Support Printers All-In-Ones WorkForce Series Epson WorkForce Pro WF-M5799

What does the message on my product's LCD screen mean?

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    Product Status Messages

    You can often diagnose problems with your product by checking the messages and status icons on its LCD screen. You can also check for errors by pressing the  Job/Status button and selecting Printer Status.

    Note: If the LCD screen is dark, press the screen to wake the product from sleep mode.

    LCD screen message Condition/solution
    Printer error. Turn the power off and on again. If the problem persists, contact Epson Support. Turn the product off and then back on again. If the error persists, check for and remove any jammed paper or protective materials from the product. If the error still persists, contact Epson for support.

    If you see any of the following error codes, make sure you have not exceeded the loading capacity for any paper source:

    • 000181
    • 000184
    Printer error. Contact Epson Support. Non-printing features are available. The product may be damaged, but features such as scanning are still available. Contact Epson for support.
    Printer error. For details, see your documentation. The product may be damaged. Contact Epson for support.
    Paper out in XX. Load paper. Paper Size: XX/Paper Type: XX Load the size and type of paper in the indicated paper source .
    Too many paper cassette units are installed. Turn the power off and uninstall the extra units. See your documentation for details. You can install one optional paper cassette unit. Remove any extra units.
    Cannot print because XX is out of order. You can print from another cassette. Turn the product off and then back on again. Reinsert the indicated paper cassette. If the error persists, contact Epson for support.
    You need to replace Ink Supply Unit(s). Replace the indicated ink packs.
    Paper Setup Auto Display is set to Off. Some features may not be available. For details, see your documentation. AirPrint is not available when the Paper Setup Auto Display setting is turned off. Change the Paper Setup Auto Display setting to On.
    No dial tone is detected. Make sure the phone cable is connected correctly and the phone line works. If you connected the product to a PBX (Private Branch Exchange) phone line or Terminal Adapter, change the Line Type setting to PBX. Use a # (hash) instead of the actual access code when entering an outside fax number. This makes the connection more secure. If you still cannot send a fax, turn off the Dial Tone Detection setting. (Turning off the Dial Tone Detection setting may cause the product to drop the first digit of a fax number.)
    Failed to receive faxes because the fax data capacity is full. Touch the Job/Status at the bottom of the Home Screen for details. Press the  Job/Status button, select Printer Status, and resolve any printer errors that prevented faxes from printing. Make sure the product is connected to a computer or that an external USB device is connected to the product.
    The combination of the IP address and the subnet mask is invalid. See your documentation for more details. There is a problem with the network connection to your product. Set up your product on the network again.
    To use cloud services, update the root certificate from the Epson Web Config utility. Access the Web Config utility and update the cloud service root certificate.
    Check that the printer driver is installed on the computer and that the port settings for the printer are correct. On a Windows computer, go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers. Right-click the printer and select Printer Properties. Make sure the printer port is selected correctly in the Ports tab. Select the USBXXX setting for a USB connection or EpsonNet Print Port for a network connection.
    Recovery mode An error has occurred during firmware updating. Connect your product using a USB cable and try downloading the Firmware Update from the Epson support site. If you still need help, contact Epson for support.

    Related tasks
    Removing and Installing Ink Packs
    Selecting the Line Type
    Accessing the Web Config Utility
    Checking for Software Updates
    Connecting a Telephone or Answering Machine
    Related references
    Where to Get Help
    Related information
    Wi-Fi or Wired Networking
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