Quick Support For Brother HL-3170CDW Setup

The Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine is an affordable printer. The toner cartridge of the Brother HL-3170CDW machine has an excellent service life. Use the guidelines on this page to configure the Brother machine. Also, call our technical support team to set up the Brother HL-3170CDW printer.

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How to Install Brother HL-3170CDW Printer?

Step 1: Remove the Brother HL-3170CDW machine from its package.

  • Open the printer carton.
  • Take out the Brother HL-3170CDW printer from the box and place it on a dust-free surface.
  • You can find the drum unit & toner cartridge assemblies, waste toner box, quick setup guide, belt unit, CD-ROM, and AC Power cord inside the printer.

Step 2: Take all the packing materials from the printer.

  • Tear the tapes on the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup printer.
  • Raise the cover at the top and remove the packing materials from the printer.
  • Remove the drum unit and toner assemblies from the printer.
  • Also, remove orange-colored packing piece from the belt unit.
  • Gently shake each drum and toner cartridge assemblies.
  • Fix the drum and toner cartridges assemblies into the Brother HL-3170CDW machine.
  • Close the access cover at the top of the Brother HL-3170CDW printer.

Step 3: Load the paper tray of the Brother machine.

  • Draw the paper tray of the Brother machine and remove it.
  • Press the green-colored paper guide release lever and slide the paper guides to the size of the sheets you intend to load.
  • Take a stack of enough sheets and place them in the paper tray.
  • Ensure that the sheets are below the maximum paper mark.
  • Note: The maximum paper mark is represented by three down arrows.
  • Insert the paper tray into the Brother HL-3170CDW machine.

Step 4: Execute the power connection

  • Unpack the power cord enclosed within the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup printer carton.
  • Plug the cord to the respective port of the Brother machine to an electrical wall socket.
  • Hold the power button present on the Brother printer.
  • Configure your preferences on the printer’s panel.

Step 5: Set up the printer software

  • Download and launch the software for the Brother HL-3170CDW machine on your computer or laptop.
  • Connect the Brother machine to your computer and complete the unboxing setup.

Brother HL-3170CDW Driver Download

Download the software for the Brother HL-3170CDW machine from this website for free.

Brother HL-3170CDW Driver For Windows and Mac

We offer separate Brother HL-3170CDW Setup printer software which can be downloaded on your Windows system. The driver file extension for Windows OS is in the .exe format. You can also avail the built-in software in the OS of your computer or laptop.

Brother HL-3170CDW Wireless Setup

The wireless setup can be executed if you have a router. Carry on with the step by step and simple procedure in the following topic to execute the Wireless setup on your Brother HL-3170CDW machine.

How to Connect Brother HL-3170CDW Printer to Wifi?

  • Tap the down arrow button until the panel displays Network and tap OK.
  • View WLAN in the same way as explained in the previous step and press OK.
  • Choose WPS / AOSS and tap OK.
  • Now tap the Up arrow button until Setting WLAN appears on the panel.
  • Now press & hold the WPS button on your router for 15 to 20 seconds.
  • Tap OK on your Brother HL-3170CDW Setup printer.
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How to Check Toner Levels On Brother HL-3170CDW?

  • Use the arrow button on the printer’s panel to view Machine Info. Tap OK.
  • Select the Parts Life option in the same way as given in the previous step.
  • Select Toner Life.
  • Now the toner levels of the cartridges in the printer is viewed in the panel of the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine.

How to Reset Toner On Brother HL-3170CDW?

  • Open the top cover of the Brother HL-3170CDW
  • Tap the Secure and Cancel button at the same time.
  • Use the arrow keys and select the name of the toner which you need to reset. Tap OK.
  • Press the Up arrow button to reset it.
  • Close the door which you have open previously.

How to Reset Brother HL-3170CDW?

  • You have to begin the reset process by turning off the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine.
  • Disconnect all the cables of the Brother HL-3170CDW printer.
  • Use the arrow buttons and select Reset Menu.
  • Tap the OK button.
  • Press the up arrow and Cancel buttons at the same time.
  • When the Settings Reset message appears on the screen, tap OK.
  • When Reset Printer? Displays, the Brother HL-3170CDW printer resets by itself.

How to Clean Brother HL-3170CDW?

  • Refer to the following steps to clean outside of the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine.
  • Take a bowl and pour glass cleaner or distilled water in it.
  • Take a lint-free cloth and dip it in the bowl.
  • Wait for a few seconds and take out the cloth from the bowl.
  • Squeeze excess water from the cloth.
  • Wipe all the parts of the printer.
  • Also, clean the drum unit and toner cartridge assemblies by removing them from the printer.
  • Leave the components to dry for a few seconds.
  • Fix the removed components back to the printer and complete the cleaning process.

Brother HL-3170CDW Drum Replacement

  • The drum of the Brother HL-3170CDW machine can be replaced when there are any issues with it.
  • Gently raise the access cover present at the top of the Brother HL-3170CDW machine.
  • Ascertain that the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine is powered on.
  • Raise the access cover at the top of the Brother printer.
  • Remove the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer. Use green-colored lock lever on the drum unit and remove the cartridges.
  • Hope you have purchased a new drum unit for replacing the old one.
  • Unpack the new drum unit.
  • Fix the toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Gently slide the green-colored tab on the drum unit in order to clean the corona wire of the drum unit.
  • Insert the toner cartridge with drum unit into the printer.
  • Close the access door and complete the drum unit replacement process.

Brother HL-3170CDW Troubleshooting

Are you finding it difficult to fix the problems of the Brother HL-3170CDW machine? Do not worry, our well-qualified technical experts are here to provide simple and easy solutions for any issues with your Brother HL-3170CDW machine. If you are facing the connecting to Wi-Fi or Toner issue with the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine, find simple & quick solutions in the following topics.

Brother HL-3170CDW Not Connecting to Wifi

  • Check the network strength of the router to which the Brother HL-3170CDW printer is connected.
  • Connect the Brother HL-3170CDW machine to other access point and check if there are any issues with your router.
  • Restart the Brother HL-3170CDW machine and computer.
  • Delete the software for the Brother machine which is downloaded on your computer.
  • Launch the recent version of the Brother printer software.

Brother HL-3170CDW Toner Error

  • Reset the toner of the Brother HL-3170CDW Setup machine.
  • You can find reset procedure on this page.
  • Check the service life of the toner cartridges.
  • If the toner level of the cartridges goes down, replace them with a new set.
  • Also, replace the toner cartridges if you find any damage on them.
  • Execute a print function and examine if the toner error is fixed.
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