BROTHER DCP J4120DW SETUP 2022-01-24T09:58:19+00:00

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BROTHER DCP J4120DW Setup – Desc & Steps

As a multi-function InkJet printer, Brother DCP J4120DW performs at a high speed ranging from 18 up to 21 pages per minute. With a unique and less complicated connection to cloud services, the printer is considered to be the best choice for a small office or mid-level office. The best thing is you can also print directly from an SD card, SDHC, SDXC, and flash drive.

Brother DCP J4120DW Setup


UNBOXING & BASIC SETUP

CONTENTS IN THE BOX

  • The Brother DCP J4120DW printer
  • Ink Cartridges (4)
  • Quick Setup and Reference Guide
  • Power Cord
  • Installation CD

When it comes to a basic printer setup, it consists of a two-step process. Here are the steps for a basic setup in detail.

SOFTWARE SETUP

Since the printer comes with an installation CD, the process is quite simple.

  •   Place the CD into the CD/DVD drive of the computer.
  •   Wait for the computer to detect the CD and for the Autoplay window to open.
  •   Follow the commands on the screen.
  •   When the connection page opens, select the type of connection you want for the printer.
  •   Complete the setup process.
  •   You can download more drivers you want for the printer (if necessary).

HARDWARE SETUP

  • Unpack the Brother printer from the carton.
  • Place the printer within the proximity range of the computer and the wireless router.
  • Ensure that there are no protective tapes surrounding the printer body.
  • Open the paper tray from the bottom of the printer.
  • Open the cover of the paper tray.
  • Adjust the paper guides based on the size of paper you are going to place.
  • Have a paper stack ready to place inside.
  • Adjust and fan out the paper evenly, so there won’t be any printing problems in the future.
  • Place the paper stack into the paper tray and adjust the guides accordingly.
  • Close the cover and push the paper tray back into the Brother printer.
  • Unpack the power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect it to the power source and the rear end of the Brother printer. Now, turn on the printer.
  • When the display lights up, use the navigation buttons and select a suitable language of your choice.
  • Open the ink cartridge cover on the right side of the printer body.
  • Unpack each and every cartridge from the protective packaging.
  • Remove the protective material that is covering the cartridge and discard it.
  • Install the cartridges into the slots one by one and close the cartridge cover.
  • Raise the control panel and the hardware setup for the Brother DCP J4120DW printer is complete.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW DRIVER DOWNLOAD

The Brother DCP J4120DW 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.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • On this very support page, click the Driver Download button for Windows OS.
  • Once the click is made, the printer driver for the computer will be downloaded immediately.
  • You can also download the Brother printer driver from the official Brother support page.
  • Open the support page for the Brother DCP J4120DW 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.
Brother DCP J4120DW driver download

BROTHER DCP J4120DW DRIVER FOR MAC

  • On this page, click the Driver Download button 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 DCP J4120DW printer support page.
  • Click the Downloads tab on the page.
  • 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 page opens, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW DRIVER INSTALL

  • Once you have the driver downloaded from our support page or from the Brother support page, you can start with the installation.
  • Do a double-click on the setup file to begin the installation.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the setup.
  • When the connection screen appears, you will be asked to choose from a selection of options.
  • Choose the connection you wish to have for the Brother DCP J4120DW printer and complete the installation.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW MANUAL DOWNLOAD

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

  • On this page, all you have to do is 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 Manuals tab on the left side of the page.
  • Under the User’s Guide section, click the Download button for Online User’s Guide.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW WIRELESS SETUP

When it comes to the wireless setup for the Brother DCP J4120DW printer, you can easily follow the Wi-Fi Protected Setup method. Here are the pointers to connect the printer to the wireless network.

WPS METHOD

Here are the simple steps to connect the printer to the wireless network using WPS.

  • Make sure that your Brother DCP printer is turned on.
  • On the printer control panel, press the Wi-Fi button three times.
  • The Wi-Fi LED on the printer will start blinking.
  • Within the next minute, press the WPS button on the router.
  • After some time, the printer will be connected to the wireless network.

SWITCH FROM USB TO WI-FI

  • Ensure that the Brother DCP J4120DW printer is turned on.
  • On the printer control panel, select Settings.
  • Choose Network.
  • Press the WLAN option.
  • Select Setup Wizard.
  • When the display prompts you with the message, Switch Network interface to wireless? press the Yes button.
  • The wireless setup wizard will start.
  • The printer will search for a list of wireless networks available.
  • Use the navigation buttons on the control panel and select your wireless network from the list.
  • If you have the wireless network password-protected, enter the network key in the given field.
  • Press OK.
brother dcp j4120dw Usb to wifi setup

BROTHER DCP J4120DW AIRPRINT

AirPrint is a wireless printing feature (easier for mobile printing). AirPrint is compatible with only iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Ensure that the iPad device is connected to the same network as the Brother printer.

  • Select a document you want to print on your iOS device.
  • Tap the Share icon.
  • Select the Print option from the list.
  • Choose the Brother DCP J4120DW printer from the printer(s) list.
  • Tap the + icon if you wish to have more copies of the document.
  • Finally, tap the Print button in the top-right corner of the iOS device.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW TONER REPLACEMENT

Since Brother DCP J4120DW is an InkJet printer, you can replace only the ink cartridges on this printer.

If you feel that your printer has run out of ink or is facing some print quality issues, the best way to resolve it is to replace the ink cartridges on the printer. Follow these steps to do the same.

  • With the printer turned on, open the cartridge cover from the right side of the printer.
  • Press the lock to release the ink cartridge from the respective color slot.
  • Unpack the new ink cartridge from the cover.
  • Gently insert the ink cartridge in its position into the slot.
  • Once placed properly, press the lock to hold the cartridge intact.
  • Repeat the set of steps for the other ink cartridges (if necessary).

BROTHER DCP J4120DW SCAN SETUP

To scan, you must know how to place the document on the printer.

  • The Brother DCP J4120DW printer comes with a scanner glass.
  • Open the document cover of the printer.
  • Place the document you want to scan with the print side facing down on the scanner glass.
  • Adjust the document according to the edges of the glass; close the document cover.
  • The document is ready to be scanned.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW TROUBLESHOOT

There can be several issues that you might face while using your Brother DCP J4120DW printer. Some of the problems are related to scanning and printing. At times, you might have to fix paper jams and copying and scanning error messages. Make sure that you have the Brother printer connected to the power source and to the computer properly. If you are working with the USB connection, always ensure to have the cable connected firmly between the computer and the Brother printer. Make sure that you check the wireless connection and remove any other electronic devices that can cause disruptions in the signal.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW PRINTER OFFLINE

METHOD 1: CONFIGURE PRINTER PROPERTIES

  • Open Control Panel.
  • 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 OK button to save the changes.

METHOD 2: RESTART 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.
  • Do a right-click and select the Restart option.
paper jam

BROTHER DCP J4120DW WON’T PRINT

  • Make sure that the Brother DCP J4120DW printer is turned on and connected to the power source.
  • Check for paper jams.
  • If the Brother printer is connected using a USB cable, check if the cable is properly attached between the printer and the computer.
  • See the paper tray of the printer; check if the paper stack is properly placed without any curls or damages.
  • Always check the paper tray and see if you have installed the paper correctly. If not, take out the paper stack and fan the sheets out evenly. Place them inside and adjust the paper guides in accordance with the tray.
  • One more cause that could lead to the printer not printing is the print jobs in queue. Always delete the pending jobs if you find a lot lined up.

CHECK THE INK CARTRIDGE PLACEMENT

  • Make sure that the printer is turned on.
  • Open the cartridge cover.
  • Check if the cartridges are placed properly.
  • If the lock is not proper, remove the ink cartridge.
  • Place the cartridge back into the slot and then lock it properly.

BROTHER DCP J4120DW PAPER JAM

When it comes to paper jams, the printer will stop printing and it will lead to other problems. Here are the steps to resolve the paper jam issue on the Brother DCP J4120DW printer.

  • Turn off the printer.
  • Remove the power cord connected to the power source.
  • From the bottom of the printer, pull out the paper tray completely.
  • Look inside the printer and remove the jammed paper slowly from the inside.
  • Ensure that the paper does not get torn or damaged further in the process.

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