Scan Documents with IJ Scan Utility - Windows - PIXMA MX490, MX492

Article ID: ART162139 | Date published: 09/17/2015 | Date last updated: 02/18/2020


Learn how to scan on the PIXMA  MX490 / MX492 using the IJ Scan Utility from a Windows PC.


You can use Canon IJ Scan Utility to scan documents to your computer.

Follow the steps below

  1. Place the document on the scanner's glass surface.

  2. Start IJ Scan Utility.

  3. Select Settings..., enter your desired settings in the Settings (Document Scan) dialog box, then select OK.

  4. Select Document and the scan starts. Select Cancel if you need to to cancel the scan.

    figure: IJ Scan Utility with Document selected

Good to know

To designate the location folder for scanned images, or to choose advanced scan settings, select Settings... from the Settings (Document Scan) dialog box.

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