How do I get my Canon printer to print black and white only?

How do I get my Canon printer to print black and white only?

Print using black ink only

  1. Select File, then Print from your printer application to open the print dialog box.
  2. Select Quality & Media settings from the drop-down.
  3. Select Plain Paper as the Media Type.
  4. Select the checkbox for Grayscale Printing.
  5. Select Printing a composite document from the Print Mode.

Do Canon printers need both cartridges to print?

Printer cartridges can be replaced on an as needed basis! If one cartridge is running low, you do not have to replace the other colors at the same time. However, you do need to have all of the printer cartridges installed in the printer for it to work.

How do I bypass the code 1688?

Support Code = 1688 The ink has run out. Replace the ink cartridge and close the paper output cover. If printing is in progress and you want to continue printing, press the machine’s Stop button for at least 5 seconds with the ink cartridge installed. Then printing can continue under the ink out condition.

Can I print in black and white if I have no colored ink?

When a color ink cartridge is empty, the machine cannot make a color copy. If you press Color (Colour) Start, the Brother machine print black and white. Only Plain Paper can be chosen as the paper type. All other paper types will not allow the machine to make a copy.

How do I get my printer to print black and white only?

Find your printer, then select “Manage.” To set your print preferences, from the “Manage your device” window select “Printing preferences.” At the “Paper/Quality” section, in the color options select “Black & White.” Select “Ok” to save the changes.

What ink is PGBK?

PGBK and BK Defined The letters “PGBK” refer to Canon pigment black ink — the primary black ink used to print documents that feature mostly text instead of images or pictures. The ink is also often referred to as “Page Black” ink.

Can I print with just PGBK?

When the following settings are specified, Only PGBK (Black) does not function because the printer uses an ink tank other than PGBK (Black) to print documents. Do not detach the ink tank that is not in use. Printing cannot be performed while either ink tank is detached.