Can’t Figure Out How To Connect Your Epson Wireless Printer To Wi-Fi Follow These Simple Tricks

Can’t Figure Out How To Connect Your Epson Wireless Printer To Wi-Fi? Follow These Simple Tricks

Imagine being able to print wirelessly from multiple devices. You won’t have to hook each device with a bunch of snake cables.

Convenient right? With an Epson wireless printer, you can do all that plus move your printer from room to room. That is, of course, if you connect Epson printer to Wi-Fi correctly. 

But unfortunately, connecting wireless printer is not a layman’s task. Don’t worry though, here at Printer Support USA, we help hundreds of clients with their printer tech frustrations every day. And today, we have put forth the super-easy steps for an Epson printer wireless setup especially for you.

So, read this till the end to be able to enjoy hassle-free printing experiences!

Connecting Wireless Printer Via A Wireless Setup Hazard

If your Epson wireless printer has a touchscreen, you can use its wireless setup wizard tool for connecting it to Wi-Fi. Here’s how –

How To Connect Epson Printer To Wi-Fi Via Wireless Setup Wizard Tool

  1. Make sure the printer is on and within the range of your Wi-Fi network.
  2. Select the Home button on the control panel.
  3. Click on Wi-Fi setup and press OK.
  4. Select the Wi-Fi network on the screen and then press OK.
  5. A popup window showing “Setup Complete” will show up on the screen. This implies you are done successfully connecting wireless printer. 

Connecting Wireless Printer Via WPS

You can also connect the wireless printer to Wi-Fi via your device’s Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). With this method, you can connect the printer to a wireless network even if you don’t know its name. Just make sure you have the wireless router in hand to complete these steps.

How To Connect Epson Printer To Wi-Fi Via WPS

  1. Make sure the printer is on and within the range of the Wi-Fi network.
  2. Find the WPS button on the router and select it.
  3. Click the Home button on the printer.
  4. Find the Wi-Fi Setup button and click OK.
  5. Click the Push Button Setup (WPS) and click OK.
  6. A set of instructions will appear on the printer’s screen. Follow them to complete the connecting wireless printer setup process. 
  7. After completing the instructions, you will see a Wi-Fi Icon with green connection bars on the top left corner of your device screen. This means you are good to go!

Troubleshooting Epson Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues

I. Check The Printer Setup

Facing trouble connecting wireless printer? It may be because your wireless printer isn’t connected to your computer correctly. Here’s how you can check and set up your Epson wireless printer on both Windows and Mac computers:

Checking Epson Wireless Printer Setup On Windows

  1. Make sure the wireless printer is on. Then, click Start on your computer.
  2. Click on Settings > Devices> Printers & Scanners.
  3. Can’t find your wireless printer listed? Select Add A Printer Or Scanner. Wait for the computer to find nearby printers.
  4. Select your Epson wireless printer once you find it. 
  5. Click on Add Device and enter the password if asked.
  6. Lastly, make sure your wireless printer is now listed in the Printers & Scanners section.

Checking Epson Wireless Printer Setup On MAC

  1. For connecting wireless printer on MAC, select the Apple menu on the top-left corner of the computer screen. 
  2. Click System Preferences> Printers & Scanners or Print & Scan.
  3. Don’t see your Epson printer listed? Click on the + icon and select the printer from the list.
  4. Choose the wireless printer’s software or driver in the Use field. Click Add.

II. Factory Reset The Wireless Epson Printer

You can also resolve your printer’s Wi-fi connectivity issues by resetting the printer’s settings. Follow the below steps and then try connecting wireless printer to your Wi-Fi. 

NOTE – You will lose any manual settings on your wireless printer by performing a factory reset.

Steps To Factory Reset Epson Wireless Printer

  1. Press the Home button in the wireless printer’s control panel.
  2. Click on Setup and select OK.
  3. Select the Restore Default Settings option and press OK.
  4. Click on Reset Network Settings and click OK.
  5. A pop-up menu will appear now. Select YES and press OK.

III. Try Installing And Updating Drivers

Installing And Updating Epson Printer Drivers On Windows

  1. Select Start> Devices> Printers and Scanners. Find the Print Server Properties from the Related Settings button.
  2. From the Drivers section, select the printer’s drivers. Then, click on Remove Driver And Driver Package under the Remove button and select OK.
  3. Go back to the Printer Server Properties window. Click Drivers>Add. Reinstall the printer driver by using the Printer Driver Wizard option.

MAC Driver Installation and Update for Epson Printers

  1.  From the window’s upper left corner, choose the Apple menu. Go to System Preferences.
  2. Locate the Printers & Scanners or Print & Scan option. Next, select the Plus button in the bottom left corner.
  3. Click the – button after choosing your Epson printer.
  4.  If a pop-up menu appears, choose the Plus button.
  5. From the list, select your Epson printer. Select one of the following options by clicking the Use menu:
  • Use the software for the installed printer

Locate the software for your wireless printer by clicking Select Software, then click OK.

  • Utilize AirPrint

If you have a USB cable connected to an AirPrint-compatible printer, choose the AirPrint option. Your Epson printer doesn’t support AirPrint if you are unable to locate it in the popup menu.

Still Can’t Connect The Epson Wireless Printer?

If you have tried these steps and still couldn’t fix your connectivity problem, Printer Support USA is round around the corner. We offer fast and reliable online support for all kinds of printer issues.

Schedule an online appointment for connecting wireless printer. Our certified technicians will get your Epson wireless printer up and running in no time. Connect TODAY!

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