How to Connect a Printer Directly with iPhone/iPad Install the latest Epson iPrint. Check the display of your iPhone/iPad. Tap Network icon. Tap [Wi-Fi Direct]. Tap [Start Setup]. Tap [Start Setup] again. SSID and password of the printer are displayed. Next, set up your iPhone/iPad. Tap [Settings]. Tap [Wi-Fi]. Turn on [Wi-Fi]. Select the same SSID that is displayed on the printer. Enter the password that is displayed on the printer. Tap [Join]. Confirm if your iPhone/iPad is connected with the SSID. Tap Home button. Tap [Close] on the the printer panel. Tap [Close] again. Tap [Epson iPrint]. It is recommended to tap [OK]. When this message appears, tap [Close]. Tap [Printer is not selected]. Tap [Printer]. Select a printer you want to use. Connection is complete when this menu appears. Go back to the Home menu.