macOS 11 (Big Sur) Failed Wireless Connection

Relates to:

Epson inkjet printers with a Wi-Fi connection.


When attempting to choose the wireless connection option in the web installer, the process will fail and move to the USB setup connection option.

Failed Steps
These steps are skipped during install


Three solutions are available, depending upon your product and resources:

  1. Use the temporary USB connection option as shown in the web installer.
  2. If your product has a screen, you may use this option to setup the wireless connection (see the product manual for help on the process).
  3. If you have a router that supports WPS connection method, use this option.