Lexmark Mx310dn Setup Guidance

Lexmark MX310dn is an All-in-One monochrome laser printer that can print, copy, scan, and fax. It comes with an LCD control panel and Auto Document Feeder (ADF), along with duplex printing and mobile printing capabilities. Learn Lexmark Mx310dn setup using below guidance.

Basic Setup:

  1. Unpack the printer and take out the printer supplies such as power cord, software CD, user guide, and safety guide.
  2. Next, remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  3. Open the front cover and take out the toner cartridge assembly.
  4. Remove the protective tapes from the toner unit and shake it well to distribute the ink evenly.
  5. Insert toner cartridge assembly back into the printer and pull out the paper input tray.
  6. Load some plain papers and adjust them with proper paper guide adjustments.
  7. Push the paper input tray back into the printer and connect the Lexmark printer to the wall outlet using the supplied power cord.
  8. Turn on the printer and configure the basic printer settings using the printer's control panel.
Lexmark Mx310dn Setup
  1. Install the printer software using the supplied setup CD and verify the print function.
  2. For mobile printing, download and install the Lexmark supported printer app from the Google Play Store app.
  3. If you are using an iOS device, use the AirPrint feature to print remotely from the device to the Lexmark Mx310dn setup.

Lexmark MX310dn Driver Download

Driver for Lexmark Mx310dn Printer

You can download the printer driver for your Lexmark MX310dn printer by clicking the Driver Download button available on this page.

Alternatively, it can be downloaded from the official Lexmark site using the steps mentioned below.

  1. On your PC, go to the official Lexmark site and enter your printer model in the search panel.
  2. Choose your printer from the search result and click the Go button.
  3. Next, click the Downloads tab and select your OS and its version from the drop-down menu.
  4. Under Recommended Driver, choose the desired printer driver.
  5. On the next screen, click the I agree – download button to start downloading the printer driver.

Lexmark Mx310dn Manual Download

User Manual for Lexmark Mx310dn Setup

A manual is an essential material to identify the printer specifications, functions, setup, and troubleshooting steps. The Lexmark Mx310dn setup manual is supplied along with the printer during the first-time purchase. You can also download the soft copy of the manual by clicking the Manual Download button available on this screen. Alternatively, you can download the printer's manual from the official Lexmark site using the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Navigate to the official Lexmark site on your PC and enter "Lexmark MX310" in the search panel.
  2. Choose your printer model from the search result and click the Go button.
  3. On the next screen, click the Manuals tab and choose the required manual from the displayed list.
  4. Make sure that you have installed the PDF reader on your computer.
  5. The manuals are available for download as PDF files.
  6. Once you click the manual from the displayed list, it will open in a new window in the browser.
  7. Next, click the Download icon at the top to start downloading the manual.

Lexmark Mx310dn Driver Installation Mac

Carry out these steps to install the Lexmark MX310dn printer driver on your Mac:

  1. Turn on your Lexmark printer and connect it to the Mac computer using the wired or wireless connection.
  2. Turn on your Mac and check whether you are connected to the Internet.
  3. If your Mac supports a CD/DVD drive, insert the setup CD into it and begin the driver installation.
  4. Otherwise, download the printer driver from the official Lexmark site and navigate to the Downloads folder.
  5. Give a double-click on the installer file to begin the driver installation process.
  1. On the setup wizard screen, click the Install button to start installing the printer driver.
  2. If prompted, enter your Mac’s administrative password in the required field.
  3. Choose wireless, wired, or USB connection as your connection type.
  4. Finish the driver setup by following the on-screen prompts and verify the print function.
  5. Print a test page remotely from the Mac computer to the printer to verify the connection. 

Lexmark Mx310dn Wifi Setup

The wireless setup for the Lexmark MX310dn printer can be executed in various methods such as the WPS Push Button method, Wi-Fi Protected Setup method, and WPS PIN method.  

  1. Power up your Lexmark Mx310dn setup and prepare it to begin the wireless setup.
  2. Turn on your Wi-Fi router and check the cable connection.
  3. Identify your wireless network credentials.
  4. On the printer's control panel, navigate to the Settings menu and select the Network/Ports option.
  5. Select Network Setup followed by Wireless.
  6. Press the OK button and select the Wireless Connection Setup option to start the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard.
  7. Make sure that you have turned on Active NIC and changed it to Auto. 
  8. Next, connect the printer to the wireless network using the network credentials.
  1. Once the connection is established successfully, turn on your PC and connect it to the same wireless network.
  2. Run the driver installation process using the supplied setup CD or downloaded printer driver.
  3. On the Select Connection Type screen, choose the Wireless connection option.
  4. Finish the driver installation process by following the on-screen prompts.
  5. After completing the driver installation, you can print wirelessly from the computer to the Lexmark printer.

Guide: Lexmark MX310dn Print on Both Sides

Carry out these steps to perform the duplex printing on your Lexmark MX310dn printer:

  1. Make sure that the Lexmark printer is turned on and connected to the computer.
  2. Ensure that you have loaded enough papers into the paper input tray.
  3. On your PC, open the document you wish to print and click the File tab.
  4. Select the Print option and click the Properties button.
  5. In the Printing Preferences window, enable the 2-sided printing option and click the OK button.
  6. Verify the print settings and click the OK button on the Print dialog box to execute duplex printing.

Guide: Lexmark Mx310dn Scan Setup

  1. Turn on both the Lexmark Mx310dn setup and the computer.
  2. Connect the Lexmark printer to the computer using a standard USB cable.
  3. Connect the computer to a wireless network.
  4. Open the default browser and navigate to the printer's embedded web server page.
  5. Click the Shortcut button from the left-side panel and select the Create New Shortcut option.
  6. Create a scan profile and set the desired scan settings.
  7. Make sure that you have properly loaded the original document into the ADF or on the scanner glass.
  8. Next, go to the printer's control panel and press the # key.
  9. Enter the created shortcut number to start the scanning process.

Lexmark Mx310dn Scanner Software Download

Scanner software is used for scanning documents remotely from the computer to the printer. If you wish to download the scanner software for the Lexmark MX310dn printer, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. On your PC, open the default browser and go to the official Lexmark site.
  2. Enter your printer model in the search panel and go to the support page.
  3. Click the Downloads tab and choose your operating system from the pull-down menu.
  4. Under Recommended Driver, click the driver file.
  5. On the next screen, click the I agree – download button to start downloading the scanner driver.
  6. The printer driver includes Lexmark Scan driver, Fax driver, Printer Home, Status Messenger, and Status Monitor Center.

Lexmark Mx310dn Scan To Computer

Carry out these steps to scan a document and send a copy to the connected computer from the Lexmark Mx310dn printer-setup:

  1. On your PC, open the default browser and enter your Lexmark printer's IP address in the URL field.
  2. It will direct you to the printer’s embedded web server.
  3. Click the Scan profile tab from the left-side panel and select the Create Scan Profile option.
  4. Choose your desired scan settings and click the Next button.
  5. Select a location for saving the scanned files on your computer.
  6. After verifying the scan settings, click the Submit button.
  7. Next, turn on your Lexmark printer and load your original document into the ADF.
  8. Go to the printer's control panel and press the # key.
  9. Enter the created shortcut number using the keypad.
  10. Now, your Lexmark printer scans the original and send the scanned copy to the connected computer.

Lexmark Mx310dn Scan To Email

Carry out these steps to scan a document and send a copy to an email using the Lexmark MX310dn printer:

  1. Before starting the scan, create a shortcut for emailing using the embedded web server.
  2. Next, turn on your printer and load the original document into the ADF or on the scanner glass.
  3. Ensure that you load the original facing down in the ADF and adjust them with the correct paper guide width.
  4. Go to the printer's control panel and press the # key.
  5. Next, enter the created shortcut number and press the OK button.
  6. After verifying the scan settings, press the Start button to initiate the scan.

Lexmark Mx310dn Drum Unit Reset

Carry out these steps to reset the Lexmark Mx310dn setup's drum unit:

  1. Make sure that you have turned on your Lexmark printer.
  2. Next, open the printer's front cover.
  3. Press the Cancel button and hold it until all the light flash together.
  4. Once the drum unit is reset, close the front cover.

Lexmark Mx310dn Duplex Scanning

Duplex scanning is nothing but scanning a double-sided document automatically. To execute the automatic duplex scanning, you need to load the original into the ADF. You can also scan the double-sided document using the ScanBack Utility. To scan the double-sided document using the ScanBack Utility, follow these steps.

  1. Turn on your Lexmark printer and the computer.
  2. Load the original document into the printer’s ADF.
  3. Make sure that you have installed the printer driver on your PC.
  4. Verify the connection between the printer and the computer.
  5. On your PC, click the Start menu and then type "scanback utility" in the search panel.
  6. From the search result, click on the ScanBack Utility.
  7. Finish the MFP setup and go to the page format setup screen.
  8. Click the New button and enter a name for the Lexmark Mx310dn setup.
  9. Fill up the Content, Paper Size, and Orientation fields.
  10. Select the Duplex option and click the OK button.
  11. Next, configure the custom output file settings and finish the setup.
  12. Close the utility and relaunch it.
  13. Select your scan profile and execute the duplex scanning process.

Lexmark Mx310dn Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting is the method of identifying and rectifying printer issues. If your Lexmark MX310dn printer malfunctions, you can carry out the necessary troubleshooting steps to fix the problems. Some printer errors like paper jams, offline printer, scan issue, ink error, and wireless connection problem can be resolved easily using simple troubleshooting steps. If you have difficulties in troubleshooting the printer issues, contact our technical support team.

Fix Lexmark MX310dn Paper Tray Error

Are you getting the tray error on the Lexmark printer? Then, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps.

  1. You need to restart your Lexmark printer first.
  2. Check if the error reappears on the printer's control panel.
  3. If the error remains unsolved, press the Menu button and select Reports followed by Menu Settings Page.
  4. It will print the Menu Settings page.
  5. From the Menu Settings page, check the Tray 1 Size and Tray 1 Type section. 
  6. Verify whether you have loaded the correct media into the paper input tray.
  7. If your printer fails to print the Menu Settings page, check for jammed papers and clean the pick rollers.
  8. Make sure that you have adjusted the paper guides firmly in the paper input tray.
  9. If your tray is damaged, replace it to clear the tray error.
  10.  

Fixed: Lexmark Mx310dn Printing Blank Pages

Follow these steps to fix the blank pages printing problem on your Lexmark Mx310dn setup:

  1. On your Lexmark printer, go to the control panel and press the button near Menus.
  2. Next, hit the Tests Menu button.
  3. Press the More button until you find the Print Fonts option.
  4. Next, hit the button near Print Fonts, followed by PCL.
  5. If your printer still prints blank pages, go to the Print Menu section on your printer's control panel and change the Separator Sheets setting to None.
  6. Next, configure the Blank Pages setting to Do not Print.
  7. This will resolve the blank pages printing problem on your Lexmark printer.

Lexmark Mx310dn Duplex Scanning not Working Issue

If your Lexmark MX310dn printer fails to perform the duplex scanning, follow the below-mentioned steps to fix the issue.

  1. Check whether you have loaded the correct media in ADF.
  2. Verify whether you have selected the correct scan settings.
  3. Make sure that you have turned on the Duplex setting in the printer menus.
  4. Restart your Lexmark Mx310dn setup and check if you could perform the duplex scanning process. 
  5. If the problem persists, contact our technical experts.

Lexmark Mx310dn Factory Reset Guide

Follow these steps to reset your Lexmark printer settings to factory defaults:

  1. Turn on your printer and press the Home button.
  2. Press OK and select the Settings option, followed by General Settings.
  3. Hit the OK button again and select the Factory Defaults option from the printer's control panel.
  4. Next, select the Restore Now option and press OK to reset your printer settings to factory defaults.

Lexmark Mx310dn Won't Print

Carry out these steps to fix the printing issues on your Lexmark MX310dn printer:

  1. Check whether the printer is turned on.
  2. Check the connection between the printer and the computer.
  3. On your PC, click the Start menu and go to the Windows Control Panel.
  4. Select Administrative Tools, followed by Services.
  5. Click the Print Spooler button and select Stop the service.
  6. Next, click the Start the service button.
  7. Close the Services window and check if you could print remotely from the computer.
  8. Make sure that you have set the Lexmark Mx310dn setup as the default printer on your computer.
  9. Also, check if your printer is offline.
  10. If so, go to the Devices and Printers section on your Windows Control Panel.
  11. Give a right-click on your printer icon and select the Use Printer Online option.