Quick Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup

The running cost of the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup is less when compared to other models. This printer delivers document and images quickly. Set up the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer’s hardware & software using the guidelines provided on this page. You can also avail more guidance to configure your printer from our techies by contacting them.

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How to Install Brother MFC-L5700DW

  1. Are you finding guidelines to set up your printer.
  2. Here we provide step by step procedure to configure the hardware and software of the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer.
  3. Open the box and find the printer components in it.
  4. The printer components are the drum unit with toner cartridge, AC power cable, telephone line cable, software CD, telephone line cable adapter, and user guide (hardcopy).
  5. Take all the printer components from the printer and place them on a clean surface.
  6. Take out your Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer from the box and keep it on the desired place in your home or office.
  7. Locate the packing materials inside & outside the printer and remove them.
  8. Remove the drum unit with toner cartridge from the printer.
  1. Take out the cartridge from the drum unit.
  2. You can locate an orange-colored packing material on the cartridge.
  3. Remove the material and fix the cartridge back into the printer.
  4. Insert the drum unit with a toner cartridge into the printer.
  5. Take a bunch of sheet and tap on an even surface.
  6. Extend the tray and keep the sheets in it.
  7. Plug one end of the AC power cord to the printer and the other end to an electricity outlet directly.
  8. Press the power button on the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer to power it up.
  9. Follow the prompts on the display of the Brother machine.
  10. Thus the hardware setup of the printer is executed successfully.
  11. Configure the printer software and complete the entire Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup machine setup.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Driver Download

The driver Brother MFC-L5700DW machine helps your computer to interact with your printer. There are two types of printer drivers. They are the basic and full feature printer software. The basic software is used to enjoy one particular function of the printer. The size of the basic software is less when compared to other drivers. The full feature software lets you enjoy all the operations of the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer. We offer the printer software on this site for free.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Driver Windows

The downloading procedure of the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer driver does not vary based on the OS of a computer or laptop. There are many ways to download the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer software. You can download from the manufacturer’s site or the Driver Download button offered on this site.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Driver Mac

We provide separate Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer software that is compatible with your Mac device. You can also computerize the software by using the Apple Software Update tool provided in the OS of your system. The Apple Software Update is a default tool on your system which lets you install the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer software.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Wireless Setup

Firstly, gather the requirements to perform the wireless setup.


  • Network name (SSID) and password of the router to which you need to connect your Brother machine.
  • Note the passkey carefully as it includes case sensitive characters.

Step 1: Configure the wireless setup on your Brother machine

  • On the home screen of the printer, tap the Wireless icon at the top right corner.
  • Select the Network tile.
  • Select WLAN --> Setup Wizard.
  • Press Yes when WLAN Enable? appears on the screen.
  • Relax until Please Wait disappears.
  • Now choose the network name (SSID) of your router. Press OK.

Note: If the network name does not display on the screen, add the name manually.

  • Specify the passkey of the network when the machine prompts.

Step 2: Wireless setup on your computer

  • Install the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer software on your computer.
  • Locate the driver installer file and double-click on it to start the installation.
  • Set your language. Click Next.
  • Click the checkbox in the License Agreement screen and tap Next.
  • Select the Connection Type on the left pane and click the radio button next to Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi).
  • Click Next.
  • Find your machine name and select it.
  • Install Paper Port using the Install button.
  • Carry on with the instructions on the screen by using the Next button.
  • Register your printer and tap Finish to complete the wireless setup.

How to Reset Toner on Brother MFC-L5700DW

Begin the toner reset process by raising the access cover found at the front of the printer.Find the Clear or Back key on the printer and tap it.Tap * --> 0 --> 0 --> OK.Tap the arrow keys until the Drum Replacement menu highlights.Tap 0 --> 0 --> OK. Now the toner of the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer resets by itself.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Replace Toner

Quick steps Detailed procedure
Power up the printer.
  • It is mandatory to turn off the printer to begin the toner replacement process.
Open the access door.
  • You can find an access cover at the front on the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer.
  • Use both of your hands to open the door.
Remove the drum unit from the printer.
  • Once you open the access cover, you can find a drum unit with a toner cartridge.
  • Take out the drum unit from the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer.
Remove the cartridge from the drum unit.
  • There will be a green-colored lock lever on the drum unit.
  • Gently push the lever and take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
Uncrate a new cartridge.
  • You would have bought a new toner cartridge from the manufacturer’s store. Take the cartridge and unpack it. Also, remove all the protective components from it.
Fix the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Fix the new toner cartridge into the drum unit.
Clean the corona wire.
  • You can find a green-colored tab on the drum unit.
  • Slide the tab from side to side and vice versa to clean the corona wire on the drum unit.
Close the door.
  • Finally, close the access cover which you have opened previously and complete the toner replacement.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Drum Reset

  • Firstly, you have to ensure that the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer is powered on.
  • On the printer’s home screen, tap Settings --> All Settings --> Machine Info --> Parts Life.
  • Hold the Drum option until the display changes.
  • Tap Yes. Press the Home button.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Factory Reset

  • Firstly, disconnect the cords that are connected to the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer if any.
  • On the home screen, tap the Settings icon at the top right corner of the display.
  • Tap Settings --> All Settings --> Initial Setup --> Reset --> Factory Reset.
  • Hold the OK button for two seconds.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Scan to Email Setup

You can scan to Email using the Easy Scan to Email feature of your Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup machine.

About Easy Scan to Email

The Easy Scan to Email feature does not require any email server configurations. This feature sends the scanned document from the machine’s cloud server to your mail server securely by the SSL OR TLS protocol. Once the document is sent to the mail server, it will not be available in the machine’s server.

Before you begin to use the Scan to Email feature:

  • Save your recipient mail address on your Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer.
  • Find the scanner glass and place the document for scanning.

Simple steps for the scan to email setup:

  • On the home page of your Brother machine, tap the Scan tile.
  • Scroll right and select To Web.
  • Choose Easy Scan to Email.
  • Choose the mail address of your printer.

Note: Register your email account if you have not registered previously.

  • Specify the PIN code using the keypad that displays on the screen.
  • Select the File type.
  • Change the scan settings if necessary. Tap OK.
  • Now the machine scans your document and sends to the mail address that you have selected previously.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Troubleshooting

The Brother MFC-L5700DW may fail to perform its functions at times. Do not worry, we are here to give instant solutions to fix any problems with the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer. Locate the solutions for your printer issue on this page and fix it. If you are experiencing difficulty to find solutions, call our technical experts, and fix the printer issues.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Not Scanning

  1. Check if the scanner bar of the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup machine is functioning properly.
  2. Reinstall the printer software of the Brother machine with its latest version.
  3. Note: The latest version of the full feature Brother MFC-L5700DW printer software is available on this site for free.
  4. Restart your Brother MFC-L5700DW machine.
  5. Perform a scan function & check if the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer not scanning issue is solved.
  6. For more solutions to fix the scan issue, contact our technical experts, and avail more solutions.

Brother MFC-L5700DW Not Printing

  1. Ensure that the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer is in Quiet Mode.
  2. Also, check if the Brother MFC-L5700DW printer is in an active state and there are no error message displays on its screen.
  3. Examine the connection between your Brother machine and computer.
  4. Set the Brother MFC-L5700DW Setup printer to its default configurations.
  5. If you have connected the devices using an access point or router, make sure that the devices are connected to the same network.
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