Printing with Expended Color Cartridges - Mac

If printing stops, you can cancel your print job and select settings to temporarily print with only black ink on plain paper or on an envelope.
Note: While a color cartridge is expended, you cannot print faxes, make copies, or print from Epson Connect or a mobile device.
  1. Click the printer icon in the Dock.
  2. If you see a message telling you that you can temporarily print with only black ink, click the Delete or button to cancel your print job. If you see an error message, click OK.
    Note: If the message screen appears on another computer on a network, you may need to cancel the print job using the product control panel.
  3. In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences.
  4. Select Print & Fax, Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners, select your product, and select Options & Supplies.
  5. Select Driver or Options. You see a screen like this:


  6. Select On as the Permit temporary black printing setting.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Close the utility window.
  9. Load plain paper or an envelope in your product.
  10. Access the print settings in your print application.
  11. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu.
  12. Select Plain Paper/Bright White Paper or Envelope as the paper type setting.
  13. Select the Grayscale option.
  14. Click Print to print your document.
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