How To Troubleshoot Canon Pixma Mg2500 Not Printing Issue?
“Printer not printing” or “printer not responding to the print operation” is not a new issue. Many users face this printer-related problem in their daily lives. If your Canon PIXMA MG2500 is not printing for the first time, don’t worry.This page covers some workable troubleshooting solutions to fix the “Canon PIXMA MG2500 not printing” problem.
Causes Of Canon MG2500 Not Printing Problem
Before going to the troubleshooting process, let’s learn some common causes of this problem.Generally, the printer will not respond to the print operation if:
It is turned off or not ready for the print operation.
The printer and your computer (Windows or Mac) are not connected to the same network.
The printer port or print settings are misconfigured.
There is a problem with the printer driver file, etc.
Fixing “Canon Pixma MG2500 printer not printing”
Perform the following troubleshooting methods one by one. After performing each method, check if the print issue is fixed. If the “Canon PIXMA MG2500 is not printing” again, perform the next method.
Turn on the printer
As the first step of troubleshooting the “Canon PIXMA MG2500 printer not responding” issue, check whether the printer is turned on.
To verify it, check the Power light status of the printer.
If it is blinking, the printer is turned on. Otherwise, press the Power button to turn on the printer.
Also, check to ensure your printer is ready for the print operation. You can ensure it by loading paper and installing the cartridges on the printer if necessary.
Connecting The Devices To The Same Network
Secondly, check if your printer is connected to the computer.
If not, get the USB cable recommended for the printer.
Connect one end (small end) of the cable to your printer’s USB port and the other end to the computer's USB port.
Ensure that the cable you’re using is not damaged.
Also, if you’re using a USB hub, then unplug the cable from it and connect the printer directly to your computer.
Turn on the devices (printer and computer) if they are turned off.
Now, print a test page to check whether the print issue is fixed. If the Canon PIXMA MG2500 is still not printing, try the next method.
Delete The Unwanted Print Jobs
Check if any unwanted or unnecessary print job is queued. If yes, delete it to fix the print problem.
To do so, open the Canon IJ Status Monitor on your computer.
Click on the Display Print Queue button.
Now, the screen displaying the list of queued print jobs will open.
Go to the Printer menu on the opened screen.
Click the Cancel All Documents option followed by the Yes button.
Configure The Print Settings Correctly
Check if the print settings are configured correctly.
If not, do it now.
To do so, open the Print Properties dialog box.
Select your Canon printer from the Printer drop-down menu if it is not selected.
Set the print resolution and other settings correctly.
If you’re printing a large size document, set the Prevention of Print Data Loss option to ON.
To do so, open the printer driver.
Go to the Page Setup tab.
Click on the Print Options button.
Select ON from the Prevention of Print Data Loss drop-down menu in the Print Options dialog box.
Restart The Devices
Finally, restart your Canon printer and the computer.