Brother MFC-J5845DW Setup Guidance

  • Prefer a clean surface on your desk and place the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer on it.
  • Remove all the protective and packing components from the printer.
  • "Load" a bunch of sheet in the input tray of the machine.
  • Plug one end of the power cable to the printer and the other end to an electrical outlet directly.
  • Unpack the starter ink cartridges provided in the printer package and insert into their slots in the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer.
  • "Power up" the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup by force pressing its power button.
  • Configure your preferences on the front panel of the machine.
  • Once you set the hardware of the machine, install its software.
  • Set up the connection between your Brother MFC-J5845DW printer and computer.
Brother MFC-J5845DW setup

Brother MFC-J5845DW Driver Download

The driver is the main factor which is used to execute the functions of the Brother MFC-J5845DW machine from your computer or laptop.

If you use the Windows operating system, give a click on the below given button to computerize the Brother MFC-j5845DW printer software.

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Mac users can use the button below to download the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer software.

mfc-j5845dw Mac Driver Download

Brother MFC-J5845DW Manual Download

The manual has the guidelines to set up the hardware and software for the Brother MFC-j5845DW printer. It also has solutions to fix any problems with the Brother machine.

Brother mfc-j5845dw User Manual download

Brother MFC-J5845DW Driver Installation Guidance

The process for installing the driver differs based on the OS version of your computer or laptop. Double-click the Brother MFC-J5845DW driver file, follow the prompts and complete the installation process.

How to Connect Brother MFC-J5845DW Printer to Wifi?

  • Begin the process by noting down the network name & passkey of the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup.
  • Turn on the router by using its power button.
  • Enable the wireless feature on your printer.
  • Choose the noted network name and specify its password.
  • Follow the prompts on the display and connect the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer to the network of your router.

Guide: How to Connect to MFC-J5845DW with Wi-Fi Direct

  • There are two methods in the Wi-Fi Direct feature. They are the One-Push and PIN method.
  • Proceed with the following steps to configure the Wi-Fi Direct feature by the One-Push method.
  • You can find the Settings icon on the Basic screen of the printer’s panel.
  • Tap the icon and select the All Settings option.
  • Go to Network --> Wi-Fi Direct --> Push Button.
  • Enable the Wi-Fi Direct feature on your mobile or computer to which you need to connect the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup.
  • Tap OK on the machine’s control panel.
  • The Connected message appears on the screen once the connection is set up successfully.

How to Load Letter Paper into the Brother MFC-J5845DW?

  • Close the paper support & its flap if opened.
  • Extend the paper tray and remove it from the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup.
  • Take a stack of letter paper and place in the paper tray.
  • Fix the paper by sliding the paper width guides.

Note: The letter paper should be placed with their print side facing down.

  • Make sure that the paper guides touch the ends of the paper.
  • Also, check if the paper is placed below the maximum paper mark.
  • Re-fix the paper tray into the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer.
  • Pull the paper support to its maximum position.
  • Configure the paper size on the control panel of the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup.

Brother MFC-J5845DW Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Fix the problems with the Brother MFC-J5845DW by using the solutions provided in the following topics. You can also reach our technical experts by contacting them.

Fixed: Brother MFC-J5845DW Printer Offline Guide

  • Solve the offline issue with the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer by using the solutions below.
  • Inspect the power connection of the Brother machine.
  • Verify if the power cable is connected to the power ports of the Brother MFC-j5845DW Setup and power supply directly.
  • Make sure that the Use Printer Offline option is disabled in the Devices and Printers option.

Guide: Unable to Clean Brother MFC-J5845DW Setup

  • Raise the scanner access door at the front of the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer.
  • Check for ripped papers on the scanner glass and clean them.
  • Hold the X marked button on the panel of the printer for 5 seconds.
  • Now the print head slides to its position.
  • Check for jammed sheets inside the printer and remove them.
  • Open the back cover of the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer and clear the paper jams if any.

Guide: Unable to print MFCJ5845DW

  • Make sure that the input tray of the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer is loaded with compatible sheets.
  • Check the print settings using the software for the Brother machine.
  • Also, examine the connection between the devices.
  • For more solutions to fix the print issue with the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup, call our technical experts.

Solved: Brother MFC-J5845DW Paper Jam Error

  • Ensure if the Brother MFC-J5845DW printer’s paper support is fixed correctly.
  • Check for any dust or foreign particles on the paper pick-up rollers and clean them.
  • Inspect all the components of the printer for paper jams and fix them.
  • Proceed with the following steps to clean the paper pick-up rollers of the Brother MFC-J5845DW setup.
  • Disconnect the power cable of the Brother machine.
  • It is mandatory to close the paper support & its flap.
  • Draw the paper support to its maximum extent.
  • Raise the paper support.
  • Wipe the paper pick-up rollers with a soft cotton-swab moistened in glass cleaner or distilled water.
  • Leave the roller to dry for a few minutes.
  • Re-fix the paper support. Also, close the paper tray.
  • Reconnect the AC power cable of the Brother MFC-j5845DW setup and solve the paper jam issue.
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