Basic Epson WorkForce WF-3640 Setup

Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup requires ink cartridges, power cable, installation CD and a user manual. After you check whether all are available inside the printer, then follow the steps below to unbox the printer and do the basic setup.

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How To Setup Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Printer

  1. Open the printer box, take the device out and place it on a smooth flat surface.
  2. First, you will find four ink cartridges black, cyan, magenta, and yellow, which will not be required at the beginning of the setup.
  3. Keep them aside and remove the cover around the Epson WF-3640 printer.
  4. You can see blue tape on the input trays of the printer in the front side, output tray, ink cartridge access area, and the rear of the printer.
  5. Remove all the tape from the areas specified above.
  6. Now, take one end of the power cable and insert it into the rear port of the printer and insert the plug-end into the wall’s electrical outlet.
  1. Press the power switch and then the Power button of the printer to turn it on.
  2. After the printer is stable, go to the Menu and change the date, time, country, and region accordingly.
  3. Place a clean plain paper into the input tray 1 or 2 of the printer.
  4. Open the scanner lid and the printer’s carriage moves from left to the center and then to the left.
  5. Now, remove the yellow sticker or tape on each ink cartridge and insert them one by one in the respective slot.
  6. Close the scanner lid. Within a few seconds, your Epson printer ejects an alignment page confirming the successful installation of the ink cartridges.
  7. The basic Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup is now complete.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Driver Download

The driver we offer is a Combo Package that contains drivers for printing, scanning, and faxing, and utility tools to scan and fax, and then the firmware updates which can be updated depending on the printer’s malfunctioning criticality. Depending on your computer OS, click the download button and get the appropriate driver to use your Epson printer.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Driver Install

  1. When you click the downloaded driver file of us on your computer browser, it creates a disk sort of image on your computer desktop.
  2. Open the image and double-click the installer icon to start the installation process.
  3. Depending on the instructions that appear on the screen, finish the printer setup process.
  4. In other ways, you can use the installation CD on your computer to select the Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup file alone and open it by extracting the contents.
  5. Choose Run, Open or Save as you wish, follow the on-screen instructions and complete the driver installation process.
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Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Setup Wireless

  1. Press the Wi-Fi Setup option, choose Wi-Fi Setup Wizard, Wireless Network Name and Password, and then choose to Proceed.
  2. After the network settings display on the panel, press OK to save them.
  3. Get back to the Home screen and go to the final step of the Wireless Setup process.
  4. Now, install the printer software and select the connection type as Wireless, and then proceed with the instructions to complete the Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Airprint Setup

  1. Ensure that the Apple device that you wish to print from is of the latest version.
  2. The Apple device and the Epson printer should be connected to the same wireless network.
  3. Open the photo or document on your Apple device and tap the Print icon.
  4. Add your printer and then touch Print again.
  5. Now, the printer prints using AirPrint.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Cloud Print Setup

  1. Before proceeding with the Cloud Print setup, check whether the computer and Epson printer are on the same network.
  2. Obtain a network test report from your printer.Note the IP address of the printer and enter it on your internet browser.
  3. Choose the Google Cloud Print Services option and click Register.
  4. Enable the checkmark near the Agree to the Usage Advisory box and click on Next.
  1. Click on OK and when the sign in page appears, enter your credentials and access the account.
  2. Click Finish Printer registration to complete the Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup and then print a test page report.
  3. Now you can print email and attachments from your email account using the Google Cloud Print-enabled printer.

How To Change Ink Cartridge In Epson Workforce Wf-3640

  1. Lift the scanner lid of the printer to access the printer carriage over which, the ink cartridges are placed.
  2. The moment you open the scanner lid, the carriage makes a slight move and sets in its original place.
  3. From the printer’s control panel, tap the Ink levels menu to check which cartridge is replaceable.
  4. Now, open the cartridge latch and remove the empty cartridge from the respective slot and open the new ink cartridge from its package.
  5. Insert the replacement cartridge into the slot and close the latch.
  6. Print an alignment page from the printer’s control panel and make sure that the ink cartridge replacement was successful.
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How To Scan On Epson Workforce Wf-3640

  1. Before you proceed to scan, verify if you have installed the right software for your Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup printer and the computer, printer is connected to the same network.
  2. Open the scanner lid of your Epson printer and place the hardcopy of the document or photo on it.
  3. From the Home screen of the printer, press Scan.
  4. You will see a list of options such as Scan to Memory Device, Cloud, Computer, and Computer (WSD). Select one from the list as you prefer.
  5. Tap Presets or the Presets button to save the required scan settings.
  6. If you are scanning to computer, choose the network-connected computer and select the scanning format as 2-sided if required.

How To Scan To Email On Epson Workforce Wf-3640

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  1. Load the scannable document on the scanner glass.
  2. Ensure that your Epson printer supports scan to email function.
  3. Press the Home button and choose Scan.
  4. Tap Email when you find the option on the screen.
  5. Choose and set Contacts, Keyboard, and History, and then the email address you wish to send a scan as an email.
  6. Press Scan Settings and then File Format.
  7. Alter the Subject and the File Name settings if required.
  8. Add on more settings as per the necessity and select Presets to save the settings you have changed.
  9. Now, by pressing the Send icon scans the item and emails the scanned file.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Fax Setup

  1. Obtain a phone cable an connect it to the telephone’s wall jack and the LINE-port of your Epson printer.
  2. If you are attaching an answering machine to your printer with a second phone cord, connect it to the EXT-port of your printer and the answering machine.
  3. Before setting up the fax, choose your fax header and the fax features for usage.
  4. Tap the Home button and select Epson WorkForce WF-3640 Setup.
  5. Press System Administration and provide the admin password if prompted.
  6. Scroll down a little and press Fax Settings.
  1. Now, tap Fax Setting Wizard and select Start.
  2. Key in the fax recipients’ names and the fax numbers in the printer’s fax memory.
  3. Tap Yes on the Receive Mode Setting Screen if you have an answering machine connected to your printer.
  4. Select Yes on the next screen to receive faxes automatically if needed.
  5. When you see the Confirm Settings screen, confirm the changed settings and press Proceed.
  6. Now, select Start on the Confirmation Screen and the Fax setup is complete.

How To Connect Epson Workforce Wf-3640 To Computer

  1. Obtain a USB cable provided by the manufacturer if any.
  2. If you have previously connected your Epson printer using a cable, disable the connection.
  3. Download the driver for your Epson Workforce WF-3640 setup printer from our website and install it on your computer.
  4. At the time of installation, when the installer prompts you to choose the type of connection, select it as USB.
  5. Now, plug the USB cable into the Epson printer and computer and wait for the installer to complete the driver installation.
  6. Your Epson printer is now set up and you can try to print, copy, scan, or fax based on the functionality that it supports.

How To Reset Epson Workforce Wf-3640

  1. To reset the Epson Workforce WF-3640 printer, first, you must keep the printer turned on.
  2. Now, unplug the power cable connected to the printer’s rear port and from the direct power outlet.
  3. The printer undergoes a cooling period and does not deal with anything until it completes.
  4. Give at least a minute and later connect the cable at the printer’s rear port and to the electrical outlet.
  5. After doing so, the printer should automatically turn on and start functioning.
  6. Otherwise, you always have the Power button to enable the printer function.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Printer Troubleshooting

Problems such as printer stop printing in the middle, the printer do not turn on, the printer does not print anything, a printer can throw print quality problems, paper jam issues, slow printing, and more. We have picked the common problems faced by most of the users of the Epson Workforce Wf-3640 printer and provided solutions below.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Error Code 0x97

The Error code 0x97 is a hardware issue that occurs due to a faulty printhead. To rectify this issue, try out these steps.

  1. Remove the connection of the printer from its power source along with other cables connected to it.
  2. Press the Power button on your Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup printer and hold it down for at least 60 seconds.
  3. Connect the printer back to the power source and run a test print to see if there is an improvement.
  4. Do a hard reset on your Epson printer by turning off the device when it is turned on and connect it back after a few minutes.
  5. Check whether the error code disappears on the printer.
  6. If not resolved, examine your printhead for clogs and so the error code is disturbing you not to work with the printer. If you find something like that, clean the printhead with a damp lint-free cloth.

Epson Workforce Wf-3640 Not Printing

If the Epson WorkForce WF-3640 setup printer does not print, then you may need to perform a checklist with the instructions below.

  1. Restart the Epson Workforce WF-3640 printer and see if the printer can print.
  2. Confirm that the printer has been connected to the computer correctly.
  3. Also, verify if your printer has been set as the default one.
  4. Sometimes, the printer’s port setting would not be matching the printer’s connection port.
  5. You can even try cleaning the printhead and if it does not help, replace the ink cartridge and see if you can print with the printer.
  6. Verify the network connection status is enabled or disabled.
  7. For any help, while resolving the printer problem, you can contact our technical support.
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