When your printer shows you the error state message on its display, then the first thing that comes to your mind is why my canon printer in error state. This issue usually arises when your printer is faulty or the printer software. So, to fix this issue, you should check if the printer software is updated or not, and if it is not, then update it immediately. Else, check for any connectivity obstructions and fix issues with the device connectivity as soon as possible. Apart from this, you can install the latest printer drivers belonging to your printer model.