Has your printer lately been in an error state? Well, the Epson printer in error state is a common problem that can arise with any of the Epson printer models. But, the solutions listed in this article may help you get rid of this solution at the earliest.
In this article, you can find complete details on why your printer is in an error state and the best ways to fix it. You may continue reading this article further if you want to get your Epson printer out of the error state.
When your printer is in error state, you will not be able to carry forward your printing tasks. Apart from this, you will not be able to give the print command to your printer. Even if you are able to do so, the printer will not be able to respond to your print command. But, troubleshooting the printer can be helpful in this scenario.
There could be various issues that can cause your printer to go in error state. Here, we have listed some common causes of the printer in error state:
Make sure that there is enough ink in the cartridges and the installed
cartridges are original.
There might be some printhead blockage in your printer which is causing your printer to go in error state. Therefore, you must clear the blockage, if there is any.
In case of loose connections, your device may fail to respond to your print commands. Make sure that the cables are connected properly to your printer and computer.
If you do not find these solutions helpful, then you must reinstall Epson Printer drivers on your Windows 10. Else, you have to contact Epson Printer Support to get rid of the issue.
There are certain things you can try if you want to fix the color error on your Epson printer:
Using the control panel of your Epson printer, find the Pause/Reset buttons. After that, press and hold this button for a few seconds. This will clear the print job and your printer will be reset. After your printer gets reset, you can start your printing task again. If you still see the same errors, you may repeat the same process.
The issue usually arises because of the problem with the printer software update. Also, it may arise because of hardware issues. Thus, to clear the printer in error state, you must update the printer driver, check all the connections, reinstall the printer driver, or check the ink levels, and so on.
To get your printer out of the error state, you must change the port settings by pressing the ‘Win + R’ keys. Also, ensure that your printer is set to be used online. Apart from this, you may also try to reinstall the printer driver. Moreover, you should set the Printer Spooler Service to automatic.
To check your printer for errors, you must locate your printer on the computer. Then, you need to double-click on its name and select the ‘Properties’ or ‘Status’ option. When you click on the ‘Status’ option in the printing queue, you’ll be able to read the error messages.