Canon MP495 Troubleshooting Guidance

Now, we all know, every printer goes through its ups and downs, and with the Canon MP 495 printer, it is no different. We will soon be seeing the Canon MP495 troubleshooting guidance. You can reach us if you have any difficulties in resolving issues with your printer.

Canon MP495 Troubleshooting

Guide: Canon MP495 Print Head Cleaning

  1. Make sure the Canon MP 495 printer is turned on.
  2. On the printer control panel, select the Maintenance option and tap the option until you see the letter H on the screen.
  3. Select a color- Black or Color, and the print head cleaning will start.
  4. Once the cleaning is complete, the LED on the Canon printer will come to the standby mode.
  5. You can print a nozzle pattern to check if the Print head cleaning is done right.
  6. If you want to perform a deep cleaning, tap the Maintenance button on the Control panel until you see the Y message.
  7. Select Black or Color from the options, and the deep Print Head cleaning will start.

Guide: Canon MP495 Factory Reset

  1. Canon MP495 troubleshooting the common issue using the factory reset process, follow the instructions.
  2. Resetting the Canon printer to its default settings is quite simple.
  3. Make sure your Canon printer is turned on.
  4. Press and hold the Stop button on the printer control panel, and you will see the LED on the Canon printer blink for 19 times.
  5. Once you see the LED blinking stop after 19 times, release the Stop button.
  6. Holding the Stop button will erase all the custom settings of the Canon printer.
  7. You can now uninstall the printer driver from the computer and reinstall it after downloading the updated printer driver version from the Official Canon support page.

Canon MP495 Offline Solution

There are two simple ways to bring the Canon MP 495 printer from Offline to Online mode.

Method 1:

  1. If you are making use of Windows 8, 8.1, 10, go to settings > Control Panel > Hardware & Sound > Devices and printers.
  2. Perform a right-click on the icon and select the option Use Printer Online.

Method 2:

  1. Launch the Run command by pressing the Windows key + R.
  2. When the run command opens, type control printers and hit the Enter button.
  3. Click the printer drop-down menu and look for the option Use Printer Offline. Deselect the option.
  4. Right-click on the Printer option and select the option Online.

Fix: Canon MP495 Paper Jam Error

  1. The paper jam will most commonly occur in the rear tray or the Paper Output tray of the Canon printer. Canon MP495 troubleshooting for Paper jam issue guidelines are following.
  2. Make sure to turn off the Canon InkJet printer.
  3. Open the rear tray of the printer and make sure that you remove all the jammed paper present or stuck inside.
  4. Pull out the paper tray and check if you have the right set of media loaded in the paper tray.
  5. Make sure the paper guides are not holding the papers too tight.
  6. Close the paper tray once you remove the jammed papers.

Fix: Canon MP495 Paper Feed Problem

  1. Check if the printer is turned on, and then remove if you have any jammed papers in the paper tray.
  2. Open the output tray of the Canon printer and also remove the tray extension.
  3. Locate and clean the paper feed roller.
  4. Tap the Maintenance button on the Canon printer control panel and wait until the letter 'b' appears.
  5. Select the Black or Color option from the list.
  6. You will see the paper feed roller rotate, which indicates it's being cleaned.

How To Reset Canon MP495 Printer?

Reset is a common Canon MP495 troubleshooting process because it will fix the small issues in the printer. Press and hold the Stop/ Reset button located on the Canon printer control panel for at least 5 seconds. It will reset all the saved settings on the control panel and will also reset the ink cartridge levels on the printer.

Solve: Canon MP495 Scan Error E31

  1. To get rid of the Canon Scan Error E31, you have to make sure you have all the wires connected properly.
  2. Make sure the printer is connected correctly in case you have made use of the WPS connection method.
  3. The error can also be caused because of the scanner driver. Download the updated version of the scanner driver from the Canon Official support page and install it.

Canon MP495 Error 5200

  1. The Error 5200 is mainly because of low levels of ink in the cartridges and the usage of the printer.
  2. Check the installed ink cartridges and replace the ink cartridges if they are empty.
  3. Open the front panel of the printer, remove the old cartridges, and replace them with official Canon cartridges.

Canon MP495 Troubleshooting Scanner not Working Issue


The best way to resolve the Scanner not working issue on your Canon MP 495 printer is by running the Windows Troubleshooter on your computer.

  1. Turn on your Windows computer.
  2. Press the shortcut keys Windows Key + W, type Troubleshoot in the field, and then press the Enter button.
  3. The Troubleshooting window will open.
  4. On the left pane, click the View All option.
  5. Select the Hardware and Devices option and click Advanced.
  6. Click Run as Administrator and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.
  7. You will know where the error is caused, and you can get it fixed.


  1. You can reinstall the Scanner driver.
  2. Open the default browser and type the Official Canon Support URL in the address bar.
  3. The Canon support page will open, enter the Canon model number and press the Enter button.
  4. Navigate to the Drivers section and download the Scanner driver from the page.

Solved: Canon MP495 Error Code E05

  1. The Canon MP495 troubleshooting ink cartridge (or) Error Code E05 instructions are given below:
  2. The Canon MP 495 Error Code indicates that the cartridge cannot be recognized.
  3. The best way to resolve the error is by replacing the cartridges.
  4. Open the front panel of the Canon printer. Replace each and every cartridge until you see the Error code clears from the printer control panel.

Solved: Canon MP495 Error Code E02

  1. The Error Code E02 is nothing but a lack of paper in the paper tray.
  2. Ensure you have a stack of papers placed inside the printer before you proceed with a print job.
  3. Remove and reload the paper. Check if the issue resolves.
  4. Make sure to use only supported print media.

Canon MP495 Error Code E03

  1. The Canon Error Code E03 is a simple paper jam error.
  2. Have a good look at the paper tray of the Canon printer and the paper extender tray.
  3. Make sure to remove any fragments stuck inside the tray. You may not be able to perform a print job on the Canon printer again if you fail to clear the jam.

Canon MP495 Error Code P08

The Error Code P08 on the Canon printer indicates a Print Head fault.

All you can do is to open the front door of the Canon printer and keep pressing the Maintenance button until the letter 'b' appears. The printhead cleaning process will begin.

On this page we provide some common Canon MP495 troubleshooting guidance. If you need instant assistance for the Canon MP495 printer, contact us.

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