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PRINTER SETUP

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Epson WF 2850

Epson WF-2850 Setup

The Epson WF 2850 printer uses the 4-color drop-on-demand MicroPiezo Inkjet printing technology to perform the print, scan, copy and fax operations. To Epson WF-2850 setup, make use of the steps given below.

  1. Open the product box. 
  2. Take the Epson printer and its components out of the box.
  3. Remove the packing tapes present inside and outside of the printer.
  4. Now, connect the printer into an electrical outlet using the power cord. 
  5. Press the Power button on the printer’s control panel to turn it ON.
  6. Set the basic preferences as per your desire by following the instructions displayed on the printer’s screen.
  7. Open the scanner unit. Unpack the ink cartridges.  
  1. Place the ink cartridges into their slots and close the scanner unit. 
  2. Pull the rear paper support out of the printer. Insert a stack of plain paper in the paper support.
  3. Pull the output tray out of the printer.
  4. If you wish to use your printer for the Fax operation, connect a phone cord to your Epson WF-2850 setup and perform the prompts displayed on the device screen.
  5. Now, install the printer driver on your computer. 
  6. Connect your printer to the computer over a wireless, Wi-Fi Direct, or a USB cable connection.
  7. Finally, try a test print.

Epson WF-2850 Driver Download

  1. Click the Driver Download button provided on this screen.
  2. Now, the Epson WF 2850 printer driver files available for your current OS will be downloaded.
  3. If you wish, you can also download the printer driver from the official Epson site.

Epson WF-2850 Manual Download

  1. Click the Manual Download button provided on this screen.
  2. Now, a soft copy of the Epson WF-2850 setup’s user guide will be downloaded on your computer.
  3. Like the printer driver, the user manual is also available for download in the official site of Epson.

Epson WF-2850 Driver Install

For Windows:

  1. Insert the setup-CD into your computer’s CD drive.
  2. Open the driver file by double-clicking on it.
  3. Make sure to connect your printer to the computer only when prompted during the installation process.
  4. Select the connection type and other options. Then, follow the prompts displayed on the screen.
  5. Once the printer driver is installed on your computer, perform a test print.

For Mac:

  1. Double-click on the downloaded printer driver file.
  2. If prompted, enter your Mac computer’s password in the given field.
  3. Choose the connection type of your desire in the installation wizard.
  4. Perform the instructions displayed to complete the installation.
  5. Finally, print a test page from the Mac computer.

Epson Wf 2850 Wifi Setup

  1. Open the Epson WF 2850 printer driver file on your Windows computer.
  2. Connect the computer to the same wireless network to which the printer is to be connected.
  3. Perform the prompts displayed on the screen.
  4. Choose the Wireless connection option on the Select Your Connection screen.
  5. Now, power on your Epson WF-2850 setup if it is turned OFF.
  6. Go to the Network Connection Settings screen by tapping the Wireless icon.
  7. Select Wi-Fi (Recommended) > Start Setup or Change Settings > Wi-Fi Setup Wizard. Choose your wireless network from the networks list and enter its password in the given field.
  8. Select the OK button. Once your Epson WF 2850 printer is connected to the wireless network, return to the driver installation wizard, and complete the remaining steps.
  9. Finally, try to perform a test print from your computer to the printer over the wireless network connection.

Guide: Change Ink Cartridge on Epson WF-2850

  1. Make sure that the Epson WF-2850 setup is turned ON.
  2. Once the ink cartridge is expended, you will see a message on the printer’s LCD screen prompting you to replace it. 
  3. Select the Yes, replace now option to replace the cartridge. 
  4. If you’re replacing the cartridge before you see this message, then go to Maintenance, select Ink Cartridge(s) Replacement > Next > Start.
  5. Now, open the scanner unit.
  6. Gently, take the expended cartridge out of the printer.
  7. Unpack the new cartridge, insert it into its slot and close the scanner unit.
  8. Now, try to perform a test print to check the print quality.

How to Connect Epson WF-2850 to Computer?

Using the Direct USB connection:

  1. First, get a USB cable that is compatible with your printer.
  2. Make sure not to connect the cable until prompted during the installation process.
  3. Now, run the driver installer file on your Windows computer.
  4. Accept the end-user license agreement and other conditions by clicking the I Agree or Accept button.
  5. When prompted, select Direct USB connection as the connection type and connect the printer to your computer using the USB cable.
  6. Complete the printer driver installation by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

Steps: Epson WF-2850 How to Load Paper

  1. First, get a stack of plain paper.
  2. Make sure to load paper only after the printer completes the ink charging process. 
  3. Now, pull out your Epson WF-2850 setup’s rear paper support.
  4. Move the edge guides to the ends.
  5. Load paper properly. Now, move the edge guides towards the paper.
  6. When prompted, select the paper settings as per your desire.
  7. Now, pull the output tray out of the printer.

How to Print on Epson WF-2850 Printer?

  1. Make sure the printer and the computer are connected. Also, load enough paper on the printer.
  2. On your computer, open the document you want to print.
  3. Go to the Printing Preferences dialog box.
  4. Select your printer and set other print preferences as per your desire.
  5. Click OK on the Printing Preferences dialog box.
  6. Now, the selected document will be printed by your printer.

Epson Wf 2850 Double Sided Printing

  1. Open the document to be printed on your Windows computer connected to the Epson WF-2850 setup.
  2. Click File > Print.
  3. On the Printing Preferences dialog box, select your printer if required.
  4. Select the ON option from the 2-sided printing drop-down menu.
  5. Now, click the Settings button.
  6. Set other printer preferences as per your needs.
  7. After configuring the print preferences, click the OK button.
  8. Now, the selected document will be printed.

How to Scan on Epson WF-2850?

Using the printer’s control panel:

  1. First, check if you have installed the necessary scan software on your computer.
  2. If not, install it first.
  3. Now, open the scanner cover and load the original document on it.
  4. Press the Home button.
  5. Select Scan > Computer, Cloud, or WSD.
  6. Set the scan preferences as per your desire.
  7. Finally, press the Start button.
  8. Now, the original document will be scanned by your printer.

Guide: Epson Wf 2850 Scan Double Sided

  1. Launch the Epson Scan software on your computer.
  2. Place the document you want to scan in the ADF feeder.
  3. Select the ADF-Double-sided option on the Epson Scan software screen.
  4. Set the scan preferences as per your desire and click OK.
  5. Now, the document will be scanned and saved on your computer
Epson Wf 2850 Scan Double Sided

How to Fax With Epson WF-2850?

  1. Initially, make sure that you have configured the Fax settings on your Epson WF-2850 setup correctly.
  2. Now, place the document to be faxed on the printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF feeder.
  3. Press the Home button.
  4. Select the Fax option.
  5. Select or enter the fax recipients manually.
  6. Set the Fax settings as per your needs.
  7. Finally, press the Start button.
  8. Now, the document will be faxed to the recipient.

Epson WF 2850 Firmware Update

Using Epson Software Updater

  1. First, download and install the Epson Software Updater tool on your computer.
  2. Launch the Epson Software Updater tool.
  3. From the drop-down menu, select your Epson printer model.
  4. Now, if the latest firmware is available for your Epson WF-2850 setup, then it will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Click the checkbox beside the Firmware Updater option followed by the Install item(s) button.
  6. Complete the firmware update process by following the on-screen instructions.

Epson Wf-2850 Firmware Downgrade

  1. Download and install the Recovery Mode Firmware tool.
  2. Turn off your Epson printer if it is turned ON.
  3. Now, launch the Recovery Mode Firmware tool.
  4. Complete the firmware downgrade process by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
  5. Once the firmware is downgraded, power on your printer.
Epson Wf-2850 Firmware Downgrade

Epson WF-2850 Troubleshooting Guidance

Some of the common problems encountered by theEpson WF-2850 setup users are printer not printing, paper jam, setup problem, network problem, and printer offline. To get remote assistance on the same or the other printer issues, contact us.