Brother Mfc J1215w Wifi Setup [Simple Steps]

The Brother MFC J1215W printer supports the Wi-Fi feature and you can connect the printer directly to the wireless network. On this page, we have explained the topic of the Brother MFC J1215W Wi-Fi setup. Follow the steps to complete the wireless setup on both Windows and Mac.

Manually connect the printer to the wireless network: 

There are many methods to connect the Brother printer to the Wi-Fi network. Let’s see some of the wireless network setups.

WPS PIN Method:

  • Make sure that the printer is unpacked and turned ON.
  • Place the printer near the router.
  • On the control panel, press the Wi-Fi button five times.
  • Now, the printer will automatically print the eight-digit PIN. You need to note down this PIN.
  • Make sure that the Windows computer is connected to the network.
  • Now, launch the default web browser on the computer.
  • In the address bar, type the printer’s IP address and then go to the WPS settings page.
  • On the WPS settings page, type the PIN that you have noted.
  • On the Windows computer, click the Start icon and then type “control panel.”
  • Click Control Panel from the best match.
  • On the Control Panel screen, you need to click Hardware and Sound.
  • In the Hardware and Sound window, click Add a device.
  • Make sure the Brother printer and the computer are connected to the same network.
  • Now, select your Brother printer from the list and then click Next.
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  • Type the PIN and then click Next.
  • If the printer is added, click Close.

 Alternative Method:

  • Make sure the printer is turned ON.
  • Place the printer near the router.
  • Check if any error LED blinks on the control panel.
  • If there is no error notification, then start the wireless setup.
  • Press the Wi-Fi button three times. Now, the Wi-Fi LED starts flashing.
  • Now, press the WPS button on the router for five seconds.
  • When the printer is connected to the router, the Power LED and the Wi-Fi LED will be lit.
  • After you have successfully completed the Brother MFC J1215W Wi-Fi setup, download and install the printer driver on the computer.

 Steps to install the wireless printer driver:

  • On the Windows computer, launch the default web browser.
  • Go to the Brother official website and surf the Brother MFC J1215W printer driver.
  • Make sure the Brother printer and the computer are connected to the same wireless network.
  • When you find the driver, download it on the computer.
  • Once the driver download is complete, double-click the setup file and start the driver installation process.
  • Now, the Brother Machine Installation window appears.
  • Click the drop-down box to select the preferred language and then click Next.
  • Read the license carefully, then select the checkbox for I accept this license agreement and click Next.
  • In the Connection Type window, select the Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) radio button and then click Next.
  • On the Detecting Existing Wireless Network Settings screen, select the radio button for Yes, I want to connect the machine to this wireless network and then click Next.
  • On the next screen, your printer name will be listed. If not, click the Refresh button.
  • Now, select the Brother printer in the Select Machine window and then click Next.
  • On the next screen, select the radio button for Standard (Recommended) and then click Next.
  • Finally, follow the installation screen instructions to complete the wireless setup on your computer.

You have now seen how to connect your Brother HL-2270DW printer to Wi-Fi. In case you are stuck during the Wi-Fi setup, click the Call button and contact us for assistance in resolving it.


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