Brother MFC-J480DW Setup Guidance

  • The first procedure in setting up the Brother MFC-J480DW printer is unboxing it.
  • Open the box and take out the printer and its components.
  • Keep the printer on a flat, clean surface and remove its cover.
  • Never forget to remove packing materials and protective tapes from the Brother MFC-J480DW Setup.
  • Load plain A4 sheets in the paper tray of the printer.
  • Connect the AC power cord of the printer to an electrical wall outlet directly.
  • Do not use a surge protector for plugging the power cord.
  • Set up the telephone line of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer if needed.
  • Fix the ink cartridges of the printer.
  • Set up the software for the Brother MFC-J480DW printer and complete the setup.
Brother MFC-J480DW Setup

Brother MFC-J480DW Driver Download

The driver is used to execute the function of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer from your computer or laptop.

Brother MFC-J480DW Driver for Windows

Brother MFC-J480DW Driver for Windows

Brother MFC-J480DW Driver Download for Mac

Driver for mfc-j480dw Printer

Once the driver gets downloaded, locate it in the downloads folder on your computer. Move the file to the desired folder and install it.

Brother MFC-J480DW Manual Download

The manual has instructions for the Brother MFC-J480DW Setup. It also has solutions to solve any issues with the Brother machine.

Brother MFC-J480DW manual download

Brother MFC-J480DW Wireless Setup

  • Turn on your router by pressing its power button.
  • Go to Settings and select Network.
  • Continue the process by using the OK button.
  • Choose WLAN WPS/AOSS.
  • Tap OK when the Enable WLAN? message displays on the screen.
  • Now the Wireless Setup Wizard function starts.
  • If you need to cancel the function, tap Stop/Exit.
  • When the LCD of the printer instructs to tap the WPS or AOSS button on the router, tap it.
  • Touch OK on the touchscreen of the printer.
  • Once the connection is performed successfully, the LCD displays Connected.

Brother MFC-J480DW Scan Guide

  • Refer to the following steps to execute the scan function on your Brother MFC-J480DW setup with a Mac computer or laptop.
  • Tap the Finder menu on the display of your Mac device.
  • Select Go Applications Brother.
  • Double-click on the ControlCenter2 icon.
  • Now the screen displays ControlCenter2.
  • Configure the scan settings and begin the scan process.

How to Connect Brother MFC-J480DW to Computer?

  • Choose the Settings option on your Brother MFC-J480DW setup.
  • Choose Network and tap OK.
  • Select the WLAN WPS w/PIN Code.
  • Choose the options by tapping the OK button.
  • When you see the Enable WLAN? question on the screen, tap OK.
  • Now the LCD of the printer displays an eight-digit PIN.
  • Search for the IP address of your printer in a web browser on your computer.
  • Go to the WPS configuration page and provide the PIN that displays on the screen. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Tap the Start menu on your computer.
  • Find Devices and Printers and select it. Click the Add a Device button.
  • Choose the name of your printer and tap Next.
  • Type the PIN that displays on the screen. Click Next.
  • Choose the network name of your printer and tap Next.
  • Tap Close and complete the process.

How to Change Language in Brother MFC-J480DW Setup?

  • Tap the Menu button on the control panel of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer.
  • Press the 0 key to select the Initial Setup option.
  • Now tap 0 to select Local Language.
  • Use the arrow keys and choose your language.
  • Tap OK.
  • Now press the Stop/Exit button.
Change Language in MFC-J480DW

Brother MFC-J480DW Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Solve the problems of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer by availing the solutions from our customer support team. Also, find solutions for some common problems with the printer in the following topics.

Guide: Brother MFC-J480DW Printer won't Detect Ink

  • Reset the Brother MFC-J480DW printer settings to its default configurations.
  • Ensure that the cartridges are installed into the corresponding slots.
  • Check for any damage or ink clog on the cartridges.
  • Restart the Brother MFC-J480DW printer.
  • Clean the metal contacts of the ink cartridges.
  • For more solutions to solve the Brother MFC-J480DW Setup will not detect ink issues, call our techies.

How to Reset Wifi on Brother MFC-J480DW Printer?

  • Tap the Settings option on the control panel of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer.
  • Use the arrow keys to display the Network option. Tap OK.
  • Select the Network Reset option.
  • Follow the prompts on the display of the Brother MFC-J480DW Setup.
  • Now the network setting of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer resets to its default configurations.

How to Reset Brother MFC-J480DW Printer?

  • Tap the Settings option on the control panel of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer.
  • Select b to execute the reset function. Tap OK.
  • Tap 1 to confirm the process.
  • Again, press 1 to restart your Brother MFC-J480DW Setup.

Solved: Brother MFC-J480DW keeps going Offline

  • Check the power connection of the Brother MFC-J480DW printer.
  • Ensure that the power cord is plugged to the respective port of the printer and electrical wall outlet directly.
  • Also, check the connection between your Brother MFC-J480DW Setup and computer.
  • If you are connecting the printer to your computer by using a USB cable, ensure that the cable is plugged to the ports of the devices.
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