Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Download & User Manual

As a home printer, Canon PIXMA MG5240 is rich of features that boost easily of use, convenience, and superior performance. This is all in one printer that provides you extra function to scan and copy. Built-in WI-FI leads to flexibility anytime you want to print your text documents and photos. PIXMA MG5240 delivers great speed and quality. It takes only 20 seconds to produce a 10x15cm photo with 9600dpi.

The mono print requires only 11ipm and 9.3ipm for color. A 5-individual ink system from Canon MG5240 yields cost-effective and stunning print quality. Ensure that you get the only perfection for the photo print, a TFT color screen (6.0cm) and auto photo fix II help a lot to eliminate imperfection of the photo prints. Create a unique and creative photos prints with PIXMA MG5240 is easy as pie with Creative Park Premium.

Through the said software, you can download creative content for your creative projects. Full HD Movie Print reduces the hassle when printing HD clips from your Canon camera. Auto-duplex function from Canon PIXMA MG 5240 increases the easiness when producing two-sided text documents and decrease the usage of paper which not only benefit you as you can minimize the paper cost, but also the environment.

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COMPATIBILITYSPECIFICATIONHOW TO SETUPDOWNLOAD LINKS

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / MacOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Mac OS X v10.5 / Mac OS X v10.4 / Linux.

Specification Canon PIXMA MG5240 Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer

Product Code MG5240
TYPE
Available Functions Print, Scan & Copy. Camera, Memory Card, Mobile phone and direct disc printing
PRINTER FUNCTIONS
Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl droplet size and FINE print head
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 20 seconds
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 11.0 ipm
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.3 ipm
Ink Cartridge Configuration Single Ink technology – 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-425PGBK, CLI-426BK, CLI-426C, CLI-426M, CLI-426Y)
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 341 pages (PGI-425PGBK), 3005 pages (CLI-426BK)
Black: 3800 photos* (PGI-425PGBK), 660 photos (CLI-426BK)
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 520 pages (CLI-426C), Magenta: 500 pages (CLI-426M), Yellow: 515 pages (CLI-426Y)
Cyan: 207 photos (CLI-426C), Magenta: 204 photos (CLI-426M), Yellow: 202 photos (CLI-426Y)
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Front Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable Blu-Ray Disc, DVD or CD
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m²
Direct Disc Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Automatically selectable using plain paper in A4, B5, A5 & Letter sizes
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Compatible Memory Cards USB Flash Memory, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver4.1), and MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver4.1).
xD-PictureCard¹, xD-PictureCard Type M¹, xD-PictureCard Type H¹, Memory Stick Micro¹, RS-MMC¹, MMCmobile Card¹, mini SD Card¹, micro SD¹, mini SDHC Card¹ and micro SDHC¹.
Card Direct Print Functions Select photo, print all photos, label print, photo index print (standard & contact print), calendar print, ID photo print, print job queuing, Direct Disc Print
Card Direct Print Enhancements Auto Photo Fix II, Red-eye correction, noise reduction, face brightener, crop image
Print Driver Features Collate, multiple page per sheet print, booklet print¹, poster print¹, scaled print¹, fit-to-page print, Photo Noise Reduction, photo effects
SCANNER FUNCTIONS
Scanner Type Flatbed CIS colour scanner
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 2400 x 4800dpi
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 17 seconds
Colour Scanning Depth 48 bit input / 24 bit output (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 16 bit input / 8 bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR (216x297mm)
OCR Bundle Yes (MP Navigator EX)
Scan Methods & Enhancements Scan jpeg, compact PDF or normal PDF to memory card or USB memory, attach to email, Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Auto Document Fix, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photo corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
* Function with MP Navigator EX
COPIER FUNCTIONS
Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document FCOT: Approx. 15 secs
Multiple Copy max. 99 copies
Zoom 25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios
Copy functions & enhancements Borderless copy, two-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, frame erase copy, Disc label copy, Auto Photo Fix II, fade restoration
INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE
Display Type & Size 6.0cm colour TFT display with Quick Operation
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, HCRP) (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11b/g Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method), Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP64/128bit, Administration password
Interface Type – Non PC Over Wi-Fi: Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Sony Playstation 3
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, JPEG only, OPP, BIP) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30)
Photo printing via PictBridge
Supported Operating System Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit), Windows XP SP2, SP3
Mac OS X v.10.4.11 – 10.6
Operating System Requirements Windows 7: 1 GHz or faster cpu, 1 GB RAM (64 bit requires 2 GB RAM)
Windows Vista (32/ 64 bit): 1 GHz or faster cpu, 512 MB RAM
Windows XP SP2, 3: 300 MHz or faster cpu, 128 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 1024 x 768 or better
Mac OS 10.6: Intel Processor, 1 GB RAM
Mac OS 10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867 MHz or faster)
Mac OS 10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256 MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 1024 x 768 or better
Software Included Canon Multifunctional drivers, Canon MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX with Full HD Movie Print function, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, and Canon Solution Menu EX
GENERAL FEATURES
Dimensions (W x D x H) 455 x 368 x 160mm
Number of language (LCD) 22 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° – 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 – 90% RH (no condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Printing (when feeding from rear tray): Approx. 47.5 dB(A)
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings
Weight Approx. 8.1 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.6W (when scanning lamp is off)
Off: Approx. 0.4W
Copying: Approx 21W

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MG5240

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MG5240 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MG5240.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MG5240. In case you don’t have, the link below is for anyone who needs the software file.
  2. USB cable is necessary, thus you can connect your computer and the printer. USB cable usually comes with the printer package.

After you are done with the preparations for the installation of Canon PIXMA MG5240 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MG5240 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MP460.
  3. Canon PIXMA MG5240 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect Canon PIXMA MG5240 USB cable. The wizard, then, will detect the USB cable. Once the USB cable is detected, you will be led to the installation instructions of Canon PIXMA MG5240.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MG5240 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MG5240 Drivers

Considering this approach or method for the installation, find Add A Printer selection you get from the inbuilt feature for Windows.

Prepare:

  1. Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MG5240 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MG5240 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MG5240 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MG5240 should be extracted which file you can find through TEMP folder.
  4. Hit start, then Control Panel, and locate View Devices & Printer when it comes to Windows 7 and Vista. Hit Fax & Printers for XP users.
  5. Locate Add a Printer.
  6. Finish with it, provide the path for the extracted setup file.
  7. Follow the installation instructions from the wizard.
  8. The installation of Canon PIXMA MG5240 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MG5240 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MG5240

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver CD or Software Disk that you get from the printer package.
  3. Another thing that you need is USB cable that is used to connect your computer and printer. This one also becomes one package with the printer.

For the installation process of Canon PIXMA MG5240 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MG5240, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon PIXMA MG5240 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your Canon PIXMA MG5240 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon PIXMA MG5240 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until Canon PIXMA MG5240 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MG5240 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MG5240) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MG5240 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MG5240 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG5240 Wireless Connection Setup

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MG5240.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MG5240.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG5240-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

canonupdates.com provide a download link for Canon PIXMA MG5240 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
MG5240 MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0529 MBDownload
MG5240 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5623 MBDownload
MG5240 MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0518 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.0348 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows XP x64)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP64/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)4.0245 MBDownload
MG5240 Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.138 MBDownload
MG5240 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
MG5240 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
Mac OSX Printer Driver (OS X 10.4/10.5)7.30.17.3 MBDownload
MG5240 Scanner Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)17.7.1a13 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.434 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.14.9 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.0.334 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.5)
2.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
Mac OS X Canon IJ Network Setup Tool (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.9.03.3 MBDownload
Linux IJ printer driver source file3.409.1 MBDownload
Linux IJ Scanner Driver1.602.8 MBDownload
Linux IJ Printer Driver3.407.2 MBDownload
Linux IJ scanner driver source file1.603.7 MBDownload
MG5240 User Manual (Windows)1.1015 MBDownload
MG5240 User Manual (Mac)1.1033 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
On-Screen Manual for Macintosh (Multilanguage)1.1033 MBDownload

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver & Software Free Download For Windows, MacOS, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5240 since you can download them on our site www.canonupdates.com that provide the download link for both software & driver of canon series from the Official site. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MG5240 Driver & Software Download