Sending Scanned Images via E-Mail with IJ Scan Utility (Mac) - MX490 / MX492

Article ID: ART161828 | Date published: 09/17/2015 | Date last updated: 04/15/2019


This article explains how to use IJ Scan Utility to send a scanned image via e-mail.



You can send scanned images via e-mail.


  • The screens for scanning photos are used as examples in the following descriptions.
  1. Start IJ Scan Utility.

  2. Click Settings....

    figure: IJ Scan Utility

    The Settings dialog appears.

  3. Click Photo Scan.

    figure: Settings dialog
  4. Select Attach to e-mail in Application Settings, then select an e-mail client.

    figure: Settings dialog


    • You can add e-mail clients to use for attachments from the pop-up menu.
    • If None (Attach Manually) is selected, manually attach scanned and saved images to e-mail.
  5. Click OK.

    figure: Settings dialog

    The IJ Scan Utility main screen appears.


  6. Click Photo.

    figure: IJ Scan Utility

    Scanning starts.

    When scanning is completed, the specified e-mail client starts and the images will be attached to a new message.


    • Click Cancel to cancel the scan.
    • The scanned images are saved according to the settings made in the Settings dialog.
    • When the Check scan results checkbox is selected in the Settings dialog, the Save Settings dialog appears. After you set the save options and click OK, the scanned images are saved and automatically attached to a new message of the specified e-mail client.
  7. Specify the recipient, enter the subject and message, then send e-mail.

    Refer to the manual of your e-mail client for e-mail settings.

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