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Lexmark MC2640

Lexmark MC2640

Connecting a computer to the printer

Before connecting your computer, make sure to do the following:

  • Enable Wi‑Fi Direct in the printer. From the control panel, navigate to:
  • Settings > Network/Ports > Wi-Fi Direct > Enable Wi‑Fi Direct > On
  • Take note of the Wi‑Fi Direct name. From the control panel, navigate to:
  • Settings > Network/Ports >  Wi-Fi Direct > Wi-Fi Direct Name
  • Take note of the Wi‑Fi Direct password. From the control panel, navigate to:
  • Settings > Network/Ports >  Wi-Fi Direct > Wi-Fi Direct Password
  • Note:  You can also configure the Wi‑Fi Direct name and password.

For non-touch-screen printer models, press to navigate through the settings.

    For Windows users

  1. Open Printers & scanners, and then click Add a printer or scanner.

  2. Click Show Wi-Fi Direct printers, and then select the printer Wi‑Fi Direct name.

  3. From the printer display, take note of the eight-digit PIN of the printer.

  4. Enter the PIN on the computer.

  5. Note:  If the print driver is not already installed, then Windows downloads the appropriate driver.

    For Macintosh users

  1. Click the wireless icon, and then select the printer Wi‑Fi Direct name.

    Note:  The string DIRECT-xy (where x and y are two random characters) is added before the Wi-Fi Direct name.

  2. Type the Wi‑Fi Direct password.

Note:  Switch your computer back to its previous network after disconnecting from the Wi-Fi Direct connection.

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