Basic Copying Method

Article ID: ART166447 | Date published: 09/09/2016 | Date last updated: 06/03/2021


Basic Copying Method


Basic Copy Operations

1. Place the document(s). [ Placing Documents ]

2. Press (COPY/SCAN) to switch to the Copy mode screen.

3. Enter the number of copies using the numeric keys.
  • Enter a quantity from 1 to 999.
  • Press to cancel the entered quantity.

4. Specify the copy settings as necessary.
  • Use / to select the settings. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (

5. Press .
  • Copying starts.
  • If you want to cancel copying, press <Yes> . [ Canceling Copies ]

When placing documents in the feeder in step 1 (MF244dw)
The document is automatically scanned.

When placing documents on the platen glass in step 1
Depending on the copy settings you made, a screen for selecting the document size is displayed after you press . Follow the procedure below.

5-B-1. Select the document size, and press .

5-B-2. Place the next document on the platen glass, and press .
  • Repeat this step until you finish scanning the entire document.

5-B-3. Select <Start Copying>, and press .

  • When the <Size/Settings Mismatch> message appears.
When copying documents with text or images that extend to the edges of the page
  • The edges of the document might not be copied. For more information about the scan margins, see [ Paper Handling ].
If you always want to make copies with the same settings, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (

Selecting Document Type

You can select the optical image quality for the copy depending on the document type, such as text-only documents, documents with charts and graphs, or magazine photos.

(COPY/SCAN) <Original Type> Select the document type


Suitable when copying documents that only contain text.
<Text/Photo (High Speed)>
Suitable when copying documents that contain both text and photos. Priority is given to speed over image quality.
Suitable when copying documents that contain both text and photos.
Suitable when copying documents that contain printed photos, such as magazines or pamphlets.

If <Text/Photo (High Speed)>, <Text/Photo>, or <Photo> is selected and <Density> is set to <Auto Density>, it changes to Manual Density.

Canceling Copies

If you want to cancel copying immediately after pressing , select <Cancel> and press , or press on the operation panel. You can also cancel copying after checking the copy status.

Canceling in the Screen That is Displayed While Copying

<Cancel> <Yes>

Press to Cancel


Use to Cancel

<Copy Job Status> <Cancel> <Yes>

Cancels copying.
Copy details
The number of copies, settings, and other details are displayed. If you only want to check the details without canceling copying, press to return to the copy main screen.

2-Sided Copying (MF244dw) Paper Handling Selecting Image Quality/Density/Enlarging or Reducing Copy Canceling Copies Placing Documents Specifying Paper Size and Type



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