Lexmark Mc3326adwe Setup

Lexmark MC3326ADWE is a multi-function printer. It comes with a tray capacity of 250 sheets. It comes with automatic scanning, copying, and seamless touch-screen convenience. In addition to the built-in Ethernet and USB connection options, the printer can be connected wirelessly with Mopria and AirPrint technologies. The printer can print at a speed of 26 pages per minute for both black and color copies.

Lexmark Mc3326adwe Setup

Hardware setup:

  • Unpack the Lexmark printer from the carton; place the printer on a flat surface.
  • Make sure that the Lexmark printer is within the proximity range of the wireless router and the computer (for Wi-Fi Protected Setup).
  • Remove the protective tapes surrounding every part of the printer body.
  • Open the document cover of the printer and remove the protective sheet from the scanner glass. Remove the packaging material present inside (discard it). Close the document cover.
  • From the back of the printer, remove the protective tapes.
  • Open the cartridge access door of the printer and remove the packaging material present inside.
  • Pull out the cartridge tray and remove all the orange protective materials. Push the tray back into the printer.
  • Remove the paper tray from the printer.
  • Gently slide the paper guides to their extreme corners.
  • Have a paper stack ready in hand; place the stack into the paper tray. Adjust the paper guides.
  • Now, place the paper tray back into the printer the same way you removed it.
  • Finally, remove the power cord from the packaging. Connect it to the printer and the power source to turn on the printer.
  • Once the printer control panel display lights up, the hardware setup will be complete.

Software setup:

  • Let us now complete the software setup with this handful of steps.
  • Download the Lexmark printer software from this support page or the official Lexmark support page.
  • Once the driver download is complete, you can initiate the installation.
  • Follow the commands on the screen.
  • When the connection screen opens, choose the method of connection you want to have for the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer.
  • Select and complete the software setup.
Lexmark Mc3326adwe Setup


  • Remove the Lexmark printer from the carton.
  • Place the printer on a flat surface away from direct sunlight.
  • Remove the protective tapes surrounding the printer body and discard them.
  • Open the front door of the printer and remove all the protective material present inside.
  • Remove the toner cartridge present inside. Now, hold the handle and slide it out.
  • Get rid of the protective tapes and the material surrounding the cartridge. Also, make sure to remove the orange protective material.
  • Make sure that you do not touch the roller at any cost and also not to have the cartridge exposed to direct sunlight.
  • Hold the handle of the toner cartridge and gently place it inside. Close the front door.
  • Remove the paper tray from the Lexmark printer.
  • Move the three paper guides to either side inside the tray.
  • Have a paper stack ready; fan out the stack to make sure there are no damages in any single sheet.
  • Place the paper stack into the paper tray, then adjust the guides according to the stack placed.
  • Finally, remove the power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect the power cord to the printer and the power source. Turn on the printer.
  • The printer will now charge the ink. Select your language when the control panel lights up.


With the Lexmark printer driver, you can perform any kind of task the printer supports from your computer. The printer driver can be easily downloaded from this support page or the official Lexmark support page. On this support page, you can download the driver based on the operating system you are using. Here are the steps to download the driver in detail.


  • On this very page, locate and click the Driver Download button for Windows.
  • The driver will be downloaded immediately to your computer.
  • You can also get the printer driver from the official Lexmark support page through a download.
  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Enter the Lexmark support page URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  • Once the page opens, scroll down and click the Downloads tab.
  • Click the Operating System drop-down list and select Windows.
  • Select the version of Windows and wait for the page to reload.
  • In the Recommended Driver section, click Lexmark Printer Software G3 PCL XL Driver Package.
  • Once the new page opens, click the I agree – download button.
  • Complete the remaining on-screen instructions to finish the driver download for Windows.


  • Click the Driver Download button for Mac on this support page.
  • Once done, the driver for your Mac computer will be downloaded instantly.
  • If you wish to download the printer driver from the official Lexmark support page, you can do so.
  • Click the Downloads tab.
  • Select Macintosh from the Operating System drop-down list.
  • Choose the version of Mac from the next drop-down list.
  • Wait for the page to reload and show you the drivers available for download.
  • Select the printer driver and wait for the driver download page to open.
  • Locate and click I agree -download.
  • Continue with the rest of the on-screen instructions to finish the driver download for Mac.


  • Once you have completed the driver download for the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer, you can proceed with the driver installation.
  • Open the driver file you have downloaded.
  • Follow the commands on the screen and initiate the installation.
  • When you see the connection screen during the driver installation, select the method of connection you want to have for the printer.
  • Once you have chosen the method, follow the on-screen instructions and complete the driver installation.


  • Click the Manual Download button on this page.
  • The User Manual will be downloaded the very next instant.
  • One more way to download the manual is from the official Lexmark support page.
  • Open the support page in your default browser.
  • Click the Manuals tab.
  • Under Manual & Guides and User’s Guides, click User’s Guide PDF.
  • The User Manual will open on a new page.
  • Navigate the cursor to the Download icon and click on it.
  • The manual will be downloaded.


Wi-Fi Protected Setup: The WPS method will work if you have a WPS-enabled router.

  • From the printer control panel, select the following options.
  • Settings > Network/Ports > Wireless > Wi-Fi Protected Setup > Start Push Button Method.
  • Now, press the WPS button on the router.
  • The printer will try to find the wireless connection coming from the router. It will then be connected to the wireless network using the WPS method.


  • Load the original document into the ADF or on the scanner glass of the printer.
  • Open the main menu on the printer display.
  • Select Scan Profiles > Scan to Computer.
  • Select a destination folder where you want to save the scan.


There are two different ways to place the document in the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer.

  • Auto Document Feeder: Place the document you want to scan into the ADF of the printer.
  • Scanner Glass: Place the original document on the scanner glass.


If you wish to print from an iOS device, you can work with the AirPrint feature. AirPrint is a mobile printing feature designed strictly for Apple users. To print using AirPrint, make sure that the printer and the iOS device are connected to the same wireless network.

  • Choose a document you want to print from the iOS device.
  • Tap the Share icon on the document screen.
  • Select Print and choose the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer.
  • Tap the + icon on the screen to increase the number of copies (not mandatory).
  • Tap the Print icon on the screen.


  • Open the cartridge access door of the Lexmark printer.
  • Pull the cartridge tray from the printer.
  • Gently pull and remove the ink cartridge from the respective slot.
  • Unpack the new ink cartridge from the packaging. Next, gently hold the handle and push it down into its slot.
  • Make sure that the cartridge goes fully inside the slot.
  • Now, push the cartridge tray back into the printer and then close the cartridge access door.
Lexmark Mc3326adwe Setup


There’s no such thing as a problem-free printer. Even with the amazing features the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer possesses, there are some issues the user might face. Here are some minor problems you might face while you work on the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer. Solutions are provided.


  • Ensure that the printer is turned on.
  • Now, remove the power cord from the power source.
  • Wait for the printer to cool down and keep it that way for 5-10 minutes.
  • Once the time limit is over, connect the power cord to the power source.
  • If the Lexmark printer does not turn on automatically, press the Power button on the control panel.


  • Check if the trays contain the same paper type and the paper size.
  • Ensure that the paper stack does not go beyond the paper tray limit.
  • Make sure that the paper is loaded properly into the paper tray.
  • If you are printing envelopes, change the paper type. Make use of this path for doing it: Select Settings > Paper > Tray configuration > Paper Size/Type.
  • For best results, remove the current paper stack. Replace the whole bunch with a new stack. Be sure that the paper matches the paper tray settings.


  • Confirm that the printer is loaded with paper.
  • Perform a Print Quality Test to identify the issue with the printing quality.
  • From the printer control panel, select Settings > Troubleshooting > Print Quality Test Pages.
  • Replace the ink cartridges on the printer if necessary.
  • Adjust the color of the document. Select Settings > Print > Quality > Advanced Imaging > Color Adjust (This will resolve the print color adjustment issue).
  • Make sure that you set the proper paper type for the print job you are going to do. Select Settings > Paper > Tray Configuration > Paper size/Type.


  • Turn off the printer for a while.
  • Turn it back on; now try to scan a document.
  • Make sure that the scanner lid is fully closed while scanning the document.
  • Ensure that the printer is connected to the computer or the wireless network.
  • Always make sure that the original document you load is not damaged or smudged in any way.
  • Clean the scanner glass with a lint-free cloth for best scanning results.


  • If you find the driver unavailable for your printer, restart the printer and the computer at the same time.
  • When the computer turns on, remove the existing driver that seems to be unavailable.
  • You can re-download the driver from this page or the official Lexmark support page.
  • Click the Driver Download button here, or open the browser to the Lexmark MC3326ADWE printer support page.
  • Go to the Downloads section and select the driver. Download the driver (follow the on-screen prompts).
  • Complete the installation.


    The best solution to bring back the printer online from the offline status is to restart the print spooler service (for Windows users only).


  • Open the Run command (Windows key + R).
  • Type services.msc in the field; press the Enter button.
  • The Windows Services window will now open.
  • Locate the Print Spooler service.
  • Do a right-click and select the Restart option.


  • Make sure that the printer is using a genuine Lexmark toner cartridge.
  • Check the imaging unit to see if there are still some packaging materials left.
  • Ensure that there are no protective tapes surrounding the printer; peel and discard them if there are any.
  • Shake the imaging unit to redistribute the toner.
  • Make sure that the paper stack in the tray is properly set. Get rid of any jammed or curled paper from the stack. See if the paper guides are properly positioned to hold the stack.
  • Check if the printer is getting a proper power supply; make sure that the printer is turned on.
  • Reset the printer if necessary.
  • Always make sure to place the paper with the printable side facing down.
  • Replace the toner cartridge if you feel the printer is running out of ink.
  • Follow the prompts on the control panel display and get rid of the errors, if any.