Canon Pixma MX490 Ink Replacement

The Canon Pixma MX490 ink cartridges can be replaced easily by following the guidelines that follow. However, before starting the Canon Pixma MX490 ink replacement process, check whether there is ink left in these cartridges. To do this from the computer where the Canon driver has been installed and is connected to the Canon Pixma device, launch the Canon Pixma MX490 driver software and navigate to the Maintenance tab. Now, select View Printer Status to bring up the Canon IJ Status Monitor window. Click Ink Details to check whether there are any ink cartridge related errors. Have a look at the level of black & color ink, and then proceed to change the Canon MX490 ink cartridges if required by following the steps given below.

How To Change Canon MX490 Ink Cartridges?

  • To initiate the Canon Pixma MX490 ink replacement process, power on the device and proceed to the next step.
  • Lower the Canon Pixma device’s front cover and then open the paper output cover.
  • Remove the old Canon MX490 ink cartridges. Take the new FINE cartridge, remove the protective tapes from the electrical contacts, and place them in their slots. Move it forward and upward until it locks in place. Repeat this step for the other cartridges.
  • Now, close the paper output cover and then close the front cover.
  • The Canon Pixma MX490 LCD shows the Printhead cleaning message.
  • Finally, tap OK when the prompt appears on the screen to comple the Canon Pixma MX490 ink replacement process.
Canon Pixma MX490 Ink Replacement

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