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Viet - Printer Tech
Viet - Printer Tech, Printer Technician
Category: Printers
Satisfied Customers: 38194
Experience:  Troubleshoot printers, scanners, etc.
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How to change language on 3880, epson 3880, pc win 10,

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How to change language on 3880
JA: What's the make/model number of your printer? How old is it?
Customer: epson 3880
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: pc win 10
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: machine started by itself and seemed to go through a completer routine. Now working OK but in French language. would like english
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 11 months ago.


I'm sorry about the issue. Please try the following fix:

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Press and hold the Cancel/Reset (Trash) button, then press the Power button until the printer turns on.
    - Then the MODE DE MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE MODE) should appear on the printer's screen.
  3. Press the Up / Down arrow to select the option LA LANGUE (LANGUAGE), then press the Right arrow.
  4. Press the Down arrow until it shows English, then press the Left curved arrow to select it.
  5. Press the Cancel/Reset (Trash) button to exit.
  6. Press the Power button to turn off the printer.
  7. Press the Power button to turn on the printer and check.

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