Setup Xerox Printer on Mac OS X

To install a network printer on Mac OSX:

This process is not for the Student Xerox printers located in ZSR Library and other buildings on campus. The Student printers can be installed from


  • Click Continue to move through installation wizard.

  • When prompted, click Agree.

  • Click Install.

  • When prompted, enter your computer’s password.

  • Click The single-printer icon (right). Type in the IP address of desired Xerox printer. Click Continue.

  • To locate the IP address of the appropriate printer, please visit the following site.
  • If you are prompted, pick the correct printer model type (you can find the directly on the printer).
  • Click Close.
  • Open System Preferences (either on your Dock or from the Apple Menu).

settings icon

  • Click Printers & Scanners.

  • The Xerox printer should now be listed as an available printer.


To install a network printer on Mac OSX (Alternative Method):

  1. Click the Apple Icon in the top-left of the menu bar and select System Preferences
  2. Select Printers and Scanners
  3. Click the “+” button to add a new printer and select the IP tab
  4. In the address bar, enter, for example (
  5. Click Add – your Mac will download the print driver and automatically install the printer
  6. If the Xerox printer you are adding requires an Accounting Code/Printer Code, please follow these instructions:  Setup Xerox Printer Accounting on Mac OS X

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Last modified: May 6, 2019