Make a Copy - GX4020

Article ID: ART180973 | Date published: 11/22/2022 | Date last updated: 12/08/2022


This article provides information on making basic copies with the MAXIFY GX4020.


Making Copies

This article describes the basic procedure to perform standard copying.

  1. Make sure that the printer is powered on.

  2. Load paper in the rear tray, cassette, or the rear flat tray.

  3. Select Copy on the HOME screen.

    The Copy standby screen is displayed.

  4. Load the original item on the platen (scanner glass) or in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder).

  5. Specify settings as necessary:

    Copy standby screen

  6. Press the Black button or the Color button.

    The printer starts copying.

    Remove the original on the platen or from the document output slot after copying is complete.

     Do not open the document cover or remove the original from the platen until scanning is completed.

     If you load the original in the ADF, do not move the original until copying is complete.


Add a Copy Job (Reserve copy)

If you load the original on the platen (scanner glass), you can add the copying job while printing (Reserve copy).

The message is displayed when you can add the copying job.

Figure: Touch screen

Load the original on the platen and select the same button (Black button or Color button) as the one which you previously pressed.

 When Print qlty (print quality) is set to High, you cannot add a copying job.

 If you press the Stop button while reserve copying is in progress, the screen to select the method to cancel copying is displayed. If you select Cancel all reservations, you can cancel copying all scanned data. If you select Cancel the last reservation, you can cancel the last copying job.

 If you set a document of too many pages to add the copying job, Cannot add more copy jobs. Please wait a while and try again. may appear on the touch screen. Select OK and wait a while, and then try copying again.

 If Failed to reserve the copy job. Start over from the beginning. appears on the touch screen when scanning, select OK and press the Stop button to cancel copying. After that, copy the documents that have not been finished copying.

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