Brother Printer Setup & Support - 2019

From this website, you will get Brother printer setup support from our technical experts in the form of instructions. At any time, you require assistance in resolving an issue or setting up your Brother printer, our support team is available on chat to provide you solutions instantly.

Black and White Laser Printers

black and white laser printer setup

The Black and white laser printers in other words called as Monochrome printers can produce high-quality output at low operational cost. Medium and large enterprises mostly prefer it as they involve a massive Brother printer setup printing need.

Colour Laser/LED Printers

brother led laser printer setup

Color laser printers are used for obtaining sharp and classy outputs of photos and presentations. Though the toner cost is slightly on the higher end, the quality speaks about its value. The consumption of ink in these LED printers is lesser than the Monochrome printers.

Laser/LED Multifunction Printers

brother laser multifunction printer setup

Laser printers with multifunctional features is a boon for enterprises. These printers serve not only as a printing machine but also as a scanner, copier, and faxing device. They are also used by home office and home users as well.

Brother Printer Software Download & Install

Download the Brother printer driver and software from our website for free of cost. The driver that we provide is compatible with your Mac or Windows operating system. Depending on your Operating system, the respective driver downloads automatically on your computer the moment you click on the driver download link.

Brother Printer Drivers Mac

  1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu.
  2. Click Printers & Scanners under the Hardware section.
  3. Locate and choose your printer in the list that displays.
  4. Check if the driver listed under the Kind column is Brother CUPS.
  5. If it is so, then the Brother Original Driver has successfully installed.
  6. You can also use the generic driver but it may not provide the entire capabilities of your Brother Printer setup.
  7. For any support during the printer driver installation, get in touch with our techies.

Brother Printer Drivers Windows

  1. Access the Printers folder, right-click on the Brother printer and immediately left-click on the Printing Preferences option.
  2. Check whether you can find an Advanced or Support tab on the driver window.
  3. If both or either one is available, then the Brother’s Original driver has appropriately installed and click OK.
  4. If you have installed a generic printer driver, it may not help you attain all the functionalities of the Brother Printer setup.
  5. Click Delete or Remove Device on your printer name to remove the generic driver and confirm with Yes to delete it.
  6. You can install the Original Driver from the link given on our website.

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How to Scan On Brother Printer

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You can scan using Windows Fax and Scan or Paint from your Brother Printer which is for Windows 8 and later operating systems. Load the scannable document on your Brother Printer setup. Follow a few simple commands and complete the scanning process within a jiffy.

How To Fax From Brother Printer

how to fax

In this column, you can see how to send a document as a fax from your Brother Printer. We have instructions for scanning from the Automatic Document Feeder and Scanner glass. But before you intend to transfer fax, check if your Brother printer has a dial tone and then proceed.

Brother Printer Firmware Update

firmware update

A printer requires a firmware update to enhance its functionality. If you are using the Original Driver, then updating the firmware provides you access for operating all the latest functions, which have added to your printer. To update firmware for your Brother printer setup, go through the instructions that we offer.

Brother Wireless Printer Setup

For a typical wireless printer setup method, follow the simple instructions provided by our experts. It saves your time on looking for options on the printer for the same.

How To Set Up a Brother Wireless Printer

  1. Know the settings of your wireless access point such as SSID name and security passphrase.
  2. Swipe to the menu on your printer’s control panel by using Up and Down arrow keys and choose Network.
  3. Again, press the arrow keys to select WLAN and tap OK.
  4. With the same Up or Down arrow keys, select wizard setup and press OK.
  5. If you are prompted to turn on WLAN, then choose ON so that the wireless setup wizard initiates.
  6. The Brother printer searches and displays a list of SSID network names. Choose the one on your network name and press OK.
  7. Enter the WEP password if prompted.
  8. Install the driver and software using the installation CD of your Brother printer setup.
brother printer wireless setup

Brother Printer Wifi Setup

If you want to connect your printer to your mobile, iPad or any other device, you need to set it up on a wireless network. Connect to network within the range and print a document or photo from the Brother Printer.

How To Connect Brother Printer To Wifi

  1. Ensure that you have connected your computer to a wireless network and keep the network name and password ready.
  2. The brother printer authenticates only the first WEP password. Hence, if you have set more than one password, provide just the first one.
  3. Check whether your printer is in a ready to print state.
  4. From the printer’s control panel, press Menu.
  5. Slide the screen using the Up or Down arrow key and choose Network; tap OK.
  6. Choose WLAN -> Press OK -> Setup Wizard -> Press OK.
  7. When the printer searches for your network name and displays it, press OK.
  8. Download the Brother printer’s Original driver from our website, follow the process steps and complete the Wi-Fi setup.
Brother Printer Wifi setup

Brother Printer AirPrint

  1. Check if your brother printer setup has turned on and it is in working condition.
  2. Let’s see how to print using AirPrint from the Safari browser.
  3. Tap the Share icon.
  4. Press the Print option.
  5. Select your printer from the drop-down list.
  6. Choose options such as the number of pages to print, duplex printing if needed and supported by your printer and more.
  7. Now tap Print to obtain the output.
  8. For any help with AirPrint on your Brother printer, consult with our technical experts.
brother printer airPrint setup

How To Connect Brother Printer To a Computer

  1. Connecting your Brother Printer to a Windows computer is possible using a network.
  2. Most of the Brother printers support Wireless, Wired, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, USB, and NFC network connectivity methods.
  3. You can choose any one of the techniques that your printer supports and connect to the Windows computer.
  4. It is a two-step process. In the first step, you will have to establish the network connection and in the second step, you must install the printer driver.
  5. If you have a USB cable to connect your computer and printer, remove the connection and choose the mode of connection to Wireless at the time of driver installation and change the connection type.

How To Connect Brother Printer To Mac

  1. After providing the power connection to your Brother printer setup, connect it to a network such as Wired, Wireless, USB, Wi-Fi Direct and more.
  2. Install the printer driver, follow the set of instructions that display on the screen and complete the network setup process.
  3. Now to add the Brother printer to your network, locate the Print & Fax, Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners option on your Mac device.
  4. Click the Apple menu and select System Preferences.
  5. Select Print & Fax, Print, and Scan, or Printers and Scanners icon depending on what your system displays.
  6. Click on the Plus button and then on Default. Select your Brother printer from the list of printers available on the network.
  7. Now under the Print using or Use option, confirm the printer selection and click on Add button.

Brother Printer Toner Reset

A toner reset is required when the level of ink inside the toner cartridge becomes low or dries out. Brother printer does not provide an option of checking the toner level on its control panel. Instead, you can print the printer settings and view the toner level on the page.

Brother Printer Replace Drum

Your Brother printer displays the error message Replace Drum or Drum End soon when the toner cartridge becomes empty or your printer does not print. To replace the drum unit, we have given the procedure below.

How To Reset Drum On Brother Printer

  1. To change the drum, open the front door with the Brother printer setup turned on.
  2. Long press the Go button until all lights are solid.
  3. Later release the button and shut off the front door.
  4. Turn off the drum light and reset the counter.
  5. If your printer can handle multiple functions, then follow these steps.
  6. Unlock the front door where you place the cartridges in and press the Clear or Options button.
  7. When you see the option Change drum, 1-Yes, 2-No, press 1 and Accept so that the printer resets the drum life.
  8. Close the cartridge door and the drum has reset now.

Brother Printer Troubleshooting

Like every printing device, Brother printers also encounter specific problems sometimes. There are a few issues listed along with the solutions below that may help you troubleshoot when you experience the same.

Why Is My Brother Printer Offline

  1. Click the Start button on your Windows computer and then click on Devices and Printers.
  2. Right-click on the Brother Printer icon and click See What’s Printing.
  3. Click on the Printer tab on top of the window and verify if there is a blue check mark present to the left of Use Printer Offline.
  4. If there is a check mark, remove it so that your printer starts producing the print jobs.
  5. If the problem has not resolved, then turn off your Brother printer setup and computer, and then turn both the devices ON.

Brother Printer Not Printing

  1. Check whether your Brother printer has powered on and no error messages are displayed.
  2. Examine the connection of the router to the printer and computer.
  3. Download and run the Network Repair Utility for fixing the printer issue if any.
  4. Check if the network connection between the printer and computer is proper.
  5. Ensure that you have installed the appropriate driver for your printer.
  6. Observe if the print queue is empty and there is no issue with the print spooler.
  7. Produce a test page to check if the printer can print it.
  8. Rearrange the network settings on your computer.
  9. Delete the current printer driver and install the new one.

Brother Printer Printing Blank Pages

  1. If the printer's control panel displays an error message, then tap the Cancel button to remove it. Continue to print and see whether you can print.
  2. If not, press the Home Screen menu, choose 6, which is Print Reports and 4, the User Settings to print the User Settings List.
  3. Now click on Start.
  4. If the User Settings List print is successful, then you can stop troubleshooting.
  5. If the print is empty, remove the drum unit and then the toner cartridge.
  6. Reseat both the toner and the drum unit back into the position.
  7. Now try to print and check if the error persists.

Brother Printer Printing Blank Pages

  1. If you are already on a Wi-Fi network and carried out print jobs but unable to print recently, then proceed with these steps.
  2. Turn off your Brother printer setup and turn it on after some time.
  3. After some time, link your printer to the network.
  4. Run the Network Connection Repair Tool to diagnose and fix the network connectivity issues.
  5. It assigns the correct IP address.
  6. Print a WLAN report and check the wireless connection status of your network.
  7. If the report displays that the network status is Connected or OK, then consult with our technical experts for further troubleshooting solutions.
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