STEPS FOR EPSON XP 245 PRINTER SETUP

Carry out the below mentioned steps to complete the Epson XP 245 printer setup.

  1. Unpack the printer along with its accessories.
  2. Remove the printer cover from the front and remove the protective tapes surrounding the printer. Close the printer cover.
  3. Open the scanner unit and remove the protective packaging inside the printer. Take out the cartridges from the sealed package and remove the yellow tape above the cartridge.
  4. Insert the cartridge fully into the slot until you hear it click.
  5. Repeat the same steps for the other color cartridges as well.
  6. Plug the power cord into the rear end of the printer and the power source.
  7. Press the Power switch to turn the Epson printer on. Use the navigation buttons to set your preferred language.
  8. To load the paper on the printer, open the feeder guard and then extend the paper support.
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  1. Now, adjust the edge guide and load enough paper.
  2. Again, adjust the edge guide according to the loaded paper and then close the feeder guard.
  3. Proceed to install the Epson XP 245 printer setup driver on your computer.

EPSON XP 245 PRINT TEST PAGE

  1. Load enough paper in the Epson XP 245 printer.
  2. After loading paper, turn off the printer.
  3. Again, turn on the printer. Now, hold the power button and the stop button together while the printer turns on.
  4. Now, the printer will print the nozzle check pattern.

EPSON XP 245 DOUBLE SIDED PRINTING

  1. The double-sided printing is valid only for Windows computers.
  2. Load the paper in the Epson XP 245 printer.
  3. Turn on your computer and open the document you want to print.
  4. Open the Epson printer driver.
  5. Click the Main tab and select 2-Sided printing, then select either Manual (long-edge binding) or Manual (Short-edge binding).
  6. Make proper changes to the settings and click the OK button.
  7. Click the Print button, and the printing will start.
  8. Once the first side of the paper is printed, follow the on-screen Epson XP 245 printer setup instructions and flip the page to print on the other side.      

EPSON XP 245 PRINT FROM IPHONE

Since the Epson XP 245 printer does not support the AirPrint feature, there is one alternative. You can download the Epson iPrint app from the Apple Store.

     
  1. Turn on your iPhone device.
  2. Go to the App Store and search for Epson iPrint.
  3. When the App page opens, tap the Get button and the app will be downloaded.
  4. Make sure you have connected the iPhone to the same network as the printer.
  5. Add the printer to the app.
  6. Select the media you want to print.
  7. Tap the Print button and complete the printing process.

HOW TO SCAN ON EPSON XP 245?

There are a series of ways in which you can scan from the Epson XP 245 printer. We will describe the simplest step to get it done.

  1. Download the Epson Scan Utility from the official Epson support page.
  2. Load the original document on the printer's scanner glass.
  3. Start the Epson Scan Utility on your computer.
  4. Select the mode of the document from the drop-down list.
  5. Select the document size, the image color, resolution, and select the destination in the Folder drop-down list.
  6. Click the Scan button after finishing the Epson XP 245 printer setup.

EPSON XP 245 SCAN MULTIPLE PAGES

 
  1. Place the scan document on the scanner glass of the Epson printer.
  2. Open the Epson Scan Utility on your computer.
  3. Select the Office Mode option from the Mode drop-down list.
  4. Select the scanning resolution, the document source, the orientation, and the destination where you want to save the scanned images.
  5. Click the Scan button to open the File Save Settings window.
  6. Select the type from the Image Format list and click the OK button.
  7. The Epson scan will ask if you like to add more pages. Choose the appropriate option.
  8. You will now see the thumbnail format for each of the scanned images.
  9. Select the OK button and the document will be saved. 

EPSON XP 245 SCAN TO COMPUTER

 
  1. Load the scan document on the scanner glass.
  2. You can scan from the printer and save it as a PDF file if the printer is connected to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. You can also use the Epson Scan utility installed on your computer to scan the document.
  4. Open the Epson Scan utility, choose the scan mode, and then set the other scan preferences.
  5. Finally, click the Scan button.

EPSON XP 245 SCAN TO EMAIL

 

The Epson XP 245 printer does not have the Scan to email option. So, initially, you can scan your document and save it on your computer. Later, open the email client application on your computer and proceed to attach the scanned document to your email message.

EPSON XP 245 SCANNER DRIVER

  1. Download the Epson Scan driver from the official Epson support page.
  2. Open a web browser and enter the Epson support URL in the address bar.
  3. Enter Epson XP 245 in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  4. Click the Downloads tab, then extend the driver tab.
  5. Click the Download button located right next to the scanner driver listed on the page from the Epson XP 245 printer setup settings.

EPSON XP-245 TROUBLESHOOTING

The Epson XP 245 printer has its fair share of errors and there are much simpler ways to resolve them. Here, we have provided you with the troubleshooting steps for the printer not printing black and scanner not working issues. For any other issues related to your printer, contact our technical experts for remote assistance.

EPSON XP 245 WILL NOT PRINT BLACK

  1. If the Epson XP 245 printer setup is not printing in black, then probably the printer must have run out of black ink.
  2. You can order for the Authorized Epson ink cartridge.
  3. Open the scanner unit of the Epson printer.
  4. Press the tab at the rear end of the cartridge and pull it up gently and dispose of the cartridge.
  5. Remove the new cartridge from the sealed packaging and hold it by the edges.
  6. Gently push the cartridge into the black cartridge slot and push it in until it clicks.

EPSON XP 245 SCANNER NOT WORKING

 
  1. Make sure the Epson XP 245 printer is turned on and the cables are properly connected to the printer.
  2. Make sure the printer is set as the default scanner.
  3. Check whether the scan driver is installed on your computer.
  4. If required, uninstall the existing scan driver, download the latest scan driver from the official Epson site, and then install the downloaded scan driver on the computer.
  5. Check if you are able to scan on your Epson XP 245 printer, once you finish the Epson XP 245 printer setup.
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