how to scan on canon mx490

How To Scan On Canon MX490

To scan with Canon MX490 scanner, turn on the scanner and place the items you need to scan on the platen or the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF). Then open Canon IJ Scan Utility2 icon on your printer and tap Auto to start the scanning process and complete how to scan on Canon mx490 printer.

The Process Of Scanning With Canon MX490 Scanner

  1. Connect your Canon MX490 series scanner to a stable power source.
  2. Press the power button and turn on the scanner.
  3. Place the scanning document on the scanner glass plate or ADF.
  4. Be sure not to touch the operation panel buttons or LCD monitor.
  5. Place and arrange the documents of the same size when you scan two or more documents simultaneously.
  6. Choose the necessary scan settings and folder to save the scanned file in settings.
  7. Tap the Canon IJ Scan Utility2 option in the Applications menu.
  8. Select the Auto option to start the scan process.
how to scan on canon mx490

How To Scan With Canon MX490 Scanner?

Lets start with how to scan on Canon mx490, connect your Canon MX490 scanner to the stable alternating current source. Press the power button and turn on the scanner. Turn on your computer and connect your computer and scanner to a high-speed internet connection.

Start the IJ Scan Utility application select your scanner model in the Product Name. Select the Settings tab and select the network to which you need to connect your scanner. Tap the Scan-from-Operational-Panel settings option. Again choose your scanner name in the list and click OK. Back to the network selection screen and tap OK to scan on Canon mx490.

Download the scanner driver software from the Canon website and install it on your computer. Ensure your scanner power connection and network connection and then place the scanning documents on the scanner platen. If you are scanning only one or two documents, then use the scanner glass to position the scanning documents. Else, use the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) to place multiple scanning documents.

When you are scanning two or more documents, place the documents of the same size on the Automatic Document Feeder. While placing the scanning items like photos, postcards, business cards, put the scanning side facing down and leave 0.4 inches (1 cm) or some more space between the scanning items and the platen edges to scan on Canon mx490.

Tap Auto Scan to display the Settings dialog box. Select the destination folder to save the scanned file in the Save in option. Choose the other options like file name, data format, JPEG image quality, PDF compression (if you to save the scanned file as PDF) and different advanced settings.

After setting up all the settings click on the OK option to save the settings. From the Go menu, select the applications option and then double-tap on the Canon utility folder. Open the IJ Scan Utility folder and in that select Canon IJ Scan Utility2 icon to scan on Canon mx490.

If you had added multiple printers with your computer, then select the Canon scanner name in the Product name drop-down list. Tap the Auto option to start the scanning process using how to scan on Canon mx490 guide. The scanned document automatically saved in the destination folder that you selected while changing the scanning settings if you want to cancel the scan process tap on Cancel option to stop the scanning process.

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