Epson Et 2720 Scanner Setup

Epson Et 2720 Scanner Setup

Epson ET-2720 is a multifunctional printer that comes with refillable ink tanks. If you want to set up your printer for the scan function, you need to install the appropriate driver on your computer. The following sections briefly explain the procedure for downloading the driver and scanning the documents to email, cloud, computer, and PDF. Scanning the documents gives you an option to digitalize your data. Only when you scan your documents, you can back up the data. Read this article and complete the scanner setup for your Epson ET-2720 printer.

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Epson Et 2720 Scan Driver

An appropriate driver has to be installed on your computer to access your printer. You don’t need to look for the driver everywhere. Instead, all the drivers available for your printer are there in a single destination, and it is Epson’s official website. Follow the oncoming instructions to download and install the required drivers on your computer.

DOWNLOAD THE SCANNER SOFTWARE

Download The Scanner Software

  • From your browser, visit Epson’s website.
  • Enter your printer model and go to its support page.
  • On your printer’s support page, click Downloads.
  • Your Operating System will be detected and displays the appropriate drivers.
DOWNLOAD THE SCANNER SOFTWARE
  • If you need a driver for a different OS, choose it from the Operating System drop-down menu and click GO.
  • When the compatible drivers are displayed, locate Scanner Driver and Epson Scan 2 Utility v.6.5.23.0+ and click the Download button.
  • In case you need a complete driver package, click the Drivers and Utilities Combo Package Installer and click the Download button.
  • Within a few seconds, the selected driver will start to download in the background.
Install The Scanner Driver

Install The Scanner Driver

  • Once you have downloaded the driver, close your browser and navigate to your computer's Downloads folder.
  • Locate and run the setup file; click Yes if the User Account Control (UAC) dialog box appears.
  • When the scanner software license agreement appears, accept the terms and conditions.
  • On the Connection method screen, select your preferred connection method and connect your devices (printer and computer) accordingly.
  • If you are going to connect your devices over a network, make sure to connect them over the same wireless network. Also, make sure that your router’s network is working fine without any instability.
  • If you have decided to connect your devices using a USB cable, make sure to connect them only when prompted by the installer.
  • Proceed with the instructions on the screen and complete the installation. 
  • Once you install the software, restart your computer.

Epson Et 2720 Scan To Email

  • Before you go ahead, make sure that you have installed the scanner software on your computer.
  • In case you are going to connect your printer and the computer using a USB cable, connect it now.
  • In case you want to connect your printer and the computer over a network, make sure that you have connected them to the same network. 
  • On your printer control panel, press the Home button.
  • Pressing the right and left arrow buttons, select Scan. Then press OK.
  • On the Scan screen, select the To Computer (Email) option. Now, the scanned document will be attached to your default email program. You can also set your preferred email program to which you want to send the scanned document. It works exclusively in MAPI-type email programs like Outlook, Mac Mail, and Windows Live Mail. But it doesn’t work with web-based email like Gmail or Yahoo.
  • Finally, press the Start button on your printer control panel to begin the scanning process.
Epson Et 2720 Scan To Cloud

Epson Et 2720 Scan To Cloud

  • If you want to scan to the cloud, you can use the Epson iPrint application. This app enables you to scan the document to your device or cloud service. It also lets you print wirelessly.
  • From your default browser, visit Epson’s official website, and download the Epson iPrint app.
  • Install the app on your computer/smartphone by following the instructions. 
  • Connect your device to the same wireless network to which your Epson printer is connected.
  • Place the originals on the scanner glass.
  • Open the Epson iPrint app on your device and click Scan.
  • When the nearby printers are displayed, select your Epson ET 2720 printer.
  • Select your preferred scan settings and start scanning.
  • Choose the scan destination as cloud location. Then select the cloud location according to your preference.
Epson Et-2720 Scan To Computer Wireless

Epson Et-2720 Scan To Computer Wireless

  • By referring to the previous sections, install the required driver on your computer. 
  • Connect your computer to the same wireless network to which your printer is connected.
  • Place the originals on the scanner glass.
  • On your Epson printer control panel, press the Home button.
  • Select the Scan option and press OK using the left and right arrow buttons.
  • On the Scan screen, select your preferred option; if you want to scan the documents as a JPEG file, select To Computer (JPEG) and press OK. Similarly, if you're going to scan the documents as PDF, choose To Computer (PDF) and press OK.
  • As you are scanning your documents to a computer connected to your printer over a network, your printers will show all the computers connected over the same network.
  • From the list of nearby computers, select the target computer and press the Start button.
  • Now, the document will be scanned to your computer, and you can access it in the saved destination.

Epson Et 2720 Scan To Pdf

  • Install the scanner software on your computer.
  • Connect your printer and the computer using a USB cable or over the same network.
  • Place the originals on the scanner glass.
  • On your printer control panel, press the Home button.
  • Using the left and right arrow buttons, select Scan and press OK.
  • On the Scan screen, select the To Computer (PDF) option and press OK.
  • If you have connected your printer and the computer using a USB cable, select USB Connection and press the Start button on your printer control panel to begin the scanning process.
  • If you have connected your printer and the computer to a network, select the destination computer and press OK. Finally, press Start to initiate the scanning process.

Epson Et 2720 Scan Multiple Pages

  • To scan multiple pages, you need to modify the scan settings. You can do it on the software you have installed on your computer.
  • To proceed further, open the Event Manager application.
  • Make the necessary changes and select the file format as PDF or Multi-TIFF. Scanning the multiple pages in a single file is possible with the PDF and Multi-TIFF file formats. 
  • Once done, click OK. Then, close the Event Manager application.
Epson Et 2720 Won’t Scan

Epson Et 2720 Scanner Setup Troubleshooting

It is good to know the techniques to handle the existing issues without any technical assistance. This section covers the troubleshooting solutions to fix your printer that is not scanning. Read the steps and implement them accordingly.

Epson Et 2720 Won’t Scan

  • If your Epson ET-2720 is not scanning your documents, check whether your printer is turned on and receiving enough power supply.
  • Connection matters. If you have connected your printer and the computer to a network, check whether you have connected them over the same network. 
  • In case you have connected your printer and the computer using a USB cable, check whether the connection is firm enough at both ends. Disconnect and reconnect the USB cable and, if necessary, change the cable to a new one.
  • If your printer shows any error codes, fix them with the appropriate solutions. If there is a paper jam on your printer, discard all the jammed paper and check whether your issue is resolved.
  • It is possible that the firewall enabled on your computer conflicts with the scanner software. As a result, you will encounter the “Epson ET-2720 won't scan” issue. So, temporarily disable your computer’s firewall and check whether your issue is resolved.
Enabling Use Printer Offline
  • It is essential to set your printer and the default one. If you haven't done it yet, go to your computer’s Devices and Printers section. Right-click on your Epson ET-2720 and select Set as default printer.
  • Enabling Use Printer Offline unintentionally can lead to severe impact. And the scanning issue you are facing now can also be one among them. To fix it, go to your printer’s Devices and Printers section. Right-click on your Epson printer and select the See what’s printing option. Click the Printer tab and disable the Use Printer Offline option (if enabled).
  • If you haven't updated the scanner driver for your printer, do it now; you can get it from Epson’s official website. 

These solutions can help you fix the scanning issues on your Epson printer.If you need technical assistance from our experts, get back to us.