How do I Reset CISS?

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How do I Reset CISS?
Your printer may display an error saying that it does not recognise your ink cartridge. (printer cartridge image by hugy from

The Epson Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS) printers often show an error message of an unrecognized ink cartridge. This can be easily resolved by pressing and holding the ink cartridge reset button located above the cartridge.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Turn the printer off.

  2. 2

    Turn the printer on.

  3. 3

    Press the "OK" button.

  4. 4

    Open the ink cartridge panel door.

  5. 5

    Press and hold the white button directly above the cartridges for five seconds.

  6. 6

    Close the cartridge panel door and press the "OK" button.

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