How To Install Brother Printer?

Installing a Brother printer is not difficult if you follow the quick steps given on this page. If you install Brother printer for the first time, follow the below-mentioned steps.

Install Brother Printer

  • Complete the basic procedure like unpacking, power supply, ink installation, paper loading, and printer configuration.
  • You can also refer to the Quick Setup guide to complete these steps.
  • Once your printer is ready, insert the Brother installation disc that came along with your printer into your computer’s CD/DVD drive.
  • Open the setup file and run the driver installation process.
  • If your computer does not support the installation disc, download the compatible printer driver from the official Brother site.
  • Make sure to download the recommended printer driver.
  • After completing the download, run the installer file to begin the driver installation.
  • Agree to the EULA and choose anyone of the following as your connection type.
  • Wired Connection
  • Wireless Connection
  • USB Connection
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions to connect your printer to the computer.
  • Once you have established the connection, install Brother printer with the help of the on-screen prompts.

Installation Of Windows Built-In Printer Drivers

  • Make sure that both the devices are turned on.
  • Connect your Brother printer to the Windows computer using a standard USB cable.
  • The built-in printer drivers will be automatically installed when your computer detects the printer.
  • If you have connected your printer to the computer wirelessly, open the Control Panel app on your computer.
  • Click the Hardware and Sound tab and select Devices and Printers.
  • Click the Add a printer button and select your printer’s model number from the displayed list.
  • If it is unavailable, click the ‘The printer that I want isn’t listed’ link.
  • Choose the Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname option and click Next.
  • Enter the printer’s IP address in the Hostname or IP address and Port name fields.
  • Enable the ‘Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use’ checkbox.
  • On the Install the printer driver screen, select Brother from the Manufacturer panel.
  • In the Printers section, choose your printer’s model number and click the Next button.
  • To check if your printer is working properly, click the Print a test page button.
  • Finally, click the Finish button. Now you successfully install Brother printer.
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