Epson Scan: Network setup

Epson Scan can be used to scan via a USB connection or using a wired or wireless (Wi-Fi) network connection.

By default Epson Scan is set to scan via a USB cable, and will present an error if Epson Scan is opened and a scanner is connected via a network or Wi-Fi connection.

The following article explains how to change the settings in Epson Scan to allow scanning via a network or Wi-Fi connection.

  1. Open Epson Scan Settings

  2. Select your all in one printer or scanner from the drop down list

    If your product does not show in the drop down list, please refer to:How to download drivers and software from the Epson website

  3. Set Connection Type to Network.

  4. Click Add

  5. Click the IP address in the list and click OK


    If the IP address is not shown in the list click Enter Address

    1. Type in the IP address of the All in one printer or scanner

    2. Click OK
  6. Click Test
    Successful Test Unsuccessful Test
  7. Expand the section below depending on the test results.

If the Test is Successful

  1. Click OK
  2. Click OK to close Epson Scan Settings
  3. Your all in one printer or scanner is now ready to scan wirelessly

If the Test is Unsuccessful

  1. Click OK
  2. Make sure the all in one printer or scanner is turned on
  3. Print a Wi-Fi Status sheet or check the scanners network settings to verify the following information:
    • Confirm if using Wi-Fi that both devices are connected to the same network SSID
    • Confirm the correct IP address for the All in one printer or scanner is listed in the scanner list
  4. Click Test.

For further troubleshooting refer to:

Video Tutorial: Using Epson Scan to scan via a network


Windows 10 is used in this video for demonstrative purposes; the steps shown to open Epson Scan Settings may vary depending on your operating system.