Epson Printer Not Printing

Epson Printer Not Printing is a technical glitch that frustrates users and interrupts the wonderful printing experience. While it is a single problem, there could be multiple reasons behind it. Some of the most common reasons responsible for this issue are listed below. 

  1. Connectivity Issues
  2. Incorrect Setup of Epson Printer
  3. Improper Connection between Printer and Computer
  4. Mismatch of Printer Port Settings and Printer Connection Port
  5. Computer’s Settings are Incorrect
  6. Epson Printer Drivers are not up-to-date
  7. The OS of your System is Incompatible with Epson Printer Drivers
  8. Epson Printer Drivers’ Firmware Issues
  9. Issue from Virus, Malware etc.
  10. Epson Printer File is Corrupted

Get Rid Of Epson Printer Not Printing

➥ Power Cycle Your Devices

  1. Turn Off Your Computer and Printer.
  2. Unplug their Power Cables.
  3. Turn Off Your Router and Modem.
  4. Unplug their Power Cables.
  5. Wait for 30-40 seconds.
  6. Turn On Your Router and Modem.
  7. Turn On Your Computer and Printer.

➥ Check Cables or Wireless Network

  1. In case of Wired Printers, check the Ethernet or USB Cables for any physical damage or loose connection.
  2. In case of Wireless Printers, check its wireless option. Make sure it is turned on and available. For this, ensure that the WiFi Lamp of the Printer is lit and stable.
  3. Conduct a Wireless Connectivity Test for your Epson Printer.
  4. Ensure that your Computer is properly Connected to the Wireless Network.
  5. Moreover, both the Printer and Computer are hooked to the same Network.

➥ Uninstall and Reinstall Epson Printer

One of the most common reasons behind Epson Printer Not Printing is improperly added Printer. In other words, your Computer hasn’t added the Printer correctly as its resource. Therefore, it is vital to get rid of the existing Epson Printer from your Computer. This can be easily done by accessing “Printers and Scanners” from “Settings”.

Thereafter, Reinstall the Epson Printer correctly on your Computer. 

➥ Install The Updated Epson Printer Drivers

Yet another reason responsible for Epson Printer Not Printing is outdated Epson Printer Drivers. As such, install the latest versions of Epson Printer Drivers

  1. Visit the official website of Epson Printers.
  2. Go to Epson Support Page.
  3.  Search your Epson Printer Model.
  4. From the following window, select the correct set of Printer Drivers as per your Computer’s OS. 
  5. Go for the “Downloads”.
  6. Then, launch the downloaded Setup File.
  7. Thereafter, follow on-screen instructions on the Installer to complete the Installation process.

➥ Fix Print Spooler

  1. Click the Windows “Start” button. 
  2. Type “Services” in the Search Box.
  3. Opt for “Services” from the Search Result.
  4. Select “Standards”. 
  5. Then, double-click on “Print Spooler”.
  6. Thereafter, select “Stop”.
  7. When prompted, click “OK”.
  8. Get back to the Search Box from the Windows “Start” menu.
  9. Search “%WINDIR%\system32\spool\printers”.
  10. Make sure to select “%WINDIR%\system32\spool\PRINTERS” from the list.
  11. Delete All Files in this Folder.
  12. Once again, return to the Search Box from the Windows “Start” menu.
  13. Search “Services”. Then, select “Services”.
  14. Select “Standards”. 
  15. Then, double-click on “Print Spooler”.
  16. Thereafter, select “Start”.
  17. On the following “Startup Type” box, select “Automatic”.
  18. When prompted, click “OK”.

➥ Make Printer “Online”

Ensure that the Printer’s Status on your Computer shows “Online”. However, if that is not the case. Then, change the Printer’s Status to “Online”.

➥ Update OS

Your Computer may have different OS platforms like Windows, Mac, etc. Out-of-date OS is another reason that can lead to this issue of “Epson Printer Not Printing”. Hence, simply Update your computer’s OS.

➥ Clear Print Queue

  1. Bring up your Computer’s “Control Panel”.
  2. Go to “Printers & Scanners”.
  3. Now, select your Epson Printer Model.
  4. Right-click on it.
  5. Select “Printer Queue/ See what’s printing”.
  6. The following window enlists pending Print Commands. 
  7. Select all of the pending Print Commands. Then, Delete them.
  8. Else, select them one-by-one and delete them.