XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 SETUP

Xerox WorkCentre 6515 is a multi-functional printer that is designed for small businesses. This printer allows you to perform printer-related operations easily from your computer over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection. The printer is quite simple and easy to set up. Scroll down this page to know the Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer setup in detail.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 UNBOXING SETUP

Step-by-step instructions to set up the Xerox WorkCentre 6516 printer

Xerox Workcentre 6515 Setup

Step 1: Unpack the printer

  • Initially, place the printer from where you can operate it comfortably.
  • Now, remove all the packing materials from the printer.
  • Make sure to remove the packing tapes from the paper tray and other important parts of the printer.
  • After unpacking the printer, install the optional paper tray if necessary.

Step 2: Fill the paper tray

  • Get a stack of paper that is recommended by the printer manufacturer and keep it aside.
  • Now, gently, take the paper tray out of the printer.
  • Adjust the width guides based on the paper type you’re loading.
  • Load the paper in the tray.
  • Align the width guides again and place the tray back into the printer.

Step 3: Choose the connection type

  • Select the connection type for your printer.
  • For Wireless: If you wish to connect your printer over a wireless network, then install the wireless adapter on the printer. (Note: Scroll down this page to know the wireless adapter installation and the Wi-Fi setup in detail).
  • For Ethernet: Connect the printer to the wireless router or access point using an Ethernet cable.
  • For USB: Using a USB cable, connect your printer directly to a computer.

Step 4: Connect the fax line and turn on the printer

  • Get a Fax line and connect your Xerox WorkCentre printer to the telephone wall outlet using it. (Note: If you don’t want to use the fax operation on your printer, then you can skip this step.)
  • Now, connect the printer to an electrical outlet and turn it on.
  • Configure the printer settings as per your desire.
  • For Wi-Fi: If you wish to connect your printer over a wireless network, then choose Wi-Fi followed by your wireless network’s name. Type the network password in the given field when prompted.
  • For Ethernet: Choose Ethernet and follow the on-screen instructions.

Step 5: Install the printer driver

  • Open the printer driver file on your computer.
  • Perform the on-screen prompts.
  • To know the driver installation steps in detail, scroll down this page.
  • After installing the printer driver, print, scan, or copy a document to check whether the printer setup is done correctly.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

FOR WINDOWS

  • Access your Xerox printer’s official support page.
  • Click on the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  • If necessary, choose your OS type from the drop-down menu.
  • Select the printer driver and click on the Download button beside it.
  • Now, the selected printer driver will start to download.
 

FOR MAC

  • Look for the Driver Download for Mac or Driver Download button on this page.
  • Once you find the download button, click on it.
  • Your current macOS type will be auto-detected and the printer driver available for it will be downloaded.
  • Once the driver is downloaded, open it and begin the software installation on your computer.
 

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 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.

  • On your Mac computer, open the Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer driver file.
  • Click Continue > I Agree > Install.
  • If prompted, enter your computer’s admin password in the given field.
  • Similarly, choose your printer and click Continue to install the printer driver.
  • After installing the driver, select the Set Printer as Default option if you wish to set this printer as the default printer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 MANUAL

Download a soft copy of your printer’s user guide from this page by clicking the Manual Download button.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 WIFI SETUP

Wi-Fi setup via printer’s control panel

Wi-Fi setup via printer’s control panel

  • Initially, you need to enable the Wi-Fi Network function on your printer.
  • To do so, install the wireless adapter on your printer.
  • After installing it, turn on your printer.
  • Now, sign in to your printer as an administrator by selecting the Log In option from the printer’s Home screen. Type the administrator credentials in the given fields and tap the OK button.
  • Once you have signed into your printer as the administrator, select the Device option followed by Connectivity.
 
  • Scroll down the Connectivity screen and select the Wi-Fi option to enable it.
  • Now, choose your Wi-Fi network’s SSID and enter its password in the given field.
  • Tap the OK button.
  • Now, your printer will try to connect to the selected wireless network.
  • Once it is connected, install the printer driver on your Windows or Mac computer to complete the setup.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 WIFI ADAPTER INSTALLATION

  • Initially, make sure that your Xerox printer is turned off.
  • Open the Wi-Fi adapter cover of your printer.
  • Make sure that no packing materials are present in the adapter slot.
  • Now, install the adapter into the slot and close the cover.
  • Turn on the printer. Configure the wireless settings by following the on-screen instructions.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 SMB SETUP

    To configure the SMB authentication system for your Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer, carry out the simple instructions given below.
  • From your computer browser, access the Xerox printer’s EWS page. Use the printer’s IP address to access the EWS page.
  • Click on the Permissions tab and select the Login/Logout Settings option.
  • Go to the Network section, click Edit > SMB (Windows ADS) > Next.
  • Fill the prompted fields with valid information.
  • Finally, click the Done button to configure the SMB Authentication system settings for your printer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 SCANNER SETUP

Initially, make sure to complete the initial printer setup. On your computer, install the print and scan driver. Once done, you can load the document on the printer and begin the scan. The below section covers the scan to folder, scan to PC, and other scan setups in detail.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 SCAN TO FOLDER SETUP

To perform the “scan to folder” operation, you need to create a shared folder on your computer. After creating the folder, add it to the Address Book on your printer. The below section explains the entire scan to folder setup in detail.

Step 1: Create a shared folder

For Windows

  • Choose the folder that you wish to use as a shared folder.
  • Right-click on the selected folder.
  • Click on the Properties option.
  • Go to the Sharing tab.
  • Click Advanced Sharing > Share this folder > Permissions > Everyone > OK > OK > Close.

For Mac

  • Open the System Preferences window.
  • Go to the Internet & Wireless menu.
  • Select Sharing > File Sharing > Plus.
  • Choose the desired folder and click Add.
  • Now, open the folder and go to its Users list. Make sure to select the Everyone option and set other preferences as per your desire. Click Done.

Step 2: Adding the folder to Address book

You can use either the printer’s EWS page or the control panel to add the folder to the Address Book. The following instructions explain how to add the folder using the printer’s control panel.

  • From your Xerox printer’s Home screen, choose Address Book > Plus > Add Contact.
  • In the given field, type the created shared folder’s name.
  • Tap Add (SMB) and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, tap the Save button.

Now, your printer is ready to perform the “scan-to-folder” operation.

  • On your Xerox printer’s scanner glass, load the original document that you want to scan.
  • Choose the Scan To option from the printer’s Home screen.
  • Select Contacts > “Shared folder” > Enter
  • Configure the scan settings as per your desire and press the Scan button.
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the document. Once the scanning is completed, a copy of the scanned document will be saved to the selected shared folder on your computer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 SCAN TO PC VIA USB

Initially, make sure that your Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer is connected to the computer over a USB cable connection. Check whether the scanner driver “TWAIN/WIA (Windows)” or ICA (Mac) is installed on your computer.

Scan to PC via USB

  • In the printer's ADF or on the printer's scanner glass, place the document that you want to scan.
  • On your computer, open the Xerox printer’s scanner application.
  • Choose the Flatbed or Document Feeder option in the Scanning Source menu.
  • Set the scan preferences as per your desire.
  • Click Preview to see the configured settings.
  • Finally, click on the Scan button.
  • Now, the printer will initiate the scan operation.
  • Once the printer scans the placed document, a copy of it will be saved on your computer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Initially, make sure that you have configured the email server settings on your printer.
  • Load the document to be scanned in the ADF or on the scanner glass of your printer.
  • Choose the Scan to option followed by Email to manually enter the email address to which you wish to send the scanned document.
  • If you have already added the email address, then instead of choosing Email, choose the Address Book option, and tap on the desired email address.
  • Configure the scan settings as per your desire by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, tap on the Send option.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 FAX SETUP

  • Using a Fax line, connect your printer to the telephone wall outlet.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Choose the Fax option.
  • Configure the fax settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • After configuring the settings, send a test fax.

HOW TO CONNECT XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 TO COMPUTER

You can connect your Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer to a computer over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection. The below section explains all three methods briefly.

USB

  • Get the USB cable that is suggested by the printer manufacturer.
  • Connect your printer directly to the computer using the USB cable.
  • Turn on the printer followed by the computer.
  • Install the printer driver to complete the connection process.

Wired

  • Connect your Xerox printer to your network router using an Ethernet cable.
  • Make sure to connect your computer to the same network.
  • Open the printer driver file and perform the installation to complete the setup.

Wireless

  • Connect your computer and the printer to the same wireless network.
  • Using the setup CD or the downloaded driver file, begin the software installation on your computer.
  • Perform the on-screen prompts to install the printer driver on your computer.
Xerox Workcentre 6515 Setup

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 ADMIN PASSWORD

The default admin password of your Xerox printer is 1111. You can change this default password by using the printer’s EWS. To do so, follow the below instructions.

  • Go to the printer’s EWS page.
  • Click on the Permissions tab.
  • Select the admin option under the User Accounts section.
  • Locate and click on the Change Password option.
  • Now, in the given fields, type the old password followed by a new one.
  • Make sure to enter the password correctly.
  • Click the OK button.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 TROUBLESHOOTING

Some quick solutions to resolve the common Xerox printer issues are given below. To get remote assistance in resolving your printer issue, click on the Call button provided on this page.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 ERROR CODES

Usually, when an issue occurs with the printer, it is informed to you by means of an error code. In the below section, we have explained two common errors that may occur on the Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 FACTORY RESET

The factory reset process is performed as a part of troubleshooting. Perform this process only if the printer issue persists even after performing all the recommended solutions.

  • From the Xerox printer’s Home screen, choose the Device option.
  • Tap Resets > Reset to Factory Defaults > Reset.
  • Now, the factory reset process will be initiated on your printer.
  • Once it is done, configure your printer settings from the beginning.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 ERROR CODE 062-380

The error code 062-380 is related to the CCD error or the issue with the scanner. To clear this error, perform the simple troubleshooting instructions given below.

  • Restart your Xerox printer.
  • If the restart process doesn’t resolve the error code 062-380, then clean your printer’s scanner, and check whether it is cleared.
  • If the error code persists, then reset the printer settings to default.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 ERROR CODE 062-386

The error code 062-386 is related to the CCD error. To resolve this error, perform the troubleshooting methods given below.

Restart the printer

  • Turn off your Xerox printer.
  • Unplug its power cable.
  • Wait for at least 10 seconds.
  • Now, reconnect the cable and turn on the printer.
  • Check whether the error code 062-386 is resolved. If not, perform the next method.

Clean the scanner

  • Open the scanner cover.
  • Get a lint-free cloth.
  • Clean the top portion of the scanner glass using the cloth.
  • After cleaning the glass, close the cover.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 NOT CONNECTING TO WIFI

  • Initially, make sure that your wireless router or the access point is turned on.
  • Check if your Xerox printer is placed within the range of the Wi-Fi router.
  • Make sure that you have entered your wireless network’s SSID correctly when prompted during the wireless setup.
  • Check if the Wi-Fi adapter is installed properly on your printer.
  • Make sure that your router’s firewall is not blocking the printer from connecting to the wireless network.
  • Restart the printer and the wireless router and then check if the wireless connection issue is resolved.

WORKCENTRE 6515 DEFAULT PASSWORD NOT WORKING

  • If the default password of your printer is not working, re-enter it correctly.
  • Make sure that you have entered the admin command in the Username field.
  • Check whether the Caps Lock option is enabled on your computer. If yes, disable it.
  • If you encounter this issue after resetting your printer to the default settings, then use your device’s service number as the password.
  • After signing into the printer’s EWS page using the serial number, change the password.

XEROX 6515 SCAN TO EMAIL NOT WORKING

    If the scan to email function is not working on your Xerox WorkCentre 6515 printer, then perform the following instructions to fix it.
  • In most cases, this issue can occur due to a problem with the DNS.
  • To resolve it, first check whether you have configured your Primary DNS server settings that match your router or gateway.
  • If not, configure them correctly and then try to scan your document to email.

XEROX WORKCENTRE 6515 DRIVER IS UNAVAILABLE

  • Sign into your computer with the admin rights.
  • Reinstall the printer driver on your computer.
  • Try to add the printer manually to your computer.
  • Restart the printer and the computer.
  • Reset the printer settings to default if necessary.