Canon Pixma Troubleshooting Support

Follow the simple Canon Pixma troubleshooting steps to solve all your printer problems like Canon Pixma not printing, printing blank pages, not responding, won't print wirelessly, etc.

Canon Pixma Won't print

  • Ensure that your Canon PIXMA printer is connected to a power source properly.
  • Long press the ON button for powering up your printer to begin the Canon Pixma troubleshooting process.
  • If the Power lamp is flickering, do not proceed until it stays lit.
  • If the printer is linked to the personal computer using a USB cord, ascertain that it is plugged correctly.
  • Confirm that you are using a USB cable that is compatible with your Canon device.
  • For wireless connectivity, make sure that the Canon PIXMA printer is connected to the network appropriately.
  • Ensure that the front tray of your Canon PIXMA printer is open.
  • If the printing function is performed from a PC, delete all the undesired print jobs.
  • The print function will occur only if the name of your Canon device is selected on the Print dialog window.
  • Make sure that the printer port is configured correctly to resolve the Canon pixma won't print issue.
Canon Pixma Troubleshooting

how to fix Canon printer not responding?

  • The Canon printer not responding issue happens when the PIXMA printer has lost its communication with your Mac or Windows system.
  • Try to reset your Mac or Windows system and then carry out a print operation.
  • If the signal strength is low, it is recommended to keep your Canon PIXMA printer within the range of the network router.
  • To view the signal strength, print the Network Settings sheet and take the necessary steps to fix the Canon Pixma troubleshooting problem.
  • The issue can also arise if the printer s not communicating with the network router.
  • Power Off the printer and the router, and then power them Up for restoring the communication.
  • The activated firewall software might block the communication between the PC and the printer.
  • Try turning Off the firewall or other similar apps on your system for a short period of time.
  • Ensure that the Canon PIXMA printer and your desktop are associated with the same Wireless Fidelity network.

Canon printer printing blank pages

  • The Canon printer printing blank pages issue is the common one in any printer model.
  • Make sure that you are using ink cartridges that are fine and compatible with the Canon PIXMA printer.
  • Confirm that the printer is not kept on a hot surface.
  • Try cleaning the printhead of your printer from your personal computer to solve the Canon Pixma troubleshooting issue.
  • On your system, open the My Computer window.
  • Select Control Panel and then click the Devices and Printers option.
  • Right-click on the model of your Canon PIXMA device and choose the Properties button.
  • Make sure that the correct Device Settings are set inside the Properties tab.
  • Choose Preferences, then click on the Services option, and then select the Clean Printhead button.
  • Carry out the above instructions again until the printhead gets cleaned fully.
  • Now, check whether the blank page error is rectified. Else, enable the Skip Blank Page option on your personal computer to resolve the problem.

my Canon printer won't print wirelessly

  • The solution is to restart the Canon PIXMA printer, system, and the wireless router.
  • Turn the Canon PIXMA printer On and do not continue for ten seconds.
  • Remove the power cable from the printer's rear to solve the Canon printer won't print wirelessly issue.
  • Switch the Mac or Windows computer Off and reinsert the power cable to your Canon PIXMA printer, and then power it up.
  • Take the power cable from the back of your wireless access point.
  • After ten to twenty seconds, replug the cord to your network router.
  • Power On the Mac or Windows device and then carry out a print job to confirm that the issue is fixed.
  • Try clearing the print queue from your Mac or Windows PC to resolve the canon pixma troubleshooting problem.
  • Ensure that the latest Canon PIXMA printer driver is launched on the system. If the driver is corrupted, deinstall and reinstall the same from our page.

Canon printer not printing black

  • The Canon printer not printing black ink issue occurs when the nozzles are clogged. The instructions on how to clean the ink nozzles are as follows.
  • Make sure that there are enough A4 papers in the input tray or cassette.
  • Raise the paper output tray and its extension.
  • Begin the cleaning procedure by choosing the Setup button on the operator panel of your Canon PIXMA printer.
  • Press the Tools button and then tap the Maintenance option.
  • Select the OK button, then touch the Deep Cleaning option, and then tap OK again.
  • Confirm that you wish to perform the cleaning process by selecting the OK button.
  • Now, select the OK button and then do not process until the cleaning process gets completed.
  • The cleaning process takes around three to five minutes.
  • Once the Pattern Print Confirmation dialog box displays on the control panel, select the OK button.
  • If the Canon Pixma troubleshooting error continues, verify whether there is enough ink inside your black ink cartridge.
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