Epson is one of the largest printer producers in the world. It is safe to say that they have the best solutions when it comes to encountering a problem.

Epson printers are termed the best when it comes to quality. They are usually used for printing, scanning, and many more. They have their own in-built program that counts the prints they produce. Each Epson printer has a breaking point or a limit and will show you the message “Printer needs Maintenance.” This message will keep flashing until you reset the Epson printer. You should know that Epson printers vary from one model to another and some steps might differ.


If you are having any performance trouble with your Epson printer, like connectivity issues, a simple reset can solve the problem. Now, to perform a standard reset on an Epson printer, the process is quite simple. You have to shut down or turn off your printer and then unplug the power cord from the power source.

Give the printer a minute or two, and then plug the printer back into the power source. Once the printer powers on, you have to wait for the cartridges to position properly. If you still find some problems with the Epson printer, you can go ahead and reset the printer to its factory settings.


In this troubleshooting article, you will see the steps to reset an Epson printer of a particular model. The Epson model you are going to read the steps is about the Epson WF 2630 printer.

  • Make sure that the Epson WorkForce WF 2630 printer is turned on.
  • Press the Home button on the Epson WorkForce WF 2630 printer.
  • Press the navigation buttons on the control panel to select the Setup option, and then press the OK button.
  • Now again, press the Up or Down arrow on the control panel and select the option Restore Default Settings.
  • Press the OK button.
  • Under the Restore Default Settings section, you will have a set of three options for different resets.
  • Network Settings: Network reset will restore the default network settings.

    Fax Settings: Restores all of the fax settings.

    Clear All Data and Settings: Restores all the default settings and will also reset the network and contact information on the Epson WF 2630 printer.

    Since we are seeing how to reset Epson WorkForce WF 2630, you have to select the last option.

  • Select the option Clear All Data and Settings.
  • You will now see a confirmation message.
  • Press OK to proceed with the reset.

You have successfully reset the Epson printer to its factory defaults.

Follow the same set of steps if you are facing any issues with the Epson printer. If you find any difficulty following the steps, kindly click the CALL button to speak to our dedicated technical team for assistance.