When you have a new printer at home/office, you need to perform its initial setup. Once you complete this setup, you can start the software installation on your computer. If you have recently purchased the Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer and going to set it up for the first time, read the procedures on this page completely. We will make the entire setup convenient and simple for you to perform.
Contents Inside The Box
First, ensure that all the below contents are available inside your printer package.
Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer
CD-ROM for Product Setup
One Ink bottle of 522 (Black)
One Ink bottle each of 522 (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
Unpacking The Printer
Open the box and remove the ink bottles and manual from the package.
Next, remove the remaining contents from the box.
Slowly pull out the printer from the pack. Uncover the printer from the plastic cover.
After removing all the blue protective tapes from every side of your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer, lift the scanner lid.
Take out the protective tapes from the scanner glass and get rid of them.
Lower the scanner lid.
You can recycle the discarded packing and protective materials.
The next step is filling the ink tanks, which is explained in the upcoming section.
Filling The Ink Tanks
First, open the ink tank cover of the printer and flip open the ink tank cap.
Uncover one of the ink bottles from its package.
Now, confirm that the label on the ink tank matches the one on the ink bottle.
Slowly turn the ink bottle’s cap to open it and fill the ink into the respective ink tank.
When you see that the ink tank is filled, remove the ink bottle. Then, close it with its cap. You can now close the ink tank’s cap.
In the same way, fill the remaining ink into the printer’s ink tank.
After you have filled all the ink tanks, close the cover.
Connecting The Power Cord
First, get hold of the power cord provided with the printer package. Make sure that it is not damaged.
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer and the opposite end into a wall socket.
Raise the printer’s control panel. Press the Power button to turn on your printer. Pick your language on the printer screen and press OK.
Hit the Help button on the printer for 5 seconds. Next, hit the Start button to charge the ink.
Wait for some time to complete the ink charging process. Once done, the Power light will stop flashing.
Now, follow the on-screen prompts on your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer to adjust the print quality settings.
Loading The Paper
Flip the paper feeder guard and lift the paper support from the printer.
Adjust the paper width guide as far as possible.
Load a stack of fanned and aligned sheets into the tray and adjust the paper width guide to the edges of the stack.
Pull out the output tray from the printer.
Raise the paper stopper.
Now, go to the control panel and finish the paper settings.
You can complete the printer’s hardware setup by following the above instructions.
Once you download and install the printer software on your computer/device, the entire Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer setup will be over.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Driver Download
The driver helps your printer accept the data sent from the computer/device and complete the required task. By following the below instructions, you can download and install the Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer driver on your computer.
First, open the default web browser on your computer.
Visit the official support page of your printer.
Under the Search By Product Name option, type in your printer model name in the search box.
Otherwise, browse your printer model name by selecting the Printers category below the Product Type section.
Next, you need to select your printer type from the list and choose your respective printer model name.
Click on the Downloads tab.
Here, choose your operating system from the drop-down list and click the GO button.
Choose the Epson EcoTank ET-2800 driver file you want to download from the list and click on the Download button.
Now, the chosen printer driver will start to download on your computer/device.
If you follow the above instructions, you can complete the driver download on your computer.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Driver Install
To install the printer driver, you can either use the installation CD or run the downloaded driver file on your computer. Perform the below steps to install the driver on your computer.
If you have the software installation CD, insert it into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Perform the on-screen instructions to finish the driver installation on your computer.
In case you have downloaded the driver from your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer’s official support page, launch the executable file and start the installation process.
In the “User Account Control” dialog box, click the Yes button. Click the OK button to confirm.
Now, the Epson Driver Package will start to install in the Setup window.
Read the “EPSON END USER SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT” and click the Accept button in the License Agreement window.
Review the information in the Additional Agreements window and select the appropriate option from the list. Click the Next button.
In the window that pops up, choose the “I finished filling the ink tanks” checkbox and click Next. Now, the required software and drivers will start to install on your computer.
In the “Select the Software to install” window, choose the respective software from the list and click the Install button.
Perform the on-screen instructions and complete the driver installation.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Wireless Setup
Using the WPS method, you can quickly connect your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer to the Wi-Fi network. Follow the below instructions to complete the Wi-Fi setup on your printer.
Before connecting your printer to a Wi-Fi network, make sure your router or access point supports the WPS button.
Press the WPS button on your router.
Next, go to the printer’s control panel and press the Home button.
Use the arrow buttons to select the Settings option and hit OK.
Choose the Network Settings option using the arrow button and press the OK button on your printer’s control panel.
Hit the arrow button to select the Wi-Fi Setup option and press OK.
Pick the Wi-Fi (Recommended) option and press the OK button.
Again, hit the OK button.
Choose the Push Button Setup (WPS) option by pressing the arrow buttons.
Hit the OK button.
Follow the prompts on your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer’s LCD and complete the Wi-Fi setup.
If the network connection is successful, you can see the blue Wi-Fi icon on your printer’s LCD screen.
On your printer’s control panel, press the Home button if necessary.
Press the arrow buttons to select the Settings option and hit OK.
Here, select the Network Settings option using the arrow button and press the OK button on your printer’s control panel.
Hit the arrow buttons to choose the Wi-Fi Setup option and press OK.
Pick the Wi-Fi (Recommended) option and press the OK button.
Again, hit the OK button.
Now, press the arrow button to select Wi-Fi Setup Wizard and press the OK button on your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer’s control panel.
Go ahead and choose your wireless network name by pressing the arrow buttons.
Hit the OK button.
If your wireless network name doesn’t appear on the printer’s screen, enter it manually.
Pick Other SSIDs and then press the OK button.
Type your network name and password in the given fields and hit OK.
You should now press the Start button to print the network setup report. Then, press OK to exit.
When the network connection is successful, you can see the blue Wi-Fi icon on your printer’s LCD screen.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Usb Setup
By performing the USB connection setup, you can easily connect your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer to your computer and complete the installation. To do so, perform the procedure given here.
Turn on your Epson printer, if it is turned off.
Ensure that the printer and computer are not connected using a USB cable.
Perform the printer driver installation on the computer.
Continue with the on-screen instructions until you come across the screen for choosing the connection type. Here, select the option for the USB connection.
Proceed with the instructions. When you are prompted to connect your devices, use the USB cable and connect your printer and computer.
Ensure that the cable is connected securely at both end ports.
Select the Start menu from the main screen on your computer.
Open the Settings window. Choose the Printers & Scanners option from the left menu panel of the window.
Click on the Add a printer or scanner option.
Pick your printer from the available list in the displayed window.
The printer installation window will appear on the screen.
Now, execute the on-screen instructions to perform your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer’s USB setup.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Print Setup
Initially, load a stack of plain white sheets into the paper tray.
Now, you need to open the document you want to print from your computer.
Click on the File tab at the top-left corner of the window.
Next, choose the Print option from the drop-down list.
If necessary, select your printer’s name from the Name drop-down list.
Next, click the Properties or Preferences button to view the print settings.
Here, select the Main tab from the top-left side of the window.
Click on the Paper Source, Document Size, and Orientation fields (one at a time) and choose the desired options from their drop-down lists.
In the same way, click on the Paper Type drop-down list and choose the type of paper you are using to print.
Click the Quality field and choose the option you want to use from the drop-down list. You can change any other print settings if necessary.
Click the OK button.
Now, the Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer will start to print your document.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Troubleshooting
If you encounter any problem with your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer, you can use the relevant troubleshooting method to fix it. By following the below instructions, you can troubleshoot and solve the problems with your printer.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Printer Offline
Sometimes, when you start to print from your computer, you might get the “printer offline” error. However, you can quickly solve this issue by following the below instructions.
Check The Printer Status
On your Windows computer, click on the Start menu and launch the Control Panel window. In this window, go ahead and choose the Hardware and Sounds option.
Next, select the Devices and Printers option from the list.
When the Devices and Printers section opens up, right-click on your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer’s icon. From the displayed results, pick the See what’s printing option.
In the small window that is displayed, click on the Printer tab at the top.
Here, go on and uncheck the Use Printer Offline option from the drop-down list.
Next, check whether the printer is back in online mode.
If the issue continues, just set your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer as the default machine on your computer.
Epson Ecotank Et-2800 Not Printing
If you are facing this issue while using your printer wirelessly with your computer, verify the connectivity between your devices. To do so, perform the below steps.
Check The Connectivity
First, check whether the power cord is connected properly to the printer's rear and the other end is plugged into the electrical socket.
Make sure to turn on your printer.
If you connect your printer and computer using a USB cable, confirm that the cable is connected correctly.
Suppose you are connecting the devices using a Wi-Fi network, ensure that the Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer and your computer are connected to the same wireless network.
Now, check whether your printer is printing.
If it does not work, reinstall the printer driver by following the below instructions.
Reinstall The Printer Driver
If you want to reinstall the printer driver, you need to uninstall the existing one from your computer. Follow the below instructions to reinstall the printer driver.
Select the Start button on your computer’s main screen. Then, type “control panel” into the search bar.
Choose Control Panel from the search results. Here, select the Programs option.
In the next window, click on the Programs & Features option.
Now, navigate to your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer driver from the list and right-click on the driver icon.
Select the Uninstall option from the drop-down list. Confirm this action in the dialog box that appears.
After uninstalling the printer driver, you need to reinstall it on your computer using the installation CD.
Otherwise, download and install the driver using the official support page of your printer.
When you are done with the driver installation, perform a test print and check if the issue is solved.
You can now troubleshoot and fix your printer issues by following the above methods.
In case you have any other issues regarding your Epson EcoTank ET-2800 printer, contact our technical experts using the call option on this page.