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  • Page 1 L396 Wireless Installation Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents L396 Wireless Installation Guide ....................... 5 Using the Control Panel ..........................6 Control Panel Buttons and Lights ......................6 Adjusting Control Panel Position ......................7 Network Security Recommendations ......................8 Setting Up Your Product on a Wireless Network ..................9 Setting Up Your Product with Wi-Fi Auto Connect................
  • Page 5: L396 Wireless Installation Guide

    L396 Wireless Installation Guide Welcome to the Wireless Installation Guide. Before You Begin Make sure you filled the ink tanks and loaded paper as described on the Start Here sheet. Then follow the instructions in this guide to set up the product for use on a wireless network.
  • Page 6: Using The Control Panel

    Using the Control Panel See these sections to learn about the control panel and select control panel settings. Control Panel Buttons and Lights Adjusting Control Panel Position Control Panel Buttons and Lights Wi-Fi light The light on the left turns on when the product is connected to a wireless network. Wi-Fi Direct light The light on the right turns on when the product is connected to a wireless network in Wi-Fi Direct (Simple AP) mode.
  • Page 7: Adjusting Control Panel Position

    Parent topic: Using the Control Panel Adjusting Control Panel Position You can adjust the position of the control panel to make it easier to use. • To raise the control panel, lift it up from the bottom. • To lower the control panel, squeeze the release bar and gently push the panel down. Caution: Do not lower the control panel without first squeezing the release bar or you may damage your product.
  • Page 8: Network Security Recommendations

    Network Security Recommendations To help deter unauthorized access to your product over a network, you should protect your network environment using appropriate security measures. Security measures such as these can help deter threats such as loss of user data, use of telephone and fax lines, and other intrusions: •...
  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Product On A Wireless Network

    You can set up your product 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 Wireless router or access point...
  • Page 10: Setting Up Your Product With Wi-Fi Auto Connect

    Note: With Windows, if you see the message Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?, click Yes, then click OK on the next screen. On a Mac, if you see the message "EPSON" is an application downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it?, click Open.
  • Page 11 5. When you see one of these screens, click Install. Windows...
  • Page 12 Note: On a Mac, make sure you install Software Updater to receive firmware and software updates for your product. Software installation may take several minutes. Wait for the installation to complete. 6. Mac: If you see the following message, click Yes or No to continue. 7.
  • Page 13 8. Confirm that the ink is charged and do one of the following: • If the ink is charged, click the checkbox on the screen and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac). • If you have not charged the ink, follow the instructions on the Start Here sheet. 9.
  • Page 14 10. When you see this screen, select Set up printer for the first time and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac). 11. When you see this screen, select Yes and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac).
  • Page 15 12. If you see the Firewall Warning screen, click Next to continue. Note: If you see a firewall alert message, click Unblock or Allow to let EpsonNet Setup continue. Do not select Ask Me Later, Keep Blocking, or Block. 13. Do one of the following: •...
  • Page 16 • Mac: If you see the following messages, click OK and click Allow to let EpsonNet Setup access your password information. 14. Follow the on-screen instructions to let the system automatically configure your product on your network. Note: If the software cannot automatically configure your product to the network, you may be prompted to enter your network name (SSID) and password on a displayed screen.
  • Page 17 15. Mac: When you see this screen, click Add Printer and follow the on-screen instructions to add your product and the print queue to your system. Then click Continue. Note: Be sure to select your Epson product in the Use or Print Using drop-down list.
  • Page 18 16. When you see this screen, print a test page and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac). 17. Windows: The system begins searching for the latest firmware for your product. If you see a screen indicating that there is new firmware for your product, click Install item(s) and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 19: Setting Up Your Product Using A Temporary Usb Connection

    18. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete product setup. When you see this screen, click Finish (Windows) or Close (Mac) to close the installation program. Parent topic: Setting Up Your Product on a Wireless Network Setting Up Your Product Using a Temporary USB Connection To add your product to a wireless network, you may need to know the name (SSID) and password of your wireless network.
  • Page 20 Note: With Windows, if you see the message Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?, click Yes, then click OK on the next screen. On a Mac, if you see the message "EPSON" is an application downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it?, click Open.
  • Page 21 Note: On a Mac, make sure you install Software Updater to receive firmware and software updates for your product. Software installation may take several minutes. Wait for the installation to complete. 6. Mac: If you see the following message, click Yes or No to continue.
  • Page 22 7. When the Printer Setup screen appears, click Next (Windows) or Start (Mac) to begin setting up your product on your network. 8. Confirm that the ink is charged and do one of the following: • If the ink is charged, click the checkbox on the screen and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac).
  • Page 23 9. When you see this screen, select Wireless connection and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac).
  • Page 24 10. When you see this screen, select Set up printer for the first time and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac). 11. When you see this screen, select No and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac).
  • Page 25 12. Windows: When you see this screen, select Using temporary USB cable connection and click Next. 13. Mac: When you see this screen, click Continue.
  • Page 26 14. When you see this screen, connect a USB cable as shown and wait for the installer to detect your product. Note: If your product is not detected, make sure that it is turned on.
  • Page 27 15. When you see this screen, click Next (Windows) or Start Network Setup (Mac). 16. If you see the Firewall Warning screen, click Next to continue. Note: If you see a firewall alert message, click Unblock or Allow to let EpsonNet Setup continue. Do not select Ask Me Later, Keep Blocking, or Block.
  • Page 28 • Mac: If you have a wireless computer or laptop and you see the following messages, click OK and click Allow to let EpsonNet Setup access your password information. Then continue with step 20. • All other users: Continue with step 19. 19.
  • Page 29 21. When you see this screen, choose IP Address Automatic Configuration (DHCP) and click Next. If you need to change the IP address manually, click Change and follow the on-screen instructions. Note: If your WPA passphrase contains upper- or lowercase letters, be sure to note it correctly. If you do not know your wireless network name (SSID), WEP key, or WPA passphrase, contact the person who set up your wireless network before continuing.
  • Page 30 23. Mac: When you see this screen, click Add Printer and follow the on-screen instructions to add your product and the print queue to your system. Then click Continue. Note: Be sure to select your Epson product in the Use or Print Using drop-down list.
  • Page 31 24. When you see this screen, print a test page and click Next (Windows) or Continue (Mac). 25. Windows: The system begins searching for the latest firmware for your product. If you see a screen indicating that there is new firmware for your product, click Install item(s) and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 32 26. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete product setup. When you see this screen, click Finish (Windows) or Close (Mac) to close the installation program. Parent topic: Setting Up Your Product on a Wireless Network...
  • Page 33: Solving Network Problems

    Solving Network Problems Check these solutions if you have problems setting up or using your product on a network. For details, see your product User's Guide. Product Cannot Connect to a Wireless Router or Access Point Network Software Cannot Find Product on a Network Product Does Not Appear in Mac Printer Window Cannot Print Over a Network Cannot Scan Over a Network...
  • Page 34: Network Software Cannot Find Product On A Network

    Note: If you are reading these instructions online, you will lose your Internet connection when you initialize your router, so note the next step before initializing it. 4. Download your product software from the Epson website using the instructions on the Start Here sheet.
  • Page 35: Product Does Not Appear In Mac Printer Window

    Note: If you are using a 5 GHz wireless router, set the router to operate in dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) mode. If your router uses a single network name (SSID) for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band, give each band its own network name (SSID) instead, such as Home Network 2.4 GHz and Home Network 5 GHz.
  • Page 36: Cannot Scan Over A Network

    Solving Network Problems Cannot Scan Over a Network If you cannot start Epson Scan 2 for scanning over a network, try these solutions: • If you cannot scan from your product control panel, make sure you restarted your computer after installing the product software.
  • Page 37 • If network communication was interrupted while starting Epson Scan 2, exit Epson Scan 2, wait a few seconds, and restart it. If Epson Scan 2 cannot restart, turn off your product, turn it back on, and try restarting Epson Scan 2 again.
  • Page 38: Notices

    Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products.
  • Page 39: Copyright Attribution

    Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from electromagnetic interference that occurs from the use of any interface cables other than those designated as Epson approved Products by Seiko Epson Corporation. This information is subject to change without notice.

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