Aligning the Print Head Automatically from the Operation Panel - PRO-300

Article ID: ART177145 | Date published: 07/20/2020 | Date last updated: 09/09/2020


If your prints aren't properly aligned, an automatic print head alignment may resolve the issue.


The following video will walk you through the process outlined below.

Aligning the Print Head Automatically

If prints aren't properly aligned, adjust the print head position.‚Äč

 We recommend using the same type of paper for print head alignment as for printing.

 If the remaining ink level is low, the print head alignment sheet won't be printed correctly. Replace the ink tank whose ink is low.

 You'll need two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized paper.

  1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.

  2. Select Maintenance on the HOME screen.

    The Maintenance screen will appear.

  3. Select Print Head Alignment.

    Figure: Select Print Head Alignment (outlined in red)

    The Print Head Alignment screen will appear.

  4. Select Auto.

    Select Auto (outlined in red)

    The confirmation screen will appear.

  5. Select Yes.

    The media type selection screen appears.

  6. Select the paper you want to use.

  7. Load the prepared paper in the paper source specified in the message.

    If the paper source is the manual feed tray, load one sheet of paper at a time.

  8. Select OK.

    The print head alignment sheet is printed, and the print head is aligned automatically.

    This takes about 4 to 5 minutes.

  9. When the completion message appears, select OK.

 If the print results are still not satisfactory after adjusting the print head position as described above, align the print head manually.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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