Brother DCP-T500W Setup Guidance

  • Remove the cover of the Brother DCP-T500W printer carton.
  • Open the box and locate the printer and its components inside it.
  • Take out the Brother DCP-T500W printer from the box and place it on a flat surface.
  • Execute the power connection of the Brother DCP-T500W printer.
  • Power up the machine and configure your preferences on the control panel.
  • Open the door and caps of the ink tanks.
  • Take the ink bottle provided in the printer box and unpack it.
  • Open the cap of the ink bottle and remove the film on it. Re-fix the cap.
  • Tilt the bottle and pour ink into the ink tank.
  • Make sure that the ink color of the bottle matches the color of the tank’s cap.
  • Fill all the tanks of the printer.
  • Pull the paper tray and remove it from the Brother DCP-T500W Setup.
  • Load a stack of plain A4 sheets in the paper tray and fix it into the printer.
  • Install the software for the Brother DCP-T500W printer and complete the setup.

Brother DCP-T500W Driver Free Download

The driver for the Brother DCP-T500DW machine is the most important factor which is used for performing the printer functions. You can download the printer driver from this page for free.

Driver for Brother DCP-T500W Windows
Driver for Brother DCP-T500W Printer

Brother DCP-T500W User Guide

  • The user manual includes instructions to perform the functions of the Brother DCP-T500W printer and solutions to fix any issues with it.
  • Avail softcopy of the Brother DCP-T500 printer manual by using the Manual Download button present below for free.
Manual for Brother DCP-T500W Printer

Brother DCP-T500W Driver Installation

The installation procedure can be processed after downloading the Brother DCP-T500W printer software. Double-click the driver file that you have downloaded on your computer or laptop. Once the driver window opens, follow the instructions on the display and complete the installation.

The step by step guidelines for installing the software for the Brother DCP-T500W setup varies based on the operating system version of your computer or laptop.

How to Print Photo Paper in Brother DCP-T500W?

  • Extend the paper tray of the Brother DCP-T500W printer to its maximum extent.
  • Raise the cover of the output paper tray.
  • Lift the Photo L stopper to load Photo L sheets.

Note: If you need to load Photo sheets, lift the Photo stopper.

  • Close the door of the output tray.
  • Load the photo sheets.
  • You can place up to 20 sheets of photo or photo L sheets with their print side facing down.
  • Again open the cover of the output tray.
  • Fix the loaded sheets by adjusting the paper guides.
  • Close the cover of the output paper tray.
  • Re-fix the paper tray into the printer.
  • Pull the paper support to its lock position and unfold its flap by holding the tray.
  • Send the print job to the Brother DCP-T500W setup for printing the photo sheets.

Note: You can set the print settings in the Brother printer software on your computer.

How to Connect Brother DCP-T500W Printer to Computer?

  • Tap the power button and turn on the Brother DCP-T500W setup.
  • Also, power up your router.
  • Press the Menu key.
  • Use the arrow keys to find the Network option and select it by pressing OK.
  • Select the Setup Wizard option.
  • Choose the router’s network when it displays on the panel.
  • Also, provide the password of the network.

Note: You can use the Enlarge/Reduce or Number of Copies keys to move the cursor while specifying the passkey.

  • Tap OK after providing the password.
  • Press the up arrow button to apply all the configurations.
  • The Connected message indicates that the connection is executed successfully.
  • Enable the Wi-Fi option on your computer.
  • Connect your computer to the router’s network to which you have connected your Brother DCP-T500W printer.
Brother DCP-T500W Setup

Brother DCP-T500W Wifi Setup Guidance

  • On the control panel of the Brother DCP-T500W printer, tap the Menu button.
  • Select Network --> Setup Wizard.
  • Tap the Up arrow button when the Switch Network Interface to Wireless?, Enable WLAN?, or Network I/F Switched to Wireless message displays on the screen.
  • Choose the network name when displays on the screen.
  • Provide the network’s passkey and complete the Wi-Fi setup.

How to Scan using Brother DCP-T500W Printer?

  • Position your original document for scanning on the respective place of the Brother DCP-T500W setup.
  • Tap the Scan icon or key on the front panel of the machine.
  • Choose your computer name if the printer is connected to a network.
  • To begin the scan process with the default settings, press the up arrow key.
  • Set the scan configurations by using the Scan Type option.
  • Tap the Mono Start or Colour Start button to begin the scan process.

Brother DCP-T500W Scanner Driver Guidance

  • Download the scanner driver by using the Scan Driver Download button on this page.
  • If you are a Mac device, give a click on the below given button to download the scan software.
Scanner Driver for Brother DCP-T500W Printer

Use the full feature software of the Brother DCP-T500W printer to perform the scan function from your Windows computer or laptop.

Brother DCP-T500W Firmware Update Guidance

Make use of the firmware update tool to upgrade the software for the Brother DCP-T500W setup. The software tool required internet server to update the software for the Brother machine.

Firmware update tool for Windows

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Firmware Update Tool for Mac

Brother DCP-T500W Firmware Update

How to Refill Ink on Brother DCP-T500W?

  • The refill process can be carried out only when the ink level of the ink tanks go down.
  • Open the door of the ink tanks.
  • Remove the cap of the ink tank which you need to refill.
  • Take an ink bottle and open its cap.
  • Remove the film of the bottle and re-fix the cap.
  • Make sure that the color of the tank’s cap matches the bottle.
  • Insert the bottle’s nozzle into the ink tank and pour ink.
  • Squeeze the bottle to pour ink.
  • After filling the tank, close its cap and cover.
  • Tap Yes on the front panel of the Brother DCP-T500W setup and complete the ink refilling process.

How to Connect Brother DCP-T500W Printer to Mobile?

  • Connect your Brother DCP-T500W printer to the network of your router or access point.
  • On your Android device, tap the Settings icon.
  • Enable the wireless option. Choose the network name of the router to which you have connected your printer.
  • Provide the network’s passkey.
  • Tap Connect.
  • Now download the Brother iPrint&Scan app on your Android device to enjoy the features of your Brother DCP-T500W Setup.

Brother DCP-T500W Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshoot the problems with the Brother DCP-T500W printer by availing solutions from our technical support team. Also, find simple solutions for some common issues with the Brother printer in the following topics.

Guidance for Cleaning Brother DCP-T500W Printhead

  • Tap the Menu key or icon on the control panel of the Brother DCP-T500W printer.
  • Choose Ink --> Cleaning --> Black, Color, or All.

Note: Select the options by using the directional buttons and OK button.

  • The Brother DCP-T500W printer cleans by itself.

How to Reset Brother DCP-T500W Printer?

  • Tap the Menu icon on the front of the Brother DCP-T500W printer.
  • Use the arrow keys to find the Initial Setup option. Tap OK to select the option.
  • Select Reset and choose Machine Reset, Network or All Settings. Tap OK.
  • Choose the Reset option.
  • Tap the up arrow key to confirm the process.

Solved: Brother DCP-T500W not Printing

  • Check if the ink levels of the Brother DCP-T500W printer ink tanks are full.
  • Make sure that the paper tray of the machine is loaded with correct sheets.
  • Check the connection between the Brother DCP-T500W printer and computer.
  • For more solutions to fix the Brother DCP-T500W printer not printing issue, call our technical support team.

Solved: Brother DCP-T500W Offline

  • Examine the power connection of the Brother DCP-T500W setup.
  • Make sure that the Brother printer and computer are connected properly.
  • If you are using a router to connect the devices, make sure that the printer & computer are connected to the same network of the router.
  • For more solutions to fix the offline issue, call our well-qualified technical experts.
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