Epson Printer Alignment Issues

Epson Printer Alignment Issues

Epson Printer Alignment Issues

In some situations, you might have to align the print head in your Epson printer. Alignment of the print head is especially required when your printouts are blurry or grainy. Even if you see dark or light bands across the printouts, you will have to align the print head. In these cases, you can easily align the print head using the control panel or from your computer itself.You can resolve the Epson printer alignment issues using the methods given here for Windows and Mac.

Alignment Issues on Windows

Carry out the following instructions to align the print head using the Print Head Alignment utility:

  1. First, confirm that there are no lights on the printer that indicate errors.
  2. Ensure that only A4 size paper is loaded into the sheet feeder of the printer.
  3. Turn your attention to your Windows computer. Right-click on the printer icon displayed in the taskbar.
  1. Then, choose the Print Head Alignment
  2. Complete the rest of the on-screen instructions to align the print head.
  3. You have now seen how to fix the printer alignment issues using your Windows computer.

Let’s now proceed with the steps for your Mac OS X.

Alignment Issues on Mac OS X:

Follow the steps given here to align the print head using the Print Head Alignment utility:

  1. First, confirm that there are no error indication lights on the printer.
  2. Make sure that only A4 size paper is loaded into the sheet feeder of the printer.
  3. Turn your attention to the Mac computer. Navigate to the Epson Printer Utility 4 dialog box.
  1. Click on the Print Head Alignment
  2. Continue with the remaining on-screen instructions to align the print head.
  3. You have successfully aligned the print head using your Mac computer.


If Epson printer alignment issues is not yet resolved, feel free to contact our technical experts.

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