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BROTHER MFC L8300CDW SUPPORT

MFC L8300CDW PRINTER WINDOWS SETUP

Connecting your brother MFC L8300CDW printer to your windows computer allows you to print and scan from your windows computer. You can connect your MFC L8300CDW printer either using an USB cable or through a wireless network connection. Connecting your L8300CDW printer using an USB cable allows you to scan and print from your windows setup and it is as follows:

  • Unbox your nee brother MFC L8300CDW
  • Remove the packing materials from yourL8300CDW
  • Open the top cover of your MFC L8300CDW
  • Move all the eight drum locks to the directions specified.
  • Take away each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and remove the orange coloured packing materials from each assembly. Also, remove the orange packing materials from the belt unit that is found underneath the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Then, shake the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly to each sides to male the toner cartridges move freely.
  • Now, install the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the holders as the colours specified in the MFC L8300CDWprinter and close the top cover.
  • And then, open the paper tray out and extend the paper extension and load enough number of papers. Now, close the paper tray.
  • Connect the power cord to your printer and to an electrical outlet.
  • Poweron your L8300CDW
  • Connect the USB cable to the computer at once when your MFC L8300CDWprinter is ready with the first time installation. Also, your computer must be connected to an active network connection.
  • At once when your Computer is connected to the L8300CDWprinter, the built in drivers for your Brother MFC L8300CDW printer will automatically gets downloaded in your Brother MFC L8300CDW
  • While connecting the USB cable, make sure that you place your computer and printer at a minimum distance.

MFC L8300CDW PRINTER MAC SETUP

  • Unbox your Brother MFC L8300CDW
  • Remove the packing materials from your L8300CDW
  • Open the top cover of your MFC L8300CDW
  • Move all the eight drum locks to the directions specified.
  • Take away each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and remove the orange coloured packing materials from each assembly. Also, remove the orange packing materials from the belt unit that is found underneath the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Then, shake the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly to each sides to male the toner cartridges move freely.
  • Now, install the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the holders as the colours specified in the MFC L8300CDWprinter and close the top cover.
  • And then, open the paper tray out and extend the paper extension and load enough number of papers. Now, close the paper tray.
  • Connect the power cord to your printer and to an electrical outlet.
  • Poweron your L8300CDW
  • Connect your Mac device to a network connection.
  • In the browser of your device, type brother MFC L8300CDWdrivers for Mac and search.

Brother MFC L8300CDW

BROTHER MFC L8300CDW PRINTER TONER CARTRIDGES INSTALL

BROTHER MFC L8300CDW PRINTER SCANNER SETUP

Your brother MFC L8300CDW printer can scan and you can scan even to an email as follows:

  • Unbox your Brother MFC L8300CDW
  • Remove the packing materials from your L8300CDW
  • Open the top cover of your MFC L8300CDW
  • Move all the eight drum locks to the directions specified.
  • Take away each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and remove the orange coloured packing materials from each assembly. Also, remove the orange packing materials from the belt unit that is found underneath the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Then, shake the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly to each sides to male the toner cartridges move freely.
  • Now, install the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the holders as the colours specified in the MFC L8300CDWprinter and close the top cover.
  • Open the paper tray that is found under the drum unit.
  • Install the white sheets in the paper tray and adjust the width guides. Do not adjust the width guides too tightly as this may damage your paper and may cause paper stuck issues.
  • Connect the power cord to your printer and to an electrical outlet.
  • Poweron your L8300CDW
  • Power on your computer and connect it to an active network connection.
  • Now, connect your brother MFC L8300CDWprinter to the same wireless network connection. Also, you must download the necessary drivers for your MFC L8300CDW
  • Then, press the scan button in your L8300CDW
  • Click on scan to a PC and click ok.
  • Then, select what you want to scan- email, file or OCR and then click ok.
  • And then select the original type, whether it is 1 sided or 2 sided and then click ok.
  • Now, select the colour of the print you want as black and white or colour print and click ok.
  • You can now scan to your PC from your MFC L8300CDW

To scan to an Email:

  • Unbox and remove the packing materials from your MFC L8300CDW
  • Open the front panel of your MFC L8300CDW
  • Open the top cover of your MFC L8300CDW
  • Move all the eight drum locks to the directions specified.
  • Take away each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and remove the orange coloured packing materials from each assembly. Also, remove the orange packing materials from the belt unit that is found underneath the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Then, shake the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly to each sides to male the toner cartridges move freely.
  • Now, install the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the holders as the colours specified in the MFC L8300CDWprinter and close the top cover.
  • Open the paper tray and install the white sheets in the paper tray and adjust the width guides. Do not adjust the width guides too tightly as this may damage your paper and may cause paper stuck issues.
  • Connect the power cord and power on your L8300CDW Load enough number of papers in the input tray.
  • In your brother MFC L8300CDWprinter, click on settings and then click all settings.
  • Now, click on print reports and then click network configuration. And click on yes to print the report.
  • Locate the IP address and password of your L8300CDWprinter and mark it for future use.
  • In your computer web browser, enter your MFC L8300CDWprinter’s IP address and click enter.
  • Enter all the necessary information asked in the desktop, using the print report.
  • Enter the email address to which you must send and then click submit. Now, you will be able to scan to Email.

BROTHER MFC L8300CDW PRINTER WIRELESS SETUP

  • Unbox your Brother MFC L8300CDW
  • Remove the packing materials from your L8300CDW
  • Open the top cover of your MFC L8300CDW
  • Move all the eight drum locks to the directions specified.
  • Take away each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and remove the orange coloured packing materials from each assembly. Also, remove the orange packing materials from the belt unit that is found underneath the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Then, shake the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly to each sides to male the toner cartridges move freely.
  • Now, install the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the holders as the colours specified in the MFC L8300CDWprinter and close the top cover.
  • Open the paper tray and install the white sheets in the paper tray and adjust the width guides. Do not adjust the width guides too tightly as this may damage your paper and may cause paper stuck issues.
  • Connect the power cord to your printer and to an electrical outlet.
  • Poweron your L8300CDW
  • In your brother MFC L8300CDWprinter, click on settings and then click all settings.
  • Now, click on print reports and then click network configuration. And click on yes to print the report.
  • Locate the IP address and password of your 3L8300CDWprinter and mark it for future use.
  • Now, click on settings and then click all settings.
  • Choose network and then click WLAN.
  • Then select setup wizard and press yes to enable WLAN. You can click no to disable WLAN and it is up to your choice.
  • Your L8300CDWprinter will search for all the networks and choose your network and press ok.
  • If the wireless connection is successful, your MFC L8300CDWprinter shows connected in the Computer screen. If your L8300CDW printer is not connected to your wireless connection, redo the steps again. You have more videos in brother printer support to clarify your doubts on brother MFC L8300CDW printer wireless connection issues.

BROTHER MFC L8300CDW PRINTER TROUBLESHOOTING

FIRST TIME INSTALLATION ISSUE:

If your brother MFC L8300CDW printer is not installed for the first time, open the front panel. Pull the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and make sure that you have removed all the packing materials from the drum unit, especially the silica gel. Then, push it back to its place and close the front panel. Turn off your MFC L8300CDW printer and power it on again after some time. This will clear your issue.

REINSTALLING TONER CCARTRIDGE ISSUES:

If your MFC L8300CDW printer creates trouble after reinstalling the toner cartridges, then power off your MFC L8300CDW printer. Power on your brother printer and open the front panel. Pull the drum unit out. Take away the toner cartridge and reinstall it again until you hear a sound that it fixes to its position. Then, move the toner cartridge from one end to the other twice or thrice and close the drum unit and front panel. Now, power off your L8300CDW printer and power on again and your printer would have been ready.

USB CONNECTION ISSUES:

If you find issues with your brother MFC L8300CDW printer wired connection, please be sure that you do not use a USB hub. Using USB hub may create the connectivity issues. If you have issues with your USB connection, try to reconnect the USB cable to your L8300CDW printer and to your computer. If you were to encounter the same issue, try a different USB slot. Then, try connecting a different USB cable, as your USB cable must have damaged and in turn will cause connection issues.

SCANNING ISSUES:

If you are not able to scan even after connecting your L8300CDW printer to a network connection, make sure that you have connected to a wired network connection. Wireless network connection will not support scanning. Only wired network connection allows scanning facility. While scanning, please be sure to choose the correct original type, as it is very important to choose the correct option. Also, give all the necessary information while you are preparing your MFC L8300CDW printer to scan to a Email feature. Enter your brother MFC L8300CDW printer’s email address in the from address and your receiving email address in the to address. Enter the subject in the subject field.

DRIVER DOWNLOADING ISSUES:

While installing drivers for your brother MFC L8300CDW printer in your computer, please download  and install all the drivers and softwares available for your L8300CDW printer. Downloading specific drivers will not allow you to make use of all the printer facilities.

BROTHER PRINTERS CUSTOMER SUPPORT:

Whenever you underwent a problem with your brother MFC L8300CDW printer, seek help from the brother printer support. Also, you have a reference guide to help you out in any of the setup issues. If you are not able to correct the issues with your brother MFC L8300CDW printer, then go ahead for servicing.