The Epson ET M3170 printer can enable you to print using Wi-Fi or the Ethernet cable with the long-lasting, quick, and power sufficient 4-in-1 Eco Tank. This printer is cost efficient and prints up to 11,000 pages with the black ink that comes along with the purchase. You can also choose features directly using the 6.1cm color touch screen. The Automatic Document Feeder can scan and copy the many pages automatically. This Epson Et M3170 setup printer can also save space with a 4-in- 1 combining print, scan, and fax.
Epson Et M3170 Manual
The Epson ET M3170 manual can be downloaded from the manufacturer’s site. Go to the manufacturer’s website and go to the Downloads section. Choose the language that you want and select the guide that you wish to download by clicking the PDF link. Save the downloaded file in a location. The manual consists of complete information regarding the Epson ET M3170 printer. It has the Epson Et M3170 setup, copying, scanning, and printing process. You can find several troubleshooting information in the Epson ET M3170 manual.
Epson Et M3170 Unboxing
Start the Epson printer unboxing process by cutting off the shipping straps and pull the handles of the box. Peel off the tape on the top of the box and then take off the main part of the printer box. Now, on the top of the package, you can find the start-up guide and the power plug, warranty information, and starter inks. Next, remove the top box of the printer that has the paper tray. Pull the styrofoam on either side of the Epson ET M3170 printer. Take off the protective tape that holds the plastic cover and peel off all the tapes that the printer consists of. Remove the protective boxes that are fixed on the Epson ET M3170 setup printer.
Epson Et M3170 Printer Setup
Perform the following guidelines to set up the Epson ET M3170 printer.
First, plug one end of the power cable to the Epson ET M3170 printer and the other end to the electrical outlet.
Plug-in the USB cable from the rear of the Epson printer to the computer.
Power on the Epson ET M3170 printer by pressing the power button.
First, the LCD screen will prompt you to select the language.
Now, type the Date format and perform the basic setup.
The Epson ET M3170 printer will prompt you to insert the ink cartridges.
Unpack the plastic casing of the ink cartridges with scissors.
Do not scratch the chip and gently shake the ink cartridges.
Head to access the front cover and lift the blue tab towards you.
Pull off the yellow tape at the side of the ink cartridges and then insert the ink cartridges into their color slots on the printhead.
Follow this step above for the remaining colors.
Now, flip the blue lid down and lock it and then close the main cover of the Epson ET M3170 printer.
The Epson ET M3170 printer will start to initialize the system.
The Epson Et M3170 setup printer is ready to print.
Load the paper into the paper tray and choose the paper types.
Print the nozzle check and then check for the print quality.
Epson Et M3170 Driver
Perform the following steps to download the Epson ET M3170 driver.
Open a new web browser and then head to the manufacturer’s site.
Click the Downloads tab and then select the operating system that you are currently using. Next, select the language that you want.
Check for the given details and then click the Download button.
The driver file will be downloaded in the selected location.
Run the Epson Et m3170 driver file and accept the End-user Agreement to proceed with the installation. Next, click the Install button.
Choose the Product in the menu and then click the Next button.
Now, choose the Printer Registration and then click Next.
Click the Agree button in the License agreement and privacy statement dialog box. Next, click the OK button when the Register a printer to Epson Connect.
You can create an Epson account, or make use of an Existing account.
Once this is complete, click the Close button.
Epson Et M3170 Wireless Setup
The following steps can guide you to perform the wireless setup of the Epson ET M3170 printer.
First, check whether you have a wireless network that has been set up.
Now, if you are a Windows user, insert the CD that came along with the Epson printer package.
If you are a Mac user, download and install the software package form the manufacturer’s site for Epson Et m3170 wireless setup.
Next, the Epson Et m3170 driver software selection screen will appear.
On the Software selection screen, click the Install button and then proceed with the on-screen prompts to install the software.
Next, on the Printer Setup screen, choose Wireless Connection, and then click Next.
In the next screen, click ‘Set up printer for the first time’ and click Next.
If the installer can recognize the wireless settings, then a screen will appear and select Yes and then click the Next button.
Proceed with the on-screen Epson Et m3170 wireless setup instructions.
Now, the installer will connect the product to the network, and the Epson Et M3170 setup to wireless is now done.
If the installer is not able to recognize the wireless settings, in the next screen, click Using the control panel and then select Next.
Enter the Wireless network name and the password in the provided field.
If the computer is connected to the wireless network, then the credentials will automatically appear in their respective fields and click Next.
On the Control panel of the Epson ET M37170 setup printer, press the Home button.
Touch the Wi-Fi icon and then touch the Wi-Fi recommended option for Epson Et m3170 wireless setup.
Now, touch the Start setup option and then select the Wi-Fi setup wizard.
Touch the Network’s name and type the password of the wireless network.
Next, touch the Start Setup option.
The Epson ET M3170 printer is connected to the wireless network.
Now, follow the prompts on the computer screen.
Complete with the Epson Et m3170 driver software installation, and then the Epson ET M3170 printer is ready to print wirelessly.
Epson Et M3170 Mobile Printing
The Epson ET M3170 printer has mobile printing solutions such as Epson E-mail Print, Epson iPrint application for iOS and Android devices. Other few printing solutions such as Google Cloud print 2.0 and AirPrint 1.8.
Epson Et M3170 Duplex Printing
The Epson ET M3170 printer can perform duplex printing with the following steps.
Open the document that needs to be printed.
Click the File option and then select Print.
Now, in the printing preferences window, select a 2-side printing checkbox.
Click the Settings button and then select the double-sided printing option that you want to perform Epson Et m3170 duplex printing.
Next, click the OK button to go back to the primary tab.
Click the Print Density button and then choose the document type that you want to set.
The Epson Et m3170 driver software will automatically set the Adjustments.
Click the OK button and then select the Print button to start the Printing process on Epson Et M3170 setup printer.
How To Scan On Epson Et M3170
Execute the following steps to scan using the Epson ET M3170 setup printer.
First, load the original document on the Automatic document feeder to scan on Epson Et m3170.
Launch the Epson printer portal on the computer.
Next, click the Mode drop-down list to choose what type of document that you want to scan.
Select the scanning mode depending on the one available for Epson printers.
Now, click the Radio button that is located next to the color mode that you want for the document.
Choose the ADF action to specify the document placed in the ADF.
Next, select the Scanning Resolution drop-down list settings and choose the resolution that fits the document.
Finally, click the Scan button to start to scan on Epson Et m3170.
Epson Et M3170 Scan To Email
The following steps can help you to scan to email using the Epson ET M3170 printer.
Load the original document on the Epson ET M3170 printer.
Now, press the Home button and then choose Scan to scan on Epson Et m3170.
Next, choose the Email option and proceed with one of the following Epson Et m3170 scan to email procedure.
Choose Contacts and then select the email address from the Contacts list.
Choose Keyboard to use the keyboard displayed to add the address of the recipient and then press the OK button.
Choose History to select the email address from the recent scan history.
Choose an email address form the displayed contacts.
Next, choose Scan Settings for Epson Et m3170 scan to email.
Select the File Format to select the file for the scan to scan on Epson Et m3170.
Go down and modify the Subject and the file name setting.
Choose Presets to save the modifications done.
Finally, press the Send icon to start the scanning process on Epson Et M3170 setup printer.
How To Send And Receive Fax In Epson Et M3170
Perform the steps below to send and receive fax in Epson ET M3170 printer.
First, plug-in one end of the phone cable to the wall jacket and then attach the other side of the phone cable to the port named LINE on the rear of the Epson ET M3170 printer.
Next, connect one end of the phone cable to the telephone and the other end named EXTI.
This enables us to share the phone line between the two devices.
Make use of the control panel buttons to go to the Fax Settings menu to send and receive fax in Epson ET M3170.
Now, press the Auto Answer button to allow your Epson printer to answer the calls automatically.
Sending a Fax From Epson ET M3170 Printer
Open the scanner lid of the Epson ET M3170 setup printer and place the document on the platen with the print side facing downwards, and then lower the scanner lid.
On the control panel, choose Fax as the desired function.
Next, make use of the control panel keyboard to type the recipient's fax number for sending a fax from Epson ET M3170 printer.
Choose the recipient from the speed dial list by pressing the Speed Dial button and then provide the desired entry number.
Now select the document and send it.
The fax will be automatically transmitted in black and white if the Epson Et M3170 printer does not support color transmissions.
Finally, press the Start button to sending a fax from Epson ET M3170 printer.
Receiving Fax Using the Epson ET M3170 Printer
Lift the handset of the Epson ET M3170 printer when the ring is heard.
A prompt will be displayed on the Control panel.
Choose Receive and then press the OK button.
The fax will now start to print.
When the faxed documents are received, place the handset back.
Epson Et M3170 Troubleshooting
The Epson ET M3170 printer can arise troubleshooting issues such as paper jams, paper feed error, the printer stops unexpectedly, printer does not power on, dos not print, poor print quality, color documents are being printed in black, roll paper cannot be cut, roll paper does not eject the paper correctly etc. To resolve these Epson Et m3170 troubleshooting issues, clean the paper roller, assign the Epson Et M3170 setup printer as the default printer, make sure that the paper cutter is set correctly, and ensure that the paper is not folded or wrinkled. Download the Epson ET M3170 manual from the manufacturer’s site to get more solutions.
Epson Et M3170 Not Printing
The steps below can help you solve this issue.
First, verify the Epson ET M3170 printer connection.
Check for the network connection as well as the network devices such as the router and the modem.
Verify the network connection status of the Epson ET M3170 setup printer and then check whether the Epson ET M3170 printer is connected correctly to the network.
Now, set the Epson printer as the Default Printer.
For that, press the Windows + R keys on the keyboard.
In the Run command box, enter ‘control and then hit the Enter key.
From the View By section, choose Large icons.
Next, click the Devices and Printers option.
Right-click on the Printer icon and then select Set as default printer.
Next, make sure to update the Epson printer driver from the manufacturer’s site.
Next, verify the Print spooler service to solve Epson Et m3170 troubleshooting.
Long press the Windows + R keys to open the Run command.
Type ‘services.msc in the field and then hit the Enter key to solve Epson Et m3170 not printing.
The service window will now open.
Now, double-click the Print spooler option.
Make sure whether the startup type is set as Automatic and the service status is Running.
If not, change it to Automatic and then click the Start button and then click OK.
Verify that the Epson printer is now able to print.
Next, clear all the print jobs in the queue.
Press the Windows + R keys and type services.msc in the Run command box.
The Service window will open.
In the Service window, double-click the Print Spooler option to solve Epson Et m3170 not printing.
Now, in the Properties window, click the Stop button and then click the OK button.
Minimize the service window and then launch the File Explorer.
Copy and paste the address below in the address bar and then hit the Enter key.
Make sure to erase all the files in the folder and restore the services window for Epson Et m3170 troubleshooting.
Again, double-click the Print Spooler service.
Now, click the Start button, and when the service is started, click the OK button to apply the changes done.
Make sure to exit all the windows that are kept open and then power off the computer.
Power off the computer and then disconnect the cable from the Epson Et M3170 setup printer.
Leave the Epson ET M3170 printer for about a minute.
Now, connect the power cable to the Epson printer and then turn it on.
Power on the computer and then check whether the Epson printer can print.
You can also use another program to print the document.
Finally to ensure Epson Et m3170 not printing issue is fixed, check the status of the Epson printer, such as the ink or the toner running out, error on the printer screen, etc.
Epson Et M3170 Won't Scan
The following steps can help you to fix this issue.
First, make sure that is scanner of the Epson ET M3170 setup printer is turned on.
Power off the computer and the scanner and then verify the USB cable connection between them to make sure of the protection.
Restart the Epson ET M3170 printer and then again try to scan.
Uninstall the scanner software and then reinstall it.
Check whether the computer is in Standby or Sleep mode, as the Epson Printer will not scan when the computer is in these modes.
Finally, check whether the Epson Et m3170 troubleshooting issue has been solved.
Epson Et M3170 Not Connecting Wireless
Perform the following to troubleshoot this issue.
First, try to connect the wireless router or the access point to the computer or some other device for confirming that the device is functioning correctly.
Ensure that the Epson ET M3170 printer is within the range of the router or the access point while performing Epson Et m3170 troubleshooting.
Make sure to provide the WEP key or the WPA passphrase correctly during Epson Et m3170 wireless setup.
Check whether the Epson ET M3170 printer is powered on and connected to the network.
Next, make sure that the Epson Et m3170 driver software install for network printing is done correctly.
If the issue still persists, reset the Epson ET M3170 setup printer.