QUICK GUIDE ON Brother Mfc J995dw Install

The Brother MFC J995DW printer comes with an all-in-one technology that can be the right choice for your home or office use. The printer has re-engineered ink cartridges with an internal storage tank, which can give out uninterrupted printing for up to 1 year. With the 2.7" LCD, you can literally perform all the tasks on the Brother printer. The printer allows you to print more documents at a low printing cost. It can give out ten pages per minute for both black and color. The photo printing takes 49 seconds. The printer enables duplex printing with a tray capacity of 150 sheets.

Brother Mfc J995dw Install


  • The Brother Installation CD
  • Ink Cartridges x4
  • Quick Setup and Installation Guide
  • A Telephone cord     


  • Place the Installation CD into the CD/DVD drive.
  • Follow the commands on the screen.
  • When the connection screen appears, select the method of connection you want for the printer.
  • Complete the software installation.


  • Unpack the printer from the carton and place it within the proximity range of the computer and the router.
  • Open the front paper tray from the printer and open the output tray cover.
  • Move the paper guides to the sides of the tray. 
  • Take out a stack of paper and place it inside; bring the paper guides to the edges of the paper.
  • Close the output tray cover and push the paper tray back into the body of the Brother printer.
  • Remove the power cord from the sealed packaging and connect the plug to the main power source and the Brother printer.
  • Adjust the Control panel according to your requirement.
  • Open the ink cartridge cover on the right side of the Control panel and unpack the ink cartridge.
  • Gently shake the cartridge 10-15 times and then insert it into the Brother printer.
  • Repeat the same series of steps to install the other ink cartridges.
  • Press the Power button on the Brother printer.
  • Set the date and time on the Brother control panel.
  • Press the Settings option, select All Settings Initial Setup Local Language; select your language and press the Home button.


The Brother MFC J995DW driver is for your computer. With the driver downloaded and installed on your computer, you can connect to the printer and perform tasks with just a click away. We have described the steps to download the printer driver for both Windows and Mac operating systems.


  • On this very support page, click the Driver Download button for Windows OS.
  • Once the click is made, the printer driver for your computer will be downloaded immediately.
  • You can also download the printer driver from the official Brother support page.
  • Open the support page for the Brother MFC J995DW printer.
  • Click the Downloads tab.
  • Select the Windows option from the Select OS Family section.
  • Click the OK button.
  • Under the Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA) section, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.


  • On this page, click the Driver Downloadbutton for Mac OS.
  • The very next second, the driver will be downloaded to the Mac computer.
  • One more way to download the driver for the printer is from the official Brother support page.
  • Open the Brother MFC J995DW printer support page.
  • Click the Downloads tab.
  • Select the Mac option from the Select OS Family section.
  • Select the version from Select OS Version; click the OK button.
  • Click Full Driver Software Package (Recommended).
  • When the next page opens, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.


  • Once you have downloaded the driver from our support page or the Brother support page, you can start with the installation.
  • Do a double-click on the setup file to initialize.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the setup.
  • When the connection screen appears, you will be asked to select the connection from a list of options.
  • Choose the connection you wish to have for the Brother MFC J995DW printer and complete the installation.


There are two simple ways to download the manual for your printer.

  • All you have to do on this page is to click the Manual Download button, and the manual is yours the very next second.
  • If you wish to download the manual from the official Brother support page, open the support page for the printer.
  • Click the Manualstab on the left side of the page.
  • Under the User's Guide section, click the Download button for Online User's Guide.



To connect the Brother MFC J995DW printer to the wireless network, you can use the WPS method. The WPS Push Button method can only be used if your router has a WPS button. Before we proceed, you need to configure the printer.

  • Press the Settings option.
  • Select All Settings Network WLANand then finally select WPS.
  • When the printer LCD shows the message, Enable WLAN?, press Yes.
  • (The wireless setup wizard will begin)
  • Press the WPS button on your wireless router and then press OK on the Brother MFC J995DW printer.
  • The configuration will start now. 
  • Once the connection is secure, you will read the message Connected on the printer LCD.


The PIN method is one more way of connecting the Brother MFC J995DW printer to the wireless network. This method can be followed if you have a WPS-enabled router.

  • Select the Settings on the Brother printer.
  • Select the following options, All Settings Network WLAN WPS w/ PIN code
  • The Brother printer LCD will now display an 8-digit pin; make a note of it.
  • Open the browser on your computer.
  • Enter the IP address of your router.
  • Navigate to the WPS settings page and then enter the 8-digit pin.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the wireless setup.


To learn how to scan on your printer, you must know the basics of loading a document.

On the Brother MFC J995DW printer, you can load the original document in the ADF (print side facing up) and in the Scanner glass (print side facing down).


  • Place the original documents into the ADF/scanner glass.
  • Press the Scan button on the Brother printer control panel.
  • Press the navigation buttons and select [to PC] [to Image], press the OK button.
  • Since we have the Brother printer connected to the network, press the Up or Down arrow buttons to select the computer. Then, press the OKbutton.
  • Press the Black Start or the Color Start button to start the scan.


  • Load the document.
  • Select Scan to PC to E-mail.
  • Use the navigation buttons on the control panel to select the computer (when connected over a network).
  • To make changes to the scan settings, select Options.
  • Press the Start button to begin scanning.
  • The document will be scanned by email.


  • Make sure that the Brother printer is turned on.
  • Open the ink tank cover located on the right side of the printer.
  • Press and release the tab on top of the ink cartridge.
  • Remove the cartridge from the slot and keep it aside (repeat the last set of steps to remove the other ink cartridges from the printer).
  • Unpack the ink cartridges from the sealed packaging.
  • Push it inside the slot until you hear a click.
  • Once the ink cartridge installation is done, close the ink tank cover.
Brother Mfc J995dw Install


The default password for the Brother MFC J995DW printer is located at the back of the printer (printed on a label). The password can be seen in the Pwd section.


You may face few issues with your Brother MFC J995DW printer. Some of them are related to printing/scanning/copying errors, paper jams, and error messages. Make sure you have the Brother printer connected to the power source and the computer properly. If you are working with a USB connection, always ensure that the cable is connected firmly between the computer and the Brother printer. Make sure that you have checked the wireless connection and remove any other electronic devices that disrupt the signal.

Method 1: Configure Printer Properties

  • Open Control Panel on your computer.
  • Select the Devices and Printers option.
  • Select the Brother printer from the list.
  • Do a right-click on the printer and click the Printer Properties option.
  • Click the Ports tab and click the Configure Port button at the bottom right corner.
  • Click the checkbox to uncheck SNMP Status Enabled (only if the option is ticked).
  • Click the OKbutton to save changes.

Method 2: Start Print Spooler

  • Open the Run command (Windows key + R).
  • Type services.mscin the Run command field; press the Enter button.
  • The Windows Services window will now open.
  • Locate the Print Spooler service, perform a right-click, and select the Restart option.

  • Make sure that the DCP printer is turned on or connected to the power source.
  • Ensure that the printer does not go through any errors like paper jam, paper feed, or offline problems.
  • Always check the paper tray and see if you have loaded the paper correctly. If not, take out the paper stack and fan them out evenly. Place them inside and adjust the edge guides against the paper.
  • One more cause that could lead to the printer not printing is the print jobs in the queue.
  • Always delete pending jobs if you find a lot lined up.

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