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How to install Epson printer

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How to install Epson printer: Until a while ago you never needed it and those few times you needed to print this or that document you always asked for favors from friends and colleagues. However, things have changed over time, which is why you had to buy your first printer. After reading my guide dedicated to the subject and after having made all the necessary considerations, you have therefore well thought of opting for an Epson.

However, if you are here now and are reading these lines it seems clear to me that there was some problem. No, I am not referring to the purchase phase, but to the installation of the appliance. Not being at all practical in terms of computer science and new technologies, in fact, you have absolutely no clear ideas on how to proceed in this regard. Given the situation, you would therefore like to know how to install your Epson printer. I am wrong? No, here it is.

So let’s do this: take a few minutes of free time all for yourself, position yourself comfortably and start reading my tutorial dedicated to the topic in question. Together we will find out how to do this on Windows and Mac as well as on mobile, Android and iOS. I anticipate right away that, contrary to appearances, it is a fairly simple operation to perform. In any case, should you have further problems, at the end of the article you will also find a step dedicated to their possible resolution. Good job”!

Preliminary operations

Before telling you, in detail, what are the operations that must be carried out in order to install an Epson printer, it is necessary that you perform some preliminary operations useful for configuring the operation of the device. Let’s see immediately which ones.

First, take the printer out of its sales package and connect it to the mains using the relevant one power cord. Then put it into operation by pressing the appropriate button power button that you find on the front of the same.

Now if it’s a printer Wifi, connect it to the wireless network using the options attached to the LCD display. Then press on WiFi settings and then choose the option to make theWi-Fi guided installation. So choose the net to which you want to connect, type the password access (if required) and press the button OK.

If, on the other hand, your Epson printer does not support the wireless network or you prefer to connect it via Ethernet or USBuse the appropriate cables to establish the connection to the modem and / or to the computer by inserting them into the dedicated ports. That’s all!

Install the Epson printer

Once you have carried out the preliminary steps above, you are finally ready to take the real action and therefore to go and install your Epson printer. Below you will find explained how to proceed in the case of Windows And Mac and how to do it on mobile devices, Android And iOS.

On Windows

How to install Epson WiFi printer

If you are using a Windows PC, in order to install your Epson printer all you have to do is insert the Installation CD that you found in the sales package of the device. The disk allows you to carry out the wizard installation procedure of the printer but also contains the drivers to use the printer on the PC and the software to make the most of the device (e.g. to make corrections to the photos, to scan in case multifunction printers etc.).

Therefore, wait for the disk to start (if it does not happen automatically, you can do so by double clicking on the relative icon that you find in File Explorer / Windows Explorer) then follow the setup wizard that is proposed to you.

Keep in mind that depending on the Epson printer model you have, the steps you need to take may differ slightly. In any case, in principle what needs to be done is accept the terms of use of the service by selecting the appropriate box, always press the button Forwardselect the Epson printer reference at the appropriate time and follow the configuration options shown on the screen.

Should you encounter any problems while implementing the procedure I have just indicated, you can proceed as follows: open the Control panel through Start menuselect the item Hardware and sound (if you can’t see it, check that in the menu located in the upper right part of the on-screen window the item is selected Category), click on Devices and printersthen on Add printer and wait a few moments for the PC to detect the printer.

If the printer is not automatically detected, click on the link The printer I want is not listedchoose the configuration option you prefer and click on Forward. Then stick to the wizard you see appearing on the screen.

Once the installation is complete, you can set the Epson printer as default by going to the section Devices and printers of the Control panelby right clicking on the icon depicting yours printer present in the section Printers and choosing, from the menu that opens, the item Set as Default Printer.

On Mac

How to install Epson WiFi printer

If, on the other hand, what you are using is a Mac and you want to install your Epson printer, all you have to do is click on the System Preferences (the one with thegear) which is on Dock bar and then on the voice Printers and Scanners in the window you see appearing on your desk.

At this point, click on the button [+] which is at the bottom left and select the Epson printer name from the menu that opens. Wait a few moments for the selected printer to be connected and configured for use on the Mac and that’s it.

If you do not see the printer appear by doing this, select the item Add printer or scanner … from the menu that opened and click on printer name from the list in the tab Default. Then change, if you deem it appropriate, the name, location and technology used for printing using the fields below and click on add.

Can’t install your Epson printer even in this way? If it’s connected via Wi-Fi to the same network as your Mac, select the tab IP, type the relative IP address (you can retrieve it from the printer settings or in the router field) in the appropriate field, indicate the protocol to use (you can find out from the manual of your printer or its technical data sheet) and provide the other requested information. To conclude, click on add.

When the process is complete, you will find the printer in the list Printers, on the left side of the macOS system preferences section dedicated to printers and scanners. To set it as default, right-click on it and select Set default printer from the menu that opens.

On Android and iOS

How to print from mobile to Epson printer

As anticipated at the beginning, installing an Epson printer is also a feasible operation on smartphones and tablets, both Android and iOS. Furthermore, the procedure is much simpler than on a computer, especially if the reference Epson printer is wireless.

In this case, in fact, you just need to take advantage of the app Epson Print Enabler for Android or the service AirPrint Apple for iPhone and iPad (a large number of Epson wireless printers offer native compatibility with it).

To be more precise, as far as Android is concerned, all you have to do is install the application just mentioned by connecting to the relative one section of the Play Store directly from your device and by tapping on Install And Accept. Then share with it the documents or Web pages to be printed through the system menu and choose your printer from the list that is proposed to you.

Finally, press the button depicting a printer or on the item Press present in the new screen displayed and wait a few moments for the printing procedure to be started and completed

As for the iPhone and iPad, you just need to open the document or the reference Web page, tap on the icon of sharing (the rectangle with the arrow pointing up), press the button Press and select the printer in your possession from the proposed list.

Therefore, he regulates the print options attached to the new screen displayed and presses on the wording Press at the top right to confirm the execution of the operation. Et voila!

If, on the other hand, the Epson printer you are using does not support connection via Wi-Fi network or if you have an iPhone or iPad but the printer model you bought is not compatible with AirPrint or in any case if you are unable to carry out the above steps above, you can take advantage of the proprietary printing service Epson Connect or, again, of the service Google Cloud Print.

For more details in this regard, you can refer to my tutorial on how to print from mobile to Epson printer through which I proceeded to talk to you about the matter in great detail (note that, contrary to what the title implies, the guide is also valid for tablets). If, on the other hand, you want to receive general information on printing from Android, read my post on how to print from Android, while to get general information on the printer from iOS, read my guide on how to print from iPhone (also valid for iPad).

I also point out that you can be able to print from your smartphone or tablet even using some applications designed specifically for the purpose in question. To find out more, read my post dedicated to apps for printing.

In case of further problems

How to install Epson printer

Have you slavishly followed my instructions on how to install an Epson printer that I provided you with this tutorial but you still haven’t managed to complete the procedure? By putting my instructions on what to do into practice, some other hitch has arisen and you don’t know how to solve? Given the circumstances, the suggestion I would like to give you is to refer to the section dedicated to support found on the Epson website.

So, connect to the Web page in question, enter the exact name of your Epson printer model in the field in the center and select the relevant suggestion from those that appear.

Through the new page that will subsequently open you will be able to consult the manual and the complete documentation of the printer by going to the section Manuals and documentation. Scrolling further down the page, you can also access the section dedicated to frequently asked questions and see if the answers to your doubts are among the ready-made questions.

If necessary, you can also get in-person support by visiting a Epson center. To find out where the one closest to you is, click on the button Service centers present in the support home and fill in the fields displayed with the requested info. Then click on Search for and consult the list that appears.

However, keep in mind that often any problems encountered during the installation procedure can be traced back to the aforementioned driver which may be missing, out of date or damaged. For more info in this regard, I invite you to consult my tutorial dedicated specifically to Epson drivers.