Lexmark E260dn Setup

Lexmark E260DN is a monochrome laser printer with duplex printing features. The printer has a printing speed of up to 33 pages per minute. The procedure to Lexmark E260dn setup is given in this section.

Unbox the Lexmark Printer from the Carton Box.

You will have the following accessories:

  1. Cartridge program information
  2. Software and documentation CD
  3. Operational panel
  4. Power cord
  5. Limited warranty/guarantee statement
  6. Setup and installation guide

The Optional Installation you will have to Install,

  1. Printer memory card
  2. Flash memory
  3. Once you take out the printer from the carton box, open the side panel on the right side to open the system board.
  4. Take out the memory card from the sealed packaging.
  5. Hold the memory card by the edges and gently insert the board into the panel.
  6. Take out the flash memory from the sealed package and insert it into the printer's memory card section.
  7. Connect the Lexmark E260dn to the computer using the USB cable or the Ethernet cable.
Lexmark E260dn Setup
  1. Connect the power cord to the printer and connect it to the power source.
  2. Install the 250 or the 550 sheet drawer. Initially, unpack the drawer from the sealed packaging.
  3. Remove the paper tray from the printer support unit.
  4. Locate and press the button on the left side of the Lexmark printer to open the front door.
  5. Press the release button at the base of the toner kit and lift the toner cartridge with the handle.
  6. Gently insert the toner cartridge along with the rollers inside the printer, matching the imprinted arrows.
  7. The initial Lexmark E260dn setup is now complete, and you can proceed with the driver download and installation.

Lexmark E260dn Driver Download

Driver for Lexmark E260dn Printer
  1. Though the Lexmark E260DN Printer comes with an installation CD, you have the option of downloading the driver from the official Lexmark support page.
  2. Open the default browser, enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  3. On the right side of the Lexmark page, enter the printer model in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  4. The Lexmark E260DN printer page will open. Now, navigate and click the Product Support tab.
  5. Click the Downloads tab, select the Windows operating system from the drop-down list, and click the required driver.
  6. The driver will be downloaded to the computer. 
  7. You can directly proceed with the installation once the driver is downloaded. 

Lexmark E260dn Manual Download

User Manual for Lexmark E260dn Printer

Though the Lexmark E260DN printer comes with a User Manual to make things more understandable, you can download the manual from the official Lexmark support page.

  1. Open the default browser, enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  2. On the right side of the Lexmark page, enter the printer model in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  3. The Lexmark E260dn setup page will open, navigate, and click the Product Support tab.
  4. Click the Manualstab, select the User Guide manual from the list of manuals seen on the page.
  5. Open the PDF manual and click the download icon located at the top right corner of the page.
  6. This will download the manual to your computer. 

Install Lexmark E260dn Driver Software

  1. You can directly proceed with the installation of the driver from the installation CD provided with the printer.
  2. You can also download the driver from the official Lexmark support page.
  3. Once you have the CD installed/driver downloaded on the computer, open the file to run the installation.
  1. All you have to do is to follow the on-screen instructions and click I Agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  2. The driver will be installed on the computer and you can access the printer from the computer.

Lexmark E260dn Wireless Setup

Since the Lexmark E260dn setup does not have the WPS button, you will have to make use of the Ethernet cable to make a wired network connection. However, if you wish to have your Lexmark printer over a wireless network, then you have to install the Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server. This can be used only for the print functionality. The procedure to install the print server is explained below.

  1. Turn on your wireless router and computer.
  2. Connect the Wireless Print Server to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. Download and install the software for the print server on the computer.
  4. In the Wireless Print Server Setup Wizard, when your network SSID is displayed, select it, enter the network key, and this will configure the print server.
  1. Now, disconnect the print server from the computer and connect it to your Lexmark E260DN printer using a USB cable.
  2. Now, a port will be created for your printer. After that, you can install the printer driver on your computer and access the printer wirelessly.

Lexmark E260dn Toner Cartridge Replacement

  1. Press the button to open the front door of the printer.
  2. Hold the handle and gently pull out the toner cartridge from the Lexmark E260dn setup.
  3. Unpack the new toner cartridge from the sealed package. Hold the handle and pull it out of the package.
  4. Keep the old toner cartridge aside and gently insert the toner cartridge along with the rollers inside the printer, matching the imprinted arrows.

Lexmark E260dn Drum Reset

  1. To perform a drum reset on the Lexmark E260DN printer, perform the following steps.
  2. Open the front door of the printer while the printer is turned on.
  3. Press and hold the X button on the printer’s control panel until you see the lights on the printer starts blinking.
  4. Close the front door.
  5. The printer will now automatically restart.
  6. You can press the power button to turn it back on if it does not turn on automatically.

Lexmark E260dn Firmware Update

You can update the Lexmark E260DN printer firmware from the official Lexmark support page.

  1. Open the default browser, enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  2. On the right side of the Lexmark page, enter the printer model in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  3. The Lexmark E260DN printer page will open. Navigate and click the Product Support tab.
  4. Click the Downloads tab. Under Recommended Firmware you will see a firmware update available.
  5. Click the file and click the I Agree checkbox for the Terms and Agreement.
  6. The Firmware for the Lexmark E260DN will be downloaded to the computer.

Lexmark E260dn Setup Troubleshooting Guide

All the printers tend to malfunction after a certain period of usage. But regular maintenance and careful usage of the printer makes it less prone to issues. Even if any issue occurs on your Lexmark printer, you can easily troubleshoot it. The user manual that you received along with the printer contains certain troubleshooting procedures for some of the common printer issues like paper jams, print issues, print quality problems, etc. Also, when an issue occurs on the printer, an error message is displayed. If you understand the error message, then you can easily troubleshoot the problems. You can also call our technical experts for assistance in solving the printer issues.

In the following sections, we have the procedures to troubleshoot certain printer problems. Read more to know them.

Fixed: Lexmark E260dn Paper Jam Issue

To avoid paper jams, make sure you take necessary precautions before installing the paper in the paper tray.

  1. Make sure the papers are laid flat in the paper tray.
  2. Make sure there are no folded edges in the paper.
  3. Do not interrupt or turn off the printer during its print job.
  4. Make sure not to load too many papers and exceed the weight limit of the paper tray.
  5. See if the paper guides in the paper tray are correctly aligned to the edges of the paper.
  6. Make sure to flex and straighten the paper before installing it.
  7. If you have the paper jammed in the manual feeder, just pull out the paper slowly from the feeder.
  8. Make sure to remove the fragments of paper from the feeder and the paper left behind in the photoconductor kit.

Lexmark E260dn Shows Offline Issue

The Lexmark E260dn setup going offline is quite common with all the printers. To bring the Lexmark E260DN printer online, follow the steps given below.

  1. Make sure the Lexmark printer is turned on and connected to the computer and the wireless network.
  2. Open the Control Panel from the desktop.
  3. Navigate and select the Devices & Printers option from the window.
  4. Now you will have to clear all the pending print jobs. For this, double-click on the printer icon and delete all the print jobs.
  5. Disable the Lexmark printer and wait for a couple of minutes.
  6. Turn the Lexmark printer on again.
  7. Your Lexmark E260DN printer will be online and ready to perform functions.
     

Solved: Lexmark E260dn Paper Feed Problem

If you are having any paper feed problems in your Lexmark E260dn setup, you have to try these possible solutions.

  1. Check the papers in the paper tray. Open the paper tray and take out the stack of papers.
  2. Flex the papers and align the papers evenly before placing them in the paper tray.
  3. You must always make sure not to add more papers than the intended paper capacity.
  4. Make sure the guides in the tray are not holding the papers too tight. 
  5. It will lead to paper jams.

Lexmark E260dn All Lights Flashing Issue

If you find out all the lights are blinking on the Lexmark E260DN printer, it means the printer is undergoing a small service error.

  1. You don't know what is causing the error in your Lexmark printer.
  2. Press the power button to find out the secondary error in the printer.
  3. 90x error code indicates the error with the software.
  4. 91x error mentions the problem with the DC motor. Contact the authorized dealer for service.
  5. 92x error occurs if there is a problem with the fuser unit. Contact the authorized dealer for service.
  6. 93x error is because of the printhead unit.
  7. 94x error is because of an engine board problem or a miscommunication.
  8. 95x error is because of the problem with the controller board. Contact the authorized dealer for service.
  9. 96x error indicates the RAM failure. To solve this error, you will have to power off the printer and remove all the printing memory. Turn on the printer again and try doing a print job.
  10. 97x error is a Network error. To solve the error, you will have to remove all the cables connected to the printer and restart the Lexmark E260dn setup.
  11. 98x error indicates a miscommunication with the paper port. Contact the authorized dealer for service.
  12. 99x error indicates that there is a problem with the paper feed device.