Brother MFC-7860dw Setup

  • Hope you would have bought the Brother MFC-7860DW printer from the manufacturer’s store without any damage.
  • After getting the printer, you can start to set it up.
  • The first procedure in setting up the printer is unboxing it.
  • Firstly, open the Brother MFC-7860DW printer carton by removing the tapes on it.
  • After disclosing the carton, you can find the Brother MFC-7860DW printer and its components inside it.
  • Prefer a clean surface on your desk and place the Brother machine on it.
  • Remove the cover and packing tapes from the Brother MFC-7860dw Setup.
  • Raise the lid at the top of the printer and remove the film that covers the scanner glass.
  • Also, take off the silica pack found inside the printer.
  • Remove the elastic band of the drum unit.
  • Take off the protective materials present inside the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.
  • Remove the drum unit & toner cartridge assembly from the printer.
  • Hold the sides of the toner cartridge and tremble it gently.
  • Fix the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the Brother MFC-7860dw Setup.
  • Load print media in the paper tray of the Brother machine.
  • Plug the power cable to an electrical wall outlet.
  • Set up the printer’s software.
  • Carry on with the following topics to download and launch the Brother MFC-7869DW Driver.
  • Connect the Brother machine to your computer & complete the setup.

Brother MFC-7860dw Driver Download Guidance

The downloading procedure of the Brother MFC 7860DW printer on the Mac or Windows system is the same. Use the below given buttons to computerize the Brother MFC-7860DW printer software for free. Click the button provided below the OS of your computer. Wait until your system downloads the driver. The downloading time varies based on the network speed of the router to which you have connected your computer. Once the download process is completed, you can install the driver and enjoy the features of the Brother MFC-7860dw setup.

Brother MFC-7860DW printer software for Windows

7860DW Windows Driver

Brother MFC-7860DW printer software for Mac

Brother 7860DW Mac Driver

Brother MFC-7860DW User Manual Download

Use the manual of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer to execute its functions. You can also find solutions for the printer issues in the manual. Click the button given below and computerize the manual (soft copy) on your computer for free.

HP MFC-7860DW Manual download

How to Install Brother MFC-7860DW Driver?

  • Start installing the software for the Brother MFC-7860DW setup after downloading it. It is necessary to install the software of the printer to execute its functions. So, proceed with the following steps to install the software on your computer or laptop.
  • Double-click the downloaded Driver file and begin the installation process.
  • The procedure for installing the Brother MFC-7860DW driver software varies based on the OS version of your computer or laptop.
  • Agree to the License Agreement by ticking the checkbox present in its window.
  • Set up the connection between your printer and computer.
  • Carry on with the procedure and complete the installation process.
Brother MFC-7860dw setup

MFC-7860DW Scanner Driver Download

There is no separate scanner driver for the Brother MFC-7860dw setup to be downloaded on the Windows system. If you are a Mac user, utilize the below given button to avail the scanner driver on your Mac device.

MFC-7860DW Scanner Driver

The Scanner Driver is used only to execute the scan function of the printer.

Brother MFC-7860DW Control Center Download

Use the button below to download the Control Center4 Update software tool on your Windows system.

Control Center Download

There is no ControlCenter4 update software designed for the Mac device.

How to Change Toner Cartridge in Brother MFC-7860dw?

  • Ensure that the Brother MFC-7860DW printer is turned on.
  • Raise the access cover found at the front of the Brother machine.
  • Leave the printer idle for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the drum unit & toner cartridge assembly from the printer.
  • Utilize the green-colored lock lever and remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • You would have purchased a new toner cartridge from the manufacturer’s store.
  • Unpack the newly bought cartridge.
  • Hold the ends of the cartridge and tremble it gently several times.
  • Take off the protective cover of the cartridge.
  • Fix the new toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Re-fix the drum unit into the Brother MFC-7860DW setup.
  • Close the front access door & complete the replacement process.

How to Connect Brother MFC-7860dw setup to wifi?

  • Ensure that your router has the Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS feature.
  • On the control panel of the Brother MFC-7869DW machine, tap the Menu button. Tap 6 to choose the Network option.
  • Press 2 to select WLAN. Then, tap 3 (AOSS/WPS). Now the WLAN Enable? message appears on the screen.
  • Tap 1 to select ON. Now the Brother MFC-7860DW setup begins the Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • If you do not need to start the Wireless Setup Wizard, tap the Stop/Exit button.
  • When the printer prompts to press the AOSS or WPS button on your router, locate the button on the router and tap it.
  • Avail the guidance in the user manual of the router to press the WPS or AOSS button.
  • Finally, press OK on the panel of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.

How to Scan on Brother MFC-7860dw Printer?

  • Prefer the scanner glass or Document feeder of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer to load your original document for scanning.
  • Tap Scan on the front panel of the Brother MFC-7860DW machine.
  • Use the arrow keys view the Scan To PC option. Tap OK to select the View option.
  • Select File by using the arrow keys in the same way as explained in the previous step and tap OK.
  • If you have connected the Brother MFC-7860DW setup to your computer using a network, choose the destination computer to which you need to send the scanned document.
  • Provide the PIN for the destination computer using the dial pad on the front panel of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.
  • Tap OK. Press Start to begin the scanning process.

How to Replace Drum on Brother MFC-7860dw?

  • Begin the drum unit replacement process by turning on the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.
  • Pull the access cover at the front of the printer.
  • Leave the printer to cool down for a few minutes.
  • Remove the drum unit along with the toner cartridge from the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.
  • Remove the cartridge from the drum unit by pushing the green-colored lock lever.
  • Take a new drum unit & unpack it.
  • Fix the removed toner cartridge into the new drum unit.
  • Gently press the cartridge unit it fits into the drum unit.
  • Re-fix the drum unit into the respective place of the Brother MFC-7860DW setup.
  • Reset the drum unit and completing the drum unit replacement process.

Guide: Brother MFC-7860dw How to Duplex Copy

  • Tap the Copy button on the front panel of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer. Once you tap, the button starts to flash in blue.
  • The LCD of the Brother MFC-7860DW setup intimates that it is in the Copy mode.
  • Use the scanner glass or ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) of the Brother machine to load your document for copying.
  • Use the Copy keys and change the settings like Enlarge/Reduce, Quality, Page Layout, Contrast, Duplex, and more.
  • Finally, tap the Start button and begin the copy function.

How to Duplex Print in Brother MFC-7860dw?

  • The duplex printing is the process of printing both sides of a page.
  • Open the Brother MFC-7860DW Setup software application on your computer.
  • Choose the Print Command option.
  • When the Print dialog box opens, select your printer name.
  • Go to Properties and change the settings like the Paper Size, Orientation, Copies, Media Type, Multiple Page, Duplex / Booklet, Resolution, and more.
  • Tap OK and start the printing process.

Brother MFC-7860DW Scan to PDF Guidance

  • Hope you would have loaded the original document for scanning in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) of the Brother MFC-7860DW setup.
  • On the display of your Windows system, tap the Start menu.
  • Go to All Programs and select the name and model of your printer. Select ControlCenter4.
  • Select Home Mode or Advanced Mode.
  • Ensure that your printer name is selected in the Model drop-down list.
  • Configure the file type to save files in a folder.
  • The scanned data gets saved in the JPEG format by default.
  • Go to Configuration and choose Button Settings, Scan & File.
  • Now a configuration dialog box displays on the screen.
  • Change the settings if necessary.
  • Click on the File Type drop-down menu and select PDF.
  • Provide a file name for the document you need to scan.
  • Use the Browse button to save the scanned document in the desired folder on your computer or laptop.
  • Use the Resolution drop-down list to set the scanning resolution.
  • Change the other configurations and tap OK.
  • Tap File. Now the Brother MFC-7860DW setup starts the scanning process.
  • The folder with the scanned data gets saved and opened automatically.

Brother MFC-7860DW Printer Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshoot the problem with the Brother MFC-7860DW printer by availing solutions from our technical support team. You can also troubleshoot some common issues of the Brother MFC-7860DW setup by using the solutions provided in the following topics.

Why won't brother mfc 7860dw printer print?

  • Check if that paper tray is loaded with suitable sheets.
  • Examine the connection between your Brother MFC-7860DW printer and computer.
  • Make sure that the devices are connected to the same network of your access point or router.
  • Examine if the router is providing an active internet connection.
  • For more solutions to solve the problems with the Brother MFC-7860DW setup, call our customer support team.

How to Reset Toner in Brother MFC-7860dw?

  • Open the access cover found at the front of the Brother MFC-7860DW setup.
  • Once you open the cover, the Front Cover Open message displays on the screen.
  • Tap the Clear button.
  • Tap * 0 0 or press Menu 1 8.
  • Use the arrow keys and select Continue.
  • Tap OK.
  • Finally, tap the Stop/Exit button.

How to Reset Drum in Brother MFC-7860dw Printer?

  • The drum unit reset process can be executed after replacing the drum unit of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.
  • Find simple procedure for replacing the drum unit of the printer.
  • Begin the drum unit reset process by tapping the Clear button.
  • Open the access door of the Brother MFC-7860DW Printer.
  • Press 1.
  • Once the LCD displays Accepted, close the access cover at the front of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.

Why is my brother mfc 7860dw printer offline

  • Check the power connection of the Brother MFC-7860DW setup.
  • Ensure that the AC power cord of the printer is plugged to an electrical outlet directly.
  • Never plug the cable to a surge protector as it may cause power fluctuations.
  • Ensure that the power cable is not damaged.
  • If the AC power cable is damaged, replace it with a new one.
  • Check the status of your printer under the Devices and Printers option on your computer.

How to Reset Brother MFC-7860dw Printer?

  • Locate the Menu button on the front panel of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer and press it. Tap 0.
  • Use the arrow keys to display the Reset option. Tap OK.
  • Tap 1 to reset the configurations of the Brother MFC-7860DW printer.
  • Press 1 to restart the Brother MFC-7860DW setup.
  • Now tap the Stop/Exit button.

How to Clean Brother MFC-7860dw Printer?

  • Clean the Brother MFC-7830DW printer by using a dry lint-free cloth.
  • You can also clean the toner cartridge and drum unit of the printer by using the lint-free cloth dipped in glass cleaner or distilled water.
  • After cleaning the printer components, make sure that the components are dry before re-fixing them. For more procedure on how to clean the Brother MFC-7860DW setup, call our technical support team.
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