Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Manual and Driver Download

Wednesday, January 16th 2019. | MAXIFY Series

Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Manual and Driver Download for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux – When your business is quite busy and needs to print the document without wasting times. The Canon MAXIFY MB5020 will be your best business partner to print all your documents and photos. According to Canon, this printer is your perfect buddy for your busy office.

This small office wireless all-in-one inkjet printer offers you great performance for the heavy-duty task. You will be impressed with its performance and results. In a minute, you can receive 15 images per minute for color and 23 images for color. For the monthly duty cycle is up to 30,000 pages. Besides, the Canon MAXIFY MB55020 offers you with crisp and perfect colorful print with maximum print resolution up to 1200 x 600 dpi.

Additionally, this printer is equipped with various high-end features delivering a great cost-efficiency. There is a 3.0 inches LCD which helps to figure out what happens with the printer easily. You can print documents and photos directly from your phones though Canon PRINT and AirPrint. Wireless connectivity brought by the Canon MAXIFY MB5020 enables to do wireless printing in the network. Working with this printer means you can do multitasking work like printing, scanning, copying, as well as fax.

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Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Operating Systems Compatibility:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2
  • Windows XP SP3 32-bit
  • Mac OS X v10.6.8 – 10.9 – macOS v10.12 (Sierra), and macOS v10.13 (High Sierra) or later
  • Linux

Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Specifications

Print Speed (up to) Black:ESAT: Approx. 23.0 ipm
Color:ESAT: Approx 15.0 ipm
Number of Nozzles Color: 3,072 / Pigment Black: 1,280 / Total: 4,352
Print Resolution (Up to) Up to 600 x 1200 dpi
Ink Compatibility PGI-2200 BK XL
PGI-2200 C XL
PGI-2200 M XL
PGI-2200 Y XL
PGI-2200 C
PGI-2200 M
PGI-2200 Y
PGI-2200 BK
Paper Sizes 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Paper Compatibility Plain: Plain Paper, High-Resolution Paper;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S.# 10 Envelope
Chlorine-free paper can be used.
Printer Features 3.0″ Touch LCD, AirPrint, Auto 2-Sided Printing, Advanced Auto Sheet Feeder, Document Printing, Google Cloud Print, Canon PRINT app, Quick Toolbox, Wireless Printing
Output Tray Capacity Cassette: 250 Sheets Plain Paper (letter or legal) or 20 Sheets Photo Paper 4″ x 6″
Copy Speed (up to) FCOT(Color): Approx. 12 seconds
Reduction / Enlargement 25% – 400%
Copy Features 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1 copy, AE (Auto Exposure / Intensity) copy, Collated copy (ADF only), Fit-to-Page, Frame erase copy (Flatbed), Preset Copy Ratios, Preview, Standard copy, Zoom
Scanning Element Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions Optical:Flatbed: 1200 x 1200 dpi
ADF: 1200 x 1200 dpi (Optical)
Interpolated:19,200 x 19,200 dpi
Scanner Features Network Scan, Push Scan, Scan to Memory (USB Flash Memory), Scan to Email, Scan Solution, Scan to Cloud, Scan to Network Folder
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document Size Flatbed: 8.5″ x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5″ x 14″
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. 250 Pages
Speed Dialing 100 Locations
Fax Features Answering Machine Connectivity, Caller Rejection, Check RX Fax Info., Dial Search, Double-sided printing (fax images), FAX to Network Folder, Extra Fine Mode, Fax Reception Reject, Fax Number Re-Entry, F/T Changing (manual), Memory Transmission, Redial, Remote Reception
Other Features AirPrint, Custom Profiles, Google Cloud Print, Wireless Printing, 3.0 Touch LCD, Folder Setting Utility, Highlighter, and Smudge Resistant Ink, High Page-Yield, Job Reservation, Low Cost Per Page Printing, Mobile Device Printing, 30,000 Page Monthly Duty Cycle, Canon PRINT app, Quick First Print, MAXIFY Cloud Link
OS Compatibility Windows: Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1
Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2
Windows XP SP3 32-bit
Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003, 2003 R2

Mac:  Mac OS X v10.6.8 – 10.9

Mobile Operating Systems: iOS, Android, Windows RT

Standard Interface Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
USB Flash memory
Hi-Speed USB
Dimension (W x D x H) 18.3″ (W) x 18.1″ (D) x11.5″ (H)
Weight 25.0 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year limited warranty with InstantExchange Program. 1-Year toll-free technical phone support.

Step 1: How to Setup or Install the Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Driver

This step tells you about to install Canon MAXIFY MB5020 without CD

What you required:

  1. You need to have a driver or software for Canon MAXIFY MB5020, for the file of a driver, you can download on the link below.
  2. You need the USB cable to connect the printer to your computer.
  3. Next step, you can follow this instruction below to install Canon MAXIFY MB5020 printers for the setup file.
  4. The first step you need to turn on your computer and Canon MB5020 printer.
  5. In this step trying to do not connect a USB cable before it is suggested.
  6. Next, you can download, the driver of Canon MAXIFY MB5020 and don’t forget to install it on your computer by following our instruction.
  7. You can connect the USB cable when the installation of the driver already finished.
  8. Follow the instructions to complete the installation process.
  9. When all step is finished, the Canon MAXIFY MB5020 is ready to use for the printing.

Step 2: How to Setup or Install the Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Driver Manually

For this step, you need to add the printer from the Windows feature.

  1. You require the software or Driver file of Canon MAXIFY MB5020. You can download a driver on the links we provided.
  2. You need the USB cable for MAXIFY MB5020 printer.

This step how to install the driver:

  1. First, you need to turn on all of your devices.
  2. Connect the USB cable from your Canon MAXIFY MB5020 printer to the computer.
  3. Extract the file of driver or software that you have downloaded.
  4. Open “Control Panel”, then click on “View devices and printers”(Windows 7, 8, 10, and Vista). For Windows XP, you can open “Fax & Printers”.
  5. Choose your printer and click “Add a Printer”.
  6. If it has been ready for the driver location, choose the path where you need to extract the setup file.
  7. Follow all of the instructions to finish the installation.
  8. When all step is finished, the Canon MAXIFY MB5020 printer is ready to use on your computer.

What you required:

  1. You need a CD or DVD drive to install a driver on your computer.
  2. The driver or software CD Disk of Canon MAXIFY MB5020 that have included in the box of your printer.
  3. The USB Cable for connecting your printer to the computer.

Follow this instruction for installation process with CD Drive.

  1. The first step, turn on your computer and Canon MAXIFY MB5020 printer.
  2. Insert CD disk to CD or DVD drive on your computer, and follow the instruction from CD.
  3. Do not connect the USB cable to the printer until needed.
  4. If installation wizard needs to plug the USB Cable, connect the USB Cable of Canon MAXIFY MB5020 to the computer.
  5. If the USB Cable of Canon MAXIFY MB5020 is detected, follow the instructions for the next process of the installation.
  6. When all steps are done, you will get a notification the printer is ready to use.

How To Install Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Printer Driver On Linux:


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


  1. Turn on your computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Go to the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to the Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. You need to enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon MB5020) 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 on your computer.

How To Install Driver of Canon MAXIFY MB5020 on Mac OS:

  1. You need the file of the driver for your printer. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in a certain folder.
  2. You need to double-click on the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. You need to double-click again on the mounted Disk Image.
  4. For the last step, double-click on the driver file. Do not worry, the installation will be started automatically.

How to Uninstall Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Printer Driver:

For Windows:

  1. Click on Windows button on your computer keyboard.
  2. Open “Control Panel”.
  3. Chooses for “Uninstall a Program”
  4. Search for the name of the printer driver you want to uninstall.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is completed.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Click System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you want to uninstall. (Select Canon MB5020 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 the Unlock button on the upper right section, open it.
  5. Enter a password.
  6. Then locate the Canon MAXIFY MB5020 printer driver you want to uninstall. Find a minus sign on it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

To download a driver or software for Canon MAXIFY MB5020, just click on the links that we have provided in this table below. If find any broken link or some problem with this printer please let us know, we will fix it as soon as possible.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
MB5020 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X)1.320 MBDownload
MB5020 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows)1.152 MBDownload
MB5020 CUPS Printer Driver Ver. (Mac) MBDownload
MB5020 CUPS Printer Driver Ver. (OS X 10.6) MBDownload
MB5020 MP Drivers Ver.1.04 (Windows)1.0432 MBDownload
MB5020 MP Drivers Ver. 1.04 (Windows)1.0432 MBDownload
ICA Driver Ver. 4.1.3a (Mac)4.1.3a2.5 MBDownload
ICA Driver Ver. 3.3.4 (OS X 10.6)3.3.4a3.7 MBDownload
MB5020 XPS Printer Driver Ver.5.80 (Windows)5.8018 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver Ver. 5.00 for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)5.00474 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver Ver. 5.00 for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.00262 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver Ver. 5.00 for Linux (Source file)5.00376 KBDownload
ScanGear MP Ver. 3.00 for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)3.00236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP Ver. 3.00 for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.00213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP Ver. 3.00 for Linux (Source file)3.00204 KBDownload
Canon MAXIFY MB5020 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.114 MBDownload
Canon MAXIFY MB5020 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.118 MBDownload

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Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Software and Driver Download for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

In this website, the owner of has listed you much more driver, software, and user manual what you need to download for Canon MB5020 printer. You don’t have to go to the official Canon site, simple way to download it, just click on the link that we have provided, and don’t forget to follow the manual instruction or you can download a user manual for your printer on this link below.

Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Driver & Software Download

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