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How do I reset my Canon continuous ink?

How do I reset my Canon continuous ink?

Next, reset the cartridge ink counter:

  1. Unplug the power and the USB cables from the printer.
  2. Open the cartridge door and hold down the power button.
  3. Reconnect the power cables while still holding down the power button.
  4. Close the cartridge door and release the power button. The ink cartridge is now reset.

Why is my Canon printer not working after replacing ink cartridges?

If your Canon printer isn’t recognising a compatible ink cartridge, this may be because the data on the cartridge chip is stamped with an empty status before it was remanufactured. Hold down the stop / cancel button for 5 seconds to bypass the ‘ink has run out’ message and your cartridge should work.

Where is the reset button on ink cartridges?

Turn the ink cartridge to where the microchip can be found. Using the end of a paper clip, press the reset button that can be located above the metal contacts, right in the center.

How do you clean a clogged nozzle on a canon?

How to automatically clean a Canon printhead

  1. Make sure the printer is on and then touch the setup (gear icon) on the printer display home screen.
  2. Then select the maintenance (tools) icon.
  3. Select “Cleaning” and then select “Yes”
  4. The printer will go through the cleaning process for about a minute.

How do you clean a printhead on a Canon printer?

How to clean the Canon printhead

  1. Dampen the lint-free cloth with hot water and gently wipe away an excess ink on the printhead nozzle.
  2. Place the printhead in the container with the submerged paper towels.
  3. Let the printhead soak for about ten minutes.
  4. Reinstall the printhead back into the printer.

What do I do if my Canon printer wont recognize my ink cartridge?

The first thing you can do is remove the cartridge and try re-installing it to see if the printer will recognise it, if it will still not recognise the cartridge then simply hold down the stop button (this is the button with the triangle inside a circle) for a minimum of 7 seconds.

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