Why is My Epson Printer Not Printing Properly

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Epson printers often stop printing unexpectedly. Therefore, this article has explained all the reasons why Epson printers do not print. Consequently, we have provided detailed and simple steps to solve this problem.

So first, here is list of the reasons for the most common question, “Why does my epson printer not printing properly?” See the following:

• The spooler service may stop due to poor connection.

• The Epson printer is not correctly connected to your computer or another device.

• The printer status is not set to “Default Printer.”

• The Epson printer has stopped printing due to an old or old printer driver.

• A dusty printer head may be the cause of this problem.

• The Epson printer may have a print error because it may be offline.

• There is a problem with the printer firmware.

Detailed solution to the error “epson printer not printing properly.”

If your Epson printer does not print correctly, follow these solutions.

Check the spooler service of the Epson printer.

The spooler service manages printing capabilities and communication between the printer and your computer. Disabling this service may cause problems with your Epson printer, not printing. Therefore, follow these steps to make sure it works properly.

• From Windows Search, open the Run dialogue box, type services. msc, and click the OK button. This will bring up the service window.

• Scroll down the window, point to the Print Queue option, and double-click.

• Double-click on the print queue

• In the following pop-up window, make sure the startup type option is set to Automatic, and the service status is running.

• If it is not selected as automatic, click the option, select Automatic from the drop-down menu, and click the Start button.

• Then press the “OK” button

• Run a test print to see if the Epson printer is currently printing

If not set correctly, select the Epson printer as the “default printer.”

As mentioned in the previous section, Epson printers may stop working if the printer is not set as the default. To set the printer to default mode, follow these steps:

• First, open the control panel in a window.

• Press the Devices and Printers option.

• In the next window, right-click the Epson printer and select Set as Default Printer from this list.

• Set as default

We hope that this solution will solve the problem that Epson printers do not print text correctly.

Update Outdated Epson Printer driver

Using older versions of the printer driver can cause printing issues with your Epson printer. Therefore, you should update the latest version of the driver by following these steps:

• First, go to Control Panel> Device Manager

• Find the listed printer and right-click on the printer name.

• Select Update Driver Options from the menu.

• Click the updated driver for the Epson printer

• Automatically search for the latest updated printer driver.

Then follow the on-screen instructions to install the updated driver.

Clean the printhead from your PC.

• Follow these steps to clean the printhead from your Windows PC.

• Go to Control Panel and select the Devices and Printers option.

• In the next window, right-click on the printer and select the Print Settings option.

•Print configuration

• Then click Maintenance and select the Head Cleaning option.

• Then click the Start button and follow the onscreen instructions.

If you follow the steps above, the “Epson printer printing problem” will be quickly resolved.

Disables the Use Printer Offline status.

If the Use Printer Offline option is selected, the Epson printer will not print anything. You can uncheck this option by following these steps:

• First, open “Control Panel” from the Windows menu.

• Then go to the Devices and Printers menu.

• In the following message, right-click on the Epson printer to see the list. Check the print contents

• From here, make sure that the Use Printer Offline option does not have a √ mark. If it has this check mark, click this option to turn it off. The Epson printer is now set as the default printer.

Use the printer offline.

Finally, close the window and run a test print on your Epson printer.

Other solutions

• You may not have removed the vented tape from the cartridge. Remove this tape and check again as black ink may be printed.

• Make sure the cartridge is installed correctly and correctly-remove cartridge from the printer and put it back in the holder. Make sure you hear a click when you insert the cartridge into the printer.