Lexmark Mc3224 Scan To Email

How To Setup Lexmark Mc3224 Scan To Email?

Lexmark MC3224 is a multi-functional printer that allows you to perform printer-related operations such as print, copy, e-mail, scan, and fax. Like any other multi-functional printer, this one is easy to set up and use. The below section explains how to set up and perform Lexmark MC3224 scan to email operation.

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Setting Up Scan To E-mail On Lexmark Mc3224

Lexmark Scan To Email Settings
  • Initially, make sure that your Lexmark MC3224 printer’s initial hardware setup is done correctly.
  • Next, check whether your computer and the printer are connected to the same network.
  • Make sure that your printer firmware is up-to-date.
  • Check if you have configured the e-mail SMTP settings on your printer. If not, perform it by referring to the instructions given below.

Configuring The E-mail Smtp Settings 

In order to perform the Lexmark MC3224 scan to email operation, you have to configure the e-mail SMTP settings on your Lexmark printer. You can configure the e-mail SMTP settings using the Settings menu in the printer or the printer’s EWS. 

Method 1: Using The Settings Menu In The Printer

  • Select the Settings menu from the printer’s home screen.
  • Tap the E-mail option followed by E-mail Setup.
  • Configure the e-mail service settings by following the on-screen instructions displayed on the screen.

Method 2: Using The Printer’s EWS Page

  • From your computer browser, go to the printer’s EWS page using its IP address.
  • On the EWS page, click on the Settings menu.
  • Select the E-mail option and go to the E-mail Setup section.
  • Type the credentials for the scan-to-email operation in the given fields.
  • Finally, click on the Save button.
  • Once you have configured the e-mail SMTP settings,the Lexmark MC3224 scan to email operation is ready to perform.

Scanning To E-mail

You can use either the printer's control panel or a shortcut number to perform the scan to e-mail operation. Before beginning the scanning process, load the original that you want to scan on the printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF.

Step 1: Loading originals


  • If you wish to perform duplex scanning or scan multiple pages of a document, then use the ADF to load the original.
  • Get the original that you want to scan.
  • Make sure that the edges of the original are curved.
  • Now, load the original facing up in the ADF.
  • Adjust the width guides of the ADF correctly for Lexmark MC3224 scan to email operation.

For Scanner Glass

  • To scan small items like photos, postcards, etc., use the scanner glass of your printer. 
  • Raise the document cover of your printer.
  • Now, place the document on the scanner glass.
  • Make sure that the document is loaded correctly and lower the scanner unit of your printer.

Step 2: Scanning to e-mail

Method 1: Using the control panel 

  • Initially, make sure that the original that you want to scan is loaded properly. 
  • Now, from your printer’s home screen, choose the E-mail option.
  • If prompted, type the e-mail address to perform Lexmark MC3224 scan to email operation.
  • Similarly, enter all prompted information in the given fields.
  • Finally, tap Send.
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the document.
  • Once the scanning is completed, a copy of the scanned document will be sent to the entered e-mail address.

Method 2: Using a shortcut number

  • Select the Shortcuts option from your Lexmark printer’s home screen.
  • Tap on the E-mail option.
  • Now, in the prompted field, type the shortcut number of the e-mail address.
  • Tap Send to begin the scan process.
  • To know more about how to set up the Lexmark Mc3224 Scan To Email operation, contact us.