Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Download & User Manual

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Color Inkjet All-in-One becomes right printer to choose. This printer can give satisfaction. It can happen because this printer can work in high quality. Related to the quality, of course, it is seen from the printing results. Printing results of this printer will never give disappointment because this printer already has the great technology of cartridge. Its cartridge is able to produce very small ink droplets. As a result, the printing results is great because of the high accuracy and graphic. Then, it is also supported by the good resolution. Its resolution is 9600×2400.

About the speed in printing, Canon MG5240 is also great. For printing monochrome files or documents, this printer can print up to 11 images per minute. Then, for printing color one, this can print up to 9.3 images per paper. If users want to have borderless photos, it is also possible to do and its speed is about 20 seconds for 10×15 cm photo.

The good things do not stop on only those specifications. Canon PIXMA MG 5240 still have many other interesting features. For example, users can easily and directly print from the gadgets, such as smartphone and tablet. This can be done easily by using special application from Canon. With this, users do not need to plug USB or transfer file. Things can be done directly. For printing photos, there is a special feature called Auto Photo Fix II that will help users to finalize the photos before they are printed.

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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 Color Inkjet All-in-One 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

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG5240. The first method is to install the driver of the printer without the use of CD Driver. The driver will be downloaded from the internet and there have been provided software that can be downloaded easily. In this case, there are several things that you for this first method:

  1. The most important thing that you must have is the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240. In this case, you can download the driver for free by clicking the provided link below.
  2. Then, you will also need a USB cable to connect the PC and printer. Actually, this cable has been provided and it can be found in the printer package.

After you provide those two important things, then you can follow the complete steps.

  1. The first step to do is to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MG5240.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon PIXMA MG5240 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon PIXMA MG5240 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When Canon PIXMA MG5240 has been detected, you only need to follow the next instructions.
  5. You will find several instructions and you only need to follow them.
  6. When you have completed the installation and configuration processes, the Canon PIXMA MG5240 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Manually

The second way is to install the printer driver manually using the provided feature of “Add a printer” in the Windows. In this case, there are several things that you need to prepare:

  1. You must have the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5240 and this has been included in the printer package.

When you have provided those two things, you can start the installation process:

  1. First, you need to make sure that your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG5240 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect Canon PIXMA MG5240 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 and then open the location of installed driver.
  4. Then, you can open the control panel of your printer to get the access of adding a new device of the printer.
  5. When you have found the menu of “add a printer”, you can just click it.
  6. After clicking it, you can give the location of extracted driver files.
  7. You only need to follow the instruction of the wizard to complete the installation.
  8. When the process finishes, your Canon PIXMA MG5240 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG5240 driver is by using the provided CD. In this case, there are several things that you need:

  1. You need to make sure that your PC have CD/DVD drive.
  2. You also need to CD of Canon PIXMA MG5240 driver that can be found in the printer package.
  3. You also need USB cable to connect the printer to the PC and this has been provided in the package.

For installing the driver, you can follow the instruction of the installation process using the CD of Canon PIXMA MG5240 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG5240.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5240 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 to the CD/DVD drive. When it is inserted, you can follow the setup wizard and complete the installation.
  4. After this, you can plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5240 and connect the printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in and connect the USB cable.
  5. You need to wait for awhile until the cable of Canon PIXMA MG5240 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon PIXMA MG5240 will be ready to use.

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.

How to Uninstall 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

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.

canonupdates.net provide a download link for Canon PIXMA MG5240 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MG5240 MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0518 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5240 MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0529 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5240 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5623 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
PIXMA MG5240 Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.138 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5240 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
PIXMA MG5240 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
PIXMA MG5240 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
PIXMA MG5240 User Manual (Windows)1.1015 MBDownload
PIXMA MG5240 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

Free Download Driver & Software Canon PIXMA MG5240 for Windows, Mac OS, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of www.canonupdates.net already provides the access to download the application. You only need to click the web link provided below to download the driver. Then, you can follow the manual instruction. There is also an alternative to downloading the user manual to complete the process of installation.

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver & Software Download