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How do I manually connect to a Wi-Fi network?

    You can use the EpsonNet Config utility to connect the scanner to a Wi-Fi network.

    Note: You must have a computer with a wireless adapter to set up the connection.

    Note: The scanner powers off after 5 minutes of inactivity. If the scanner turns off during the procedure, you may need to repeat some of these steps.

    1. Make sure the scanner is turned off.
    2. Set the connection mode switch on the scanner to the AP mode position.
    3. Turn on the scanner and wait for the ready and Wi-Fi lights to stop flashing.
    4. From your computer or device, open the list of wireless networks and select the SSID shown on the label on the bottom of the scanner.
    5. Enter the password shown on the label on the bottom of the scanner. When the ready and Wi-Fi lights on the scanner stay on, the connection is established.
    6. Do one of the following to start EpsonNet Config:
      • Windows 10: Click > EpsonNet > EpsonNet Config.
      • Windows 8.x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select EpsonNet Config.
      • Windows (other versions): Click or Start, and select All Programs or Programs. Select EpsonNet > EpsonNet Config > EpsonNet Config.
      • Mac: Open the Applications folder, select Epson Software > EpsonNet > EpsonNet Config > EpsonNet Config.
    7. Select your scanner from the list and click Configuration.
    8. Select Network > Wi-Fi.
    9. Select the following settings for your infrastructure connection:
      • Communication mode: Select Infrastructure.
      • SSID: Enter the SSID of the wireless router.
      • Security level: Select the wireless connection's security protocol.
      • WEP Settings or WPA Settings: Enter the wireless connection's security key.
    10. Click Transmit.
    11. Open the Device menu and select Quit.
    12. Turn off the scanner.
    13. Connect the computer or device to the wireless network.
    14. Set the connection mode switch on the scanner to the Wi-Fi position.
    15. Turn on the scanner. When the ready and Wi-Fi lights on the scanner stay on, the scanner is connected to the network.
    16. Select the link below to set up network scanning. You must set up network scanning to connect your computer and wireless scanner.
    Related tasks
    Setting Up Network Scanning
Published:  Nov 30, 2017 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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