How to Connect to Brother Wireless Printer
Brother printers can be connected over wired or wireless network. The printer can be easily accessed from your device over a wireless network. The setup can be carries out with or without the use of the setup disc to work on How to Connect to Brother Wireless Printer.
How to Connect Brother Printer to Computer Wirelessly
- Collect your network’s name and password.
- Tap the Menu button on the control panel of your printer.
- Choose the Network option and then press OK.
- Use the navigation keys to select WLAN and then press OK.
- Select the Setup Wizard followed by OK.
- Enable wireless network when the WLAN Enable screen appears.
- Enter the SSID and the password when prompted.
- Wait for the printer to print the wireless status report.
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Detailed Instructions for Setting Up Brother Printer on a Wireless Network
Make sure the power cord is plugged into the printer. Keep the printer within the range of your router. Turn the printer on and wait for the machine to be ready state. Now press and hold the WPS or AOSS button on your WLAN router for a few seconds with the guide of How to Connect to Brother Wireless Printer.
Press the wireless setup button located at the rear of the printer for at least 2 seconds. The printer will now search for the WLAN access point/router supporting Wi-Fi Protected Setup which is indicated by the blinking of Toner LED light. When you see the Toner and the Drum lights blinking, it indicates that the printer is connecting to the router.
You can know that the printer is successfully connected to the network when you see the Ready light is lit. The next step after configuring the wireless setup for the printer, is the driver installation. The following steps are for installing the driver using the Setup disc.
Insert the setup disc into your computer. If your computer runs on Windows, the installation screen will automatically open. Select the printer model and your language. Click the Install Printer Driver option in the CD-ROM main menu and then agree to the license agreement. Go with the prompts to complete the installation.
If you are a Mac user, give a double-click on the Start Here OSX icon to Setup a Brother machine on a wireless (Wi-Fi) network without using the supplied CD-ROMinstall. With the prompts appearing on the screen, complete the setup and installation. Select the Wireless connection type if prompted. The paragraphs below will explain in detail how to setup a wireless network without a setup disc.
Collect your network’s SSID and your network key. If you do not have the name or password for your network, check your wireless router or the documentation provided along with the printer.
Now pres the Menu icon on the printer’ control panel and use the Up and Down keys to select the Network name. Now press OK and then select the WLAN option using the navigation keys. Scroll to Setup Wizard on the control panel and press OK. When you see the ‘WLAN Enable?’screen, turn on the wireless network option. This will start the wireless setup wizard. The printer will now search for and display the list of available networks.
Click the name of your wireless network and confirm your choice by pressing the OK button. The printer will display the Connected message if the wireless setup is successful. Now download and install the printer driver by clicking the link provided below. Make sure to select the wireless connection type during the installation. For any assistance on How to Connect to Brother Wireless Printer in setting up the printer, you can contact our technical experts.