Lexmark Xm3250 Setup [The Ultimate Guide]

LEXMARK XM3250 UNBOXING SETUP

Lexmark Xm3250 Setup
  • Begin the Lexmark XM3250 printer setup by unpacking.
  • Open door A of your printer.
  • Take the toner cartridge out of your printer.
  • Unpack and shake the cartridge.
  • Now, insert the unpacked cartridge into the printer and close door A.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Configure the initial settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Take the paper tray completely out of the printer.
  • Get a stack of paper of your desire, and based on it, align the width guides of the tray.
  • Load the paper into the tray and move the width guides towards the paper.
  • Set the paper settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • After completing the printer’s hardware setup, begin the software installation on your computer.
  • Use the setup CD or the downloaded driver file to perform the software installation.
  • Connect your printer to the computer only when prompted during the driver installation.
  • Finish the driver installation by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, check whether the Lexmark XM3250 printer setup is done correctly by printing a test page.

LEXMARK XM3250 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Download your Lexmark printer’s driver from this page by clicking the Driver Download, Driver Download for Windows, or Driver Download for Mac button provided.

LEXMARK XM3250 DRIVER INSTALL

  • Open the Lexmark printer driver file.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions.
  • When prompted, choose your connection type, printer model, and other important preferences correctly.
  • Finish the driver installation by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

LEXMARK XM3250 SERVICE MANUAL

Download your Lexmark XM3250 printer’s service manual from this page by clicking the Manual Download button provided.

LEXMARK XM3250 WIRELESS SETUP

  • Initially, insert the Marknet N8272 Wi-Fi adapter into your printer.
  • Now, enable the Active Adapter option on your printer. To do so, follow the below instructions.
  • Go to the Settings menu. Select the Network/Ports option followed by Network Overview. Choose Active Adapter. Once the adapter is activated, you can perform the wireless setup as discussed below.
  • On the Network/Ports screen, select the Wireless option.
  • Choose Setup on Printer panel > Choose Network > “select your wireless network’s SSID.”
  • In the given field, type your network password and tap Yes.
  • Now, your printer will try to connect to the selected network.
  • Once the printer is connected to your Wi-Fi network, install the printer software on your computer to finish the wireless setup.

LEXMARK XM3250 NETWORK SETUP

    To set up your Lexmark XM3250 printer to the network connection using an Ethernet cable, follow the below instructions.
  • Get an Ethernet cable.
  • Turn off your Lexmark printer if it is turned on.
  • Now, connect the printer to your network router using the Ethernet cable.
  • Make sure that the cable is connected securely at both ends.
  • Now, turn on the printer and configure the network settings by following the on-screen instructions.

LEXMARK XM3250 SCAN SOFTWARE

    The necessary scan software is installed along with the printer’s full feature driver. However, to perform the scan operation over a network connection, you have to install the Network Scan driver on your computer. You can download this driver from the printer’s official support page. To do so, follow the below instructions.
  • Go to the Lexmark printer’s official support page.
  • Choose your printer model correctly.
  • Click on the Downloads tab.
  • If necessary, choose your OS type & version correctly from the drop-down menus given.
  • Select the Network scanner driver and follow the on-screen instructions to download the same. Now, the selected scanner driver will start to download.

LEXMARK XM3250 SCAN TO FOLDER

  • Initially, make sure that the original you want to scan is placed correctly in the ADF or on the scanner glass.
  • Select the FTP option.
  • In the given fields, type the asked information and touch Send.
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the placed document.
  • Once the scanning is completed, a copy of it will be sent to the entered FTP server.

LEXMARK XM3250 SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Initially, check if you have configured the SMTP server for e-mail.
  • If not, complete it first by referring to the instructions given under the “Lexmark XM3250 SMTP settings” section of this page.
  • After configuring the SMTP server settings, get the original that you want to scan and place it in the ADF or on the scanner glass of your printer.
  • Now, choose the E-mail option.
  • Type the asked information in the given fields and tap Send to complete the Scan to E-mail operation.

LEXMARK XM3250 SCAN TO COMPUTER

  • On your printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF, place the document that you want to scan.
  • Now, select the Scan Profiles option from the printer’s home screen.
  • Choose the Scan to Computer option followed by the scan profile.
  • Now, the scan process will be initiated by your printer. Just wait for it to complete.
  • Once it is done, the copy of the scanned document will be saved automatically to the selected computer.

LEXMARK XM3250 SCAN TO NETWORK

  • Turn on the printer and load the document you want to scan to network on the printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF.
  • Now, enable the Send to Network option on your printer if you haven’t enabled it yet. To do the same, tap on the Menu icon and select Send to Network or Network.
  • Configure the scan to network settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • After configuring the settings, tap the Scan button to initiate the scan operation.
  • Finish the scan to network operation by following the on-screen instructions.

LEXMARK XM3250 FAX SETUP

Fax setup using a standard telephone line

  • Get a telephone cable.
  • Ensure that your printer is turned off.
  • Next, plug one end of the cable into your printer’s line port.
  • Insert the other end of the same cable into the telephone wall outlet.
  • Now, turn on your printer.
  • From the Settings menu, select the Fax option.
  • Configure the SMTP server settings for Fax by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the fax setup is completed, check whether they are configured correctly by sending a fax.
  • To do so, on your printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF, load the original that you wish to fax. Select the Fax option to initiate the fax operation.
  • Provide the necessary information and tap Send. Now, the printer will scan and send its copy to the corresponding address you have entered while configuring the fax settings.

LEXMARK XM3250 FIRMWARE UPDATE

Updating the printer firmware using the printer’s EWS

  • Initially, make sure that your Lexmark printer is turned on.
  • Now, on your computer, open the default browser and type the printer’s IP address.
  • Tap Enter.
  • Now, the printer’s EWS page will open.
  • Click on the Settings menu and select Device.
  • In the opened window, make sure that your Lexmark printer model is selected correctly.
  • Now, click on the Update Firmware button and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware update process.
  • Once the firmware update is completed, restart your printer to save the changes.

LEXMARK XM3250 SMTP SETTINGS

You have to configure the SMTP server to perform the e-mail & fax operations from your printer. Use either your printer control panel or the printer’s EWS page to perform the same.

Using the printer control panel- For E-mail

  • Select the Settings menu from the printer’s home screen.
  • Choose the E-mail option followed by E-mail Setup.
  • Complete the SMTP settings configuration on your Lexmark XM3250 printer by following the on-screen instructions.

For Fax

  • Select the Fax option on the Settings screen.
  • Choose Fax Server Setup > Fax Server E-mail Settings.
  • Configure the SMTP settings for fax by following the rest of the instructions displayed on the screen.

Using the printer’s EWS- For fax

  • Access the printer’s EWS page using its IP address.
  • Go to the Settings menu.
  • Select Fax > Fax Server Setup.
  • In the opened window, configure the SMTP settings for fax as per your desire.

For E-mail

  • On the printer’s EWS page, select the Settings menu followed by the E-mail sub-menu.
  • When prompted, type the E-mail account credentials and other information correctly in the given fields.
  • Finally, click on the Save button.

LEXMARK XM3250 DEFAULT ADMIN PASSWORD

There is no default admin password available for the Lexmark XM3250 printer.

LEXMARK XM3250 TROUBLESHOOTING

The below section covers some common Lexmark XM3250 setup printer issues and the troubleshooting instructions for the same. To get remote assistance in resolving the same or other issues, click the Call button provided on this page to contact our technical experts.

LEXMARK XM3250 FACTORY RESET

In case the troubleshooting methods don’t resolve your printer issue, then perform the factory reset operation to fix it.

  • Turn on your Lexmark printer.
  • Now, open the Settings screen on your printer.
  • Select the Device option followed by Restore Factory Defaults.
  • On the opened screen, select Restore Settings > All Settings > RESTORE.
  • Now, the factory reset process will be initiated on your printer. Once it is done, reconfigure the printer settings and perform the print operation to check whether the printer issue is resolved.

LEXMARK XM3250 NOT WORKING

  • If your Lexmark printer is not turning on, then first, check whether the power cord between your printer and the power outlet is connected securely. Unplug and reconnect the cord if it is not connected properly.
  • Try to connect the cord to different power outlets.
  • Replace the cord if the one you’re using for the connectivity is damaged.
  • After connecting the cord, press the Power button to turn on the printer.
  • If the printer remains turned off even after performing the above solutions, it means that the problem is with the printer’s hardware. Repair your printer to resolve this issue.

LEXMARK XM3250 ERROR CODES

  • Basically, the Status/Supplies menu on the printer’s home screen shows an error message when something goes wrong with the printer. Learn more about the error code displayed on the screen by touching the View option. To clear the error that has occurred, first, perform the troubleshooting instructions suggested along with the error codes, if provided. In case there is no troubleshooting suggested along with the error code, identify the cause of the error, and perform the necessary solutions to clear it.
  • For example, if the error code “200” is displayed on the screen, it means that a paper Jam has occurred on your printer. To clear this error code, try to identify the jammed location and then remove the jammed paper from it.
  • The error code 920.06, or 921, 922, etc., indicates the fuser error. To clear the fuser error, restart your printer. To do so, turn off the printer completely. Disconnect the power cable and the USB cable (if connected) from the printer. Wait for 3 minutes, and then reconnect the cable(s). Turn on the printer and check whether the fuser error is resolved.
  • Similarly, based on the error code displayed on your printer screen, perform the necessary solutions to resolve it.

LEXMARK XM3250 NOT PRINTING

If your Lexmark XM3250 printer is not responding to the print operation, then perform the quick troubleshooting instructions given below.

  • Initially, you have to make sure that your Lexmark printer is turned on and ready to perform the print operation.
  • In case the printer is turned off, then turn it on by pressing the Power button on its control panel. Similarly, if the printer is in Sleep or Hibernate mode, then wake up the printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Next, you have to make sure that your printer and the computer are connected to the same network. If your connection type is USB, then make sure that the USB cable is connected securely at both ends.
  • Check whether you have installed your printer driver correctly on the computer. If not, install the printer driver properly and then perform the print operation.
  • Similarly, make sure that you have configured the print operation settings correctly.
  • Restart the printer: Turn off the printer completely and unplug the power & USB cables from it. Leave your printer be disconnected from the power source for a maximum of 10 seconds, and then turn on the printer.
  • In case the printer is not responding to the print operation even after performing the above instructions, then perform a factory reset by referring to the instructions that are given under the Lexmark XM3250 factory reset section on this page.

LEXMARK XM3250 OFFLINE

In most cases, the "printer offline" issue occurs if you have enabled the Use Printer Offline option on the Windows computer connected to your printer. However, before performing the advanced methods, perform the simple instructions like checking the connectivity status between the printer and your computer, etc. Make sure that you have set your Lexmark printer as the default printer on the computer. If not, set it as the default printer by following the instructions given below. (Note: The following instructions are suitable only for the Windows OS).

  • Go to the Devices & Printers window.
  • Select your Lexmark printer and right-click on it.
  • Choose See what’s printing > Printer.
  • Check if the Use Printer Offline & Pause Printing options are selected. If yes, deselect them. Similarly, select the Set as Default Printer option if it is not selected.
  • Now, restart your printer, and then perform the print operation to check whether the Lexmark XM3250 offline issue is resolved. If not, reinstall the printer driver on your computer.

LEXMARK XM3250 PAPER JAM

Usually, paper jamming can occur in the following locations of your printer: ADF, Standard bin, Door A, Multipurpose feeder, Duplex unit, tray, Door B, Optional staple finisher, and finisher bin. As soon as the paper jam message is displayed on the screen, restart your printer. After restarting the printer, check whether the same paper jam message is displayed on the screen. If yes, identify the paper jam location and remove the jammed paper from there. For example, if the paper jam has occurred in door A, then follow the below instructions to remove it.

  • Initially, take the paper tray completely out of the printer.
  • Now, gently open your printer’s door A.
  • Inside the printer, find the imaging unit and remove it slowly from the printer.
  • Locate the jammed paper in the unit and remove it.
  • After removing the jammed paper from the unit, place it back into your printer and close door A.
  • Place the tray back into the printer and print a test page.
  • If the printer prints the test page successfully, then it means the Paper Jam issue is cleared. Otherwise, look for the jammed paper in the other parts of your printer, and remove it.