Brother MFC-J805DW Setup Guidance

  • Remove the packing cover of the Brother MFC-J805DW printer box.
  • Unseal the box and open it.
  • You can find the Brother MFC-J805DW printer and its components inside the "box".
  • Note: The components include the starter ink cartridges (Black, Yellow, Magenta, Cyan), installation CD, telephone line cord, and quick setup guide.
  • "Pull" the paper tray and take it out of the Brother MFC-J805DW machine.
  • Unpack the power cord provided in the printer box and connect it to the printer and power supply. Power up the printer by using its power key.
  • "Unpack" the starter ink cartridges and insert them into the respective slots of the Brother MFC-J805DW setup.
  • Configure the settings on the control panel of the Brother machine.
  • Set up the software for the Brother MFC-J805DW machine.
  • "Connect" your printer to your computer.
Brother MFC-J805DW Setup

Brother MFC-J805DW Driver & Installation

Download and install the software for the Brother MFC-J805DW machine afters setting up its hardware. The procedure for the hardware setup is provided in the previous topic.

Click the Driver Download button present below to download & launch the software for the printer on your Windows computer or laptop.

Driver for MFC-J805DW Windows

Use the below given button to computerize the Brother MFC-J805DW printer software on your Mac device.

Driver for Brother MFC-J805DW

Brother MFC-J805DW Manual Download

Are you finding solutions for printer issues or guidelines to set up the Brother machine? Make use of the printer’s manual to avail complete solutions and setup procedure for the Brother MFC-J805DW setup. Click the Manual Download button below to computerize the printer manual for free.

Manual for Brother MFC-J805DW Printer

How to Refill Brother MFC-J805DW Ink Cartridge?

  • It is impossible to refill the ink cartridges of the Brother MFC-J805DW printer. Instead, you can replace the cartridges with a new set.
  • Open the access cover of the ink cartridge at the front of the machine.
  • Press the lock lever of the cartridge which you need to replace.
  • Remove the cartridge from the Brother MFC-J805DW setup.
  • Unpack a new ink cartridge which is purchased to replace the old one.
  • It is advised to use genuine ink cartridges which can be purchased from the manufacturer’s store.
  • Insert the cartridge into the respective port of the Brother MFC-J805DW printer.
  • Make use of the arrow mark on the cartridge to place it correctly.
  • After inserting the cartridge, close its access cover.
  • Proceed with the prompts on the printer’s panel and complete the ink cartridge replacement process of the Brother MFC-J805DW Setup.

Brother MFC-J805DW Wireless Setup Guidance

  • Tap the Settings icon or button on the front panel of the Brother MFC-J805DW Printer.
  • View the Network option by pressing the arrow keys randomly.
  • Press OK to select the option.
  • Find the WLAN option by using the directional keys and press OK.
  • Tap the right arrow button when the Enable WLAN? message displays on the screen.
  • Press the WPS button on your router or access point when the printer prompts.
  • The Connected message on the printer’s panel indicates that the wireless setup is executed successfully.

Brother MfC-J805DW Wifi-Direct Guidance

  • Refer to the following steps to execute the Wi-Fi Direct Network manually on your Brother MFC-J805DW setup.
  • Tap the Settings icon or button on the control panel of the Brother machine.
  • Tap the arrow keys randomly to view the Network option and tap OK to select it.
  • Choose the Wi-Fi Direct option and select Manual.
  • Now the panel of the Brother MFC-J805DW printer displays an SSID name & passkey.
  • Enable the Wi-Fi option on your mobile and choose the SSID that appears on the screen.
  • Provide the passkey that displays on the printer’s panel.
  • Follow the guidelines on the display and complete the wireless setup.

How to Scan on Brother MFC-J805DW Printer?

  • Keep your original document for executing the scan function on the scanner glass or in the document feeder of the Brother MFC-J805DW printer.
  • Select the Scan icon on the front panel of the machine.
  • Select the To PC option and select To Image.
  • Tap the Black Start or Color Start button to begin the scan function.
  • For more guidelines to execute the scan function of the Brother MFC-J805DW setup, call our well-qualified technical experts.

Guide: Brother MFC-J805DW Print Envelope

  • Firstly, load the envelope for printing in the paper tray of the Brother MFC-J805DW printer.
  • Send the print data for printing to the Brother machine.
  • Change the print configurations as you desire and begin the print function.
  • For more information regarding the printing process of the Brother MFC-J805DW setup, call our technical support team.

Brother MFC-J805DW Duplex Printing Guidance

  • Open the print command window by using the Brother MFC-J805DW printer software on your computer.
  • Select the Printing Properties or Preferences button.
  • Now the Printer Driver window displays on the screen.
  • Go to the Basic tab and select the Orientation field.
  • Choose the Portrait or Landscape option to configure the print settings.
  • Click on the 2-Sided/Booklet drop-down list, choose 2-Sided.
  • Tap the 2-Sided Settings button.
  • Configure the 2-Sided printing settings and tick the checkbox near Binding Offset.
  • Tap OK to open the Printer Driver window.
  • Change the other print settings if needed and begin the duplex printing process.

Brother MFC-J805DW Printer USB Cord

  • The USB cord is used to connect the Brother MFC-J805DW setup and computer.
  • Refer to the following steps to connect your Brother machine to a Mac computer or laptop.
  • Click the Finder menu on the display of your Mac device.
  • Select Go --> Applications --> Brother.
  • Double-click the Remote Setup icon.
  • Change the settings on the screen if needed.
  • Tap OK and complete the USB setup.

Brother MFC-J805DW Setup Troubleshooting

Solve any issues with the Brother MFC-J805DW printer by availing guidance from our technical support team. Also, find some solutions for the common printer issues in the following topics.

Solved: Brother MFC-J805DW not Printing Guidance

  • Ensure that the Brother MFC-j805DW printer’s paper tray is loaded with compatible sheets.
  • Also, check if the ink cartridges are inserted into the respective slots.
  • Examine the connection between your Brother machine and computer.
  • For more solutions for the Brother MFC-j805DW setup not printing issue, call our well-qualified techies.

Solved: Brother MFC-J805DW Duplex Printing not Working

  • Examine if the duplex print settings are configured correctly.
  • Check the link between your Brother printer and computer.
  • To avail more guidance to fix the duplex printing issue, call our technical experts.

Fixed: Brother MFC-J805DW Paper Jam

  • Check for jammed sheets inside and outside the Brother MFC-J805DW machine.
  • Remove all the printer parts and examine if there are any paper jams inside the printer.
  • Re-fix all the printer components and check if the paper jam problem is solved.
  • To avail more solutions to fix the paper jam problem with the Brother MFC-J805DW setup, call our technical support team.

Fixed: Brother MFC-J805DW Offline

  • Check the connection between your Brother MFC-J805DW setup and computer.
  • Also, examine the power connection of the machine.
  • Do not connect the AC power cable by using a surge protector as it may produce power fluctuations.
  • If you find it difficult to fix the Brother MFC-J805DW printer offline problem, call our technical support team.

Solved: Brother MFC-J805DW Printer is not Connected

  • Examine the link between your Brother MFC-J805DW setup and computer. For more guidance to fix the printer not connected issue, reach our well-qualified experts.
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