Lexmark S305 Setup Guidance

Initially, when you unbox the Lexmark S305 printer package, you will find the following accessories. Then use our guidelines to completed the Lexmark S305 setup.

  1. The Lexmark S305 printer
  2. User manual and the warranty cards
  3. The Installation CD
  4. The power cord
  5. The Toner cartridge and other accessories 
  6. Take out the printer and remove all the protective tapes and other packaging material from the inside and the outside of the printer.
  7. Open the top panel of the printer, take out the printhead and remove the protective tape covering the printhead slot.
  8. Insert the printhead back into its slot.
  9. Take out the power cord from the sealed packaging and connect the cord between the printer and the power source.
  10. Take out the ink cartridges from the sealed packaging and remove the protective tape from the cartridge lenses.
Lexmark S305 Setup
  1. Gently push the cartridges into their respective slots.
  2. Pull out the paper extender from the bottom of the printer.
  3. Pull the paper tray from the back of the printer and insert a stack of paper.
  4. Now, proceed to install the printer driver on your computer and connected the printer to the computer.
  5. The Lexmark S305 setup is completed..

Lexmark S305 Driver for Windows

Driver for Lexmark S305 Printer

Though the Lexmark S305 printer comes with an installation CD, you can always download the printer driver from the official Lexmark support page.

  1. Open the default browser on your computer, 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 S305 printer page will open. Click the Product Support tab.
  4. Click the Downloads tab and select Windows as the operating system and choose the appropriate version.
  5. Click the recommended driver from the list of drivers seen on the screen.
  6. Click the I agree - download button on the next page.
  7. The driver will be downloaded to the computer. 
  8. You can directly proceed with the installation once the driver is downloaded. 
  9. Open and run the downloaded installer file.
  10. Agree to the Terms and Conditions and follow the on-screen instructions.
  11. Select the connection type when prompted and complete the installation.

Lexmark S305 Driver for Mac

Mac Driver for Lexmark S305 Printer
  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 S305 printer page will open. Click the Product Support tab.
  4. Click the Downloads tab and select the Mac operating system and version.
  5. Click the recommended driver and download it to the computer.
  6. After the download, locate and run the driver installer file.
  7. Carry out the instructions displayed on the setup wizard, select the connection type, complete the installation.

Lexmark S305 Setup Manual Download

User Manual
 
  1. Open the default browser, enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  2. On the support page, enter the printer model in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  3. Now, click the Product Support tab on the printer’s page.
  4. Click the Manuals tab and then click on the required manual.
  5. The Manual will be downloaded to the computer. 

Lexmark S305 Wifi Setup

Installation CD:

  1. You can connect the Lexmark S305 setup to the wireless network with the help of the installation CD.
  2. Make sure the wireless router has been set up properly and your computer is connected to the wireless network.
  3. Insert the installation CD into the CD drive on your computer.
  4. In the setup wizards, click the Agree checkbox to accept the terms and conditions.
  5. Simply follow the on-screen instructions.
  6. When the setup wizard prompts you to select the type of connection, select the Wireless option.
  7. Connect a compatible USB cable between the printer and the computer temporarily for the initial pairing.
  8. Select your network’s SSID from the list of available networks and enter its password.
  9. Now, the Lexmark S305 printer will be connected to Wi-Fi.

WPS Method:

  1. On the printer’s control panel, tap the Settings icon and navigate through Ports > Network > Network Setup > Wireless > Wi-Fi Protected Setup and then select the  Start Push Button Method option.
  2. Now follow the instructions displayed on the printer until the Press WPS button message appears.
  3. Once you see the message, immediately press the WPS button on the router and wait until the Lexmark S305 setup is connected to the router.
  4. Once the connection is made, the LED on the printer will turn solid.
  5. Now, proceed to install the printer software on your computer.

Lexmark S305 PrintHead Replacement

  1. Make sure the Lexmark S305 printer is turned on.
  2. On the printer’s control panel, select Setup > Maintenance > Replace the Printhead.
  3. Open the top panel of the printer.
  4. Hold the latch protecting the printhead and lift it.
  5. Take out the old printhead and keep it aside.
  6. Unpack the new printhead and gently insert it into its slot on the printer.
  7. Take out the cartridges from the old printhead and place them into the respective color slots in the new printhead.
  8. Finally, close the latch.

Lexmark S305 Clean PrintHead

  1. Make sure the Lexmark S305 setup is turned on.
  2. Select the Setup option on the printer’s control panel.
  3. Select Maintenance followed by the Replace the Printhead option.
  4. Open the top panel of the printer.
  5. Lift the latch protecting the printhead and remove the printhead from the printer.
  6. Take a lint-free cloth and gently wipe the printhead.
  7. Wipe the contact on the rear side of the printhead.
  8. Once done, insert the printhead back into the printer and close the latch.

Reset Lexmark S305 Ink Level

  1. Turn off the Lexmark printer and remove the power cord.
  2. Now connect the printer back to the power source.
  3. While the printer turns on, press the Ready and return buttons at the same time.
  4. Hold the buttons until you see the Performing Self Test option.
  5. Select the Diagnostic Mode menu and then select the Reset option.
  6. The Ink level will now be reset on the printer.

Lexmark S305 Ink Cartridge Replacement

  1. Before you replace the ink cartridge, make sure that the Lexmark S305 setup is not open for a long time, because this may dry up the printhead. Now, follow the steps to replace the ink cartridge on the Lexmark S305 printer.
  2. Turn on your printer and open the top panel.
  3. Press the release tab to release the ink cartridge from the printer.
  4. You can repeat the same steps to remove the other cartridges.
  5. Once you have taken out the old cartridges, remove the protective cap from the new cartridges.
  6. Gently push the cartridges into their slots.
  7. Finally, close the top panel of the Lexmark S305 printer.

Lexmark S305 Firmware Download

  1. Go to the official Lexmark support page from a web browser on your computer.
  2. On the printer’s support page, click the Product Support tab.
  3. Click the Downloads tab, select the operating system and its version.
  4. Click the Firmware tab and select the available firmware from the list.
  5. Once the firmware is downloaded to your computer, proceed to install it on your printer.

Lexmark S305 Scanner Driver

  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. On the printer’s page, click the Product Support tab.
  4. Click the Downloads tab, select the operating system, and then click the Drivers tab.
  5. Now, click the required scan driver. You can also download the recommended printer driver package as it includes the scan driver.
  6. Once the scan driver has been downloaded, install it on your computer.

Lexmark S305 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

  1. If the Lexmark printer stops its print job in between, make sure the printhead is firmly installed.
  2. Make sure the top panel of the printer is closed. Also, check the power supply to the printer.
  3. Check for paper jams in the printer and clear them if any.
  4. Usually, the paper jams occur in the duplex unit of the printer.
  1. Adjust the paper guides in the paper tray and make sure the papers are not held tight.

Some other common errors that occur in the Lexmark printer are:

  1. Faulty hard drive
  2. The disk is full
  3. Error in USB hub
  4.  

LEXMARK IMPACT S305 OFFLINE

The Lexmark S305 setup going offline is quite a common issue with most of the printers. To bring back the printer online, follow the steps given below.

  1. Make sure the printer is turned on and connected to the computer and the wireless network.
  2. Open the Control Panel window on your computer.
  3. Navigate and select the Devices & Printers option from the window.
  4. Double-click on the printer icon and delete all the pending print jobs.
  5. Check if the Use printer offline option has been enabled. If yes, deselect the option and check whether the offline issue has been solved.

LEXMARK IMPACT S305 RESET

  1. You can reset the Lexmark S305 printer to the factory settings from the printer’s control panel.
  2. Use the navigation keys to select the Settings icon.
  3. Select the Default option and press the OK button.
  4. Select the option Set Default and press the OK button.
  5. Select the Use Factory option and press the OK button.
  6. Press the OK button again to reset the Lexmark S305 printer.

LEXMARK IMPACT S305 PRINTING BLANK PAGES

  1. If the Lexmark S305 setup is printing just blank pages, you have to reinstall the cartridges and then remove and reinsert the printhead.
  2. Load enough paper into the printer.
  3. Press the Settings icon on the printer’s control panel.
  4. Use the navigation buttons and select the Maintenance option. Then, press the OK button.
  5. Select the option Deep Clean Printhead and press the OK button.
  6. Navigate to the Align Printhead option and press the OK button.
  7. Now, the pages and the printhead will be aligned.
  8. Perform a print job and check if the issue has been solved.
Lexmark S305 Setup Print Blank Page

LEXMARK IMPACT S305 PRINTHEAD ERROR

  1. Open the top panel of the Lexmark S305 printer.
  2. Open the latch of the printhead and gently remove it.
  3. Wipe the printhead with a lint-free dry cloth and also wipe the contacts.
  4. Reinsert the printhead into the printer and close the latch until it clicks.
  5. The printhead error should be fixed now.

LEXMARK IMPACT S305 NOT PRINTING

 
  1. Turn off the printer and wait for 30 seconds. Then turn the printer ON.
  2. Hold the cancel button while the printer turns on.
  3. Once the Lexmark S305 setup is ready, release the cancel button. Now, the printer light will start to blink, indicating that the printer has restarted.
  4. Check if the issue has been solved. If not, go to the next steps.
  5. You have to update the printer driver and check if it could solve the issue.
  6. Go to the printer’s official support page and download the recommended printer driver.
  7. Install the downloaded driver on your computer and now the issue should be solved.