epson xp-205

Epson XP 205 printer setup

The  Epson XP 205 is an all-in-one printer that comes with features that will allow you to print, scan, copy and send faxes. The Epson XP 205 comes with a sleek and compact design that makes it perfect for the home and a small office.The added benefit of using the Epson XP 205 printer is that it can be connected to a wireless connection. The Epson XP 205 printer is also compatible and can be connected to smart devices using apps.To be able to use the Epson XP 205 printer to its maximum output, it is vital that the printer be set up and the driver downloaded and installed on the device. We have added the following instructions to assist you in the process of setting up the Epson XP 205 printer.

How to set up Epson XP 205 printer?

  • Place the printer on a flat surface and remove the Epson XP 205 printer from the box.
  • Place the Epson XP 205 printer box on a flat surface that is near a power supply.
  • Remove the power cord from the box and connect it to the Epson XP 205 printer.
  • Power up the printer after connecting it to the power supply and turning it on.
  • Insert the ink cartridges into the printer and load papers onto the paper feeding tray.
  • Move over to the device that will be connected to the printer and open a web browser.
  • Enter the details of the Epson XP 205 website and download the driver.
  • The driver has to be installed on the device by following all the on-screen instructions.
  • The final will require you to connect the printer to a wireless connection.

Epson XP 205 Driver Download

Download the Epson XP 205 printer driver to be able to access all the features of the printer in one application. Follow the below instructions for guidelines, to download the Epson XP 205 printer driver.

Epson XP 205 Driver Download Windows

  • Power up the Epson XP 205 printer and the Windows device.
  • Open a web browser on the device and open the Epson Support Website.
  • Enter the details of the website. Choose Drivers and Software.
  • Enter the details of the printer – Epson XP 205 and choose the operating system.
  • A list of the available drivers will appear. Download the Epson XP 205 printer driver for a Windows device.
  • Complete the on-screen instructions to complete the installation of the Epson XP 205 driver.

Epson XP 205 Printer Driver Download Mac

  • After the first-time set up of the  Epson XP 205 printer, complete the download and installation of the Epson XP 205 driver.
  • Power up the printer and the device. Enter the details of the Epson website.
  • Enter the details of the Epson XP 205 printer and choose the Mac operating system.
  • Based on the details that have been entered on the website, the Epson XP 205 printer drivers will appear.
  • Choose the desired driver and complete the download and the installation of the driver.
  • Follow the on-screen process to complete the installation. Finally, connect the Epson XP 205 to a wireless connection.

Epson XP 205 wireless setup

Epson XP 205 wireless setup using the control panel

  • After the first-time set-up of the Epson XP 205 printer, it has to be connected to a wireless connection.
  • When the installation wizard prompts a connection choose a wireless connection.
  • Make sure there is an active wireless connection for the Epson XP 205 printer.
  • And make a note of the wireless connections credentials.
  • On choosing, a wireless connection chooses the active wireless connection as desired.
  • Enter the details of the credentials of the wireless connection.
In a few minutes, the wireless connection will be connected.

Epson XP 205 – using WPS to connect to a wireless connection

  • Power up the Epson XP 205 printer and the wireless connection.
  • Ensure the wireless connection is active. Check the stability of the wireless connection.
  • Move over to the wireless router and press and hold the WPS connection.
  • Move over to the Epson XP 205 printer and press the WPS button.
  • Make sure the WPS button is pressed down at the same time.
  • Give the printer and the connection a few minutes to connect.

Epson XP 205 troubleshooting

Epson XP 205 printer offline

  • Complete a physical check to ensure the printer is properly connected to the device.
  • Check if the printer and the wireless connection is active. The printer should be connected to a wireless connection.
  • Set the printer as a default printer. Open the Settings app and choose the Control Panel.
  • Select the Epson XP 205 and right-click. Choose Set as Default from the pop-up menu.
  • Check if the printer driver is updated. If there is an update available ensure to complete the update at once.
  • Finally, restart the Epson XP 205 printer and it will come back online.

Epson XP 205 printing blank pages

  • Make sure the Epson XP 205 printer is connected to a wireless connection.
  • Check if there is sufficient ink in the ink cartridge.
  • Replace the ink cartridge if needed.
  • Check the quality of the paper that is loaded in the paper feeding tray.
  • Replace the existing sheets of paper with higher quality paper.
  • Make sure the document that is printed is not blank.
  • Check if the document settings are set to work properly.
Check the printer driver for an update. Complete the update process at once.

Epson XP 205 Printer Paper Jam

  • Power up the  Epson XP 205 printer and check if there is any alert available.
  • Complete a quick check to locate the paper jam.
  • Look through the paper feeding tray to identify the paper jam.
  • On locating the paper jam, yank out the paper from the printer.
  • Ensure there are no bits of paper left behind in the printer.
  • Remove the paper jam and restart the printer to continue to use it.

Epson XP 205 won’t connect to the wifi

  • Ensure the connection is active and make sure the wireless connection is stable that the printer can connect it.
  • Place the printer and the router close so that there are no disturbances in the connection.
  • Or, restart the Epson XP 205 printer and wireless connection.
  • Allow it to remain turned off for a few minutes and connect the printer back to the printer.
  • Complete the connection of the printer and the wireless connection again.
  • The issue should be resolved and the connection should be removed.