How to Reset an IP6600d After Refilling Cartridges

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How to Reset an IP6600d After Refilling Cartridges
After refilling an ip6000d ink cartridge, the counter needs to be reset. (Used ink cartridges for recycling image by itsallgood from

The ink cartridges used by the Canon ip6600d inkjet printer have electronic counters embedded on the cartridge's computer chip. The counter starts at a high number and counts down to zero with each item that is printed. When the counter reaches zero, the printer assumes the cartridge is empty even if it has been refilled with ink. Refilled cartridges need to be reset to start the counter over again.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Start a print job. Press the "OK" button when the low ink window is displayed on the computer.

  2. 2

    Click "Yes" on the windows that asks if you want to continue printing.

  3. 3

    Click the "OK" button when the window is displayed asking if you want to continue using the ink cartridge that the printer has identified as being low.

  4. 4

    Press and hold the "Paper Feed" button on the printer for five seconds. A window appears indicating that the ink level counter is full.

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