How To Connect Brother Printer To Wifi?
On this page, we’ll see how to connect Brother printer to WiFi.
Four Different Methods To Connect The Brother Printer
- Wireless Direct.
- Infrastructure Mode.
- Ad-hoc Mode.
It is not necessary for your Brother printer to support all the four methods. Refer to your printer’s specifications to know about the available standard interfaces.
Method 1: Infrastructure Mode
- First, gather your wireless network’s SSID and password.
- Next, connect your printer to the computer using a USB cable.
- Now, hold down the Wi-Fi button on your printer.
- You will see the Wi-Fi light flashing in blue once every three seconds.
- Now, configure the Infrastructure Mode settings of your printer on your computer.
- For Windows: Open the Printer Setting Tool. Click Communication. Go to the General tab and select Wireless LAN for Selected Interface. Click the Wireless LAN tab. Go to Wireless Settings. Select Infrastructure for Wireless Settings.
- For Mac: Open Wireless Device Setup. Perform the on-screen instructions to reach the wireless settings section.
- After configuring it, enter your wireless network’s SSID and password in the respective fields.
- Click the Apply button.
- Now, your Brother printer will be connected to the wireless router or access point. Connect the computer to the same network to which the printer is connected to.
- Now, try accessing the printer from your device. How you successfully connect Brother printer to WiFi
Method 2: WPS
- First, get a wireless router or access point that supports WPS.
- Place your Brother printer and the wireless router nearby.
- On your access point, press the WPS button.
- Within 2 minutes, hold down the Wi-Fi button on your printer.
- Once the connection has been established on your printer, the Wi-Fi LED will light up in blue.
In case you want to connect your printer to a computer or mobile device without using a wireless router or access point, then you can prefer the next method.
Wireless Direct & Ad-hoc Mode
These two methods are useful if you don’t have a wireless router or access point because the Brother printer serves as a Wi-Fi access point.
- Initially, you need to confirm the Wireless Direct settings of your printer. To do so, refer to your printer’s user manual.
- After confirming the Wi-Fi Direct settings, you have to enable the Wi-Fi function on your printer.
- Press and hold the Wi-Fi button. Once the Wi-Fi light starts flashing in blue, you’re ready to connect your printer to the device.
- Look for your printer’s SSID on your computer or mobile device.
- Select the printer’s SSID and enter its password in the given field.
- Once your printer is connected to the wireless network, the Wi-Fi indicator lights up in blue.
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