Canon Pixma G4210 Troubleshooting - Quick Solutions

Canon Pixma G4210 is an all-in-one printer designed for small-office or home use. The Canon printer is considered to be one of the best printers under the Canon brand. The printer comes with a 100-sheet paper tray and can also hold close to 20 sheets of photo paper. Though the Canon Pixma G4210 printer possesses some of the best features, it can go through some problems over a period of use. Continue reading this page for simple Canon Pixma G4210 Troubleshooting methods

When you are facing issues with the Canon Pixma G4210 printer, here are some steps to look at.

  • Make sure the Canon Pixma G4210 printer is connected to the power source.
  • If the power light in the Canon printer is flashing, it means the printer has encountered an error.
  • Make sure the light is solid.
  • If you have the Canon printer connected to the computer through a USB cable, make sure the cable at both ends (printer and computer) is secured properly.
  • If you find any physical problem with the USB cable, replace it.


A series of pending print jobs can be one of the reasons behind the Canon Pixma G4210 printer offline issue.

If You Are Using Windows Computer:

  • Open the Control Panel window (Windows + R).
  • Select the Printers & Scanners option.
  • Select the Canon Pixma G4210 printer from the printer list.
  • Click on the Open queue button.
  • Do a right-click and delete the pending print jobs in the list.

You must turn on your printer to start your preferred work. To turn on your printer, you need to connect the power cord that came with your Canon printer.

If You Are Using Mac Computer:

  • Click the Apple icon.
  • Select the System Preferences option.
  • Click on the Printers & Scanners option.
  • Double-click on the Canon Pixma G4210 printer.
  • Click on the pending print jobs and click on the X button.
  • Now, the pending print jobs will be removed from your printer.

Continue reading the given below canon pixma g4210 troubleshooting methods.


  • Open Devices and Printers from your Windows computer Control Panel.
  • Do a right-click on the Canon Pixma G4210 printer.
  • Click Printer Preferences.
  • Click the Maintenance tab.
  • Select Extended Settings.
  • Click the checkbox to disable the Skip Blank page option.
  • Click the OK button.
  • Try to print, and you will no longer face the printer printing blank pages issue.


Paper jams easily fall under the Canon Pixma G4210 printing problems.

Paper is jammed inside the printer

  • Turn off the printer and remove the plug connecting the printer.
  • Open the scanning unit of the printer.
  • You now have to check and see if there is jammed paper under the print head holder.
  • Hold on the print head with the ink tanks and slide it to the left or right side.
  • Locate the jammed paper from the inside and slowly pull it out, so you do not further damage the paper.
  • Check for other tiny bits of paper inside the print head holder.
  • Close the scanning unit.

Support Code 1300

  • he paper is jammed when feeding paper from the rear tray.
  • emove the jammed paper from the paper input and output trays.
  • eload the stack and press the OK button on the printer to clear the error.

Support Code 1000

  • There is no paper inside the paper input tray, or the papers are not loaded properly.
  • Load the paper and make sure to adjust the paper guides so it aligns the stack evenly.

Continue reading for more Canon pixma g4210 troubleshooting methods.


If the Canon Pixma G4210 printer is not connecting to the wireless network, here are some steps that can be helpful.

  • Ensure that the power status of the printer is connected.
  • Check if the wireless connection credentials match the one you have configured on your printer.
  • Make sure that the printer is placed within the proximity range of the router.
  • Disable the computer firewall. The firewall is the main cause for the printer not to connect to the computer.


  • Ensure that the Canon Pixma G4210 printer is turned on.
  • Open the scanning unit.
  • Wait for the print head to come to the optimal position.
  • Unlatch the cartridge locking cover for both the ink cartridges.
  • Remove the color and black ink cartridges from the slot and keep them aside.
  • Unpack the new ink cartridges from the sealed packaging.
  • Remove the protective tape from both the ink cartridges and discard them.
  • Insert the cartridges into their respective color slots.
  • Close the cartridge locking cover and press the buttons for both cartridges.

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