HOW TO INSTALL BROTHER PRINTER

Before you install a Brother printer on your computer, you need to have the driver downloaded. We shall discuss the steps to download the driver and install the printer in detail in the coming topics. First, you need to check if you have performed the hardware setup properly. Then proceed to install the Brother printer.

HOW TO INSTALL BROTHER PRINTER DRIVER WITH CD IN WINDOWS 

  • Place the Brother installation CD into the CD/DVD drive on your Windows computer.
  • The computer runs the CD and will open the setup window.
  • Click on the Setup/Install option and follow the on-screen commands.
  • When the connection screen opens, you will see options to connect the Brother printer.
  • Select the connection type and follow the on-screen commands to complete the installation.
How To Install Brother Printer

HOW TO INSTALL BROTHER PRINTER DRIVER WITHOUT CD ON MAC

To connect the Brother printer without a CD is quite simple. Here, we have described the steps for the Mac OS.

Steps To Download The Driver:

  • Once you open the support page, enter the Brother printer model number in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  • Once the Brother support page opens, click the Downloads tab.
  • Select the OS family by selecting one of the options you see on the screen.
  • Select the OS version and click the OK button.
  • Under the Full Software Package section, click the driver and then click the Agree to EULA and Download button.
  • Run the driver installation wizard and follow the on-screen commands.
  • When the connection screen opens, you will be prompted to connect the Brother printer to your Mac using a cable.
  • Once the driver detects the connected Brother printer, the installation is complete.

HOW TO CONNECT BROTHER PRINTER TO WIFI

Many Brother printers are now enabled with the wireless LAN interface that makes it easier to connect the printer from wireless devices. Here we have provided the steps to connect the Brother MFC-L2700DW printer to Wi-Fi.

  • Make sure the printer is turned on.
  • Press Menu the printer control panel.
  • Press the navigation buttons on the control panel and select the following options: Network > WLAN > Setup Wizard. Make sure to press OK after each option.
  • When the screen shows the message WLAN Enable? select Yes to enable the wireless connection.
  • The wireless setup wizard will begin and the printer will look for available networks.
  • Use the Up or Down arrow button to select your wireless network name. Press the OK button.
  • Enter the network password using the control panel buttons and press the OK button.
  • Once the connection is successful, the Connected message will be displayed.

BROTHER IPRINT AND SCAN

  • Download the iPrint&Scan from the Brother support page.
  • Do a double-click on the setup file to start the installation.
  • Click the Install button.
  • Click Launch once the installation is complete.
  • Click the checkbox for the License agreement and click the OK button.
  • Once the application opens, it will look for the connected Brother printer.

With the iPrint&Scan application, you can print and scan documents at ease.

Brother Hl L2370dw Setup

BROTHER PRINTER TROUBLESHOOTING

Like any printer, the Brother printer also goes through a rough patch now and then. But not all problems are unsolvable. There are some common problems the Brother printer encounters and they can be resolved by some simple troubleshooting steps. The most commonly occurring problems with the Brother printer are the paper jam and paper feeding problems.

BROTHER PRINTER OFFLINE

Windows: 

  • Open the Control Panel window.
  • Click the View devices and printers option.
  • Select the Brother printer from the printers list and click the See what’s printing button.
  • Do a right-click and delete the pending print jobs in the queue.
  • Click on the Printer menu and select the Set as default printer option.

BROTHER PRINTER NOT PRINTING

There can be different factors to consider if your Brother printer is not printing.

  • Make sure the printer is connected to the power source and turned on.
  • Check the printer control panel for error messages or blinking LEDs to find out the issues.
  • Make sure the printer is not going through any paper jams or paper feed problems.
  • If the printer is using a wired connection, make sure the USB cable is connected properly. Replace the cable if it appears to be damaged.
  • Check if you have loaded the correct media and the printer has enough ink.