“Are you facing USB connection problems with your Canon PIXMA G2520 printer?” If yes, you’re not alone. This is a well-known problem faced by many people, like you. However, you can fix the Canon PIXMA G2520 “USB Connection Problems” easily and quickly.

Canon Pixma G2520 Usb Connection Problem


In most cases, the USB connection problem occurs when your computer or cable doesn’t support the Hi-Speed USB connection. Other reasons for this issue to pop up are given here:

  • You have connected or plugged the cable (from the printer to the computer) to the wrong or incompatible USB port.
  • You’re using an outdated or incompatible USB driver on your computer.

However, you can fix this problem in a jiffy. Continue reading this page to know more about the same.


To fix the USB connection problem on your Canon PIXMA G2520 printer, perform the troubleshooting methods given below one by one.

Using a compatible computer

  • Check if your computer’s USB port supports a Hi-Speed USB connection.
  • If not, connect your printer to a computer that supports this connectivity option using the compatible USB cable. Then, check whether the USB connection problem is fixed.
  • Perform the next method if the same problem persists.

Using a compatible USB cable or USB Hub

  • Check whether the USB cable you’re using supports a Hi-Speed USB connection.
  • If not, use a different cable that supports this connection type.
  • Also, ensure that the USB cable you’re using is longer than 10 feet/3 meters.
  • Similarly, if you’re using a USB hub for connectivity, ensure that it supports a Hi-Speed USB connection.

Updating the Hi-Speed USB driver

  • Check if the latest version of the Hi-Speed USB driver is running on your computer.
  • If not, update it and then connect your printer to the computer using the USB cable.

Unplugging and reconnecting the USB cable

  • Check if the cable (you're using) is connected securely at the ends.
  • If not, unplug and reconnect the cable to your printer and the computer.

Selecting “Enable bidirectional support” (Windows)

Enable bidirectional support
  • Open the Devices and Printers screen on your Windows computer.
  • Locate and right-click on your Canon printer.
  • Click the Printer Properties option.
  • Go to the Port tab in the opened dialog box.
  • Check if the Enable bidirectional support option is selected.
  • If not, click the checkbox beside it.
  • Finally, click the OK button.

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