Print Results Are Unsatisfactory
If the print results are unsatisfactory due to white streaks, misaligned lines, or uneven colors, check the
paper and print quality settings first.
Do page size and media type settings match size and type of loaded paper?
If these settings do not match, it is not possible to obtain the proper result.
If you are printing a photograph or an illustration, an incorrect paper type setting may reduce the quality of the
Also, if you print with an incorrect paper type setting, the printed surface may be scratched.
In borderless printing, uneven coloring may occur depending on the combination of the paper type setting and
the loaded paper.
The method for checking the paper and print quality settings differs depending on what you are using your printer
For Windows, you can check media type settings using the printer driver.
Basic Printing Setup
Make sure appropriate print quality is selected on the computer.
Select a print quality suited to the paper and to what you are printing. If you notice blurs or uneven colors,
increase the print quality setting and retry the printing.
For Windows, you can check print quality settings using the printer driver.
Changing the Print Quality and Correcting Image Data
If problem is not resolved, check other causes.
See also the sections below:
Paper Is Blank/Printing Is Blurry/Colors Are Wrong/White Streaks Appear
Colors Are Unclear
Lines Are Misaligned
Paper Is Smudged / Printed Surface Is Scratched
Cannot Complete Printing
Lines Incomplete or Missing (Windows)
Images Incomplete or Missing (Windows)
Ink Blots / Paper Curl
Back of Paper Is Smudged
Uneven or Streaked Colors
If Printed Paper Has Been Discolored
Colors may fade with time if the printed paper is left for a long period of time.