Brother MFC 490CW is an All-in-One wireless printer with all the basic to advanced features which a normal user expects from a printer. It has a 3.3-inch color LCD screen with a whole lot of dedicated buttons (fax dialing pad on the left side, function keys and menu navigation buttons on the right, along with the controls to start a copy, scan, etc.), which makes the user handle the machine more effectively. It prints about 33 pages per minute (ppm) for black prints and 27 ppm for color prints. With all that said, let us discuss the Brother MFC 490CW setup in the upcoming sections.
Printer drivers are an essential tool that allows the printer to communicate with your computer. But keep in mind that printer drivers differ for various Operating Systems. So, whenever you download the printer drivers, select your PC’s OS and version to download the relevant printer drivers. In the below sections, we have discussed the driver download and installation steps for Windows and Mac computers. Do check it out.
Before performing the wireless setup, you need to be aware of the wireless network settings of your router. Check the base or backside of the router to find the Network Name (SSID) and Network Password (Password).
Faxing is the more secure means of transferring the scanned data to another end. As your Brother MFC 490CW printer supports fax capabilities, read this section to check out the fax setup in a more detailed manner.
Note: If you are using the ADF, the machine will start scanning and send the document. If you use the scanner glass, choose either Mono or Color in the Color Settings to proceed
Brother MFC 490CW has full support for mobile printing and scanning. To make this happen, Brother has developed its own application called Brother iPrint&Scan . It is a free application that permits you to print from and scan to your mobile devices. In recent years, some of the new advanced features have been added.
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