GUIDELINES FOR CANON PIXMA MX452 SETUP

Canon PIXMA MX452 is an all-in-one inkjet printer for home use and it supports mobile printing. The Easy-WebPrint EX plug-in lets you put multiple webpages into a single layout that you can print. The following procedure will help you with the Canon Pixma MX452 setup.

Step-1: Unpack the printer

  1. Unbox the printer and make sure you have all the printer accessories.
  2. Next, remove all the packaging materials from the printer.
  3. Open the front cover and paper output tray and lift the document cover.
  4. Following that, open the paper output cover and remove the protective materials from inside.
  5. Close the paper output cover and the document cover.

Step-2: Power connection

  1. Use the power cord supplied with the printer to connect between a wall outlet and the printer’s power cord connector.
  2. Now, press the power button to power up the printer and then set the language on the operational panel.

Step-3: Install ink cartridges

  1. Open the paper output tray and the paper output cover.
  2. Pull down the ink cartridge lock lever, then unpack an ink cartridge.
  3. See that you remove all the protective film from the ink cartridge and then install it in its slot.
  4. Raise the cartridge lock lever to lock it and install the other ink cartridge in the same way.
  5. Close the paper output cover and then the paper output tray.
CANON PIXMA MX452 SETUP

Step-4: Feed plain paper

  1. When the wireless network setup message appears, select Cancel for now and continue with the setup. However, if you have a wireless router that supports WPS, you can connect the printer to it now.
  2. Without opening the paper output tray, extend the paper support.
  3. Shift the right paper guide to the end and then arrange the paper with its print side facing down.
  4. Insert the paper until it stops and then adjust the paper guide according to the paper size, but do not make it tight.
  5. Open the output tray extension, paper output tray, and paper output support in the same order.

Step-5: Install the software

  1. Once the physical setup is complete, install the printer software on your computer.
  2. The printer software helps to manage and control the printer from the computer.

CANON PIXMA MX452 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Driver for Printer
  1. You can download the printer driver from this page.
  2. Otherwise, you can visit the official Canon Pixma MX452 setup webpage.
  3. Search for the printer model and click it to open the support page.
  4. Following that, click the Drivers & Downloads tab then select the OS version from the drop-down list.
  5. The available drivers will be listed on the page. Now, click the Select button beside the driver name and click Download.
  6. Once the driver download is complete, save it on the computer.

INSTALL CANON MX452 DRIVER

You have to acquire the printer driver that supports the OS of your computer.

  1. Download the printer driver or use the installation CD to get the driver on your computer.
  2. Double-click the installer tool to run the installation.
  3. Read the instructions and complete the connection setup.
  4. Next, select the software under Software Installation List and click Next.
  5. Add the printer and finish the Extended Survey Program.
  6. Click Exit once the installation is complete.

CANON MX452 MANUAL DOWNLOAD

MANUAL DOWNLOAD

Like the printer software, the printer manuals are also available on the Canon website. Read the below steps to download the manual.

  1. Open the Canon Pixma MX452 setup website from a web browser and find the Canon printer model.
  2. When the support page opens up, go to the Manuals section.
  1. You can find a list of manuals in the Manual section. Click the Select button of the manual you want to download.
  2. Download the manual in PDF format and save it.

HOW TO CHANGE INK IN CANON MX452 PRINTER?

When the ink level in the ink cartridge is low, replace the cartridge with a new one.

  1. Buy a genuine Canon ink cartridge from the store, then proceed with the process.
  2. Keep the printer turned on and open the front cover followed by the paper output tray.
  3. Next, open the paper output cover and wait until the cartridge holder moves to its original position.
  1. The headcover opens automatically. Now, push the lock lever down and take out the old ink cartridge.
  2. Unpack the new ink cartridge and remove the protective tape from it.
  3. Insert the cartridge into its holder and also see that the cartridge touches the end.
  4. Raise the lock lever and check if the ink cartridge is in place. 
  5. Close the paper output cover, paper output tray, and front cover.

CANON MX452 WIRELESS SETUP

Turn on your Wi-Fi router, connect the computer to it, and write down the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and password.

  1. Turn the printer on and press the Setup button to view the different setup menus.
  2. Use the navigation keys to move to the Wireless LAN setup menu and press the OK button to select it.
  3. Choose Standard Setup and the printer will start to detect the available networks.
  4. Select your network name as the access point and enter the password.
  5. Insert the installation CD on your computer and begin the installation.
  6. When the Setup window appears, click Next to proceed.
  7. Allow the software installer to make changes to the computer. If the system prompts to enter the username and password, input the credentials.
  8. Select Network Connection > Wireless Connection > Connect to the network.
  9. Click Other Methods and then choose Standard setup as the connection method.
  10. Finish the software installation and follow the guided instructions to complete the setup.

CANON MX452 WIRELESS SETUP WITHOUT CD

Download the printer driver from the official Canon Pixma MX452 setup website and save it on your computer.

  1. Connect the computer to the Wi-Fi router network and make a note of the Wi-Fi network name and password.
  2. On the printer’s operational panel, select the Wireless LAN setup option and input the network name and password.
  3. Use the steps given in the Wireless setup to connect the printer to the Wi-Fi network successfully.
  4. Now, open the driver installer you saved on the computer.
  5. Follow the instructions in the setup window and complete the setup.
CANON MX452 WIRELESS SETUP WITHOUT CD

HOW TO CONNECT CANON MX452 PRINTER TO LAPTOP

  1. You can connect the printer and the laptop using the USB setup or wireless network setup methods.
  2. For the wireless setup method, you have to turn on your Wi-Fi router and connect the laptop and the printer to it.
  3. If it is a USB setup, keep the USB cable ready for connecting.
  4. Install the printer driver on your laptop and choose any one connection method.
  5. Follow the driver installer instructions and finish the connection setup.
  6. For the USB connection, attach the USB cable to connect the laptop and the printer when prompted in the setup wizard.

HOW TO SCAN ON CANON MX452

  1. Connect the Canon scanner and your computer via a USB cable or over Wi-Fi.
  2. Download and install the MP drives on the computer.
  3. Next, press the Scan button on the operational panel, choose Save to and press OK.
  4. Select the destination where you want to save the scanned document.
  5. Following that, select the document type and make the necessary scan settings.
  6. Open the document and place the document on the scanner glass or load document in the ADF.
  7. Press the Black button for black scanning or the Color button for color scanning.
  8. After scanning, remove the document from the scanner.
  9. Use this procedure to configure the Canon Pixma MX452 setup.

CANON MX452 SCAN TO COMPUTER

If you want to scan a document to a computer, use a USB cable or wireless network to connect the computer and the scanner.

  1. Make sure you install the MP drivers on the computer.
  2. Press the Scan button, then press the left or right arrow keys to find Save to and press OK to select it.
  3. Next, select PC and choose the computer connected to the scanner. Choose either Local (USB) if the computer is connected via USB cable or computer model name if it is a network connection.
  4. Select the Document type and set the other scan settings.
  5. Load the document on the printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF.
  6. Press either the Black or Color button to begin the scan.

CANON MX452 SCAN TO USB

  1. Turn on the printer and connect the USB flash drive to the USB drive port of the printer.
  2. Now, press the Scan button from the operational panel.
  3. Select Save to > USB flash drive, then continue to configure the scan settings.
  4. Load the document on the scanner glass or in the ADF.
  5. Press the Color or Black button to start scanning.

CANON MX452 SCAN TO PDF

Scan a document using the IJ Scan Utility and save it as a PDF file on your Windows computer.

  1. Load the document on the scanner glass of the printer.
  2. See that you have installed the required printer driver on the computer, click the Start icon, and select All Programs.
  3. Find the Canon Utilities and click it to expand. Now, select IJ Scan Utility.
  4. When the Canon IJ Scan Utility window opens up, select the Canon Pixma MX452 setup printer name from the drop-down menu.
  5. Choose Document to start scanning.

CANON MX452 SCAN MULTIPLE PAGES

To scan multiple pages that are printed on both sides of the sheet using the Scan Utility, perform the steps given below.

  1. Arrange the papers to be scanned in the ADF.
  2. Connect the computer and the scanner properly.
  3. Open the IJ Scan Utility on the computer and click the Settings button.
  4. Select Document Scan from the left panel, then set Document (ADF Manual Duplex) as the Source.
  5. Configure the other necessary settings and click OK.
  6. Now, select Document to start scanning.
  7. When you have to scan the other side of the sheet, read the instruction on the screen and place the document as instructed.
  8. Click OK to scan the other side. 

CANON MX452 SCAN UTILITY

IJ Scan Utility is a Canon utility that helps to scan documents and images. You can make use of the Auto option to scan any document. You can also add multiple scan documents to create a single file using Stitch. The IJ Scan Utility can be located under Canon Utilities on the computer.

CANON MX452 PRINT FROM PHONE

  1. Connect the printer and the mobile phone to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Download the Canon SELPHY app on your iOS or Android mobile. It is available in the App Store and Google Play Store.
  3. Launch the app, tap the ‘+’ symbol to detect the printers available on the network.
  4. Select your printer and tap OK to connect the printer to the mobile phone.
  5. Choose the suitable print option and select the document or picture you want to print using the app.
  6. Touch Next, then touch Print to start printing.
  7. Once printing is complete, tap OK.
  8. Perform these steps to configure the Canon Pixma MX452 setup.

CANON MX452 FAX SETUP

Read the following procedure to set up the FAX features of the printer.

  1. Connect the telephone line cable from the wall jack to the printer’s telephone line jack.
  2. Power up the printer and press the Setup button to view the options.
  3. Select Fax settings > Fax user settings > Telephone line type and choose the type.
  4. Next, press the FAX button to return to the Fax screen.
  5. From the FAX menus, select Receive mode set and then pick a suitable mode.
  6. Select Yes to confirm the settings.
  7. Press the Setup button, choose Device settings > Dev.user settings > Date/time setting.
  8. Use the navigation buttons to move and set the correct date and time.
  9. Press OK and then the press FAX button.

CANON MX452 PRINT HEAD ALIGNMENT

Perform the print head alignment to check the print quality. The misaligned lines indicate poor print quality. Do not perform this when the ink level in the cartridge is low.

  1. Turn on the printer, load enough paper in the tray, and extend the paper output tray and support.
  2. Press the Setup button, then select Maintenance, and finally choose Head alignment.
  3. Now, wait until the head alignment sheet is printed.
  4. Check the patterns and confirm it by selecting Yes.
  5. Tap OK. Following that, open the document cover and place the sheet on the scanner glass with the printed side facing down.
  6. Close the document cover and press either the Black or Color button to adjust the print head.

CANON MX452 FIRMWARE UPDATE

  1. By updating the printer’s firmware, you can improve its performance.
  2. Do not perform the firmware update when the Canon Pixma MX452 setup printer is sending or receiving the fax, or performing any printer operation because it would delete the FAX memory of the printer.
  3. Connect the printer to the internet and keep the printer turned on during the update process.
  4. Press the OK and the Yes buttons together until the firmware update begins. 
  5. Read the on-screen instructions and follow it to complete the update successfully.

CANON PIXMA MX452 TROUBLESHOOTING

If you face any issues while accessing the printer, read the error message displayed on the printer to identify the problem. Then, refer to the user manuals and try the basic troubleshooting steps to resolve it. If you are struggling to fix the error, connect to our technical team for more support.

CANON MX452 PRINTER OFFLINE

When your Canon PIXMA MX452 printer goes offline, try the below solutions.

  1. Make sure the printer is connected to the network. Check the wireless network connection by printing a network settings page. 
  2. See if the Wi-Fi network signal is strong. Otherwise, shift the Canon printer to a location where the signal is good.
  3. On the computer (Windows) connected to the printer, open the Control Panel window and find your printer. Right-click it and select the See what’s printing option.
  4. In the window that opens, click the Printer menu and then see if Use Printer Offline is enabled. Disable it to bring the printer back online.

CANON MX452 PAPER JAM

  1. Take off all the paper from the tray and restart the printer.
  2. If you can see the paper that is stuck, use both the hands to slowly pull out the paper.
  3. If it is hard to pull the paper out, turn off the printer, and then turn on to see if the printer ejects the paper.
  4. Sometimes, you cannot remove the paper stuck in the paper output tray, so open the transport unit and take it out.

CANON MX452 SUPPORT CODE 5200

Various reasons cause the error code 5200. Read the solutions given below to solve it.

  1. See if the ink level in the cartridges is low and replace the cartridge if required.
  2. Check if any of the cartridges are damaged and change them with new ones.
  3. Install the cartridges properly in the printer and close the lock lever.
  4. Turn off the printer and remove the power plug from the outlet. Wait for some time and reconnect the power cord and check if the error has been fixed.

CANON MX452 PAPER WON’T FEED

If the paper feed rollers are dirty, it becomes difficult to feed the paper from the tray.

  1. Turn on the Canon Pixma MX452 setup printer and take out all the paper from the tray.
  2. Now, open the output tray and clean the paper feed roller using a dry, lint-free cloth.
  3. Press the Setup button and choose Maintenance > Roller cleaning.
  4. You can see the roller rotating, so use the paper to clean.
  5. When it stops rotating, feed the paper in the tray and again select Roller cleaning to clean the roller completely.

CANON MX452 SUPPORT CODE 1250

  1. The error code 1250 occurs if the paper output tray is closed while the printer is printing. 
  2. Open the output tray extension, paper support, paper output tray, and paper output support in the same order as mentioned.
  3. Now, check if the error is resolved.

CANON MX452 SUPPORT CODE 2001

  1. Connecting an unsupported device to the printer causes the error code 2001 to occur.
  2. If you have connected a computer or USB flash drive or any Bluetooth device to the printer, check if it is compatible with the printer.
  3. Disconnect the device and verify if the error is fixed.

CANON MX452 SUPPORT CODE 1702

When the error code 1702 occurs, press the OK button on the printer. If the error persists, continue with the below steps.

  1. You need to reset the waste ink absorber – turn off the printer, hold Resume, and then press Power. 
  2. Now, you could see the green light, then release the Resume button and hit it twice. 
  3. Release the Power button, press the Resume button four times, and finally, press the Power button.
  4. Following that, reset the counter absorber and then restart the printer.

HOW TO RESET CANON MX452 PRINTER

Resetting the printer erases the current printer settings and restores the printer to the default factory settings. Use the below steps to reset the Canon MX452 printer.

  1. Press the Setup button, then select Device settings > Reset setting.
  2. There are different reset options given and you have to choose All data to reset all the printer settings.
  3. When the Canon Pixma MX452 setup printer prompts to confirm the reset action, select Yes.
  4. After resetting, the confirmation message appears on display.
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