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How do I troubleshoot my Canon printer?

Following are the reliable steps to bring the Canon printer back operating. Have a glance at the steps that will heal the Canon printer at ease:

Step 1:

  1. Check whether the indicator lights on the Canon printer are glowing.
  2. Now, check the manual for troubleshooting steps that is relatable to the error code.
  3. Follow the instructions in the manual to resolve the printer problems.
  4. Else, get along with Step 2.

Step 2:

  1. Check whether the power cord connected to the wall outlet is firm.
  2. Now, look at whether the USB cable connected to the PC is reliable.
  3. Check whether any piece of paper is blocking the input paper tray.

Step 3:

  1. Restart your PC and check if it detects your printer.

Step 4:

  1. Go to the control panel of the PC and tap on the printers and faxes option.
  2. Click on the Add a printer button if the Canon printer is not on the list.
  3. Now, follow the on-screen instructions to add the printer to the PC.

Step 5:

  1. Try to uninstall and reinstall the latest Canon MF232W printer driver software.
  2. Go to a web browser and look for the recent drivers to install on the PC.

Step 6:

  1. Open the Canon printer software and click on the properties menu.
  2. Now, choose the clean print heads menu and wait for some time.
  3. The Canon printer will clean the print heads and print a test page.
  4. Check if the test page is clear and free from errors to continue printing.