Before you begin the scanning process, check to ensure that your Canon MX490 printer is turned on and ready to be used. Similarly, make sure that the necessary scanner drivers are installed on your computer. (Note: If you haven’t installed the scanner driver, do it right away to avoid problems when performing the scan operation).
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Follow the below instructions to download the Canon MX490 scanner driver for your Windows or Mac computer.
The recommended MX490 series CUPS printer driver file comes with the scanner driver for your Mac computer. You can download it from the printer’s official support page by referring to the instructions given above.
CANON MX490 SCANNER DRIVER WINDOWS 10
The Canon MX490 series full driver & software package contains the necessary scanner driver for your Windows 10 computer. To download the scanner driver, refer to the instructions given under the “Canon MX490 scanner driver download” section.
Both the devices (printer and computer) should be connected to scan and save a document to your computer. The following instructions explain how to scan a document and save its copy to a Windows computer over a wireless network.
You can scan a document or photo and attach it to an email message using the IJ Scan Utility. You can also use your Canon printer’s control panel to perform the “scan to email” operation. The following instructions explain how to scan an image and send it to email using the IJ Scan Utility.
The Canon MX490 printer comes with different scan options, and the “scan to USB” feature is one among them. It allows you to scan a document and save its copy to a USB-connected computer or an external device. The following instructions explain how to scan a document and save its copy to the USB-connected computer.
Install and use the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app to scan and save the document to your smartphone.
Scanning multiple pages with Auto Scan
Some common Canon MX490 scanner problems and the troubleshooting instructions for the same are explained below.
CANON MX490 NOT SCANNING