Brother Mfc-J497dw Setup

The Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer is an affordable device that suits both home and office use. Once you get the printer from the manufacturer, set it up. Carry out the simple and quick guidelines in the following topics to configure the hardware and software of your printer.

How To Install Brother MFC-J497DW Printer

  1. Once you get the printer from the manufacturer, check if it is sealed properly.
  2. Unseal the printer box and ensure the printer components are provided in the printer box.
  3. Take the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer from the box and place it on an even surface.
  4. Peel off the packing tapes from the printer.
  5. Unpack the power cord provided in the printer package.
  6. Link one end of the cable to the respective port of the printer and the other end to an electrical outlet.
  7. Power up the printer by force pressing its power button.
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Brother Mfc-J497dw Driver Download

Download and install the driver of the Brother MFC-J497DW printer from the Driver Download button on this page. We offer the recently released Brother MFC-J497DW printer software that is compatible with the OS version of your computer or laptop. You can also download the printer driver from the software CD provided in the printer package.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Driver Mac

  1. Get the manual of the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer from the Driver Download button or the software CD provided in the printer box.
  2. We provide the recent version of the printer software that is compatible with the OS version of your computer or laptop.
  3. To download the driver from the CD, ensure your Mac system has a disc drive.
  4. Most of the recently manufactured Mac devices do not have a disc drive.
  5. So use a flash drive to copy and paste the content of the CD into the destination folder on your Mac computer or laptop.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Driver Windows

  1. Download the driver of the Brother MFC-J497DW printer from the Driver Download button on this page or the software CD in the printer package.
  2. You can get the latest version of the printer driver that suits the Windows OS version of your computer or laptop.
  3. Locate and click on the Driver Download button provided on this page to initialize the download process.
  4. After downloading the Brother printer driver, save it in the destination folder on your computer or laptop.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Driver Install

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  1. Install the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer driver on your computer after downloading it.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded printer driver file to install it.
  3. Carry out the guidelines on the screen.
  4. Configure the connection method between your printer and computer based on the specification of the devices.
  5. Continue with the guidelines and complete the printer driver installation process.
  6. The installation process slightly varies depending on the OS version of your computer or laptop.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Wireless Setup

The wireless connection is one of the best methods in connecting your Brother MFC-J497DW printer and computer. Follow the step by step and easy procedure in the following topic to implement the wireless setup in the Brother MFC-J497DW printer.

Brother Mfc-j497dw Connect To Wifi

  1. Power up your router and ensure it provides an active internet connection.
  2. Connect your computer to the router’s network.
  3. On the function panel of the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer, tap the Menu button.
  4. Utilize the arrow buttons and pick the Network option.
  5. Select Setup Wizard --> OK.
  6. Turn on the WLAN option.
  7. Now the printer searches the network of the router.
  8. Pick the network name of your router and select OK.
  9. Type the password of the network.
  10. Now the printer connects to your computers and prints a WLAN report.
  11. Check the status of the Wi-Fi connection on the report.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Airprint Setup

  1. Check if the Brother MFC-J497DW printer is turned on.
  2. On your Mac device, use the Safari application and open the document or image you need to print.
  3. Click the File menu & select the Print option.
  4. Ensure your Brother MFC-J497DW printer and computer are connected to the same network of a router or access point.
  5. If your computer is not connected to the respective network, select the Printer Pop-Up menu.
  6. Pick the name of your printer.
  7. Configure the print settings like Paper Count, Printing Option and more.
  8. Finally, tap Print and start to print with the AirPrint option.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Cloud Print Setup

  1. Power on your router and check if it has an active internet connection.
  2. Note the network name and password of the router.
  3. On the control panel of the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer, tap the Wi-Fi button.
  4. Select Setup Wizard --> OK.
  5. Enable the WLAN option.
  6. Pick the network name of your router and provide its password.
  7. Open the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  8. Select the menu icon at the top of the display.
  9. Go to Settings and sign into your Google account.
  10. Scroll down and click the Manage button.
  11. Pick the name of your printer & tap Register.
  12. Tap OK on the control panel of the printer.
  13. Now you can print document or image from the cloud storage.
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Brother Mfc-J497dw Ink Cartridge Installation

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  1. Lift the ink cartridge door of the printer.
  2. Gently press the lock release lever and remove the cartridge which you need to replace.
  3. Unpack a new ink cartridge and remove the protective tape on it.
  4. Turn the green-colored release lever on the protective package of the cartridge.
  5. Install the cartridge into the corresponding slot.
  6. Gently push the cartridge until it fits into the place.
  7. Close the access cover and complete the ink cartridge installation process.

Brother Mfc-J497dw How To Scan

  1. Keep the document or image you need to scan on the scanner glass of the Brother MFC-J497DW printer.
  2. Download and install the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer driver on your computer.
  3. Select File --> New --> Scan.
  4. Pick the name of your printer.
  5. Select Import or OK.
  6. Now the New Scan dialog box displays.
  7. Modify the settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box if necessary.
  8. To scan your document at high resolution, utilize the Scanner Utility driver of Brother Utilities.
  9. Finally, tap Scan and start the scanning process.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Scan To Email

  1. Keep the document you need to scan on the scanner glass of the printer.
  2. On the control panel of the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer, tap the Scan button.
  3. Select To PC --> To Email.
  4. Continue with the guidelines by tapping the OK button.
  5. Pick the name of your computer.
  6. Change the scan settings if necessary.
  7. To configure the default settings select Black Start or Color Start.
  8. Select Scan Settings --> OK.
  9. Tap Set at Device --> OK.
  10. Finally, tap Black Start or Color Start.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting methods are used to fix the problems of your printer. Find solutions in the following topics to fix the issues in your Brother MFC-J497DW printer. You can also call our technical experts to solve printer problems.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Offline

  1. The Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer offline problem happens due to a poor connection between your printer and computer.
  2. If you link the devices using the wireless connection, check if the printer and computer are linked to the corresponding network of a router or access point.
  3. For a wired connection, ensure the USB cord is linked to the respective port of the printer and computer.
  4. Also, check the power connection of the printer.
  5. Perform a Brother MFC-J497DW printer function and check if the problem is solved.
  6. If the printer offline issue persists, get in touch with our techies for more solutions.

Brother Mfc-J497dw Not Printing

  1. Ensure the ink cartridges are installed into the respective slots.
  2. It is advised to use genuine ink cartridge to get rid of printing issues.
  3. You can purchase the cartridges from the manufacturer’s store.
  4. Ensure your Brother MFC-J497DW printer and computer are linked to the same network of a router or access point.
  5. Also, check the power connection of the printer.
  6. Do not make the power connection using a surge protector as it may cause power fluctuations.
  7. If the Brother MFC-J497DW setup printer not printing problem persists, contact our technical support team.
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