Lexmark Mc3224dwe Setup Assistance

Lexmark MC3224dwe is a multifunctional laser printer that can print, copy, scan, and fax. It comes with an Auto Document Feeder (ADF), touchscreen panel, and duplex printing. The Basic Lexmark Mc3224dwe setup process is quite simple and easier using the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Unpack the printer and take out the printer supplies.
  2. Remove the protective tapes, covers, and seals from the printer.
  3. Pull out the paper input tray from the printer and load some plain papers.
  4. Make sure that you have loaded the plain papers after fanning them.
  5. Adjust the loaded papers with proper guide-width adjustment.
  6. Refix the paper input tray and connect the Lexmark printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord.
  7. The toner cartridges come preinstalled with the Lexmark printer.
  8. Power up the printer and configure the basic printer settings.
  9. Install the printer software on your computer using the supplied software CD.
  10. For mobile printing, download and install the Lexmark supported app from Google Play Store.
  11. For iOS devices, you can print using the AirPrint feature.
Lexmark Mc3224dwe Setup

Lexmark Mc3224dwe Driver for Windows

Driver for Lexmark Mc3224dwe Printer

Carry out these steps to download and install the printer driver on your Windows computer:

  1. On your PC, open the default browser and go to the official Lexmark site.
  2. Enter your printer’s model number in the search panel and click the Go button.
  3. Click the Downloads tab and choose Windows from the Operating System pull-down menu.
  4. Choose your Windows version and click the installer file under the Recommended Driver section.
  5. On the next page, click the I agree – Download button after reading the EULA.
  6. Wait until the download is completed.
  7. After downloading the driver, navigate to the Downloads folder.
  8. Give a double-click on the installer file and begin the driver installation process.
  9. On the setup wizard screen, click the Install button to start the driver setup.
  10. If the UAC dialog box pops-up, click the Yes button to allow the installer to make the changes.
  11. Choose either USB connection, wireless connection, or wired connection as your connection type.
  12. Proceed with the on-screen instructions to complete the driver setup.
  13. Once you have completed the driver installation process, verify the print function.

Lexmark MC3224dwe Driver for Mac

Driver for Lexmark Mc3224dwe Printer

Carry out these steps to install the printer driver on your Mac computer:

  1. The printer driver for the Mac operating system is not available for download on the official Lexmark site.
  2. But you can download it by clicking the Driver Download button available on this screen.
  3. After downloading the printer driver, run the driver installation process using the on-screen prompts.
  4. Finish the driver setup and verify the print functionality by printing a test page remotely from the Mac computer to the Lexmark printer.
  5. Next, click the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option from the drop-down menu.
  6. Select the Printer and Scanners icon and choose your printer.
  7. Select the Options & Supplies option and go to the hardware options.
  8. Add the installed options from the displayed list.
  9. If you wish not to install the printer driver, you can use the AirPrint feature on your Mac without installing the Lexmark printer drivers.

Lexmark Mc3224dwe Wifi Setup

Using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Method:

  1. Before executing the wireless setup, make sure that you have installed the network adapter on your Lexmark Mc3224dwe setup.
  2. Turn on your printer and the Wi-Fi router.
  3. Activate the adapter by touching the Settings icon from the printer's control panel.
  4. Select the Network/Ports option followed by Network Overview.
  5. Next, tap the Active Adapter button.
  6. Once you have activated the network adapter, tap the Settings icon and select the Network/Ports option.
  1. Tap the Wireless button and select Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  2. Tap the Start Method button and go to the Wi-Fi router.
  3. Press the WPS push button on the Wi-Fi router within 2 minutes.
  4. Wait until the printer detects and connects to the wireless network.
  5. Next, install the printer software on your computer and choose the Wireless connection option as your connection method.
  6. Finish the driver installation process with the help of the on-screen instructions.
  7. Once you have completed the driver setup, you can remotely access the Lexmark printer from your computer.

Steps: Lexmark MC3224dwe Toner Replacement

Carry out these steps to replace the toner cartridge on your Lexmark MC3224dwe printer:

  1. Open the ink access door and pull out the ink tray.
  2. Open the levers on both sides of the toner cartridge and remove it from the printer.
  3. Unpack the new toner cartridge and load it into the ink tray.
  4. Make sure not to touch the ink delivery areas before loading the toner cartridge into the printer.
  5. Next, recycle the used toner cartridge.
Lexmark Mc3224dwe Toner Replacement

Lexmark Mc3224dwe Scan Setup

Scan Setup:

  1. Before executing the scan setup, check whether you have completed the basic Lexmark MC3224dwe Setup.
  2. Make sure that you have installed the printer software on the connected computer.
  3. Connect your computer to the wireless network and ensure that you have a standard Internet connection.
  4. Open the web browser and enter the Lexmark MC3224dwe printer's IP address in the URL field to open the embedded web server.
  5. You can identify the printer's IP address from the configuration/status sheet.
  1. On the embedded web server, click the Shortcuts tab and select the Add Shortcut option.
  2. Click the Shortcut Type menu and select FTP or Network Folder based on your wish.
  3. Next, configure the necessary settings to add the shortcuts on your Lexmark printer.
  4. Click the Add button to apply the changes and close the browser.
  5. Place the original document on the Lexmark printer's scanner glass.
  6. Verify the scan setup by scanning the document from the Lexmark printer to the created network folder or FTP.

Guide: Lexmark Mc3224dwe Scan To Email

  1. Carry out these steps to scan a document and send it to an email from your Lexmark MC3224dwe printer:
  2. You need to turn on your printer first.
  3. Next, load the original document into the ADF if you are scanning multiple documents.
  4. Otherwise, place the original on the scanner glass.
  5. Navigate to the printer's touchscreen panel and tap the Scan icon.
  6. Select the Email option and fill up the necessary details to select the email destination.
  7. Next, press the Start button to begin the scanning operation.
  8. Now, the scanned copy will be sent to the selected email address.

Guide: Lexmark Mc3224dwe Scan To Computer

  1. Follow these steps to scan a document and send it to the connected computer:
  2. First, you need to create a network folder shortcut.
  3. Connect your computer to the wireless network and open the default browser.
  4. Enter the Lexmark printer's IP address in the URL field.
  5. It will take you to the Lexmark MC3224dwe setup’s embedded web server page.
  6. Make sure that you disable the proxy server if it is enabled.
  7. Navigate to the left-side panel and select Shortcuts followed by Add Shortcut.
  8. Select the Network Folder option from the Shortcut Type menu.
  9. Configure the necessary settings and click the Add button to apply the changes.
  10. Next, go to the printer and load the original document into the ADF.
  11. Go to the touchscreen panel and tap the Shortcuts button.
  12. Select the Scan to Network option and choose the created shortcut.
  13. Now, your scanned copy will be moved to the network folder (PC).

Lexmark MC3224dwe Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshooting is the method of identifying and fixing printer issues. Is your Lexmark printer is malfunctioning or displaying any error message? If Yes, then you need to identify the error first. Next, rectify the printer issue using the specified troubleshooting steps. If you have difficulties in resolving the printer problems, contact our technical support team for remote assistance.

Guide: Lexmark Mc3224dwe Offline

Is your computer showing that the Lexmark printer is offline? If so, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to resolve the offline printer issue.

  1. Visually examine whether the Lexmark MC3224dwe setup is turned off or not.
  2. If it is turned off, turn on the printer by pressing the Power button.
  3. Check the connection interface and the cables connected to the printer.
  4. Also, check whether you have installed the compatible printer software on your computer.
  5. Remove all the print jobs from the print queue and check if you could print remotely from the computer to the printer.
  6. If the problem persists, go to the Windows Control Panel and select the Devices and Printers tab.
  7. Under Devices, give a right-click on your printer’s icon and select the Use Printer Offline option.
  8. Check the network ports if you have connected the Lexmark printer over a wireless network.
  9. Now, the offline printer issue will be resolved.

Fixed: Lexmark Mc3224dwe Paper Jam Issue

  1. Carry out these steps to clear the paper jam in your Lexmark MC3224dwe printer:
  2. First, open the rear tray and remove the jammed paper firmly from the printer.
  3. Pull out the manual feeder and remove the paper bits or jammed paper inside the printer.
  4. Refix the tray and restart your printer.
  5. Check the ADF and remove the jammed paper, if any.
  6. Next, go to the printer's touchscreen panel to check if the paper jam message has been cleared.
  7. Now, test the print function by printing a sample document.
  8. If the Lexmark MC3224dwe setup paper jam error remains unsolved, contact our technical support team.