New!brother Mfc-j1170dw Setup

New! Brother MFC-J1170DW is a compact and ideal printer for your home and small office workspace. However, before you start to work with your new printer, you need to know how to set it up without any trouble. If you are going to set up your Brother MFC-J1170DW printer for the first time, follow the below steps.

New!brother Mfc-j1170dw Unboxing Setup

Contents Inside The Box

  1. Brother MFC-J1170DW printer
  2. Starter Ink Cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
  3. Quick Setup Guide
  4. Product Safety Guide
  5. Reference Guide
  6. Warranty Card
  7. Telephone Line Cord

Make sure that all the contents are available inside the printer box.

New!brother Mfc-j1170dw Setup

Unboxing The Printer

  1. Begin your printer installation by unpacking the printer box.
  2. Now, take out all the contents from the pack.
  3. Lift the printer from the box. Ensure that you do it very carefully.
  1. Dispose of the packing materials and take the printer out of the plastic bag.
  2. You can now remove all the protective tapes around the Brother MFC-J1170DW printer.
  3. Discard the packing materials from the scanner glass.

Loading The Paper

  1. First, pull out the paper tray completely from the printer.
  2. Open the output tray cover.
  3. Fan a stack of plain white sheets and align the edges neatly.
  4. Load the stack into the printer’s paper tray.
  5. Adjust the paper width guides such that they touch the edges of the stack.
  6. Close the output tray cover.
  7. Slowly insert the paper tray back into your printer.
  8. Next, pull out the paper support and unfold its flap.
Insert The Paper Tray

Connecting The Power Cable

  1. Connect the power cable to the back section of your Brother MFC-J1170DW printer. Plug the opposite end into an electrical outlet.
  1. Turn on your printer.

Ink Cartridge Installation

  1. Open the Brother printer’s ink cartridge cover.
  2. Now, unwrap one of the ink cartridges from the package. Also, take out the protective tapes from the cartridge.
  3. Insert the unwrapped ink cartridge into its slot and make sure that it clicks into its place.
  1. Just repeat the above instructions to install the remaining ink cartridges on your Brother MFC-J1170DW printer. Then, close the ink cartridge cover.
  2. Now, the printer will start to prepare the ink tube system for printing.
  3. Perform the on-screen prompts on your printer and complete the alignment process.

Software Setup

  1. First, you need to load the driver CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. By doing this, you’ll be starting the driver installation process.
  2. If you don’t have the driver installation CD, launch a web browser on your computer and visit the printer’s official support page.
  3. Select the Product Search button below the Search by Product section.
  4. Under the Search by Model Name option, input your printer model name in the search box and click the Search button.
  5. Next, click on your printer model (Brother MFC-J1170DW) from the search results. When you reach the Support & Downloads page, click on the Downloads category from the left menu panel.
  1. Pick your respective operating system under the Select OS Family section. Choose its version below the Select OS Version section. Click on the OK button.
  2. Select the Brother MFC-J1170DW printer’s Full Driver & Software Package (Recommended) file under the Full Software Package category.
  3. Continue with your on-screen instructions. Accept the End-User License Agreement for Brother Software and click on the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  4. Now, the Brother printer driver will begin to download on your computer.

By performing the above instructions, you can complete your Brother MFC-J1170DW setup.

In case you have any other issues with your printer, just contact our technical experts using the provided call option.

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