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INSTRUCTIONS FOR EPSON ECOTANK M2140 SETUP

Epson EcoTank M2140 is a monochrome printer that comes with laser printing technology. The printer enables you to print, scan, and copy your documents with ease. It also comes with admirable features like speed print, Auto Duplex Printing, etc.This page will help you with the setup of the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer. When it comes to the printer setup, you need to set up the hardware and then install the printer driver on your computer. Let’s begin!

Epson Ecotank M2140 Setup


Unboxing and Basic Setup

Step 1: Unboxing the printer

  •   Unpack the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer from the box.
  •   Remove all the accessories from the box.
  •   Make sure you receive all the components mentioned in the printer box.
  •   Remove all the protective tapes and materials from the printer.
  •   Place the printer close to a power outlet.

Step 2: Fill the ink tanks

  •   Open the ink tank cover on the right side of the printer.
  •   Remove the protective covers from the ink bottles.
  •   Open the ink tank and the ink bottle caps.
  •   Insert the ink bottle head into the filling port of the ink tank.
  •   Make sure you fill the ink on the respective ink tank based on the color.
  •   Wait until the ink fills the tank.
  •   Do not squeeze the ink bottle.
  •   Once filled, repeat the same steps to fill the remaining ink tanks.
  •   After filling the ink, close the ink tank cover.

Step 3: Turn on the printer

  •   Connect the power cable to the rear side of the printer.
  •   Tilt the printer control panel to access it.
  •   Turn on the printer.
  •   Select your Country, Language, Date, and Time.
  •   Press and hold the Help button for 5 seconds.
  •   Now press the OK button to charge the ink.
  •   Once the ink charging process completes, move on to the next step.

Step 4: Load the paper

  •   Open the paper support on the top of the printer.
  •   Tilt the paper support to the back of the printer.
  •   Slide the paper edge guide to the left to make the paper fit.
  •   Place the paper on the paper support by keeping the printable side facing up.
  •   Adjust the paper edge guide against the paper.
  •   Pull out the paper output tray and raise the stopper.

Step 5: Installation of software

  •   Turn on your computer and connect it to the Wi-Fi.
  •   Insert the driver installation CD to install the software.
  •   You can also download the printer driver from the official web page of Epson.
  •   Ensure you download the driver that supports your PC’s OS.
  •   Go to the Downloads page on your device and double-click on the printer driver setup file to install the software.
  •   Click Install and wait until the driver installation process gets completed.
  •   Click on the Start setup.
  •   Choose the connection method.
  •   Click Next and carry out the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  •   Wait until the successfully connected message appears on the desktop.
  •   Now, the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer driver is installed on your device.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Driver

The Epson EcoTank M2140 driver enables you to access the printer from your PC. The driver is provided on a CD along with the printer package. However, you can also download the latest driver from the official printer support page.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Driver For Windows

  •   Turn on your Windows computer and connect it to the Internet.
  •   Go to the official web page of Epson.
  •   Search for the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer.
  •   Select the Support tab on the printer page.
  •   Choose the Downloads section and make sure you choose your Windows OS in the Operating System field.
  •   Once selected, select the printer driver from the list.
  •   Click Download.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Driver For Mac

  •   Ensure that your Mac computer is connected to the Internet.
  •   Go to the official Epson web page.
  •   Search for the printer model.
  •   Select the Support tab.
  •   Choose the Downloads section.
  •   Select your Mac OS version in the Operating System field.
  •   Choose the Epson printer driver from the list.
  •   Click Download.
  •   Once the driver is downloaded, move on to the installation process.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Manual Download

  •   Go to the official web page of Epson.
  •   Search for the printer model.
  •   Select the Support tab.
  •   Choose the Manuals and Warranty section.
  •   Select the User Manual from the list.
  •   Click PDF and select the Download icon on the upper right side of the page.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Scan Setup

Follow the below provided steps to scan a document on your Epson EcoTank M2140 printer.

  •   Make sure that your printer is turned on.
  •   Before moving on to scanning your document, make sure that you install the Epson scanner driver on your computer.
  •   Go to the official Epson web page.
  •   Search for the printer model and select the scanner driver.
  •   Click Download and install the scanner driver.
  •   Once downloaded, place the originals on the scanner glass.
  •   Place the document on the scanner glass by keeping the scanning side facing down.
  •   Close the scanner document.
  •   Press the OK button on the printer control panel to access the Home screen.
  •   Select the Scan option from the list and press OK.
  •   Configure the scan settings by choosing the scan type, mode, resolution, etc., on the scanner driver.
  •   Once selected, ensure that you choose the destination to save the file.
  •   Press the Start button to start scanning.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Scan to Computer

  •   Ensure that you have installed the scanner driver on your computer.
  •   Now, place the document on the scanner glass by keeping the scanning side facing down.
  •   Close the scanner document.
  •   Press OK to access the Home screen.
  •   Select the Scan option and press OK.
  •   Choose the Scan to Computer option to save the scanned file on your computer.
  •   Make sure that you choose the scan type as PDF, JPEG, or Email, etc., and press OK.
  •   Configure the scan settings on the driver.
  •   Now press the Start button again to scan the document.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Mobile Printing Setup

The Epson EcoTank M2140 printer doesn’t support wireless and hence it cannot print from mobile devices as well.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Wireless Setup

Epson EcoTank M2140 is an All-in-One printer that enables you to print, scan, and copy through a wired connection. Though it has many admirable features, the printer lacks the wireless feature.

So it is unable to connect the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer to Wi-Fi. Try connecting the device via a USB cable and enjoy the speed print.

Epson EcoTank M2140 AirPrint Setup

The basic requirement we need to use the AirPrint feature is a Wi-Fi network, an Apple device, and an AirPrint compatible wireless printer.

As the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer does not support Wi-Fi, it is unable to print via AirPrint.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Troubleshoot

Epson ET M2140 troubleshooting helps to fix the technical issues manually. Usually, printer users deal with issues related to paper jams, print quality, etc. The following sections discuss a few of the printer issues.

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Epson EcoTank M2140 not printing

  •   Check whether the LCD screen of your Epson ET M2140 printer shows any error.
  •   If it shows a particular error, try to clear it.
  •   If you can’t find the reason for the error, click Start on your computer and choose the Restart option.
  •   Wait until the device resumes and then do a test print.
  •   Make sure that the printer starts printing.
  •   If not, update the printer driver.
  • Using an outdated printer driver will also cause printing issues. Try uninstalling the old printer driver and install the latest version.

  •   On your computer (Windows), click Start and choose the Control Panel option.
  •   Select the Programs and Features option.
  •   Search and locate the Epson printer driver from the list.
  •   Click Uninstall.
  •   Now go to the official Epson web page.
  •   Choose the Support tab and select the printer driver for the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer page.
  •   Click Download.
  •   Once downloaded, install the printer driver and make sure that the printer starts printing.

Epson EcoTank M2140 won’t connect to Wi-Fi

Epson EcoTank M2140 does not come with the wireless printing feature. It can be connected only via a USB cable.

Epson EcoTank M2140 Paper Jam

  •   Turn off the printer and wait for the printer to cool down.
  •   Now open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Remove the jammed paper carefully.
  •   Close the front cover.
  •   Turn on the printer and do a test print.
  •   Make sure that the Epson EcoTank M2140 printer runs without any paper jam issue.


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