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Lexmark MS421

Lexmark MS421

Printing on Chrome OS Devices

Overview

This article provides the procedures for printing on Chromebook using Lexmark printers that connect to Wi-Fi or a wired network. Currently, Chromebooks don't support Bluetooth printing.

Note:  A USB cable can also be used to connect to a Lexmark printer from the Chromebook. When using a cable, a notification will appear. Follow the onscreen instructions. The printer won’t need to be connected to Wi-Fi if it is directly connected to the Chromebook.

Setting up the printer

  1. Turn on the printer and connect it to a network. If you need help, click here to access Information Center page, search for the Lexmark product, click Go then type "wireless" on the search bar and select the first option.

    Note:  You can use a USB cable to connect your printer to your Chromebook. When you use a cable, the printer doesn’t need to be connected to Wi-Fi after it’s set up.

  2. Turn On the Chromebook and sign in, then connect it to the same network as the printer. Click here for an illustration.

  3. At the bottom right, select the "time". Click here for an illustration.

  4. Select "Settings". Click here for an illustration.

  5. Select "Advanced" then "Printing". Click here for an illustration.

  6. In the Printing section, select "Printers". Click here for an illustration.

  7. Select "Add Printer". Click here for an illustration.

  8. Choose the Lexmark printer from the list, then select "Add". Click here for an illustration.

  9. Any document, page or image can now be printed from the Chromebook. As seen here.

Printing a page

  1. Turn on the printer and connect it to a network. If you need help, click here to access Information Center page, search for the Lexmark product, click Go then type "wireless" on the search bar and select the first option.

    Note:  You can use a USB cable to connect your printer to your Chromebook. When you use a cable, the printer doesn’t need to be connected to Wi-Fi after it’s set up.

  2. Open the page, document or image that will be printed.

  3. Press "Ctrl + p" to print the page, image, or document you’re viewing. Click here for an illustration.

  4. Select the Down arrow on the left, next to Destination. Click here for an illustration.

  5. Select "See more..." as seen here.

  6. Choose the Lexmark printer that was connected to the network.

    Note:  Some printers will automatically show up on this list. If the printer does not appear on the list, select "Manage" as seen here. For more information please refer to the Setting up the Printer section of this article.

  7. Select "Print". Click here for an illustration.

  8. The document, page or image should now be printed from the Chromebook. Click here for an illustration.

Additional information

For additional queries or concerns related to Chrome OS, please refer to the following resources:

LEGACY ID: HO4145

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