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Lexmark MC3426

Lexmark MC3426

Setting up the fax function


  • Some connection methods are applicable only in some countries or regions.
  • If the fax function is enabled and not fully set up, then the indicator light may blink red.
  • If you do not have a TCP/IP environment, then use the control panel to set up fax.

Warning—Potential Damage:  To avoid loss of data or printer malfunction, do not touch cables or the printer in the area shown while actively sending or receiving a fax.

    Using the control panel

  1. From the home screen, touch:

    Settings > Device > Preferences > Run Initial Setup

  2. Turn off the printer, wait for about 10 seconds, and then turn on the printer.

  3. On the Fax setup screen, configure the settings.

  4. Finish the setup.

    Using the Embedded Web Server

  1. Open a web browser, and then type the printer IP address in the address field.


    • View the printer IP address on the home screen. The IP address appears as four sets of numbers separated by periods, such as
    • If you are using a proxy server, then temporarily disable it to load the web page correctly.
  2. Click Settings > Fax > Fax Setup > General Fax Settings.

  3. Configure the settings.

  4. Apply the changes.

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