The Brother MFC-L2690DW printer is best in delivering high-quality print output. This printer supports all the three interfaces, namely USB, Ethernet, and wireless. The easy steps for Brother MFC-L2690DW setup are given below.
Unbox the printer package and take out the printer along with other accessories mentioned below.
Brother MFC-L2690DW printer
Drum unit and toner cartridge
Telephone Line Cord
Brother Installation Disc
Quick Setup and Product Safety Guide
Remove all the packing tapes present inside and outside of the printer.
Unpack the drum unit and toner cartridge.
Open the front cover of your printer and insert the toner cartridge into the printer.
Now, take the paper tray completely out of the printer.
Adjust the paper guides, load a stack of plain paper, re-adjust the paper guides, and insert the tray back into the printer.
Connect your printer into an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord and turn the printer ON.
Set the basic printer preferences as per your desire.
If you wish to use your Brother printer for the Fax operation, then connect the telephone line cord into the printer now.
Set the fax preferences by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
Your Brother MFC-L2690DW setup has been completed.
For Desktop or laptop users: Install the Brother MFC-L2690DW printer driver on your computer using the installation disc or the downloaded driver file. Make sure to select the connection type correctly when prompted during the driver installation. You can set up the printer over a wireless, wired, or USB connection. Once you complete the driver installation process, perform a test print.
For Mobile users: You can use the Brother iPrint & Scan application, the Mopria Print Server app, or the AirPrint feature to connect the printer to your mobile device.
Contact us if you need remote assistance on the same.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Driver Download
Click the Driver Download button provided on this page.
As soon as you click it, the driver files available for your current OS type will start to download.
Alternatively, visit the official Brother support page and download the required printer driver package.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Manual Download
Click the Manual Download button given below.
Now, a soft copy of your Brother MFC-L2690DW setup’s user guide will start to download.
Like the printer driver, you can download the manual as well from the printer’s official support page.
Install Brother MFC-L2690DW Driver
You can install your Brother MFC-L2690DW printer driver on the computer, either using the installation disc or the downloaded driver file.
Open the printer driver file on your computer.
Carry out the instructions displayed on the screen.
Select the connection type correctly when prompted.
Choose other preferences as per your desire.
Once you complete the driver installation, try to perform a test print to check if you have installed the print driver correctly.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Wireless Setup
USING WI-FI PROTECTED SETUP (WPS)
To perform this method, you need a router or access point that supports WPS.
Turn on your Brother MFC-L2690DW setup and the router or access point.
Connect your computer to the same network to which the printer is to be connected.
Now, on the printer’s control panel, press the Menu button.
Select Network > WLAN > WPS.
When you see the Start WPS on your wireless router or access point message on your printer LCD, press the WPS button on your router.
Once your printer has been connected to the network, the Connected message will be displayed on the printer screen.
On your computer, open the printer driver.
Follow the on-screen guidelines.
Choose the Wi-Fi option as the connection type when prompted.
Once you complete the driver installation process successfully, try to perform a test print.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Toner Replacement
Get a new toner cartridge from the printer’s official site or a trusted online store.
Turn on your Brother printer.
Open the front cover of the printer.
Slowly, take out the used toner cartridge from the printer.
Unpack the new toner cartridge and insert it into the printer.
Make sure to insert the toner cartridge properly.
Close the front cover of the printer.
Perform a test print to check the cartridge quality.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Double-Side Scan
Brother MFC-L2690DW setup does not support the automatic 2-sided or double-sided scan feature. If you want to scan both the sides of a document, then you have to perform it manually.
To perform the double-sided scan operation manually, follow the instructions given below.
First, connect your Brother printer and the computer.
Open the scanner cover and place the first page of the document facing down on the scanner glass.
Press the SCAN button.
Set other scan preferences as per your desire.
Finally, press the OK button.
Once your printer scans the first page of the document, open the scanner cover and load the second page of the document.
Similarly, scan all the pages of the document.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Double-Side Print
Turn on your Brother printer and the computer.
Check if you have installed the printer driver on your computer.
Open the document you want to print.
Click the File menu followed by Print.
Select your Brother printer in the Print dialog box.
Click the Printing properties or preferences button.
Now, a dialog box titled Printing Preferences or Printing Properties will open.
Click the Basic tab.
Select the 2-sided option from the given drop-down menu.
Set other print preferences as per your needs.
Finally, click the OK button.
Now, your Brother printer will start to print the selected document.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Firmware Update
You can download the latest firmware file for your Brother MFC-L2690DW setup from its support page.
Before you update your printer firmware, check its current version.
To do so, turn your Brother printer ON.
Press the Menu button.
Using the arrow buttons, select the following options: Machine Info > Version and press the OK button.
Now, your printer’s current firmware version will be displayed on the printer screen.
Press the Stop/Exit button.
Now, go to your Brother printer’s support page.
Click the Downloads tab.
Select your OS type from the drop-down menu.
If the latest firmware is available, then it will be displayed on the screen.
Select the latest firmware file and click the Download button.
Once the latest firmware file is downloaded, open and install it on your computer.
Perform the prompts as displayed on the screen.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Setup Troubleshooting
In the section below, you can find quick solutions to solve the Brother printer’s common issues like Printer Offline and paper jam. If you need remote assistance on the same or any other printer issues, then contact us.
Brother MFC-L2690DW Offline Guidance
Initially, make sure that your Brother printer is turned ON and it is in the ready state.
If not, turn the printer ON and check if the issue is resolved.
If your printer remains turned OFF, then check if the power cable is connected securely.
Make sure that you are not using a damaged power cord.
If the power cord is damaged, then replace it with a new one.
Restart your printer and computer once.
Check if your Brother MFC-L2690DW setup and the computer are connected to the same network.
Make sure that the Use Printer Offline option is not selected on your Windows computer.
To check it, go to the Devices and Printers section.
Select and right-click on your Brother printer name.
De-select the Use Printer Offline option if it is selected.
Now, check if the Printer Offline issue is resolved.
If not, check if you have installed the correct printer driver on your computer.
If you have installed the wrong or incompatible printer driver file on your computer, then uninstall and reinstall the correct one.
Steps: Brother MFC-L2690DW Factory Reset
Turn your Brother MFC-L2690DW printer ON.
Press the Menu button.
Select the Initial Setup option followed by Reset.
Now, you will be prompted to select the reset option.
Choose the Reset the Machine option.
Now, you can see the message Reboot OK? on your printer screen.
Select the Reboot the machine option.
Wait for the reset process to complete on your printer.
Once the reset process has been completed, the printer will reboot automatically.
Fixed: Brother MFC-L2690DW Paper Jam Error
The Paper jam issue is a common problem encountered by most of the printer users.
Usually, paper jams occur in the following locations of the Brother MFC-L2690DW printer:
Output paper tray
Back of the printer
Inside the printer
The only way to resolve the error Paper jam is to remove the jammed paper from the printer.
To do so, find the jammed location first.
Once you identify the location, remove the jammed paper from it.
For example, if the paper is jammed in the paper tray of your Brother printer, take out the tray completely.
Pull the jammed paper out of the printer.
Check if any paper piece is stuck in the tray. If yes, remove it.
Re-insert a stack of paper in the tray.
Place the paper tray back into the printer.
Check if the Paper jam error is resolved.
If not, check for jammed paper in the other parts of the Brother MFC-L2690DW setup and clear them.
Once you have removed the jammed paper from the printer, the error Paper jam will be cleared.