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Brother Printer Fixes For Not Printing Issue

A print issue might occur due to so many reasons. However, you can resolve it easily. This page will guide you in resolving the Brother printer fixes for not printing issues by checking its ports.

Brother Printer Fixes For Not Printing

Resolving the Brother printer not printing issue by checking its port (Windows only)

If your printer’s port settings are misconfigured, your Brother printer will not print anything. To check and configure your printer’s port settings correctly, follow the instructions given below.

  • Open the Control Panel app on your Windows computer.
  • Select the Large icons option from the View by drop-down menu if necessary.
  • Now, click on the option named “Devices and Printers.”
  • Select and right-click on your Brother printer. 
  • Click on the Printer Properties option.
  • Now, the dialog box titled Brother Printer Properties will appear on the screen.
  • Click on the Ports tab.
  • The ports available on your computer will be displayed on the screen. 
  • To configure a new port, click on the Add Port button and choose the Standard TCP/IP option.
  • Click NEW PORT > NEXT.
  • Now, enter your Brother printer’s IP address in the Printer Name or IP Address field.
  • Configure the other settings correctly.
  • Finally, print a test page to check whether the “print issue” is resolved.
  • To do so, go to the General tab of your printer’s properties dialog box.
  • Locate and click on the PRINT TEST PAGE button.
  • Now, your Brother printer will start to print a test page.
  • In case your printer fails to print a test page, check whether the paper tray of your printer has enough paper. If not, load enough paper into it and then print a test page. Similarly, make sure that the toner cartridges are installed properly on your printer.
  • Check to ensure that your Windows computer and the Brother printer are connected to the same network.

If the Brother printer is not responding to the print operation, even after Brother printer fixes for not printing issues, contact us. 


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