STEPS FOR EPSON XP 245 SETUP

Epson XP 245 is a simple and compact wireless printer that suits the home budget and is ideal for desk printing. It has an excellent print quality even though the printing speed is low. Read the following procedure to finish the Epson XP 245 setup.

Step-1: Unpacking

  1. Take out the printer from the carton and remove all the packaging tapes and materials from it.
  2. Look for the other accessories such as power cord, ink cartridges, installation CD, and user manual inside the box.
  3. Keep the accessories safe.

Step-2: Power connection

  1. Connect the supplied power cord between the printer's AC inlet and a power outlet.
  2. On the control panel, press the power button to turn on the Epson printer.

Step-3: Install the ink cartridges

  1. Lift the scanner unit with the document cover closed.
  2. If the print head is not in the original position, press the Stop button until it starts moving.
  3. When the print head reaches the original position, take a new ink cartridge and shake it.
  4. Unpack the cartridge and remove the yellow protective film covering the contacts.
  5. Insert the ink cartridge into its slot and make sure it clicks into position.
  6. Similarly, install the other ink cartridges and close the scanner unit.
  7. Now, press the stop button to begin the ink charging.
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Step-4: Feed paper

  1. Move the feeder guard forward to open it.
  2. Extend the paper support and slightly move it backward.
  3. Move the paper edge guide to the left end.
  4. Arrange the paper along the right end of the rear paper feed such that the print side is facing outwards and the short edge of the paper goes first into the feed. 
  5. Adjust the edge guide to the paper edges.
  6. Close the feeder guard.
  7. Extend the output tray.

Step-5: Software installation

  1. Once the physical setup is complete, install the printer software on your computer.
  2. The printer software helps to manage and control the printer from your computer using the Epson XP 245 setup software.

EPSON XP 245 DRIVER WINDOWS 10

Driver for  Printer
  1. Download the printer driver from this page or open another tab on the browser.
  2. Enter the official Epson URL in the address field and press the Enter key.
  3. When the Epson page opens, search for your printer model and go to its support page.
  4. Click the Downloads tab.
  5. Choose the Windows 10 operating system from the drop-down menu.
  6. Under Drivers, click the Download button of the required printer driver.
  7. After downloading the driver package, open the installer to start the installation.
  8. The printer driver installation window opens on the screen.
  9. Read the license agreement and click the below checkbox to accept the terms & policies.
  10. Click Next on the Software Installation Options screen.
  11. The installation progress status can be seen on the installation wizard.
  12. Wait until the installation is complete and then follow the other instructions to complete the Epson XP 245 setup.

EPSON XP 245 DRIVER MAC

Epson XP 245 setup driver
  1. Launch a browser and visit the official Epson website.
  2. Find your printer model and select it to go to its support page.
  3. In the Downloads section, select the Operating System menu and choose your Mac version.
  4. Select the Download button of the printer driver. The driver for your Mac will be downloaded.
  5. Open the driver installer and run the installation. 
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EPSON XP 245 WIFI SETUP

 
  1. Turn on your Wi-Fi router and connect your computer to it.
  2. Write down the network name (SSID) and password for reference.
  3. Begin the driver installation on your computer using the installation CD or the downloaded printer driver.
  4. Once the installation window opens, read the license agreement and agree to it.
  5. Choose the Wi-Fi connection method from Epson XP 245 setup.
  6. Under Auto Wi-Fi Setup, click Next to proceed.
 
  1. The software will scan for the available Wi-Fi networks.
  2. Again, click Next and follow the guided instructions.
  3. Go to the printer control panel and hold the Wi-Fi button until the two network status lamps blink.
  4. Wait until the right network status lamp is turned off. 
  5. The printer will be connected to the Wi-Fi network.
  6. Now, go to the installation window and click the Print Test Page button to verify the Wi-Fi connection.

HOW TO CHANGE INK CARTRIDGE EPSON XP 245

Step-1: Check the ink level (Windows)

  1. Before you replace the ink cartridge in the printer, check the ink level.
  2. Open the printer driver on the computer and go to the Maintenance tab.
  3. Select Extended Settings and then enable the Epson Status Monitor 3.
  4. Following that, click the Main tab and select Ink Levels to check the cartridge’s ink level.

Step-2: Replace ink cartridge (when ink light is blinking)

  1. If the printer is performing a print job, press the Stop button to pause it.
  2. Keep the scanner unit open.
  3. Now, press the Stop button to move the print head to its original position. 
  4. If the print head is already in the original position, leave it as such.
  5. Shake and then open the new ink cartridge packet.
  6. Remove the ink cartridge from the holder.
  7. Peel off the yellow tape from the new ink cartridge.
  8. Install it in the holder until you hear a click sound.
  9. Close the scanner unit and press the Stop button to finish Epson XP 245 setup.

EPSON XP 245 WPS SETUP

WPS Push Button method

  1. Turn on the printer and your wireless router.
  2. Make sure your router has the WPS Push button feature.
  3. Press the WPS button on the router.
  4. Within 2 minutes, press the Wi-Fi button on the printer’s control panel.
  5. The Wi-Fi lamp starts to blink red and green alternatively.
  6. After 5 minutes, the red light will turn off and only the green light will flash.

HOW TO CONNECT EPSON XP 245 TO WIFI WITHOUT WPS

Standard Wi-Fi connection setup

  1. Initially, make sure your Wi-Fi router is turned on.
  2. Connect your computer to Wi-Fi and begin the driver installation.
  3. When the screen to choose the connection type appears, select the Wi-Fi connection radio button and click the Next button.
  4. To complete the Wi-Fi setup, carry out the instructions displayed on the installation wizard.
  5. When the printer is connected to Wi-Fi, print a test page from the computer to check the Epson XP 245 setup process.

HOW TO CONNECT EPSON XP 245 PRINTER TO LAPTOP

  1. Usually, all laptops support Wi-Fi connectivity and hence you can connect your printer to the laptop over Wi-Fi.
  2. Initially, connect the laptop to the Wi-Fi network.
  3. Install the printer driver and proceed to complete the Wi-Fi connection setup with the instructions displayed on the setup wizard.
  4. Once the printer connects to the Wi-Fi network, you can access the printer from the laptop wirelessly.

HOW TO CONNECT EPSON XP 245 PRINTER TO IPHONE

Using the Epson iPrint app

Epson iPrint is an app that lets you print documents, photos, and webpages from the iOS devices.

  1. Turn on the Wi-Fi network and connect the printer and your iPhone to it.
  2. Download the Epson iPrint app on your iPhone.
  3. Open the Epson app and select your printer model to proceed the Epson XP 245 setup.

HOW TO CONNECT IPAD TO EPSON XP-245 PRINTER

Epson iPrint app lets you print documents, photos, and webpages from any iOS device such as iPhone, iPad, and iPod.

  1. See that the iPad and the printer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Download the Epson iPrint app on the iPad and then open it.
  3. On the home screen, tap Printer is not selected.
  4. Select your printer model to connect. Now, you can print on your Epson printer from the iPad using the Epson iPrint app.

HOW TO CLEAN PRINTER HEAD EPSON XP 245

  1. Load enough paper in the rear feed slot.
  2. Turn off the printer.
  3. Now, hold the power and stop buttons together until the power light flashes.
  4. The printer will print the nozzle check pattern.
  5. If the print lines are broken or faded, press the stop button until the power light starts to blink.
  6. The power light stops blinking when the print head cleaning is complete.

EPSON XP 245 FIRMWARE UPDATE

  1. Connect the Epson printer and your computer having the Epson software installed.
  2. Open the Epson Software folder.
  3. Double-click the Epson Software Updater.
  4. Follow the instructions to update the printer firmware for Epson XP 245 setup.

EPSON XP 245 FIRMWARE DOWNGRADE

It is not possible to downgrade the Epson XP-245 printer firmware. If you want to stop the automatic printer firmware update, read these steps.

  1. Launch the Epson Software Updater on your computer.
  2. Select the printer model from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click Auto update settings.
  4. Below Interval to Check, select the Never option.
  5. Click the OK button and then select Exit.
  6. Finally finish the Epson XP 245 setup.
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