Fixing error of “canon printer does not print”:- Canon is an electronics company. This electronics company produces a variety of different electronic products, including printers. These printers can connect to the computer typically via a standard USB data cable and then print any required document. Sometimes because of technical reasons printer displays error while printing. If Canon printer is displaying error while printing then all you have to is that discover the problem and reasons of it as well as correct whatever the issue is.
Some main reasons for your Canon printer do not print any file are mentioned below:
- The printer’s power supply is fluctuating or maybe faulty drivers and wireless connection do not allow canon printer to print.
- The print jobs (or papers) are stuck in the printer queue.
- The Mobile printing application is not correctly synchronized with the printer.
- Printer firmware is not installed correctly or maybe printer drivers are not updated as per new updates.
- Paper loaded in canon printer does not match the size of the printer or maybe paper jams/ blocks disable the ability of the printer to print required files.
- Too many printers in the same network may not print due to network jam.
- Improper connection with the network Wi-Fi.
- Dusty printer and maybe maintenance and cleaning are required.
In the above-mentioned cases, solutions are categorized according to the problem. In this writeup, the common solutions for “What to do when a canon printer does not print” issue are discussed.
Solutions to “canon printer does not print” issue for Canon printer:
Solution 1: First check the cable connection to the printer. Whether the power supply is okay or not okay. If the power is not connected properly then make it connected. If the printer shows proper power supply then, off the power supply and unplug the printer from the power supply. Plug it back to the printer directly and do a test; the printer responds or not.
Solution 2: Check the paper tray, whether papers are filled or not. If papers are not sufficient in the paper tray then, fill the printer tray. Now retry to give a print of a required file.
Solution 3: To give a print, open the required file/ document folder. Select it and right-click on it. Select the Print option and. Click the printer selection and choose the Canon printer. Check whether the Canon printer is selected or not. If it is not selected, then select it and retry to give a print of a required file.
Solution 4: Check whether Canon printer’s drivers are installed or not. If not then download then and install because without the drivers the device (such as a computer, a laptop, etc.) is not able to send (or direct) any request to canon printer. These drivers are easily available on a driver installation CD (or compact disk) that came with the hardware. To install a driver, insert the CD (or compact disk) into the device (such as a computer, a laptop, etc.) and follow the prompts/ guide of the installation wizard. Now restart the printer after completing the installation process and retry to give a print of a required file.
Solution 5: Check out the ink cartridges of the canon printer. Whether a level of ink is okay or not. If the cartridges of the canon printer are running out (or insufficient) of ink, then, canon printer is not able to print the document. Fill an ink. In another condition, if ink cartridges are damaged, change them out. Now, restart the canon printer and retry to give a print of a required file.
Solution 6: Check the components of the printer, if dust particles are captured there, clean then by using a cotton cloth and retry to give a print of a required file.
Solution 7: Check the setting of paper loaded in the printer. If the size of the papers does not match the size (currently set) of the canon printer the canon printer will display an error that will be printing a document. Confirm the setting and retry to give a print of a required file.
Solution 8: Check the connectivity of the printer. If USB data cable/ wi-fi is not properly connected then make it connected. Now retry to give a print of a required file.