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Lexmark T640

Lexmark T640

How to properly load paper on the Flatbed Scanner


This article outlines the proper procedure for placing paper or other media onto the flatbed scanner of an X4600 series scanner.

Important notes

If you notice streaks or other print quality problems occurring with your scans, trying cleaning the flatbed scanner glass before seeking service on the scanner. .Avoid scanning any of the following materials:

  • - Paper that is wet or has ink that is not completely dry. Using paper that is not completely dry could result in marks or streaks being left on the flatbed scanner glass.
  • - Any metallic or similar items that can damage or scratch the flatbed scanner glass.


  1. Open the scanner cover.

  2. Place the document face down on the scanner glass. Align the upper left corner of the paper with the upper left corner of the scanner glass.

  3. Close the scanner cover.

  4. If the issue persists, search for more information related to this issue or contact support for further assistance.

For information on how to scan, copy, or fax materials, please consult the User's Guide.


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