Each time the cartridge is removed from the Canon printer an empty cartridge message appears and a blinking amber light will come on, on the printer.
Turn off your printer and unplug.
Press and hold down the “Power” button, while simultaneously plugging the power source back into the wall.
Press and hold the “Cancel/Stop” button (while still holding down the power button) three times.
Release the power button and wait for ten seconds, until the printer screen says IDLE
Press the “right arrow” key on the printer until the screen reads Shipping Mode 3.
Press the “OK” button twice. At this point, a test page should print.
Open the top cover of the printer, as if you were going to change the ink cartridges.
Unplug the power source to the printer, without first turning it off with the “Power” button.
Remove the ink cartridges and close the cover.
Plug the printer power source back into the wall and press the “Power” button to turn it back on.
Replace the cartridges and the printer ink is full.