Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver Download and User Manual

To have a multifunction printer such as Canon PIXMA MG2540 can be advantageous for some people. Here they can do various jobs with one device which looks simple and convenient. However, the others probably still think that to have a printer seems costly. It is not about to the printer price but the ink. Thus, they prefer to print at public printing center than just buy a printer. Instead, it is much more comfortable to have a printer at home.

The ink cost can be very frustrating. The reason is that the cost is almost the same as you buy the new printer. In this case, you probably have not looked up the new upgrades from the foremost printer developers. Canon MG2540 was brought to customers for the economical usage. MG2540 is equipped with the FINE technology which leads you to be 30% more economical than your use the ordinary options.

Besides the ink usage, with Canon PIXMA MG 2540 you can smartly economize your electricity cost. Though the auto power feature, you do not need to feel worried about the electricity waste. The energy that you waste is with the purposes since the printer can automatically be off and on.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MG2140 Drivers, Software and User Manual

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Canon PIXMA MG2540 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/ Mac OS Sierra 10.12 ) / Linux.

Canon PIXMA MG2540 Specification

Print
Product Group OutputA4
Printer Standard Resolution4800 x 600 dpi Print
Scan
Scanner Optical Resolution600 x 2400 dpi Scan
Scan Facility PresentYes
Copy
Copy Speed ColourApprox. 1.6 ipm Color Copy
Colour CopierYes
Copy Facility PresentYes
Interfaces
Interface Type(s)USB
USB PortYes
Compatibility
Operating Systems SupportedWindows & Mac Compatible
Media Handling
Paper Handling Input 160 Sheet Input Tray
Maximum Paper SizeA4
Paper Handling Output60 Sheet
Physical
Mono or Colour PrinterColour
Multifunction SummaryPrint/Scan/Copy
TechnologyMultifunction Inkjet Printer
Dimensions426 x 306 x 145mm – Weight 3.5kg
Product SummaryCanon PIXMA MG2540 A4 Colour Multifunction Inkjet Printer

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver and Software

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver Using Free Downloaded Driver

For this purpose, you are going to install driver for Canon MG2140 without an installation CD.

Requirements:

  1. Driver setup file for Canon PIXMA MG2540, downloaded from the link below.
  2. A USB cable to connect the printer with the computer, which can be found coming with the package.

Guidelines of Canon PIXMA MG2540 driver installation using downloaded Setup file.

  1. Turn on both the Canon PIXMA MG2540 and your computer.
  2. Do not connect the printer with the computer just yet. Wait for the instruction that states you can plug in the cable.
  3. Download the file for driver setup. Once downloading is complete, install it on your computer. Follow given instructions to progress installation process
  4. Installation should be complete now and you can connect Canon PIXMA MG2540 with the computer using the provided USB cable. The computer detects the printer. Once it is detected, the computer will then display more instructions.
  5. Follow given instructions completely steps by steps. Finish installation.
  6. The Canon PIXMA MG2540 printer can now be used.

Method 2: Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver Manual Installation

If you want to use this method, you will have to access the “Add a printer” feature of your computer’s Windows.

Requirements:

  1. Driver setup file for Canon PIXMA MG2540, downloaded from the link below.
  2. A USB cable to connect the printer with the computer, which can be found coming with the package.

Guidelines of Canon PIXMA MG2540 driver with manual installation:

  1. Turn on both the Canon PIXMA MG2540 and your computer.
  2. Connect your computer with Canon PIXMA MG2540 using a USB cable.
  3. Extract the Canon MG2140 setup file you’ve just downloaded to a location you specify. The file can be found usually in your computer’s TEMP folder.
  4. Go through this path if you are using Windows 7 or Windows Vista: Start àControl Panel à View Devices & Printer. If you are using Windows XP, go to Fax & Printers.
  5. Select Add a printer.
  6. A window will pop up on your screen and you need to input the location of the setup file you extracted before.
  7. Go through all instructions provided in order to complete installation.
  8. Once it is complete, the PIXMA MG2540 printer can then be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver Installation Using Installation CD

Requirements:

  1. A computer fitted with a CD/DVD drive.
  2. Installation CD containing setup file, which can be found within the package.
  3. A USB cable to connect the printer with your computer, which can be found within the package.

Guidelines of Canon PIXMA MG2540 driver using installation CD:

  1. Turn on both the Canon PIXMA MG2540 and your computer.
  2. Avoid plugging the USB cable into either the computer or the printer until otherwise instructed
  3. Insert into the computer’s CD/DVD drive the installation CD. A setup wizard will show up. Follow all the instructions given on the screen to commence installation.
  4. Now is the time to plug in the USB cable to both the Canon PIXMA MG2540 and the computer but make sure that the setup wizard has clearly instructed you to do so.
  5. Wait until connection is detected and established. More instructions are given for you to follow correctly.
  6. Once installation is complete, the printer should be ready to use now.

How to Setup Canon PIXMA MG2540 Printer Driver and Software on MacOS

  1. First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  2. Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  4. At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Setup Canon PIXMA MG2540 Printer Driver and Software for Linux

Things required:

  1. Linux-operated devices or computers.
  2. The device should be installed with a program called CUPS (Common Unix Printer Service).

Instructions:

  1. Activate the computer and access the CUPS program.
  2. Open the computer’s web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser to access localhost: 631.
  4. Using the USB cable, connect the printer with the computer.
  5. On the browser, locate Administration tab, select the tab, and select Printers.
  6. Choose Add Printer.
  7. Input your username and password.
  8. Your Canon PIXMA MG2540 should be on the given list. Choose that printer and select Continue.
  9. The CUPS program detects and adds the printer automatically.
  10. A window pops up for you to configure the settings, input the needed values.
  11. The printer is now available for use.

Method of Uninstalling Canon PIXMA MG2540 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Find your computer’s Windows button on the keyboard.
  2. Select the Control Panel tab.
  3. Find the tab for Uninstall a Program and choose it.
  4. Locate your printer driver’s name on the list displayed
  5. Choose the button of Uninstall.
  6. Wait for the process to complete.

For Mac:

  1. Access the Apple menu.
  2. Open System Preferences.
  3. Open Printers and Scanners.
  4. Locate your printer driver’s name on the list displayed.
  5. Choose Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Open Application.
  2. Open System Settings.
  3. Open Printers. A window for Printer shows up.
  4. Find the button of Unlock. It should be around the upper right part of the window. Select it.
  5. Input your password.
  6. Find your Canon PIXMA MG2540 name on the list and find a minus sign near it.
  7. Click on that sign.

Setting Up Wireless Connection on Canon PIXMA MG2540

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

Things required:

  1. Physical button of WPS should be located.
  2. WPA- or WPA2-ssecured network.

Step 1

  1. Home button on the printer should be pressed.

Step 2

  1. Select WLAN Setup icon by using navigation arrows.
  2. Left function button should be pressed.

LED light indictor should turn on at this point upon enabling wireless connection. The engine scans for network that uses WPS.

Step 3

  1. The WPS button should be pressed and held for 5 seconds. Release it.
  2. OK button should be pressed after 2 minutes.
  3. Upon connection being established, OK button should be pressed. Setup completes.

Driver for Canon PIXMA MG2540 should be installed.

In case connection keeps on failing, contact manufacturer.

Method of Standard Connection

Step 1

  1. Home button on the printer should be pressed.

Step 2

  1. Select WLAN Setup icon by using navigation arrows.
  2. Left function button should be pressed.

LED light indictor should turn on at this point upon enabling wireless connection. The engine scans for network that uses WPS.

Step 3

  1. Stop/Reset button should be pressed.
  2. Go to Standard setup followed by pressing OK button. Standard setup process commences.

The engine scans for available network.

  1. Select an access point using navigation arrows. Select OK.

Left function button could be pressed again to start over searching for a network that you use on the list.

  1. Press OK button to start inputting your password. Instruction to do this is as followed:
  2. As password is case sensitive, you can press on center function button to change modes from upper case, lower case, and numeric.
  3. Navigation arrows can be used to select a character displayed on the virtual keyboard. OK button should be pressed to confirm selection as well as to move to another character to choose from.
  4. Do steps a and b to complete a password.
  5. Upon completing inputting a password, left function button should be pressed to complete entering password.
  6. Confirm the password you input. OK button needs be pressed to edit if necessary.
  7. Left function button should be pressed to complete setup, followed by pressing OK button.

Driver for Canon PIXMA MG2540 should be installed.

In case connection keeps on failing, contact manufacturer.

Factory Default Settings for PIXMA MG2540

Step 1

  1. Home button on the printer should be pressed.

Step 2

  1. Select Setup icon by using navigation arrows.
  2. Right function button should be pressed.

Step 3

  1. Select Device Settings using left navigation arrow.
  2. OK button should be pressed.

Step 4

  1. LAN settings should be accessed using the up navigation arrow.
  2. OK button should be pressed.
  3. Select Yes to reset settings using the down navigation arrow.
  4. OK button should be pressed.
  5. The WLAN Settings then reset. A message will be displayed suggesting you need to wait for a moment.
  6. Complete WLAN reset by pressing OK button

canonupdatedriver.com is where you can find some links to download driver software for Canon PIXMA MG2540 straight from Canon’s own website. The driver is easy to download and the link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG2540 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.147.15 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 CUPS Printer Driver – (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.014 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.1368.42 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 MP Drivers – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0219.45 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 XPS Printer Driver – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vsta64)5.717.65 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)41.45 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.21.23 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)41.35 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 ScanGear MP for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)2.21.20 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.24.40 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)47.42 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 CUPS Printer Driver – (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.015.48 MBDownload
ICA Driver – (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.40 MBDownload
ICA Driver – (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.2 MBDownload
Quick Menu – (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.16 MBDownload
My Image Garden – (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0298.53 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility – (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621.48 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX – (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102.17 MBDownload
My Image Garden – (OS X 10.6)3.1.0297.83 MBDownload
Quick Menu – (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.38 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility – (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220.23 MBDownload
My Printer – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.55 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.014.53 MBDownload
My Image Garden – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293.18 MBDownload
Quick Menu – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.21 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX – (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.057.54 MBDownload
Setup Manual For MacCA.1.002.1 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.1.002.2 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For MacCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.5 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For MacCA.1.001.5 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.1.002.3 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For MacCA.1.002.1 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.7 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 User Manual (Windows)1.29.1 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 User Manual (Mac)1.26.6 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.15.5 MBDownload
Canon MG2540 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.18.1 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
Canon MG2540 Getting Started Guide

V22 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.20420 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.0079 KBDownload

Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver and Software for Windows, MacOS & Linux Available for Free Download

It is completely unnecessary for you to go to other websites just to look for a driver for your Canon PIXMA MG2540 printer. You can get the software from the free download link provided by www.canonupdatedriver.com. The software is from Canon official website. Simply hit the download button and you will be presented with instructions on how to download the driver setup file. There is also user manual to download so you can install the driver rather smoothly.

Canon PIXMA MG2540 Driver & Software Download