)
  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 MG5740 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 MG5740) 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 MG5740 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 MG5740 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 MG5740 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG5740 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 MG5740.

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 MG5740.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG5740-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 MG5740, 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
PIXMA MG5740 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.048 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.9019 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0038 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)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/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Canon series Full Driver & Software Package (OS X) (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.29.3 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.016 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
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.20236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.20213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.20204 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5.20614 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver Ver. 5.20 for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.20277 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.20456 KBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.014 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.017 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 Getting Started (software installation part)V13.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5740 Getting Started (device setup part)V11.6 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.2090 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.2075 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MG5740 Driver Download & Installation Manual For Windows, MacOS and Linux

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Canon PIXMA MG5740 Driver & Software Download