QUICK GUIDE ON Brother Printer Not Connecting To Wifi

If you find that your Brother printer is not connecting to Wi-Fi, you can't print or scan via a wireless network. In such situations, you can trust the troubleshooting steps explained in the below topic. If your printer is connected to the wireless network, it makes your work easier. Let’s run some troubleshooting steps to clear the Brother printer wireless problem.

Brother Printer Not Connecting To Wifi

Brother Printer Not Connecting To Wifi

Basic checks: 

  • Make sure your printer is turned ON.
  • Place the printer near the wireless router.
  • Turn OFF the router, then unplug the Ethernet cable and power cord.
  • Wait for few minutes, then connect both the Ethernet cable and power cord to the router.
  • Next, turn ON the router.
  • Remove the power cord from the printer, wait for a few seconds, and reconnect the power cord after few minutes.
  • Again, turn ON the Brother printer.

Steps to reset the Brother printer:

When you reset your printer settings, all the data in the printer will be deleted, and you have to connect the wireless network again. Let’s see how to reset your Brother printer.

Press the power button and turn ON the printer.

Reset steps for DCP model printer:

  • If your printer has a touch screen display, press Menu.
  • With the help of arrow keys, select Initial Setup and then press OK.
  • On the next screen, select Reset and then press OK.
  • Choose the type you want from the next options, select Reset the machine. Now your printer will start the reset process.
  • Once the reset is complete, the printer displays Reboot OK.

Steps to reset Brother MFC printers:

  • Make sure the printer is turned ON.
  • Press the Settings icon on the LCD screen.
  • On the next screen, select All Settings > Initial Setup > Reset.
  • Select Machine will reboot after resetting and then press OK.
  • Now, press OK and wait for few minutes to complete the reset process.
  • Press the Home icon > Settings > All Settings > Network > Network Reset.
  • Once the reset is complete, restart your Brother printer and connect the printer to the Wi-Fi.

Step to connect your Brother printer to Wi-Fi:

There are many ways to connect a Brother printer to a wireless network; let’s see the WPS PIN method.

WPS Pin Code method:

  • With the help of arrow buttons on the control panel, select Network and press OK.
  • On the following menu, select WLAN and then press the OK button.
  • Now, select Setup Wizard and press OK.
  • When WLAN Enable appears on the LCD, press the up arrow key to enable WLAN.
  • Now, the Brother printer will search for the available wireless network.
  • On the next screen, select your wireless SSID using the arrow keys and then press OK.
  • With the help of arrow keys, enter the wireless network password and then press OK.
  • When the LCD prompts Apply Setting, press the Up arrow and then apply the new settings.
  • Now, restart the printer and then print a test print to check the network status.

Finally, you have successfully fixed the Brother printer not connecting to Wi-Fi issue.


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