BROTHER WIRELESS PRINTER SETUP

Follow the how to setup Brother wireless printer steps given below to set up your Brother printer wirelessly.

  • Make sure to configure your wireless router in order to connect the printer wirelessly to your computer.
  • Note down the network name and key you have already set up on the wireless network.
  • Turn on Wi-Fi from your computer and enter the password to get connected to the network.
  • If you are setting up the Brother printer for the first time, it is most recommended to place the printer near to the wireless router and move on with how to setup Brother wireless printer guide.
  • Turn on the printer an make the initial configuration.
  • Press the Menu button on the Brother printer, and select the Network option using the navigation buttons on the control panel. Then, press OK.
  • If your Brother printer has a touchscreen display, you can easily tap on the options to select Network for Brother Wireless printer setup.
  • Now, select the Setup Wizard option from the list.
  • In the WLAN Enable section, select the ON option.
  • Choose your network name from the list. Then, enter the password of the wireless network.
  • On the touchscreen display, you can type the password using the on-screen keyboard.
  • Otherwise, use the navigation buttons to enter the password of the wireless network. Then, press the OK button.
  • Again, press OK to confirm the settings you have made.
  • Wait until the printer gets connected to the network. You will get a confirmation message on the LCD screen after your printer is connected to the network and proceed with how to setup Brother wireless printer.
  • When prompted to print the WLAN report, press the OK button.
  • Install the driver on your computer to connect the printer and computer wirelessly.
  • If you have an installation disc received in your printer package, insert the installation disc into the CD drive of your computer.
  • For a Mac device, download the driver from the official Brother website.
  • Navigate to the Support page, and select Printers.
  • Type the printer model name in the Search section. Otherwise, search by Product Category.
  • Select the Downloads tab, and choose your operating system to view the available drivers for your computer.
  • Download the required driver on your computer and open the installer file to install the driver.
  • Continue with the on-screen instructions to install the software on your computer.
  • When prompted to select your type of connection, select Wireless connection.
  • Since you have already connected the printer to your wireless network, select your printer.
  • Otherwise, go to Control Panel from your Windows computer and proceed with how to setup Brother wireless printer steps.
  • Select the Hardware and Sound option from the displayed list.
  • Navigate to the Devices and Printers section. Then, click Add a Printer.
  • Choose your printer model from the list. If your printer is not displayed, select “The printer that I want isn’t listed.” 
  • Now, choose “Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname” in the Add Printer window
  • Enter the IP address of the printer and click Next to finish Brother Wireless printer setup.
  • Choose the Manufacturer as Brother and select your printer model number.
  • Give a name for your printer and click the Print a test page option.
  • After finishing how to setup Brother wireless printer steps and connecting your printer wireless, You can now print wirelessly from your computer.
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.