Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup

The Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup is a highly-featured printer which is capable for home and office use. This printer has features like automatic document feeder (ADF), text quality, duplex scanning, and more. Find any information regarding the printer on this page. For more details about the setup and troubleshooting solutions of the printer, call our customer support team.

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Brother MFC-L5900DW Unboxing Setup

  1. Ensure that your Brother MFC-L5900DW printer is shipped without any damage.
  2. You can find the manufacturer’s seal on the box.
  3. Take off the tapes on the box by using a knife or scissors.
  4. Open the box. You can find your Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer with its components.
  5. The components include the quick installation guide (hard copy), a package of printed materials & installation CD, power cord, and telephone line cable.
  6. Lift the printer from the printer box and keep it on a flat surface.
  7. You can find plastic materials inside and outside the printer.
  1. Remove the plastic materials.
  2. Also, remove the orange-colored tape from the printer.
  3. Open the access cover at the front of the printer.
  4. Take the drum unit with toner cartridge out of the printer.
  5. Remove the orange-colored protective plastics at the side of the drum unit.
  6. Fix the drum unit back into the printer and close the door.
  7. Set up the power connection and fax line.
  8. The hardware setup of the printer is configured successfully.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Driver Download

The driver of the Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer is one of the important factors to perform its functions. We provide the driver for free to let you enjoy all the printer operations.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Driver Mac

Find compatible software for your Mac system using this site for free. Use the Read More button on this page to download the printer software.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Driver Windows

You can find the built-in printer software in the OS of your computer. Also, make you of the Driver Download button on this site to download suitable printer drivers on your computer.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Driver Install

Initialize the installation process once you download it. The installation procedure varies based on the operating system version of a computer or laptop.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Wireless Setup

  • The network name and passkey of your router is required to configure the wireless setup.
  • On the Home screen of your Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer, tap the Settings icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap Network. Select the WLAN button.
  • Choose Setup Wizard. Tap Yes.
  • Select the network name of your router.
  • If the name is not present, you have to add it manually.
  • Tap the green-colored OK button.
  • Type the passkey using the touchscreen and tap OK.
  • Install the printer software on your computer.
  • Navigate the driver file in the destination folder on your computer.
  • Double-click the file to start the installation.
  • Configure your language and tap Next.
  • Accept the License agreement using the checkbox on the screen and click Next.
  • Click the radio button next to Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) and tap Next.
  • Choose the name of your printer. Click Next.
  • Click on the radio button near Standard (Recommended). Tap Next.
  • Continue with the prompts on the screen.
  • Finally, tap the Finish button and complete the wireless setup.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Scan to Email

  • On the home screen of the Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer, tap the Settings icon at the top-right corner.
  • Select All Settings. Scroll down and select Print Reports.
  • Select Network Configuration and tap Yes.
  • Note the IP address on the report.
  • Find the email server settings.
  • Open your Gmail account on your computer.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Forwarding and POP/IMAP in the Settings screen.
  • Click the link below Configure Your Email Client.
  • You can find the email server settings on the screen.
  • Note down the settings.
  • Open a web browser on your computer. Provide the printer’s IP address on the search bar and click the Search button.
  • Type the password of your printer on the Login box.
  • Go to the Fax tab and select Email Sent at the left side of the screen.
  • Click on the POP3/IMAP4/SMTP link.
  • Fill the provided fields using the settings that are gathered from your Gmail account.
  • Tap Submit and complete the scan to email setup.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Toner Replacement

  • Begin the toner replacement process by turning on the Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer.
  • Draw the front access door and remove the toner cartridge & drum unit assembly from the printer.
  • Take off the toner cartridge from the drum unit by pushing down the green-colored lock lever present on the unit.
  • Hope you have purchased a new toner cartridge for replacing the old one.
  • Unpack the new cartridge.
  • You can find protective covers on the cartridge.
  • Remove the covers.
  • Insert the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Fix the drum unit into the printer.
  • Close the door and complete the toner replacement.

How to Reset Toner on Brother MFC-L5900DW

  • Draw the toner cartridge access door at the front of the printer.
  • Tap the Back button.
  • Tap *00 --> OK.
  • Choose the model of your toner cartridge and tap OK.
  • Now the toner cartridge of the printer resets to its default state.
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Brother MFC-L5900DW Drum Reset

  • Ensure that the Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer is powered ON.
  • Tap Settings --> All Settings --> Machine Info --> Parts Life.
  • Hold the Drum option until a message appears on the display.
  • Tap Yes and complete the drum unit reset process.

How to Reset Brother MFC-L5900DW

  • Tap the Settings icon on the printer’s home screen.
  • Select Settings --> All Settings --> Initial Setup --> Reset.
  • Choose the reset type.
  • Now the Brother MFC-L5900DW printer starts to reset.
  • Wait until the machine resets to the default settings and tap OK.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Troubleshooting

The Brother MFC-L5900DW printer fails to perform the scan function at times. Troubleshoot the issue using the guidelines on this page. You can also avail solution for any issues with your printer from our technical experts by contacting them.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Replace Toner Error

  1. Make sure that the Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer is turned ON.
  2. Raise the toner access cover at the front of the printer.
  3. Tap the Back button.
  4. Find the model of your toner cartridge and select it.
  5. Tap 1 to reset the cartridge.
  6. Press Back.
  7. Close the access door and fix the replace toner error.

Brother MFC-L5900DW Not Printing

  1. Check the connection between your Brother MFC-L5900DW printer and computer.
  2. Ensure that the toner cartridge is inserted and functioning properly.
  3. Verify if the paper tray of the printer is loaded with suitable sheets.
  4. Reset the toner cartridge and drum unit.
  5. Delete the Brother MFC-L5900DW Setup printer software on your computer.
  6. Download the recent version of the printer software using the Driver Download button on this site.