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How to Factory Reset a Lexmark Printer

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Introduction

During troubleshooting of your Lexmark Printer you may need to completely reset the device. A factory reset will return your printer's settings to what they were fresh out of the box.


A lexmark printer
This guide will help you reset your printer to factory defaults.

1 Factory Reset

Depending on which model Lexmark printer you have, the options you see or have access to may differ slightly from what these steps outline.

  1. From your printer menu's home screen, select Settings and press the OK button.
  2. Select General Settings and press the OK button.
  3. Select Factory Defaults and press the OK.
  4. Select Restore Now.
  5. Press OK.

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During troubleshooting of your Lexmark Printer you may need to completely reset the device. A factory reset will return your printer's settings to what they were fresh out of the box.


A lexmark printer
This guide will help you reset your printer to factory defaults.

Depending on which model Lexmark printer you have, the options you see or have access to may differ slightly from what these steps outline.

  1. From your printer menu's home screen, select Settings and press the OK button.
  2. Select General Settings and press the OK button.
  3. Select Factory Defaults and press the OK.
  4. Select Restore Now.
  5. Press OK.