Epson WorkForce WF-2650 Wireless Setup User Guide

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Epson WF 2650 Wireless Setup

Epson WorkForce WF-2650 Wireless Setup Guide

You can set up Epson WF-2650 to communicate with your computer using a wireless router or access point. The wireless router or access point can be connected to your computer over a wireless or wired network Epson product
  1. Wireless router or access point
  2. Computer with a wireless interface
  3. Computer
  4. Internet
  5. Ethernet cable (used only for wired connection to the wireless router or access point)
Epson WF 2650 Wireless Setup

Selecting Epson WorkForce WF-2650

You can select or change Epson WF-2650 wireless network settings using your product control panel.
To install your product on a wireless network, follow the instructions on the Start Here sheet and install the necessary software. The installer program guides you through network setup.
Note: Breakdown or repair of this product may cause loss of fax and network data and settings.

Epson WorkForce WF-2650 is not responsible for backing up or recovering data and settings during or after the warranty period. We recommend that you make your own backup or print out your fax and network data and settings.

Press the up or down arrow button, select Epson WF-2650 Wi-Fi Setup, and press the OK button. You see this screen:
  1. Select Wi-Fi Setup Wizard and press the OK button.
  2. Select the name of your wireless network and press the OK button.
  3. To enter the wireless network name manually, select Other Networks and press the OK button.
  4. Use the product's numeric keypad to enter your network name.
  5. Enter your wireless password using the numeric keypad.
The network name and password are case sensitive. Be sure to correctly enter uppercase and lowercase letters, and numeric or special characters.
  1. To enter letters or symbols, press the buttons on the numeric keypad to scroll through characters.
  2. To enter numbers or change the case of letters, press the up or down arrow button.
  3. To delete the previous character, press the left arrow button.
  4. To enter a space, press the right arrow button.
  5. Press the OK button when you finish entering your password.
  6. Confirm the displayed network settings and press the OK button to save them.
  7. If you need to change a setting, press the back button.
If you want to print a network setup report, press one of the Start buttons. (Otherwise, press the OK button.) If the network connection is successful, the Wi-Fi icon appears in the upper-right corner of the LCD screen.

Epson WF 2650 Setup Wi-Fi Direct Mode

You can set up Epson WF-2650 to communicate directly with your computer or another device without requiring a wireless router or access point.
  1. Epson WorkForce WF-2650
  2. Computer with a wireless interface
  3. Other wireless device
You can select one of these modes to communicate with your computer or device:
Access point mode
The product itself acts as the network access point for up to 4 devices. When operating in this mode,
your product displays an AP connection symbol on the LCD screen.

Peer-to-peer mode

  1. The product communicates one-to-one with another Wi-Fi Direct capable device. When operating in this mode, your product displays a Direct or D connection symbol on the LCD screen.
  2. To disconnect a peer-to-peer mode connection, release the connection to your product from your computer or other device.
  3. To enable peer-to-peer mode, you must select it from the Web Config Utility, under Advanced Settings > Services > Wi-Fi Direct.

Epson WorkForce WF-2650 Enabling Wi-Fi Direct Mode

You can enable Wi-Fi Direct mode to allow direct communication between your product and a computer or other devices without a wireless router or access point.
  1. Press the up or down arrow button, select Wi-Fi Setup, and press the OK button.
  2. Press the down arrow button, select Wi-Fi Direct Setup, and press the OK button.
  3. Press the down arrow button, select Connection Setup, and press the OK button.
  4. Press the down arrow button, select Change Password, and press the OK button.
  5. Press the up arrow button.
  6. Enter a Wi-Fi Direct password using the numeric keypad.
  7. Press the OK button when you’re finished entering your password.
  8. Press the OK button to view the SSID (Wi-Fi network name) and password.
  9. Use your computer or wireless device to select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displayed on the LCD screen, and enter the password shown.
  10. Press the OK button to return to the Home screen.
Your password must be at least 8 and no more than 22 characters long.
  • To enter letters or symbols, press the buttons on the numeric keypad repeatedly to scroll through characters.
  • To enter numbers or change the case of letters, press the up or down arrow button.
  • To delete the previous character, press the left arrow button.
  • To enter a space, press the right arrow button.

Epson WorkForce WF-2650 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

If your network uses a WPS-enabled wireless router or access point, you can quickly connect your
product to the network using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).
To check if your router is WPS-enabled, look for a button labeled WPS on your router or access point. If there is no hardware button, there may be a virtual WPS button in the software for the device. Check your network product documentation for details.

Epson WF-2650 Using WPS to Connect to a Network

If you have a WPS-enabled wireless router or access point, you can use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to connect your product to the network.
  1. Press the up or down arrow button, select Wi-Fi Setup, and press the OK button.
  2. Press the down arrow button, select Push Button Setup (WPS), and press the OK button.
  3. Follow the instructions on the LCD screen to complete WPS setup.
  4. Press the back button to return to the Home screen.
If the network connection is successful, the Wi-Fi icon appears in the upper-right corner of the
LCD screen.

Epson WorkForce WF-2650 Changing or Updating Network Connections

Accessing the Web Config Utility
You can select your product's network settings and confirm its operating status using a web browser.
You do this by accessing your product's built-in Web Config utility from a computer or other device that is connected to the same network as your product.
  1. Print a network status sheet.
  2. Locate the IP Address for your product that is listed on the network status sheet.
  3. On a computer or other device connected to the same network as your product, open a web browser.
  4. Enter your product's IP address into the address bar.
You see the available Web Config utility options.

Epson WorkForce WF-2650 Changing a USB Connection to a Wi-Fi Connection

If you have already connected your product to your computer using a USB connection, you can change to a Wi-Fi connection or add a Wi-Fi connection to print wirelessly.
1. Do one of the following:
  • If you want to use only a Wi-Fi connection, disconnect the USB cable from your product. With Windows, also uninstall your product software.
  • If you want to add a Wi-Fi connection in addition to a USB connection, leave the USB cable connected to your product.
2. Download and install your product software from the Epson website using the instructions on the
Start Here sheet.

Epson WF-2650 Connecting to a New Wi-Fi Router

If you change the wireless router you have been using on your network, you need to update your
product's Wi-Fi connection to the new router.
If you switch to a 5 GHz wireless router, set the router to operate in dual band (2.4 GHz and 5
GHz) mode. See your router documentation for instructions.
1. Do one of the following:
  • Windows: Uninstall your product software.
  • OS X: Go to the next step.
2. Download and install your product software from the Epson website using the instructions on the
Start Here sheet.

Disabling Wi-Fi Features

You may need to disable your product's Wi-Fi features if you change your network connection type or
need to solve a problem with your network connection.
Before disabling Wi-Fi features, make a note of your product's SSID (network name) and
password, and any network settings selected for the Epson Connect services you may use.
  1. Press the up or down arrow button, select Wi-Fi Setup, and press the OK button.
  2. Press the down arrow button, select Disable Wi-Fi, and press the OK button.
  3. Press the up arrow button to disable Wi-Fi.

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