Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver Download & Manual Installer

Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver Download & Manual Installer For Windows, Mac and Linux – PIXMA MX531 is one of the excellent printers that you can have at home. From the outer design and the inside specifications, Canon has prepared the competencies that will make the printer as the best choice for people who need assistance to work at home or in the office. Well, what are actually those things that can be regarded as handy features for people to work? Let’s review the abilities of the printer together!

For printing feature, the resolution can be up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. You don’t have to be worried if the quality will be reduced when you want to scan or copy things. For scanning itself, the maximum resolution will be around 1200 x 2400 dpi. Basically, the resolution of the printer is good that you will get high qualified results for each utility. Canon MX531 also possesses some handy features, including PPS or PIXMA Printing Solutions that will help you in printing matters or else. PPS will also help you printing files from your mobile device. You can also the feature of Cloud printing and make the printer integrated with your Cloud account.

Eventually, there are other brilliant things that you can get from Canon PIXMA MX 531. You just need to bring it back home and use it by yourself.

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Canon PIXMA MX531 Operating System Compatibility
Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX531 Specification

Printer
Print Speed (up to) 4″ x 6″ Borderless Photo: Approx. 46 seconds
Print Speed (Approx) Black:ESAT: Approx. 9.7 ipm
Color:ESAT: Approx. 5.5 ipm
Number of Nozzles Black: 1,152
Color: 640
Total: 1,792
Picoliter Size (color) 2 and 5
Print Resolution (Up to) Color:Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Black:Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Ink Compatibility PG-140XXL Black Ink Cartridge
PG-140XL Black Ink Cartridge
PG-140 Black Ink Cartridge
CL-140XL Color Ink Cartridge
CL-141 Color Ink Cartridge
Paper Sizes 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, A4, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Automatic Sheet Feeder 100 Sheets
ADF:30 Sheets
Paper Compatibility Plain: Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper;
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope
Printer Features Auto Document Feeder, AirPrint, Auto Duplex Print, Borderless Printing, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Fun Filter Effects, Google Cloud Print, My Image Garden, Photo Printing, PIXMA Printing Solutions2, Wireless Printing
Copier
Copy Speed (up to) ESAT: Color: 4.7 ipm
Reduction / Enlargement 25% to 400%
Copy Features Auto Document Feeder (ADF), AE (Auto Exposure) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Preset Copy Ratios, Frame Erase Copy, Zoom
Scanner
Scanning Element Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions Optical: 1200 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated: 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi (Optical)
Scanner Features Auto Scan Mode9, Network Scan, Push Scan, Scan to Memory (USB)
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document Size Flatbed: 8×5″ x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5″ x 14″
Fax
Modem Speed 33.6 Kbps (Super G3 color FAX)
Transmission Speed (approx.) Black: Approx. 3 sec per page
Color: Approx. 1 min per page
Memory Capacity Approx. 50 Pages
Group Dialing 19
Fax Features Answering Machine Connectivity, Caller Rejection, Check RX Fax Info., Fax Reception Reject, Fax Number Re-Entry, Memory Transmission, Redial, Remote Reception
Other Features 2-Line LCD, Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, Fully Integrated Auto Document Feeder (ADF), PIXMA Cloud Link, Wireless Printing
General
OS Compatibility Mobile Operating Systems:
iOS, Android, Windows RT
Standard Interface Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Hi-Speed USB
USB Flash Memory
Bluetooth® v2.0 (Optional)
Dimension (W x D x H) 18.1″ (W) x 15.2″ (D) x 7.9″ (H)
Weight 18.7 lbs

Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX531. 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 MX531. 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 MX531.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX531 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of PIXMA MX531 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX531 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX531 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX531 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 MX531 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX531 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 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 MX531 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX531.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX531 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 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 PIXMA MX531 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX531 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX531 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX531 in Mac:

  • First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  • Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  • At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531) 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 MX531 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 MX531 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 MX531 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX531 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

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 MX531.

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 MX531.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX531-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.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MX531, then you will need to have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonupdates.net will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MX531 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0124 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7518 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
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.29.9 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32 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
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.6.0879 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.302.5 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)4.101.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.301.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.101.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.210 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.214 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.30471 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.1078 KBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Getting Started GuideV12.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Getting Started GuideV12.7 MBDownload
Setting Up the FAXV12.1 MBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver Download & Manual Installer for Windows, Mac and Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX531 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon Printer Drivers 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.