Canon PIXMA MG5550 Printer Driver & User Manual

Canon PIXMA MG5550 Printer Driver & User Manual For Windows, Mac, Linux – Wireless connection is one thing that many printers offer nowadays. That is because this kind of feature can be very helpful when you are using the shared printer. However, the connection setting for that kind of printer is rather disturbing, but not for PIXMA MG5550. Yes, if you have owned a printer with the wireless connection and you are not using that feature from the printer because of the difficulties, then you will need to buy this printer. That is because the wireless connection setup for this printer is very easy to operate.

For the beginning, you will surely need to turn on the printer and set the basics up using the laptop or computer. You just need to follow all of the simple instructions that you will get from the automatic wizard. Once you have done with that, you can simply connect your devices and gadgets to the Canon MG5550. There is one application that you need to download and install to your gadget and device before you can use the printer wirelessly with your gadget. The simple setting is also one thing that you need to follow before you can finally connect your gadget to the printer. Once everything is done, you can start printing anything directly from your gadget to the printer.

For your information, this printer has the auto power on function when you want to print anything wirelessly. That means, you just need to send the files to the printed on Canon PIXMA MG 5550 and the files will be printed automatically even though the printer is off. You will not need to worry about the electricity since this printer will go to the sleep mode when you are not using it and in that mode, you can make sure that the printer will not take a lot of energy.

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Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550

  • Functions: Wireless Print, Copy, Scan, Cloud Link
  • Print Resolution: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi, Mono Print Speed: Approx. 12.2 ipm, Colour Print Speed: Approx. 8.7 ipm
  • Standard Ink Cartridges: 5 individual ink tanks, PGI-550PGBK (Pigment Black), CLI-551BK (Black), CLI-551C (Cyan), CLI-551M (Magenta), CLI-551Y (Yellow)
  • Paper Sizes: A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
  • Scanner Type: CIS flatbed photo and document scanner, Scanner Resolution (Optical): 1200 x 2400 dpi, A4 Scan Speed: Approx. 14 seconds
  • Copy Speed; sFCOT: Approx. 20 seconds, sESAT: Approx. 7.2 ipm, Multiple Copy: 1-99 copies
  • Interface Type – PC / Mac: Hi-Speed USB (B Port), Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
  • Software Included: MP Driver including Scanning Utility, My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print, Quick Menu, Easy-WebPrint EX (download)

Canon PIXMA MG5550 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG5550 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG5550. 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 MG5550. 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 MG5550.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 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 MG5550 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect Canon PIXMA MG5550 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG5550 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 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 MG5550 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG5550.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5550 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 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 MG5550 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 MG5550 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550) 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 MG5550 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 MG5550 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 MG5550 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550.

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 MG5550.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG5550-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 MG5550 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG5550 MP Drivers For (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0226 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.150 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 XPS Printer Driver For (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7018 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 MG5550 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.2384 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 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
ICA Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.4 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.017 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
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
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
IJ Scan Utility For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.007.4 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.204.4 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)4.001.5 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.201.2 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.001.6 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.201.2 MBDownload
Setup Manual For MacCA.1.004.8 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.1.005.7 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For MacCA.1.001.5 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.6 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For MacCA.1.002.3 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.1.003 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For MacCA.1.002.5 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.1.004.1 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.314 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.311 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 Getting Started GuideV12.5 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 Getting Started GuideV12.4 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.20420 KBDownload
Canon MG5550 Setup GuideV1406 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.0079 KBDownload
Canon MG5550 Printer Firmware Updater For [Windows 10/8.1/8/87/Vista/XP [32-bit & 64-bit]1.029 MBDownload
Canon MG5550 Printer Firmware Updater For (Mac OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.0b29 MBDownload

Free Download Driver & Software Canon PIXMA MG5550 for Windows, Mac OS, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5550 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 MG5550 Driver & Software Download