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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER DCP L5500DN SETUP

Brother DCP L5500DN uses Electrophotographic Laser print technology that enhances your workflow with fast printing and copying of up to 42 pages per minute. You can enjoy flexible paper handling with a 250-sheet capacity paper tray. To know more about the Brother DCP L5500DN setup, check this page.

UNBOXING & BASIC SETUP

The Brother DCP L5500DN printer unboxing involves the following steps:

  •    Unpacking the printer
  •    Loading paper
  •    Installing software

Now, let us learn the steps in detail.

Brother Dcp L5500dn Setup

Unpacking:

  •    Open the Brother DCP L5500DN printer box.
  •    Take out the printer along with the other packaging contents.
  •    Remove all the protective materials from your printer.
  •    Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and keep them aside.
  •    Open the front cover of your printer.
  •    Remove the orange packing material from the drum unit.
  •    Install the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into your machine.
  •    Close the front cover of your printer.

Loading Paper:

  •    Take out the paper tray from your printer.
  •    Slide the paper guides.
  •    Load the paper with the printable side facing down.
  •    Place the paper tray back into your Brother Dcp L5500dn Setup.
  •    Raise the support flap.

Turn on the printer:

  •    Connect one end of the power cord at the back of your Brother DCP L5500DN printer. You can now connect the other end to an electrical outlet.
  •    Turn on the printer.

You’ve now completed the hardware setup. Now, proceed to the software installation.

Installing software:

  •    You can install the software through the installation disc or by downloading the software package from the official Brother website.
  •    Insert the supplied Brother Installation disc into your computer’s CD/DVD drive.
  •    The installation wizard appears automatically. If the wizard does not appear, go to File Explorer.
  •    Double-click the setup file and follow the on-screen instruction to complete the installation.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN DRIVER DOWNLOAD

The procedure for downloading the driver is quite easy. Users can download the latest driver available on the official Brother website. The steps to download the driver for Windows and Mac are given here.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

You can download the Brother DCP L5500DN Setup driver for Windows with simple and easy steps.

  •    On your computer, open a web browser.
  •    Visit the official Brother website.
  •    Click the Supports tab.
  •    Click Software and Downloads.
  •    Enter your printer model name and then click Search.
  •    Click your printer name. You’ll be directed to the Downloads page.
  •    Select Windows under Select OS Family.
  •    Select the required OS version and then click the blue OK button.
  •    Click Full Driver and Software Package.
  •    Click Download.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN MANUAL DOWNLOAD

  •    On your computer, open a web browser.
  •    Type the URL in the address bar.
  •    Hit the Enter key.
  •    Click Supports and then select Software and Downloads.
  •    Enter Brother DCP L5500DN and then click Search.
  •    Click the printer name, and you’ll be directed to the Downloads page.
  •    Select the Manuals tab.
  •    Select Click to choose next to the user guide name.
  •    Click Download to complete the manual download for Brother Dcp L5500dn Setup.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN DRIVER FOR MAC

You can start downloading the Brother DCP L5500DN driver for Mac by following the steps given below.

  •    On your computer, open a web browser.
  •    Visit the official Brother website.
  •    Click the Supports tab.
  •    Click Software and Downloads.
  •    Enter Brother DCP L5500DN and then click Search.
  •    Click the printer name and you’ll be directed to the Downloads page.
  •    Under Select OS Family, select the Mac option.
  •    Under Select OS version, select the required version.
  •    Click the blue OK button.
  •    Click Full Driver and Software Package followed by Download.
Brother Dcp L5500dn Driver Download

BROTHER DCP L5500DN WIRELESS SETUP

The Brother DCP L5500DN Setup does not support Wi-Fi. You can connect the printer to your network only using the Ethernet cable connection. So if you are looking the perform the wireless setup for this printer, it can’t be done.

HOW TO CHANGE TONER CARTRIDGE ON BROTHER DCP L5500DN

  •    Ensure that your Brother DCP L5500DN printer is turned on.
  •    Open the front cover.
  •    Now, pull out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from your printer.
  •    Push the green lock lever.
  •    Take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  •    Unwrap the new toner cartridge.
  •    Remove the protective materials.
  •    Install the toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  •    Place the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly back into your Brother printer.
  •    Close the front cover.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN SCAN SETUP

Using the 40-page capacity auto document feeder, you can scan to various destinations with a scanning speed of up to 24ipm. So, start the scan setup quickly by following the instructions given below.

If you want to scan using the Scan button on your Brother Dcp L5500dn Setup, do the following.

  •    Before you begin scanning, change the required settings to complete the scan setup.
  •    Place the originals in the ADF.
  •    Press Scan.

Changing the Scan button settings from ControCenter4 (Windows):

  •    On your computer, click the ConrolCenter4 icon in the task tray.
  •    Click Open followed by Device Settings.
  •    Click the Device Scan Settings button.
  •    In the Device Scan Settings dialog box, click any one of the tabs that represent the scanning destinations.
  •    Change the required settings such as File Type, Scan Type, Resolution, Document Size, and File Name.
  •    Once done, click OK.
  •    You can start the scanning process.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN FAX SETUP

The Brother DCP L5500DN Setup does not support the Fax function. Your printer does not enable fax functionality, and you cannot send faxes as you don’t have access to the phone line.

HOW TO PRINT ENVELOPES ON BROTHER DCP L5500DN

  •    Open the printer’s back cover.
  •    Open the MP tray and then pull out the MP tray support.
  •    Slide the MP tray paper guides.
  •    Load the envelope in the MP tray.
  •    On your computer, select the print command.
  •    Select your Brother DCP L5500DN printer.
  •    Click Printing Properties.
  •    Now, the printer driver window opens.
  •    In the printer driver window, select the Paper Size.
  •    Set the Media Type as Envelope.
  •    You can also change the other settings accordingly.
  •    Click OK and then click Print.
Brother Dcp L5500dn Fax Setup

BROTHER DCP L5500DN TROUBLESHOOTING

If your Brother DCP L5500DN encounters a problem, try to identify what causes the problem and start fixing them as troubleshooting helps in eliminating any hardware or software issues.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN PRINTER OFFLINE

If your Brother Dcp L5500dn Setup is offline, try the solutions mentioned below:

Remove print jobs from the print queue: (Windows)

  •    On your computer, open the Control Panel.
  •    Click Hardware and Sounds and then select Devices and Printers.
  •    Open the print queue and then right-click the icon for your Brother printer.
  •    Choose See what’s printing.
  •    On the next screen, select the Printer menu at the top right corner.
  •    Select Cancel All Documents.

Set your printer as the default printer:

  •    On your computer, open the Control Panel.
  •    Click Hardware and Sounds.
  •    Select Devices and Printers and then right-click the icon of your Brother DCP L5500DN printer.
  •    Select Set as default printer.
  •    A green checkmark is now displayed on your Brother printer indicating that the printer is the default printer and is online.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN WONT SCAN

If your Brother DCP L5500DN Setup does not scan, try following these solutions:

  •    Ensure that the ControlCenter application is properly running.
  •    Check whether the scanner driver is properly installed.
  •    Try to stop the firewall on your computer as it stops you from the network scanning software.
  •    Ensure that your printer is assigned an available IP address.
  •    On your computer, click Start > All Programs.
  •    Click Brother and then select Brother Utilities.
  •    In the left navigation bar, click Scan.
  •    Click Scanners and Cameras.
  •    Click the Properties button.
  •    Click Network Settings to confirm your printer’s IP address.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN NOT PRINTING

If your Brother DCP L5500DN is not printing, try these solutions:

Solution 1:

  •    Check whether your Brother DCP L5500DN Setup is online. To check, do the following:
  •    On your computer, click the Start menu.
  •    Click Windows System and then select Control Panel.
  •    Select Hardware and Sound and then choose Devices and Printers.
  •    Search for your Printer, Brother DCP L5500DN Setup.
  •    Once found, right-click your Brother printer.
  •    Click See what’s printing.
  •    On the next screen, select the Printer menu at the top left corner in the menu bar.
  •    Unselect the Use Printer Offline.

Solution 2:

  •    Ensure that the printer driver is installed correctly on your computer.
  •    Check the connection between your printer and computer.
  •    Ensure that your Brother DCP L5500DN printer is turned on.

BROTHER DCP L5500DN PAPER JAM

Try to remove the remaining paper from your printer to prevent the paper jam issue.

Removing the jammed paper in the paper tray:

  •    Pull out the paper tray.
  •    Take out the jammed paper.
  •    Place the paper tray back into your Brother machine.

Removing the jammed paper in the ADF:

  •    Open the ADF cover of your printer.
  •    Take out the jammed documents.
  •    Close the ADF cover.

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