Brother Hl L2321d Setup

Brother HL-L2321D is a compact laser printer with advanced printing features. As this printer supports Ethernet and Wireless LAN, you can connect any wireless device to it. The basic printer setup is pretty simple. If you are new to the Brother HL-L2321D printer setup, follow these steps.

Unboxing the printer:

  • Start by taking out your printer from the package.
  • Next, check the printer components.
  • Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  • Open the front cover and remove the orange protective part from the drum unit handle.
  • Pull out the drum unit from the printer.
  • Unpack the toner cartridge and remove the orange protective part.
  • Install the toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Fix the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer and close the front cover.
Brother Hl L2321d Setup

Loading the paper:

  • Pull the paper tray out of the printer.
  • Slide apart the paper guides for loading paper.
  • Fan a stack of legal plain paper and load it into the tray.
  • Adjust the loaded paper stack with the paper guides.
  • Make sure not to load the paper more than the specified limit.
  • Push the paper tray back into the printer.

Turning on the printer:

Once you have loaded the paper tray with enough paper, prepare the provided power cord for making the connection. Connect your printer to a wall outlet using the power cord. Turn on your Brother printer and wait until the Ready LED turns solid green.

Installing the printer software:

  • Insert the provided CD-ROM into your computer's CD/DVD drive.
  • Make sure that your printer is turned on.
  • Do not connect your printer to your computer until prompted by the driver installation wizard.
  • Run the setup file from the CD drive.
  • Read and agree to the license agreements.
  • Install the required software by choosing them in the driver installation wizard.
  • Choose your connection type and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Once the connection is made, the setup wizard will display the confirmation message.
  • You can also verify the connection by printing a test page.
  • After completing the driver installation, verify the printer functionality.

You have now completed the basic setup for your Brother HL-L2321D printer.

BROTHER HL L2321D DRIVER DOWNLOAD

The driver for your Brother HL-L2321D printer is available on the CD-ROM that came with your printer. You can use it to run the driver on your printer. In case the CD-ROM is not included in the package or not supported by your computer, download the driver by clicking the Driver Download button on this page. Alternatively, you can get the driver from the official Brother site.

BROTHER HL L2321D DRIVER MAC

  • On your Mac, open the default browser.
  • Go to the official Brother site.
  • Click the Support tab and select Support Center.
  • On the next page, enter ‘Brother HL-L2321D' in the search field and click Search.
  • Select the printer model from the search result.
  • Click the link below Downloads & Drivers.
  • Check if your macOS version has been detected and is displayed in the Select Your Operating System (OS) section.
  • Click OK and choose the required driver from the displayed list.
  • If prompted, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button to download the driver on your Mac.

BROTHER HL L2321D DRIVER WINDOWS

Before starting:

Check if the Internet connection is stable. Disconnect the USB cable connected between your printer and computer, if any. Remove any previously installed Brother printer driver from your Windows computer.

Downloading the printer driver:

  • On your Windows computer, open the default browser.
  • Go to the official Brother site and click Support -> Support Center.
  • Input your printer's model number in the search field and click Search.
  • Select the printer model number from the search result.
  • Under Downloads & Drivers, click the link to go to the Downloads page.
  • Select your Windows OS version in the Select Your Operating System (OS) section, if it isn't detected automatically.
  • Choose the required driver from the displayed list and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Wait until the download is completed.

BROTHER HL L2321D DRIVER INSTALLATION

  • You can run the driver installation process using the provided CD-ROM or the downloaded driver package.
  • For Windows, the User Account Control dialog box appears when you run the setup file. Click Yes to make changes to your system by installing the printer driver.
  • For Mac, you will be prompted to enter the administrator password to run the driver installation process. Enter the password in the available field and click Continue.
  • If you run the setup file from the CD drive, click the Install Printer Driver button from the CD menu that appears.
  • Agree to the EULA and install the required software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard.
  • Choose your connection type from the available options and click Next.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions to establish the connection between your printer and computer.
  • After installing the printer driver, print a test page to check the connection.
  • If your printer prints the test page, it means that the driver installation process is successful. Henceforth, you can access your printer from the computer.

BROTHER HL L2321D MANUAL DOWNLOAD

The manual for your Brother HL-L2321D printer is provided along with the printer package during the first-time purchase. If the manual is not available in the package, download it by clicking the Manual Download button on this page. Alternatively, get the manual from the official Brother site by following these steps.

  • On your computer, launch a browser and go to the official Brother site.
  • Click the Support tab and select Support Center.
  • On the Brother Support Center page, enter your printer's model number in the search field and click the Search button.
  • Select the printer model from the search result.
  • Click the link to go to the Manuals page.
  • If necessary, choose your language from the Language drop-down menu.
  • Select the required manual from the displayed list and click the Download button.
  • If the manual opens as a PDF, click the Download icon to download the manual on your computer.

HOW TO INSTALL BROTHER HL-L2321D IN UBUNTU

Downloading the Driver Install Tool:

  • On your Ubuntu desktop, open the default browser and go to the official Brother site.
  • Click Support -> Support Center.
  • On the next page, enter ‘Brother HL-L2321D' in the search field and click Search.
  • Select the printer model from the search result and click the link below Downloads & Drivers.
  • Choose your Linux OS version in the Select Your Operating System (OS) section and click OK.
  • Select Driver Install Tool and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Save the tool to your Downloads folder and wait until the download is completed.

Installing the Driver Install Tool via Terminal:

  • On your Ubuntu desktop, open Terminal.
  • Type the cd Downloads command in the Terminal window and hit the Enter key to open the Downloads folder.
  • Next, type the command gunzip linux-brprinter-installer-2.1 (1).1-1.gz and hit the Enter key to extract the downloaded file.
  • Enter the command sudo bash linux-brprinter-installer-2.1 (1).1-1 HL-L2321D and hit the Enter key to install the driver.

TROUBLESHOOTING AND INSTALLATION

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BROTHER HL-L2321D DUPLEX PRINTING

Carry out these steps to perform duplex printing on your Brother HL-L2321D printer.

  • To begin with, turn on your printer.
  • Connect your printer and Windows computer via a USB cable or over a wireless network.
  • Load the paper input tray of your printer with the A4 print media.
  • On your Windows computer, open the print application.
  • Select the Print option from the File tab or press the Print command (Ctrl + P).
  • Choose your printer's name from the drop-down menu and click the Properties or Preferences button.
  • In the printer driver window that appears, click the Portrait or Landscape option to check the orientation of the printout.
  • Select the 2-sided or 2-sided (Manual) option from the 2-sided / Booklet drop-down menu.
  • Click the 2-sided Settings button and select the required 2-sided type.
  • Select the Binding Offset checkbox and click OK to save the settings.
  • For automatic 2-sided printing, click OK in the Print dialog box.
  • For manual 2-sided printing, click OK and follow the on-screen instructions.

BROTHER HL L2321D TONER REPLACEMENT

If the toner is low or the toner life has ended, the Toner light will start flashing yellow. In such cases, replace the toner cartridge by following these steps.

  • With the Brother HL-L2321D printer turned on, open the front cover.
  • Take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly.
  • Next, push the green lock lever to remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Clean the corona wire inside the drum unit.
  • Unpack the new toner cartridge.
  • Remove the packing materials from the new toner cartridge.
  • Install the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Refix the assembly into the printer and close the front cover.

You have now replaced the toner cartridge.

BROTHER HL-L2321D TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshooting your printer resolves all kinds of problems. For network-related issues, Brother provides the Network Connection Repair Tool. You can use the utility to automatically fix the wireless connection issues. For printing issues, diagnose the actual cause and execute the correct troubleshooting steps. In case you need assistance in resolving your printer issues, contact us.

BROTHER HL L2321D DRUM LIGHT BLINKING

If the Drum light is blinking on your Brother HL-L2321D printer, then the drum unit might have reached the end of its life. Sometimes, this can happen if the drum unit is not installed properly inside the printer. To stop the blinking Drum light, follow these steps.

  • With the printer turned on, open the front cover and take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Remove the toner cartridge and reinstall it into the drum unit.
  • Close the front cover and check if the Drum light stops flashing.
  • If the problem persists, replace the drum unit and reset the drum unit counter.
  • To reset the drum unit counter, open the front cover.
  • Press and hold the Go button for at least four seconds.
  • Close the front cover and check if the Drum LED is turned off.

BROTHER HL-L2321D FACTORY RESET

  • Turn off your printer by pressing and holding the Power button.
  • Ensure that the front cover is closed and the power cord is plugged into your printer.
  • Press and hold the Go button while turning on the printer.
  • Hold the Go button until the LEDs on the printer control panel light up.
  • Next, press the Go button eight times to restore your printer settings to factory defaults.

BROTHER HL-L2321D PAPER JAM

  • If a paper is jammed while printing your document, turn off your printer first.
  • Check for the jammed paper in the following areas.
  • Paper tray
  • Back of the printer
  • Inside the printer
  • 2-sided tray
  • Remove the jammed paper out of the printer without damaging the internal parts.
  • Check for any paper bits inside the printer.
  • If necessary, reinstall the drum unit.
  • Restart your printer and check if the problem is resolved.

BROTHER HL-L2321D NOT PRINTING

  • If your Brother HL-L2321D printer is not printing a document, check if you have loaded the supported print media into the paper tray.
  • Verify if the connection between your printer and computer is stable.
  • If necessary, replace the USB cable.
  • On your computer, open the print application and check if your printer's name is selected.
  • Check the print settings and then set your printer as default on your computer.
  • If the printing issue persists, reinstall the printer driver.

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