Lexmark MS321dn Setup Assistant

Lexmark MS321dn is a monochrome laser printer that can print, copy, and scan. It comes with a monochrome OLED display, a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder, a 250-sheet input tray, and supports mobile printing and duplex printing. Overall, it an All-in-One, user-friendly printer.Read following instructions to complete the basic Lexmark MS321dn setup

Basic Setup: 

  1. Unpack the Lexmark MS321dn printer and take out the printer supplies such as setup guide, software CD, power cord, and warranty sheet.
  2. Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  3. Open the Lexmark printer's front door and pull out the toner cartridge and imaging unit.
  4. Gently shake it to distribute the toner or ink inside the cartridge evenly.
  5. Remove the packing materials from the toner cartridge and install toner cartridge and imaging unit into the printer.
  6. Pull out the paper input tray and load some plain paper with proper guide-width adjustments.
  7. Refix the paper tray and connect one end of the printer's power cord to the rear port of the printer.
  8. Connect the other end of the printer's power cord to an electrical outlet and press the Power button to power up the printer.
Lexmark MS321dn Setup
  1. Configure the basic printer settings and install the printer driver on your computer with the help of a software CD.
  2. After completing the driver installation, verify the printer function.

Lexmark Ms321dn Driver Download

Driver for Lexmark MS321dn Printer

You can download the Lexmark MS321dn printer driver by merely clicking the Driver Download button available on this page. Otherwise, download it manually from the official Lexmark site by following the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Before downloading the printer driver, remove any previously installed Lexmark printer driver on your computer.
  2. Open the default browser and navigate to the official Lexmark site.
  3. Enter your printer's model number in the search panel and select your printer name from the search result.
  4. Click the Go button and click the Downloads tab.
  5. Select the OS running on your computer from the Operating System drop-down menu.
  6. Click the printer driver link and click the I agree-download button on the next screen.
  7. Specify the location to save the installer file and click the Save button.
  8. After downloading the printer driver, proceed with the installation.

Lexmark Ms321dn Manual Download

User Manual for Lexmark MS321dn Printer

You can download the Lexmark MS321dn setup's manual by clicking the Manual Download button available on this site. Alternatively, you can download the printer's manual from the official Lexmark site with the help of the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Open the default browser on your computer and navigate to the official Lexmark site.
  2. Enter your printer's model number in the search panel and select your printer name from the search result.
  3. Click the Go button and go to the Manuals section on the next screen.
  4. Under Manuals & Guides, select your desired manual.
  5. It will open as a PDF file in the new tab.
  6. Next, click the Download icon to download the Lexmark MS321dn printer's manual.

Lexmark Ms321dn Driver Installation

Driver installation using the software CD

  1. Turn on your printer and check whether you have completed the basic printer settings.
  2. Insert the software CD into the CD/DVD drive of your computer.
  3. Open the setup file and give a double-click on it to run the driver installation.
  1. Agree to the EULA and select either the wired, wireless, or USB connection as your connection type.
  2. Execute the connection between the printer and the computer with the help of the on-screen instructions and finish the driver installation.
  3. Next, click the Print Test Page button to verify the print function.

Lexmark Ms321dn Wireless Setup

Wireless Setup using the Push Button method

  1. Turn on your Lexmark MS321dn setup and the Wi-Fi router.
  2. Go to the printer's control panel and select Settings.
  3. Select the Network/Ports option and press the OK button.
  4. Select Wireless and then Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  5. Press OK and select the Start Push Button Method option.
  6. Press OK and navigate to the Wi-Fi router.
  7. Press and hold the WPS Push button for 5 seconds. This process should be done within 2 minutes.
  1. Check if your printer detects the wireless network.
  2. After the Lexmark printer connects to the wireless network, install the printer driver on your computer.
  3. You should connect the computer to the same wireless network.
  4. During the driver installation, select the wireless connection option as your connection type.
  5. Finish the driver installation process with the help of the on-screen prompts.

Lexmark Ms321dn Scan Function Guidance

Lexmark Ms321dn Scan Setup

  1. Before configuring the scan settings, note down the printer's IP address from the printer's home screen.
  2. Connect your printer and the computer to the same wireless network.
  3. On your Windows computer, verify whether you have access to a standard Internet connection.
  4. Open the default browser and enter the Lexmark MS321dn printer's IP address in the URL field.
  5. Press the Enter key to open the Embedded Web Server.
  6. Click the Settings button to configure the necessary settings.
  7. Configure the email settings based on your wish and select Settings followed by FTP to configure the FTP settings.
  8. After configuring the necessary scan settings, create a shortcut for each operation.
  9. Click on Shortcuts and select Add Shortcut.
  10. Select your desired shortcut type and configure the necessary settings.
  11. Click Save to save the configured scan settings.
  12. After setting up the scan setting in the Embedded Web Server, verify the scan function.

Lexmark Ms321dn Scan To Computer

Carry out these steps to scan and send a scanned copy to the computer from the Lexmark MS321dn setup:

  1. Turn on your Lexmark printer and the computer first.
  2. Connect them using a wired or wireless setup.
  3. Ensure that you have used a standard cable to connect the computer and the printer.
  4. Load your original document into the printer and navigate to the printer's control panel.
  5. Select Scan Profiles and then Scan to Computer.
  6. Press the OK button and select the scan profile to save the scanned document.
  7. Now, the scanned image will be sent to your computer.

Lexmark Ms321dn Scan To Email Setup

Carry out these steps to set up the scan to email function on your Lexmark MS321dn printer:

  1. Before setting up the scan to email settings, connect your printer and the computer to the same wireless network.
  2. On your computer, open the default browser and navigate to the Gmail Sign In page if you are using a Gmail account for the scan to email setup.
  3. Log in with the email address and password.
  4. Go to the Security section on your Gmail account and toggle on the Allow less secure apps button.
  5. Open a new tab and enter the Lexmark MS321dn printer's IP address in the URL field to access the Embedded Web Server.
  6. Navigate to Settings and configure the necessary settings on the SMTP Setup page.
  7. Create a Scan to Email shortcut and specify the destination.
  8. Now, you can use the shortcut key to execute the scan to email function on your Lexmark printer.
Lexmark Ms321dn Scan To Email Setup

Lexmark Ms321dn Scan To Folder

Carry out these steps to scan a document and send it to a shared folder on your Mac:

  1. Before starting the scan, load the original into the Lexmark MS321dn setup.
  2. Connect the printer and the Mac computer to the same wireless network.
  3. On your Mac, open the Terminal app and type the 'sudo launchctl load -w /system/Library/LaunchDaemons/Ftp.plist' command.
  4. If prompted, enter your Mac administrator password in the required field.
  5. Click the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option.
  6. Click Sharing, navigate to the left-side panel, and mark the File Sharing checkbox.
  7. Under Shared Folders, click the + icon and select a test folder.
  8. Click the Add button and select Options in the Sharing folder.
  9. Enable the Share files and folders using SMB, Share files and folder using AFP, and Account checkboxes.
  10. Click Done and open the Embedded Web Server on your default browser.
  11. Create a scan shortcut to send a scanned copy to the folder.
  12. Save the settings and close the browser.
  13. Go to the printer's control panel and press the key.
  14. Enter the shortcut number for the Scan to Folder option created in the Embedded Web Server.
  15. Press the OK button and start scanning the original.
  16. Now, the scanned copy will be moved to the folder created on your Mac.

Lexmark Ms321dn Toner Cartridge Replacement

Carry out these steps to replace the toner cartridge of the Lexmark MS321dn printer:

  1. First, turn off the printer and open the front door.
  2. Pull out the used toner cartridge from the Lexmark MS321dn setup and unpack the new toner cartridge.
  3. Remove the protective covers from the new toner cartridge and shake it thrice to redistribute the toner.
  4. Install it into the printer without damaging the printer’s internal parts.
  5. After installing the toner cartridge, close the front cover.

Lexmark Ms321dn Imaging Unit Reset

Carry out these quick steps to reset the imaging unit of the Lexmark MS321dn printer:

  1. Power up the printer first and navigate to the printer's control panel.
  2. Select Settings and then Device.
  3. Press the OK button and select the Maintenance option.
  4. Press the OK button and select Config Menu.
  5. Next, select the Supply Usage And Counters option and press OK.
  6. Choose the imaging unit from the displayed list and select Start.
  7. Press OK and select Continue.
  8. Now, the imaging unit of your Lexmark printer is reset successfully.

Lexmark MS321dn Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Is your Lexmark MS321 printer malfunctioning? Then you have to find out the exact reason behind it and then troubleshoot the issue.Some of the common printer errors like paper jams, offline printer, ink errors, connection failure, and scan issues are due to the improper printer's maintenance and improper setup/installation. If you have difficulties in resolving any of the printer errors, you can contact our technical support team by clicking the Call button available on this page.

Fixed: Lexmark Ms321dn Paper Jam Error

Is your Lexmark MS321dn setup showing the 'Paper Jam' error on the printer's LCD panel? Then there might probably a paper stuck inside the printer’s internal parts, and you cannot print further. To resolve this problem, you have to clear the jammed paper inside the printer. 

Clearing the paper jam in the printer's front door:

  1. Turn off the printer and pull out the paper input tray from the printer.
  2. Open the front door and take out the toner cartridge and imaging unit from the printer.
  3. Gently remove the paper jammed inside the printer.
  4. Refix the toner cartridge and imaging unit into the printer and load the paper input tray.

Clearing the jammed paper in the rear door:

  1. Power off the printer and reach the rear of the printer.
  2. Allow the printer's rear surface to cool.
  3. Open the rear door and remove the jammed paper without damaging the internal parts.
  4. Close the rear door and check if the problem has been resolved.

Clearing the paper jam in the trays:

  1. If you have added multiple trays to the Lexmark MS321dn printer, remove them one by one after turning the printer off.
  2. Pull out the jammed paper and refix them to resolve the paper jam error.

Clearing the jammed paper in the duplex unit:

  1. Make sure that the printer is turned off.
  2. Pull out the paper input tray from the printer and lower the blue lever.
  3. Hold the jammed paper firmly from the printer and remove it. Refix the paper input tray.
  4. Turn the Lexmark MS321dn printer on and check if the 'Paper Jam' error has been resolved.

Lexmark Ms321dn Offline Solution

Are you getting the 'Printer Status Offline' message on your Windows computer? Then refer to the quick steps to troubleshoot this error given on our site.

  1. First, check whether the Lexmark MS321dn setup is in Hibernate or Sleep mode.
  2. Verify the connection between the printer and the electrical supply.
  3. If necessary, try connecting the printer to a different electrical outlet.
  4. On your Windows 10 computer, go to the Control Panel and select Devices and Printers.
  5. Under Devices, give a right-click on the Lexmark printer's icon and select See What's Printing.
  6. Click the Printer tab and uncheck the Use Printer Offline checkbox.
  7. For older Windows versions (XP or Vista), give a right-click on the printer's icon and select the Use Printer Online option.
  8. Remove all the print jobs from the print queue and assign a new print job to check if the problem has been resolved.
  9. If the problem persists, make sure that you have used a standard USB or Ethernet cable for connecting the devices.
Lexmark Ms321dn Offline