Support Printers All-In-Ones WorkForce Series Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3820

Which functions are available on my product when an ink cartridge is expended or not installed?

  • If an ink cartridge is not installed, the product will not print, fax, copy, or scan.You also cannot read or write to a memory card.

    If an ink cartridge is expended, the following functions are available:

    • When a color ink cartridge is expended, you may be able to temporarily continue printing from your computer using black ink. You will see a message during printing if you can print this way; however, you cannot print from the product’s control panel. See the link below for more details.
    • You can continue to send faxes through the FAX Utility or product’s control panel. If the Save to Inbox setting on the product is set to Off, incoming faxes will automatically print once the expended ink cartridge is replaced. If the setting is set to On, you can view and print the stored faxes from the product's LCD.
    • You can scan from the product’s control panel or your computer, but you can’t copy from the product’s control panel.
    • You can read or write to a memory card.
    Related information
    Printing with Black Ink and Expended Color Cartridges
Published:  18-Feb-2021 Was this helpful? Thank you for the feedback!
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