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Methods for Identifying the IP Address of a Lexmark X4600 Series AIO or Printer

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This article provides instructions for obtaining the IP address of the printer. Several methods are outlined as not all printer models offer the same possibilities for identifying their IP address.



Method 1:  Print the Network Settings Page

Click here for instructions.

Method 2:  Via the printer operator panel
(X4600 series example)

Step Action
1 Press Setup ().
2 Press the right or left arrow button until Network Setup is displayed, and then press ().
3 Press the right or left arrow button until TCP/IP is displayed, and then press ().
4 Press () again when View IP Address appears.

Method 3:  Using the Network Configuration Utility

NOTE:  This method will only work if the printer has been configured and is communicating over the network.
Step Action
1 Go to Start, Programs, Lexmark, Tools.
2 Click on Network Configuration Utility.
3 Wait until the utility finishes searching the network.

Identify the printer and note its IP address.

Hint! The MAC address will confirm which device corresponds to your printer. See your printer's User's Guide for details.

Method 4:  Entry of the host name into the URL field

IMPORTANT: This method is not guaranteed and entry parameters will be different if manual intervention was taken to change the default host name or Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN).
Step Action

Obtain the MAC address from the back of the printer and enter the prefix ET into the address (URL) field of your web browser followed by this MAC address; i.e., http://ETXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Note: You may have to enter .local after the MAC address.

2 Click on Reports.
3 Click on Print Server Settings.
4 Locate the address under TCP/IP.


Related Articles

Installation and Networking Table of Contents


Still need help?

If you need additional assistance, please contact Lexmark Technical Support. NOTE: When calling for support, you will need your machine/model type and serial number (SN).
Please call from near the printer and the computer in case the technician on the phone asks you to perform a task involving these devices.


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