SIMPLE STEPS FOR EPSON XP 6100 SETUP

Epson XP 6100 is a superior all-in-one printer. The printer comes with a 5-color ink system and can print at a speed of 15.8 pages per minute for black and 11.3 pages per minute for color. The design of the printer is flawless and it furthermore improves the convenience to print hassle-free. Follow the steps below to establish successful Epson XP 6100 Setup.

Epson XP 6100 Setup

What's in the box?

The Epson XP 6100 printer, Ink cartridges, Printer power cord, Installation CD and User and Installation Guide.

Here are the steps to perform the Epson XP 6100 printer setup.

STEP 1: HARDWARE SETUP

  1. Take the printer out from the carton and place it close to a computer and within the proximity range of your wireless router.
  2. Peel off the protective tapes surrounding the printer body and discard them.
  3. Lift the scanning unit gently and remove all the packaging material present inside. Lower the scanning unit.
  4. Remove the power cord from the sealed packaging. Connect the plug to the main power source and the other end to the back of the printer.
  5. Raise the control panel located in the front and press the Power button.
  6. Select your language.
  7. Now lift the scanning unit to install the ink cartridges.
  8. Gently shake the ink cartridges inside the sealed packaging and then remove them from the cover.
  1. Remove the protective cap from each of the ink cartridges.
  2. Place the ink cartridges into the respective color slots and lower the scanning unit.
  3. Select the Installed button on the printer display and press OK.
  4. The printer will now start charging the ink cartridges.
  5. Pull the paper tray from the bottom of the printer to install the paper stack.
  6. Move the paper guides present inside to the sides.
  7. Place a paper stack into the paper tray and adjust the guides accordingly.
  8. Place the paper tray into its respective slot in the printer.

STEP 2: SOFTWARE SETUP

  1. Since the Epson XP 6100 printer comes with an installation CD, you can perform the software setup using the CD.
  2. Place the installation CD into the CD/DVD drive on your computer.
  3. Wait for the installer to open.
  1. Follow the prompts on the screen.
  2. Once the connection screen appears, choose the connection method.
  3. Complete the full Epson XP 6100 Setup.

EPSON XP-6100 DRIVER

You can download the Epson XP 6100 Printer Driver to your computer and perform all kinds of tasks the printer supports. There are two ways to download the printer driver to your computer. One is to download the driver from this page and another is to download from the official Epson support page.

EPSON XP-6100 DRIVER DOWNLOAD WINDOWS

  1. On this page, click the Driver Download button for Windows.
  2. Once you click, the driver for the Windows OS will begin instantly.
  3. There is another way to download the driver. It is from the official Epson support page.
  4. Open the support page for the Epson XP 6100 printer.
  1. Click the Downloads tab on the page.
  2. Select the Windows option from the Operating System drop-down list; click GO.
  3. Scroll down the page and click the Recommended For You section.
  4. Click the Download button for the Drivers and Utilities Combo Package Installer option.
Driver for Printer

EPSON XP-6100 DRIVER DOWNLOAD MAC

  1. Click the Driver Download button for Mac on this support page.
  2. Once done, the driver for the Epson XP 6100 Setup will be downloaded to your computer.
  3. An alternative way to download the driver is from the official Epson support page.
  4. Open the Epson XP 6100 printer support page in your browser.
  1. Click the Downloads tab.
  2. Select the Mac option and the version of Mac from the Operating System drop-down list. Click the GO button.
  3. Select the Recommended For You section and click the Download button for the Drivers and Utilities Combo Package Installer option.
Epson XP 6100 setup driver

EPSON XP-6100 DRIVER INSTALL

  1. Once the driver download is complete, you can proceed with the driver installation.
  2. Do a double-click on the downloaded drive and start the installation.
  3. Do not connect your computer to the printer at this point.
  4. Follow the installation prompts on the screen and wait for the connection screen to open.
  1. Once the connection screen appears, select the type of connection from Direct USB connection or Wireless connection options.
  2. Click the Direct USB connection option and the screen will prompt you to connect a USB cable between the computer and the Epson XP 6100 Setup.
  3. Now you can connect the cable and complete the installation.

EPSON XP-6100 WIRELESS SETUP

There are two kinds of connection with which you can do the wireless setup for the Epson XP 6100 printer.

Epson XP 6100 Wireless Setup

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

  1. Press the Home button on the Epson printer if necessary.
  2. You will now see two options Wi-Fi (Recommended) and Wi-Fi Direct. Select the Wi-Fi (Recommended) option.
  3. Now select Start Setup -> Push Button Setup (WPS).
  1. Within the next couple of minutes, make sure to press the WPS button on the router.
  2. The printer will now try to find the wireless connection from the router.
  3. Once the wireless setup is complete, you will see the Wi-Fi icon on the Epson XP 6100 Setup display.

Wi-Fi Direct Mode

  1. Press the Home button on the printer control panel.
  2. Select Wi-Fi Direct -> Start Setup -> Start Setup (again).
  3. The printer display will show you the Wi-Fi Direct credentials.
  4. Take note of the SSID and the password.
  1. Now, open the wireless settings on your computer.
  2. Select the SSID that matches the name of the Wi-Fi Direct SSID.
  3. Enter the password when prompted.
  4. The connection will be initiated, and eventually, the printer will be connected to the computer.

EPSON XP-6100 PRINT SETUP

  1. Open the document in a print-supported application.
  2. Click the File option and select Print (Ctrl + P).
  3. Select the Epson XP 6100 printer from the printer list.
  1. Click the Printer Properties option to make further changes based on your print requirements.
  2. Set your paper source, orientation, and other print settings.
  3. Click the OK button.
  4. Select the Print option to proceed with the print job.

EPSON XP-6100 COPY SETUP

Keep the original documents on the scanner glass of the Epson XP 6100 printer.

  1. Press the Home button on the printer control panel.
  2. Select the Copy option.
  3. If you want more copies, tap the + icon.
  1. Choose either B&W or the Color option.
  2. Tap the Advanced Settings tab and make other changes if necessary.
  3. Press the Start button on the printer display to perform the copy setup.

EPSON XP-6100 SCAN SETUP

Epson XP 6100 Scan Setup
  1. Keep the original document on the scanner glass.
  2. Press the Home button and select the Scan option on the printer display.
  3. The display will show the Scan to section.
  4. Here you have to select the type of scan you want to perform for the document on the scanner glass.
  1. For example, select the Computer option.
  2. Tap the Select a computer field and select your computer.
  3. Press the Save as PDF option.
  4. Now press the Save button.

EPSON XP-6100 TROUBLESHOOTING

Like any other printer, the Epson XP 6100 Setup is bound to go through some issues of its own. However, these problems are solvable with some simple troubleshooting steps. In this article, we have mentioned some of the common errors/problems you might face while operating the Epson XP 6100 printer.

EPSON XP-6100 PRINTER OFFLINE

The best solution to solve the Epson XP 6100 printer offline issue is to delete the print jobs in the queue. Here are the steps to delete pending print jobs in Windows & Mac Operating Systems.

Windows:

  1. Open the Settings window.
  2. Select Printers & Scanners.
  3. Select the Epson XP 6100 printer from the printer list.
  4. Click the Open queue button.
  5. Delete the pending print jobs in the list.

Mac:

  1. Click the Apple icon.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Click on the Printers & Scanners option.
  4. Do a double-click on the Epson XP 6100 printer.
  5. Select the pending print jobs and click on the X button.

EPSON XP-6100 NOT PRINTING

  1. Make sure the Epson printer is connected to the power source and turned on.
  2. If the printer is paired using a USB cable, check if the cable is properly attached to the computer and the printer.
  3. Check and see if the printer is not offline or idle for a long time.
  4. Delete the pending print jobs from the queue.
  1. Make sure you are using a proper printer driver. If not, you can remove the printer driver and reinstall it from this page or from the Epson support page.
  2. Ensure there are no paper jam errors in the printer.
  3. Replace the ink cartridges if necessary. Also, check if you have the yellow protective tape from the cartridge removed.

EPSON XP-6100 PAPER FEED PROBLEMS

Epson XP 6100 Troubleshooting
  1. Check if the paper tray is pushed all the way into the printer.
  2. Remove the paper tray and notice if the paper are properly arranged inside. If not, remove the stack and arrange them neatly.
  3. In the same process, discard the damaged paper present in the stack.
  1. Do not overload the paper tray.
  2. Make sure you load only Epson-supported media into the paper tray.
  3. For best results, always load the paper with the printable side facing down. Doing this will not cause any paper feed problems.

Testing the wireless connection:

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