Canon imageCLASS MF264dw Troubleshooting

Canon imageCLASS MF264dw Troubleshooting

Canon imageCLASS MF264dw Printer

If you are having problems with your Canon-ImageCLASS-MF264dw printer, there are usually a few quick fixes that can make your printer work once again. And, you need not take your printer to a technician every time; instead, you can try a few hacks and settle the problem on your own. This blog post will bust 3 common printer problems and provide simple ways to fix them.

Canon imageCLASS MF264dw Does Not Print

If you cannot print to your Canon imageCLASS MF264dw printer, there may be a problem with your connection, driver, or printer settings. Try these solutions and see if they fix your problem.

  • First, check if an error code is displayed on the printer control panel. If you find any errors, use the appropriate solution to fix them. If the printer has a paper jam, you should remove the jammed paper in the first place. Then you can continue your print job.
  • Next, check the connection between the printer and the computer. If you connect them over a network, ensure they are connected to the same network. If they are connected via USB, make sure the cable is working properly and securely attached to the correct ends.
  • Set your printer as the default printer so your computer can send documents to the correct printer every time. To do this, click Start on the bottom left and go to the Devices and Printers section. Here you will see all the devices connected to your computer. Right-click your Canon printer and select Set as default printer.
  • A driver is responsible for establishing stable communication between the printer and the computer. If it is outdated, you will have problems with your printer. Go to the HP official website and download the latest drivers compatible with your operating system. Then install it on your computer and make sure the printer is printing.
Select Set As Default Printer

Canon imageCLASS MF264dw Not Scanning

If your Canon imageCLASS MF264dw printer does not scan, try the solutions given in the previous section. If the problem persists, proceed to the solutions below.

  • If you connect your Canon printer to your computer over a network and enable the Use Printer Offline option, the printer will not be able to scan documents. To resolve this issue, go to the Devices and Printers section. Then right-click on the Canon imageCLASS MF264dw printer and select the See what’s printing option. Then click on the Printer menu and make sure this option is turned off.
  • Open the scanner lid and check for paper jams. If you find any jammed paper, remove the torn sheets carefully. In some cases, canceling all documents sent to the printer can resolve scanning issues. To do this, go to the Devices and Printers section and click on the Printers menu. Now select the Cancel All Documents option.
  • Printer problems can be resolved by a simple power cycle. To power cycle the Canon imageCLASS MF264dw printer, turn it off and unplug the power cord from the printer’s rear port and the wall outlet. Wait for the next 60 seconds.
  • Select The Cancel All Documents Option
  • Then reconnect the power cord to the appropriate port and turn on the printer. You can try this solution for any kind of printer problem.
  • In many cases, restarting the print spooler service can solve your printer issues. To do this, open the Run box on your Windows computer. Type services.msc and click OK. When it takes you to the Services window, right-click the Print Spooler service and choose the Stop option. After a few seconds, right-click the same option and pick Restart. This can solve your printer issues.
  • Right Click The Same Option And Pick Restart
  • If you have enabled Pause Printing, your printer may not respond to your commands. To fix this, you need to disable this option in the Devices and Printers section. In many cases, removing and re-adding the printer to your computer can solve the issues in the best way possible. To do this, go to the Devices and Printers section. Right-click your Canon printer and choose the Remove Device option. Then, add the printer once again to your computer and ensure this technique works.

Printer Offline

  • If you cannot find your Canon-ImageCLASS-MF264dw printer online, check if your printer and the computer are connected over the same network. If your Internet is not stable, improve its stability and see if your issue is resolved.
  • If you have enabled Use Printer Offline in the Devices and Printers section, disable the option and see if it works.
  • Use Printer Offline In The Devices
  • If you have connected your printer and computer to different networks, you cannot locate your printer online while looking for nearby devices from your computer. Therefore, ensure you have connected them over the same network and then check if you can find your printer online.
  • If your printer driver is outdated, there will be a communication breakdown between your printer and the computer. This may lead to printer offline issues. However, you can fix the trouble by updating the software to the recent version.
  • To update the software for your Canon printer, reach its official support page and type your printer model. When directed to the printer’s support page, click the Software & Drivers tab. It will show you the compatible drivers for your printer, select the most appropriate one and click Download. Then, locate the software in your Downloads folder and run the setup file. Go ahead with the onscreen instructions and complete the installation.
  • Click The Software Drivers Tab


This is a simple troubleshooting guide on how to troubleshoot your Canon-ImageCLASS-MF264dw printer. These techniques will enable you to fix most printer problems. We hope you enjoy our troubleshooting guide, and if you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to reach us via the Call button on this page.

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