Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Setup Guide

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 is a multi-functional printer that supports printing over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection. You can also perform the print operation from a hand-held device such as an Android or iOS device using the Epson Connect Email Print, Epson iPrint Mobile App, Scan to Cloud, AirPrint, and Mopria options. The initial printer setup and driver installation are quite easy and simple to perform. Proceed with the instructions given below to Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup for the first time.

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Setup

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Printer Unboxing and Driver Install

Unbox Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Printer

  1. First, unpack the new Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 printer package.
  2. Take out the printer and the accessories such as power cord, installation CD, and a set of genuine ink bottles.
  3. Remove all the packing materials surrounding the printer.
  4. Ensure to remove the protective materials from inside the printer.
  5. Now, unpack the ink bottles.
  6. Open the ink tank cover of the Epson printer.
  7. Fill the ink tanks correctly.
  8. After filling the ink tanks, close the ink tank cover.
  9. You can refer to the pictorial representation available in the printer’s user guide for filling the ink tanks.
  10. Now, connect the power card between your Epson printer and the power outlet.
  11. Press the Power button on the printer’s control panel.
  12. Once your Epson printer turns ON, set the preferences as per your need.
  13. Press the OK button on your Epson printer’s Control Panel as soon as the Start Here message is displayed on the product’s LCD screen.
  14. Now, pull the paper tray completely towards you.
  15. Adjust the paper guides of the paper tray.
  16. Place a stack of paper in the paper tray.
  17. After that, push the tray into the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup.
  18. Now, on your Windows or Mac system, begin the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 printer software installation 
  19. Make sure to select the correct connection type during the driver installation process.
  20. After completing the driver installation, try to perform a test print.
  21. If you have any queries related to the Epson printer setup and driver installation, click the Call or Call Us button provided on this screen.

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Driver for Windows 10

Steps to Download EcoTank Pro ET5880 Driver:

  1. From your Windows 10 computer’s web browser, navigate to the Epson printer’s official site.
  2. Search for the Epson EcoTank ET Pro ET5880 printer and select it.
  3. On your Epson printer’s support page, click the Downloads 
  4. Select your operating system from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click the Download 
  6. From the list of the printer driver, select the driver file you wish to install on your Windows 10 system.
  7. Now, the selected print driver file will start to download.

Steps To Install EcoTank Pro ET5880 Driver on Windows 10:

  1. Open the downloaded Epson printer driver file on your Windows 10 computer.
  2. Go through the prompted instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
  3. Select the connection type when prompted.
  4. Perform the connectivity process as instructed on the printer screen.
  5. After the printer driver installation process is finished, try to perform a test print to check its functions.
Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Printer Setup

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Driver for Mac

  1. Locate and click the Driver Download Mac button provided on this web page. Wait for the driver file to download
  2. Once it is done, open the downloaded Epson printer driver file on your Mac system.
  3. Enter your Mac system’s security key when prompted.
  4. Click the OK button on the confirmation dialog box.
  5. Select the connection type and extra driver files when prompted.
  6. Finish the Epson printer driver installation.
  7. Finally, try to perform a test print.

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Manual Download

    You can download the soft copy of the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup’s user guide from this website by clicking the Manual Download button provided on this screen.
  • Once it is done, open the downloaded user guide in your system’s PDF viewer.
  • Utilize the user guide as per your needs.

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Toner Replacement

  1. The Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 printer contains four ink tanks. If the ink tanks become empty or low, then you can refill them by purchasing the new ink bottles.
  2. First, check which ink tank is empty.
  3. Then, purchase the ink bottle for the same.
  4. Open the tank cover of the ink, which is empty.
  5. Fill the ink tank properly.
  6. Make sure not to overfill the ink tank.
  7. Close the ink tank cover.
  8. Try to perform a test print to check the printer functions.
Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Setup Toner Replacement

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Wireless Setup

Perform the troubleshooting instructions given below to set up your Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 printer on a Windows system over a wireless network.

Using the WPS Method:

  1. Switch on your Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup
  2. If required, press the Home button on your printer’s home screen.
  3. Tap the Wi-Fi 
  4. Now, the Network Connection Settings window will appear on your printer’s LCD screen.
  5. Select Router > Start Setup or Change Settings > Push Button Setup (WPS).
  6. Go through the instructions displayed on your printer’s screen to complete the setup.
  7. Once your Epson printer is connected to the wireless network, open the printer driver file in the Windows or Mac system.
  8. Finish the driver installation by following the instructions displayed in the driver installation wizard.
  9. After completing the driver installation, try to perform a test print or scan operation.

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Scan to Computer

  1. Before you begin the Scan to Computer operation, make sure that your Epson EcoTank Pro ET 5880 printer and the system are connected to the same network connection.
  2. Now, open the scanner door and place the document to be scanned on the scanner glass.
  3. Press the Home 
  4. Select the Scan 
  5. Now, the Scan to window will open.
  6. Choose the Computer 
  7. From the list of devices, select your computer and set the other scan preferences.
  8. After making the required preferences, press the Send 
  9. Now, your Epson printer will start to scan the document that you have placed on the scanner glass.
  10. Once the scanning is done, the scanned copy will be saved on your computer in the selected format.

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting is the process of solving printer issues by performing certain steps instructed by the experts. The below explains some of the common printer issues faced by the users and their troubleshooting instructions.

Solved: Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Offline Issue

The Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup offline issue is one of the common problems faced by most printer users. You can resolve this issue easily by performing the instructions advised by the experts. The below section covers some of the troubleshooting instructed by the experts.

  1. As soon as the printer offline message is displayed on your desktop or laptop screen, check if the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 printer is turned ON.
  2. If not, turn on your printer and then try to perform the print operation.
  3. If your Epson printer remains OFF, check the power cord.
  4. Tighten the power cable and try to turn on your printer.
  5. If it doesn’t work, connect the power cord into a different wall outlet.
  6. Then, try to turn on your Epson printer.
  7. If your Epson printer remains turned OFF, it may be due to hardware issues.
  8. Contact your Epson printer dealer or manufacturer to solve this issue.
  9. If your Epson printer is turned ON and the printer offline issue persists, then ensure that printer and your system are connected to the same network connection.
  10. If not, connect both the devices to the same network and then try to perform the print operation.
  11. To get remote assistance in solving the printer offline issue, click the Call or Call Us button available on this screen.

Resolved: Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Printer won't Print Black Issue

  1. First, check if the black ink tank contains enough ink.
  2. If the ink tank is empty or low, refill the ink tank and then perform the print operation.
  3. Make sure that you have selected the Black/ Grayscale or Grayscale option while setting the print preferences.
  4. If not, re-configure the print settings and try to print in Black.
  5. Run a nozzle check on your Epson printer.
  6. After that, check if the printer not printing in Black ink issue is resolved.
  7. If the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup not printing in Black ink issue persists, click the Call button provided on this screen. 

Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 Factory Reset Guide

  1. Resetting the printer settings from its control panel is quite easy and simple to perform.
  2. Turn on your Epson printer if it is turned OFF.
  3. Press the Home 
  4. Navigate to the Settings 
  5. Select the General Settings option, followed by System Administration.
  6. Now, you will be prompted to enter your security key.
  7. Enter it and continue the remaining set of the factory reset process.
  8. Now, the Restore Default Settings window will appear on your Epson printer’s screen.
  9. Scroll down the screen and select the Clear All Data and Settings 
  10. Now, the factory reset process will begin on your Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5880 setup.
  11. Once it is done, re-configure your printer settings as per your need.