IJ Start CANON TR 4520 Unboxing Setup

Follow these guidelines mentioned below to unbox the Canon TR4520 printer and install it.

  • Open the Canon TR 4520 carton and remove the compact box from the left-hand side of the carton.
  • The Canon TR 4520 printer is packed with styrofoam padding on the sides. Pull the plastic bag out of the carton by using the bag’s handles.
  • Remove the styrofoam padding from the left & right sides of the Canon TR 4520, and set it aside for recycling.
  • Take the Canon TR 4520 device out of the plastic bag and place it on a steady platform.
  • The compact cardboard box contains a Canon power cord, RJ11 6 cable, and black & tricolor cartridges.
  • Set the getting started guide, Canon TR 4520 CD, and ink safety information document aside.
  • Attach the Canon power cable to the Canon TR 4520’s power port and a wall outlet. Touch the Power button to power on the Canon device.
  • Set the language and country preferences on the LCD by using the left and right arrow keys below it. Use the OK key to confirm the selections.
  • The Canon TR 4520 LCD prompts you to install the print cartridges. Take the Canon print cartridges out of their boxes, remove the orange tapes stuck to the electrical contacts, and open the Canon device’s cartridge access door, which can be accessed after opening the front door.
  • Load the PG 545 ink cartridge into its slot. Gently push it up to lock it into place. Repeat this procedure for installing the 546 tricolor cartridge.
  • Close the Canon print cartridge access door and the front door.
  • Press OK to continue to the wireless setup procedure on the Canon TR 4520 Setup.
  • Slide open the Canon TR 4520’s paper input tray, push the paper width guides to the end, load paper sheets, and adjust the paper width guides so that they hold the paper sheets in place. Push the paper input tray back in and slide out the output tray & its extension.
  • Set the paper size on the Canon TR 4520’s LCD by using the arrow keys below and connect the printer wirelessly using Canon Printer app. This completes the unboxing and setup of the Canon TR4520 printer.

IJ Start CANON TR4520


The Canon TR4520 printer driver enables you to print photos and documents from your Windows and Mac computers. The IJ Scan Utility, which is a part of the driver package, helps you troubleshoot network related issues and presents solutions for the same so that you can solve them by yourself. To download the Canon TR 4520 printer driver, navigate to the Driver Download button under the appropriate Operating System section and click on it.


To download the user guide of your Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer, click on the Manual Download button available on this web page.

IJ Start CANON TR4520Driver Install

  • The software can be obtained for free from this website directly.
  • Locate and select the Driver Download option from this site.
  • Once you get the software, access the file that is downloaded, and double-click on it.
  • After running the driver file, select the Start Setup option.
  • Once you study the network security notice, click on the Next button.
  • Tap the name of your region or country and then select the Next option.
  • Review the points that are mentioned in the End User License Agreement dialog box, click the Yes button, and then choose the Agree option to the information request.
  • To confirm the mode of connectivity, select the Yes option, and then continue with the software installation procedure.
  • The Next button will be present on the Connection Completed dialog window, select it.
  • The Driver launching process occurs, and the Information pop-up window displays on your personal computer.
  • To start a test print, choose either the Next or Start button.
  • Choose Next and then make sure to set Canon TR4520 printer are placed default.
  • If need, choose any additional tools and software you need to install and then click the Next option.
  • It might take some minutes for the software to get installed. Choose Next and then end the driver installation process by clicking on the Exit button.
Driver Install

IJ Start CANON TR4520Printer Functions

The primary operations of the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer are printing, faxing, copying, and scanning. You can carry out the functions of the device only after the setup, driver installation, and connection process is complete. The easy procedure on how to perform the necessary operations of the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer is explained right here on this web page.

  • How to Print

    • To perform the print operation on your Canon TR 4520 printer, follow the procedures given below.
    • Check and make sure that the Canon TR4520 printer is turned On.
    • Open the main tray of the printer and fill it with a stack of white paper.
    • Open a document you wish to print on your computer.
    • Open the Printer Driver’s Setup screen by clicking the File menu followed by Print.
    • Select your Canon TR4520 printer from the list.
    • Set the Print quality, Media type, Printer paper size options in the Printer Properties dialog box.
    • Click the Apply button followed by OK.
    • Now the Canon TR4520 printer starts the print operation as per your wish.
    How to Print
  • How to Copy

    • To perform the Copy operation on your Canon TR 4520 printer, perform the procedures given below.
    • Switch on the Canon TR4520 printer and check if the input tray contains enough paper.
    • Press the Copy button. Load the original document to be copied on the scanner glass.
    • Set the page size and magnification options on the Copy Standby screen.
    • Set the number of copies using the arrow buttons.
    • Press the Color or Black button.
    • Now the printer starts copying your document.
    • After the copy operation, remove the original document from the scanner glass.
    How to copy
  • How to Scan

    • Make sure that the Canon TR 4520 printer is turned on.
    • Position the original documents on the platen properly.
    • Tap Scan on the printer’s control panel.
    • Once the scan process completes, save the scanned data.
    • Press the Save button to save the document. Choose a computer to save the scanned files.
    • Set the Document Type and Type of Originals. Tap the OK button.
    computer scan
  • How to Fax

    • Turn off the printer. Attach the telephone cord to the Canon TR4520 printer and the telephone line jack.
    • Next, connect the modular cable between the external device and the printer.
    • Tap the Setup option and select the FAX Settings option.
    • Choose the FAX User Settings option followed by the Telephone Line Type option.
    • Select Rotary Pulse or Touch Tone as the Telephone Line Type.
    • Press the FAX button again to go back to the Fax Standby screen. Select the Menu/Wireless Connect option and choose the Receive Mode Set option.
    • Press the Receive Mode option and configure other advanced settings.
    • The final step is to modify the fax settings based on your choice and add recipients to the list.
    How to fax

Ij Start Canon Tr4520 Duplex Printing

  • To perform the Duplex Print operation on your Canon TR4520 printer, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
  • After performing the printer setup, open a document or photo to be printed on your system.
  • Open the Printer Driver setup window.
  • Checkmark the Duplex Printing and Automatic option in the Page Setup tab.
  • Select the Fit-to-Page, Normal-size, Scaled, or Page Layout option in the Page Layout section.
  • Set the side to be stapled, margin width, and print area option in the Page Setup tab.
  • Click the OK button. Now the Canon TR4520 printer is ready for performing the Duplex Printing operation.

Ij Start Canon Tr4520 Two-Sided Copy

  • Usually, the two-sided copy operation method is quite similar to the normal copy operation.
  • After placing the document to copied on the scanner glass, you need to select the Two-sided copy option under the Special copy section.
  • Select the On button from the Copy menu to enable the 2-sided copy operation.
  • Press the Copy button and wait for the printer to perform the copy operation.

Ij Start Canon Tr4520


  • The initial step of the scanning process is to position the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Launch the Canon IJ Scan Utility on your system. Tap the Settings option and modify any settings that you want to.
  • Settings such as paper size, resolution, and more can be changed.
  • Click the Document or Photo option based on the document you have loaded.
  • Your documents will be scanned in a few seconds.


  • Position the documents to be scanned in the Automatic Document Feeder.
  • Check if IJ Scan Utility is installed on your system and open it.
  • Click the Settings option and change settings for double-sided scanning.
  • Tap the Document scan option from the left panel of the window.
  • Find the Select Source option and choose the Document(ADF Manual Duplex)
  • Assign the color mode, document size, and scanning resolution as per your choice.
  • Click the OK button and then choose the Document option from the home screen.
  • The scanning process starts now.

Canon tr4520 Ink cartridges

The printer can be installed with 1 black cartridge and 1 color cartridge. The color cartridges include cyan, magenta, and yellow cartridges. Prefer only genuine ink cartridges in order to avoid poor print qualities.

Cartridge replacement

To print correctly, do not touch the electrical contacts or print head nozzle on the cartridges. Make sure that the cartridge is present in the printer before replacing them. You can get genuine cartridges directly from the manufacturer’s site or from a trusted retailer. Follow these instructions to replace the cartridges in Canon tr4520 easily.

  • Turn on the Printer. To open the paper output tray, first open the front cover of the printer.
  • Ensure the paper is not present in the cassette. The cartridge will move to the replacement position once you open the paper output tray.
  • Carry out the following steps to remove the cartridge. Handle with the atmost care to remove the cartridge.
  • Press and hold the cartridge in downward. You will hear the click sound.
  • Now, remove the cartridge to be replaced from its slot. To prepare a new cartridge for replacement, unpack the new cartridge out of the package.
  • Gently remove the tape around the new cartridge. Do not shake the cartridge while unpacking the new cartridge.
  • Install the color FINE cartridge in the left slot and install the black FINE cartridge in the right slot.
  • Place the cartridge in the Printer. Make sure that the cartridge fits correctly and also install both the cartridges correctly.
Ink cartridge

Canon tr4520

Wireless connection

  • Turn on the Printer. Select and hold the Menu or Wireless connect button for a few seconds.
  • When Printer preparation is over, a new screen will open.
  • To begin the setup, select Next. The ‘Setup is trying to install a new helper tool’ window will open, fill the User name and password to proceed with the process.
  • Press Start Setup. Ensure the network security notice and select Next to confirm it.
  • Choose your place of residence or country. Select Others option if your country or place of residence is not present in the list.
  • Select Next. Agree to the license agreement and then select Yes to proceed with the installation. Agree to the information request.
  • Press Yes for confirmation. To give access to your network, select Allow.
  • Once the connection is over, select Next. Select Add Printer to add the Printer and then select Next.
  • Now a screen pops up with a Set up complete alert and then press Next. To install an additional software, press Next. The process might take some time to install.
  • Press Skip or Resister now option as you prefer. Select Register Now option and choose a Create Shortcut to make a desktop shortcut preference. Select Next.

Wireless direct

Follow these steps to use Wireless Direct.

  • Turn on the Printer. To display the Setup menu screen, select the Setup button.
  • Go to Device settings and Click OK. Click LAN settings and then click OK again.
  • Go to Wireless Direct and click OK. Choose the Switch WL direct option. Click OK.
  • When the Wireless router info screen displays, select OK.
  • Press Done and then OK to enable the Wireless Direct feature.
  • Follow the guidelines provided below to change the settings of a device. Go to the Settings menu and turn on the Wi-Fi.
  • Choose “DIRECT-XXXX-TR4500series” from the list.
  • To make connections to the printer, verify your password.


Canon TR 4520 supports mobile printing, which means that you can send documents for printing from mobile devices such as Android & Apple phones and tablets. The Canon TR 4520 device supports the mobile printing applications such as Canon PRINT app, Message In Print app, and Easy-PhotoPrint Editor app.

Apple AirPrint

Follow these guidelines to set up AirPrint on your Canon TR 4520.

  • Power on your Canon TR4520 printer and wait until it initializes.
  • Download the Canon PRINT application to your Apple device and install it.
  • Check whether the ready to connect message appears on your Canon TR 4520 printer. If it shows Copy 100% letter, press the Setup button on your Canon device (screwdriver & pliers icon). If it shows Wi-Fi with an x over it, press and hold the Menu/Wireless connect button for three seconds.
  • Go to your Apple device’s Wi-Fi list and choose Canon TR 4520 from the list.
  • Now, go to the CanonPRINT app. Open it and tap Agree or Don't Agree ( This does not affect the installation). Tap the + button on the PRINT application, tap Yes, and then choose the router from the Apple device’s PRINT application screen. Enter the password for the router and tap OK.
  • For a direct connection, tap the Direct connection button on the bottom of the Canon PRINT app screen. Tap Join.
  • Now, select a document on the Apple device and choose this Canon TR 4520 from the print device list to initiate printing.

Google Cloud Print

You can follow the short guidelines mentioned below to set up Google Cloud Print on your Canon TR4520 printer.

  • Power on your Canon TR 4520 printer.
  • Touch the 'Setup' button on the control panel of the TR 4520 device.
  • Use the arrow keys to choose the Web service setup option and when it is highlighted, press OK.
  • Now, select the Connection Setup option using the arrow keys. Press OK. From there, choose GoogleCloudPrint and then select Register with service.
  • The confirmation message asking whether you want to register the Canon TR 4520 appears. Tap the Yes option and then press OK.
  • Choose the display language for Google Cloud Print using the arrow keys and press OK.
  • Now, load A4 sheets into the Canon TR4520 printer paper input tray and select OK.
  • The instructions for authentication will be printed. Select Yes and press OK. Perform the authentication procedure outlined on the authentication sheet. Press OK when the ‘Registration is complete’ message appears on the LCD.
  • Now, you can print from a computer or smart device using Google Cloud Print on the Canon TR 4520 device.

IJ Start CANON TR4520

PIXMA Cloud Link

Follow the simple guidelines mentioned below to set up Cloud Link on the Canon TR4520 printer.

  • Ensure that your Canon TR 4520 printer is connected to the internet. Go to your Canon device’s control panel. Tap the setup (screwdriver & pliers icon) button and then choose Cloud applications. The LCD shows the ‘Ready to register’ message. Press OK, and choose Next on the ‘Make registration’ screen.
  • Agree to the Cloud Link service’s terms of use by selecting the Agree button.
  • Download, install, and launch the Canon PRINT app on your smart device. Go to the Start screen and choose Start. Follow the on-screen guidelines, and key in your email address, password, etc.
  • After ensuring that your Canon TR 4520 device is connected to the network, go to Canon iMAGE GATEWAY and choose Canon Image Gateway on the interface dashboard. Choose the album from which you want to print images.
  • Select the desired image to be printed and set your printing preferences. Click on Print and select OK. The image will be printed through Pixma Cloud Link on the Canon TR 4520.

Mopria Print Service

  • Mopria Print Service is a mobile printing option that is used for performing the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer function from an Android mobile device.
  • First, make sure that you bridge the Android phone and the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer to the same wireless network.
  • Now, enable the Mopria Print Service by going to the Settings window and then choose the Printers option.
  • Make sure to set the Mopria Print Service to the On state.
  • Select the Menu from the application through which you are going to carry out the printing function.
  • After you touch the Print button, the Print Settings dialog box will get displayed on the screen.
  • Choose the All Printers option, and now your Android device will search for all the available devices.
  • Now, choose your Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer from the list.
  • The Print Settings window will show the name of the printer which you have selected.
  • Modify the settings as per your requirements and then select the Print button.

ij start canon tr4520Troubleshooting

If the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer is not maintained correctly, then errors can arise in it. Use the solutions that are provided on this web page for resolving the issues such as offline, not printing, scan issue, and paper jam. The steps for resetting the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer and firmware update process that helps to fix some of the common printer problems are also explained in this site.

ij start canon tr4520 Printer is Offline

  • Ensure that you have connected the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer to a working source.
  • If the printer is in the Off state, use the Power button for turning it On.
  • Print the Network Settings report and confirm that the model of your Canon printer and the personal computer are connected over the same network.
  • Make sure to keep the system and the printer in a location nearby your wireless access point.
  • Restore the network communication by power cycling the wireless router and the Canon PIXMA TR4520 printer.
  • Ascertain that you disable the Use Printer Offline mode if a Windows personal computer is used.
  • Confirm whether the print job is sent to the appropriate printer. Also, ensure that your Canon PIXMA is used as the default printer.
Printer Offline


Not Printing
  • Ensure that the Canon TR4520 printer is turned on and in the ready state.
  • Check if the Canon printer is connected firmly to the computer. Else, reconnect them.
  • Change the paper settings as per information of the cassette. Change it if required.
  • Clear the print jobs that are already present in the queue. If the print queue has been overloaded, then this error occurs.
  • Check if your Canon printer driver is chosen while assigning print jobs. Do not select the wrong printer.
  • If you are assigning a large file to the printer, it might not be able to handle it with ease.
  • Reduce the size of the file and send it again.
  • In case you are assigning print jobs from your computer, try restarting your computer.


  • As soon as you find a paper jam issue, turn off the Canon TR4520 printer.
  • Pull-open the output cover of the printer. Make sure you do not touch the clear film as it might lead to unwanted issues.
  • Check under the cartridge holder for any paper jam. Move the holder to the left or right as per your convenience.
  • Make sure to move the cartridge holder using the top part.
  • Pull out the jammed paper slowly with your hands and make sure not to tear it.
  • Check if there are any small bits of paper and then close the output cover.

IJ Start Canon Tr4520

Scanning Problem

  • To fix the Scanning problem on your Canon TR4520 printer, perform the troubleshooting tips given below.
  • Check and make sure that the Canon TR4520 printer is turned On.
  • Remove the USB cable from the computer and check if there is any damage found.
  • Connect the USB cable to the different port of the computer.
  • Check the network status. Disconnect and reconnect the connection if required.
  • Restart the Canon TR4520 printer and the computer.
  • Try to scan after restarting both the devices.
  • Ensure that the Canon TR4520 printer MP driver is installed on your computer.
  • Try to scan and save images using the IJ Start Utility application.
  • Open the saved files in your document viewer.

Firmware Update

You can fix this issue in three different ways.

  • To update the Canon TR4520 printer firmware, follow the instructions given below.
  • Make sure that the Canon TR4520 printer is turned On.
  • Touch the Setup button and select the Device Settings option.
  • Make sure to press the OK button after selecting an option.
  • Select the Firmware Update option in the Device Settings section.
  • Select the Install Update option followed by OK.
  • Check the messaged displayed on the printer screen.
  • Click the OK button to finalize the firmware update process.
  • To set the update alert message feature on your Canon printer, follow the instructions given below.
  • Once you enable this feature whenever an update is available, an alert message will be displayed on the printer screen.
  • Press Setup Device Settings Firmware Update Update Notification.
  • Enable the Update Notification option by simply tapping it.
  • Press the OK button to finalize.

Printer Reset

  • To reset your Canon TR4520 printer, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
  • Switch on your Canon TR4520 printer.
  • Flip the screen and select the Setup menu.
  • Press the Device Settings option from the Setup menu.
  • Tap the Reset Settings option.
  • Select the settings you wish to reset in the Reset Settings section.
  • Press the OK button after selecting the settings.
Printer reset