How to Install Brother Wireless Printer to Laptop?

How to Install Brother Wireless Printer to Laptop

Perform the following stepshow to install brother wireless printer to laptopWindows 10.

  • Step 1: If the Operating System of your laptop is Windows 10, refer to the guidelines provided here.
  • Step 2: Windows 10 users do not want to install any special driver to perform the Brother printer functions from the laptop. You can add or install the Brother printer as per the instructions below.
  • Step 3: Check if the Brother printer is turned on. On the laptop, click the Start button and select the Settings icon.
  • Step 4: Select the Devices option followed by the Printers & Scanners option.
  • Step 5: Click the Add a printer or scanner button and wait until you see the Brother printer displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: Select the model name of your Brother printer and click the Add Device button. This will install the Brother printer on the laptop.
  • Step 7: If the model name of your Brother is not shown on the screen, select the ‘The printer that I want isn’t listed’ option and carry out the on-screen guidelines to install the Brother printer on the laptop manually.

Driver download and install

The general instructions how to install brother wireless printer to laptop are provided on this webpage.

  • Step 1: Power up both the Brother printer and the laptop. On the laptop, go to a default web browser and visit the official Brother website.
  • Step 2: Type the model name of your Brother printer in the Search by Model Name field and click the Search button.
  • Step 3: Navigate to the Downloads section, mention the OS family and its version of the laptop in the Select OS Family, and Select OS Version fields, respectively.
  • Step 4: Once you click the OK button, you will see the list of Brother printer drivers on the screen.
  • Step 5: The printer manufacturer recommended driver is the Full Driver & Software Package file. So, you can use all the features and functions of the Brother printer on the laptop.
  • Step 6: Make sure to download the recommended driver on the laptop.
  • Step 7: After downloading the Brother printer driver, the driver file will be saved in the Downloads folder as .exe (Windows) or .dmg (Mac).
  • Step 8: Before starting the Brother printer driver installation on the laptop, check if the Brother printer is powered up.
  • Step 9: Double-click the downloaded driver file, set the installation language, and agree with the End User License Agreement of the Brother software.
  • Step 10: Mention the connection type by selecting the Wireless Network Connection, Wired Network Connection, or Local Connection option.
  • Step 11: When prompted, establish the selected connection for the Brother printer.
  • Step 12: Carry out rest of the prompts on the laptop screen to finish the Brother printer driver.
  • Step 13: Close the Brother printer driver installation wizard when you see the ‘Software Installation Complete. Your machine is ready to use’ message on the screen.
  • Step 14: Now, you can use the Brother printer functions such as printing, scanning, faxing, and copying from the laptop.
  • Step 14: Using these steps that how to install brother wireless printer to laptop.