Epson XP 970 Setup

Epson XP 970 Setup

Expression Photo XP 970 Setup

The Epson XP 970 setup printer is an All-In-One printer that can print, copy, and scan. It is a compact and versatile device that comes with an LCD touch panel, six-color ink cartridges, dual paper tray, and mobile printing feature.

Setup procedure:

  • Take the printer out of the package and keep all the products such as power cord, CD-ROM, maintenance box, ink cartridges, and plastic bag aside for later use.
  • Look for the manufacturer's seal on the printer, and remove all the protective tapes on the printer and inside the scanner unit. 
  • Plug the power cord into the rear port of the printer and connect it to the electrical outlet. 
  • Turn on the printer and configure the basic settings on the control panel.
  • Install the ink cartridges into the printer after removing the protective labels.
  • Remove the ink cap and store it in the plastic bag that is provided along with the product package.
  • Refer to the User Guide to load paper into the paper tray.
  • Install the Epson XP 970 driver software using the CD-ROM (for Windows only) or download the driver and connect your Epson XP 970 setup printer to the device network.
Epson XP 970 Driver

Epson XP 970 Driver

The Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Driver acts as a communication bridge between the printer and the computer. The driver software is available on the CD-ROM that comes with the product. The CD-ROM consists of a software installer that supports Windows only. If you wish to install the software installer for the Epson printer on your Mac or other OS devices, you can download it from the manufacturer's site.

Epson XP 970 Driver Download

You can download the software installer for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 printer by accessing the Epson XP 970 Driver Download button available on this screen.Alternatively, you can download the driver from the official site using the steps mentioned below

Epson XP 970 Driver Download
  • Open your browser and navigate to the Epson official site.
  • Select the Support tab from the top of the page and type your product model number or name in the search panel.
  • Choose your Operating Systems from the OS drop-down menu.
  • Select your desired Epson XP 970 driver software based on your system need and click on the Download button.
  • For Windows, the downloaded Epson XP 970 setup file will be in the .exe format.
  • For Mac, the download file is available in the .dmg format.
  • After downloading the driver file, give a double-click on it to begin the Software Installer.

Epson XP 970 Manual

The Manual for the Epson XP 970 setup printer is available inside the product box during the purchase. It is an essential product as it contains useful information about the printer setup, product specifications, basic usage instructions, precautions, and handling methods. You can also download the manual in the PDF file format from the official site.

Epson XP 970 Wireless Setup

After completing the hardware connection and basic setup for your Epson Expression Photo XP-970 printer, connect your product with the computer and perform the Epson XP 970 wireless setup.

Wireless setup:

  • Open the downloaded Epson XP 970 driver file on your computer or use the CD-ROM to begin the software installation.
  • Select the Wireless Connection option and click Next.
  • Select the Epson XP 970 Setup printer for the first time checkbox form the Printer Setup window.
  • Click on the Yes button to connect your printer to the wireless network using the Wi-Fi Auto Connect method for Epson XP 970 wireless setup. 
  • Choose the Using control panel checkbox.
  • Note down the SSID and Network Key of your router.
  • Go to the LCD panel on the Epson printer and press the Home button.
  • Tap the Wi-Fi icon on the top of the screen and select Start Setup  Epson XP 970 wireless Setup Wizard My Network.
  • Choose your Wireless Network name and enter the Password using the on-screen keyboard.
  • In the Verify Wireless Connection window from the computer, click The printer is connected to my network.
  • Now, follow the prompts displayed on the computer screen to complete the Epson XP 970 wireless setup. 

Epson XP 970 Wired Setup

Carry out these steps to connect your Epson XP 970 setup printer to the computer through an Ethernet connection:

  • Turn on the printer. Connect an Ethernet cable to the printer’s LAN port and the other end of the cable into the Wi-Fi router.
  • Insert the Epson XP 970 driver installation disc (CD_ROM) to the computer or open the downloaded file to run the Epson XP 970 wired Setup Wizard.
  • Make sure that the computer and the Wi-Fi router are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts displayed in the Epson XP 970 wired setup window.
  • Select the connection type as Wired Network Connection and click on the Next button.
  • In the Printer Setup window, mark the 'Set up printer for the first time' checkbox and proceed with the following instructions to set up the connection between the printer and computer.
  • Verify your Network SSID and Password and click Next to continue the installation process.
  • Finally, select your desired printer software to be added to your computer and exit the Epson XP 970 Setup Wizard.