Brother HL-2280DW Setup Guidance

  • Open the Brother HL-2280DW printer carton and remove the printer from it.
  • "Keep" your printer on a clean surface in an optimum environment.
  • Unpack the printer and remove the packing materials from it.
  • Plug the power cable of the Brother HL-2280DW setup.
  • Power up the Brother machine by force pressing its power button.
  • Load print media in the paper tray of the machine.
  • Set your preferences on the "control panel".
  • Configure the connection between your Brother HL-2280DW printer and computer.
  • Install the software of the Brother machine and complete the setup process.
Brother HL-2280DW Setup

Brother HL-2280DW Driver Download

Download the driver for the Brother HL-2280DW setup from the Driver Download button present below. Click the button and begin the download process. Wait until your system downloads the driver. Once the download is executed, you can save the downloaded file in the desired folder on your computer or laptop.

Windows

Driver for hl-2280dw Windows

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Driver for hl-2280dw Printer

Brother HL-2280DW Manual Download

The manual has the instructions to set up the Brother Laser HL-2280DW printer. It also has the guidelines to execute the functions of the printer. Use the Manual Download button below to download the soft copy of the manual for free.

manual for hl-2280dw Printer

How to Install Brother HL-2280DW Driver?

  • Locate the Driver file that you have downloaded on your computer.
  • Double-click the file to start the installation.
  • The procedure for installing the printer software varies based on the OS version of your computer or laptop.
  • Carry on with the instructions on the display.
  • Set the connection between your Brother HL-2280DW setup and computer.
  • Accept the License Agreement by ticking its checkbox in its screen.
  • Follow the prompts and complete the installation process.

How to Change Toner on Brother HL-2280dw?

  • Begin the toner cartridge replacement process of the Brother HL-2280DW printer by powering it up.
  • Open the access cover at the front and leave the machine idle for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the drum unit with toner cartridge from the Brother HL-2280DW setup.
  • Use the green-colored lock lever and remove the toner cartridge from the printer.
  • Unpack a new toner cartridge and fix it into the drum unit.
  • Reinstall the drum unit into the printer and complete the toner cartridge replacement process.

Guide: Brother HL-2280DW Drum Replacement

  • Begin the Brother HL-2280DW printer replacement process by powering it on.
  • Open the access cover at the front of the printer.
  • Tap the Clear or Clear/Back button.
  • Press the 1 or up arrow key to reset the drum counter of the Brother HL-2280DW setup.
  • When the LCD of the printer displays Accepted, close the access door at the front.

How to Connect Brother HL-2280DW Printer to Wifi?

  • The wireless connection is the easiest way to connect the Brother HL-2280DW setup and computer.
  • Enable the wireless feature on your printer.
  • Before you begin the Wi-Fi connection, note down the network name and passkey of your router.
  • After enabling the wireless feature on your printer, provide the network name and passkey of the router.

How to Print Double-Sided on Brother HL-2280DW?

  • Before you start the printing function, make sure that your Brother HL-2280DW setup and computer are connected.

Note: The procedure may slightly differ based on the version of your Windows OS.

  • Click the Start menu (Windows icon) at the bottom left corner of the screen. Go to All Apps and select Windows System. Click Control Panel.
  • When the Control Panel window opens, select Hardware & Sound.
  • Now select the Devices and Printers option. Right-click on the name and model of your printer. Choose the Printer Properties option.
  • Click on the Basic tab and configure the Duplex option.
  • Set the Duplex Type and Binding Offset option. Tap OK.
  • Finally, click Print.

How to Print Envelopes on Brother HL-2280DW?

  • Pull the back output tray of the Brother HL-2280DW machine.
  • Gently pull down two green-colored levers.

Note: Pull one lever to the right and the other to the left.

  • Open the door of the manual feed slot.
  • Adjust the manual feed slot paper guides according to the width of the envelope you are going to load.
  • Load one envelope in the manual feed slot.
  • Gently push the envelope until it touches the paper feed roller.
  • Send the data to be printed on the envelope to the Brother HL-2280DW setup and start the print function.

How to Scan on Brother HL-2280DW?

Refer to the below given topic to execute the scan function with the Brother HL-2280DW machine.

How to Scan Multiple Pages on Brother HL-2280DW?

  • Hope you have loaded your original document for scanning on the scanner glass or ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) of the Brother HL-2280DW setup.
  • Tap the Scan button of the printer.
  • Select the Scan to PC option by using the arrow keys.
  • Choose File. If you have connected the devices by using a network, select your printer name to which you need to send the scanned data.
  • Tap Start and begin the scan process.

Guidance: Brother HL-2280DW Scanner Driver

The scanner software lets you execute only the scan function of the Brother HL-2280DW setup. The file size of the scanner driver is less when compared to the full feature software. There is no separate scan software for the Windows system. The scan function of the printer can be executed by using its full feature driver on your Windows system.

If you are a Mac user, click the Scanner Driver Download button below to computerize the scanner software on your computer.

Scanner Driver for hl-2280dw Printer

Brother HL-2280DW Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshoot any problems with the Brother HL-2280DW printer by availing guidance from our technical support team. Also, avail quick solutions for some common issues of the Brother machine in the following topics.

How to Reset Brother HL-2280DW Printer?

  • Tap the Menu button on the front panel of the Brother HL-2280DW setup.
  • Select the General Setup option by using the arrow keys.
  • Select Reset. Set the reset type which you need to execute.
  • Tap the up arrow button to select the Reset option.
  • Finally, press the Stop/Exit button.

How to Reset Toner on Brother HL-2280DW Printer?

  • Open the toner cartridge access cover at the front of the Brother HL-2280DW machine.
  • Press the Clear button.
  • Tap Start and press the up arrow button until the printer displays 12.
  • Tap OK. Once the panel displays Accepted, close the access cover.
  • Now the toner cartridge of the Brother HL-2280DW setup resets to its default configuration.

Solve: Brother HL-2280DW Printer Offline

  • The offline issue is the most common error that occurs with the Brother HL-2280DW printer.
  • Check the connection between your machine and computer.
  • Ensure that the devices are connected to the same network of a router or access point.
  • Check the status of your Brother HL-2280DW setup under the Devices and Printers option on your computer.
  • Click the Start menu or Windows icon on the display of your computer.
  • Select Control Panel and choose the Devices and Printers option.
  • You have to right-click on your printer name & select See What’s Printing.
  • Click on the icon with the name of your printer and select the Use Printer Online option.

Fix: Brother HL-2280DW Printer not Connected

  • Check the connection between your Brother HL-2280DW setup and computer.
  • If you are using a USB cable to link the devices, make sure that the cable is plugged properly to the appropriate port of the printer and power supply
  • directly.
  • For a wireless connection, examine if the router has an active internet connection.
  • It is mandatory to check if the router is providing an active internet connection.

How to Reset Drum Counter on Brother HL-2280DW?

  • Tap the Clear button of the Brother HL-2280DW printer with its access cover opened.
  • Press the up arrow button to confirm the process.
  • Once the reset is completed, the LCD of the Brother HL-2280DW setup panel displays Accepted.

Fix: Brother HL-2280DW Scanner not Working

  • Check if the scanner components of the Brother HL-2280DW setup is working properly.
  • Examine the network connection between your printer and computer.
  • If you are using a router to connect the printer and computer, make sure that the router is working properly.
  • Also, verify the signal strength of the router.
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