Dell E525w Printer Setup

Dell E525w Printer Setup

Dell E525w is a versatile printer that can print, copy, scan, and fax. It can print around 18 pages per minute and it also offers a wide range of connectivity, including USB, Ethernet, AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, and Wireless LAN. If you like to know how to set up your Dell E525w printer, follow the instructions mentioned below.


  • Unpack the product box and take out the printer and its components.
  • Your package includes the Dell E525w printer, power cord, telephone cord, USB cable, installation disk, and a setup guide.
  • Make sure that you have received all the items without any damage.
  • Remove all the protective coverings and packing tapes from the printer and its components.
Dell E525w Printer Setup

Load paper

  • Extend the paper tray and remove it entirely from the printer.
  • Open the dust cover and slide the paper width and length guides towards the edges.
  • Next, take a stack of paper; flex and fan the sheets neatly.
  • Load the paper into the paper tray in a portrait orientation with the print side facing up and adjust the paper guides against the paper.
  • Finally, close the dust cover and insert the paper tray into the printer.
Dell E525w Printer Setup

Connect the cables

  • If you prefer to go ahead with the USB connection, take out the USB cable and connect it to your printer and a computer.
  • If you are going for an Ethernet connection, connect the Ethernet cable to the printer and an Ethernet port.
  • If you like to use the printer for fax function, take out the telephone cord given along with your printer and connect it between the rear of the printer and a LINE port.
Dell E525w Printer Setup

Turn on your printer

  • Take out the power cord you received along with your printer and connect it to the rear of the printer and an electrical socket.
  • Now, turn on the printer by pressing the Power button.
Dell E525w Printer Setup

Configure your printer

  • When the initial setup wizard appears on the screen, configure the printer according to your preference.
  • Choose your language, country, time zone, date, and time.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup for the fax function.
  • Once you have finished setting up the printer, it will restart automatically.

Software installation

  • Take out the installation disk that came along with your printer and insert it into your computer’s CD drive.
  • Run the setup file, agree to the end-user license agreement, and install it on your computer by following the on-screen instructions.
  • If your computer doesn’t have a CD drive, you can download the printer driver from Dell’s official website.
  • On your computer, open the default browser, and visit the official support page of Dell.
  • Enter your printer model and download the driver recommended for your Operating System.
  • Run the downloaded setup file and install it on your computer by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Next, connect your printer to the same wireless network to which you have connected your computer.
  • Now, open the printer driver and start printing.