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Can't print in color on canon mp480

Set it to black ink only and now can't remember how to turn color back on. I am on an Apple computer.

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When you go to print theres and option for all black ink. Turn it off by pretending to press print go to that section and unmark the box for black ink/ print in black and white.

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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SOURCE: Printer willl print color but does not print black and white

Hi There You can try/

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Usage of compatible ink and leave the printer idle too long may cause printhead clogging
What should you do if you get this problem. Relax; you may recover the printhead by unclogging it. Follow these steps to unclog the printhead

1. Right click in the printer driver name
2. Select Properties menu
3. Click Maintenance tab
4. Click on cleaning sign for regular cleaning. Perform this up to 3 times.
5. If this does not work, perform Deep Cleaning

And if that not work

Some times it needs a good clean up but this is up to you if you want to do this,
But after you done this prime the printer so it gets the inks back in the heads, it may take a little time for the inks to work.

Ok.

There is fluid cleaner for this but I can never find any in the shops the only ones I seen is when they sell them in Tesco but they come in with the ink refill bottles so I just use worm water by it self on a cloth and dabbing on the heads to clean them, it will not harm the heads but not to much water.

Some heads are on the inks them self but some have them inside the printer so I not know your printer so if the heads are inside you need to get them out you may find that some heads will just clip out put some need to be unscrewed so you got to know how they come out so be careful and not push to hard on them, if the heads are on the ink then it is a easy job to clean them,
It worth a try it worked for me more than ones.

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Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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SOURCE: canon mx310 how to print color document in black

When you go to save it or just before that you select file then go to print properties under that there should be a selection to print it in black and white.

Let us know ether way but its done under printer properties.

Thanks and please do be considerate that we are trying to help when you leave your positive ratings and feedback, thanks

Posted on May 26, 2010

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