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.
Step-by-step instructions to set up the Xerox WorkCentre 6516 printer
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.
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.
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.
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).
Now, your printer is ready to perform the “scan to network” operation. Follow these steps.
You can connect your Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer to a computer over a wired or Ethernet cable connection.
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.
Some common Xerox WorkCentre 6505 printer issues and their troubleshooting instructions are given below. Read and utilize them as per your needs.
If your Xerox printer is not responding to the print operation, then try the following troubleshooting instructions to fix it.
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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.