Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver Download and User Guide

Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver Download and User Guide For Windows, Mac, Linux – PIXMA MX531 offers a high-quality result for printing work. This printer is a well-suited choice for your office and even for your personal use. With high resolution for the printed work, up until 4800 x 1200 dpi, you can expect a great result both for text documents and also images printing for office standard. The FINE feature from Canon which stands for Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering, reduce the noise created from this printer. So it won’t disturb the other workers if you have the printer in a big office or if you use it at night.

Canon PIXMA MX531 can also produce a fast result of borderless printing, for a photo the size of 4 x 6 inch, this printer only takes 46 seconds to finish it. Quite fast and a great result too. Another great feature is the fully-integrated duplex printing which allows you to print two-sided of paper at once, making your work easier and also quicker to finish.

Like any other multifunction printer, Canon PIXMA MX531 also has ADF feature which allows you to stack up until 30 pages of documents to scan or copy and you can leave to do other things while the printer finishing the job for you.

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Canon PIXMA MX531 Operating System Compatibility
Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX531 Specification

Printer
Print Speed (up to) 4″ x 6″ Borderless Photo: Approx. 46 seconds
Print Speed (Approx) Black:ESAT: Approx. 9.7 ipm
Color:ESAT: Approx. 5.5 ipm
Number of Nozzles Black: 1,152
Color: 640
Total: 1,792
Picoliter Size (color) 2 and 5
Print Resolution (Up to) Color:Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Black:Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Ink Compatibility PG-140XXL Black Ink Cartridge
PG-140XL Black Ink Cartridge
PG-140 Black Ink Cartridge
CL-140XL Color Ink Cartridge
CL-141 Color Ink Cartridge
Paper Sizes 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, A4, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Automatic Sheet Feeder 100 Sheets
ADF:30 Sheets
Paper Compatibility Plain: Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper;
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope
Printer Features Auto Document Feeder, AirPrint, Auto Duplex Print, Borderless Printing, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Fun Filter Effects, Google Cloud Print, My Image Garden, Photo Printing, PIXMA Printing Solutions2, Wireless Printing
Copier
Copy Speed (up to) ESAT: Color: 4.7 ipm
Reduction / Enlargement 25% to 400%
Copy Features Auto Document Feeder (ADF), AE (Auto Exposure) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Preset Copy Ratios, Frame Erase Copy, Zoom
Scanner
Scanning Element Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions Optical: 1200 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated: 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi (Optical)
Scanner Features Auto Scan Mode9, Network Scan, Push Scan, Scan to Memory (USB)
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document Size Flatbed: 8×5″ x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5″ x 14″
Fax
Modem Speed 33.6 Kbps (Super G3 color FAX)
Transmission Speed (approx.) Black: Approx. 3 sec per page
Color: Approx. 1 min per page
Memory Capacity Approx. 50 Pages
Group Dialing 19
Fax Features Answering Machine Connectivity, Caller Rejection, Check RX Fax Info., Fax Reception Reject, Fax Number Re-Entry, Memory Transmission, Redial, Remote Reception
Other Features 2-Line LCD, Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, Fully Integrated Auto Document Feeder (ADF), PIXMA Cloud Link, Wireless Printing
General
OS Compatibility Mobile Operating Systems:
iOS, Android, Windows RT
Standard Interface Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Hi-Speed USB
USB Flash Memory
Bluetooth® v2.0 (Optional)
Dimension (W x D x H) 18.1″ (W) x 15.2″ (D) x 7.9″ (H)
Weight 18.7 lbs

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Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX531

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX531 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX531.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX531. 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 MX531 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX531 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX531.
  3. Canon MX531 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX531 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 MX531.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX531 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX531 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX531 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX531 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX531 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX531

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX531, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX531 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX531 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX531 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX531 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX531 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX531 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 MX531) 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 MX531 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 MX531 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 MX531 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX531 Wireless Connection Setup

(If the Printer is compatible with Wireless)

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 MX531.

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 MX531.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX531-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.

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canonupdates.com will give you the official driver and software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MX531 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0124 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7518 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)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/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.29.9 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32 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
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 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
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.6.0879 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.302.5 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)4.101.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.301.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.101.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.210 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.214 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.30471 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.1078 KBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Getting Started GuideV12.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX531 Getting Started GuideV12.7 MBDownload
Setting Up the FAXV12.1 MBDownload

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Manuals are available in PDF format and HTML format

PDF format

Memo: File names having the extension.pdf are PDF files.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read PDF files.

Follow the instructions below to download manuals in PDF format.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

HTML format

Follow the instructions below to download the compressed files on Windows.

  • Click the file link, select Save, and specify the directory to save the file. The download will start automatically.
  • Downloaded files will be saved in the specified folder in a self-extracting form (.exe format).
  • Double-click the files to decompress them and save them in the same folder.
  • To open and HTML format manual double-click the file.html in the folder.

Follow the instruction below to download the compressed files on Macintosh.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded files. Files will be decompressed automatically, and the Photo Application Guide folder will be created on your computer’s desktop.
  • To open an HTML-format manual, double-click the file.html in the folder.

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Canon PIXMA MX531 Driver Download and User Guide For Windows, Mac, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MX531 since you can download them on our site Canon Printer Support that provides the download link for both software and 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 MX531 Driver and Software Download