Brother DCP-L2520D is an All-in-One monochrome printer that is ideal for small work environments. Owing to its compact and light weight design, it can fit perfectly on your work desk. The printer supports Automatic Duplex printing, which is quite helpful during rush hours. The machine can print up to 32 pages per minute (ppm) for letter-size pages and 30 pages per minute (ppm) for A4 size pages. Brother DCP-L2520D is compatible with both Windows and Mac Operating Systems. Overall, the machine performs neck to neck with its competitors.




  • Brother DCP-L2520D printer.
  • CD-ROM (Driver).
  • Toner cartridge.
  • Drum unit.
  • Power cable.
  • USB connect cable.


  • Unbox the Brother printer and its remaining accessories.
  • Remove all the packaging materials one by one from the printer and its accessories.
  • Firmly connect the power cord between the rear end of the printer and an electric outlet.
  • At the top of the printer, you will be able to see the Power button.
  • Press it once to turn on the printer.


  • It’s time to take out the toner cartridge from the box.
  • Make sure that you peel off all the packaging materials (orange cap) from the toner.
  • Open the front cover and install the toner cartridge into the respective slot.
  • Once the toner cartridge is installed successfully, close the cartridge access door.
  • Wait for a few seconds/minutes so that the printer goes to an idle state.
  • Tweak the printer settings according to the current requirements.


  • First, pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Next, press and slide the paper guides to fit the paper you are going to load.
  • Fan a stack of paper well.
  • Load the paper with its print side facing downwards.
  • Push the paper tray completely into the Brother printer.
  • Make sure that you lift the support flap to prevent the paper from sliding off the output tray.


  • Connect your PC to the Internet.
  • Open any of the web browsers.
  • Visit the Brother printer support page.
  • Choose your OS family and OS version and click on OK.
  • Read all the license agreements in the next window and click on Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Wait patiently until the drivers are downloaded on your computer.
  • As you have successfully downloaded the drivers, it’s time to install the same on your PC.
  • Go to the PC's Downloads folder and locate the setup file.
  • Double-click on it to kick off the installation process.
  • Choose the appropriate connection type and click Next.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts and establish a connection between your Brother DCP-L2520D printer and the computer.
  • Click Finish to close the installation window.
  • Once the driver installation is over, restart your computer.
  • After the setup, print an alignment page to test the quality of your printed document.

Note - If you own either a Windows or Mac computer, the steps to download and install the printer drivers are the same.

In this article, we’ve tried our level best to keep the steps simple so that a layman can also understand the Brother DCP-L2520D printer installation process. If you find any difficulty understanding the steps, call our technicians, who are available 24 / 7 to help you out with the situation.