How to install Epson printer setup

Epson printer is the most amazing printer known for its excellent workforce and efficiency. These days there are many brands of printers but the Epson printer is one of the top-most printers. Like any other printer the Epson also can do print, fax, scan & copy but it provides the excellent quality of print-outs to the customers.

You can setup Epson printer in two ways:

·       USB Cable Setup

·       Wireless Printer Setup

In both of the setup what is the most important part is that would be the printer driver. First of all that needs to be installed on the device on which you want to setup the printer.

For installing the driver of the printer you have to simply follow the steps one-by-one:

·         First of all, go to the Epson official website by typing their website address on the web browser.

·         Then further click on the product model name by going through the search box and then select the same printer model from the list.

·         Select the particular printer in the list and click on the support.

·         That will therefore show you all the list of Epson Printer drivers for windows and mac to download.

·         Select your windows model driver of the Epson printer and then click on the download button and then it will start downloading the driver.

·         After downloading the Epson printer driver run the driver in order to complete the installation process of the printer.

·         Perform all the steps of installation one-by-one as per sequence order.

·         Once done, click on the Finish button to complete the procedure.

The Epson Printer drivers should be always updated so that the printer will always work faster without causing any issue.

For that you can use the Epson printer driver update tool

• This tool is to be used with Epson Printer models to automatically update the Epson printer software. Download the tool, run it to update the software automatically.

• To get the tool visit the Epson printer software download page and start your search.

• Open the tool after download completes, run it properly and the software will be updated automatically.

Navigate to our website when you like to know the Epson Printer Software Setup complete guide in detail.

It is always recommended and mentioned everywhere that before the Installation of any types of printer drivers, the user should remove all the old drivers from their system that had been previously installed.

UPDATING THE EPSON PRINTER FIRMWARE (through Download and installation of the latest version)

Firmware releases are used for updating new features and for correcting the functionality, hence it is always recommended to make an update of the latest version of firmware which is available for your printer.

1. Open the Internet browser for opening Epson Drivers and Downloads website.

2. Fill in the model number of your printer for getting a concise list of all the drivers specifically for your printer model and then make a click on Search.

3. Then, under the option of the computer Operating system, use the drop-down menu for selecting your system operation system.

4. Locate the file that is listed as new firmware under the option in Download list. If no firmware is displayed there then move on to the next oldest Operating system of the device.

5. The user has to make a note of the file name that is shown there as firmware. The user must know it easily after the downloading of that file.

6. Click on the option of Download which is located to the right of the file.

7. The user might need to save a file or the process of the file Download might get started automatically when prompted.

8. Once the downloading of the file gets completed, the web browser will then prompt the user the option for opening the Downloads folder.

9. The user needs to do a right-click on the file that has been downloaded and then make a click on properties of that file.

10. The user needs to Select or make a click on the tab of COMPATIBILITY.

11. Therefore, the user needs to a click on the option of Change Settings for All Users on the device.

12. The user needs to click on the box which is located next to ‘Run this program in compatibility mode for’.

13. The user needs to choose the Operating system that matches the same Operating system of the downloaded driver by using the drop-down menu list.

14. Then click on Apply and after that click on OK.

15. In the next step click on Ok again.

16. Make a right-click on the Epson printer driver file and then make a click on Run as Administrator.

17. Then it will prompt a screen for User Account Control. If it does, make a click on YES for proceeding further for installation and then go on all the following steps one by one that appear on your screen in order to install the firmware.

Epson Printer Setup


For Installing  Epson printer for windows, you can follow the following mentioned steps:

1.Turn the Epson printer on.

2.Open the official website of Epson and select for downloading and installing the Windows version of Epson Connect printer setup utility.

3.Checkmark the agreement and select NEXT option.

4.Click on the INSTALL option.

5.You will then find a list of products on the menu, choose your product in the menu and then select NEXT option.

6.Now, click on Printer Registration and then click on Next.

7.Then, click on AGREE and again click on NEXT.

8.You will then see a ‘Register a printer to Epson Connect’ appear on the screen. Click on OKAY then. 

9.Now, you can either create a new account or continue with the existing one by signing up.

10.Now select CLOSE.


1.Switch on your Epson printer.

2.Open the official website of Epson as done earlier for windows. Now go on to downloading and installing the Mac version of Epson Connect Printer Setup Utility.

3.Click on Continue option

4.Again click on the option of CONTINUE and then click on Agree.

5.Then click on INSTALL and then select CLOSE.

6.Now choose your printer and then select NEXT.

However, if you don’t find any window pop-up, you can do the installation of Epson printer by opening Finder and then clicking on the APPLICATION option. Here, click on Epson Software and then click on the Epson Connect printer setup.

7.Select Printer Registration and then make a click on Next, then select OK.

8.Tick mark the checkbox ‘I accept the terms and conditions’ by scrolling the content down, then select NEXT.

9.You can either create a new account and continue with the existing one.

10.Select CLOSE. 


How to resolve Epson Printer Offline Mac & Windows.

Printers often show offline error. If you are getting Epson printer offline Mac & windows, then you are at the right place.

Read the full post and no matter which platform you use, be it Windows or Mac you will get all the help that you need to resolve this ever annoying error.

Check your Epson printer for any malfunction

Epson printer Offline error may be due to the printer malfunctioning. You can check if there is an issue with the printer by printing the nozzle check pattern. If the printer can print, then you can rule out the problem to be with the printer.

  • Ensure that there a paper sheets in the tray.
  • Now navigate to the setup using the arrow keys on the printer control panel and press ok.
  • Go to maintenance menu and then press ok.
  • In the menu, choose the nozzle check option.
  • Your printer will print the nozzle check pattern.
  • If the printer is able to print the nozzle check pattern, it means your printer is working correctly.

Cancel any pending print job

  • In Windows 10 press the start button.
  • Enter ‘control panel’ in the search box.
  • When the control panel window opens, select hardware and sounds and then go to Devices and printers.
  • You will see the icon of your printer with the printer name written below it.
  • Right-click on your Epson printer icon and go to what’s printing option.
  • If you see any paused print job, then right-click on it and click cancel.
  • This will cancel the pending print job.

Epson printer’s Use Printer Offline feature can cause the offline error – so disable it.

  • Press the Windows key and R key at once.
  • A search box will open, in the box type control and press the Ok button.
  • Control panel window will open, choose the Device and Printer option.
  • Your printer’s icon will be present there, right-click on it and then choose what’s printing.
  • Press the Printer tab.
  • A drop-down menu will open up. See if there is a tick mark at the use printer offline options.
  • If there is a tick mark, uncheck it.
  • Once again press on the printer tab and choose set as default printer.
  • Close the window and check your printer’s status.

Remove your Epson printer and reinstall it.

Removing and reinstalling the printer might do the trick and bring it back online.

  • Press the windows key and R key from the keyboard simultaneously.
  • A search dialogue box will appear, enter devmgmt.msc and press ok.
  • A window showing all the devices attached to your computer will open.
  • Find your printer’s name and right-click on it.
  • From the menu, click on uninstall.
  • Close the window and once again press the Windows key and the R key at the same time.
  • In the search dialog box that appears, type control and press enter.
  • Control panel window will open, choose Device and Printer.
  • Right on the window and press add printer.
  • Now choose the option ‘Add a network, wireless, or Bluetooth printers.’
  • Choose add printer using TCP/IP address or hostname.
  • In the next window, enter the IP address and port name of your printer and click next.
  • This will reinstall your Epson printer on your windows computer.

Epson printer offline Mac troubleshooting

Mac has slightly different settings then windows, so the troubleshooting steps also differs a bit from windows; nonetheless, they are easy to follow and will undoubtedly resolve the Epson printer offline Issue on your Mac.

Printer resetting in system preferences

  • Click on the apple icon from the top menu bar and then go to system preferences.
  • A small window will open; from there choose Printers and Scanners.
  • Another window will open, and on the left side of the window, you will see the icon of your Epson printer with its name.
  • press it and then from the menu that appears choose reset the printing system.

Remove your printer once from your Mac system and then add it again.

  • Click the apple icon.
  • Select system preferences.
  • Now choose Printers and Scanners.
  • You will see your printer’s name and icon.
  • Now press the minus (-) sign. This will remove your Epson printer from your Mac computer.
  • Now press the Plus (+) sign and from the drop-down menu select your printer.
  • This will again add your printer to the printer queue of your Mac computer.
  • Print something to see if the problem is solved.

Update your printer’s software on Mac

Faulty or corrupted software can also prevent communication between your printer and the computer. This will result in the Epson printer offline error on Mac. Updating to the latest soft may help rectify the issue.

  • Click on the Apple icon and then choose system preferences option.
  • Select the software update option.
  • If there is a software update for your printer, it will be listed.
  • Install the update.

These troubleshooting steps must have resolved the issue. You can comment on any specific problem you are facing with your printer in the comment section; we will get back to you with the possible solutions.