Now, traditionally we are used to sending print command from our computer to the printer connected locally by a USB cable. Or you have a network printer which is hooked up to the local area network at your home or office using Ethernet cable. So you can send print command from any computer on the network if it is set up correctly. Now, how about printing from your mobile device such as an Android phone wirelessly? That is very much possible if your printer has wireless features. Now the way to do this is pretty similar for any kind of WiFi enabled printers. So in this post, we will see how to print from our Android phone to Epson printer wirelessly.
What You'll Need to Print from Android Phone to Epson Printer Wirelessly
2. Android device
You can download this app for free from the Google Play Store here.
Steps to Print from Android Phone to Epson Printer Wirelessly
Step 1: Connect Your Epson Printer to Wi-Fi
For wireless printing, your Epson printer must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android device. This is important.
If your absent printer has a display panel then you can simply navigate the menu and connect to the WiFi network.
1. Access your printer's control panel.
2. Navigate to the Network Settings or Wi-Fi Setup option.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your printer to your Wi-Fi network.
4. Ensure both your Android device and printer are on the same network.
If you have an Epsilon printer without a display then you can follow this previous article – How to connect Epson Printer to WiFi network (Without Display and Without WPS)?
Step 2: Install the Epson iPrint App on you Android Phone
Visit the Google Play Store and install the Epson iPrint app on your Android device, if you have not installed the Epson iPrint App already.
Step 3: Open the Epson iPrint App
After installing the Epson iPrint app on your Android Phone, open it on your Android device. If this is your first time, you need to agree to the terms of usage.
Step 4: Select Your Printer detected
If this is your first time, you will see a status message “Printer is not selected“. Tap on it.
The Epson iPrint app should automatically detect your Epson printer on the same Wi-Fi network. Select your printer from the list of available devices.
Step 5: Choose Your Printing Options
After a selection after printer, you can tap on print photos or print documents as per your requirement.
You can now tap on the gear icon at the top right corner for print options.
Here you can change the number of copies you want to print, paper size, media type, layout, print quality, color or monochrome etc.
Select the appropriate options and follow the on-screen instructions on the mobile deice to initiate the print.
Step 6: Initiate Printing
After customizing your printing preferences, hit the “Print” button at the bottom.
Your document or photo will be sent wirelessly to your Epson printer. Beside, printing documents, you can also print photos, scan and even do some maintenance.
With these simple steps and the Epson iPrint app, you can enjoy the convenience of wireless printing from your Android device to your Epson printer. No need to use cables, computers, or intermediaries. This is truly a direct and hassle-free printing.
– Ensure your printer and Android device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network for successful printing.
– Keep your Epson iPrint app updated for the best printing experience.
– Epson iPrint also supports scanning, making it a versatile tool for your printing and scanning needs.
If you want to watch a tutorial video, see the video below which explains clearly on How to Print from Android Phone to Epson Printer Wirelessly.
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