Brother MFC-J885DW Setup Support

The Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer is an affordable device. This printer delivers documents and image with high-quality. Find simple and quick guidelines on this page to avail complete instructions to configure the hardware & software of the Brother MFC-J885DW machine. Even our technical experts assist you in setting up your Brother printer. You can also avail the current version of the Brother machine software from this site for free.

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How to Install Brother MFC-J885DW?

Uncrate the Brother MFC-J885DW printer carton and check the components

  • Hope you have bought the Brother MFC-J885DW printer carton from the manufacturer’s store without any damage.
  • Open the box and find the Brother MFC-J885DW printer and its components in it.
  • The components are the ink cartridges, CD-ROM, manual (hardcopy), AC power cord, and telephone line cable.
  • Look for a clean, flat surface and place your printer on it.
  • Extend the paper tray of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer to its maximum limit.
  • Raise the door of the output tray.
  • Fan a bunch of suitable sheets and place them in the paper tray.
  • Close the door of the output tray.
  • Push the paper tray into the Brother MFC J885DW printer.
  • Extend the paper support and unfold its flap.
  • Connect the telephone line cord to their ports if needed.
  • Find the power cable provided in the Brother MFC-J885DW printer carton.
  • Plug one terminal of the cable to the printer and the other terminal to an electrical wall outlet directly.
  • Open the door of the cartridge and locate an orange-colored protective material.
  • Remove the material from the Brother MFC-J885DW printer.
  • Take the new ink cartridge provided in the printer box and unpack it.
  • Insert the cartridge into the corresponding slots of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup machine.
  • Launch the software of the Brother machine and connect your printer to the computer or laptop.

Brother MFC-J885DW Driver & Manual Download

The driver for the Brother MFC-J885DW machine lets you enjoy all the operations of the printer. Make a click on the Driver Download button provided on this site to launch the software of the printer on your computer. Also, download the manual (softcopy) of the Brother MFC-J885DW printer using the Manual Download button on this site.

Brother MFC-J885DW Driver For Windows & Mac

The software for the Brother MFC-J885DW printer to be downloaded on the Windows and Mac system are offered on this website.

Brother MFC-J885DW Wireless Setup

Refer to the following topic to set up the wireless connection on the Brother MFC-J885DW printer.

How to Connect Brother MFC-J885DW Printer to Wifi?

  • Power up your router and verify if it is providing an active internet connection.
  • Find the Settings icon on the touchscreen of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer and tap it.
  • Select All Settings --> Network --> WLAN --> WPS / AOSS.
  • Tap Yes when the Switch Network Interface To Wireless? or Enable WLAN? message displays on the screen.
  • Tap the WPS or AOSS button on your router.
  • Provide the password of the network when the system prompts.
  • Once the connection is done, the touchscreen displays Connected.

How to Change Ink Cartridge Brother MFC-J885DW?

  • Open the door of the ink cartridge which you need to replace at the right of the Brother MFC-J885DW printer.
  • Gently press the lock release lever and take the cartridge out of the Brother MFC-J885DW machine.
  • Remove the cover of a new ink cartridge.
  • Twist the green-colored release lever present on the orange-colored packing material counterclockwise until the vacuum seal releases by itself.
  • Take the orange-colored protective material from the cartridge.
  • Fix the cartridge into its slot. Gently press it until it produces a click sound.
  • Now the Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer resets the ink dot counter by itself.

How to Print Envelopes On Brother MFC-J885DW?

  • Load envelope for printing in the paper tray of the Brother MFC-J885DW machine.
  • Ascertain that the machine and your computer are connected either by using a wired or wireless connection.
  • Open a word application on your computer.
  • Type the content to be printed on the envelope.
  • Locate the Print option and click it.
  • Change the settings if necessary.
  • Finally, tap the Print button and initiate to print the envelope.

How to Scan On Brother MFC-J885DW?

  • Locate the scanner glass of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer and place your document or image on it for scanning.
  • Find the Scan option on the touchscreen of the printer and tap it.
  • Select To File.
  • Highlight the name of your computer which is connected to the Brother MFC-J885DW machine.
  • Use the Scan Settings option and change the scan configurations, if needed.
  • Tap OK and tap the Start button to scan the loaded document or image.

Brother MFC-J885DW Fax Setup

  • Prefer the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) or scanner glass of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup machine to load the document for faxing.
  • Locate the Fax button and tap it.
  • Enter the fax number of your recipient.
  • Set the desired fax configurations and tap OK.
  • Tap the Fax Start button to begin the fax process.
  • If you have placed the document on the scanner glass of the machine, the printer faxes the document by itself.
  • If you have loaded the document in ADF, follow the instructions on the touchscreen to execute the fax function.

Brother MFC-J885DW Firmware Update

  • Ascertain that the Brother MFC-J885DW machine is powered up to execute the firmware update.
  • Tap the Settings icon on the touchscreen of the Brother MFC-J885DW printer.
  • Choose All Settings --> Machine Info.
  • You can use the arrow buttons to choose the options.
  • Find the Firmware Update option and select it.
  • Finally, tap the Home button.
  • The Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer updates by itself.

Brother MFC-J885DW Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting the Brother MFC-J885DW printer issues is not brain surgery. Is your printer causing any problem? Do not worry, our well-qualified technical experts are here to fix any issues with the printer. Make a call and solve your printer issues quickly and easily.

Brother MFC-J885DW Won't Scan

  • It is mandatory to check if the Brother MFC-J885DW printer is powered on.
  • Also, check if there is no error appear on the screen.
  • Examine the link between your Brother MFC-J885DW printer and computer.
  • If you are using a USB or Ethernet cable to connect the Brother MFC-J885DW setup machine and computer, ensure that the cable is plugged to the corresponding ports.
  • For the wireless connection, verify if the devices are connected to the similar network of a router which provides an active internet connection.
  • Check if the scanner of the machine is working properly.

Brother MFC-J885DW Offline

  • The main reason behind the offline issue of the Brother MFC-J885DW printer is due to a poor connection between the devices.
  • So, you have to check the connection between the devices.
  • Ensure that the settings of the Brother MFC-J885DW printer are set as default.
  • Check if the status of the printer is online.
  • For more solutions to Brother MFC-J885DW printer offline problem, call our technical experts.

Brother MFC-J885DW Not Printing

  • Make sure that the cartridges of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup printer are functioning properly.
  • Examine the print settings in the software for the Brother machine.
  • Remove all the printer related software on your computer.
  • Also, delete all the temporary files.
  • Download and install the recent version of the full feature software for the Brother MFC-J885DW printer on your computer.
  • Examine if the paper tray of the Brother printer is loaded with suitable sheets.

Brother MFC-J885DW Cannot Detect Ink

  • Open the cover of the ink cartridge present at the right of the Brother MFC-J885DW setup machine.
  • Remove the cartridge which you need to replace by using the release lever.
  • If you find any damage on the cartridge, replace it with a new one.
  • It is recommended to buy a new cartridge which is compatible with the model of your printer.
  • Unpack the purchased new cartridge and insert into its slot.
  • Close the access door.
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