BROTHER HL-L5000D SETUP [Ultimate Guide]

The Brother HL-L5000D printer is a monochrome machine that is ideal for office use mainly because of its wide range of capabilities. The features are so reliable and the printing speed is quite amazing, with 40 pages per minute, making it one of the super-fast printers in the market at present. It is equipped with the automatic duplex printing feature that makes your work easier while printing 2-sided documents. The capacity of the paper tray is 250 for both the letter and legal-size documents. Follow simple steps given below for Brother HL-L5000D Setup.

BROTHER HL-L5000D MONOCHROME LASER PRINTER UNBOXING SETUP

Brother Hl-l5000d Setup

What's in the box:

  • The Brother HL-L5000D printer
  • Drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly
  • The Brother installation CD
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Setup guide, Product Safety guide, and the Installation Guide
  • Unpack the printer from the carton and remove the plastic sheet covering the printer.
  • Make sure to remove the protective tapes from the sides and the panels of the printer.
  • Open the front access cover of the printer.
  • Remove the drum unit and the toner cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  • Discard the orange material from the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Insert the assembly into the printer and close the front cover.
  • Let us now proceed with the software setup.

    For Windows: Place the Brother Installation CD into the CD/DVD drive.

    For Mac:Download the software from this page or from the official Brother support page.

    • Run the driver installer once the download is complete.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions and connect the printer to your computerto complete the Brother Hl-l5000d Setup.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D DRIVER DOWNLOAD

    • You can download the driver for the Brother HL-L5000D printer from this page by clicking the Driver Download button.
    • Once the click is made, the browser will start the download immediately. With the help of the driver, you can access the Brother HL-L5000D printer from your computer.
    Brother HL-L5000D Driver

    BROTHER HL-L5000D DRIVER WINDOWS 

    • Click the Driver Download button available on this very page and the driver download will begin immediately.

    Want to download the driver from the official Brother support page? Here are the steps.

    • Open the Brother HL-L5000D support page on your browser.
    • Click the Downloads tab.
    • Select the Windows radio button from the Operating System family section and then select the version of the OS from the list shown on the screen.
    • Select the driver and click the Download button.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D DRIVER MAC

    • You can download the driver for your Mac OS on this page.
    • Click the Download for Mac button and the driver will be downloaded.

    If you want to download the driver from the Brother support page, follow the steps:

    • Open the support page for Brother HL-L5000D printer in your browser.
    • Click the Downloads tab on the left, right below the printer image.
    • Click the Mac OS from the OS Family section and the version of the Mac OS. Click the OK button.
    • Agree to the license agreement and the download will begin.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D DRIVER INSTALL

    • Once you have the driver downloaded from this page or from the Brother support page, you can start the installation.
    • Do a double-click on the Brother printer setup file.
    • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the setup.
    • When you are prompted, you have to connect the printer to your computer using a compatible USB cable.
    Brother Hl-l5000d Driver Install

    BROTHER HL-L5000D MANUAL

    With the help of the manual, you will have a much easier outlook on Brother Hl-l5000d Setup. 

    • You can download the manual from this page.
    • As soon as you click on the Manual Download button, the manual will be downloaded.

    The alternative way to download the manual is from the Brother HL-L5000D support page.

    • Open the support page of the printer.
    • Click on the Manuals tab on the left side of the page. 
    • Select English from the Language drop-down list.
    • On the right pane of the page, you will find the User's Guide and Setup Guide.
    • Click on the manual you want and then click the Download button.

    HOW TO CONNECT BROTHER HL-L5000D PRINTER TO WIFI?

    The Brother HL-L5000D printer does not support the wireless function. However, you can connect the printer to your computer using a USB connection.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D DUPLEX PRINTING

    The printer has an automatic 2-sided printing feature, making it easier to perform printing tasks. Here are the steps for Brother Hl-l5000d Setup on duplex or 2-sided printing.

    • Turn on your printer and place the paper in the 2-sided tray.
    • Adjust the lever on the tray according to the paper size.
    • Open the document you want to print from your computer.
    • Click on the File option and then select Print.
    • Select the Brother HL-L5000D printer from the printer list.
    • In the Orientation section, set the Portrait or Landscape option.
    • Click on the 2-sided/Booklet drop-down list and then select the 2-sided option.
    • Click on the 2-sided settings button and select one of the options.
    • There are four options each for Portrait and Landscape.
    • Click the checkbox for the Binding offset option.
    • Click the OK button and complete the 2-sided or duplex printing.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D FIRMWARE UPDATE

    • Open the Brother printer support page on your computer.
    • Select the OS you are using from the OS family section and select the version of your OS.
    • Scroll down the support page to the Firmware section and click the Download button.
    • Wait for the download to get complete and then you can proceed with the installation.
    • Follow the on-screen commands and make sure to select the Brother HL-L5000D printer.
    • Click the Update button and the process will take at least 5-10 minutes.
    • Wait for the update to complete.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D SCAN TO PC

    Brother HL-L5000D is a print-only printer and hence you won’t be able to scan your documents. Continue reading for Brother Hl-l5000d Setup on toner cartridge.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D TONER RESET

    • Make sure the Brother printer is turned on.
    • Open the front access cover of the printer.
    • Press and hold on the Secure button and the X button together for a couple of seconds.
    • Press the Up arrow button on the control panel to select the Reset option.
    • Once Reset is selected, you will see the Accepted message on the screen.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D REPLACE TONER CARTRIDGE

    • Ensure that the printer is turned on.
    • Open the front cover of the printer.
    • Hold on to the handle and push the green lever on the right to release the toner cartridge.
    • Gently remove the toner cartridge from the inside.
    • Unpack the new toner cartridge from the sealed packaging and remove the protective cover.
    • Place the new toner cartridge into the slot until you hear the green lever lock click.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D TROUBLESHOOTING

    Now, you have completed the Brother HL-L5000D Setup. But, there are some problems that you will face with the Brother printer along the way and some of the problems are paper jams, printer offline, printing issues, paper feeding issues, and so on. We have given the issues that are most common in Brother HL-L5000D along with their solutions. Check them out!

    BROTHER HL-L5000D PAPER JAM

    PAPER IS JAMMED IN THE MP TRAY

    • Remove the paper from the MP tray.
    • Locate and remove the jammed paper from in and around the MP tray.
    • Fan out the paper evenly and put them back inside.

    PAPER IS JAMMED IN THE PAPER TRAY

    • Pull out the paper tray.
    • Locate for jammed paper inside and slowly remove them using both hands so that you do not do further damage to the paper.
    • Adjust the paper guides inside the tray to avoid paper jam.

    PAPER IS JAMMED AT THE BACK OF THE PRINTER

    • Open the cover at the back of the printer.
    • Pull down the green lever from the left and the right sides to release the fuser cover.
    • Use both hands to take out the jammed paper and the pieces of paper present inside.
    • Bring back the fuser cover to its place and push the green lever on both the left and right sides.
    • Close the back cover.

    PAPER IS JAMMED INSIDE THE PRINTER

    • Open the front access cover of the Brother printer and remove the toner cartridge.
    • Remove the fragments and the pieces of paper from the inside.
    • Remove the jammed paper slowly using both hands.

    PAPER IS JAMMED INSIDE THE 2-SIDED TRAY

    • Take out the paper tray from the Brother printer. 
    • Pull out the 2-sided tray right above the printer.
    • Look further down and check for any jammed paper present inside.
    • Use both the hands and gently remove the paper and also the pieces from the inside.
    • Close both the trays the same way you removed them.

    BROTHER HL-L5000D OFFLINE

    The steps we have given are for Windows users.

    • Open the Control Panel window on your computer.
    • Select the Hardware and Sound button and then click the option Devices and Printers.
    • Do a right-click on the Brother HL-L5000D printer and select the option See what's printing.
    • Click the Printer tab and then click or select the option Cancel all documents.
    • Click on the checkbox to disable the option Use Printer Offline.
    • Restart your printer and computer and see if the offline issue has been fixed. 

    BROTHER HL-L5000D NOT PRINTING

    • Make sure the printer is getting the power supply and see if the printer is not offline.
    • See if the toner cartridge is properly installed inside the printer.
    • Check the USB cable to make sure it is not broken. Replace the USB cable if damaged.
    • Make sure you set the right print configurations before printing a document.
    • Make sure there are no paper jams. 
    • Make sure to have the papers placed evenly in the paper tray to perform printing with ease. Check with the steps mentioned above to clear the paper jams on the printer.

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