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Using the Operation Panel

The operation panel consists of the ON button (A) and touch screen (B).

Touch the HOME screen on the touch screen with your finger tip to select menus for copying, scanning, and other functions.

A: ON button
B: Touch Screen

Basic Operation of the touch screen

Touch the touch screen lightly with your finger tip or move your finger to access various functions or settings.

Important

  • When operating the touch screen, make sure to avoid the followings, which may cause the printer to malfunction or damage the printer.

    • Strongly pressing the touch screen.

    • Pressing the touch screen with other than your finger (especially with sharpened tips, such as on ballpoint pens, pencils, or nails).

    • Touching the touch screen with wet or dirty hands.

    • Placing any objects on the touch screen.

  • Do not attach a protective sheet on the touch screen. Removing it may damage the touch screen.

Tap

Touch lightly with your finger tip and immediately release.

Use to select an item or photo on the screen.

Touch

Touch lightly with your finger tip.

To move forward (or go back) menus or photos continuously, keep touching the forward (or back) mark.

Flick

Flick your finger on the screen up, down, left, or right.

Use to switch menus or move forward or backward through photos.

Drag

While lightly touching the screen, move your finger up, down, left, or right.

Use to view lists of items or move sliders.

Operations on the HOME Screen

Display the menu screen or the settings screen from the HOME screen.

C: Basic menu

Select to copy or scan using the operation panel. After selecting a basic menu, the particular menus are displayed.

D: Network

Displays the current network status. Select to display the basic network information or to change the network settings.

The icon differs depending on the network of use or the network status.

Wi-Fi is enabled and the printer is connected to the wireless router.

Note

  • Depending on the signal state, the icon will change.

    (Signal strength: 81 % or more): You can use the printer over Wi-Fi without any problems.

    (Signal strength: 51 % or more): The problem such as the printer cannot print may occur according to the network status. We recommend placing the printer near the wireless router.

    (Signal strength: 50 % or less): The problem such as the printer cannot print may occur. Place the printer near the wireless router.

Wi-Fi is enabled but the printer is not connected to the wireless router.

Wireless Direct is enabled.

Wi-Fi and Wireless Direct are disabled.

E: Wireless connect

Select to connect the printer to a smartphone/tablet over Wi-Fi through Easy wireless connect or via Bluetooth.

Tap this button to display a confirmation screen for starting a connection. Touch and hold this button to switch to the standby mode for Easy wireless connect or Bluetooth connection.

F: Setup

Displays the printer's setting menus or the maintenance menus.

When there is an update notification or information from PIXMA/MAXIFY Cloud Link, NEW appears on this button.

G: Hint

Displays quick guides about such procedures as loading paper and troubleshooting and such information as estimated ink level and system information.

Icons on Touch Screen

While operating on the touch screen, some icons are displayed on the touch screen.

(HOME)
Displays the HOME screen.
(Back)
Returns the touch screen to the previous screen.
Black
Starts black & white copying, scanning, etc.
Color
Starts color copying, scanning, etc.
Stop
Cancels operation when print, copy, or scan job is in progress.