Epson printer no maintenance tab in printing 2018

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This article provides fix/solution for users of Epson printer having problem with no maintenance tab in printing preference. If you experience this problem recently, below are the steps on how to get it fixed.

Reason why one needs to Access Maintenance Tab

Changing Epson’s Default Layout

When you look into your printer manual, it says that you have to access Maintenance tab to change the default lay-out. For Windows 10 OS, the manual might say you go to “Windows Extended Settings’. However, there is another option where you don’t have to go to this. All you have to do is go to Control Panel, then Under Hardware and Sound, click “View devices and Printers”.

Run Print Head Clean

If your printer experiences various printing issues like cartridge getting stuck, printing quality decreased significantly like colors arent printing properly and a lot more. It might be caused by issues in the print head. Good thing it can easily be fixed by accessing a one click button on your printer properties. However, it would be difficult to use this feature if you see No Maintenance Tab in printing preference.

Useful Utilities under the Maintenance Tab

On this tab, you will find various utilities a computer user can use for various purposes. Namely, these utilities are Status Monitoring, Nozzle Check, Head Cleaning(as mentioned above), Print Head Alignment and Printer and Option Information.

In order to understand better the use of these utilities, go to the explanation from Epson page.

Now, for the Epson printer no maintenance tab Fix

First, Make sure that the Maintenance Tab is really missing. Go through these steps

Click Windows Logo

Go to Control Panel

Under Hardware and Sound, click View devices and Printers

If you can see the maintenance tab here, then continue below to learn how to get it fixed.

Search for the Official Page of Epson for downloading the most recent driver for your printer.

Select your printer model on the different options available on the site.

If you can’t find it manually, you can search for it. Just make sure you know the right model of your printer.

Download the driver which is right for your Windows OS. Then install. After installing the recent driver, restart your computer and check again the maintenance tab following the steps above.


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