Brother Is Not Printing Properly

If the Brother printer not printing, it may be due to various reasons. Make sure that the Brother printer is properly connected to your computer. Consider the steps that are given below to fix the Brother printer is not printing issue.

  • Ensure that the Brother printer is turned on.
  • Check the printer status, whether it is in sleep mode.
  • If you have connected the printer to a network, ensure that the Internet Service Provider has no issues.
  • For any other mode of connection like a direct USB connection or Wired network connection, make sure that the connected cables are not defective.
  • If you find any cables to be damaged, replace them.
  • Make sure to connect the cables directly.
  • Avoid the usage of a USB hub if you have connected the printer to the computer using a USB cable.
  • If you have connected the Brother printer to a Windows computer, open the Control Panel window.
  • Go to the Devices and Printers section.
  • Right-click on the Brother printer and select the Set as default printer option from the displayed list.
  • Also, click the Printer menu and check whether the Use Printer Offline option is unticked.
  • On a connected Mac computer, open the System Preferences window.
  • Go to the Printers & Scanners section and set the printer as a default one.
  • Check whether the status is paused and if it is paused, then resume it.
  • Now, restart your printer and computer and check whether you are able to print.
  • If the issue persists, verify the driver settings.
  • If you have installed the outdated version of the driver, you have to install the latest printer driver. Also, if you have updated the OS running on your computer, then you have to install the printer driver again.
  • Instead of using the installation disc, download and install the latest version of the printer driver from the official Brother website.
  • While installing the driver, select the preferred connection type.
  • Continue with the on-screen instructions to install the driver on your computer.
  • Now your Brother printer not printing issue is resolved. You can start print now.
Faq
  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.