Canon Mp495 Scan To Computer

How To Use Canon MP495 Scan To Computer Feature?

The Canon PIXMA MP495 printer has a flatbed CIS color scanner to scan all your documents. With enhanced scan methods, you can quickly scan your document and save it as a PDF on your computer. To know how to use the Canon MP495 Scan to Computer feature, follow the instructions given below.

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Before Starting The Scan:

  • Turn on your Canon printer.
  • Verify if you have completed the basic printer setup.
  • Connect your printer and computer via a USB cable or over a wireless network.
  • Place the printer closer to your router if you have connected it to your wireless network.
  • Open the scanner cover and then place the original document on the platen.
  • On your computer, download the MP Drivers from the official Canon site and install the MP Drivers and MP Navigator EX.

Configuring Scan Preferences In MP Navigator EX:

Configuring Scan Preference
  • On your computer, open MP Navigator EX from the Start menu.
  • Open the Navigator Mode screen. Using MP Navigator EX, you can configure the custom scan settings before using the Canon MP495 Scan to Computer feature.
  • Click the Scan/Import tab and select the Photos/Documents (Platen) option.
  • From the left-side panel, click the Document Type drop-down menu and specify the document to be scanned.
  • To scan in color, open the OCR dialog box and set Color Mode to Color on the One-Click Mode screen.
  • To scan and convert the document into editable text, select the Text (OCR) option.
  • Click the Specify button to set the document size and scanning resolution.
  • Click OK to save the scan settings.

Scanning Using The Printer Control Panel:

  • Ensure that you have properly placed the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Go to your printer control panel and press the Scan button.
  • Now, the original document will be scanned and a copy of it will be saved to your computer as per the settings specified in the MP Navigator EX software.

You have now seen how to use the Canon MP495 Scan to Computer feature.