Lexmark MS823dn Setup Guide

Lexmark MS823dn is a multifunction monochrome printer that comes with the duplex printing feature. This Lexmark printer has a print speed of up to 61 pages per minute. With a large input capacity of up to 4400 sheets and the toner cartridge that can support up to 55,000 pages, this printer is definitely a power horse.While you purchase the Lexmark MS823dn setup, you will have the following in the box along with the printer.

  1. The documentation and the installation CD, The setup and the user guide, Toner cartridge, Imaging unit, Power cord, Cartridge information and Guarantee/ Warranty statement
  2. Unpack the printer package and take out all the accessories from inside.
  3. Remove the packing material from the inside and outside the printer.
  4. Pull out the paper tray completely from the printer.
  5. Squeeze and slide the green color paper guidesto the edges of the paper tray.
  6. Stack a bunch of paper and make sure not to fold the paper to avoid paper jams.
  7. Load the printable side facing down and bring the paper guidesclose to the edges of the paper.
  8. Open the multipurpose feeder and pull out the multipurpose feed extender.
  1. Squeeze the width guide and move it to the edges to load the paper.
  2. Stack the paper slowly inside the multipurpose feeder.
  3. Press the button on the right side of the printer to open the front door.
  4. Unpack the toner cartridge and remove the packaging material surrounding the cartridge.
  5. Shake the cartridge to redistribute the toner and do not expose the toner to direct sunlight.
  6. Holding it by thehandle, slowly insert the cartridge into the Lexmark MS823dn setup aligning with the side rails and close the front door.
  7. Using the power cord received along with the printer, connect the printer to an electrical outlet.
  8. Now move the printer to a secure location, somewhere close to the wireless router and the computer for easy access.

Lexmark MS823Dn Driver Download

Though the Lexmark MS823dn printer comes with an installation CD, you always have the liberty of downloading the Lexmark printer driver 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. Click the Product Supporttab, click the Downloads tab, and then select your operating system.
  4. Select the main driver from the list of drivers seen on the screen.
  5. Click the Download button located right next to the printer driver.
  6. The driver will be downloaded to the computer. 
  7. You can directly proceed with the installation once the driver is downloaded. 
Driver for Lexmark MS823dn Printer

Lexmark Ms823Dn Manual Download

Though the Lexmark MS823dn setup comes with the User Manual to make things more understandable, you have the liberty to download it from the 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. On theLexmark MS823dn printer page, click the Product Support
  4. Click the Manualstab, select User Guide from the list of manuals seen on the page.
  5. Open the PDF manualand click the download icon located at the top right corner of the page.
  6. The Manual will be downloaded to the computer.
User Manual for Lexmark MS823dn Setup

Lexmark MS823Dn Driver Install

Once you have the driver downloaded to your computer, you can proceed with the installation. You can also install the driver from the installation CD.

  1. Locatethe installer file from the Downloads folder or the CD drive and double-click it to run the installation.
  2. All you have to do is to follow the on-screen instructions and click I Agreeto the Terms & Conditions.
  3. The driver will be installed on the computer.
Lexmark MS823dn Setup

Lexmark MS823Dn Toner Cartridge Replacement

Make sure the Lexmark MS823dn setup is turned off for at least 30 minutes before replacing the fuser. Also, get a new authorized toner cartridge.

  1. Open the front door of the printer.
  2. Pull out the toner and keep it aside.
  3. Unpack the new toner cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  4. Use the handle to lift the cartridge.
  5. Gently shake the toner cartridge to redistribute the toner present inside.
  6. Insert the toner cartridge into the printer.
  7. Make sure the toner cartridge goes fully inside.
  8. Close the front door of the Lexmark MS823dn
  9. You have to wait for a couple of minutes before turning on the printer.

Lexmark Ms823Dn Wifi Setup

  1. Before beginning the Wi-Fi setup, make sure you have installed the wireless adapter on your printer. Turn off the printer and remove the power cord before installing the wireless adapter. Then proceed with the steps given below to set up Wi-Fi.
  2. From the control panel of the printer, tap on the Settingsicon and navigate through the following options.
  3. Ports> Network > Network Setup Wireless > Wi-Fi Protected Setup and then select the  Start Push Button Method 
  4. Now you can follow the instructions as shown in the display until you come across the message Press WPS buttonon the router.
  5. You have to press the WPS button on the router.Now you will find the printer and the router LED lights blinking.
  6. Once the connection is made, the LEDswill turn solid.
  7. Now, proceed to install the printer software on your computer and add the printer on the computer.

Lexmark Ms823Dn Imaging Unit Reset

To reset the Imaging unit in Lexmark MS823dn setup, you have to perform the following steps.

  1. Make sure your printer is turned on.
  2. Open the front door of the Lexmark printer.
  3. Press and hold the Xbutton on the printer’s control panel.
  4. On the LCD, you will see a message that reads resetting toner. 
  5. Close the front door of the Lexmark printer.
  6. The printer will now automatically restart.
  7. You can press the power button to turn it on if it does not turn on automatically.
  8. The imaging unit for the Lexmark MS823dnprinter will be reset. 

Lexmark MS823Dn Firmware Update

  1. Keeping the printer firmware updated is the most important thing. This will not only keep your printer updated but also makes it compatible and easy to use.
  2. Open the default browser, enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  3. Go to the support page of the printer and click the Downloadstab.
  4. Select the operating system from the drop-down list.
  5. At the bottom of the support page, you will see the Recommended Firmware section.
  6. Click the firmware and the file will update the firmware on your printer.

Lexmark MS823dn Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Like any other device, printers also encounter issues after a certain period of time. But these issues can be easily fixed by following few troubleshooting steps. The troubleshooting steps to fix the printer issues are given in the printer manual as well. The major issues that could occur in the Lexmark MS823dn printer are related to print quality, printer connection, and paper jam. Moreover, when an issue occurs on the printer, the same will be indicated by an error message on the printer’s control panel display. Some of the error messages are Cartridge, imaging unit mismatch [41.xy], Change [paper source] to [custom] load [orientation], Change the paper source to [custom type name] load [orientation], Change the paper source to [paper type] [paper size] load [orientation] and Check the tray [ ] connection . Here, in the following sections, you have the troubleshooting steps to solve the printer offline and paper jam issues.

Lexmark MS823Dn Paper Feed Problem

  1. If you are having any paper feed problems in your Lexmark MS823dn setup, you have to try these possible solutions.
  2. Open the paper tray and take out the stack of paper.
  3. Flex the paper and align it evenly before placing them in the paper tray.
  4. You must always make sure not to add more papers than the intended paper capacity.
  5. Make sure the paper width guides are not holding the paper too tight. 
  6. It will lead to paper jams.

Fixed: Lexmark MS823Dn All Lights Blinking

If you see all the lights to be blinking on the Lexmark MS823DN printer, it means the printer is undergoing a small service error. Press the power button to find out the secondary error in the printer.

  1. The 90x error code indicates the error with the software.
  2. The 91x error is displayed when there is a problem with the DC motor.
  3. The 92x error occurs when there is a problem with the  fuser unit
  4. The 93x error indicates the printhead unit issues.
  5. The 94xerror occurs due to engine board problems or miscommunication.
  6. The 95x error indicates the controller board issues.

Lexmark MS823Dn Factory Reset

Factory reset will reset all the settings of your Lexmark MS823dn setup to factory defaults. Follow the steps to given below to reset the printer.

  1. From the printer’scontrol panel, select the Settings option.
  2. Navigate to the Device option.
  3. Select the option Restore Factory Defaults.
  4. Select the Restore option to confirm the selection.
  5. You can simply follow the on-screen prompts to finish the Factory reset.
  6. Once done, restart the Lexmark MS823dn
Lexmark MS823dn Factory Reset Guide

Lexmark MS823Dn Offline Solution

The printer going offline is quite common with all the printers. To bring the Lexmark MS823dn 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 on the computer.
  3. Navigate and select the Devices & Printers option.
  4. Now you will have to clear all the pending print jobs.Double-click on the printer icon and delete all the print jobs.
  5. Also, click the Printer menu and deselect the Use printer offline option.
  6. Your Lexmark MS823dn setup will be online

Guide: Lexmark Ms823Dn Paper Jam Error

To avoid paper jams, make sure to 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 the print job.
  4. Make sure not to 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.

The paper jams usually occur in 7 portions of the Lexmark MS823dn multifunction printer.

  1. Automatic Document Feeder
  2. Standard Bin, finisher oroutput bin
  3. Door A
  4. Paper trays
  5. Multipurpose feeder
  1. Manual feeder
  2. Output option Rear door- Door H, Door N, Door P, Door K, Door L.      
  3. Staple Cartridge access door- Door F and Door G. 
  4. To clear the jammed paper, locate itin the Lexmark MS823dn setup.
  5. Be careful in removing the fragments of paper present inside each tray ofthe printer.