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Checking Ink Status from Your Computer

You can check the remaining ink level and the ink tank types for your model.

  1. Open the printer driver setup window

  2. Launching the Canon IJ Status Monitor

    On the Maintenance tab, click View Printer Status.
    The Canon IJ Status Monitor opens.

    figure:Canon IJ Status Monitor
  3. Display Estimated ink levels

    For Estimated ink levels, click (the disclosure triangle) to display an image representation of the ink status.


    • The information displayed on the Canon IJ Status Monitor may differ depending on the country or region where you are using your printer.
    • When you print on A3 paper or larger paper sizes, the ink may run out before printing is finished or the printing may become faint or streaky (with white lines).