Canon Printer Not Scanning

Is your Canon printer not scanning to MAC? Several factors might be causing this issue. Go through the quick steps given on this page to troubleshoot the scanning issues.

  • Verify that the printer and the Mac computer are connected properly viaa USB cable or over a wireless network.
  • Check if theprinter is turned on while scanning.
  • Also, check if the original document is placed properly on the scanner glass.
  • On your Mac, launch the MF Scan Utilityprogram from the Applications
  • Click theSettings button at the bottom-right corner to launch the Settings dialog box.
  • Next, click the Scanner tab and select either the Color Scan orB&W Scan
  • Navigate to theSave Settings section and click the Save in drop-down arrow.
  • SelectAdd to browse and choose a different location. Then click OK.
  • Now, you have changed the scan location.
  • If your printer doesn’t support the MF Scan Utilityprogram, install the MF Toolbox.
  • Click on Finder from the Dock panel and select Applicationsfrom the Go
  • In the Applications window, select Canon MF Utilities.
  • Choose MF Toolboxand click the MF Toolbox menu next to the Apple icon at the top-left corner.
  • Select theNetwork Settings option from the drop-down menu and choose your printer’s model number from the search result.
  • Click the Addicon and select Add.
  • Once you have successfully added your Canon printer to your Mac, try scanning your original document again and check if the problem has been resolved.
  • If the problem persists, open the System Preferenceswindow by clicking the Apple menu and selecting the System Preferences option from the drop-down list.
  • Click on the Printers & Scanners icon in the System Preferenceswindow and remove all the Canon printer software.
  • Restart your Mac and download the printer software that supports your Canon printer from the official Canon site.

Still, if your Canon printer not scanning to MAC, click the CALL button for remote assistance.

  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.