HOW TO CONNECT BROTHER PRINTER TO COMPUTER

HOW TO CONNECT BROTHER PRINTER TO COMPUTER

Generally, you can connect the Brother printer to a computer over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection. However, the connection process may vary based on your printer model. The below section covers the common procedure to connect the Brother printer to a computer.

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For Wireless

You can perform the wireless setup either while installing the printer driver or after installing the printer driver.

Method 1: Wireless setup while installing the printer driver

  1. Initially, make sure that your Brother printer is turned on and ready for the wireless setup.
  2. Next, open the Brother printer setup file on your computer.
  3. Perform the on-screen prompts to reach the Connection Typescreen.
  4. On the Connection Type screen, select the Wireless Network Connectionoption.
  5. Install the printer driver file to complete the wireless setup.

Method 2: Wireless setup after installing the printer driver

For Windows

  1. Make sure that your Brother printer driver is installed on your computer.
  2. Also, make sure that your printer’s Wi-Fi light is blinking.
  3. On your computer, open the Printer SettingTool.
  4. Click Communication Settings > Wireless Settings > Wireless LAN > Infrastructure.
  5. Type your network’s SSID, and password in the appropriate fields and tap Apply.Finish the wireless setup by following the instructions displayed on the screen.

For Mac

  1. Enable the Wi-Fioption on your computer if it is disabled.
  2. Open the Brother printer’s software package.
  3. Open the Utilitiesfolder and double click the Wireless Device Setup Wizard.app.
  4. Connect your Brother printer to the Mac computer by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

For USB

  1. Run your Brother software on the computer.
  2. When prompted, choose the Local Connection (USB)option and connect the printer to the computer using the USB cable.
  3. Install the printer software to complete the setup.

For Wired (Ethernet)

  1. Initially, make sure that your Brother printer is turned on and ready for the wired setup.
  2. Next, open the printer software file on your computer.
  3. On the Connection Typescreen, select the Wired Network Connection (Ethernet)option.
  4. Connect the Brother printer to your computer using the LAN cable when prompted.
  5. Finish the driver installation to complete the wired setup.

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