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Using the Operation Panel

The operation panel consists of the ON button (A) and touch screen (B).

Touch the HOME screen on the touch screen with your finger tip to select menus for copying, scanning, and other functions.

A: ON button

B: touch screen

Basic Operation of the touch screen

Touch the touch screen lightly with your finger tip or move your finger to access various functions or settings.


  • When operating the touch screen, make sure to avoid the followings, which may cause the printer to malfunction or damage the printer.

    • Strongly pressing the touch screen.
    • Pressing the touch screen with other than your finger (especially with sharpened tips, such as on ballpoint pens, pencils, or nails).
    • Touching the touch screen with wet or dirty hands.
    • Placing any objects on the touch screen.
  • Do not attach a protective sheet on the touch screen. Removing it may damage the touch screen.


Touch lightly with your finger tip and immediately release.

Use to select an item or photo on the screen.


Touch lightly with your finger tip.

To move forward (or go back) menus or photos continuously, keep touching the forward (or back) mark.


Flick your finger on the screen up, down, left, or right.

Use to switch menus or move forward or backward through photos.


While lightly touching the screen, move your finger up, down, left, or right.

Use to view lists of items or move sliders.

Operations on the Home Screen

Display the menu screen or the settings screen from the Home screen.

  1. Basic menu

    Select to copy or scan using the operation panel. After selecting a basic menu, the particular menus are displayed.

  2. Network status

    Displays the current network status. Select to display the basic network information or to change the network settings.

    The icon differs depending on the network of use or the network status.

    Wireless LAN is enabled and the printer is connected to the wireless router.


    • Depending on the signal state, the icon will change.

      (Signal strength: 81 % or more): You can use the printer over a wireless LAN without any problems.

      (Signal strength: 51 % or more): The problem such as the printer cannot print may occur according to the network status. We recommends placing the printer near the wireless router.

      (Signal strength: 50 % or less): The problem such as the printer cannot print may occur. Place the printer near the wireless router.

    Wireless LAN is enabled but the printer is not connected to the wireless router.

    Wired LAN is enabled.

    Wireless Direct is enabled.

    Wireless LAN and Wired LAN are disabled.

  3. Cloud

    Displays the cloud's Main screen. You can use the services of PIXMA/MAXIFY Cloud Link.

  4. Setup

    Displays the printer's setting menus or the maintenance menus.

  5. Quick guide

    Displays the guides how to loading paper or how to replace the ink tank, or the troubleshooting.

Buttons on the touch screen

While operating on the touch screen, some buttons are displayed on the touch screen.

  1. HOME button

    Displays the HOME screen.

  2. Black button

    Starts black & white copying, scanning, etc.

  3. Color button

    Starts color copying, scanning, etc.

  4. Back button

    Returns the touch screen to the previous screen.

  1. Stop button

    Cancels operation when print, copy, or scan job is in progress.