Is your Canon printer won't print from computer? There might be an issue with your printer connection and print settings. Besides, there are several factors that could lead to issues while printing remotely from your computer.

Troubleshooting Instructions

  • Firstly, check whether you have properly connected the printer and computer.
  • Verify and ensure that you have connected them using a standard USB cable.
  • If you have connected the printer and computer over a wireless network, ensure that both devices are within the Wi-Fi range.
  • Make sure you turn on the printer before sending the print job. If it is turned off, check the power cord connected to the wall outlet and turn on the printer.
  • Also, check if your printer is in Sleep or Hibernate mode. If this is the case, press any buttons on the printer's control panel to wake it up.
  • Make sure you have loaded the printer-supported paper in the paper input tray.
  • Check for errors on the printer's control panel. If so, resolve them to fix the printing problems.
  • If necessary, restart your printer and try printing a test page remotely from your computer.
  • Make sure to select the printer's name from the drop-down menu in the Print dialog box.
  • If you cannot print the test page, check the ink cartridges installed on your printer.
  • Verify and ensure that you have properly seated them into the ink holder. Also, check the ink status on the printer's control panel.
  • If the ink level is low, refill or replace the ink cartridges.
  • If the Canon printer won't print from computer problem remains unsolved, remove and reinstall the printer software on your computer.
  • 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.