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Paper Source Setting Is Invalid. epson printer

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My Epson printer WF-2750 will not photocopy, the error message reads: “The Paper Source Setting Is Invalid”

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open printer Setup and change paper type from plain to matte settings. This has worked for me.

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thanks a ton. worked for me too

thanks so much. was on the phone with epson over an hour then they told me i’d have to pay $200 to fix!!!!! Changing paper to matte worked!

Did not work for me, even re-installing did not work, see it as a Epson deliberate build in fault to get extra repair charges. However he goes monday in the bin and will be replaced with an HP.

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Maria (anonymous) 0 Comments

I have been having the same issue and have not found a solution yet but will keep searching, this is an irritating issue that needs to be fixed

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April (anonymous) 1 Comment

Changing the paper type to matte worked for us, too!

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The only problem is that it uses a ton of ink and prints everything like a photo. I hate this POS printer and would never buy another one. Getting it to make a *God forbid* copy….that’s a huge order for this piece of worthless plastic.

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ManorMike (anonymous) 1 Comment

Did not work.

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I have the same cannot even get Mat paper, have to throw this one in the bin where Epson should be to start with. Called Epsom was left in the phone for 21 minutes and say that it could be repaired at a costs. Hence seeing all the comment it is a Epson fix to get extra money.

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Jane (anonymous) 4 Comments

For my Epson printer “the paper source setting is invalid” i got help from a friend. He forwarded me this steps and it worked for me. The borderless settings did for me.
Under Settings, make sure you select the following:
If you’re copying letter size paper:
Set the Layout to With Border.
Set Document Size to Letter.
If you’re copying a photo:
Set the Layout to Borderless or With Border.

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JANE worked perfectly – I was getting not just this error message but also my stuff was coming out landscape no matter how many times I tried to set it to portrait! And yes, Windows 10 did update last night. THANK YOU!!!!

Jane – You’re my hero! Adding the “with border” selection is what worked for me. Woo! Hoo! Now, if someone would tell me how to get the damn thing to print from my Mac that I updated to Mojave from High Sierra, that would be totally lovely. Everything worked great with High Sierra, and it all went to shit with Mojave. I’ve followed all the Apple solutions, as well as the Epson ones, with no joy. This sucks! Thank you!

Thak you so much I had the same error reading and this worked putting with border !!!!

Just tried did not work.

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Mickey (anonymous) 0 Comments

Hey Jane. thank you for the tip. i had intermittent issue regarding my epson printer paper source settings is invalid. the borderless trick worked for me too. Thanks a Ton

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Cynthia (anonymous) 1 Comment

No help from the epson support. Each time there is a windows update or some updates on my PC this error message “paper source setting is invalid” pops up. So basically i have to spend another precious 30 minutes to change the settings back to normal or reinstall the drivers. This sucks. Going to sell this useless epson printer and get any other printer that does not give me a headache everytime.

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They make great doorstops or boat anchors.

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I have just experienced this problem today.  Nothing is working.  I have changed the settings to with border, a4/ letter, Matt and still the same message.

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Naronah (anonymous) 0 Comments

Finally found the solution, your suggestion to change the paper type from plain to matte settings worked for the paper source setting is invalid error. Thanks

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Greig (anonymous) 0 Comments

I have tried it all and paper source setting is invalid for my epson wf-2750

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Karla M (anonymous) 0 Comments

I am using a different epson printer model wf 2630. Can i use the same steps for paper source setting is invalid for this model? Or the settings is different for this model? Please help

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Moxie (anonymous) 0 Comments

Thanks. Worked for us too for our epson wf 2630 paper source setting is invalid error

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Livi (anonymous) 2 Comments

Even the epson technical support was not able to help me with this. The tried everything and it still showed paper source setting is invalid. However when i saw this and changed from plain to matte settings, it worked. thanks

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even when i changed it to matte it still didnt work like we have tried eveything im thinking about taking it back bc this dont make no sense

The simple solution, sell it on ebay with the notification that it prints but does not photo copy, and then buy a real printer, like HP or something.

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Casey (anonymous) 0 Comments

I have a epson wf 2630 printer and it is giving the same problem paper source setting is invalid error

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r quirk (anonymous) 1 Comment

Had the same problem and was told not to use ‘borderless’ works fine now. Was using ADF.

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I had the same problem and as a silver top and not very tech minded, it cause me a lot of frustration. The use ‘Borderless’ worked find and I am very grateful for the advice, but what a let down for Epsom.

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Salorita (anonymous) 1 Comment

One can generally face an issue while making a copy which generally is displayed when an unsupported paper type and size is selected for the paper source.  If you still face an error “Paper Source Setting Is Invalid” For your Epson Wf 2630 when printing a copy, follow the steps stated below given steps.

Step By Step Solution To Fix Epson Printer Paper Source Invalid

  1. Place your document that you want to print up right on the corner of the scanner glass.
  2. Now, press the Home button (indicated with a home symbol), press the down arrow and then select Setup option and click Ok.
  3. Select the Page Setup option in the menu listed. And then press OK.
  4. Press the down arrow to select the desired page size you want to configure for your print document.
  5. Press the down arrow to select the desired page type you want to configure for your print document.
  6. Now press the home button (indicated with a home symbol, and scrolling up select Copy and finalize it by selecting OK.
  7. In the options configure the desired copy settings with layout and size.
  8. Go to the main menu by pressing the back button.
  9. Press the start button and get the desired print either black & white or colored depending on the inks installed.
  10. Wait and observe if the scanner glass glows and you make your copy.

With the given steps you would have finally restored your Epson Printer Paper Source Settings.

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Have tried it three times, no result,

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