XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 SETUP

Begin your brand new Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer setup by unpacking it. After unpacking the printer, fill the tray with the paper type recommended by the manufacturer. Choose the desired connection type and connect the printer to a network. If you wish to use the fax function on your printer, then connect the Fax line to it and configure the fax settings as per your needs. Turn on the printer and configure the initial settings. Finally, install the printer driver (using the setup CD or the downloaded driver file) on your computer to finish the setup.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 UNBOXING SETUP

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Xerox Workcentre 6505 Setup

Step 1: Unpack the printer

  • Take your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer out of the box and place it on a clean surface.
  • Unpack the printer completely by removing all the packing materials present inside and outside of it.
  • While removing the packing material from the imaging unit, toner cartridge, and laser lens make sure you do it gently.
  • After unpacking the printer, place it close to an electrical outlet.
  • Avoid placing the printer closer to electromagnetic devices.

step 2: Loading paper

  • Remove the paper cassette completely from the printer.
  • Based on the paper type that you’re loading, align the width guides.
  • Get a stack of corresponding paper type and load it in the tray.
  • Adjust the width guides correctly.
  • Place the tray back into the printer.

step 3: Connecting the printer to the network

  • Choose the desired connection type.
  • For USB: Connect your Xerox printer directly to the computer using a USB cable.
  • For Ethernet: Using an Ethernet cable, connect the printer to your router.
  • Connect your computer to the same network using another Ethernet cable or over a wireless network.
  • Make sure to connect the cable securely at both ends.

step 4: Turn on the printer

  • Connect your printer to the telephone line cord using the fax line if you wish to use the Fax function on it.
  • Get the printer’s power cord.
  • Connect your Xerox printer to an electrical outlet using its cord.
  • Once your printer becomes stable, configure the initial settings such as date/time, country/region, language, etc.

step 5: Install the printer driver

  • Insert the Xerox printer setup CD into your computer.
  • Open the printer driver file. (Note: If your computer doesn’t have the disc tray, then download the printer driver from the printer’s official support page or this page.)
  • Select the connection type, printer, and other important settings when prompted during the driver installation.
  • Complete the printer driver installation by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, check whether the Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer setup is done correctly.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

FOR WINDOWS

  • Download your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer driver for Windows by clicking the Driver Download or Driver Download for Windows button provided on this page.
  • Also, you can visit the official support page of your Xerox printer to download the driver.
 

FOR MAC

  • On the printer’s official support page, click the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  • Choose your OS type followed by the printer driver that you want and click on the Download button beside the selected driver.
 

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 DRIVER INSTALL

The Xerox printer driver installation process will vary based on your OS and the connection type. The below section explains how to perform the driver installation on a Mac computer.

  • Open the Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer driver file on your computer.
  • Wait for the installation window to open.
  • Once it opens, perform the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • When prompted, click the Install Print Driver or Software Installation button available on the screen.
  • Similarly, choose the desired connection type, printer and other important preferences to complete the driver installation.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 MANUAL

Download the soft copy of your printer’s user guide from this page by clicking the Manual Download button provided. Also, you can get the manual for the official Xerox support website.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 WIRELESS SETUP

    The Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer mainly supports Ethernet & USB connections. But, if required, you can configure this printer over a wireless network using an optional wireless network adapter. The below section explains how to configure the wireless setup using the optional wireless network adapter.
  • Initially, get the wireless network adapter that is recommended by the printer manufacturer.
  • Unpack the adapter and connect it to an electrical outlet using its power cable.
  • Now, using an Ethernet cable, connect the adapter to your printer.
  • Turn on the printer and your wireless adapter.
  • Now on your computer, enable the Wi-Fi function and look for the SSID that says wpsa-xxxx or similar to it.
  • Select the SSID and click Connect. Now, your computer will get connected to the wireless adapter’s network.
  • Open a browser and type the IP address of the adapter to access its Quick Setup screen.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • When prompted, choose your network and enter its credentials in the given fields.
  • Once the configuration is done, you can perform printer-related operations over a wireless network.
 

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 SCANNER SETUP

Initially, make sure that you have completed your printer’s initial setup. Install the Scan driver on your computer if you haven’t installed it. If you’re going to perform the “scan to PC” operation, then make sure that the printer and the computer are connected to the same network. Similarly, check if you have configured the SMTP server settings to perform the “scan-to-email” operation. If not, follow the instructions to configure the SMTP server settings.

  • Go to your Xerox printer’s web access page.
  • Click on the Properties option followed by Email Settings (under Protocols).
  • In the given fields, type the email address to send the document, the IP address of your SMTP server, and the SMTP port number.
  • After entering them, choose the desired authentication type from the list given.
  • Configure the other settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, click the Save Changes button.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 SCAN TO PC

  • Turn on your Xerox printer and the computer if they are turned off.
  • Now, on the scanner glass of your printer, load the original document that you wish to scan.
  • Initiate the Scan function by pressing the Scan button available on the printer’s control panel.
  • Choose the Scan to option followed by Computer.
  • Select the computer that is connected to your printer.
  • Set the scan preferences as per your desire.
  • Finally, press the Start button.
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the placed document.
  • Once the scanning is done, a copy of it will be saved to the selected computer.
  • To continue the scan operation, select the Yes option when the Another page? message is displayed on the printer screen.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Initially, make sure that you have placed the document that you want to scan on the scanner glass.
  • Initiate the scan operation by pressing the Scan button.
  • Choose the Scan to E-mail option.
  • Now, select or enter the e-mail address to send the scanned document.
  • Configure other scan settings as per your desire.
  • Finally, press the Start button followed by OK.
  • Now, the scanning process will be initiated on your printer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 SCAN TO NETWORK

To perform the “scan-to-network” operation, make sure that you have created a shared folder on your computer. If not, create it by following the instructions given below. (Note: The following instructions are suitable only for Windows computers).

  • In the Windows Explorer window, select and right-click on the folder that you wish to share.
  • Choose the Properties option.
  • Go to the Sharing tab.
  • Click Share this folder > Permissions > Everyone > OK.
  • Now, open your printer folder on the computer.
  • Select the Address Book Editor option followed by Server.
  • Type the shared file name and server type in the given fields.
  • Click Computer Settings Wizard > Browse and choose the shared folder that you have created on your computer.
  • Type your printer’s login credentials in the given field and click Next > Finish > OK.

Now, your printer is ready to perform the “scan to network” operation. Follow these steps.

  • Press the Scan button.
  • Choose Scan to Network and press OK > OK.
  • Select the folder that you have created on your computer.
  • Configure the scan settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, press Start to initiate the scan to network operation.
  • Now, your printer will scan and save the document to the shared folder on your computer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 FAX SETUP

  • Get the Fax line.
  • Connect your Xerox printer to the telephone line cord using the Fax line.
  • Now, turn on your printer and configure the fax settings as per your desire.
  • To configure the fax settings, press the Fax button on the printer’s control panel.
  • Go to the Resolution menu and select the required resolution from the drop-down menu.
  • Press the OK button.
  • Similarly, set other fax preferences by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, send a fax message to the desired contact.

HOW TO CONNECT XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 TO COMPUTER

You can connect your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer to a computer over a wired or Ethernet cable connection.

connecting over a network

  • Initially, make sure that your printer and the computer are turned off.
  • Now, connect an Ethernet cable between the printer and your router.
  • Similarly, connect the computer to the same network using another Ethernet cable.
  • Make sure that the cables are connected securely.
  • Now, turn on the printer, router, and computer.
  • Open the printer driver file on your computer and perform the software installation on it.
  • Finish the installation to complete the wired setup.

using a USB cable

  • Connect your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer directly to your computer using a USB cable.
  • Turn on the printer and your computer.
  • Now, insert the printer setup CD or open the printer driver file and perform the software installation on your computer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 IMAGING UNIT REPLACEMENT

  • Get a new imaging unit for your printer.
  • Turn off the printer if it is turned on.
  • Now, open the front cover of your printer.
  • Take the transfer unit followed by the imaging unit out of the box.
  • Now, unpack and install the new imaging unit in its slot.
  • Place the transfer unit back into its slot and close the front cover.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the replacement process.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 TRANSFER UNIT REPLACEMENT

  • Turn off your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer completely.
  • Open your printer’s front cover and take the transfer unit out of the printer.
  • Unpack the new transfer unit and insert it into the printer.
  • Make sure to install the unit properly into the printer.
  • Close the front cover and turn on the printer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 DOUBLE SIDED PRINTING

You can perform the double-sided printing operation using the automatic or manual method. The following instructions explain how to perform the double-sided printing operation automatically.

  • Initially, make sure that your printer’s paper tray has enough paper to perform the print operation.
  • Now, on your computer, open the Print driver window.
  • Choose the 2-sided printing option followed by Flip on long edge, Flip on short edge, Long edged printing, or Short-edged printing.
  • Configure the print preferences as per your desire.
  • Finally, click OK > Print.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 TROUBLESHOOTING

Some common Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer issues and their troubleshooting instructions are given below. Read and utilize them as per your needs.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 FACTORY RESET

    To reset your printer settings to default, follow the below instructions.
  • Turn on your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer and go to its System menu.
  • Choose the Admin menu followed by the Maintenance option.
  • Select the Initialize NVM option and press OK.
  • Now, your printer settings will be restored to the default setting.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 PRINTING FADED

  • If your Xerox printer delivers faded printouts, then check whether the toner cartridges are installed properly.
  • Reinstall the toner cartridges.
  • Make sure that you have installed the cartridges that are recommended by the printer manufacturer.
  • Similarly, make sure that you’re using the paper type that is suggested by the printer manufacturer.
  • If you’re using paper that is damp, then replace it with a new one.
  • Check whether your printer’s transfer belt is damaged. If yes, replace it.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 NOT CONNECTING TO WIFI

  • Initially, make sure that the wireless adapter is installed on your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer.
  • Check whether your printer is placed within the range of the wireless router.
  • If not, relocate it and then try to connect the printer to it.
  • Make sure that you have selected or entered your wireless network’s SSID and password correctly.
  • Restart your printer and the router and then perform the wireless setup.
  • Check whether your router’s firmware is blocking the printer from connecting to the network. If yes, disable it temporarily.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 PRINTING PROBLEMS

If your Xerox printer is not responding to the print operation, then try the following troubleshooting instructions to fix it.

  • Restart the Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer and your computer.
  • To perform the print operation from your computer, both the devices should be connected to the same network.
  • Similarly, check if your printer driver is installed properly on the computer. If not, uninstall the existing driver and reinstall the correct one on your computer.
  • If the print outputs are not satisfactory, then check whether the print preferences are configured correctly and the toner cartridges have enough ink to perform the print operation.
  • Reconfigure the print preferences if they are misconfigured. Similarly, replace the empty toner cartridge.

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XEROX WORKCENTRE 6505 ERROR CODES

Most common and simple printer issues are informed to you through an error message. Following are the common error messages displayed on the printer screen.

    Error 010-397: This error message is related to the fuser error. If the fuser unit is not installed properly, then there is a chance for the printer to display the error 010-397. To clear this error, check whether the fuser unit is seated properly. If not, remove and reseat it correctly.

    Jam at Tray 1 or 2: If the paper is jammed inside the input tray 1 or 2, this error message is displayed on the screen. Remove the jammed paper from the printer to clear the error.

    Invalid Job: If your printer driver settings are misconfigured, then this error message will be displayed on the screen while performing the print operation. Press Cancel and reconfigure the printer driver settings correctly.

    Error 016-718 or Out of memory: This error message will be displayed on the screen when your printer memory is full. Clear unnecessary fonts, macros from the printer memory and then perform the print operation.