How Do I Specify Where to Feed Plain Paper From? - TR7520 / TR8520 / TR8620
Article ID: ART171038 | Date published: 07/23/2018 | Date last updated: 11/12/2020


Learn how to set your printer to feed plain paper from the cassette or the rear tray.


If you want to specify which source to use for plain paper when printing from your PIXMA TR7520, TR8520, or TR8620, follow the steps below.


  1. Open the printer driver setup window.

  2. From the Quick Setup tab, make sure that Media Type is set to Plain Paper.  In the drop down menu for Paper Source, select from Automatically SelectRear Tray, or Cassette.

Automatically Select

Based on the paper settings in the printer driver and the paper information registered on the printer, the printer automatically determines the paper source and feeds paper.

Rear Tray

Paper is always supplied from the rear tray.


Paper is always supplied from the cassette.

  1. Click Apply, then click OK.


  1. When you are ready to print, click the File menu and then click Print....

  2. In the Print dialog, select Media & Quality from the pop-up menu.

  3. Select the feed source to use for the printer.

  4. Click Print.

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