Epson XP-8600 Setup 2021-05-31T07:05:04+00:00

INSTRUCTIONS FOR EPSON XP 8600 SETUP

The Epson XP 8600 printer is a six-color inkjet printer that can print high-quality photos at lower costs. It is a multifunctional printer that supports wired and wireless connections. The Epson XP 8600 Setup is compact and fits into any place.

Epson XP 8600 Setup

Box Content:

  •    The Epson XP 8600 printer.
  •    CD-ROM.
  •    Power Cord.
  •    Six Ink Cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, and Light Magenta).
  •    Quick Setup Guide.

Unboxing and Basic Setup

  •   Open the box and pull the plastic cover to take the Epson XP 8600 printer and the other contents out of the box.
  •   Remove the plastic cover from the printer.
  •   Now, place the printer on a flat surface and remove all the blue protective tape from around the printer.
  •   Open the document cover, remove the blue tape, and close the document cover.
  •   Place your fingers on the dent and open the scanner unit. Don’t touch the white cable inside the scanner unit.
  •   Remove the protective material from the scanner unit.
  •   Close the scanner unit.
  •   Remove all the protective material from the inside of the printer.
  •   Finally, pull the output tray.
  •   Now, insert one end of the power cable into the printer and the other end into the electrical socket.
  •   The Epson xp 8600 Setup unboxing is completed successfully.

How to Install Ink Cartridges in Epson XP 8600:

  •    To install the ink cartridges into the printer, follow the steps given below.
  •    Press your Epson printer’s Power button to turn it on.
  •    Select the preferred language and wait for the ink cartridge setup screen to display on the control panel.
  •    Open the scanner unit.
  •    Wait until the ink cartridge holder stops at the replacement position.
  •    Now, remove the ink cartridge from the package and remove the protective cap from the ink cartridge.
  •    Next, place the ink cartridge diagonally into the ink cartridge holder and press until it clicks into place.
  •    Repeat this process for the other ink cartridges. Make sure to follow the cartridge pattern from top to bottom (Magenta, Black, Light Cyan, Cyan, Yellow, Light Magenta).
  •    Now, close the scanner unit.
  •    Press Installed on the printer control panel and wait for a few minutes to complete the Epson xp 8600 setup.

How to Load Paper in the Cassette:

  •    Open the front cover and pull the paper cassette from the printer.
  •    Slide the edge guides to their outermost positions.
  •    Load the paper stack with the print side facing down and adjust the edge guides to hold the edges of the paper stack.
  •    Insert the paper cassette back into the printer.
  •    Finally, the basic printer setup is completed successfully.

Epson XP 8600 Driver

The driver for Epson XP 8600 comes in the CD drive in the printer box. With the help of the driver, you can access the printer from your computer. To set up a wireless connection, the driver plays a vital role. You can also download the driver from the Epson official website.

Epson XP 8600 Driver For Windows

  •    The setup CD-ROM for a Windows computer comes with the printer box. If not, download the drivers from the Epson official website.
  •    Open the browser on your Windows computer.
  •    Go to the official Epson Support website.
  •    Type in your printer’s model number in the search box and click the Search icon or press Enter key.
  •    The website automatically detects your Windows operating system from the Operating System drop-down list.
  •    We recommend you to select the Drivers and Utilities Combo Package Installer and click Download.
  •    Run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Now, the driver for Epson xp 8600 setup is downloaded and installation process on the Windows computer is completed successfully.

Epson XP 8600 Driver For Mac

  •    The setup CD-ROM for Mac computer comes with the printer box. If not, download the drivers from the Epson official website.
  •    Open the browser on your Mac computer.
  •    Go to the official Epson support website.
  •    Type in your printer’s model number in the search box and click the Search icon or press Enter key.
  •    The website automatically detects your Mac operating system from the Operating System drop-down list.
  •    Choose the most appropriate driver for your Mac and click Download.
  •    Run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Epson XP 8600 Manual Download

  •    Turn on the computer and open the browser.
  •    Go to the official Epson support website and type the printer model number in the search box and click the Search icon.
  •    Locate your Epson xp 8600 setup and click Manuals and Warranty.
  •    Under this title, download the required manual in PDF format.

Epson XP 8600 Scan Setup

  •    Connect the printer and the computer to the same wireless network.
  •    Make sure the driver software is installed on the computer.
  •    Follow the instructions given below for the scan setup.

Epson XP 8600 Scan to computer

  •    Complete the basic connection setup.
  •    Turn ON the printer.
  •    Now, you have to place the document on the scanner glass with the scan side facing down.
  •    Gently slide the document to the corner mark.
  •    Press Scan on the printer control panel.
  •    Choose the Computer option.
  •    On the next screen, select the computer to which you have already connected the Epson xp 8600 setup.
  •    Now, select the file format (PDF, JPEG, etc.).
  •    Press the Start button on your printer control panel to begin the scanning process.
  •    The scanned document is now saved to your computer in the specified format.
  •    Once the scanning is completed, remove the original document from the printer.

Scan from Computer:

  •    Place the document on the scanner glass and slide it to the arrow mark at the right-side of the scanner glass.
  •    Download and install the Epson ScanSmart application from the official Epson website.
  •    Start Epson ScanSmart on your Windows computer.
  •    When the Epson ScanSmart screen is displayed, just follow the on-screen instructions to perform the scanning process.

Epson XP 8600 Replace Ink Cartridge

  •    When prompted to replace the ink cartridge on the printer control panel, select Maintenance > Ink Cartridge Replacement from the control panel.
  •    Open the scanner unit and wait until the ink cartridge holder stops.
  •    Remove the existing ink cartridge as prompted in the Epson xp 8600 Setup control panel.
  •    Push the lock above the ink cartridge and remove the ink cartridge from the ink cartridge holder.
  •    Take the new cartridge from the package and then remove the protective cap from the cartridge.
  •    Insert the new ink cartridge into the ink cartridge holder diagonally.
  •    Push the ink cartridge until it clicks into place.
  •    Now, close the scanner unit.

Thus, the ink cartridge replacement in Epson XP 8600 is completed successfully.

Epson XP 8600 Wi-Fi Setup

Configure Wi-Fi Setup on the Computer:

  •    Download the driver from the Epson official website.
  •    Run the setup file and click Install.
  •    Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software on the Windows computer.
  •    On the screen for selecting the connection method, click on the Wireless connection radio button. Now, click Next.
  •    On the Wi-Fi Auto Connect wizard, select the Yes (recommended) radio button and click Next.
  •    Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the Wi-Fi setup for Epson xp 8600 setup.
  •    If the installation failed or you are unable to detect the wireless network, click the Using control panel radio button and click Next.
  •    Follow the topic given below to perform the Epson XP 8600 wireless setup using the printer control panel.

Configure Wi-Fi Setup Using the Printer Control Panel:

  •    Make sure that the router is connected to an active network and configured to the computer.
  •    Turn ON the Epson XP 8600 printer and place it near the router.
  •    Press the Home icon on the printer control panel.
  •    Tap the Network Connection Setting icon.
  •    Select Wi-Fi (Recommended) > Start Setup > Wi-Fi Setup Wizard.
  •    Now, select the SSID/name of your wireless network or select Enter Manually.
  •    Once you have finished entering the SSID, tap Enter Password and type the wireless network password. Press OK.
  •    Finally, the Wi-Fi setup for the Epson XP 8600 Setup is completed successfully.

Epson XP 8600 WPS Setup

  •    You can automatically connect the printer to a Wi-Fi network by pressing the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button on the router.
  •    Turn ON the Epson XP 8600 printer and tap the Network Connection Setting icon on the Home screen.
  •    Tap Wi-Fi (Recommended) > Start Setup > Push Button Setup (WPS).
  •    Now, you need to press the WPS button on your router until the security light flashes.
  •    Wait for few minutes and tap Start Setup on the printer control panel. Next, tap Close.
  •    Now check the connection status on the printer’s control panel.
  •    The Epson XP 8600 printer WPS setup is completed successfully.

Epson XP 8600 Troubleshoot

Troubleshooting is an action of solving problems with the Epson XP 8600 Setup.

Epson XP 8600 Printer Offline

  •    Turn on the Windows computer and click the Start icon.
  •    Navigate to the Control Panel and click on Devices and Printers.
  •    In the window that is displayed, right-click on your printer.
  •    Choose the See what’s printing option.
  •    In the new window, click on Printer. Uncheck the Pause Printing and Use Printer Offline options.
  •    Now, restart your printer and wait for few seconds.

Epson Xp 8600 Paper Jam

  •    Open the scanner unit.
  •    Locate the jammed paper, hold it with your hands, and gently remove the paper out of the scanner unit.
  •    Close the scanner unit.
  •    Now, remove the rear cover and gently take out the jammed paper.
  •    Now, close the rear cover of Epson xp 8600 Setup.

Epson Xp 8600 Paper Feed Problem

  •    The main paper feed problem is over-loading the cassette.
  •    Load only the recommended paper size.
  •    Follow the basic paper loading methods as given below.
  •    Turn ON the Epson XP 8600 printer.
  •    Pull the paper cassette out and slide the edge guides to their extreme positions.
  •    Place the paper stack and adjust the paper guides.
  •    Ensure that the paper stack is under the edge guides.
  •    Load only a limited number of papers into the cassette.

Epson Xp 8600 Factory Reset

Factory resetting the Epson XP 8600 printer may delete all the stored data completely from the printer, and you can’t recover that data.

Steps to Factory Reset:

  •    Turn ON the Epson XP 8600 printer.
  •    Now, press the Home button on the printer control panel.
  •    Select Settings > Restore Default Settings > All Settings and tap Yes.
  •    Wait for few minutes to complete the factory reset of Epson XP 8600 Setup.

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