Brother Scanner Not Working Mac

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If your Brother printer is connected over a network, check whether you are able to print a test page. If you can print and not able to scan, there might be an issue with the printer’s scanner unit or your Mac. Consider the guidelines that are given below to fix the Brother scanner not working on Mac issue.

  • First, check the printer’s screen for any errors. Continue with the on-screen steps to fix the error.
  • Make sure that you have kept your Mac operating system updated. If not, update your Mac to the latest version.
  • Make sure your Brother printer is ready to use. If you have connected the printer and computer to your wireless network, check the connection, and repair it in case of any issues while fixing Brother scanner not working on Mac.
  • Fix any problems with the Internet service provider.
  • Open the ControlCenter application from the Applications folder on your Mac.
  • When the ControlCenter appears, select Image or OCR or E-mail or File.
  • Verify the scanning feature and fix any issues.
  • If you have connected the printer and computer using a USB cable, make sure that the cable doesn’t have any defects. If there are any damages, replace the cable.
  • If the issue persists, you can reinstall the scanner driver.
  • Open the Safari browser and enter the official Brother website.
  • Navigate to the Support page and go to the printer’s page.
  • Choose your operating system as Mac and download the scanner driver.
  • Now, double-click on the driver file and continue with the on-screen instructions to install the software.
  • You can also install the Brother iPrint&Scan app to use the scanner. Go to the App Store and search for the Brother iPrint&Scan app. Select the Get button to download the application.
  • Make sure to complete the installation of the driver software.

If the Brother scanner not working on Mac even now, you can tap on the Call button on this page to reach our technical support team. We are ready to sort your issues and fix them at the earliest.