Brother DCP-L2540DW Setup Guidance

  • Unbox the printer and set up its hardware after purchasing it.
  • Open the box and find the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Prefer a clean surface for placing the Brother machine.
  • Remove all the packing components from the printer.
  • Make sure to remove the protective materials from the drum unit.
  • Paper tray of the printer should be loaded with suitable sheets.
  • Execute the power connection of the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Specify your preferences on the front panel of the Brother machine.
  • Launch the software for the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup.
  • Set up the connection between your printer and computer.
Brother DCP-L2540DW Setup

Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer Driver Download

We offer the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer software for both the Windows and Mac OS for free. The driver is the essential factor which lets you enjoy the features of the Brother DCP-L2540DW Setup from your computer or laptop.

If you are using the Windows OS, make use of the Driver Download button below to download the software for the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.

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Mac users can use the Driver Download button below to computerize the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer software. You can also make utilize the built-in driver of your Mac device to install the printer driver.

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Brother DCP-L2540DW User Manual Download

The manual has the guidelines to set up the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup. You can also troubleshoot any issues with the printer by using the solutions provided in the manual. Give a click on the Manual Download button below to download the soft copy of the manual for free.

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How to Install Brother DCP-L2540DW Driver Software?

  • It is mandatory to install the software of the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup to enjoy its functions. You have to download the printer driver after downloading it. The procedure to install the printer software differs based on the operating system version of your computer or laptop.
  • Double-click the printer driver file that you have computerized on your computer to install the software. Follow the guidelines on the display. You can set the connection type while installing the printer software.

How to Connect Brother DCP-L2540DW to Wifi?

  • Hope you have noted the network name and passkey of the router to which need to connect your Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Make sure that the Brother machine is powered on to begin the wireless connection.
  • Tap the Menu button on the front panel of the Brother machine.
  • Use to directional keys to select the Network option and tap OK.
  • Choose WLAN --> OK --> Setup Wizard --> OK.
  • Once the panel of the printer displays WLAN Enable?, tap Yes.
  • Now the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup searches for the network of your router.
  • Once the network name of the printer displays on the panel, select it.
  • Specify the password of the network and execute the connection.

How to find WPS pin on Brother DCP-L2540DW Setup?

  • Power up the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer by force pressing its power button if it is turned off previously.
  • Tap the Menu button on the control panel of the Brother machine.
  • Select the Network option by using the directional keys. Tap OK.
  • Choose WLAN --> WPS w/PIN Code.
  • After selecting the options, tap the OK button.
  • Now the LCD of the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup displays an 8 digit WPS pin.

How to Connect Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer to Computer?

  • Connect the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup to the network of your router by using the wireless option on it.
  • Connect your computer to the same network to which you have connected the Brother machine.
  • Ensure that you have computerized the printer software on your computer.
  • Begin the installation of the Brother printer software.
  • Double-click on the driver file and continue with the prompts on the display.
  • Use the Next button to continue the process.
  • Accept the license agreement in its screen and tap Yes.
  • Click the radio button near Wireless Network Connection and tap Next.
  • Follow the prompts that appear on the screen.
  • Now tap the Wi-Fi button on the panel of the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Tap the Up arrow button to select Yes.
  • Now the printer prints a WLAN report, and the Wi-Fi button start to flash in green.
  • On the display of your computer, tap the name of your printer.
  • Follow the guidelines and complete the connection between your Brother DCP-L2540DW setup and computer.

How to Replace Toner on Brother DCP-L2540DW?

  • Ensure that the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer is powered on.
  • Pull the access door at the front of the Brother DCP-L2540DW machine.
  • Take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer.
  • You can find a green lock lever on the drum unit.
  • Gently push the lock lever and remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Hope you have a fresh toner cartridge from the manufacturer’s store.
  • Unpack the cartridge and remove its protective cover.
  • Fix the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • You can clean the corona wire of the drum unit if needed.
  • Re-fix the drum unit into the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup.
  • Close the door which you have opened previously and complete the toner replacement process.

How to Print Envelopes on Brother DCP-L2540DW?

  • Open the output tray at the back of the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Gently pull down the green-colored lock levers.
  • Note: Pull one lever to the right and the other to the left.
  • Open the manual feed slot at the front of the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup.
  • Adjust the manual feed slot paper guides according to the width of the envelope you intend to load.
  • Keep one envelope into the feed slot.
  • Gently push the envelope until its top touches the rollers for 2 seconds.
  • Search for your printer name on your computer and open the print command window.
  • Choose the name and model of your printer.
  • Configure the print settings.
  • After setting the configurations, tap OK.
  • Finally, click Print and begin the print process.

How to Replace Drum on Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer?

  • Ensure that the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup is powered on to begin the drum replacement process.
  • Take out the toner cartridge with drum unit from the printer after opening the access door at the front.
  • For taking out the toner cartridge from the drum unit, use the green colored lock levers on it.
  • Unpack a new drum unit which is purchased from the manufacturer’s store.
  • Fix the removed toner cartridge into the new drum unit.
  • Make sure to clean the corona wire present inside the drum unit.
  • Re-fix the removed components and close the access cover.

How to Scan on Brother DCP-L2540DW?

  • Prefer the scanner glass or ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) of the printer for keeping your document to execute the scan function.
  • Select Start on the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Go to All Programs and select Brother. Choose the Brother Utilities option.
  • Click on the drop-down list & choose the name of your Brother DCP-L2540DW setup.
  • Tap the Scan option present on the left navigation bar.
  • Click ControlCenter4.
  • Select the Display mode.
  • Go to the Scan tab and click the File option.
  • Set the scan configuration if necessary.
  • Finally, tap Scan to begin the scan process.

How to Send Fax from on Brother DCP-L2540DW?

  • Firstly, make sure that your Brother DCP-2540DW printer can execute the fax function.
  • Tap the Fax button on the front panel of the machine.
  • Load your original document to be faxed on the scanner glass or the ADF of the Brother DCP-2540DW printer.
  • If you use to scanner glass, ensure that you place the document with its print side facing down.
  • For ADF, keep the document with its print side facing up.
  • Specify the fax number of your recipient using the dial pad.
  • You can also specify the number by using the One Touch Buttons or Speed Dial Codes option.
  • Now tap Start to begin the fax function of the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup.

How to Clean Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer?

  • Make use of dry lint-free cloth for cleaning the Brother DCP-L2540DW Setup.
  • You can clean the drum unit, and toner cartridge of the printer with a cotton swab or lint-free cloth dipped in distilled water.
  • Remove the components from the printer for cleaning and fix them back.
  • Make sure that the components are dry before re-fixing them.

How to reset brother dcp l2540dw toner

  • Firstly, pull the drum unit access door of the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Press and hold the OK button for a few seconds.
  • Tap Start. Use the arrow keys to enter 00.
  • Close the access door.
  • Now the Brother DCP-L2540DW setup resets by itself.

How to Reset Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer?

  • Open the access cover of the Brother DCP-L2540DW printer.
  • Tap the OK button two times.
  • Press the Start button.
  • Use the arrow keys to select the reset option.
  • Now close the access cover.
  • The printer resets and prints a report.

How to Reset Drum on Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer?

  • Ensure that the access cover at the front is opened.
  • Hold the OK button on the panel until the Replace Drum? Displays on the screen.
  • Tap the Up arrow button to reset the drum counter of the Brother DCp-L2540DW setup.
  • Now close the access cover at the front which is opened previously.
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