Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?

HP OfficeJet 5200 is an all-in-one printer designed mainly for small to medium-sized offices. You can connect the printer to your network and access it wirelessly. Here we will discuss two of the wireless setup methods for the HP OfficeJet 5200 printer.

Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?

Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?

Solution 1: Basic troubleshooting

  • First, check if your printer has been placed close to your router.
  • Next, remove the electronic gadgets to reduce Wi-Fi interference near your printer.
  • Check the wireless connection status by printing the WLAN report.
  • For printers with no touchscreen panel, press the Power button five times.
  • Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?
  • For printers with a touchscreen panel, press the Menu or Settings button after powering on the printer.
  • Select the Print Reports option and press the OK button.
  • Choose the WLAN Report option using the navigation keys and press either the Black Start or Color Start button to print the WLAN report.
  • Check the wireless settings from the printed WLAN report.
  • If the settings are incorrect, reset the WLAN settings and reconfigure the wireless settings.
  • Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?
  • If the problem persists, try connecting your Brother printer to your Wi-Fi network using other wireless methods.

Solution 2: Reconnect your printer to Wi-Fi

  • Turn on your Brother printer and disconnect the USB cable, if any.
  • Go to your printer's control panel and press the Menu button.
  • Navigate to the menu to start the wireless setup.
  • Choose the Wi-Fi Protected Setup option and enable WLAN.
  • For printers with no touchscreen panel, press and hold the Wireless button until the wireless light flashes.
  • Next, go to your router and locate the WPS button. Press and hold the button until the LED on your router flashes.
  • Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?
  • The WPS Push Button method should be initiated within 2 minutes.
  • Wait until your Brother printer detects your wireless network and connects to it.
  • Is your Brother printer is still not connecting to Wi-Fi? Then troubleshoot the issue with the next solution.

Solution 3: Run Brother Network Connection Repair Tool

  • Ensure that your printer is turned on.
  • Download the Brother Network Connection Repair tool from the official Brother site and save it to your Windows computer.
  • Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?
  • Run the diagnostic tool by double-clicking the downloaded file.
  • If the device prompts for User Account Control, click the Yes button.
  • In the Brother Network Connection Repair Tool window, select your printer's name from the drop-down menu.
    Why is my Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi?
  • Click OK and carry out the on-screen prompts to fix the network issues automatically using the diagnostic tool.
  • Try connecting your Brother printer again to your Wi-Fi network and check if the problem has been resolved. If you still have a question about why the Brother printer is not connecting to your Wi-Fi, contact us and we shall help you fix the problem.