Epson XP-6000 Setup Guidance

Epson XP-6000 Setup

Epson XP-6000 Unboxing and Installation

  • Open the Epson XP-6000 setup box and pull the flaps back.
  • Take the Epson setup CD and documentation out of the box.
  • Remove the power cable and other accessories from the box.
  • Set the Epson XP-6000 box on its side and pull the machine out carefully.
  • "Remove" all the tapes from the XP-6000 printer and discard them.
  • Make sure that you remove the blue tapes from the XP-6000 printer’s interior surfaces, as well.
  • Raise the XP-6000 machine’s control panel.
  • Attach the Epson machine’s power cable to the rear power port and wall power outlet.
  • Wait until the Epson XP-6000 powers on and initializes.
  • Remove the Epson ink cartridges from their packages and detach the plastic part from them.
  • Raise the XP-6000 machine’s scanner cover.
  • "Install" all the ink cartridges one after the other and make sure that they are locked in place.
  • Close the XP machine’s scanner cover.
  • Read the XP-6000 screen’s prompts and perform the actions.
  • The Epson XP-6000 setup screen shows a message stating that you should not turn off the power during initialization.
  • This completes the XP-6000 printer’s unboxing and basic setup.

Epson XP-6000 Driver Download & Installation Guide

Epson XP-6000 Driver for Windows

  1. Download the XP-6000 driver from the manufacturer’s support page in the Downloads section.
  2. Select your OS and download the appropriate Epson driver.
  3. Run the Epson XP-6000 driver file as an administrator.
  4. Select the affirmative action buttons until the connection screen appears.
  5. Choose the Wireless connection option and then click Next.
  6. Follow the Epson driver installer’s on-screen prompts to install the XP-6000 driver on your Windows computer.

Epson XP-6000 Driver for Mac

  • Go to the manufacturer’s site and navigate to the Printers section.
  • Select it and then enter the XP printer model in the text field.
  • Click the XP-6000 search result and choose your Mac version from the drop-down list.
  • Click the Drivers button, navigate to the required driver and click Download.
  • The Epson XP-6000 driver is downloaded on your computer.
  • Double-click the XP-6000 Mac driver on your computer.
  • Accept the Epson license agreement and follow the XP-6000 installer’s on-screen prompts to install the driver on your computer.

How to Replace Ink Cartridge Epson XP-6000?

  1. Power on the Epson XP-6000 Setup and wait until it initializes.
  2. The ‘You need to replace Ink Cartridge’ message appears on the LCD.
  3. Tap OK twice.
  4. Tap OK twice again.
  5. If you need to replace the XP-6000 ink cartridges before the message appears, follow these steps.
  6. Tap the Home button.
  7. Tap the right arrow key repeatedly to highlight ‘Maintenance’ and tap OK.
  8. Tap the down arrow key repeatedly to highlight ‘Ink Cartridge Replacement’ and tap OK. Tap OK once again.
  9. Highlight ‘Start’ and tap OK.
  10. Open the XP-6000 printer’s scanner cover.
  11. Remove the old ink cartridge from the printer and set it aside.
  12. Unpack the new XP-6000 ink cartridge and detach the yellow plastic part from the cartridge.
  13. Install the new ink cartridge in its slot and close the scanner cover.
  14. The Completed option is highlighted. Tap OK.
  15. The XP-6000 printer initializes, and the cartridge replacement is completed. Tap OK once again to dismiss the message.

Epson XP-6000 Wireless Setup Guidance

  1. Power on the Epson XP-6000 setup and wait until it initializes.
  2. Make sure that a wireless network is set up.
  3. Install the XP-6000 printer driver on your computer.
  4. When the connection screen appears, click the ‘Wireless connection’ option and click Next.
  5. Select the ‘Set up printer for the first time’ option and click Next.
  6. Select ‘Yes’ and click Next.
  7. Choose the ‘Using control panel’ option and click Next.
  8. Enter the wireless network’s SSID and password. Click Next.
  9. Press the Home button on the XP-6000 printer.
  10. Tap the up arrow key to go to the set of icons on the top.
  11. Tap the right arrow key once to highlight the network icon and then tap OK.
  12. Press the OK button to select ‘Wi-Fi’ and then tap OK to start the setup.
  13. Highlight Wi-Fi Setup Wizard and tap OK.
  14. Choose your Wi-Fi SSID from the list of SSIDs and tap OK.
  15. Touch OK to enter the password text field. Key in the passphrase.
  16. Highlight OK and then tap OK.
  17. Use the down arrow key to highlight ‘Start Setup’ and tap OK.
  18. Tap OK when the screen appears, stating that the Wi-Fi setup is completed.
  19. Click the Next button on the XP-6000 installer screen. This completes the XP-6000 wireless setup procedure. 

Epson XP-6000 Wi-Fi Direct Guide

  1. Power on the Epson XP-6000 setup and wait until it initializes.
  2. Press the Home button on the XP-6000 machine’s control panel.
  3. Tap the up arrow key once and then press the right arrow key to select the Network Connection Settings option. Press OK.
  4. Select the Wi-Fi Direct option and then tap OK.
  5. Choose the Start Setup option and touch OK.
  6. Select the Start Setup option once again.
  7. The Epson XP-6000 printer displays the Wi-Fi SSID and password.
  8. Use these credentials to log into the XP-6000 device’s Wi-Fi network from your or computer.
  9. Select OK on the XP-6000 machine’s display and then tap the Home button.
  10. The 'Wi-Fi Direct' icon is displayed on the XP-6000 machine’s home screen, indicating that Wi-Fi Direct is enabled.
Epson XP-6000 Wi-fi Direct Guide

How to Print Photos in epson XP-6000?

  • Power on the Epson XP-6000 setup.
  • Lower the XP machine’s front cover.
  • Pull the upper cassette out and push the paper width guides outward.
  • Set the photo paper with the print side facing down on the cassette.
  • Adjust the edge guides to secure the photo paper stack.
  • Push the cassette with the photo paper into the printer.
  • Raise the XP-6000 machine’s control panel to a 45-degree angle.
  • If the highlighted paper size is correct, tap the down arrow key.
  • Ensure that the Prem. Glossy type is selected in the paper type.
  • Press the Up arrow key twice to highlight the Done key.
  • Tap OK. 
  • Raise the XP-6000 printer to 180 degrees(horizontal orientation).
  • Pull the XP-6000 machine’s output tray out.
  • Double-click the Epson Easy Photo Print icon on your computer’s desktop.
  • Expand the ‘This PC’ list and choose the folder where the photos are located.
  • Select the photo to be printed by clicking it. Click the + button below the photo to increase the number of copies.
  • Click the 'Next Step' button at the bottom of the window.
  • Click the Printer Settings option at the top. 
  • Click the ‘Borderless’ checkbox.
  • Ensure that the Epson XP-6000 setup printing preferences are set correctly and then click OK.
  • Click OK if a warning message from Epson Easy Photo Print appears.
  • Click Print to begin printing the photo.

How to Print Envelopes on Epson XP-6000?

  1. Power on the XP-6000 printer.
  2. Raise the XP-6000 machine’s control panel.
  3. Open the XP printer’s front cover.
  4. Grab the cassette 2 and pull it out gently.
  5. Push the edge guides outward, load the envelopes with the flaps on the left-hand side and facing up.
  6. Secure the envelopes with the edge guides.
  7. Push the cassette 2 inside the Epson XP-6000 setup.
  8. Select the Paper Size option and press the OK button.
  9. Choose Envelope #10 and press OK.
  10. Select the Paper Type option and tap the OK key.
  11. Choose ‘Envelope’ and press the OK button.
  12. Select Done and tap the OK button.
  13. Open the envelope document. (For example, by using MS Word)
  14. Click File->Print-->XP-6000->Printer Properties.
  15. Set Envelope #10 as the document size and ‘Envelope’ as the paper type. Click OK.
  16. Click Mailings->Enter the addresses->Click Options-->Envelope Options.
  17. Ensure that Size 10 is selected. Click Printing Options->Select Cassette 2 from the ‘Feed from’ drop-down list->Click the ‘Face down’ radio button->Click OK->Print.

How to Connect Epson XP-6000 to Computer?

  1. Power on the XP-6000 printer. 
  2. Press the Home button. 
  3. Navigate to the network icon at the top and press OK.
  4. Select the ‘Wi-Fi Direct’ option and press OK.
  5. Choose Start Setup-->OK.
  6. Highlight Start Setup again-->Press the OK button.
  7. Connect your computer to the Wi-Fi network whose details are displayed on the screen.
  8. Highlight OK and press the OK button.
  9. The Wi-Fi Direct icon is now displayed on the XP-6000 printer’s home screen, indicating that the Epson printer-computer connection has been established.
How to Connect Epson XP-6000 to Computer

Epson XP-6000 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Read these guidelines to troubleshoot issues, such as printing issues, offline issue, paper jam error, scanner error, and resolve them in a few easy steps.

Resolved: Epson XP-6000 not Printing Issue

  1. Check whether the XP-6000 printer’s USB and power cables are connected correctly.
  2. When you click the Print button on a document, make sure that the Epson XP-6000 printer is selected from the ‘Printer’ drop-down list.
  3. Open ‘Devices and Printers’ on your computer and right-click Epson XP-6000 setup.
  4. Select the ‘Set as default printer’ option.
  5. Double-click the XP-6000 printer icon and click the Printer button.
  6. Select ‘Cancel All Documents’ option from the list and click Yes.

Resolved: Epson XP-6000 Paper Jam Issue

  1. Stop the print job that is in progress.
  2. Raise the XP-6000 machine’s scanner cover and look for paper jams inside.
  3. Detach the cassettes from the XP-6000 printer and inspect the interior surface for any paper jams.
  4. Remove the jammed paper carefully with both hands and reinstall the cassettes in the printer.
  5. Squeeze the XP-6000 machine’s rear door buttons towards each other.
  6. The XP-6000 machine’s rear door is released. Detach the cover.
  7. Take the jammed paper out of the Epson XP-6000 setup rear compartment. Close the rear cover.

Resolved: Epson XP-6000 Offline Issue

  1. Load A4 sheets in the Epson XP-6000 printer’s input tray.
  2. Power on the XP-6000 printer.
  3. Tap the Home button and choose Maintenance.
  4. Choose the ‘Print Head Nozzle’ option from the Maintenance menu and then select Print.
  5. If the colored lines are not uniform, i.e., they appear to be disconnected from each other, it means that print head cleaning is required.
  6. If the cleaning is required, choose O, and if it is not needed, select X.
  7. However, if this page is printed, it means that there is no issue with the printer, but there is an issue with the printer-computer connection.
  8. Double-click the Epson XP-6000 setup icon located in the ‘Devices and Printers’ list.
  9. Click the Printer button and select the option to clear the printing queue.
  10. Right-click this XP-6000 icon and make sure that the ‘Use Printer Offline’ option is not selected.
  11. Disconnect the XP-6000 printer’s USB cable and try connecting it to a different port on the computer.
  12. Replace the USB cable and check whether the offline issue is resolved.

Resolved: Epson XP-6000 Scanner Error

  1. If the XP-6000 printer’s scanning software does not work correctly, perform these checks.
  2. Check whether your computer has sufficient RAM for running the XP-6000 printer software.
  3. Check whether the computer is running in a normal mode and not in a power-saving mode.
  4. Uninstall the XP-6000 printer software from your computer and reinstall it. This should solve the XP-6000 scanner issues.
  5. If you have trouble opening Epson Scan 2, perform these actions.
  6. Check whether the Epson printer is switched on and the USB cables are connected correctly.
  7. Open the Windows Start menu-->Epson-->Epson Scan 2 Utility-->Check whether Epson XP-6000 is selected.
  8. Check your computer for duplicate installations of Epson Scan. If there are any, uninstall them and reinstall the compatible version.
  9. Restart the computer. The Epson XP-6000 setup scanning issue should be resolved. Contact our tech support team if the scanning issue persists.
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