• First, examine the printer package for any damage.
  • Open the seal using a knife or scissors.
  • Take out the additional accessories that came along with the printer.
  • Lift the printer from the box and place it on a table carefully.
  • Remove all the blue tapes stuck on the printer. Extend the input and output trays.
  • Use the power cord to connect the printer to the power source.
  • Turn on the Canon TS5100 printer.



  • To connect your printer and computer, you have to download the necessary drivers on your computer.
  • Specify the model number and OS version.
  • In the results page, click the Driver download button to download the correct set of drivers.
  • From the Downloads folder, you can run the Canon TS5100 Setup file and install the drivers.


  • The Canon TS5100 manual helps you to set up a printer for effective use.
  • You can download the manual from this website easily.
  • Key in your printer model number in the textbox given.
  • Tap the Manual Download button.
  • Wait till the download is complete.
  • Open the manual from the Downloads folder.

IJ START CANON TS5100Driver Install

  • Once you have downloaded the printer driver from the manufacturer’s driver downloads page, you need to install it on your computer.
  • Navigate to the location where you have downloaded the file and double-click on the setup file.
  • Follow the commands that appear on-screen instructions in the set of installation windows that appear.
  • Click Yes on the license agreement and choose the language you prefer.
  • Mention the connection type. In case you have selected the connection type as wireless, then a prompt appears to enter the SSID and the pass-phrase.
  • Select the software that you want to install in the software selection page.
  • Fill in the other necessary information and complete the installation.
  • Restart your system after you are done with the instructions of the installer.

IJ START CANON TS5100Printer Functions

IJ Start Canon TS5100 performs different functions like printing, faxing, scanning, and copying. Make sure you have installed the software that facilitates the printer functions. The basic installation like loading paper and installing cartridges should be done properly to avoid troubles and errors when the printer performs its functions. Ensure that you fix the print, scan, fax, and copy settings as per the job you perform.

  • How to Print

    • Check if your IJ Start Canon TS5100 printer is turned on.
    • Load the recommended paper in the rear tray or cassette, based on the print job you perform.
    • From the Start menu of your Windows computer, go to Control Panel.
    • Select Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.
    • Look for the icon of your printer model and right-click on it.
    • Select Printing Preferences from the short menu that appears.
    • Move to the Commonly Used Settings segment and choose a preset print setting which will switch to predefined values automatically.
    • Choose the print quality and paper source based on the print job you perform and click OK.
    • The printer starts printing based on the settings change you have made.
  • How to Copy

    • Insert the TS5100 printer's power cord to its rear.
    • Connect the other end of the TS5100 power cord to the power outlet.
    • Turn on your Canon TS5100 printer by pressing the power button.
    • Select the Copy button on the Home screen.
    • Now, select the Standard Copy button and then load the document on the platen.
    • Make desired changes to the settings displayed on the screen.
    • Choose Color for color printing or choose Black for black & white printing.
    • The document is copied by Canon TS5100.
  • How to Scan

    The Canon TS5100 can scan a document or photo that fits the platen dimensions, and these steps will help you set up the printer for a scan operation.

    • Place the photo or document on the Canon TS5100 platen.
    • Close the scanner lid and proceed to open IJ Scan Utility.
    • This is located under Canon Utilities IJ Scan Utility.
    • Navigate to the desired settings and make changes in the Settings dialog box after clicking Settings. Now, click OK.
    • Select the Document or Photo button according to your requirement.
    • The document is now scanned by Canon TS5100.


  • Open the application that contains the file you want to print and give the print command (Ctrl+P).
  • Choose IJ Start Canon TS5100 from the printer model menu and select the Preferences option.
  • Select the Page Setup tab.
  • Enable the check-box prior to the Duplex Printing and the Automatic options.
  • Set the Page Layout from these options - Normal-size, Scaled, or Page Layout.
  • Click on the Print Area Setup button and select an option of your preference.
  • Mention the stapling side and specify the margin width.
  • Once you complete the settings, click OK and the printer starts printing.
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CANON PIXMA TS5100 Ink Cartridges

The Canon TS5100 ink cartridges are FINE ink cartridges. When you take a new cartridge out, make sure you install it immediately after you remove it from the package. If left outside for a long time, it can dry up and not function properly. A used FINE cartridge does not work as intended as the ink clogs up when you install it in the printer.

Ink cartridge replacement

When you replace a TS5100 ink cartridge, take care not to touch the electrical contacts or the print head nozzle. Follow these steps to replace a FINE cartridge in your Canon TS5100 printer.

  • Ensure that the TS5100 printer is turned on.
  • Open the scanning unit of the printer.
  • Press the tabs and push it up to open the ink cartridge cover.
  • Remove the old cartridge and set it aside.
  • Install the new FINE cartridge into its holder and close the cartridge cover.
  • Now, close the scanning cover and align the printhead by navigating to Gear icon Pliers & Screwdriver icon Auto Head alignment Yes
  • The printhead alignment sheet is printed. Place it face down on the platen and select OK.
  • Press OK when you see the completion message and remove the alignment sheet from the platen.
  • Now the replacement of the Canon TS5100 ink cartridge is over.



  • Initially, turn on your computer and enable Wi-Fi. Connect to a wireless network of your choice.
  • Check if the Canon TS5100 printer is turned on.
  • Tap the Home button and then use the navigation keys to choose the Wireless option.
  • Press the LAN Settings option. Select the Wireless LAN option and tap OK.
  • Under that, choose Wireless LAN Setup. Select the Manual Setup option.
  • Tap your wireless router name in the succeeding step.
  • Next, enter the WEP Key or Passphrase based on the security protocol you have set.
  • Enter the correct security key using the online keyboard that pops-up.
  • Note: The printer and computer should be connected to the same wireless network
  • Select the OK option and press the OK button.
  • When the Connected to the Wireless Router message appears, tap OK.
  • Once the connection has been established successfully, the Wireless icon will appear at the bottom of the screen.


  • The procedure given below can be used to connect the printer and the computer using a Wi-Fi Direct connection.
  • Tap the Canon TS5100 Setup icon from the home screen and select the Settings option.
  • Choose Device Settings. Under LAN Settings, select the Wireless Direct option.
  • Press the Wireless Direct Active/Inactive option and then select the ON option.
  • When the Confirmation screen appears, choose Yes.
  • Tap OK. You can start connecting devices to the printer.
  • To do so, enable the Wireless feature on your device.
  • From the list of devices displayed on your screen, choose the Canon printer with the name DIRECT in it.
  • Specify the Network Security Key in the next step. Your Canon TS5100 printer and computer are connected successfully.

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  • Insert the installation CD into the computer’s drive.
  • Run the Msetup4.exe file to begin the installation process.
  • Click the Start setup option in the Start Setup screen and then choose your Country/Region.
  • Read and comply with the License Agreement and choose if you want to be a part of the Extended Survey Program.
  • Grant the necessary permissions to install the required driver files on your system.
  • In the Select Connection Method screen, select the USB Connection option by highlighting the circular check-box available near it.
  • Wait till the driver is installed. Connect the Canon printer and the computer via a USB cable when prompted.
  • Tap Next in the Printhead Alignment screen and then click on the Execute button to take a test print.
  • Load papers in the input tray before select Execute. The basic setup is complete.
  • In the next step, you have to tick the check-box available near the additional apps if you want to install them. A check-box will be present near each app displayed.
  • Select the Next option and wait patiently until the apps are installed successfully.
  • Register your Canon printer in the next step if you want to.
  • Click Exit in the Installation Completed Successfully screen.
  • Your Canon TS5100 printer and computer are now connected via a USB connection.


Mobile Printing can be done when you connect the Canon printer and a mobile device via a wireless network. You can install various apps available on your phone and assign print jobs from it. Connect them after installing the apps and start delegating print jobs. You can print documents as well as photos.


  • AirPrint is an in-built application for iOS-based devices that lets you print any documents.
  • Turn on the printer and connect the printer to your Wi-Fi network.
  • Now, connect your iOS device too to the same Wi-Fi network in which you have connected your printer.
  • Now, open the document that you wanted to print from your phone.
  • Tap the Share icon and then tap the Print icon.
  • Select your printer model number from the printer options.
  • Provide the number of copies to be printed and click on the Print option.

Google Cloud Print

  • Printing documents from the Google cloud is possible only when it is registered.
  • Before starting the registration process, make sure both the printer and the system are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Open Google Chrome on your system and go to Setting from the Chrome menu of your Signed in Account.
  • Go to the Show Advanced Settings and select Manage for Google Cloud Print option.
  • Click on Add Printer and select your Canon TS5100 printer, and then press OK. A confirmation message appears on the printer’s display.
  • Click the Yes option to complete the registration.Now, print from anywhere using the Google Cloud option.

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Network Device Setup Utility

  • The IJ Network Device Setup Utility is used to diagnose and restore a network when there is an error in the network connection.
  • Ensure that the system and the printer are connected to the same Wireless connection.
  • The IJ Network Device Setup Utility application needs to be configured and paired with the printer.
  • The printer serial number's last five digits will appear next to the status bar.
  • The status bar will indicate the status of the printer, whether it is offline or online.
  • The application is also used to troubleshoot and resolve various network issues.
Canon TS5100 network setup utility

How to Change Network Settings

  • You can align the network settings using the installer CD or from the official site.
  • Before you alter the network settings, enable the Easy Wireless Connect mode on your Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer.
  • Confirm that your Canon device is powered On.
  • Tap the Network Status option on the LCD screen of your Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer.
  • Check the message that displays on the window and then press the OK button.
  • Choose the LAN Settings, then tap the Wireless LAN option, and then touch Wireless LAN Setup.
  • Select the Easy Wireless Connect option and then tap the Yes button on the message that appears on the printer’s front panel.
  • Follow the on-screen guidelines and then select OK.
  • Once you have enabled the Easy Wireless Connect mode, you can modify the following settings such as,
  • Using the Wireless Direct connection for a temporary period.
  • Linking to another personal computer using a Local Area Network or LAN.
  • Changing from a USB to Wireless connectivity.
  • Modifying the connection mode.

IJ start canon ts5100Troubleshooting

Errors can occur in the Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer if it is not maintained properly. The guidelines for rectifying some of the common issues thrown by the Canon TS5100 printer are provided on this web page.

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  • First, make sure that the electrical cord is inserted between your Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer and the outlet correctly.
  • Check whether your wall outlet or electrical socket is functioning properly.
  • Make sure not to use an extender or a strip for establishing the power connection.
  • Confirm whether the Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer and the Mac or Windows computer are bridged with each other.
  • Ensure that your Canon TS5100 printer is added to the list of devices on your system.
  • If the error continues, delete the driver from your personal computer.
  • Obtain the updated software from this web page.
  • Perform a print job to confirm that your Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer is working.

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  • Make sure that the input tray or cassette present on your Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer is loaded with sufficient plain paper.
  • Ensure that you have inserted the ink cartridges into the correct positions.
  • Confirm that the latest version of the Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer driver is installed on your Mac or Windows device.
  • If the driver has become outdated, relaunch it from this website.
  • Ascertain that your Canon PIXMA TS5100 printer is set as the default.
  • Delete all the unwanted print jobs from the queue and then carry out the print function.
  • Be sure that the paper stack that you have inserted is not wrinkled or scrambled.

ij start canon ts5100 Printer Offline

  • To resolve printer offline issues, perform the troubleshooting steps given below.
  • Check if your printer and computer are connected to your wireless network.
  • Check if your Canon TS5100 setup is done correctly and it is turned ON.
  • Check if the Wireless icon is displayed on the printer screen.
  • If not, then go to LAN settings, press Wireless LAN WLAN active/inactive Active.
  • Check if your printer & wireless router settings match.
  • Make sure to keep the Canon TS5100 printer within the range of your wireless router.
  • Check the signal strength of your wireless router. If the signal strength is weak, then turn off the router and restart it.

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Not Scanning

  • Make sure that you have installed MP (full feature driver) drivers on your system.
  • If you have not installed it, then go to the manufacturer’s site and download it or click on the link given below to get it.
  • Make sure that you have selected the Canon TS5100 printer on the application’s menu.
  • Check if the application supports the TWAIN features. It is important for the application to support the TWAIN. If it not supporting, then you cannot start ScanGear.
  • Make sure that you have connected the USB cable to the correct USB port of the computer.
  • Check the network status of the router and reconnect it if required.
  • Restart the printer and the computer if required.


  • You can reset the Canon TS5100 printer by changing all its settings to default.
  • Turn on your Canon TS5100 printer, go to the Web service setup option and click on the Default button.
  • Now, all the Web service setup options are reset.
  • Similarly, set the LAN settings, Settings, and Device info sending settings only options to default.
  • Otherwise, press & hold the Power button along with the Reset button.
  • Restart your Canon TS5100 printer after resetting all the printer settings.
  • For remote assistance on Canon TS5100 Setup, you can contact our technical experts.