Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup Unboxing Guidance

  • Open the "Brother MFC-L2740DW printer" carton.
  • Remove the Brother machine and its components from the box.
  • "Make" your desk even more beautiful by placing the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup on it.
  • "Take off" the packing materials from the Brother machine.
  • Pull the paper tray and load the print media for printing.
  • Plug the power cable of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer to an electrical wall outlet directly.
  • Do not connect the cable to a surge protector as it may cause power fluctuations.
  • Turn on the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer by using its power key.
  • Set up the printer software.
  • Connect the printer to your computer and complete the unboxing setup.
Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup

Brother MFC-L2740DW Driver Download

The driver of the "Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup" is used to execute it functions from your computer or laptop. Use the Driver Download buttons below to computerize the printer software on your computer.

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Brother MFC-L2740DW User Manual Download

Find simple and easy guidelines in the manual to set up the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer and perform its functions. Make a click on the Manual Download button below to computerize the manual (soft copy) for the printer on your computer.

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Brother MFC-L2740DW Driver Installation Guidance

Begin the installation process after downloading the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup software. Double-click the Driver file and begin the installation process. Follow the instructions on the display and install the printer software.

How to Replace Drum Unit on Brother MFC-L2740DW?

  • Is your Brother MFC-L2740DW printer ease in the ready state to execute the drum unit replacement process? If yes, proceed with the steps below.
  • Firstly, open the access cover at the front of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • You can find the drum unit with a toner cartridge inside the printer.
  • Take out the drum unit from the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • The green colored lock lever helps to remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Have you purchased a new drum unit to replace the old one? If so, take the drum unit and unpack it.
  • Do not fail to remove the protective cover from the drum unit.
  • Now fix the removed toner cartridge into the new drum unit.
  • Place the drum unit into its place inside the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup.
  • Close the access cover and start enjoying the printer functions with the new drum unit.

How to Replace Toner Cartridge on Brother MFC-L2740DW?

  • Begin the toner cartridge replacement process by powering up the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • Pull the access cover of the machine.
  • Take out the toner cartridge & drum unit assembly from the printer.
  • Use the green-colored lock lever and take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • You would have purchased a new cartridge from the manufacturer’s store to replace the old one.
  • Unpack the new cartridge and remove its protective cover.
  • Fix the toner cartridge into the drum unit until it produces a click sound.
  • Clean the wire of the drum unit.
  • Install the drum unit into the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup and complete the toner replacement process.

Guide: Brother MFC-L2740Dw Printer Adding a Chromebook

  • Know the SSID and network name of your router.
  • Check if the router is working properly.
  • Make sure that the time & date settings of the printer are configured correctly.
  • Ensure that you have an account on Google.
  • If you do not have a Google account, create a new one.
  • Now press the Menu key on the control panel of the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup.
  • Tap the down arrow until the Network option appears on the display. Press OK.
  • Use the arrow key to select the WLAN option and tap OK.
  • Select the Setup Wizard option in the same way as explained previously.
  • Select the SSID of your router and press OK.
  • Provide the password of the network by using the keypad of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer. Tap OK.
  • Use the directional key to select Yes.
  • Now the printer connects to the network of the router.
  • Open the Chrome browser on your computer and go to the Menu icon.
  • Select the Settings option. Click the Sign In To Chrome button. Provide the email and password of your Gmail account and click Next.
  • Go to the Setting menu and click Show Advanced Settings option.
  • Scroll down and click the Manage button under the Google Cloud Print heading.
  • Click the Register button near the name of your printer under the New Devices heading.

Note: If you have registered your printer previously, you can find the printer name under the My Devices heading.

  • Tap the Register button again to confirm the process.
  • When the display of your printer prompts regarding the confirmation of the Google Cloud Print registration, tap OK.

Guide: Brother MFC-L2740DW Printer Adding a Computer

  • Hope you have a router and it is functioning properly.
  • Click on the driver installer file on your Mac system.
  • Tap the Open button in the pop-up screen.
  • In the Usage Information screen, tap Next.
  • Select Wireless Network Connection.
  • Verify your network name and tap Next.
  • Wait until the Mac device completes the process.
  • Choose the name of your printer.
  • Now tap the Wi-Fi button on the panel of your Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup.
  • Press the Up arrow button to confirm the Wi-Fi setup.
  • Now the Brother machine retrieves the network configurations.
  • Follow the prompts on the display of your Mac device.
  • Tap the Menu button on the front panel of the machine.
  • Press the down arrow until the Network option displays on the screen. Tap OK.
  • Enable the WLAN option and connect your printer to the network of your router.
  • Tap Next on the display of your computer.
  • Follow the instructions when the driver installer window opens.

Note: When the system prompts for the Administrator name and password of your Mac device, provide it.Once the installation is completed, click the Add Printer button.

  • Select your printer name in the list and tap Add.

Note: Download the iPrint & Scan app when the system prompts.

How to Print Envelopes with Brother MFC-L2740DW?

  • Load one envelope for printing in the manual feed slot of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • Open the access cover present at the back of the printer.
  • Gently pull the green-colored levers. Pull one lever to the right and the other to the left.
  • Open the manual feed slot door.
  • Adjust the manual feed slot guides according to the width of the envelope you desire to load.
  • Gently push one envelope into the manual feed slot of the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup.
  • Keep pushing the paper until its top edge touches the paper rollers.
  • Open the printer application on your computer.
  • Choose the name of your machine.
  • Go to Properties or Preferences and configure the Paper Size, Media Type, and more.
  • Set other configurations and tap OK.
  • Finally, press the Print button and start printing the envelope.
  • After completing the printing process, re-fix the green levers to their actual position.

Guide: Brother MFC-L2740DW Scan Function

  • Utilize the scanner glass or ADF of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer to load your document to execute the scan function.
  • If you use the scanner glass for loading your document, make sure that the print side of the document is facing down. For ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), the
  • print side of the document should face up.
  • Enable the Scan function by using a related option on the control panel of the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup.
  • Use the directional keys to view the Scan mode icon.
  • Select the To File option.
  • Choose the name of your computer.
  • Click Options to change the scan settings.
  • To start the scan function with the default settings, tap Start.
  • The Scan configurations are the File Type, Scan Settings, Resolution, Scan Size, Remove Background Color, and 2-Sided Scan.
  • Tap OK after changing the settings and press Start.

How to Check Brother MFC-L2740DW Scan Connection?

  • If you use a USB cable to connect your Brother MFC-L2740DW printer and computer, ensure that the cord is plugged to the respective ports of the devices. Do not use a USB hub station to connect the USB cable.
  • When you use a LAN cable, make sure that the cord is properly connected to your printer, computer, and router.
  • Also, you have to check if the router is functioning properly.
  • Check the network strength of the router.
  • For more information regarding the scan check connection of the Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup, call our technical experts.

How to Connect Brother MFC-L2740DW Printer to Wifi?

  • Enable the wireless feature using a related option on the control panel of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • Specify the network name and passkey of your router when the display of the printer prompts.

Brother MFC-L2740DW Setup Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot the problems with your Brother MFC-L2740DW printer by availing simple and quick solutions from our technical experts. Call our technical support team for easy solutions. You can also avail solutions for some general issues of the Brother MFC-L2740DW setup in the following topics.

How to fix Brother MFC-L2740DW Driver not Installing Issue?

  • Make sure that you have downloaded the current version of the full feature printer software on your computer.
  • Also, ensure that the Brother MFC-L2740DW setup software is compatible with the OS version of your computer or laptop.
  • Delete the software on your computer.
  • Also, remove all the printer related files.
  • Download the original version of the printer software.

Note: You can avail the software for the Brother MFC-L2740DW machine from this page for free.

Guide: Brother MFC-L2740DW Printer Offline

  • The Offline issue with the Brother MFC-L2740DW setup occurs due to an improper connection between your printer and computer.
  • The issue may also occur because of the poor power connection.
  • Make sure that the AC power cord of the printer is connected properly.
  • The power cable of the printer should be connected to an electrical outlet directly.
  • Surge protectors should not be used to execute the power connection as it may cause power fluctuations.
  • If you are utilizing a router for executing the connection between the devices, ensure that the router is working correctly.
  • For more solutions to troubleshoot the offline issue, reach our technical experts.

Guide: Brother MFC-L2740DW Paper Jam

  • Open the door of the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).
  • Check for any jammed papers and remove them.
  • Close the door.
  • Pull the paper tray and clear jammed sheets if any.
  • Also, check other parts of the printer for paper jams and remove them.
  • Re-fix the removed components and check if the paper jam issue is solved.
  • For more solutions to troubleshoot the paper jam issue, reach our technical experts.

How to Reset Brother MFC-L2740DW Toner?

  • It is mandatory to reset the toner cartridge of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer after replacing it.
  • Open the access cover at the front of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • Hold the # button for 5 seconds.
  • Choose the name of the toner you have installed in the Brother MFC-l2740DW setup.
  • Tap Yes to begin the reset process.
  • Close the door which you have opened previously.

How to Reset Drum on Brother MFC-L2740DW?

  • Begin the drum reset process by turning on the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • Tap the cross button on the panel of the machine.
  • Touch Settings --> All Settings --> Machine Info. --> Parts Life.
  • Hold the # button until the message on the LCD changes.
  • Select Drum --> Yes.
  • For more guidance to reset the drum unit of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer, call our technical experts.

Solved: Brother MFC-L2740Dw Scanner not Working Issue

  • Ensure that the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer is turned on.
  • Check the connection between your Brother MFC-L2740DW printer and computer.
  • Examine if the scanner glass of the Brother machine is working properly. Also, verify the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) of the Brother MFC-L2740DW printer.
  • Verify the IP address of your Brother machine.
  • Examine the firewall configurations on your computer.
  • Remove the Brother MFC-L2740DW setup software.
  • Download the original version of the full feature printer software that is compatible with the OS version of your computer or laptop.
  • Check the scan settings on your computer.
  • Try to solve the issue by using separate scanner software of the printer.
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