If you want to print from your computer, you need to connect it to your Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer. Before connecting, ensure to install the printer driver on your computer. This driver will establish communication between your devices. But sometimes, your computer will not detect your printer due to connectivity problems or driver issues. By following the below instructions, you can solve the Canon Pixma MG2522 printer not detected issue.
CHECK THE CONNECTIVITY
First, check if the power cord is securely connected to the back of your printer and to an electrical outlet.
Make sure to turn on your printer.
Make sure to properly connect the USB cable between your Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer and computer.
If there’s a problem with your USB cable, replace it with a new one.
If you are using a wireless connection to connect your printer and computer, print the network configuration page to ensure that the connection is proper.
Now, check whether the printer is detected by your computer.
If it is not detected, try to reconnect your printer by following the steps given below.
RECONNECT THE PRINTER
If you have already turned on your printer, turn it off and disconnect the printer’s power cord.
Now, disconnect the USB cable from your printer for some time.
Restart your computer and wait until it turns on.
Next, reconnect the power cord to the Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer’s rear and the other end into an electrical outlet.
Power on your printer.
Now, connect your devices using the USB cable.
Once connected, check if the printer is detected by your computer.
If the issue continues, reinstall the printer driver on your computer by following the next steps.
REINSTALL THE PRINTER DRIVER
Before reinstalling the driver, you need to uninstall the installed one from your computer. Follow the below instructions to reinstall the Canon PIXMA MG2522 driver on your computer.
UNINSTALLING THE DRIVER
On your computer, select the Start menu.
In the search box, type Control Panel at the bottom of the window.
Now, select the Control Panel option from the search result.
Click on the Programs option from the list.
Next, choose the Programs and Features option.
Now, right-click on your printer name and select the Uninstall option from the drop-down list.
Click Yes in the confirmation window to uninstall the printer from your computer.
REINSTALLING THE DRIVER
Insert the driver installation CD into the computer’s CD-ROM drive and start the installation process.
Perform the on-screen prompts to finish the driver installation on your computer.
If you don’t have the installation CD, visit the official support page of your Canon PIXMA MG2522 printer.
Navigate to your printer model name on the support page.
Choose the driver file that you want to download on your computer.
Click the Download button below the selected driver file.
Now, the driver of your printer will start to download.
Once that is done, open the driver file to start the installation process.
Click Start Setup in the start window to proceed with the installation.
Next, click on the Yes button to accept the END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT.
Perform the on-screen prompts to complete the driver installation.