l How To Connect Brother Printer To Mac :Detailed Steps


If you wish to connect your Brother printer to a Mac computer, follow the below-mentioned how to connect Brother printer to Mac steps.

  • Before connecting the printer to aMac computer, turn on your Brother printer and check whether you have completed the basic printer settings.
  • If your wish to connect the Brother printer over a wireless network, turn on your Wi-Fi router and connect the Brother printer to it using the Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • You can also connect to the wireless network using the WPS Push Button
  • Next, turn on your Mac and connect it to the same wireless network.
  • Ensure that you have a standard Internet connection and open the default browser.
  • Navigate to the official Brother site and type your Brother printer model number in the search panel.
  • Press the Enter key and click the Downloads
  • Choose the Mac OS from the drop-down menu and click the OK
  • Click theDownload button near the CUPS Driver or download the full feature software.
  • After downloading the printer driver, navigate to the Downloads
  • Give a double-click on the installer file and run the driver setup.
  • If your Mac supports optical drivers and you have the Brother installation disc, insert the disc into the CD drive and run the driver setup.
  • In the Driver Setup Wizard window, accept the terms and conditions of the privacy policy and click Next and proceed with how to connect Brother printer to Mac
  • Choose wired, wireless, or Local USB connection as your connection type.
  • Carry out the on-screen prompts to complete the connection between the Brother printer and the Mac computer.
  • Agree to the EULA and complete the driver installation.
  • If prompted, enter your Mac administrator password.
  • After installing the printer driver, add your printer as a default printer on your Mac.
  • Click theApple menu and select the System Preferences option from the drop-down menu.
  • In the System Preferences window, click the Print & Fax
  • In the Print & Fax window, click the Add icon at the bottom of the left-side panel.
  • Click the Default icon and choose your Brother printer from the displayed list.
  • Click the Use drop-down arrow and the CUPS Driver
  • Next, click the Add button at the bottom-right corner of the window.
  • Now, close theSystem Preferences window and verify the print function by printing remotely from the Mac computer to the Brother printer.

If you aren’t able to print from your Mac to the Brother printer by using the above given how to connect Brother printer to Mac guide, contact our technical support team for remote assistance by clicking the Call button available on this screen.

  • 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.