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Epson EcoTank ET-4850 Connect

The Epson Ecotank ET-4850 is a compact all-in-one printer that allows you to print and scan from any compatible device. Connecting the Epson ET-4850 printer to Mac, Windows, or Smartphones can be done in a matter of minutes. Once you have unpacked the box and powered it up, choose a mode to connect – device or smartphone.

For a Mac or Windows device, install the software from the Epson Support website and follow the instructions. Proceed to connect with a wireless network, key in the wireless network credentials. For a smartphone, download the Epson Smart Panel App and follow the instructions.

Ensure both the printer and computer is connected to the same network. With this, the Epson Ecotank ET-4850 is connected with the devices.

Epson ET-4850 Printer Setup

Follow the below guidelines to setup the Epson ET-4850 setup.

  1. Begin the Epson ET-4850 setup by unboxing the brand new Epson ET-4850 and place it on a flat surface.
  2. Remove the protective material.
  3. Connect the power cord and turn ON the Epson EcoTank ET 4850 printer.
  4. Open the ink bottles when you’re ready. Use the color-coded sticker to identify the colors and insert the ink bottle in the tank. Proceed with caution.
  5. Load the paper onto the paper tray by pulling out the paper cassette. Use the side edge guide to place the sheet properly.
  6. Proceed to install the Epson ET-4850 driver from the Epson Support website and follow the on-screen instructions to run the Epson ET-4850 setup program.
  7. On completing the driver setup, proceed to connect to a wireless network by automatically keying in the details when prompter by the driver.
  8. If not, manually enter the network credentials on the printer’s display, through the Wireless Setup Wizard.
  9. Download and install the Epson ET 4850 printer connect setup utility to print any document through email from anywhere.

With this, the Epson ET-4850 setup and driver installation are complete.

Epson ET-4850 Driver

Installing Epson EcoTank ET-4850 driver on the device is very simple. The process can be easily executed by following a set of instructions. Here are the instructions for setting up the Epson printer driver on Mac and Windows operating systems.

Epson ET-4850 Driver Windows

Steps for Driver download and install for Windows OS

  1. Once the printer is setup and ready proceed to install the driver to begin using the brand new Epson ET-4850.
  2. Visit the Support website, to download the Epson ET- 4850 driver for Windows.
  3. Choose the suitable Epson EcoTank ET-4850 Driver for Windows from the given list and download.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions, and give access and permissions wherever necessary.
  5. Choose the connectivity option, opt for Wireless Network Connection.
  6. Follow the other on-screen instructions and with this, the Epson ET 4850 driver is installed

Epson ET-4850 Driver Mac

Steps for Driver download and install for Mac OS

  1. After the initial Epson ET-4850 setup is complete proceed to download the Epson ET-4850 Driver and install it.
  2. Visit the Epson Support website, to download the ET 4850 driver for Mac OS.
  3. Select the operating system, in this case, Mac OS, and proceed to choose from the list of drivers.
  4. Download the suitable Epson ET-4850 driver and continue to install it.
  5. Run the file and follow the onscreen instructions to establish a Wireless Network Connection.
  6. With this, the Epson Ecotank ET 4850 is ready to take your printers.

Epson ET-4850 Wireless Setup

Wireless Setup Using the Control Panel:

  1. Follow the initial setup steps of unboxing the brand new Epson Ecotank ET-4850 printer.
  2. Proceed to install the Epson Et-4805 connect driver and the printer will now connect automatically to the wireless network.
  3. There will be times the connection will have to be established manually through the Wi-Fi setup through the Epson printer’s Control Panel.
  4. Follow these instructions for the Epson ET 4850 Wireless Setup
  5. Move over to the control panel of the Epson printer and press the Home button.
  6. Choose the Wi-fi icon and begin the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard.
  7. The available network will show up on the screen.
  8. Key in the wireless network credentials and proceed to connect.
  9. In a few seconds, the connection will be established.

Using WPS to connect to a network:

Follow the below guidelines to complete the WPS network setup to the Epson ET 4850 EcoTank Photo.

  1. Power up the Epson printer and place it near the Wi-Fi router.
  2. For the connection to be established, ensure that there is an active Wi-Fi connection.
  3. Move over to the router and locate the WPS button. On locating its press and hold for a few seconds.
  4. Move over to the Epson EcoTank 4850 printer display and click the Home button.
  5. Following this, choose Wi-Fi setup and follow the on-screen instructions after clicking the Push Button Setup.
  6. Ensure that the WPS buttons are pressed simultaneously.

The connection will be successful within a few seconds. If it fails to do so, complete the process a few more times.

Epson ET-4850 Troubleshooting

Epson ET-4850 printer offline

  1. Check if all the cables that are connected are intact.
  2. Move over to the Devices and Printer section and make Epson ET-4850 the default printer.
  3. Make sure that the driver installed is the updated driver. If it is not, reinstall the latest driver.
  4. Check the same for the device and complete the updating process.
  5. Perform other physical checks like ink in the cartridges, blocked printer nozzles, or improper paper insert.
  6. Remove the Epson printer from the device and perform the setup once again.

This checklist should assist in removing the Epson printer offline status.

Epson ET-4850 printer won’t print

  1. Ensure that all cables are connected properly and are intact between the Epson printer and the device.
  2. If the Epson printer is connected to a wireless network then ensure that the connection is active and stable.
  3. Make sure the device is updated and is on the latest version.
  4. The driver should be updated. If it is still on an old driver then install the updated version from the Epson Support website.
  5. Proceed to move over to the services. msc on the device and click Printer Spooler twice.
  6. Now, set the start type to Automatic.

Proceed to take a print. With the above completed, the printer should now begin to function properly.

Epson ET-4850 printing blank pages

  1. Begin by checking if the device and the Epson printer are connected to the same wireless network that is active.
  2. Replace the paper that has been inserted with a fresh bunch of suitable paper.
  3. Check if there is any blockage in the nozzle of the printers.
  4. Check the internal paper settings on the device are accurate as per the requirement.
  5. Ensure that the document printed is not blank.
  6. Refill the tank with ink if necessary.

These steps should provide a solution to the issue of blank pages being printed

Epson ET-4850 Printer Paper Jam

Follow the given steps to remove a paper jam for the Epson Et-4805 printer

  1. Stop all the on-going print jobs immediately from the device. 
  2. Move over to the printer. Check the paper feeder slot. 
  3. Move over to the front cover of the printer and open it with caution. 
  4. Identify where the paper has been jammed and remove it carefully. 

Replace the paper tray with a more suitable paper that is aligned properly to avoid paper jam in the future.

Epson ET 4850 won’t connect to Wi-Fi

  1. Ensure that there is an active and stable network connection. To check, connect another device to evaluate the area of error.
  2. The printer and the router must be placed close.
  3. There could be a connectivity issue when there are restrictions added to the router. Rectify this by adding the device name to the router.
  4. There are times when the desired network doesn’t show up in the menu for various reasons. As an alternative, the network name (SSID) and the credentials can be manually entered.
  5. Ensure that the WEP key or WPA passphrase are entered correctly.