Canon imageClass MF525dw Setup

Canon imageCLASS MF525DW is a black & white, multifunctional laser printer. Standard print, copy, scan, send, and fax are the core functions of this Canon printer. Three types of interfaces wired, wireless, and USB, will help you in delivering high-class print or scan operations using this printer. Read and proceed with the guidelines given below to perform Canon Imageclass Mf525dw setup for the first time.

Canon MF525dw Unboxing & Setting Up

  1. Begin the Canon printer setup by unpacking its package.
  2. Inside the printer kit, you can find a power cord, installation CD, USB cable, and an ink cartridge along with the printer.
  3. Clear all the packing tapes from the printer.
  4. After unpacking, load a stack of A4 papers in the front tray of the printer.
  5. Similarly, open the top cover and insert the ink cartridge into the printer.
  6. Connect the Canon printer to a wall outlet using the power cord.
  7. Press the Power button and turn it on.
  8. It may take some minutes for the printer to complete the initial boot-up process.
  9. After the initial boot-up process, set the basic printer preferences as instructed on the printer screen.
  10. When prompted, select the connectivity type and perform the on-screen instructions.
Canon Imageclass Mf525dw Setup
  1. To complete the entire setup process, install the Canon imageCLASS MF525DW printer driver on your Windows or Mac computer.
  2. Finally, perform a test scan or send operation to check the printer functions.

Canon imageClass MF525dw Driver Download

  1. Download the Canon imageCLASS MF525DW printer driver from this website by clicking the Driver Download button provided below.
  2. The installer file will be downloaded based on your OS type and version.
  3. After downloading the driver, you can start the installation process on your computer.

Canon imageClass MF525dw Manual Download

  1. By clicking the Manual Download button provided below, you can get the soft copy of the Canon imageClass MF525dw setup’s user guide.
  2. The user guide file will be downloaded in the PDF format.
  3. You can also download the user’s manual from the official Canon website.

Canon imageClass MF525dw Scanner Driver

The Scanner driver helps in performing the scan operation from your desktop or laptop connected to the Canon printer. The Scanner Driver & Utilities software of the Canon imageCLASS MF525DW printer is available for some specific Mac OS types. The best part is that this driver file is provided along with the MF Driver for some OS types. Download and install the scanner driver on your computer and perform the scan operation.

Canon imageClass MF525dw Wireless Setup

Canon imageCLASS MF525DW printer can be set up over a wireless network using the WPS (Push or PIN) or Selecting the Wi-Fi router methods. If you wish Canon imageClass MF525dw setup over a wireless network using the WPS Push Button method, follow the instructions given below.

  1. Switch on your Canon printer and the Wi-Fi router.
  2. From your Canon printer’s home screen, locate and tap the Menu tab.
  3. Select Preferences > Network > Wireless LAN Settings > OK > WPS Push Button Mode > Yes.
  4. Now, locate the WPS button on your access point or Wi-Fi router and press it within two minutes.
  5. It may take some time for the connectivity process to complete.
  6. Once it is completed, the Connected message will appear on your printer’s screen.
  7. Now, your Canon printer has been set up over the wireless network successfully.
  8. You can add the printer to your computer and install the necessary printer drivers.

Canon Imageclass Mf525dw Toner Replacement

  1. You will see the message Replace Toner on your Canon printer’s screen when the toner becomes empty or low. 
  2. In this case, try to replace the toner as soon as possible to avoid print quality issues.
  3. Before you begin the toner replacement process, get the replacement toner from the Canon printer’s store or a trusted retail store.
  4. The messages  < Prepare cartridge> &  <End of cartridge lifetime> might also appear on the screen, prompting you to replace the cartridge.
  5. The below section will assist you in replacing the defective toner with a new one.
  6. Open the front cover of your Canon printer.
  7. Locate and remove the defective toner from the printer. Do it with caution.
  8. Pack and keep the defective toner safely.Now, unpack the new toner cartridge.
  9. After unpacking it completely, insert it into the Canon imageClass MF525dw setup.
  10. Check if you have placed the toner cartridge correctly. After ensuring it, close the front cover of your Canon printer.
  11. To check the toner cartridge quality, try a test print.

Canon imageClass MF525dw Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

If your Canon printer is not printing, scanning, turning on, or displaying some error codes, then you must perform some troubleshooting steps to solve the issue. You can find the troubleshooting steps for the most common problems in your printer’s user manual itself. Moreover, you can find detailed and quick troubleshooting steps on our website. You can also contact us to get remote assistance in solving those issues.

Steps: Canon imageClass MF525dw Offline

  1. You can set the Auto Online or Offline mode on your Canon printer if you wish.
  2. Specify the time period to avoid the printer going offline while performing a specific operation.
  3. This Auto Online or Offline mode is useful while performing remote scanning.
  4. To set the time period on your Canon imageClass MF525dw setup, proceed with the quick steps given below.
  5. Go to your Canon printer’s menu.
  6. Select Function Settings > Common > Scan Settings > Auto Offline > On > Set This function.
  7. Set the time period as per your need and tap the Apply button.
  8. Now, you can perform the remote scanning without the offline issue.

Fixed: Canon imageClass Mf525dw Paper Jam Error

  1. If you haven’t loaded the papers in the input tray or paper feeder properly, then there is a chance for the paper jam to occur.
  2. You can find the error message  <Paper jammed> on your Canon imageCLASS MF525DW printer’s screen.
  3. In most cases, the paper jam occurs in the paper feeder, multi-purpose tray, paper source, and in the main unit of the printer.
  4. The easiest method to solve the paper jam is to remove all the jammed papers from the printer.
  5. First of all, locate where the paper jam has occurred on your Canon printer.
  6. Then, open that part and remove the jammed papers from it.
  7. For example, if the paper jam has occurred in the feeder part of your Canon printer, open its cover.
  8. Take the remaining papers left in the paper feeder.
  9. Now, locate and remove the jammed paper from it.
  10. After removing the jammed papers, refill the paper feeder.
  11. Similarly, remove all jammed papers from the printer to solve the Paper Jam error on your Canon imageClass MF525dw setup.