IJ Start Canon TR8520 Unbox

  • Unwrap the IJ Start Canon TR8520 printer from the box and check if there are any damages.
  • Check if the additional components such as telephone cable, power cord, and five single ink cartridges are present.
  • The user guide, warranty card, and the installation disc accompany the box.
  • Once you unwrap the printer, place it on a flat surface.
  • Remove the seals, tape, and paper attached to it. Mostly they will be found in the areas like input tray, operation panel, and on the top of the printer.
  • Take the power cord that accompanied your printer and plug the larger end of it into the electrical socket and the smaller end into the printer’s power port.
  • Turn on the machine and do not disturb until it remains idle.
  • Complete the initialization process by setting the language, date/time, and country/region.
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  • You need to know certain information before loading the sheets.
  • The recommended paper for your print job (mentioned in the user manual), and the tray to which it should be fed (based on the print job).
  • To feed paper in the rear tray, raise the rear tray cover until it stands on its own and extend the paper support.
  • Look for the feed slot cover and open it.
  • Widen the paper guides and place a small amount of paper stack into the rear tray.
  • Remember to place the sheets with the print side facing upwards.
  • Now, slide the guides in the reverse direction (towards the sheets) and secure them.
  • The paper information registration screen will display only if the feed slot cover is closed. So make sure the cover is closed.
  • To load paper in the cassette which is at the bottom of the machine, you need to detach it completely from the device.
  • The removable cassette cover should be taken out temporarily.
  • Paper guides should be extended (one in front and the other towards the right).
  • Load the recommended paper by pressing the lock downwards and extending the cassette.
  • Slide the guides back until it reaches the edges of the loaded paper.
  • Now, close the cassette cover and place the unit (cassette) back into the machine.
  • To install the ink cartridges, you need to lift the scanning cover and position it.
  • Wait until the print head moves back to its position.
  • Take the ink tank and hold it by its sides. Remove the orange tape, protective film, and the orange protective cap.
  • Insert the ink tank into the machine's print head in a slanting position and snap it firmly into its place.
  • Repeat the same process for all the ink tanks and close the scanning cover.



  • Visit the manufacturer’s support page and find the search box.
  • Type the model number (mentioned in the user manual) of your printer and click Search.
  • The related downloads and product specification & description appears.
  • Search for the link that indicates driver download.
  • Make sure to choose the driver appropriate for your OS.
  • Click the Download button next to the driver link.
  • Do not interrupt the download process.
  • To install the driver, open the downloaded file and proceed with the on-screen instructions.


  • The manual download is similar to that of the driver download.
  • From the manufacturer’s site, find the product specification page of your printer model.
  • You can see the manual download link at the bottom of the page.
  • Select the link to download the manual for IJ Start canon TR8520.

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  • Obtain the latest driver for your Canon TR8520 printer from this site.
  • You need to just click on the Driver Download button, and the newest driver gets downloaded on your personal computer.
  • Now, switch to your computer’s Downloads location and double-click on that particular downloaded file.
  • Choose the Run as Administrator option and then start the installation by clicking on the Next button.
  • Make sure to connect your Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer to the personal computer using a wireless or USB connection.
  • Highlight the name of your Canon device and select the Next option.
  • Choose your place of residence and click Next. Accept the End User License Agreement by choosing the Yes button.
  • Close the Installation window by clicking on the Finish option.
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The functions of the Canon PIXMATR8520 printer can be performed only after the hardware setup process is completed. Printing, scanning, copying, and faxing are the primary functions of the Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer.

  • How to Print

    • Make sure to place enough sheets of A4 paper into the cassette.
    • Insert the ink cartridges into their correct slots. Open the photograph or file that has to be printed.
    • Find the Print icon on top of the Program dialog box.
    • Else, click the File option available on the top of the screen.
    • Now, click on the Print option from the drop-down list box. The printing process begins automatically, else the Printer Properties pop-up window appears on the screen.
    • Choose your Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer.
    • You can make additional print settings such as the number of pages you wish to print or the number of copies to be printed.
    • Once you have altered the settings, select the OK or Print button and wait for your Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer to finish the printing function.
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  • How to Copy

    • Make sure to power On your Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer.
    • Place papers into the cassette or rear tray.
    • Tap the Copy button from the Home screen on the Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer’s control panel.
    • Choose the Standard Copy option and the Copy Standby pop-up window appears on the touch display.
    • Now, place the original item to be copied on the platen glass.
    • Specify the copy settings as per your requirements.
    • Locate and then tap the Color or Black button on your Canon PIXMA TR8520 printer.
    • After the copy job is complete, take the original document out of the glass.
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  • How to Fax

    • Turn on the Canon TR8520 printer.
    • Touch Fax and select Start Easy Setup.Tap Next and attach the phone cord to the printer’s jack.
    • Connect the other terminal to the wall jack.Fix the phone cord into the printer’s EXT port.
    • Attach the other end into the telephone’s port.Load the document that you want to fax on the platen or in ADF.From the home screen of the printer’s operation panel, select Fax.Dial the recipient’s telephone or fax number using the numeric keys displayed on the screen.Once you enter it, tap OK.
    • Press the Black button for black & white transmission.For the color transmission, press Color.
    • Now the printer starts scanning the document.If you have loaded the document in the ADF, the printer starts to send the fax.
    • If you have placed the document on the platen, you must manually load the next page to fax multiple pages.After loading each page, tap Send Now to transmit the fax.
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  • How to Scan

    • Use the Auto Scan feature to scan documents from the Canon TR8520 printer.This feature automatically detects the type of item placed on the scanner glass.
    • To start the process, turn on the printer by pressing the Power button.Place the original document or photo on the scanner glass with the scan side down.
    • Launch the IJ Scan Utility on your computer.
    • From the taskbar of the IJ Scan Utility, click Auto.
    • Now the scanning process starts.
    • If you are trying to scan a specific type of document or photo, you cannot use the Auto Scan feature.Start the IJ Scan Utility on your computer and click Settings.
    • Specify the paper size, PDF Settings, resolution, etc., on the Settings dialog box.After changing the settings, click OK.
    • Select the Document or Photo tile to start the scanning process.
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Canon TR8520 Setup WIRED

  • Before starting the process, ensure that the printer is turned on.
  • You will see an Ethernet port at the rear of the printer.
  • Remove the cap from the Ethernet port.
  • Take an Ethernet wire and plug it into the printer’s port.
  • Connect the other terminal into the computer’s port.
  • Now, tap the Home button on the printer’s control panel.
  • Touch the Wireless icon and select LAN Settings.
  • Tap Wired LAN and choose Wired LAN active/inactive.
  • Select Active and go back to the home screen.
  • Now, try to do a test print from your computer

Canon TR8520 SetupWIRELESS

  • Press the Power button to switch on the Canon TR8520 printer.
  • Tap the Home icon on the printer’s control panel.
  • Select the Wireless icon and touch LAN Settings.
  • Choose Wireless LAN and tap Wireless LAN Setup.
  • 5.From the list of options displayed, touch Manual Connect.
  • Select your wireless routers SSID and you will find a field to enter the WEP or passphrase.
  • Enter it and tap OK.
  • When the Connected to the Wireless Router message appears, select OK.
  • Once your printer is connected to the wireless router, go back to the home screen.
  • Try to perform a test print.

ij start canon tr8520 Canon TR8520 Setup - USB Port

One of the easiest ways to connect the Canon TR8540 printer to the system is using the USB cable. It is available in the shipment box. Prefer a cable less than 3m in length. It is done for easy access and secure connection. The cable not be damaged or torn.

Canon USB Port Setup
  • Keep the printer and the system turned ON.
  • Do not connect any additional devices to the USB port.
  • These additional devices may lead to an insufficient power supply.
  • Link two ends of the cable between the printer’s rear and the system’s rear.
  • The printer name will be present in the list of available devices.
  • Choose the printer name from the list.
  • If you are using a Mac system, add the printer name to the list by clicking the + sign.

ij start canon tr8520 Canon TR8520 Setup - Mobile Printing

Mobile Printing Solutions is compatible with Canon TR8520 printer. Some of the supported printing apps are AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, and more. The steps to print using the apps are mentioned below.

Apple AirPrint

  • AirPrint is an inbuilt app available in most Apple devices.
  • Power up the printer and the Apple Device.
  • Use the wireless connection method to connect the two devices.
  • Open the document or photo in your Apple device.
  • Swipe down the menu to choose the Print option.
  • A screen appears prompting you to choose specific settings.
  • Select the Canon TR8540 printer name from the list of available devices.
  • Add the number of copies by pressing the + sign.
  • Enable the Duplex Printing option if required.
  • Tap Print to begin the Printing process.
  • Get the printed sheets available on the output tray.

Google Cloud Print

To print from your printer using Google Cloud Print requires three steps; Get Authentication URL, Register It Online, Use Google Cloud Print.

  • With the printer switched ON, move to the Maintenance tab. Select the Device SettingsWeb Service Setup.
  • Scroll down to the Other Settings option and click Google Cloud Print Setup option.
  • Under the Google Cloud Print Setup option, choose the Register with Google Cloud Print option to enroll the printer name.
  • Choose the Language option for Print Settings and click English. Provide the required authentication.
  • Insert plain papers into the main tray and press OK to print the URL. The printer prints an URL page.
  • Type the URL in the browser’s page and use your Google account to sign in. Follow the guidelines to finish the Google Cloud Print.
  • A message displays that the Registration with Google Cloud Print is complete.
  • The printer name displays on the screen. Now printing with the help of Google Cloud Print is easy.

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  • The cloud link feature will allow you to connect the printer with your smartphone or tablet.
  • It allows you to print photos & documents from the shared folder.
  • You can also save the scanned images to a data storage service.
  • A computer is not required to store the data using Cloud link.
  • You have to create an account to use this application.
  • Make sure that your device supports this application before using it.
Canon Cloud Link

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How to Change Network Settings

  • You can change the Network settings in the Canon MX922 printer by changing the Connection mode.
  • To change the connection mode, follow the instructions given below.
  • Tap the printer icon, choose the YES button and then select Wireless LAN.
  • Choose the WLAN active or inactive option. Otherwise, select Wires LAN, choose Wired LAN active or inactive and then click the Active option.
  • Now, go to Network Settings option and perform the operation.
  • Change the network mode in the IJ Network Device Setup Utility.

Network Device Setup Utility

  • The Network Device Setup Utility tool is a software which enables communication between the printer and computer with one another.
  • Download the Network Device Setup utility and install it on your system.
  • Open the file and then start the installation process.
  • After installing the file, if you want to delete it, then follow the instruction steps given below.
  • Click StartControl Panel Programs. Select and right-click the Scan Utility folder from the list and click the Uninstall button.
  • Click Yes followed by OK to confirm the operation.

ij start canon tr8520 Troubleshooting

  • The common problems that occur in the Canon TR8520 printer are: unable to find the printer, print or connect issues, and changing LAN Settings.
  • To fix the printer not found an issue, follow the instructions given below.
  • Assure that the printer is powered on, then check the Network Status on the printer touch screen.
  • Make sure that the Canon TR8520 Setup is done correctly.
  • If you are unable to connect the printer with the Wireless network, then check the power supply status of the printer and network devices.
  • Make sure that your router is working properly.
Troubleshooting Canon tr8520

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  • If the printer stops responding, then open Printer Driver’s setup screen, and perform the following operations.
  • You can display the setup from the Application Software or by clicking the printer icon on your computer.
  • To display it from the Application, choose the Print command on the application, enter the printer model in the entry field, and click Preferences.The Canon TR8520 Setup screen displays.To display it by clicking the printer icon, select the Control Panel Hardware & Sound Devices & Printer.
  • Now, check if the printer and the computer are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Check the port settings as well. Open Run command on your computer, go to the Control panel option, and select & right-click your printer.
  • When the Printer Properties page opens, click Manage and select Port. Confirm the Port settings and tap the OK button.If the issue persists, then contact Customer Support.



  • To resolve the scanning issue, first, check if you have turned on your printer after connecting it to the power supply.
  • Connect the USB cable to a different port that is available on your computer.
  • Do not use a USB hub to connect the printer and computer.
  • If you have connected through a wireless connection, check the connection status. If the network strength is weak, restart the router and reconnect the printer if required.
  • Restart your computer and printer.
  • If all the above troubleshooting steps do not help, you can get our technical assistance.


  • Ensure that the Canon printer is connected to the power supply properly.
  • Check the connection between your computer and printer. If the connection is unstable, disconnect and re-connect them.
  • You can also download the Network Device Setup Utility to diagnose any problems with your network.
  • Check if the paper settings are matching the rear tray’s information. Modify any settings if needed.
  • Delete the previously assigned print jobs to start the newly assigned job. If the print queue is long, then this error might occur.
  • Make sure the print job is not too large. If the print data is big, then the printing will take a longer time to initiate the printing process.


  • Paper jams can occur if the paper is not properly aligned and placed in the input tray.
  • Make sure to align the plain paper on a flat surface before loading.
  • Check if there is any paper jam in the rear tray. If so, remove it.
  • If the paper has jammed while the printer tries to pull it in, then take it out of the printer carefully.
  • Paper can also get stuck during automatic duplex printing, clear the paper jam and try printing again.


  • Ensure that the computer is connected properly to the wireless router.
  • Reconnect the printer to the router if not connected correctly.
  • Install the MP driver package to avoid any errors. XPS drivers might create these problems.
  • Make sure the router does not deny access to the printer.
  • Get help from the technical team if the above-given solutions fail.


  • From the control panel, navigate to the Canon TR8520 Setup menu and select the Device Settings option.
  • Tap OK. Choose the Reset Settings option and press the OK option.
  • If you want to reset the ink cartridges, then follow the steps below given.
  • Turn off your Canon printer. Press the Stop and Power buttons together.
  • Press the Stop button twice while holding the Power button.
  • The printer’s control panel will now display ‘O.’
  • Tap the Stop button four times and then press the Power button twice.
  • Turn of the printer using the Power button to complete the reset process.
  • Disconnect the printer from the power supply and also detach the USB cables. Pull open the ink cartridge door while pressing the Power button.
  • Attach the printer to the power source and close the cartridge access door. Release the Power button after this process.
  • For remote assistance on Canon TR8520 Setup, you can contact our technical experts.
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