QUICK GUIDE ON Brother Ds-940dw Wifi Setup

Brother DS-940DW is a portable wireless scanner that is specially designed for low-volume and one-sided scanning tasks. The compact Brother scanner measures about 1.8 by 12.6 by 2.5 inches. The scanner can be easily operated using a wireless device (smartphone or laptop) and its configuration is made simpler with the control panel buttons.

Brother Ds-940dw Wifi Setup

Brother Ds-940dw Wifi Setup

If you wish to connect the Brother DS-940DW scanner to your wireless network, you can do so with the help of the WPS method (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). Please note that the WPS method works only if you have a WPS-enabled wireless router.

Here are the simple instructions to set up the Brother DS-940DW scanner on your wireless network.

  • Ensure that the Brother DS-940DW scanner is turned on.
  • Slide the Mode to Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi logo).
  • You will notice that the Wi-Fi LED starts blinking rapidly.
  • At this time, press and hold the WPS button present on your Brother DS-940DW scanner for 2 seconds.
  • Within the next couple of minutes, press the WPS button present on your wireless router.
  • When you notice the Wi-Fi LED turning solid, it indicates that the Brother DS-940DW scanner is connected to the wireless network.

An alternative way to connect the Brother DS-940DW scanner to the wireless network is with the help of the Wireless Direct option.

Configure the Brother Scanner 

(NOTE: The Network name and the Network key are printed on the label attached to the scanner).

  • On your Brother scanner, slide the Mode Select to Wi-Fi mode.
  • On your smartphone or laptop, enable the Wi-Fi option.
  • Search the Wireless Direct option that goes by the name DIRECT-xxDS-940DW_BRxxxx.
  • Enter the network key in the following field and complete the setup.

The wireless device will be connected to the Brother DS-940DW scanner using the Wireless Direct method.


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