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Setting Up Google Cloud Print on the Canon PIXMA MG5520 Printer

The Canon PIXMA MG5520 offers versatile printing options, including wireless printing through Google Cloud Print. This enables you to print documents and photos from virtually anywhere to your Canon printer. This guide will walk you through the steps to connect your PIXMA MG5520 to Google Cloud Print.

Requirements for Google Cloud Print

Before starting the setup, make sure you have:

  • A Canon PIXMA MG5520 Printer: Ensure your printer is Google Cloud Print-ready.
  • An Active Internet Connection: The printer must be connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  • A Google Account: Required for setting up and managing Google Cloud Print.

Step 1: Connecting Your PIXMA MG5520 to the Wireless Network

First, connect your printer to your local Wi-Fi network:

  1. Turn on your PIXMA MG5520.
  2. Press the ‘Wi-Fi’ button on your printer until the white power light flashes once.
  3. Press the ‘Color’ button followed by the ‘Wi-Fi’ button. Ensure the Wi-Fi light starts flashing quickly and the ON light is lit.
  4. Use the printer’s control panel to launch the ‘Wireless LAN setup’. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect to your wireless network. You may need to enter your Wi-Fi password.

Step 2: Registering the Printer with Google Cloud Print

After connecting your printer to the Wi-Fi network, proceed to register it with Google Cloud Print:

  1. Ensure your printer is turned on and connected to the same network as your computer or mobile device.
  2. Open the Google Chrome browser on your computer. If you do not have Chrome, install it from the Google website.
  3. Log in to your Google account. If you do not have a Google account, you will need to create one.
  4. Navigate to Google Cloud Print: Type chrome://devices in the address bar.
  5. Under ‘New devices’, find your PIXMA MG5520 and click ‘Manage’.
  6. Click ‘Register’ next to your printer. Confirm the registration on your printer’s control panel when prompted.

Step 3: Configuring Devices to Print

With your printer connected and registered, configure your devices to print:

  • On a PC or Mac:
    • Open Google Chrome, go to Settings, and select ‘Show Advanced Settings.’
    • Under Printing, click on ‘Google Cloud Print’ then ‘Manage.’
    • Ensure your PIXMA MG5520 is listed as an available printer.
  • On Mobile Devices:
    • Install the Google Cloud Print app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
    • Open the app, log in with your Google account, and select your printer.

Step 4: Printing Your First Document

Test your setup by sending a print job:

  1. Open the document or image you want to print.
  2. Select the ‘Print’ option in your application.
  3. Choose your Canon PIXMA MG5520 from the list of available printers.
  4. Adjust print settings as needed and send the print job.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

  • Printer Not Responding: Ensure your printer is powered on and connected to the same network as your device.
  • Failed Registration: Retry the registration steps, ensuring that you confirm any prompts on your printer’s display.


Setting up Google Cloud Print on your Canon PIXMA MG5520 is a straightforward process that expands your printing capabilities. By following these steps, you can enjoy the convenience of printing from anywhere, using any device connected to your network.

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