Epson WF 4740 Wireless Setup Guide

You can select or change wireless network settings using Epson Workforce WF 4740 control panel.
To install your product on a wireless network, follow the instructions on the Start Here sheet and install the necessary software by downloading it from the Epson website. The installer program guides you through network setup.

Epson WF 4740 Wireless Setup

Epson WF 4740 Wireless Setup Guide

Breakdown or repair of Epson WF 4740  may cause loss of fax and network data and settings. Epson 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.
  1. Press the home button, if necessary.
  2. Press the icon.
  3. Select Wi-Fi (Recommended).
  4. Select Start Setup or Change Settings.
  5. Select Wi-Fi Setup Wizard.
  6. Select the name of your wireless network or select Enter Manually to enter the name manually. Use the displayed keypad to enter your network name.
  7. Select the Password field and enter your wireless password using the displayed keypad. The network name and password are case sensitive. Be sure to correctly enter uppercase and lowercase letters, and numeric or special characters.
  • To move the cursor, press the left or right arrows.
  • To change the case of letters, press .
  • To delete the previous character, press .
  • To enter numbers and symbols, press .
  • To enter a space, press Space.
   8. Press OK when you finish entering your password.
   9. Confirm the displayed network settings and select Start Setup to save them.
  10. If you want to print a network setup report, select Print Check Report. (Otherwise, select OK.)
   11. Press the home button to exit.
  • You see the icon on the LCD screen and should be able to connect to Printer Epson WF 4740 directly from your computer or device, and then print. If you are printing from a computer, make sure you installed the network software as described on the Start Here sheet.
  • If you don't see the icon, you may have selected the wrong network name or entered the password incorrectly. Repeat these steps to try again.
Epson WF 4740 Wireless Setup

Epson WF 4740 Wi-Fi Direct Mode Setup

You can Epson WF 4740 Wireless Setup to communicate directly with your computer or another device with our equiring a wireless router or access point. In Wi-Fi Direct Mode, the Epson 4740 itself acts as a network access point for up to 4 devices.
  1. Epson WF 4740
  2. Computer with a wireless interface
  3. Other wireless device

Epson WF 4740 Enabling Wi-Fi Direct Mode

You can enable Wi-Fi Direct mode to allow direct communication between Printer WF 4740 and computer or other devices without a wireless router or access point.
  1. Press the home button, if necessary.
  2. Press the icon.
  3. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
  4. Scroll down and select Start Setup.
  5. Select Start Setup again.
  6. Use your computer or wireless device to select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) displayed on the LCD screen, then enter the password shown.
  7. Press the home button to exit.
You see the icon on the LCD screen and should be able to connect to Epson WF 4740 directly
from your computer or device, and then print. If you are printing from a computer, make sure you
installed the network software as described on the Start Here sheet.
If you don't see the icon on the LCD screen, you may have selected the wrong network
name or entered the password incorrectly. Repeat these steps to try again.


Epson WF 4740 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

If your network uses a WPS-enabled wireless router or access point, you can quickly connect Epson WF 4740 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 4740 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 home button, if necessary.
2. Press the icon.
3. Select Wi-Fi (Recommended).
4. Select Push Button Setup (WPS).
5. Follow the instructions on the LCD screen to complete WPS setup.
6. Press the home button to exit.

You see the icon on the LCD screen and should be able to connect to your product directly from
your computer or device, and then print. If you are printing from a computer, make sure you installed
the network software as described on the Start Here sheet.

Printing a Network Status Sheet

You can print a network status sheet to help you determine the causes of any problems you may have
using your product on a network.
1. Press the home button, if necessary.
2. Select Settings.
3. Select General Settings.
4. Select Network Settings.
5. Select Network Status.
6. Select Print Status Sheet.
7. Select Print.
Examine the settings shown on the network status sheet to diagnose any problems you have.

Epson WF 4740 Configuring Email Server Settings

To use features such as scanning to email or forwarding faxes to email, you need to configure the email server. You can select settings for the email server using the control panel on the product.
1. Press the home button, if necessary.
2. Select Settings.
3. Select General Settings.
4. Select Network Settings.
5. Scroll down and select Advanced.
6. Select Email Server.
7. Select Server Settings.
8. Select one of the options shown above, then select the settings you want to use. Contact your
internet service provider if necessary to confirm the authentication method for the email server.
9. Select Proceed to save your settings.
10. Select Close to exit.
11. Select Connection Check to verify the connection to the email server.

Epson WF 4740 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 Epson WF 4740.
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 WF 4740 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.
1. Disconnect the USB cable from your product.
2. Uninstall your product software.
3. Download and install your product software from the Epson website

Epson WF 4740 Changing a Wi-Fi Connection to a Wired Network Connection

If you have already connected your product to your computer wirelessly, you can change to a wired
network connection if necessary.
1. Disable your product's Wi-Fi features.
2. Connect one end of an Ethernet network cable to the product's LAN port.
3. Connect the other end to any available LAN port on your router or access point.
4. Uninstall your product software.
5. Download and install your product software from the Epson website.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
7. When you see the Select Your Connection screen, select Wired network connection.
8. If you see a Select Setup Option screen, select Set up printer for the first time.
9. Continue following the rest of the on-screen instructions.

Epson WF 4740 Connecting to a New Wi-Fi Router

  • If you change the wireless router you have been using on your network, you need to update Epson WF 4740 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.
  • Mac: Go to the next step.
2. Download and install your product software from the Epson website using the instructions on the
Start Here sheet.

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