Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 is a feature-rich printer that is ideal for home and small workgroups. It has a standard capacity of 700 pages, split between a 550 sheet main tray and a 150 sheet multipurpose tray. The 4.3-inch touch-screen, along with few dedicated buttons, is quite handy for day-to-day usage (copying, scanning, printing, and faxing). Apart from the printer’s hardware, you can also take the help of its drivers to access the printer wirelessly from any workstation or mobile device without the need for any wired connection. Let us discuss in detail the Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer setup in the below steps.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Unboxing Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup
  • Unbox the printer and its accessories from the package.
  • Remove all the packaging materials from the printer and its accessories.
  • Firmly connect the power cord between the printer and the power supply.
  • You need to press the Power button to turn on the printer.
  • Use the touch-screen controls to select the preferred language and time.
  • Gently pull out the paper tray from the printer.
  • Load a stack of paper into the paper tray and adjust the paper guides to hold the paper.
  • Now, close the paper tray so that the paper doesn’t come out from the tray.
  • So, this was all about unboxing the printer and initial setup.
  • Use the computer or laptop to finish the overall setup of your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Driver Download

The printer driver is the gateway to access the printer from any wireless network device. Printer drivers create a wireless connection between the printer and your device. The driver acts as software that converts the data to a format that the printer understands quickly. Most printers require the latest printer drivers to be installed to work fine without any lag or issues. But it is quite important that you need to update the software from time to time to bring out the maximum performance from your printer. Let us see in detail about the driver download and installation for Windows and Mac computers in the below steps.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Driver For Windows

  • Turn on your Windows computer and connect to a reliable Internet connection. Next, open your web browser and go to the official Xerox website.
  • By default, Drivers & Downloads will be highlighted. Now, you need to choose specific data from the drop-down menu like Platform (Windows OS), Digital Front End, Category, language, and Tag.
  • After selecting the appropriate settings, click on APPLY FILTERS. You will find that a list of drivers is displayed on your screen.
  • Read the terms and conditions to the best of your knowledge and select the checkbox to accept the same.
  • Finally, click on DOWNLOAD to complete the downloading process.
Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Driver For Mac

  • Turn on your Mac computer. Go to your web browser and land on the Xerox official website.
  • You will notice that the Drivers & Downloads tab is highlighted, which means you have landed on the correct website to download the drivers for your Mac.
  • You need to choose the Filters, such as Platform (your current Mac OS version), Digital Front End, Category, language, and Tag.
  • Then, click on APPLY FILTERS so that the settings get updated on the website.
  • It is now time to download the drivers for your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer. So, read the terms and conditions, and if you feel everything is OK, select the checkbox to accept it.
  • Finally, click on DOWNLOAD to complete the download process on your Mac.
  • One thing to note is that the steps to download the drivers for Mac computers are similar to that of the Windows operating system.
Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Driver Install

  • When setting up a new printer, it is always recommended to install the latest drivers for a smooth user experience. Prior to starting the driver installation, make sure that you close any running applications.
  • As you have downloaded the printer drivers from the Xerox official site, follow the below steps to complete the driver installation process.
  • On your PC, go to the Downloads folder, where you will find your downloaded driver file (setup file). Now, double-click on it to run the installation process.
  • Click Install Drivers > Install Print and Scan Drivers.
  • Now, you have to follow the prompts and read the license agreement carefully.
  • Select the checkbox to accept the same.
  • Click Install. If the installer menu prompts you to restart your system, do the same to complete the installation of the printer drivers.
  • If the installer menu prompts you to enter the IP address, enter your printer's IP address.
  • Click Finish to complete the installation on your computer.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Manual

  • Downloading or viewing the manual for your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer is an easy process. Follow the simple steps given below to do the same.
  • Power on your computer and go to your default web browser. Navigate to the Xerox official website.
  • Under the Documentation section, you will be able to see the User Guide for your printer. You have to click on Download to view the User Guide for your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer.
  • You can also click the Download icon to save the manual on your PC.
  • You will also get the hard copy of the User Manual with your printer package at the time of purchase.
  • So now, you can read to know more about your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer.
Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Wireless Setup

  • You can connect the Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer wirelessly to your network devices and can start performing wireless printing. As the printer supports mobile printing, you can use either AirPrint (for iOS users) or Mopria Print (for Android users) to initiate the wireless printing.
  • Ensure that your printer and the network device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • In the application, select the document that needs to be printed and choose the printer from the list to complete the wireless printing.
  • You also have the option of Wi-Fi Direct by which you can print wirelessly with your printer.
  • Go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect to your printer’s Wi-Fi by entering the default password.
  • Now, you can start printing with your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer wirelessly.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Scanner Setup

  • Turn on your Xerox printer.
  • On the printer control panel, press the Home button.
  • Log in to the control panel by typing the administrator password.
  • Ensure that the latest full feature drivers for your printer are downloaded and installed.
  • Open the document cover.
  • Load the original with the print side facing down on the scanner glass or the document feeder.
  • Close the document cover.
  • You can now select the Scan option from the control panel.
  • Touch the Scan to PC icon and a list of available computers appears on your screen.
  • Choose the desired destination device and adjust the scan settings as needed. Finally, touch the Scan button so that the scanned copy gets passed on to your network device.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Scan To Pc

  • Scanning enables you to create a digital version of your document, which can be sent to a computer in two ways: USB connection or via a network connection.
  • Open the document cover.
  • Load the original with the print side facing down on the scanner glass or the document feeder, and close the document cover.
  • On your computer, open the default printer application. Click the Printer menu. A list of printer names gets displayed on the screen. From the list, choose your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer.
  • If you are printing using the USB connection, select the USB port of the printer.
  • If you are on the network, then select the IP address or Hostname of the printer.
  • Click Home, and then choose Quick Scan or Advance Scan to save your scanned image or document on your computer.
  • You can also use the Scan More feature to scan additional documents.
Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Scan To Email

  • Before scanning to email, you must have at least one email address in the address book; also, you need to configure the email SMTP settings from the Field properties.
  • Load the document on the scanner glass or document feeder.
  • Go to the touch panel and tap on Email.
  • To enter a new email, touch the New Recipient option and enter all the required information using the touch-screen keyboard. If you want to add another email address, then tap on Add.
  • To enter an email address from the network address book, use the touch-screen keyboard to type part of the name.
  • Tap on Search. The machine lists a number of email addresses. Select the desired one and tap on Add. You can also type a subject line by using the on-screen keyboard.
  • Press the Start button to send the email to the receiver.

An alternate way to perform Scan to Email functionality:

  • You can also access this feature by entering the IP address of the Xerox printer on your computer’s default web browser. Follow the below steps. Before proceeding with the further steps, you need to know the printer’s IP Address.
  • You can come to know the IP address by printing the configuration page of your printer.
  • Turn on your computer and go to the default browser with a reliable Internet connection.
  • Type in your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer’s IP Address in the search bar and hit Enter. You will be able to see that there is a problem with the website’s security certificate. Choose the Continue to this website (not recommended) option.
  • You will be taken to your printer’s page. Click on the Digital Sending tab.
  • From there, click on the Email settings menu.
  • Now, you need to enter the SMTP Gateway settings and the email address to which you want to receive the notification.
  • Finally, click on the Apply button.

xerox workcentre 6605 scan to network

  • Turn on your Xerox printer and make sure that it is connected to the network.
  • Open the Control Panel and click on the Devices and Printers icon.
  • Click on Add a printer.
  • Add the Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer to your PC; also, make sure that you have the latest printer drivers installed on your computer.
  • Now, you can seamlessly scan any document over the network.
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Xerox Workcentre 6605 Fax Setup

  • Before setting up fax on your printer, you need to be aware that your printer supports four ways of faxing, namely: A Standard Fax, Server Fax, Internet Fax, and LAN Fax.
  • First, you need to load the document for faxing.
  • Press the Services Home button.
  • From the menu, choose the Fax option.
  • Tap on Add and use the alphanumeric keypad to enter the fax number manually on your Xerox printer.
  • After entering the fax details, tap on the Save button.
  • Adjust the additional fax options on the Fax tab.
  • After configuring all the settings, press the Start button.
  • Now, the printer starts its operation by scanning all the documents and starts faxing those documents one by one to the receiver’s end.
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How To Connect Xerox Workcentre 6605 To Computer

  • Turn on your computer.
  • Click on the Start button.
  • On the Settings page, select Devices and Printers.
  • Choose the Add a printer option.
  • In the Add Printer window, click on Add a local printer.
  • Under Create a new port, choose the Standard TCP/IP Port from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on Next when you are done.
  • Enter the IP address of your printer.
  • Ensure that you have the latest printer drivers for your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer installed on your computer.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions carefully and click on Finish to complete the connection process.
  • Now, you can view your Xerox printer by clicking the Start button followed by clicking on Devices and Printers.
Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Imaging Unit Replacement

  • The replacement of the imaging unit requires manual work. Follow the simple steps given here to do the same.
  • Remove the outside cover from your Xerox printer.
  • Gently remove the imaging unit from the printer.
  • Remove all the protective materials from the new drum unit.
  • Now, insert the new drum unit into the respective slot.
  • Finally, close the cover.
  • Always keep in mind that you should clean the printer’s interior whenever you replace one or all the imaging units.
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Xerox Workcentre 6605 Transfer Unit Replacement

  • The print meter keeps on counting the number of pages being processed by the transfer unit. As the count nears the end of life for the transfer unit, a warning message appears on your screen to replace the transfer unit as soon as possible.
  • Go to your printer control panel and press the Machine Status button.
  • Touch Tools > Admin Settings.
  • Type the passcode using the display screen keyboard.
  • Tap on Service Tools and then touch Reset Transfer Unit.
  • Touch Reset > Yes, Reset.
  • By now, your printer’s Transfer Unit is replaced successfully.
Xerox Workcentre 6605 Setup

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Double-Sided Printing

  • On your computer, go to the Printers and Faxes window.
  • Right-click on your Xerox printer, select the printing preferences (2-sided printing), and click on OK.
  • You also need to specify the page layout to print a double-sided document on your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer.
  • However, you can change the orientation by following the below steps.
  • On the Advanced tab, click on the Advanced settings option.
  • Tap on Orientation and select the page style.
  • There are three types of orientation, namely: Portrait, Landscape, and Rotated Landscape.
  • After choosing the required orientation, click on the OK button.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Troubleshooting

Even though we live with our latest gadgets and accessories, sometimes, due to minor or major bugs, we might encounter printer issues. However, you can troubleshoot such problems easily and quickly by following specific steps.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Factory Reset

  • Resetting the printer to its default factory settings must be the last resort in resolving printer problems. Resetting the printer to its default settings erases all the previous settings that you would have made after the purchase. As you have decided to factory reset your Xerox printer, follow the below steps.
  • Turn on your printer and connect to a reliable power supply, since the resetting process requires an uninterrupted power supply.
  • Go to your printer control panel and press the Login button.
  • Type your Admin password using the touch-screen keyboard. Usually, the default password will be 1111. In case you have changed the password, then enter the newly created one.
  • Press the Home button.
  • Touch Device > Resets.
  • Tap on Reset to Factory Defaults.
  • At the confirmation message, tap on the Reset button.
  • All jobs, presets, applications, and device settings will get reset, and in turn, will return the printer to its original factory state. Once the reset process gets completed, the printer will restart by itself. Now, you can start setting up your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer from the beginning.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Error Codes

  • Error codes usually occur when there is an issue with the printer.
  • The red light blinks when the error requires serious attention from the user.
  • We have given some of the error codes and their descriptions in the below sections.
  • 004-310 - IOT Feeder I/F Failure.
  • 303 - Communications Error.
  • 305 - Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF).
  • 312, 313 - Finisher, 310 - Fusing.
  • 324 - Toner Cartridge Empty.
  • 005-110 - Pickup Jam Detection.
  • 371 - 375 - Paper Tray Feed.
  • 377 - Sensor / Interlock Fault.
  • 391 - Drum Cartridge / Waste Toner.

xerox workcentre 6605 not printing color

  • Ensure that the printing preference is set to Color.
  • In case you are performing the print operation from Word, then follow the below steps.
  • Go to File and then click on Print.
  • Click on Printer Properties and go to Paper Quality.
  • Make sure that the Color option is selected and click on the OK button.
  • If you are making a printout from your browser, then follow the below-given steps.
  • Open the browser, right-click on it, and select Print.
  • Change the color menu from black and white to color.
  • Now, take a printout and see whether the issue persists or is gone. If you are still facing the printing issue, then run the printer troubleshooter.
  • Go to the Start menu, and click on the Settings option.
  • Click on the Update & Security option.
  • You will find the Troubleshoot option. Click on it.
  • Click on the Additional Troubleshooter menu and you will be able to see the Printer option.
  • Click on Run the troubleshooter and once it gets completed, restart your computer.
  • Now, try to print a document on your Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer.
  • Check whether the colors are coming out properly on the printed document.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 not scanning

  • Ensure that the scanner software is properly installed on your system. Also, make sure that the settings are appropriately configured.
  • See whether the Power light on your Xerox printer is turned on.
  • If you notice any spots on the copies that are taken from the document glass, the best method is to clean the glass surface with a lint-free cloth.
  • If the image or document is too light or too dark, then go to Advanced Settings.
  • Tap on lighten, darken, or adjust contrast.
  • If the problem persists, uninstall the scanner software and reinstall the latest one from the official Xerox website.
  • However, as the last option, you can reset your Xerox printer.
  • So, these will be the steps that are involved in resolving the Xerox Workcentre 6605 printer not scanning issue.

Xerox Workcentre 6605 Printing Problems

  • There could be several reasons for the printing problem. In case you are facing printing problems, try the following troubleshooting techniques to fix such issues.
  • The printer might be out of paper, so load some paper into the paper tray.
  • The toner might be empty, so replace it with a new one.
  • Check whether the printer is in Energy Saver mode.
  • There are chances that your printer might be in a busy state.
  • Check whether the cables are connected properly.
  • Cross-check all the above-given steps and see whether your Xerox printer can get rid of the printing problems.