Quick Guide On Lexmark C3426 Setup

Lexmark C3426 is a compact laser printer that can print 26 pages per minute. It features a duplex printer and comes with an interactive touch screen. It is compact, but you don't need to compromise on its performance. Continue to read the following sections to set up your Lexmark C3426 printer for the first time.

LEXMARK C3426 UNBOXING SETUP

Lexmark C3426 Setup
  • Unpack the product box and take out everything you received along with your printer.
  • Remove all the packing materials from your printer and its components.
  • Pull out the input tray and slide the paper guides towards the edges.
  • Fan and align the paper neatly and load them on the paper tray. Slide the edge guides against the paper and insert the paper tray into the printer.
  • Connect the power cord between your printer and an electrical socket.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Select your preferred language and the country.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

LEXMARK C3426 DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • On your computer, launch the default browser and visit the official support page of Lexmark.
  • In the Enter Product Name field, type Lexmark C3426 and click on the Go button.
  • Click on the Downloads option. Select your Operating System as Windows and select the version you are using currently.
  • Now a list of drivers, software, and firmware compatible with your operating system will be displayed.
  • Select the required driver.
  • On the driver download page, read the End User Agreement and click on the I agree - download button.
  • Now the driver starts to download in the background. Once the download is complete, you can access it in the saved destination.
  • Open the file, run it, and install the driver by following the on-screen instructions.

LEXMARK C3426 DRIVER FOR MAC

  • In your default browser, go to the official website of Lexmark.
  • In the search field, type your printer model and press Enter.
  • You will be taken to the printer support page. Click on the Downloads option.
  • It already detects your Operating System and displays the drivers and software compatible with your OS.
  • You can also change them manually. Select the Operating System as Mac and select the version you are using currently.
  • A list of drivers, firmware, and software compatible with your OS will be displayed.
  • Select the required driver and click on it. On the driver download page, read the End User Agreement and click on the I agree – download button.
  • Now, the driver starts to download, and you can access it in the saved destination once the download is complete.
  • Open the file and run the setup file.
  • Follow the on-screen step-by-step instructions and complete the installation.

LEXMARK C3426 USER MANUAL

  • In your default browser, visit Lexmark's official website.
  • In the search area, type Lexmark C3426 and press Enter.
  • You will be taken to the product support page. Scroll down, and select the Manuals option.
  • Now, a list of manuals and guides for the selected printer will be displayed. Click on the manual you need and download it to your computer.

LEXMARK C3426 WIRELESS SETUP

  • Before you start, make sure the active adapter is set to on. On the printer's Control panel, select settings followed by the Networks/Ports. Then select Network overview/ Active adapter and tap OK.
  • Ensure you have updated the printer driver on your computer and no Ethernet cable is attached to your printer.
  • On your printer's home screen, tap on the Wireless icon and select Set up now. It will start to look for the available networks.
  • From the list of nearby networks, select the preferred one, enter the appropriate password, and tap on Done.
  • Now start printing wirelessly.

LEXMARK C3426 WIRELESS SETUP

  • Before you start, make sure the active adapter is set to on. On the printer's Control panel, select settings followed by the Networks/Ports. Then select Network overview/ Active adapter and tap OK.
  • Ensure you have updated the printer driver on your computer and no Ethernet cable is attached to your printer.
  • On your printer's home screen, tap on the Wireless icon and select Set up now. It will start to look for the available networks.
  • From the list of nearby networks, select the preferred one, enter the appropriate password, and tap on Done.
  • Now start printing wirelessly.

Connect your printer wirelessly using WPS

  • Before starting, make sure you have a WPS-enabled router, you have installed a wireless adapter on your printer, and set the active adapter on.
  • On your printer's control panel, tap on Settings.
  • Select Network/Ports followed by Wireless.
  • Tap on Wi-Fi Protected Setup and select Start push button method.
  • Press the WPS button on your router.
  • It takes few minutes for the network to be established, and then you can start printing wirelessly.

Using Wi-Fi Direct

  • You can also print wireless using Wi-Fi Direct, and you don't even need an Internet connection.
  • On your printer's control panel, select Settings followed by the Network/Ports. Then tap on Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Install any print-enabled app on your mobile phone and enable the Wi-Fi connection.
  • Select the documents you would like to print and tap on the Print option.
  • From the list of nearby wireless networks, select Lexmark C3426 and start printing.
Lexmark C3426 Setup

LEXMARK C3426 SCANNER SETUP

The Lexmark C3426 printer doesn’t have a scanner and so you cannot perform the scanner setup on it.

LEXMARK C3426 SCAN TO COMPUTER

You cannot scan using the Lexmark C3426 printer.

LEXMARK C3426 SCAN TO PDF

There is no such option in the Lexmark C3426 printer to scan your documents to PDF.

LEXMARK C3426 SCAN TO EMAIL

Lexmark C3426 printer cannot scan documents.

LEXMARK C3426 TONER REPLACEMENT

Open the front door of your printer, extend the toner cartridge tray, and remove the used toner cartridge. Unpack the toner cartridge, install it into its holder, and press it until it snaps into place.

LEXMARK C3426 DEFAULT ADMIN PASSWORD

Lexmark mc3426 printer doesn't have any default admin password.

LEXMARK C3426 TROUBLESHOOTING

Make use of the instructions given in the following sections to troubleshoot the issues you might face with your Lexmark C3426 printer. For more assistance contact our technicians.

LEXMARK C3426 FACTORY RESET

  • From the home screen of your printer, tap on the Settings option. Select Device followed by Restore Factory Defaults.
  • On the Restore Settings screen, choose the settings you would like to restore, and click on the Restore option.
  • Follow the step-by-step instructions displayed on the screen.

LEXMARK C3426 PRINTING PROBLEMS

  • If you face issues related to the print quality, the problem might be in the paper, toner cartridge, or the settings you have applied to your printer.
  • Load good-quality paper and check whether your problem has been solved. If not, remove the toner cartridge from its holder and reinsert it.
  • Check the color adjustment settings and modify them if necessary.

LEXMARK C3426 WON'T PRINT

  • Check whether your printer is on and verify no error messages are displayed on the screen. If you find any error messages on your printer, resolve them first and check whether you can print.
  • Check if the USB ports of your computer and printer are working fine. Connect to a different port and check whether you can print now.
  • Check whether the USB cable is in good condition. Connect your printer and computer using a different USB cable and check whether you can print now.
  • Power cycle your printer. Turn off your printer, let it be undisturbed for a while, and turn on the printer. Power cycling can help you sort out most of the significant issues. Check whether you can print now.
  • Uninstall the printer driver from your computer and reinstall it again. Check whether you can print now.

LEXMARK C3426 NOT RESPONDING

  • Make sure you have connected your printer and computer correctly. Check whether the USB ports and USB cables are working fine.
  • Make sure your printer is not in the Quiet Mode. On your printer's control panel, click on the Settings option. Select Device followed by Maintenance.
  • Tap on the Configuration Menu, select Device Operations and then Quiet Mode.
  • If you find the Quiet mode turned on, turn it off and check whether your printer can respond now.
  • Depending on your OS, specify the resolution of the print settings. Set the resolution to be 4800 CQ and check whether you can print now.
  • Turn off your printer. Let it be idle for around 2 minutes and turn it on.
  • Now check whether you can print now.
  • Update the printer driver and check whether you can print.

LEXMARK C3426 CLEARING JAMS

  • If you find the paper jammed in the standard tray, open the front door and remove the jammed paper from the inside. Once you’ve removed all the jammed paper, close the door.
  • If you find the paper jammed in the optional tray, open the tray, remove the jammed paper gently, and insert the tray into the printer.
  • To prevent paper jams, always fan and align the paper neatly before loading the paper. Do not exceed the limit while loading the paper. Do not tighten the paper guides too much.

LEXMARK C3426 PAPER FEED PROBLEMS

  • If your printer fails to feed media when you load the Envelope, check whether the envelope has high moisture content. Keep it in a dry place and check whether your printer feeds now.
  • Whenever you change the paper size, make sure to change the settings as well. If you are loading an envelope, make sure to update it in the tray configuration.
  • Do not tighten the paper guides too much as it may stop your printer from feeding the paper.