How do I connect my product with a Wi-Fi Direct connection?

  • See below. Select one of the links below to see instructions on setting up a Wi-Fi Direct connection with your type of device.

    Enabling Wi-Fi Direct (Simple AP) Mode

    You can enable Wi-Fi Direct mode to allow direct communication between your product and computer, mobile devices, or other devices (up to 8) without a wireless router or access point.

    Note: Make sure the Epson Smart Panel app or another compatible Epson printing app is installed on your mobile device before connecting to the product.

    1. Press the  home button, if necessary.
    2. Press the icon. You see a screen like this:

    3. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
    4. Scroll down and select Start Setup. The product information is displayed on the LCD screen.

    5. Do one of the following:
      • Open the Epson Smart Panel app on your device and use the information on the LCD screen to select your product. Skip to step 7.
      • To connect without using the Epson Smart Panel app, select Other Methods and go to the next step.
    6. Do one of the following:
      • For iOS devices, select iOS. Scan the QR code with the camera app on your device and follow the instructions on your device.
      • For other types of devices, select Other OS Devices. Use your device to select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displayed on the LCD screen, then enter the password shown.
    7. Select Complete on the LCD screen. The blue Wi-Fi Direct icon is displayed on the LCD screen and indicates if Wi-Fi Direct is enabled on the product.

      Note: If the Wi-Fi Direct icon is displayed on the LCD screen, Wi-Fi Direct is not enabled. Repeat these steps to try again.

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