How to Setup MG5720/MG5721 Wirelessly using the Printer’s Control Panel

Canon Pixma MG572x is an economical multifunction scanner, copier, and printer. It also features border-less inkjet photo printing. Like most PIXMA multifunction series, Canon Pixma MG572x features wireless connectivity.

To share and start using this printer wirelessly, you need to connect it to your wireless network.

Follow these steps to connect it to your Wi-Fi wireless network.

Setup MG572x Wirelessly Using the Printer’s Control Panel

On the Home screen, press the up or down arrows to find LAN settings. When LAN settings appear, press the function key underneath it.


On LAN settings screen, choose Wireless LAN setup.


On Wireless LAN setup screen, choose Cableless setup.


A message will appear asking if you want to enable direct communication with a computer or smartphone, etc., to retrieve the setting details and set up. Select OK.


Another screen will appear asking you to follow the instructions on the computer or smartphone, etc. to perform the operation. Now, go to your computer to complete the setup.

Insert the installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Setup will start automatically. If it does not, browse to CD-ROM drive and open Msetup4.exe. Alternatively, you can download Canon Pixma MG572x software from Canon website.

When the setup screen appears, click Start Setup.


On Select Connection Method screen, choose Wireless LAN Connection and click Next.


On Select the wireless LAN connection method screen, choose Connect via wireless router (recommended) and click Next.

Power screen will appear asking you to make sure that the printer is turned on. Click Next.

Printers on Network List screen will appear. Choose your Canon Pixma MG572x by its serial number. You can find the serial number on bottom-back of your printer. Click Next.

Click Next on Connection completed screen.

Click Next on Setup Complete screen.

Software Installation List screen will appear. Choose the software you would like to install and click Next.

The installation utility will install the necessary drivers and the optional software you have selected in the previous step. When Installation completed successfully screen appears, click Exit.

Your Canon Pixma MG572x has been connected and installed successfully.


Jasmin Kahriman
Jasmin is a certified Senior Systems Engineer with over 10 years of experience and is currently employed by Paessler AG. Jasmin holds multiple IT certifications which includes CNIP, MTA, MCP, MCSA, Network+.

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