Brother HL 2240 is a monochrome laser printer known for its reliability. This printer can print up to 24 pages per minute. Thus, it can satisfy your home requirements. The Brother HL 2240 printer is compact so that you can fit it anywhere you wish. When it comes to connectivity, this Brother printer supports USB connectivity alone and you cannot print anything wirelessly. If you wish to know the complete setup procedure of the Brother HL 2240 printer, continue to read the following sections.


Unpack the printer

  • Unpack the printer and take out everything you received.
  • Your package includes the Brother HL 2240 printer, preinstalled toner cartridges, installation disk, power cord and a quick setup guide.
  • Take out all the packing materials from the printer and its components.
  • Check whether you have received all the accessories without any damage.

Reinsert the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly

  • Open your Brother printer’s front cover and take out the preinstalled drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Shake the cartridges from left to right and right to left so that the toner will be distributed evenly.
  • Reinsert the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly into the printer and close the printer’s front cover.

Load paper into the tray

  • Extend the paper tray and pull it out completely from the printer.
  • Release the lever by pressing the green paper guide. Adjust the paper guides to the extreme ends.
  • Now, take a stack of paper and fan the sheets neatly.
  • Align the sheets correctly and load the stack into the paper tray with the print side facing down.
  • Make sure not to load the sheets beyond the indicated limit. In case you overload the sheets, you will end up in paper jams.
  • Adjust the guides against the paper and insert the paper tray completely into the printer.

Connect your printer to an electrical outlet

  • Take the supplied power cord and connect it to your Brother printer and an electrical outlet.
  • Turn on your Brother printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Once the printer is warmed up, the Ready LED will stop blinking and glow up as solid green.
  • Now, press the Go button to print a test page. A test page can show you the quality of the printouts. Once you send the first print job from your computer, this feature will be disabled.

Software installation

  • Insert the provided CD into your computer’s CD drive. If your computer doesn’t have a CD drive, you can download the printer driver from the official support page of Brother. The upcoming sections can clearly explain the procedure of downloading the printer driver from Brother’s official website.
  • The installation process will begin automatically. In case the Brother screen doesn’t appear on your computer, navigate to My Computer and double-click the setup file to start the installation.
  • When prompted, connect the USB cable between your computer and printer.
  • Follow the commands on the screen in order to complete the installation.


Brother Hl 2240 Driver Download

  • On your computer, you need to open your browser and visit the official support page of Brother.
  • In the Search by Model Name area, type Brother HL 2240 and click Search.
  • On the Supports & Downloads page, click Downloads.
  • On the Downloads page, your OS will be automatically detected, and it will show the compatible drivers. Choose one among them and click its title.
  • In case you are looking for a driver for a different OS, modify the OS according to your requirement. On the Downloads page, choose your OS and language from the respective drop-down menus.
  • Now, it will show you the compatible drivers for the OS you have selected. Choose one among them and click on the respective title.
  • When it takes you to the driver download page, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • When the download is complete, just access it in the saved destination.

Brother Hl 2240 Driver Install

  • As your Brother HL 2240 printer supports USB connectivity alone, you need to prepare your printer for the USB connection. Turn off your printer and verify that you haven’t connected your printer and computer using a USB cable.
  • Now, you need to double-click the downloaded setup file to begin with the installation process.
  • On your Windows computer, when the installation window appears, click Install Printer Driver.
  • When the License Agreement screen appears, accept the terms and conditions.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen until the Connect the Machine screen appears.
  • Take out a USB cable (not included with your printer) and connect it to your printer and computer.
  • Now, turn on your printer and follow the prompts on the screen to complete the installation.


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