Load Paper in the Rear Tray of a PIXMA TS6020
Article ID: ART166879 | Date published: 11/29/2016 | Date last updated: 02/27/2020


Learn how to load various types of paper in the rear tray of a PIXMA TS6020 printer.


You can load plain paper, photo paper, or envelopes in the rear tray of your PIXMA printer. See below for detailed instructions.

Video Watch a video to learn how to load paper.

Load paper

Follow these steps to load paper.
Note Refer to this article if you want to learn how to load envelopes.
  1. Align the edges of the paper to avoid paper jams.

  2. ​If the paper is curled, gently bend it in the opposite direction of the curve to flatten it.

    Image shows paper being flattened out.

  3. Open the rear tray cover (A) and pull up the paper support (B).

    Rear tray cover (A) shown opened and paper support (B) shown extended.

  4. Open the feed slot cover (C).

    Feed slot cover (C) shown opened

  5. Slide the paper guides (D) to open them, and load the paper in the center of the rear tray with the print side facing up.

  6. Slide the paper guides (D) against both sides of the paper stack.
    Caution The paper may not feed properly if you push the paper guides too hard against the paper stack.

    Paper guides shown moved against the right and left sides of the paper stack (D)
    Caution To prevent paper jams, always load paper in the portrait orientation (E), not landscape orientation (F).

    Warning shown to load in portrait (E) not landscape mode (F).
    Caution Don't load the stack of paper higher than the load limit mark (G).

    Warning not to exceed load limit mark (G).
  7. Gently close the feed slot cover (H).
    Caution If the feed slot cover is open, the paper won't feed.

    Feed slot cover (HI) shown being closed.
  8. The paper information screen displays on the printer panel. Select the Page size and Type of the loaded paper then select Register.

    Register paper screen with Page size and Type selected.
  9. Open the operation panel (I), pull out the paper output tray (J) and paper output support (K), and open the output tray extension (L).
    Caution If the operation panel is closed, the printer won't start the print task.

    Operation panel (I), output tray (J) paper output support (K) and tray extension (L) all shown open / extended.


About paper

  • We recommend Canon genuine photo paper for photos.

  • You can use general copy paper or Canon Red Label Superior WOP111/Canon Océ Office Colour Paper SAT213.

  • ​For paper sizes and weights that work with this printer, see supported media types.

  • If you cut plain paper into small size such as 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) or 5" x 7" (13 x 18 cm) to perform trial print, it can cause paper jams.