Quick Guide On Lexmark Ms312dn Setup

Begin the Lexmark MS312DN printer setup by unpacking its package. Take the printer and its components out of the box. Remove all the packing materials from your printer. Unpack the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly completely. Get a paper type that is recommended by the printer manufacturer. Load a stack of paper into the paper tray. If necessary, install the optional paper tray and load paper into it. Now, connect the printer to a network if your connectivity type is wired. Turn on the printer. Configure the printer settings, and finally, install the printer driver to complete the Lexmark MS312DN setup.

Lexmark Ms312dn Unboxing Setup

Lexmark Ms312dn Setup

Step-by-step instructions to set up the Lexmark MS312DN printer

  • Unpack the Lexmark MS312DN printer.
  • Open the front door and take the toner cartridge & drum unit assembly out of the printer.
  • Remove the protective tape surrounding the assembly and shake it.
  • Place the assembly back into the printer.
  • Now, take the paper tray out of the printer.
  • Load the paper, the type of which is recommended by the printer manufacturer, into the paper tray.
  • Align the width guides and place the tray back into the printer.
  • Now, get a network cable and connect the printer to the network if you are opting for a wired connection. If not, skip this step.
  • Turn on the Lexmark MS312DN printer.
  • Configure your printer settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once it is done, insert the printer setup CD into your computer or open the printer driver file on it.
  • Install the printer driver on your computer to complete the Lexmark printer setup.
  • After installing the printer driver, try to print a test page.
  • If your printer prints the test page successfully, it means that the Lexmark Ms312dn Setup is done correctly. Otherwise, re-perform the printer setup.

Lexmark Ms312dn Driver Download

FOR WINDOWS

  • Download the Lexmark MS312DN printer driver for your Windows computer from this page by clicking on the Driver Download or Driver Download for Windows button.
  • Once the printer driver is downloaded, open it and begin the software installation on your computer.

FOR MAC

  • Go to the Lexmark printer’s official support page.
  • Click on the Downloads tab.
  • Select the Lexmark printer driver that you wish to install on your computer.

Click on the Download button beside the selected driver.

FOR LINUX

  • From your Linux computer, navigate to the Lexmark printer official page and click the Downloads tab.
  • If necessary, choose your Linux OS and version from the drop-down menu given.
  • Select the printer driver that you want and click Download.
  • Now, the selected Lexmark printer driver will start to download.

Click on the Download button beside the selected driver for Lexmark Ms312dn Setup.

Lexmark Ms312dn Driver Installation

  • Open the Lexmark MS312DN printer driver file.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • When prompted, choose the software, printer, and connection type that you desire.
  • Install the printer software by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, print a test document to check whether the Lexmark printer driver installation is done correctly.

Lexmark Ms312dn User Manual 

Download your Lexmark MS312DN printer’s user manual from this page by clicking on the Manual Download button provided for Lexmark Ms312dn Setup.

Lexmark Ms312dn Wireless Setup

The Lexmark MS312DN printer can be connected to a wireless network using a MarkNet N8352 802.11b/g/n wireless network adapter. Before you begin with the wireless setup, get this external wireless adapter from the trusted site. The section given below explains how to perform the wireless setup via WPS.

  • Install the external wireless adapter MarkNet N8352 802.11b/g/n on your printer. (Note: To know the detailed procedure, contact us).
  • Now, turn on your Lexmark printer and the wireless router.
  • Press the Settings button on your printer control panel.
  • Select Network/Ports > Network [x] > Network [x] Setup > Wireless > Wi-Fi Protected Setup > Start Push Button Method.
  • Make sure that you press the OK button whenever required.
  • Now, complete the wireless setup by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once your Lexmark printer is connected to the wireless network, connect the computer to the same network.
  • Now, open the printer driver file on your computer.
  • During the driver installation, make sure that you select the connection type as Wireless.
  • Finally, check whether the wireless Lexmark Ms312dn setup is done correctly by printing a test page.

Lexmark Ms312dn Double-side Printing

Printing from a computer

  • Initially, make sure that your Lexmark printer and the computer are connected to the same network.
  • Now, on your Windows, Mac, or Linux computer, open the page or document you want to print.
  • Go to the Print dialog box.
  • Select the 2-sided printing or the Duplex printing option.
  • Configure the other print settings as per your desire and click OK.

Lexmark Ms312dn Toner Chip Reset

  • Turn off your Lexmark printer.
  • Locate the Cancel and the Return buttons on the printer control panel.
  • Now, hold down both these buttons and turn on the printer.
  • Make sure that you release the buttons only when the Toner name is displayed on the screen.
  • Choose the toner that you want to reset and follow the on-screen instructions.

Lexmark Ms312dn Setup Troubleshooting

Lexmark Ms312dn Duplex Not Printing

If your Lexmark MS312DN printer is not printing from the selected tray, then perform the simple troubleshooting instructions given below to resolve it.

  • Initially, make sure that you have loaded paper of the recommended type into the paper tray. 
  • Check whether you have configured the print settings such as paper size and type correctly in the Print dialog box. If not, re-configure them and then perform the print operation.
  • Check if your printer’s paper trays are linked. If yes, unlink them, and then perform the print operation.

Lexmark Ms312dn Duplex Not Working

  • If your Lexmark printer is not responding to the duplex printing command, then check whether the Duplex Unit option is enabled on your printer’s driver settings.
  • To confirm it, open the Printers & Faxes window on your computer. Locate and right-click on your Lexmark printer driver. Choose the Properties option. Go to the Device Settings tab, followed by Installable Options. Now, check if the Duplex Unit option is selected. If not, select it.
  • Make sure that you have loaded paper only of the type that is recommended by the printer manufacturer.
  • Check if the 2-sided printer or Duplex printing option is selected while configuring the print operation. If not, select it, and then perform the Lexmark Ms312dn Setup duplex printing.

Lexmark Ms312dn Won't Stop Printing

If many print operations are queued, then your printer will continue performing these print operations until they are completed. However, you can cancel or pause the ongoing print operation using the print queue option. If your printer doesn’t stop printing, then follow the instructions provided below to perform the same.

  • On your computer’s Printers & Faxes screen, locate and right-click on your Lexmark printer.
  • Select the See what’s printing option.
  • Now, a window showing your printer and its ongoing operation will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click on the Printer menu, followed by the Cancel all Documents option. Now, all the print jobs that are queued will be deleted.
  • If you wish to cancel one specific print job, then select it from the ongoing print jobs and right-click on it.
  • Click on the Cancel button.

To get remote assistance in resolving the same, contact us.

Lexmark Ms312dn Printer Offline

  • As soon as the printer offline message is displayed on your computer screen, check whether your Lexmark MS312DN printer is turned on. If not, turn it on, and then perform the print operation.
  • Restart your Lexmark printer if necessary.
  • Make sure that you have installed the correct printer driver file on your computer.
  • Update the printer firmware if available.
  • Check whether you have selected your printer correctly in the Print settings dialog box. If not, select it, and then perform the print operation.
  • Check if your printer is added to the Printers list. If not, add it.
  • Reset the printer settings to the default ones (Note: Scroll down this page to know how to reset your Lexmark Ms312dn Setup).
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Lexmark Ms312dn Firmware Error

The Firmware error 900.00 is one of the most common errors encountered by many Lexmark printer users. However, you can resolve this error easily by performing the simple troubleshooting instructions given here:

  • Turn off your Lexmark printer.
  • Unplug the power and network cables from your printer.
  • Leave your Lexmark printer disconnected from the power source for 60 seconds.
  • On your computer, go to the printer setting screen, and clear all the queued print jobs.
  • Now, re-connect all the cables and turn on your Lexmark printer.
  • Check if the Firmware error 900.00 is resolved by printing a test page.
  • If the printer prints the test page successfully, then the firmware error is cleared. Otherwise, update your printer firmware if available.
  • If the firmware update process also doesn’t resolve the error on your printer, factory reset the printer settings by referring to the instructions given in the Factory reset section.

Lexmark Ms312dn Factory Reset

  • Turn on your Lexmark MS312DN printer.
  • Go to the Settings menu.
  • Scroll down this menu and look for the Eco-mode option.
  • Now, set the Eco-mode option to Off.

Congratulations! You have factory reset your Lexmark printer.

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