Explore ALL of the settings tree (1) pull down notifications (2) tap sprocket (3) explore there is likely a “feature” trying to help you comply with the insanity of Green Tyranny. There is no “saving” electricity unless you have a magical bucket imbued with this antiscience capability.
Is the client device correctly configured to communicate with the printer? If yes, and you installed the bloatware, you should be able to see ink levels from your computer. (1) Did you use only drivers? (2) Did you use a generic PCL driver? (3) Did you install the evil bloatware from canon? Is the client device connected via wifi, USB, or network shared USB?