How do I fix my Canon Pixma printer not responding?
Most Canon printers display a not responding error status. It will prevent your printer from printing the assigned print tasks. But no worries, here are the troubleshooting steps to fix the not responding error status.
If you are using a USB cable to connect your Canon Pixma printer, try the following fixes:
Check whether the USB connection is firm and reliable.
If the connection is not prompt, reconnect the plug into the printer and the PC.
Else, try connecting the USB cable to any other USB ports.
Also, try using another new USB cable and check if the problem has settled.
Following are the fixes if you are using a network printer:
Check whether the network signal is stable and without any interruptions.
Also, check if the network devices like the router and modem are without errors.
Get a network connection status report to check the network connectivity.
Now, check whether your printer has a got a wireless connection.
If you are using a network cable, reconnect or replace the network cable.
Now, try affixing your printer and PC to the same wireless network.
Use the following fixes if you connect your Canon Pixma via Bluetooth:
Check whether your Canon Pixma is near the computer system.
Re-pair your Canon printer to the PC using Bluetooth.
Now, try taking a test printout and check if the connection is reliable.