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How to Manually Add a USB Print Queue, Network Print Queue, and Fax Queue on Mac OS X 10.6 ? 10.9 Systems

Overview

This article explains how to manually add a USB print queue, Network print queue and a fax queue on Mac OS X 10.6 – 10.9 systems.

IMPORTANT!

  • For Mac OS X 10.6.x (Snow Leopard) – Choose Print & Fax
  • For Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion) & 10.8.x (Mountain Lion) – Choose Print & Scan
  • For Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks) – Choose Printers and Scanners

Contents

Procedure: Manual Creation of Print or Fax Queues

USB Connected Printers

Follow the steps below in adding a USB printer queue manually:

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1

Go to System Preferences > Print & Fax.

2Click [+] sign.
3Select Add Other Printer or Scanner....
4

From the list of discovered printers, select the printer that is attached to your computer.


Note:
Under Kind, select the one labeled USB Multifunction. Bonjour is used for wireless or network printers.

5From the Print Using drop-down menu, Select Printer Software.
6Look for your Lexmark printer model. Click OK and then click Add. This should automatically add the print queue.

Network Connected Printers

Follow the steps below in adding a Network printer queue manually:

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1Go to System Preferences > Print & Fax.
2Click [+] sign, and then click on the IP tab.
3

Under "Protocol", select "HP JetDirect – Socket" and enter printer's IP Address. It will automatically search for the driver applicable.


Note:
If the printer driver cannot be automatically selected, you can manually select the PPD by clicking Others from the Print Using drop-down list.

4 Click Add, then the queue will be added.No Image


NOTE:
Adding a Network Print Queue manually only allows Wireless Printing.

Fax Queue Creation

Follow the steps below to add Fax object manually:

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1Go to System Preferences > Print & Fax.
2Click (+) sign, and then click on the Default tab.
3From the list of discovered devices, select the fax device that is attached to your computer.
4From the Print Using drop down list, select the applicable fax driver.
5After choosing the correct fax driver, fill out the Name field to something that you can easily identify the fax queue. Then click the Add button to add it.
6A fax queue is now created in Print & Fax.

Applies to: All Lexmark Printers Mac OS Home and SMB Products Lexmark Compatibility Page. xref_OS22_xref to access the Supported Operating Systems Link.

Still Need Help?

If you need additional assistance, please contactLexmark Technical Support. NOTE: When calling for support, you will be asked for your machine/model type and serial number (SN).

Please call from near a computer and printer in case the technician on the phone asks you to perform a task involving one or all of these devices.

LEGACY ID: HO3715

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