HOW TO CONNECT BROTHER MFC L2700DW PRINTER TO Wi-Fi

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CONNECT BROTHER MFC L2700DW PRINTER TO Wi-Fi

The Brother MFC-L2700DW printer can be connected to Wi-Fi in many ways. The step-by-step how to connect Brother mfc l2700dw printer to wi-fi guidelines for a few of the connection methods are given in this article, which may help you to connect your printer to Wi-Fi.

Before connecting the printer:

  • Make sure that the initial setup of your printer has been done.
  • Check whether the wireless router is turned on and is connected to your
  • Make a note of the SSID and password of your Wi-Fi network.
  • Place the printer near your wireless router.
  • The wireless connection cannot be established if the printer already has a wired connection. So, remove all the wired connections on your printer.
  • Now, proceed with any of the how to connect Brother mfc l2700dw printer to wi-fi methods given below.

Method 1: Using the printer software

Connecting a Brother printer to Wi-Fi using the printer software is the recommended connection method. This can be accomplished by connecting the Brother printer to the computer temporarily using a USB cable. However, it can also be done without a USB cable.

 

Printer Software:  The printer software can be installed from the CD-ROM received along with the printer. If your computer does not have a CD drive on it, then download the full driver and software package from the Brother Solutions Center website.

Now, carry out the steps as mentioned below.

  • Turn on your computer and printer.
  • Insert the printer CD-ROM into your computer.
  • In the CD-ROM’s main menu, click Install MFL-Pro Suite to begin the installation.
  • If the Autoplay wizard does not open, then locate the installer file from the CD-ROM or the downloaded software package and double click it.
  • Now, follow the on-screen instructions in the installation wizard until the Connection type screen appears.
  • When the installation wizard prompts for the connection type, select the Wireless Network Connection option and click the Next button.
  • In the Wireless Device Setup window on following how to connect Brother mfc l2700dw printer to wi-fi guide, if you have a USB cable, then select the Yes, I have a USB cable for installation option. Else, select the No, I do not have a USB option and click Next.
  • When the installation wizard displays the SSID of the available wireless networks, select your network’s SSID from the list.
  • If your SSID is not listed, click the Advanced option and enter the SSID manually.
  • Follow the instruction displayed on the installation wizard to complete the setup.
  • Once when the printer is connected to the Wi-Fi, unplug the USB cable if connected, and perform a test print.
  • If the connection fails, click the Retry option and repeat the above-mentioned steps.
how to connect brother mfc l2700dw printer to wi-fi

Method 2: Using the printer’s control panel

The steps to connect a Brother MFC-L2700DW printer to Wi-Fi using its control panel are given below.

  • Turn on the printer and the wireless router.
  • Press the Menu button on the control panel.
  • Press the - button to move down the menu and go to the Network option. Press OK.
  • Press the - button again to select the Setup Wizard option and press the OK button.
  • When the control panel display prompts WLAN Enable?,press the up or + button to select On.
  • Now, the printer will search for the SSID of nearby wireless networks.
  • When the SSIDs are displayed, navigate using the up or down button on the control panel and select your wireless network’s SSID. Then, press the OK button.
  • In the next step of using how to connect Brother mfc l2700dw printer to wi-fi steps, enter your Wi-Fi password when the control panel display shows the Network Key field. Press OK after entering the password.
  • Select Yes when the printer prompts Apply Settings?
  • The printer will now connect to the Wi-Fiand display connected.
  • Then, print a wireless status report on your printer.
  • You can add your printer to your computer later using the printer software.

Method 3: Using WPS

The steps to connect the Brother printer to Wi-Fi using the one push method of WPS are given below.

  • Ensure both the printer and wireless router are turned on.
  • Press the Menu button on the control panel of your printer setup.
  • Press the down button, select the Network option and press OK.
  • Now, select WLAN > WPS / AOSS and press the OK button.
  • Select the Yes option in the WLAN Enable? step.
  • Now, when the printer displays ‘Start WPS/AOSS on your wireless access point/router,’ go to your wireless router and press the WPS button on it.
  • Now, press the OK button on the printer’s control panel.
  • On finishing how to connect Brother mfc l2700dw printer to wi-fi guide, When the printer is connected to Wi-Fi using the WPS method, it displays the Connected message.