Brother DCP-L3550CDW Setup 2021-05-28T04:58:56+00:00
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER DCP L3550CDW SETUP

Brother DCP L3550CDW Setup is a color wireless three-in-one printer with automatic two-sided printing technology. This printer is suitable for home and small office use. It can print, scan, and copy with high quality at a very low cost.

Box Content:

  •    The Brother DCP L3550CDW printer.
  •    AC Power Cord.
  •    Brother Installation Disc.
  •    Quick Setup Guide.
  •    Product Safety Guide.
Brother DCP L3550CDW Setup

Unboxing The Printer:

  •    Open the box and take the AC power cord, Brother installation disc, and other paperwork.
  •    Now, take the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer from the box.
  •    Remove all the blue packing tapes around the printer.
  •    Open the document cover and remove the transparent sheet from the scanner glass.
  •    Close the document cover.
  •    Open the top cover until it locks.
  •    To remove the cartridge from the drum unit, push all the yellow drum locks towards the drum.
  •    Now, remove the drum unit from the printer.
  •    Remove the orange plastic material from the toner cartridges.
  •    Pull the packing sheet from the printer.
  •    Replace the toner cartridges into the Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup as mentioned and slide all the yellow drum locks.
  •    Now, close the top cover.

Steps To Load Paper In The Paper Tray:

  •    Completely remove the paper tray from the printer.
  •    Remove all blue protective tape and the packing materials from the paper tray.
  •    Press the green levers and slide the paper guides.
  •    Load a paper stack into the paper tray with the print side face down and adjust the paper guides to hold the edges of the paper.
  •    Load the paper below the maximum paper mark.
  •    Gently push the paper tray back into the printer.
  •    Now, connect one side of the AC power cord to the printer and the other side to the power socket.
  •    Press the Power button to turn ON the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer.

Next, finish installing the printer software. The Brother DCP L3550CDW setup is completed successfully.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Driver Download

Usually, the Brother installation disc comes along with the printer. If your computer does not have a CD drive, you can download the driver software from the Brother official website.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Driver for Windows

  •    Open the browser and go to the Brother official website.
  •    On the home page, select your region or country.
  •    On the Support & Downloads page, select Downloads.
  •    Enter your printer model name/number in the Search by Model Name box and click Search.
  •    In another way, you can download the driver from Search by Product Category.
  •    Go with the Search by Model Name method.
  •    On the next page, from the Select OS Family menu, select the Windows radio button and under the Select OS Version, select the OS version and then click OK.
  •    Now, click Full Driver & Software Package to download the Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup driver for your Windows computer.
  •    Double-click your setup file and then follow the on-screen instructions to finish the software installation on the Windows computer.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Driver for Mac

  •    Open the browser and go to Brother Support & Downloads official website.
  •    On the home page, select your region or country.
  •    On the Support & Downloads page, select Downloads.
  •    Enter your printer model name/number in the Search by Model Name box and click Search.
  •    On the next page, from the Select OS Family menu, click on the Mac radio button and under the Select OS Version, select the OS version and then click OK.
  •    Now, click Full Software Package to download the driver for your Mac computer.
  •    Once the download is over, double-click the setup file and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the software installation on the Mac computer.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Manual Download

  •    Turn ON the computer, open the browser, and go to the Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup Support & Downloads official website.
  •    On the home page, select your region or country.
  •    On the Support & Downloads webpage, click Manuals.
  •    Enter your printer’s model name in the Search by Model Name box and click Search.
  •    Locate the desired manual and click Download on the Manuals page.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Wireless Setup

Follow the below steps to connect the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer to a wireless network.

Step 1: On the Printer’s Side

  •    Complete the basic printer setup and turn ON the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer.
  •    Press the Menu button, then press the down arrow button to locate Network and press OK.
  •    Under Network, press the down arrow button to locate WLAN and press OK.
  •    Under the WLAN settings, press the down arrow button to locate WLAN Assistant and press OK.
  •    Connecting to PC message displays on the Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup LCD screen, and the wireless configuration process starts.
  •    Follow the below steps to install the Full Driver & Software Package on the Windows computer.

Step 2: On the Computer’s Side

  •    Turn ON the Windows computer and install the Full Driver & Software Package.
  •    Open the software, select language from the Select your language drop-down list, and click Next.
  •    Please read the License Agreement and select the I accept these license agreement check box and click Next.
  •    In the next window, click the Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) option and click Next.
  •    In the Select Machine section, choose the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer, which you have already configured for wireless connection, and click Next.
  •    Click the Standard (Recommended) radio button from the Select an installation type page.
  •    Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the Full Driver & Software Package installation.
  •    Now, the wireless setup of the Brother DCP L3550CDW Setup is completed successfully.

How To Change Ink Cartridge on Brother DCP L3550CDW

  •    If the print quality is poor, try to change the toner cartridge from the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer.
  •    Confirm that the printer is turned ON.
  •    When there is no ink (low ink) in the cartridge, the printer informs you through its LCD to change the cartridge.
  •    Open the printer’s top cover until it locks and slide the yellow drum lock toward the drum unit.
  •    Wait for few minutes and remove the drum unit from the printer.
  •    Now, place the drum unit on a flat surface and push the green lock lever to remove the toner cartridge.
  •    Now, remove the new toner cartridge from the package and gently remove the orange protective cover.
  •    Please insert the new toner cartridge into the drum unit until it snaps.
  •    Now, place the drum unit into the printer and slide the yellow lock to hold the drum unit firmly.
  •    Finally, close the top cover of Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Scan Setup

  •    Open the document cover until it stays in an open position.
  •    Place the document with the scanning side face down on the upper-left corner of the scanner glass.
  •    Now, close the document cover.
  •    Press Scan and select the computer name that is already configured to the wireless network.
  •    Choose the required scan settings and press Start to scan.
  •    The scanned document is now saved to your computer.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Fax Setup

Configure PC-FAX Setup:

  •    Turn ON the Windows computer and open Brother Utilities.
  •    Click the drop-down list and select the Brother DCP L3550CDW Setup from the list.
  •    Now, choose the PC-FAX option from the navigation bar and click Setup Sending.
  •    Click the User Information tab in the PC-FAX setup dialog box.
  •    Enter the user information in the required field.
  •    Click the Sending tab, enter the number to access an outside line, and select the Include header checkbox.
  •    Select the Address Books tab, choose your address book from the Select Address Book drop-down list, and press OK.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Troubleshoot

The following troubleshooting steps help to solve any connection issues and other printer-related errors.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Printer Offline

  •    If the printer is offline, press the Power button.
  •    Check the power cable and the wireless network connection (if you are using a wireless connection).
  •    Place the printer near the router.
  •    Open the Windows computer and navigate to the Control Panel.
  •    Go to the Devices and Printers section.
  •    Right-click on your Brother printer and choose the See what’s printing option.
  •    In the resulting window, click the Printer menu.
  •    From the displayed options, check if the Pause Printing option or the Use Printer Offline option is selected.
  •    Even if one of these options is selected, deselect it.
  •    Now, the Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup offline problem should get fixed.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Not Printing

  •    Check whether the power cable is connected to the printer; if the power cable is damaged, connect with a new one.
  •    Make sure that the Brother DCP L3550CDW printer is turned ON.
  •    Check if the printer and the computer are connected to the same wireless network (if you have chosen a wireless connection).
  •    Uninstall and reinstall the printer driver on your computer.
  •    Now, restart your printer and run a test page to check the printer status.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Won’t Scan

  •    To solve this issue, check the connection between the Brother printer and the computer.
  •    Check if the scan driver is installed properly on the computer.
  •    Turn ON your Windows computer and click Start > All apps > Brother > Brother Utilities.
  •    Select the printer model name from the drop-down list.
  •    Click Scan > Scanners and Cameras.
  •    In the Scanners and Cameras Wizard, click the Brother Dcp L3550cdw Setup icon and click Properties.
  •    Following the dialog box, click Events and click the Scan/Image Button from the select an Event drop-down list.
  •    Click the Start this program radio button and select Brother iPrint&Scan from the drop-down list.
  •    Now, click OK.
  •    Check if the firewall is active on your computer because the firewall blocks the Brother iPrint&Scan tool from connecting with the printer.
  •    Download and install the latest firmware from the Brother official website.
  •    Now, restart your computer and the printer.
  •    This solves the scan issues of your Brother printer.

Brother DCP L3550CDW Paper Jam

Paper Jammed In The Paper Tray:

  •    In case paper is jammed in the paper tray, pull the paper tray from the printer.
  •    If you see any jammed paper, hold the paper with your hands and gently remove the jammed sheets from the printer.
  •    Check for any torn or curled edges. If yes, straighten the sheets. If not, load the paper stack back into the paper tray. Ensure that the paper is below the maximum paper mark and adjust the paper guides.
  •    Now, insert the paper tray back into the printer.

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