STEPS FOR EPSON WF 2860 SETUP

The Epson WorkForce 2860 printer uses the 4-color, drop-on-demand MicroPiezo inkjet technology to perform the print, scan, copy, and fax operations. This printer supports standard connectivity such as Hi-Speed USB, wireless, Wi-Fi Direct, wired Ethernet, and NFC. Carry out the below steps to know Epson WF 2860 setup settings.

The printer package includes the following:

  1. WorkForce WF-2860 all-in-one printer
  2. CD-ROM with drivers
  3. Power cord
  4. 4 Claria Ink cartridges: 1 black and 3 color (cyan, magenta, & yellow) ink cartridges
Epson WF 2860 setup

SETTING UP THE PRINTER:

Once you have unpacked the printer, make use of the following steps to set it up.

  1. Clear all the packing tapes from the printer.
  2. Connect the printer to an electrical outlet and turn it ON.
  3. Unpack the ink cartridges. Open the cartridge access door and place the unpacked ink cartridges into the printer. 
  4. Make sure to shake the black ink cartridge before inserting it into its slot.
  5. Now, pull out the paper cassette from the printer. Adjust the paper width guides and load a stack of plain A4 paper in it.
  6. Select the paper settings and other preferences by following the instructions displayed on your printer’s LCD screen.
  1. If required, connect a telephone cord into your printer to use your printer for the fax operation. Complete the Fax setup by following the prompts displayed on your printer’s LCD screen.
  2. Now, install the printer driver on your computer to connect both the devices together.
  3. To connect the printer to a mobile device, then use the AirPrint (iOS), Epson Print Enabler, Epson Connect, and Google Cloud Print features to do it.
  4. Finally, try a test print to check if the Epson WF 2860 setup process is done correctly.

EPSON WF 2860 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Driver for  Printer
  1. Click the Driver Download button provided on this screen.
  2. Now, the Epson WF-2860 printer driver file available for your current OS type will be downloaded.

EPSON WF 2860 MANUAL DOWNLOAD

User Manual for Brother MFC-L2690DW Setup
  1. Click the Manual Download button provided on this screen.
  2. Now, a soft copy of the Epson WF 2860 setup guide will be downloaded on your computer.

EPSON WF 2860 DRIVER INSTALLATION

  1. Open the Epson WF-2860 printer driver file on your computer.
  2. Click the Install button when prompted.
  3. Select the connection type and other preferences as per your needs.
  1. For Mac: Enter your Mac’s password if prompted during the driver installation process.
  2. Complete the Epson WF 2860 driver setup installation process with the assistance of the on-screen instructions. Finally, try a test print.

EPSON WF 2860 WI-FI SETUP

 
  1. Initially, make sure that you have set up your printer as per the instructions given in the Quick Setup or Start Here guide.
  2. Now, connect your Windows or Mac computer to the wireless network to which the printer is to be connected.
  3. Open the printer driver file on your computer. 
  4. When prompted, click the Install button.
  5. Similarly, select the Wireless connection option followed by Set up printer for the first time. If you select the Wi-Fi Auto Connect option, the installer will automatically detect your wireless settings and complete the Epson WF 2860 wifi setup process.
 
  1. If the installer fails to detect your wireless settings, then you need to configure it manually. Note down your wireless network credentials when displayed on the installation screen. 
  2. Navigate to your printer’s home screen. 
  3. Select Wi-Fi (Recommended) > Start Setup or Change Settings > Wi-Fi Setup Wizard. Choose your wireless network (SSID) and enter its password in the given fields.
  4. Once your printer gets connected to the wireless network, complete the remaining installation process by following the on-screen instructions.
  5. Finally, try a test print.

WHAT INK DOES EPSON WF 2860 USE

The reason behind the excellent print quality of the Epson WF 2860 printer is the 4-color Claria pigment ink that is used by the printer. The ink cartridges are provided along with the printer package itself.  

HOW TO CHANGE INK CARTRIDGE ON EPSON WF-2860

  1. First, get a new replacement ink cartridge.
  2. Power on your Epson WF-2860 printer.
  3. Raise the scanner unit of the printer.
  4. Remove the worn-out ink cartridge from the printer. 
  5. Place the new cartridge into its slot.
  6. Lower the scanner unit.
  7. Now, try a test print to check the print quality with the replaced ink.

HOW TO CONNECT EPSON WF-2860 TO COMPUTER

CONNECTING THE PRINTER TO A WINDOWS COMPUTER (USB CONNECTION)

  1. Get a USB cable that is compatible with your printer.
  2. Make sure to connect the printer to your computer only when prompted during the driver installation.
  3. Now, on your Windows computer, open the printer driver file.
  4. Complete the connection process by performing the prompts displayed on the screen. Make sure to select the connection type as USB.
  5. After finishing the Epson WF 2860 setup, try a test print.

EPSON WF 2860 PRINT SETUP [DESC]

Before you begin the print operation, make sure that you have installed the Epson WF-2860 printer driver on your computer. Similarly, check if the ink cartridges and paper are installed properly. If your printer and the computer are not connected to the same network, then make sure you connect them. 

EPSON WF 2860 SCAN SETUP [DESC]

Initially, check if your printer and the computer are connected to the same network. Make sure that you have installed the necessary scanner driver on your computer. Check whether the document you want to scan is neat without any dirt or damage. Make sure that the document you want to scan satisfies your printer’s scan settings.

EPSON WF 2860 FIRMWARE UPDATE

USING EPSON SOFTWARE UPDATER (MAC)

  1. First of all, if you haven’t installed the Epson Software Updater tool on your Mac, then install it.
  2. Now, launch the tool. 
  3. If required, select your printer from the drop-down menu.
  4. Choose the Epson Firmware Update option and then click Install.
  5. Complete the firmware update process by following the on-screen prompts for Epson WF 2860 scanner setup.

EPSON WF-2860 FIRMWARE DOWNGRADE

  1. Turn off your Epson printer if it is turned ON.
  2. Locate Place A on your printer’s touch screen.
  3. Now, hold down Place A and the Power button for 20 seconds. 
  4. Once the Blue Power LED turns ON, release the keys.
  5. That’s it. Your printer’s firmware has been downgraded successfully.

EPSON WF 2860 TROUBLESHOOTING

Scroll down this page to know how to resolve some of the common printer issues like printer offline, paper jam, printer not connecting to Wi-Fi, etc. To get remote assistance on the same or other printer issues and Epson WF 2860 setup settings, contact us.

EPSON WF 2860 FACTORY RESET

  1. Press the Home button on the printer.
  2. Go to the Settings section.
  3. Select the Restore Default Settings option followed by Clear All Data and Settings.
  4. Once the printer settings have been restored, reconfigure them.
  5.  

EPSON WF 2860 OFFLINE

  1. Initially, make sure that your printer is turned ON.
  2. Check if the printer can perform the print operation without your computer.
  3. To check it, print a nozzle check pattern on the printer.
  4. If the printer fails to print the nozzle check pattern, check if any error code is displayed on your printer’s screen. If yes, identify the error code and perform the necessary solutions to fix it.
  5. If the printer prints the nozzle check page, then check if the print jobs are queued. If yes, delete them or wait for them to complete.
  6. Make sure that your printer and the computer are connected to the same network.
  7. If required, uninstall and reinstall the printer driver on your computer.

EPSON WF 2860 PAPER JAM ERROR

  1. First, press the OK or Yes button to clear the error message.
  2. Now, pull out the paper cassette and remove the jammed paper from inside the printer.
  3. Similarly, look for the jammed paper in the other parts of the printer. If you find any, remove it.
  4. After removing all the jammed paper, re-fill the paper cassette and try a test print.
  5.  

EPSON WF 2860 WON'T CONNECT TO COMPUTER

  1. First of all, check if your Epson WF 2860 printer and the computer are connected to the same network.
  2. If not, connect them together and check if the printer not connecting to the computer issue is resolved.
  3. For Wired or USB connection: Check if the cable is connected securely. If not, connect it securely. Similarly, if the cable is damaged, then replace it with a new one.
  4. Check if the computer’s OS satisfies the printer requirements.
  5. Reset the printer settings and then try to connect your printer to the computer or use the Epson WF 2860 setup settings.
  6.  

EPSON WF 2860 NOT RECOGNIZING INK CARTRIDGE

  1. If you encounter this issue after replacing the ink cartridge on your printer, make sure you have installed it properly.
  2. Check if the packing tapes have been removed completely from the ink cartridge.
  3. Make sure that you have installed a genuine ink cartridge into the printer.
  4. If required, then remove the ink cartridge and again install it in the printer.
  5. If the issue persists, contact us.
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EPSON WF 2860 NOT CONNECT TO WIFI

  1. Initially, make sure that you have entered the correct SSID in the given field.
  2. Check if your printer is placed within the range of the router. 
  3. Make sure that you have entered the network password correctly.
  4. Check if your wireless router is working by connecting it to a computer or any other device.
  5. Disable the firewall feature or the antivirus software installed on your computer temporarily and then try to connect the printer to the wireless network.
  6. Turn off your router and turn it ON after a while.
  7. Finally you finish the Epson WF 2860 setup process.
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